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Are You Prepared for a Hard Landing?
How will the economy react to interest rates that remain relatively higher for longer? By this, the idea that there will be a soft landing seems highly unlikely. The economy, after decades of ultra-low interest rates, is not equipped to easily accommodate a sustained period of relatively higher interest rates. Continue reading
Posted in MN Gordon, Stock Market Tagged collapse, debt, dollar, federal reserve, hard landing, S&P500 13 Comments
Gold Shines Bright
The mighty U.S. dollar spent a good part of the year beating up on other currencies. From January to mid-October, the dollar rose 13 percent against the euro, 22 percent against the Japanese yen, and 6 percent against emerging market currencies. Continue reading
Posted in Economy, MN Gordon Tagged currency, default, federal reserve, gold, treasuries 15 Comments
Death to Zombies
Rising interest rates, no doubt, bring death to zombies. By zombies, we’re referring to those companies in the second camp that would have died long ago, if not for the sustenance of artificially suppressed cheap credit. Continue reading
Posted in Inflation, MN Gordon Tagged consumer price index, default, economic depression, federal reserve, interest rate 24 Comments
Are You Ready for the Coming U.S. Government Default?
The popular American myth is that the U.S. government has never defaulted on its debt. Quite frankly, that’s an unadulterated lie. The U.S. government has (unofficially) defaulted on its debt twice within the last hundred years. Continue reading
Posted in Government Debt, MN Gordon Tagged debt, default, dollar, federal reserve, fomc 32 Comments