Tag Archives: QE

QE/ZIRP Is Crushing the Global Supply Chain, Product Quality and Profits

We all know the quality of many globally sourced products has nosedived in the past few years. I addressed this in Inflation Hidden in Plain Sight (August 2, 2016): not only is inflation (i.e. getting less quantity for your money … Continue reading

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Where Is the First Helicopter Drop of Money Likely to Land?

We all know helicopter money of some kind is coming as the global economy spirals into recession. Quantitative Easing (QE)–the monetary stimulus of distributing newly created central-bank money to private banks–has been discredited, as even cheerleaders and apologists now admit … Continue reading

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Perhaps This Is Obama’s Grand Strategy

Eric Zuesse Washingtonsblog’s anonymous founder and principal commentator is one of the most deeply knowledgeable writers on current events, and on July 19th he headlined “Governments Worldwide Will Crash the First Week of October … According to 2 Financial Forecasters.” He noted that both Martin … Continue reading

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Is Our Economy’s Cinderella Carriage About to Turn Into a Pumpkin?

The past six years of expansion have been as illusory as Cinderella’s magic carriage. The clock is about to strike midnight, and our Cinderella economy’s magic carriage will revert to a pumpkin. The magic of the Federal Reserve’s flood-the-fields policies … Continue reading

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Complacency Reigns Supreme–Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong, Right?

So by all means, buy the dip now that the VIX soared in full-blown panic from 12 to 17. One of the more remarkable features of the Bull market in stocks is the ascendancy of complacency and the banishing of … Continue reading

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