Saturday , 4 February 2023

Economic Overviews

Market Madness: Stay Tuned, This Story Has Hardly Begun

This summer we are nearing a possible inflection point in terms of Fed actions. The mere suggestion from the Fed that something is going to change is enough to supercharge markets, either up or down....Will markets go to 20,000 or to 5,000? That depends upon the Fed and how much they debauch the currency.......Stay tuned, this story has hardly begun.

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Rising Interest Rates Could Plunge Financial System Into a Crisis Worse Than 2008 – Here’s Why (+4K Views)

If yields on U.S. Treasury bonds keep rising, things are going to get very messy. What we are ultimately looking at is a sell-off very similar to 2008, only this time we will have to deal with rising interest rates at the same time. The conditions for a "perfect storm" are rapidly developing, and if something is not done we could eventually have a credit crunch unlike anything that we have ever seen before in modern times. Let me explain.

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Goldrunner: My Interpretation & Assessment of Jim Sinclair’s Recent Comments (+2K Views)

Jim Sinclair is as good a source of the market fundamentals as anybody out there. Some of his comments can be a bit confusing, though, but that usually is the result of his attempt to economize words. I don’t intend to be negative, but sometimes Jim leaves things vague enough that it can be interpreted in more than one way. Let’s take a look at some important comments that Jim has made recently.

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America’s Economic Divide In 5 Graphic Maps (+2K Views)

The annual survey American Community Survey by the Census Bureau collects much more detailed information than the decennial census, [and the data from the latest survey is depicted in maps, of which 5 are provided here on America's economic divide and] are relevant for thinking about communities most in need of investment.

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