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Peter Schiff: Consumer prices rose much more than expected, while retail sales fell when they were expected to rise. Consumers are buying less, but paying more. It’s stagflation all the way. This is the worst possible macro economic environment for U.S. financial assets.

Consumer prices rose much more than expected, while retail sales fell when they were expected to rise. Consumers are buying less, but paying more. It's stagflation all the way. This is the worst possible...

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The CDC has a marketing “recipe” for the flu shot. It involves creating a perception in the media to increase consumer demand.

The CDC has a marketing “recipe” for the flu shot. It involves creating a perception in the media to increase consumer demand. it’s the real deal http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/%7E/media/Files/Activity%20Files/PublicHealth/MicrobialThreats/Nowak.pdf And anyone who watches tv will know...

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People still don’t get it. The only reason the economy “recovered” is that a rising dollar kept interest rates low and consumer prices in check, allowing America to go deeper into debt and consumers to keep spending. As the dollar sinks the economy will go down with it.

People still don't get it. The only reason the economy "recovered" is that a rising dollar kept interest rates low and consumer prices in check, allowing America to go deeper into debt and consumers...

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Consumer Credit – Borrowers go all in

by SpontaneousDisorder Interesting to compare the current cycle to before the financial crisis. Consumers have been going crazy by this measure. The recent increase mirrors the excitement we’re seeing in financial markets (stocks, bitcoin...

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Squeezing The Consumer From Both Sides

Authored by 720Global’s Michael Lebowitz via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, The Federal Reserve raised the Federal Funds rate on December 13, 2017, marking the fifth increase over the last two years.  Even with interest rates remaining at historically low levels, the...