Party likes it’s 1999 – The Year Before US Stock Markets Collapsed.

1999 was the year before US stock markets collapsed.

Published on Dec 18, 2014

On a day of wild market fluctuations, the rouble, the dollar and the oil price all ended higher, and US stocks had their best day of the year, even as the Federal Reserve prepared the market for rate rises ahead. John Authers asks if they are gearing up to party like it’s 1999.

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INFLECTION POINT: UNPRECEDENTED FEAR AS EVERYTHING FALLS APART — Andy Hoffman

from SGT Report.com:

I caught up with Miles Franklin’s Andy Hoffman today just after he recorded his latest audio blog-cast titled Laughable FOMC Statement Sets New Central Bank Credibility Low Until the SNB One. And Andy has never been more alarmed by what we have witnessed unfolding over just the past two weeks.The global economic system is literally coming apart at the seams.

While talking about this week’s “meaningless” FOMC statement and […]

Get Prepared: 122 Of The Best Prepper Websites On The Internet

By Michael Snyder

Getting prepared for the chaos that is coming to America in the years ahead is not that complicated.  Help is out there – if you know where to look.  And it doesn’t have to be expensive either.  In this article, I have put together a list of 122 of the best prepper websites on the Internet that will teach you how to prep for free.  The great thing […]

Junk Bonds Are Going To Tell Us Where The Stock Market Is Heading In 2015

By Michael Snyder

Do you want to know if the stock market is going to crash next year?  Just keep an eye on junk bonds.  Prior to the horrific collapse of stocks in 2008, high yield debt collapsed first.  And as you will see below, high yield debt is starting to crash again.  The primary reason for this is the price of oil.  The energy sector accounts for approximately 15 to […]

Junk Bonds – Bullish wicks form after rare performance spread!

from kimblechartingsolutions:

 

CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE

If one likes the idea of buying low and selling higher, junk bonds might come to mind due to how hard they’ve been hit of late! The chart below highlights that an unusual and large performance spread between JNK and the S&P 500. Its not often that these two see a 10% return difference in just 60 days. This differential wasn’t the only thing that got […]

Global Currency War: Many central banks outside of the Federal Reserve, including the Bank of Japan and European Central Bank, are engaged in major easing programs to boost their economies and depress their currencies.

‘We don’t need a war when we can have a currency war‘- guest @sjderrick, Chief Currency Strategist, BNY Mellon

‘We don’t need a war when we can have a currency war’- guest @sjderrick, Chief Currency Strategist, BNY Mellon #Russia #Rouble @CNBC

— Louisa Bojesen (@louisabojesen) December 17, 2014

  Currency war hots up as China prepares to bail out Russia

Does Putin & Co have a card up their sleeve amid the huge changes […]

Housing Bubble 2 Goes Nuts: San Francisco Home Sales Plunge 20%, Prices Soar 27%

Wolf Richter wolfstreet.com, www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter

San Francisco is known for its mindboggling booms and breathtaking busts as the hot money from all over the world ebbs and flows amidst startup frenzies and IPO manias.

And now the hot money is flowing. It has created a delirious craziness in the housing market, surrounded by an environment where app makers without revenues but with big dreams and the word “disrupt” in their description are worth […]

$2 Trillion High-yield Debt Market On The Verge Of Default, Goldman Sachs Says 1 Trillion In Investments Just Went Poof Due To The Collapse Of Oil, Debt Defaults Have Already Begun To Hit In The North American Shale Oil/gas Industry!

AND their analysis didn’t even touch on Shale Oil Projects in the U.S.A. (Because they have too much invested in that).

Enjoy your $2.00 gas while it lasts…

SNIP

In a stunning analysis this week, Goldman Sachs found almost $1 trillion in investments in future oil projects at risk. They looked at 400 of the world’s largest new oil and gas fields — excluding U.S. shale — and found projects representing $930 billion […]

The US national debt has broken all the records in American, 41% of the national debt of the US has accrued during this administration… Cost of big biz not paying taxes, rich offshore tax havens, bailouts of Wall St…

The US national debt has broken all the records in American.. – pic.twitter.com/9vihekfcQy

— 9GAG Tweets (@9GAGTweets) December 17, 2014

 

(CNSNews.com) – The total federal debt of the U.S. government has now increased more than $7 trillion during the slightly more than five and a half years Barack Obama has been president.

That is more than the debt increased under all U.S. presidents from George Washington through Bill Clinton combined, and it is […]

There Is Hope In Understanding That A Great Economic Collapse Is Coming

By Michael Snyder

If you were about to take a final exam, would you have more hope or more fear if you didn’t understand any of the questions and you had not prepared for the test at all?  I think that virtually all of us have had dreams where we show up for an exam that we have not studied for.  Those dreams can be pretty terrifying.  And of course if […]

We Are Witnessing A Spectacular Event Of How Incredibly Dense The Population Of Sheep Are.

by onpoint

 

Either we have some incredibly narrow reporting on the part of UK’s Mail Online, or we are witnessing a spectacular event of how incredibly dense the population of sheep are.

