Tuesday , 25 September 2018


Economy

The Data Says This Bull Market Still Has Legs

Over the next 12-18 months we expect the US market to outperform the rest of the world as we head into the final stages of this economic expansion. This article is a quarterly review our US macro indicators to see if they confirm or reject our primary macro thesis.

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WTF – Why Tariffs For Canada?

It continues to be baffling beyond words how Canada has ended up being among the Trump administration's "most wanted" trade villains. In a client note, Doug Porter, the chief economist at the Bank of Montreal, set aside his usual analysis for a "rant" that pretty much demolished the argument that Canada is the trade villain Trump makes us out to be.

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We’re Heading to the Great Reset – Prepare Now

The entire world went into debt for the equivalent of tropical vacations and, having now enjoyed them, realizes it must pay the bill. The resources to do so do not yet exist so, in the time-honored tradition of lenders everywhere, we extend and pretend - but with our ability to pretend almost gone, we’re heading to the Great Reset.

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Debasement of Western Currencies Leading to Hyperinflation – Got Gold?

It is critical to heed the strong warning signs of deep trouble coming in Europe, Japan and the USA. A 75-79% fall in the currencies of these countries is telling us that they will all go to their intrinsic value of ZERO in the next few years. This will lead eventually to the same hyperinflation as in Argentina and Venezuela...

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Canada Slapping Tariffs On $12.8B Of US Goods — Here Are the States That Stand To Lose the Most

Canada isn't taking President Donald Trump's decision to hit the country with steel and aluminum tariffs lying down. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will impose retaliatory tariffs on $12.8 billion worth of US goods in response to Trump's metals tariffs effective July 1 and will stay in place until the US removes the steel and aluminum restrictions. . The biggest losers from the US-Canada trade fight are industrial states in the Midwest.

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Debt Delinquencies: What Comes Next Won’t Be Exactly ‘A Good Time’

There is a strong correlation – both historically and logically – between interest rates and credit card debt delinquencies. As rates rise, outstanding debt burdens become difficult to service so, until the Fed reverses their tightening, things will only worsen for credit-card users from here. That’s why a serious question needs to be asked: with auto loans, student loans, and credit card delinquencies all on the rise – and we’re not even in a recession – what can we expect from here?

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