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Japan & China slashing US sovereign debt is Washington’s worst nightmare
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Japan & China slashing US sovereign debt is Washington’s worst nightmare

August 17th, 2018 | by Richard Paul
  Japan & China slashing US sovereign debt is Washington’s worst nightmare Published time: 17 Aug, 2018 11:02Edited time: 17 Aug, 2018 11:06 Get short URL © Glenn Waters / Getty Images Latest figures from the US...
I often read that China may retaliate against US trade sanctions by further decreasing their US Treasury holdings, sending Treasury yields significantly higher, thus blowing out US deficit spending on interest payments.
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I often read that China may retaliate against US trade sanctions by further decreasing their US Treasury holdings, sending Treasury yields significantly higher, thus blowing out US deficit spending on interest payments.

August 16th, 2018 | by Richard Paul
Econimica Wednesday, August 15, 2018 No Seller, Let Alone China, Can Disrupt US via Selling US Treasury’s…But the “Why” Ain’t Good I often read that China may retaliate against US trade sanctions...
5 Signs That Global Financial Markets Are Entering A Bear Market, And 11 Ways That You Can Get Prepared For The Chaos That Is Coming…
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5 Signs That Global Financial Markets Are Entering A Bear Market, And 11 Ways That You Can Get Prepared For The Chaos That Is Coming…

August 16th, 2018 | by Richard Paul
5 Signs That Global Financial Markets Are Entering A Bear Market, And 11 Ways That You Can Get Prepared For The Chaos That Is Coming…   We haven’t seen carnage like this in the global financial marketplace in quite some...
I am confident that the grave abuse of the role of the U.S. dollar as a global reserve currency will result over time in the weakening and demise of its role,” Lavrov said, echoing statements made by President Vladimir Putin.
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I am confident that the grave abuse of the role of the U.S. dollar as a global reserve currency will result over time in the weakening and demise of its role,” Lavrov said, echoing statements made by President Vladimir Putin.

August 15th, 2018 | by Richard Paul
Russia backs non-dollar trade with Turkey, no promise of help amid lira crisis Andrey Ostroukh, Tuvan Gumrukcu ANKARA (Reuters) – Russia backs using national currencies, not the U.S. dollar, in its trade with Turkey,...
That Escalated Quickly: The Emerging Market Currency Crisis Of 2018 Threatens To Destabilize The Entire Global Financial System
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That Escalated Quickly: The Emerging Market Currency Crisis Of 2018 Threatens To Destabilize The Entire Global Financial System

August 14th, 2018 | by Richard Paul
  We haven’t seen emerging market currencies crash like this in over a decade, and analysts are warning that if this continues we could witness a devastating global debt crisis.  Over the past decade, there has been an...
The Turkish Lira crisis is fundamentally different than the Russian Ruble crisis of 2014/15.  This one has contagion risk.
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The Turkish Lira crisis is fundamentally different than the Russian Ruble crisis of 2014/15. This one has contagion risk.

August 11th, 2018 | by Richard Paul
Authored by Tom Luongo, The Turkish Lira crisis is fundamentally different than the Russian Ruble crisis of 2014/15.  This one has contagion risk. Back then no one was worried about the fall of the ruble having spillover...
Trump reimposes sanctions on Iran. Now what?
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Trump reimposes sanctions on Iran. Now what?

August 6th, 2018 | by Richard Paul
        Edited by Max J. Rosenthal and Ruby Mellen BY ISHAAN THAROOR   Trump reimposes sanctions on Iran. Now what? Under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, the United States...
Trump Taxes $200 Billion in Chinese Goods 25% – Americans Pay Him $50 Billion
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Trump Taxes $200 Billion in Chinese Goods 25% – Americans Pay Him $50 Billion

August 5th, 2018 | by Richard Paul
Sun, 08/05/2018 – 11:26   By Phil Davis, Phil’s Stock World (Originally posted at PSW: “Trade War Thursday – Trump Taxes $200Bn In Chinese Goods 25% – Americans Pay Him $50Bn,” August 2,...
Charles Hugh Smith : One of the enduring mysteries of the past decade is why inflation has remained tame while the central bank and government have pumped trillions of dollars
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Charles Hugh Smith : One of the enduring mysteries of the past decade is why inflation has remained tame while the central bank and government have pumped trillions of dollars

August 4th, 2018 | by Richard Paul
Here’s Why Rip-Roaring Inflation Is Inevitable The stability of America’s status quo is illusory. One of the enduring mysteries of the past decade is why inflation has remained tame while the central bank and...
David Haggith : The U.S. stock market has been partying all throughout July, and a hangover is coming…. Wall Street’s rally is showing signs of “exhaustion,” and …
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David Haggith : The U.S. stock market has been partying all throughout July, and a hangover is coming…. Wall Street’s rally is showing signs of “exhaustion,” and …

August 3rd, 2018 | by Richard Paul
Icarus Flies, but FAANGs Fall from the Gaping Maw of US Stock Market – And My Blog is Still Here As we pass from early summer into late summer today, stocks on all the major indices open the day on the slide. The “Tech...