Grant Williams On Flushing The Impurities Of QE From The System

Grant Williams "pulls no punches" in this all-encompassing presentation as the "Things That Make You Go Hmmm" author reflects on what is behind us and looks ahead at the ugly reality that we will face when "the impurities of QE… [...]

Russell Napier: "We Are On The Eve Of A Deflationary Shock "

In the aftermath of Ray Dalio’s conversion to an inflationista earlier this year (even if he has since once again been pushing a deflationary agenda when he once again went long Treasurys in late September as Zero Hedge reported previously), which prom… [...]

Guest Post: Economic Prosperity Ahead Or A Train A Comin’

Originally posted at Monty Pelerin’s World blog, Whether the light at the end of the economic tunnel represents sunshine or an on-coming train depends on whom you ask. I am of the opinion that it is a train a comin’. Economic matters cannot get bette… [...]

A-Rod And Janet Yellen: What Valuation, Debt And The Fed Can Say About The Next Bear Market

Submitted by F.F. Wiley of Cyniconomics What Can Valuation, Debt and the Fed Tell Us about the Next Bear Market? We last wrote about stock valuation in August, when we looked at three types of P/E multiples and argued that stocks were more stretched t… [...]

Default, Deflation and Financial Repression

Back in March 2011, author Carmen Reinhart wrote a comment in Bloomberg describing the term “financial repression.”  He wrote: “As they have before in the aftermath of financial crises or wars, governments and central banks are increasingly … [...]

US Government Busted For Using Pirated Software To Manage Army Troop Movements

When the US government said the sequester would cripple its ability to single-handedly rule over the world, it wasn’t kidding. Either that, or Joe Biden’s Joint Strategic Plan to “curb” copyright infringement was just a case of very confused humor by t… [...]

5 Things To Ponder Over Thanksgiving

Submitted by Lance Roberts of STA Wealth Management, With the "inmates in charge of the asylum" during this holiday shortened trading week it seemed to be an apropriate opportunity to share a virtual cornucopia of topics to consider while enj… [...]

Bill Gross: "Give Thanks To The Fed, But Not Your Wallet"

Some holiday cheer from the one person who surely has the most reasons (over a trillion) to be thankful to Ben Bernanke for. Gross: Give “thanks,” but not your wallet to the #Fed. Begin to de-risk if you haven’t already. @federalreserve — PIMCO… [...]

Albert Edwards: ‘Investors Demand A Sign Of When To Get Out And That Trigger May Have Just Arrived"

With every other bear throwing in the towel left and right these days, we fully expected that the latest letter by SocGen’s Albert Edwards would have something about “how much he hates looking at himself in the mirror, but…” and then we would be serv… [...]

CNBC Core Viewership Drops To Fresh Two Decade Low In November, Lowest Since 1993

Lately, the CNBC management team and show producers, and certainly the Comcast C-suite, have been engaged in a flurry of activity: from the departure of the iconic money honey Maria Bartiromo, to the retention of virtually every nubile (and not so nubi… [...]