What is Shrinkflation? Pippa Malmgren explains in a Boom Bust Web Extra that before inflation begins to reflect prices rising, you begin to see companies repackage their products to hide rising costs. The size of products begin to get smaller: you’ll see smaller candy bars, fewer potato chips, and a lot more air in those packages. This shows that companies are facing margin pressure, and when customers get upset that [...]
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Has China Reached its ‘Bear Stearns’ Moment?
The country’s first-ever bond default could potentially reshape the entire financial sector
In Shanghai on Friday, a solar energy equipment maker you’ve probably never heard of before, Chaori Solar Energy Science & Technology, couldn’t pay investors interest due on its bonds. In normal times, such an event might not get that much attention. But matters in China’s financial industry are far from normal [...]
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Researcher and You Tuber Hatrick Penry, from Hatrick Penry Unbound.com joins us to discuss what he calls the world’s largest provable coverup – Fukushima Plumegate.
Hatrick has assembled more than 445 pages of government and regulatory documents through FOIA which show the frightening realities of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in the days, weeks and months following the devastating March 11, 2011 Tsunami and resulting hydrogen explosions which devastated Daiichi Units 3 and 4. [...]
Boeing said on Thursday it will end pension plans for 68,000 non-union employees, including its chief executive. The move takes effect Jan. 1, 2016, & is part of the company’s effort to reduce the growing costs of its pension plans.
below video contains everything you need the know IMO, about the reason behind the current situation in Ukraine and Russia’s involvement.. the rest is all irrelevant.
don’t have 13 minutes spare time? fastforward to 7:10 where the good stuff starts:
watch that dollarchart…
I guess this is just a coincidence?:
More on this subject in this very interesting video:
(EDIT: this is an almost 3 hr long video. I will point to a short excerpt [...]
by Michael Noonan
There is something going on in the gold and silver market, and it is difficult to ascertain
exactly what it is. Perhaps it can best be described as a change in market behavior that
may be defining a potential change in trend. For many, the presumption has been, “Gold
and silver are going to go to the moon, for the following reason[s]….” What followed was
then a litany of the same facts that [...]
February jobs report beat expectations so what did the government do, it raised the unemployment rate. This gives the FED and the US government time to prepare for the upcoming event which will allow them to blame the economic collapse on another country. The US government is pushing climate change and they are trying to link climate change to terrorism to convince everyone to pay more taxes. US is now [...]
Big Bubble Bursting
The head of China’s sovereign wealth fund noted in 2009: “both China and America are addressing bubbles by creating more bubbles”.
He’s right …
Global credit excess is worse than before the 2008 crash.
The U.S. and Japan have been easing like crazy, but – as Zero Hedge notes – China has been much worse:
Here is just the change in the past five years:
You read that right: in the past five years the total assets on [...]
March 7th, 2014
Earlier this week we noted that an invasion of the Ukraine by Vladimir Putin would likely lead to a complete destruction of U.S. stock markets. It’s not so much the invasion force itself, but rather, the economic maneuvers that would come with it should Russia take this course of action.
Well known economist and founder of the Shadow Stats web site John Williams seems to agree. If Russia were to begin [...]
DEVELOPING: Malaysia faces huge embarrassment after security lapse with stolen passports used for Malaysia Airlines #MH370 @SCMP_News
BREAKING: Malaysia did NOT check Interpol’s stolen passport database for Italian or Austrian stolen passports @SCMP_News
Malaysia announces they are investigating a possible terror link in jet disappearance
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Malaysia is looking at a possible terror link in the disappearance of an airliner believed to have gone down in the sea with 239 [...]
As the foreign secretary warned of another “frozen conflict” in Europe, the energy secretary, Ed Davey said gas prices could increase if the Ukrainian crisis escalated into a military conflict.
But the foreign secretary, who said Putin had implemented carefully prepared plans to assume control of Crimea, acknowledged that none of the options on the table – diplomatic pressure and economic sanctions – would be able to remove Russian forces from [...]
By a more than three-to-one margin on Tuesday, communities voting on whether to support the creation of a public bank in Vermont approved the idea, calling for the state legislature to establish such a bank and urging passage of legislation designed to begin its implementation.
In a show of direct democracy that also exposed the citizenry’s desire for a more localized and responsible banking system, fifteen of nineteen towns passed the resolution during [...]