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Retail Reality: Another Sign a Recession and Crash Are Imminent

Consumer spending is slowing, but the real story comes from looking at growth rates in retail sales over the long term…

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The Markets Are Intact For Now, But Deflation’s on the Rise

Poor reported earnings over the last quarter is a direct reflection of a poor economy. If corporate earnings are lower, worker paychecks aren’t going up, price aren’t rising, and consumers are probably not spending more.

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Zero Percent Inflation: Next Up, Deflation

Central banks can’t continue to fight the massive debt overhang AND worsening demographic trends. They’re losing the war. Deflation is coming.

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Debt Addiction: Polluting the Economy for 40 Years & Counting

We’ve been addicted to debt and Keynesian economic policies since the 1970s. And now, we’re facing the greatest debt crisis since the 1930s…

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The Global Financial Crisis Is Only Just Beginning

I just landed in Vancouver for our third annual Irrational Economic Summit. Besides losing some luggage on the flight over and a few other hiccups along the way, I’m here,

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The Global Markets Today: It’s Enough to Make Your Head Spin!

As we leave the summer behind and move toward the fourth quarter, now is the time to take stock of where we are, and plan for the months and years ahead.

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GDP: 2.3% Is Pathetic, No Matter What Anyone Else Says

Anyone celebrating has apparently forgotten what real growth is supposed to look like.

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Deflation, Already in the Economy?

There was an op—ed article in the Wall Street Journal on November 14 entitled “Who’s Afraid of a Little Deflation?” by John H. Cochrane. The big fear today in Europe

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What Deleveraging?

The best way to delever is to immediately pay off any existing debt, right? So, how can the global economy do that? There’s a great new study out from Geneva

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The 12 Benefits of a Deflationary Crisis

  When you’ve eaten bad sushi, what’s better for you: Do everything you can to keep the poison in your system indefinitely? Let nature take its course? Yeah. It’s a