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Time To Add Housing To The Bubble List?

  Housing is hot again, but lately it’s been overshadowed by flashier bubbles in government debt, tech stocks and possibly cryptocurrencies. Still, the warning signs are spreading. Today’s Wall ... Read More

Debts, Bastiat and modern economics

Debts, Bastiat and modern economics There is a well-worn conundrum told about a stranger, who walks into the hotel in a remote, sleepy village in Mexico, and reserves a ... Read More
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Oil prices rise in anticipation of extended OPEC-led output cut

Oil prices rose ahead of an OPEC meeting on Thursday that is expected to extend output cuts into 2018, adding at least nine months to an initial six-month curb ... Read More

Fitch: Portugal EDP Exit Shows Fiscal Progress; Debt Still High

The recommendation by the European Commission (EC) to end the Excessive Deficit Procedure (EDP) for Portugal underscores the strengthening in the country’s public finances following policy adjustments and an ... Read More

Update on Brexit

This article looks at the background to Brexit negotiations and concludes that Britain is negotiating from a position of strength, while the EU is increasingly in a position of ... Read More

Former U.S. politician is warning of a financial collapse by the end of 2017

Former Reagan Administration Official Is Warning Of A Financial Collapse Some Time ‘Between August And November’ If a former Reagan administration official is correct, we are likely to see ... Read More
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Business cycles are credit cycles

This article gets to the heart of why central banks’ monetary policy will never succeed. The fundamental error is to regard economic cycles as originating in the private sector, ... Read More

Coffee, tea and cocoa prices could fall by more than six per cent this year: World Bank

Coffee, tea and cocoa prices could fall by more than six per cent this year according to the World Bank’s Commodity Markets Outlook. The World Bank says the three ... Read More
Chinese national flag flutters at the headquarters of a commercial bank on a financial street near the headquarters of the People's Bank of China, China's central bank, in central Beijing

End of empire

“Already, China dominates world trade. Her own economy is already significantly larger than that of the US on the PPP estimates. While being the largest consumer of raw materials, ... Read More

UBS released first quarter 2017 results

The Swiss global financial services company UBS AG has issued today a press release to announce its its results for the first-quarter 2017. According to the announcement, UBS published ... Read More
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