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World Finance Leaders Scramble For A Solution To Escalating Trade War, Rising Rates

The main takeaway from the IMF and World Bank Group annual meeting in Bali, which hosted financial ministers and central bank governors from around...

Zero-Down Subprime Mortgages Are Back, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, banks are once again taking bets on the same type of loans that nearly collapsed the...

What You Need to Know as Sears Slides Toward a Bankruptcy Filing

Sears Holdings Corp., one of America’s most iconic retailers, is said to be planning to file for bankruptcy as early as this Sunday. Negotiations...

America, From Sears To Google (Or Why Silicon Valley Is Set Up For “The...

Authored by Peter Zeihan via Knowledge Leaders Capital blog, Today’s story begins with the once-behemoth that is the American retail firm, Sears. In the last week...

“We Saw Similar Setups In 2000 & 2007” – Chartist Warns Of “Deeper Selloff”

While Friday's panic-bid scramble back up to the optically-pleasing moving-averages has prompted some hope that the worst is behind US markets, this week's plunge,...

Fed Inspector Turned Whistleblower Reveals System Rigged For Goldman Sachs

Five years after we first reported on the "Goldman whistleblower" at the NY Fed, Carmen Segarra, the former bank examiner is out with a...

Beijing: China’s Trade Surplus With US Widens to Record $34.13 Billion

China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the American market rose by 13...

The Myth Of The Eternal Market Bubble And Why It Is Dead Wrong

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, Economic collapse is not an event - it is a process. I’ve been saying this since the initial 2008 crash,...

Trump Says Fed ‘Has Gone Crazy’ Following Stock Market Selloff

President Donald Trump again criticized the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates following the worst market sell-off since February. “The Fed has gone crazy,” he...

“This Is The Tipping Point”: One Bank Is Calling For A 30% Market Correction

While some believe that it is the level (or stock) of the 10Y yield during a rate rout that determines the resulting revulsion toward...

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