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Is the U.S. Becoming a Third World Nation?

Back in the day, nations that didn’t qualify as either developed (First World) or developing (Second World) were by default Third World, impoverished, corrupt and what we now refer to as failed states–governments that were incapable of improving the lives of their people and the machinery of governance, generally as a result of corruption and self-serving elites, i.e. kleptocracies. Is the U.S. slipping into Third World status? While many scoff at the very question,...

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A Wobbling Stock Market

Consider this chart of the SPX (S&P 500) over the past two years: take a look at the relative steepness of each of the red lines (rallies), the duration of each rally (purple lines), the blue boxes (volatile spots of bother) and the green line (market has gone nowhere for 19 months as every rally to new highs drops back to or below the high of January 2018). As the saying goes, a market topping is not an event, it’s a process. There are a handful of historically...

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A Wobbling Stock Market

Consider this chart of the SPX (S&P 500) over the past two years: take a look at the relative steepness of each of the red lines (rallies), the duration of each rally (purple lines), the blue boxes (volatile spots of bother) and the green line (market has gone nowhere for 19 months as every rally to new highs drops back to or below the high of January 2018). As the saying goes, a market topping is not an event, it’s a process. There are a handful of historically...

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[KR1424] Keiser Report: Can US Rates Go Negative?

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy ask whether or not US rates could go negative. In Denmark, where households carry the highest debt to income ratio in the OECD, even mortgage rates have gone negative! In the second half, Max talks to Karl Denninger of Market-Ticker.org about negative yields, long duration bonds, and what the future looks like with both in hand. ...

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[KR1424] Keiser Report: Can US Rates Go Negative?

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy ask whether or not US rates could go negative. In Denmark, where households carry the highest debt to income ratio in the OECD, even mortgage rates have gone negative! In the second half, Max talks to Karl Denninger of Market-Ticker.org about negative yields, long duration bonds, and what the future looks like with both in hand. ...

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Who Protected Epstein for Decades, and Why?

Let’s start by stipulating that the Jeffrey Epstein story is so sordid and outlandish that it’s like a made-for-TV movie about the evil proprietor of a nightmarish enclave of private perversion and sexual exploitation, Lolita Island. For Epstein’s victims, the nightmare was all too real. Next, let’s stipulate that in a nation with a functioning system of justice, every individual who knew about Epstein’s degenerate empire and did nothing to stop it should be ushered into...

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Who Protected Epstein for Decades, and Why?

Let’s start by stipulating that the Jeffrey Epstein story is so sordid and outlandish that it’s like a made-for-TV movie about the evil proprietor of a nightmarish enclave of private perversion and sexual exploitation, Lolita Island. For Epstein’s victims, the nightmare was all too real. Next, let’s stipulate that in a nation with a functioning system of justice, every individual who knew about Epstein’s degenerate empire and did nothing to stop it should be ushered into...

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The Internal War in the Deep State Claims Its High Profile Casualty: Jeffrey Epstein

I’ve been writing about the fracturing Deep State for the past five years: Is the Deep State Fracturing into Disunity? (March 14, 2014) Is the Deep State at War–With Itself? (December 14, 2016) Epstein and the Explosive Crisis of the Deep State (July 15, 2019) The conflict has now reached the hot-war stage where bodies are turning up, explained away by the usual laughable covers: “suicide,” “accident” and “heart attack.” That Jeffrey Epstein’s death in a secure cell is...

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