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The Myth of Synchronized Growth and the Era of Secular Stagnation

The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog10/13/2018

We have been hearing from central banks that we were living in a synchronized growth territory. Well, it wasn’t the case.

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Ten Years After Lehman: The Solution Was "More Lehmans"

Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog09/15/2018

Lehman was a prime example of mainstream consensus analysis of risk and economic opportunity. We "solved" it with more of the same.

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The Question of Jackson Hole: Will the Fed Bail Out the World?

The FedGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog08/31/2018

Emerging economies should not bet on the Fed to bail them out, but begin to solve their serious imbalances without expecting monetary miracles.

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Turkey Could Create A Larger Crisis Than Greece

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/13/2018

The Turkish lira collapse should have surprised no one. Yet, in this bubble-justifying market, it did.

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These Eight Words Helped Cause the Great Depression

Booms and BustsLabor and WagesBusiness Cycles

Blog07/09/2018

Here are the fateful words that set the stage for years of high unemployment: “We believe in the principle of high wages.”

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The Dangers of Trump's G7 Trade Gamble

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeInterventionism

Blog06/12/2018

Trump has exposed the hypocrisy of the "free trade" advocates in China and Europe. But by raising tariffs, Trump and other world leaders are inviting disaster. 

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The End of Cheap Debt Will Bring a Wave of Bankruptcies

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/07/2018

Even with falling interest rates and high liquidity, there have been spectacular bankruptcies, so imagine what can happen when rates rise.

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The European Union Must Think Local To Address Global Challenges

Global Economy

Blog01/03/2018
The European Union must stop pursuing uniformity at any cost.
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