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Federal Reserve Turns on Another Money Faucet

Federal Reserve Turns on Another Money Faucet

Federal Reserve to start buying $60 billion of USA Treasury Bills per month at least through the second quarter of 2020. Some people would call this QE 4:  Quantitative easing:  is a fairly recent “unconventional” (not natural) monetary policy in which a central bank purchases government securities  or other securities with [Continue]

Federal Reserve USA Bank Bailout Begins

Federal Reserve USA Bank Bailout Begins

The big banks won’t lend to each because they don’t trust that they would get paid back even 24 hours later, so the Federal Reserve has had to start supplying daily cash up to 75 Billion (with a B) to keep the USA banks afloat. It looks like the financial system will require such extreme [Continue]

Stock Portfolios and Retirement Accounts Overvalued?

Stock Portfolios and Retirement Accounts Overvalued?

Mainstream Media has been reporting (more like framing) the fact that publicly-traded companies have been buying back shares of their stock because they believe their company’s stock is undervalued.  In these cases corporate management has decided to instead of spending cash on: employee salaries, research and development, advertising, [Continue]

EV and Tesla Conspiracy

EV and Tesla Conspiracy

The guy that picked up my old EVTV.com domain (Jack Rickard) after I let it expire, put it to good use making EV videos for years, mostly about EV conversions and he just recently published (August 10th, 2019) an article called the “The Tesla Conspiracy”.  The “Now You Know” YouTube Channel (by Zac & Jesse) [Continue]

USA Reality Bubbles and Falling Australian Home Prices

USA Reality Bubbles and Falling Australian Home Prices

Warning: Don’t Get Trapped in Your Own Reality! Housing Prices in Australia had gone up pretty much continuously without significant drops/corrections for about 35 years. So many people in Australia (also New Zealand and Canada for that matter), never saw a major pullback even during the last Global Financial Crisis (GFC 2008). So many [Continue]

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]

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