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Venezuela: Poster Child for Socialism

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomySocialism

Blog6 hours ago

Many still to this day will not admit that the devastation witnessed in Venezuela is a problem inherent to socialism.

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The Threat of a US Government Debt Trap

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

Blog02/04/2019

It is challenging to see how governments can escape from their debt traps when interest rates rise above the levels currently forecasted.

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The Tragedy of the Euro (and Who is Truly to Blame)

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/31/2019

Italy’s problems are yet to descend into a Greek-style crisis, but that is the direction of travel. And Italy is far more serious than Greece because of its sheer size.

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Will Policy Makers Turn a Global Economic Slowdown Into a Crisis?

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/24/2019

It is easy to blame weakening global markets on Trump, but it would be dangerous to believe that's the real cause of the slowdown.

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The Crisis of Argentina and How to Reduce Country Risk

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/16/2019

Argentina has all the ingredients to be a global leading economy, but current policy makes the country a promise that always disappoints. 

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The Eurozone Is in a Danger Zone

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/05/2019

The stage has been set for a global credit crisis. And the Eurozone is a time-bomb waiting to happen.

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The ECB’s Quantitative Easing Was a Failure — Here Is What It Actually Did

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog12/27/2018

The biggest “success” of the ECB has been the massive bailout of governments at the expense of savers.

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The Next Financial Crisis

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog11/10/2018

The next crisis is not likely to be another Lehman, but another Japan — a widespread zombification of global economies.

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The US Ten-Year Shows The Extent Of The Bond Bubble

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog10/30/2018

97% of consensus economists didn’t see the last recession the quarter before it started. Even worse, 77% didn’t see a recession when it was already happening!

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