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The Fed and the phony numbers casino

There was a lot of discussion about the Fed raising rates in the press over the last few weeks and now it has finally happened. Many people are wondering why they have raised rates when the rest of the world

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Are we heading for another financial shock Part 2? Is risk really lower?

There was a lot of talk about reducing risk, and preventing another financial shock after 2008, however most of the reforms didn’t address what really caused the crisis – debt and the access to easy money. When people, companies and

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Are we heading for another major financial shock?

The 80 year debt cycle? I hear a lot of people talk about things feel different than they used to since the 2008 financial crisis. The key reason is we have moved from autumn to winter economic season. From 1950

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