Monthly Archives: December 2016

Fed up: An insiders expose of the toxic culture within the Federal Reserve

Available in February this new book is a must read.  Misguided thinking and policies have caused so much harm.  There can be no recovery, unless we admit, repent and reform our banking system. An insider’s unflinching expose of the toxic … Continue reading

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China fault lines in 2017

“China’s balancing act isn’t getting any easier. Policy makers are grappling with how to attack excessive borrowing and rein in soaring property prices while maintaining rapid growth. They’re also battling yuan depreciation and capital outflow pressures as U.S. interest rates … Continue reading

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Supremely confident US leader and markets usher in 2017 on high hopes

The ‘Trumplosion’ in US stocks since the US election has been truly death-defying, with equity valuations now pushed to the most extreme, dangerous and historically fleeting levels ever (see pink areas below since 1900). The party has only been in … Continue reading

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More debt, bubbles and misplaced confidence: “thanks Donald!”

Before the election, Trump warned that the stock market was in a Fed created bubble and was heading for a big crash, now he is tweeting that prices have risen another 10% and it is all thanks to him! The … Continue reading

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Young and old debilitated by debt-dependent education model

This is what happens when a system becomes all about enriching executives and lenders, and leaves the rest of the population dependent on debt to try and stay afloat.  The cost to the economy in lost savings, investment and spending … Continue reading

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Rising foreclosures in Alberta: a cautionary tale for indebted Canada

Alberta and Saskatchewan are the only two Canadian provinces that allow underwater homeowners to leave keys for the bank and “walk away” from their mortgage obligations without further recourse or damage to their credit rating.  But this option is not … Continue reading

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