Author Archives: Danielle Park

What’s (not) up with inflation?

Janet Yellen tried to sound confident yesterday that the US economy was strengthening and that the Fed would be able to exit crisis mode, and begin edging policy rates back up from (6 long years) near-zero within the next 6 … Continue reading

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Danielle on The Financial Survival Network

Danielle was a guest today on The Financial Survival Network with Kerry Lutz, talking about recent trends in the world economy and markets. You can listen to an audio clip of the segment here.  (unfortunately the connection was patchy in … Continue reading

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Bloated Canadian finance shares looking queasy

Despite all the usual consensus happy talk, selling pressure has been dominating Canadian bank shares since last June, when the price of oil began to tank in earnest. Here is a one year portrait of the finance sector ETF (XFN). … Continue reading

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When excessive debt deflates growth

Lacy Hunt’s Hoisington Review is something I look forward to each quarter. The latest 4th quarter 2014 review can be seen here. Hunt recently taped a discussion with Gordon Long which offers some worthwhile historical context and can be seen … Continue reading

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The price of monetary madness

In a world where growth is scarce and prospects aren’t improving, an unspoken currency war has broken out. The short term pay-off might be a boost in exports, but, according to Bloomberg View’s Mark Gilbert, there can be no real … Continue reading

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Bankers: America’s most wanted

Lately we have taken to calling business television “America’s Most Wanted”.  In truth though, the endless media parade of banking ‘experts’ from the world’s largest financial institutions is actually more like “The World’s Most Wanted”. Another day, another–no doubt toothless–investigation … Continue reading

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