US economy

  1. We Are Getting Very Close to an Inverted Yield Curve – And If That Happens a Recession is Essentially Guaranteed

    We Are Getting Very Close to an Inverted Yield Curve – And If That Happens a Recession is Essentially Guaranteed
    If something happens seven times in a row, do you think that there is a pretty good chance that it will happen the eighth time too?  Immediately prior to the last seven recessions, we have seen an inverted yield curve, and it looks like it is about to happen again for the very first time since the last financial crisis. ...
  2. Are Central Banks Getting Ready to Crash the System Again?

    Are Central Banks Getting Ready to Crash the System Again?
    While investors pile into Tech Stocks based on endless promotion from the financial media, the US economy is rolling over. Last week the NY Fed downgraded its economic forecast for 2Q17 to just 1.9%. Even worse, it is now forecasting 2017 total growth to be a measly 1.5%. Yes, 1.5%. There is a clear trend to this chart… and it’s NOT...
  3. Dollar set for weekly losses as geopolitical tensions hold sway

    Dollar set for weekly losses as geopolitical tensions hold sway
    TOKYO (April 14): The dollar nursed losses on Friday, on track for a losing week as geopolitical tensions underpinned the perceived safe-haven Japanese currency. The dollar index, which tracks the U.S. unit against a basket of six rival currencies, steadied at 100.560, flat on the day but down 0.6 percent for the week. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday...
  4. The End of Ultra-Easy Money?

    The End of Ultra-Easy Money?
    After eight years of extremely loose monetary policy, the economy is great again and we are to enter into a post-stimulative era of monetary policy. So said Yellen at a recent discussion at the University of Michigan. In her words, the Fed had given the economy all the "oomph possibly could" and it was time to "allow" the economy to coast...

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