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Don’t Panic- But This Yield Curve Matters

Don’t Panic- But This Yield Curve Matters

The yield spread between the 3 month and 10 year fell below zero, this is not only the first time this has happened in the last 10 years, but more importantly this particular metric has predicted the last seven recessions in the USA. Don’t panic yet–in the past it has taken up to two years [Continue]

USA Recession Warning Signs Now Worse

USA Recession Warning Signs Now Worse

As of Friday March 22nd the spread between the 3-month and 10-year USA Treasury notes has INVERTED. Inverted yield curves happen when short-term yields are higher than other longer-term options. Historically in the USA (like better than 9 times out of ten) whenever the 3-month and 10-year yield curve inverts a recession has followed in [Continue]

International Shipping Hints at Global Recession

International Shipping Hints at Global Recession

Both fast and slow versions of shipping global goods give a strong hint of a global economic slowdown.  These facts are contrary to the general economic message being spread from mainstream corporate media and even Donald Trump (everything is fine—the economy is good and getting better). Fast overnight international shipping FedEx Express just [Continue]

Happy Holidays from New Zealand

Happy Holidays from New Zealand

Blooming Kiwi Christmas tree….in Mission Bay near Auckland New Zealand. Happy Holidays everyone! [Continue]

Recession Warning Alarm Bells Start Ringing

Recession Warning Alarm Bells Start Ringing

Warning: Recent Inverted Yield Curve on US Bonds Historically Precedes Recessions Earlier this week (Monday December 3rd, 2018) the yields on the US 3-year and 5-year Treasury and the 2-year and 5-year notes became inverted for the 1st time in 10 years! An inverted yield is defined when the LONGER term debt carries less yield [Continue]

Bad Australian Bank Practices Exposed

Bad Australian Bank Practices Exposed

Royal Commission Uncovers Bad Aussie Bank Practices Australian Mortgage Lending and by association the Aussie housing market could be in for a bit of a bad patch. Banking Royal Commission may have only been going on for a few weeks, but so far Commissioner Kenneth Hayne has heard tales of: Fraud Irresponsible/Lax Lending Forging Signatures [Continue]

China Buys Oil With Gold-Backed Yuan Instead of USD

China Buys Oil With Gold-Backed Yuan Instead of USD

China is the world’s largest buyer/importer of oil (it passed the USA in 2017) and today made their first purchase of oil crude-futures contracts based in gold-backed Chinese Yuan instead of the USD. This creates an Asian oil benchmark and allows oil exporters to bypass USD denominated benchmarks by trading directly in Yuan. In addition [Continue]

Brave Browser is the Best?

Brave Browser is the Best?

The Brave Browser works on all your favorite devices (desktop, Android and iOS), and is open sourced software, which was created by some of the same people that gave the world: JavaScript, Mozilla/Netscape and the FireFox browser. The Brave Browser features: Very fast speeds relative to your current browser: Google Chrome, Safari, Opera and [Continue]

USA Banks Stop Lending to Each Other Causes Concern

USA Banks Stop Lending to Each Other Causes Concern

At of the end 2017 USA Intrabank Loans have fallen to the lowest rate in 45 years–WHY? Yes even lower than right before the 2008 the global financial crisis. The plot thickens — Coincidently less than a day later that chart vanishes from public view and the Federal Reserve Bank states they will stop publishing [Continue]

Houston Flooding Stirs Up Soil Contamination?

Houston Flooding Stirs Up Soil Contamination?

After the flooding from Hurricane Harvey drains way Houston could be facing a huge Environmental Disaster due to contaminated soil being dispersed. Houston, Texas (traditionally a Republican controlled political area) currently has almost zero zoning laws and light-to-nonexistent environmental regulation and perhaps because of that fact the area [Continue]

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