Tuesday , 24 October 2017


Economy

10 Charts Showing Tenuous U.S. Economic Situation

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Our economic situation is vastly misunderstood and the future adverse consequences of this misunderstanding can not be understated. To highlight the tenuous situation I present below 10 charts on the economy that highlight the "atypical" nature of our economic situation a full 73 months after the official June 2009 end of the recession. To say there is much “on the line” here would be a complete understatement.

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Canada Has Devalued Its Dollar (Loonie) Again – Why?

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The Bank of Canada has cut its overnight rate for the second time in the last six months - to 0.5% - and the Canadian dollar has reacted as expected, [indeed, as intended,] putting the Canadian dollar at a six-year low in terms of dollars (-10.2%) and pound sterling (-10.4%). So why the rate cuts and competitive devaluation?

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Canadian Real Estate Due For Significant Correction – Here’s Why

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Canada's real estate market has started to look eerily similar to the conditions that were present before the United States' real estate crash...This article reviews the data to compare the Canadian real estate values to the U.S. real estate market, to suggest why the Canadian real estate market is due for a significant correction.

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U.S. Dollar As Reserve Currency: These Countries & Organizations No Longer Use It – What’s Next?

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With less countries and organizations using the dollar to settle international transactions, it slowly chips away at its hegemony of the U.S. dollar as the world's reserve currency. China is at the epicenter of this transition and is making continued progress in cutting deals outside of the U.S. dollar framework. Deals shown in the infographic are currency flows between countries that have abandoned the dollar in bilateral trade, as well as countries that are considering such measures.

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Noonan on: What Is “Money”? What It Is Not!

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While money makes the world go around, very, very few people understand what money is and what money is not, and that is purposeful on the part of the elites and every government. This article explains why that is the case and why there is such confusion around such an understanding of the facts.

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Bitcoin Going Mainstream – Take a Look

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It takes some time for new innovations to develop the infrastructure to reach their hyped potential [but] there is ample evidence [seen HERE] that shows that cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin are along that path.

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Oh Canada! Are You Prepared For What’s Likely Coming?

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Chilling references to a potential (likely) financial crisis in Canada keep cropping up in official statistical data releases. First it was concerns about the housing bubble there and the high level of personal debt to income, now it's about how hard manufacturing is getting hit there in spite of the loonie (Canadian dollar) dropping 17% against the US dollar in the past 15 months. It really begs the question "Oh Canada, Are You Prepared For What's Coming?"

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