Real Savings Are the Key for Economic Growth

Frank Shostak
As long as the pool of real wealth is expanding, easy monetary policy will appear to “work,” and  loose monetary policy is likely to be incorrectly held as generating economic growth. Once, however, the pool becomes stagnant or starts declining, the “m...

Gold is Not a Function of the US Dollar Nor is Gold an Inflation Hedge

Swings in the US dollar have no long-term impact in the price of gold. Nor is gold an inflation hedge. Three Points December 2004: US Dollar Index 108, Gold $435 April 2009: US Dollar Index 108, Gold $883 November 2014: US Dollar Index 108, Gold $1182...

Money Printing Can't Replace Saving and Production as the Real Engine of Economic Growth

Frank Shostak
There are some signs that the pace of US economic activity is starting to slow down. For instance, the yearly growth rate of industrial production, which closed at 5.4% in September 2018, fell to 1.3% by June this year (see chart). In addition, the ann...

30-Year Long Bond Yield Crashes Through 2 Mark to Record Low 1.98

The bond rally continues this evening with the Fed in denial and Trump howling. Futures are up a bit this morning as of 1:00 AM central following yesterday's massacre. However, bond yields are again lower. The 30-year long bond just crashed through the...

"Zero Has No Meaning" Says Greenspan: I Disagree, So Does Gold

Negative yields? Who cares says Greenspan. It's meaningless. Negative Yields "No Big Deal" Former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan sees No Barriers to Prevent Negative Treasury Yields. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan says he wouldn’t be surpris...

Wars and Domestic Massacres

Lew Rockwell
document.write(''); This past weekend, 22 people were killed in El Paso, Texas and 9 in Dayton, Ohio.  There have been a number of other mass shootings in the past two dec...

The State of the American Debt Slaves, Q2 2019

Wolf Richter
The bifurcation among consumers. Consumer credit – auto loans, student loans, and revolving credit such as credit card balances and personal loans, but not housing-related debt such as mortgages and HELOCs – grew 5.4%, or by $208 billion, in the second...

Currency War Weighs On Energy Sector

Oil prices plunged on Wednesday as fears of economic recession rose after a wave of interest rate cuts from around the world.In rapid succession, the central banks of India, New Zealand and Thailand cut interest rates on Wednesday as they scrambled to ...


Egon von Greyerz
History is full of mad leaders from the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar, the Roman Emperor Caligula to many English and French kings as well as modern examples. But the question is if we have ever had such a mad world as today. Globally, ethical and mor...

Financial World Gone Nuts: $15 Trillion Negative Yielding Debt...

Wolf Richter
12 countries with negative 10-year yields. A race to hell. Every day brings new indications that the financial world is going from already nuts to even nuttier. According to Bloomberg, the total amount of bonds outstanding globally that are trading wit...

Gold Blasts Through $1500: Message? Central Banks Out of Control, Not Inflation

Gold blasted through the $1500 level today. Let's analyze the message. Here's a hint: The message isn't inflation. The above chart is and end-of-day chart from yesterday. Gold closed at $1484. At 11:30 AM Central, gold was at $1520, up $36 on the day. ...

Mexico To Use Billion Dollar Oil Fund To Plug Budget Shortfall...

Mexico may use up nearly half of the money in its rainy-day oil fund to plug a shortfall in budget revenues, after that fund declined in the first half of 2019 on the back of disappointing revenues from oil.Mexico could use as much as US$6.3 billion (1...

Some Facts About Gun Ownership In The United States

Nathan Lewis
About 43% of U.S. households own firearms. I did not grow up in one of them; and so, in the past, I was generally of the opinion that other people should not own firearms either. But, I changed my mind. This was largely due to a growing appreciation of...
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