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Eight “New Normal” Charts That Are Insanely Abnormal–and Dangerous

Anyone questioning the sustainability and rightness of The New Normal is immediately attacked by the mainstream-media defenders of the crumbling status quo. Not only is everything that broke in 2008 fixed, everything’s going great globally, and anyone who dares question … Continue reading

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FX Crisis Brewing: Japan Needs a Stronger Dollar, China Wants a Weaker Dollar: The Fed Can’t Please Both

Foreign exchange (FX) is a zero-sum game: if one currency weakens, another must strengthen. Since the value of a currency is relative to other currencies, all currencies can’t weaken together: at least one currency must strengthen as others weaken. That … Continue reading

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Massive Central Bank Intrusion Means Ever Increasing System Fragility

In markets distorted by permanent manipulation the most powerful incentive is to borrow as much money as you can and leverage it as much as you can to maximize your gains in risk-on asset bubbles. A core dynamic is laying … Continue reading

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How Do You Unmanipulate a Manipulated Economy?

Breaking the stranglehold of vested interests is the essential step to rebuilding an economy that isn’t totally dependent on manipulated money and statistics. The word manipulated has the sour taste of officially sanctioned distortion in service of an Elite’s interests. … Continue reading

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Here’s Why the Market Could Crash–Not in Two Years, But Now

Markets crash not from “bad news” but from the exhaustion of temporary stability. Yesterday I made the case for a Financial Singularity that will never allow stocks to crash. We can summarize this view as: the market and the economy are not systems, … Continue reading

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