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.

Friday
Jun132014

Doug Kass: We’re in a Bull Market in Complacency

By Doug Kass, President of Seabreeze Partners: Fear has been driven from Wall Street, and there is no concern for downside risk.

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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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Thursday
Jun122014

Strong Job Openings and Hiring Scare the Fed

By Chriss Street: After their May 21 meeting, the Fed stated that they saw no inflation risk in fueling job growth. Then came the JOLTS report for jobs and hiring that Fed Chair Yellen said she closely follows. And it was red hot.

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Thursday
Jun122014

The “Information War” By Thailand’s New Military Junta

By Danny O'Brien: For fear that “non-censored information could challenge military rule and the state on the whole,” even “liking” an article critical of the junta is a crime.

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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

Why I'm Selling Warren Buffett's Stock

By Dan Ferris: Buffett is the greatest investor, the "gold standard" for ideas about corporate governance, the bastion of good corporate behavior, a virtuoso capitalist, an unbeatable teacher. Or was. And now, I'm telling readers to sell his stock.

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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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Thursday
Jun052014

Giant Sucking Sound: Russian Money Yanked From US Banks

Russians learned a lesson in Cyprus: don't wait till your money gets confiscated.

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Wednesday
Jun042014

Top 8 Reasons To Be Nervous About Stocks At These Levels

By Tim Biggam, Benzinga: As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about.

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Wednesday
Jun042014

Polish NGO to Obama: Mass Surveillance is Not Freedom

Katitza Rodriguez: On June 4, 2014, one day before the Snowden anniversary, Poland celebrates 25 years since the fall of an authoritarian regime. Obama is in Poland, meeting with many heads of states—including those caught up in the NSA’s surveillance scandal.

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Wednesday
Jun042014

Real Economy Bites Housing Bubble 2

When the home-sales curve kinked south last fall, soothsayers had some handy reasons. And it would be temporary. Month after month, they came up with new reasons. Now they’ve used up all the good ones, but sales are still tanking.

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