Tag Archives: stock market

The Sad State of US and Global Economic Affairs

If — or is it already when — the current crisis ends with the United States of America fiscally and monetarily bankrupt, the idea of a full-blown depression becomes all too real.

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Boomer-Dämmerung: 401(K) and Bust

The U.S. strategy of relying on rising stock markets to fund employee retirement has gone bust. Millennials will rejoice at the Twilight of the Boomers, a generation they dislike.

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A US Stock Market Boom is Not the Basis of Shared Prosperity

The U.S. addiction to stock price inflation is rooted in an illusion. It is promoted by Donald Trump, Wall Street, the Fed and mainstream economists.

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Wall Street and Trump: Two Erratic Forces, Acting in Sync

U.S. stock prices have exhibited a pattern of behavior as erratic as that of the U.S. commander in chief.

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A World of Financial Gloom and Doom?

Why financial markets in 2019 may offer positive surprises, despite — and actually because of — the current wave of pessimism.

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The Deteriorating US Economy

Economists cannot say with precision when the next U.S. recession will begin. But there is no reasonable doubt that the U.S. economy will weaken in 2019.

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Stock Markets and the Trump Factor

While Trump says it’s all the Fed’s fault, this is why U.S. stock markets are really collapsing.

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American People to Trump: What’s Goin’ on in the Markets?

What makes this particular market correction so spooky is that, unlike in 2008, no single reason has yet been identified as causing the downturn.

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The Dangers of US Style Financial Engineering

Financial engineering has paid much better dividends for corporations than actual engineering. For the health especially of the U.S. economy, this needs to be reversed.

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Wall Street Impunity: Why Kleptocrats Love America

Those at the top of Wall Street finance know that what they do may be wrong – but not necessarily illegal. And so they carry on, under the “watchful” eye of US authorities.

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