Tag Archives: Debt

A Little Perspective On What Lies Ahead

By | July 5, 2021

Eliminating Elites won’t eliminate our structural problems or the reduction in phantom wealth we’ve all been relying on. Many finance-oriented critiques start from the position that our problems largely stem from the financial/political dominance of Elitist cartels and cabals. Clearly, the malinvestment, exploitation, predation and disregard for the law that characterizes the rule of political-financial… Read More »

Europe Is About to Implode

By | July 5, 2021

I’ve warned time and again that the EU would collapse in May-June. That collapse is here right on schedule. And NO ONE will be able to stop it. Here’s why: 1) According to the IMF, European banks as a whole are leveraged at 26 to 1 (this data point is based on reported loans… the… Read More »

You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

By | July 5, 2021

Watching pompous politicians, egotistical economists, arrogant investment geniuses, clueless media pundits, and self- proclaimed experts on the Great Depression predict an economic recovery and a return to normalcy would be amusing if it wasn’t so pathetic. Their lack of historical perspective does a huge disservice to the American people, as their failure to grasp the… Read More »

The inimitable Kyle Bass

By | July 5, 2021

Here’s a December 2011 snapshot from the inimitable Kyle Bass http://watch.bnn.ca/the-street/december-2011/the-street-december-13-2011/#clip584882 (sorry no embed for that one) Here’s another treat. Must watch for everyone who enjoys not being lied to. Unlike all other cheap talking heads, and know-nothing pundits who merely need a suit to make an appearance on one of the TV’s financial comedy… Read More »

Debt-Serfdom Is Now The New American Norm

By | July 5, 2021

The typical American household is insolvent: its debts exceed its assets. There is nothing fancy about calculating insolvency: if debts exceed assets, the enterprise is insolvent. By this measure, most American households are insolvent, if their real assets are marked to actual market. The typical American household is thus in service to its debt, not… Read More »