DEBTOR NATION

VIDEOS

Wolf Richter On The Keiser Report
"Debtonomics and the NSA"

Wolf Richter on the Keiser Report
"Where Is The Fear"

Wolf Richter on Max Keiser's "On The Edge" 
"The Pauperization of America"

Wolf Richter on the Keiser Report
"Where the Money Goes to Die"

Clarke and Dawe: European Debt Crisis
Two favorite Australian Comedians

Clarke and Dawe: Quantitative Easing
Big industrial-strength printers, all facing the window

The Fastest Drive Ever Through San Francisco
Don't try to do this yourself
 

humanERROR - by "Frying Dutchman"
Powerful, lyrical appeal to the Japanese. Slams nuke industry, MSM, bureaucrats, and politicians.

Thursday
Jun192014

The Fed Rules, Metrics and Ratios Are Just for Decoration

The fundamental and largely invisible shift in Western economies from the markets to central management.

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Wednesday
Jun182014

Argentina’s Impending Default: Fancy Footwork is a Bad Idea 

By Bianca Fernet, Argentina: The clock is ticking. Fast. June 30 is a mere 12 days away.

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Wednesday
Jun182014

It’s Official: Despite Media Hype, Eurozone STILL in Recession 

Politicians and Eurocrats have already taken credit for the recovery, and a whirlwind of backslapping has ensued – prematurely, it turns out.

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Tuesday
Jun172014

Housing Hit the Wall of Wall Street in May

It always starts with a toxic mix: Home sales plunged and inventories jumped in May. The housing market is buckling under its own inflated weight.

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Monday
Jun162014

This Debt Is Explosive, And it Sits on the Shelf Everywhere, Waiting to go off

I was interviewed by Jorge Nascimento Rodrigues for "Janela na web" (a Portuguese site) and the printed edition of Expresso. After what I said, he might never interview me again :-]

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Sunday
Jun152014

What Iraq’s Disintegration Means for Oil Markets

Executive Report, ISA Intel: OPEC’s 2nd largest producer has the 5th largest reserves in the world and is one of the last places with enormous amounts of underexplored low-cost oil.

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Sunday
Jun152014

Sex, Drugs and Dodgy Accounting: Spain's New Growth Strategy

By Don Quijones: When it comes to creative accounting, few can hold a candle to Spain's finance minister Cristobal Montoro, who unveiled his latest scheme to “grow” the economy: adding prostitution and illegal drugs to GDP to solve a host of urgent problems.

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Saturday
Jun142014

Putin: “We Have to Think About How to Take this Money”

Putin’s wicket smile as sanction spiral causes oligarchs to fret about their offshore moolah.

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Friday
Jun132014

Buying Health Insurance: A Pig in a Poke

By Michael Gorback, M.D.:  When you buy health insurance, you only think you know what you’re buying. You know parameters such as the deductible, coinsurance, and other nonspecific things. But the devil doesn’t lurk in nonspecific things.

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Friday
Jun132014

The untimely end of San Francisco's Tech and Housing Bubbles 

“Recently, the billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla went hunting for one-bedroom apartments in San Francisco....” And then he opened his mouth.

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Wednesday
Jun112014

Japan Inc.’s Worst Quarterly Outlook Since The 2011 Earthquake

A terrible corporate hangover from the consumption-tax hike has set in.

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Wednesday
Jun112014

Are Oil Traders Missing the Gravity of Mosul’s Fall to Insurgents?

By Nick Cunningham: OPEC’s second largest oil producer, Iraq, is in severe disarray just as the world has come to rely on its oil for greater energy supplies.

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Wednesday
Jun112014

Public Pension Plans: Boom and Bubble Forever Or Bust

State and city pension plans have been in a heap of trouble for years. What they need in order to be there in the future is a booming economy year after year and endlessly inflating asset bubbles. Otherwise, forget it. And even then, there's a $1.1 trillion hole.

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Tuesday
Jun102014

The Art of Deception in Advertising

By Alex Hillsberg and David Adelman: The tricks that ads use to fools us would be hilarious, if it weren’t so serious. These photos of ads and reality will make you laugh, squirm, and gnash your teeth all at the same time.

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Tuesday
Jun102014

Fed’s Bullard: ‘The Bubble Was Developing Under Our Noses’

Wiping out in one fell swoop six years of carefully orchestrated propaganda, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard admitted the Fed had dropped the ball during the prior bubble that blew up the financial system, and that it's dropping the ball again during the current bubble.

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Monday
Jun092014

Last Time this happened, The Financial Crisis Broke Out

There comes a time when risk just disappears, when nothing can go wrong, when there are no dark clouds on the horizon. The Fed has a measure for it: the Financial Stress Index.

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Monday
Jun092014

EPA Inflicts Mortal Wound on King Coal

Executive Report with ISA Intel: The EPA’s proposed rule to reduce greenhouse gases from power plants is a colossal move for the electric power sector and strikes at the heart of the coal industry. But there are big winners.

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Sunday
Jun082014

Spain’s Musical Thrones: Desperate Move by a Desperate Regime

By Don Quijones: The establishment, both inside and outside Spain, is alarmed at the scale and intensity of public anger in the country.

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Saturday
Jun072014

Selling Your European Stocks Before Everyone Sees This Chart?

The European economy has been on a phenomenal roll since 2012, according to the soaring Stoxx 600 stock index. Recessions, unemployment fiascos, toppling banks, collapsing auto sales... they didn’t exist. But what the heck is wrong with this picture?

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Friday
Jun062014

Even The Record Stock-Market Bullishness Is Fake

Record bullishness about the S&P 500! But beneath the largest stocks, volatility has taken over ruthlessly, the market is in turmoil, people are dumping stocks wholesale, dreams and hopes are drowning in red ink, and Wall Street doesn't want you to see it.

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