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China bad debt at staggering levels, top analyst warns

A highly regarded analyst of China’s financial system thinks the country’s bad debt is US$6.8 trillion (S$9.3 trillion) above official figures, and warns that Continue……

Disney has come up with a solution for both its online streaming content and ESPN. And it will be the death knell for cable TV

But Disney has come up with a solution for both its online streaming content and ESPN. And it will be the death knell for cable TV. Continue……

Women Charge Past Men in U.S. Job Market as Economy Lumbers On

Bloomberg, Released on 8/16/17 Women are coming back to the U.S. labor force in larger numbers this year, helping decrease the decline in the so-called participation rate. Continue……

The new American Dream: rent your home from a hedge fund.

Sovereign Man, Released on 8/15/17 About a month ago I joined the Board of Directors of a publicly-traded company that invests in US real estate. The position brings a lot…

Trump Warns Xi: Trade War With China Begins Monday

Zero Hedge, Released on 8/12/17 As if there weren’t enough geopolitical stress points in the world to fill a lifetime of “sleepy, vacationy” Augusts, late on Friday night President Trump…

Trump slows federal regs to a crawl in first six months

“For every new regulation, we’re going to cut two,” and to “get rid of all the unnecessary regulations.” Continue……

U.S. consumer inflation remains soft in July, CPI shows

If the Federal Reserve was hoping for inflation to pick up in the second half of 2017, they may be sorely disappointed. The most recent inflation gauge came in Continue……

Sanctions Will Destroy the Dollar

Around 80% of all international transactions take place in dollars. The global financial system is anchored by its dollar architecture. That includes funds transfer, clearing, Continue……

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