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Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyBusiness CyclesCapital and Interest Theory
To understand what an inverted yield curve means, you must first understand what the yield curve is.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking
If the world gets into a currency war — with the assault on wages and savings that devaluation entails — no one wins.
Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy
While much of the media remains focused on Trump and trade, the greatest threat to the Chinese economy may be reckoning with a massive financial bubble from within.
Financial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
The fact that the most conservative investors are being forced to purchase bonds of nearly bankrupt companies for virtually no yield is not a success of monetary policy nor a tool for growth.
Financial MarketsMoney and Banks
The market probably interprets correctly that the European Central Bank will become even more dovish under Lagarde. This will encourage more risk in the financial system.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks
Since Libra is an extended arm of the current financial system, first-world economies could benefit at the cost of developing economies.
A major factor that can explain the apparent contradiction between weakening so-called fundamentals of today — and the stock market's continued march upward — is changes in monetary liquidity.
Contrary to popular thinking, the velocity of money does not have a life of its own.
Book ReviewsBooms and BustsFinancial Markets
Vikram Mansharamani’s second edition of Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst has all the great insights from the first edition plus a foreword by James Grant.
Unlike Greece, Italy or other seriously debt-laden economies, it’s not just government borrowing that’s the main risk to Turkey.