Governments “deliberately pushing the world economy down”

mervyn king says what central bankers must do

Former Bank of England Governor, Mervyn King, believes what happens next will depend on people’s behavior. The ongoing Covid-19 crisis has brought forth uncertain, volatile times. The Dow soared more than 10% – its biggest single-day gain since 1933. For a market that is falling faster than it did during the 1929 crash, it was […]

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Why the Fed Can’t Stop Covid-19 & Economic Fallout

federal debt is about to explode

As soon as I saw the ticker tape, I knew it wouldn’t last. Dow and other U.S. index futures were down 5% Sunday, before yet another emergency Fed meeting. While the intial headlines reversed sentiment and saw exchanges up 1-2% before the open, the relief rally failed. All indices are now in the red, down […]

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Longest Bull Market in U.S. History Immune to Coronavirus?

us household debt to gdp keeps economy afloat

The United States, currently enjoying its longest bull market in history, is decoupling from the rest of the world. From its currency to its stock market, the US is on demand. Despite somewhat underwhelming US growth in 2019 (2.1% GDP), investors continue to bid up America’s leading companies, the likes of which include Amazon, Google, […]

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The One Asset Trump is Crushing

Everything seems to be going up but the U.S. dollar (with the exception of Friday’s trading). The Dow Jones cleared 22,000, and other US indices broke to new all-time highs this past week. Copper hit fresh 2-year highs, and gold exploded to $1,273.60 an ounce Wednesday. These price movements are because of a falling U.S. […]

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