The Federal Reserve has raised rates for the 7th time in a decade. The latest FOMC statement and the Fed’s move here tells us a lot. The Fed really does believe the economy is strong and that it is fundamentally and structurally strong. The Fed thinks the band aids put on our economy in 2008 actually fixed things. This sort of arrogance is very destructive and will lead to the next collapse. Stay tuned.
Recently, a 5th New York City taxi driver has committed suicide. Many of these taxi drivers own the once coveted $1 million taxi medallion the problem is that currently those taxi medallions are worth $175,000! These taxi drivers are deep in debt … [Continue reading]
The sign of massive bubbles blowing up in the economy is evident with the cruise ship industry. This Royal Caribbean has came out with its new ship, “Symphony of the Seas.” It’s the largest cruise ship the world! This sort of event is consistent with … [Continue reading]
The yield curve is continuing to flatten with 2 year treasury bills at the highest they’ve been since 2008! The yield curve inverting is a very strong predictor of a recession. So how much longer will this tightening cycle by the FED go on until this … [Continue reading]
The economic collapse in Venezuela has worsened and is now in the midst of hyperinflation. The average Venezuelan has lost 25 lbs. not by choice, but rather because people are starving to death! Folks, this is what 20 years of socialism gets you! It … [Continue reading]