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian consumers flocked to the stores Wednesday, frantically buying a range of big-ticket items to pre-empt the price rises kicked off by the staggering fall in the value of the ruble in recent days.

Russia’s currency has been collapsing 15-20% in […]

Greece Might Be Hit With Cyprus Style Bail-Ins. Euro Crisis Getting Worse. Us Mortgage Applications Declined, A Sign That Real Estate Is Collapsing.

Greece might be hit with Cyprus style bail-ins. Euro crisis getting worse. US mortgage applications declined, a sign that real estate is collapsing. Obama signed the 1.1 trillion spending bill. Russia is opening an investigation into the central bank actions. Corporate media polls show that the America people support torture. Police will be scanning social media sites to predict crime. U.S. and Cuba are reestablishing diplomatic relations. U.S. advisers are […]

Hitler hears of “The Interview” cancellation. (vid)

“We have a problem with the banking system in this country today & that is because banks as they now exist and function are not free market institutions by any shape, form, function or form of imagination!”

BANKS HAVE BECOME WARDS OF THE STATE 

“We have a problem with the banking system in this country today and that is because banks as they now exist and function are not free market institutions by any shape, form, function or form of imagination! They are essentially wards of the state”

Stockman believes they would not exist in their current form nor would they take the kinds of risk they take if […]

US Border Patrol Caught TERRORIZING Shoppers

Crossing the border into the US can be a terrorizing experience. In this video, you’ll hear how things go from bad to worse for a young couple who just wants to go shopping.

These Border Patrol agents were caught on audio abusing their authority.

Niagara Falls – LiveLeak released audio footage that captured an exchange between a Canadian husband wife and US Border Patrol Officers when the couple attempted to cross the […]

New World Next Year – 2015

Welcome to New World Next Week — the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. This year:

Pilato’s 2014 Story: The Mainstreaming of Conspiracy
The New American ‘Malaise’
http://ur1.ca/j5u0w
“The Elf on the Shelf” is Preparing Your Child to Live in a Future Police State, Professor Warns
http://ur1.ca/j5u0y
The Paranoid Style in American Politics
http://ur1.ca/j5u11
‘Most Transparent’ White House Ever Rewrote FOIA to Suppress […]

Global Growth Expectations Falling, Fed Calls Time On $5.7 Trillion Of Emerging Market Dollar Debt, Asia Isn’t Ready for a China Crash

Global growth expectations falling with oil prices pic.twitter.com/RGQQ3V89LH

— Nick (@NickatFP) December 18, 2014

Fed calls time on $5.7 trillion of emerging market dollar debt

World finance is rotating on its axis. The stronger the US boom, the worse it will be for those countries on the wrong side of the dollar

The US Federal Reserve has pulled the trigger. Emerging markets must now brace for their ordeal by fire.

They have collectively borrowed $5.7 […]

Following the Sony hacking scandal IT expert says pretty much everyone has broken into our US power grid.

Cyber Attack on Sony is being used to demonize, place sanctions on North Korea. The other agenda is to get the Cyber Security Bill, and the Cyber Attack Insurance passed.

Over 50,000 young people in UK are undocumented. Swiss central bank is imposing negative interest rates. Jobless claims decrease across the country after spiking 6% the month before. Housing crash is being blamed on the declining price of oil. Baltic Dry Index declines again. China might be positioning to bail out Russia. US hands over MH17 data but it will be kept confidential. A Ukrainian soldier comes forward and reports […]

U.S. & China working toward Global Governance | James Corbett (Part 1)

NKOREA PLANNED ATTACKS ON NUKE PLANTS

North Korea dispatched covert commando teams to the United States in the 1990s to attack nuclear power plants and major cities in a conflict, according to a declassified Defense Intelligence Agency report.

The DIA report, dated Sept. 13, 2004, reveals that five units of covert commandos were trained for the attacks inside the country.

According to the report, the “Reconnaissance Bureau, North Korea, had agents in place to attack American nuclear power […]

Wounded Bear: Putin Lashes Out at Economic Woes, U.S. Imperialism, “Certain Situation to Improve Within 2 Years”

Mac Slavo
December 18th, 2014
SHTFplan.com

 

With the ruble free falling value, and the Russian economy in serious trouble, Putin took to the stage in an end of year speech, boldly proclaiming that Russia would recover from its economic woes within a few short years, and hanging blame on “external factors.” He expressed his intention to diversify the economy, now heavily dependent on oil and gas, and under attack on the volatile international […]