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THE WOLF STREET REPORT

What the Subprime Auto-Loan Fiasco Means. Auto-loan defaults have reached the sky-high rates of the Financial Crisis but are transpiring in the strongest labor market in years. This raises some big issues. (9 minutes) Enjoy reading WOLF STREET and want to support it? Using ad blockers – I totally get why – but want to support the site? You can donate “beer money.” I appreciate it immensely. Click on the beer mug to find out how: Would you like to be notified via...

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Why a US-Style Mortgage Crisis Can Happen Anywhere. Industry and government organs in Canada, Australia, the UK, and other places with housing bubbles that are now deflating are trying to hide behind a false understanding of mortgage laws in the US and what happened during the US mortgage crisis. What happened in the US cannot happen here, they say to soothe their own jittery nerves. So I’m going to un-soothe those jittery nerves (13 minutes). Enjoy reading WOLF...

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Can Australia’s Housing Bust Morph into a Financial Crisis? As the housing bust in Australia progresses in its methodical manner, will it trigger a mortgage crisis that hits the big four banks, and the remainder of Australia’s financial system to the point where there’s a banking panic and a financial crisis in Australia? And what will this do to the global financial system? (12 minutes) Enjoy reading WOLF STREET and want to support it? Using ad blockers – I totally...

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Can the US Government Just Keep Piling on Debt? The government already owes over $22 trillion, and it’s adding over $1 trillion a year. Who is buying it, and why? (12 min). You can also listen to it on YouTube and subscribe to my YouTube channel. Enjoy reading WOLF STREET and want to support it? Using ad blockers – I totally get why – but want to support the site? You can donate “beer money.” I appreciate it immensely. Click on the beer mug to find out how: Would...

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The Biggest Risk for Stocks: The moment share buybacks get slashed. A stock market that is so uniquely dependent on corporations buying back their own shares in record amounts is in a very fragile position because share buybacks have a history of suddenly getting slashed when times get tough. And then, who’ll be the buyers? (11 minutes) Enjoy reading WOLF STREET and want to support it? Using ad blockers – I totally get why – but want to support the site? You can...

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Why the Wave of Mega-IPOs Won’t Bail Out the San Francisco & Silicon Valley Housing Bubbles, Despite All the Hype. Enjoy reading WOLF STREET and want to support it? Using ad blockers – I totally get why – but want to support the site? You can donate “beer money.” I appreciate it immensely. Click on the beer mug to find out how: Would you like to be notified via email when WOLF STREET publishes a new article? Sign up here.

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How Surging Home Prices & Rents Hammer the Real Economy. Home prices that rise faster than wages – as they have done for years now – are not a free lunch for the economy. And now there is no good way out (9 minutes). Enjoy reading WOLF STREET and want to support it? Using ad blockers – I totally get why – but want to support the site? You can donate “beer money.” I appreciate it immensely. Click on the beer mug to find out how: Would you like to be notified...

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The Next Big Letdown for Stocks. Walls Street is hoping for rate cuts and a new bout of QE, expecting that a recession will force the Fed’s hand. Stocks have surged for three months based on that hope for a recession, rate cuts, and QE. But what if the Fed stopped tightening too soon, and instead of a recession, we’ll get slightly lower economic growth, but with some added inflation? (10 minutes) Enjoy reading WOLF STREET and want to support it? Using ad blockers – I...

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What’s Really Causing the Gigantic US Trade Deficit? Ultimately, the issue is not China, Germany, Japan, or Mexico. The issue is much closer to home. And where are the efforts to tame it headed? (12 minutes) Enjoy reading WOLF STREET and want to support it? Using ad blockers – I totally get why – but want to support the site? You can donate “beer money.” I appreciate it immensely. Click on the beer mug to find out how: Would you like to be notified via email when...

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Who Wins in a long-drawn-out gradual Housing Bust? It always boils down to this: Regardless of how thin you cut a slice of bologna, there are always two sides to it. When home prices drop after a housing bubble, there are many losers. But here are the winners – including a whole generation (11 minutes). Enjoy reading WOLF STREET and want to support it? Using ad blockers – I totally get why – but want to support the site? You can donate “beer money.” I appreciate it...

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