Tag Archives: Britain

  • Podcast

    Axel Merk: Making Sense Of The Impact Of Brexit

    A special edition podcast
    by Adam Taggart

    Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 12:22 AM


    A very sleep-deprived Axel Merk joins us for this special edition podcast. Axel and his team have pulled late nights over the past few days following the Brexit vote results in real-time and the ensuing aftermath.

    Axel, CEO and founder of the Merk Funds, is originally from Europe and one of the best experts we know on the currency markets, as well as monetary policy. In this podcast, he explains why he sees the Brexit as a sea-change in sentiment that will have far-reaching implications for Britain, Europe, and the rest of the world — though it may take years before they are fully recognized and expressed. He expects the post-Brexit future to more market volatility, more populism as political stability weakens, more (ineffectual) fiscal spending to goose economic growth, and likely more armed conflict around the world.

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  • Insider

    Brexit Shocker!

    Making sense of what just happened
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, June 24, 2016, 2:30 PM


    The political and financial landscapes have been altered by last night upset "Leave" vote in Britain and now we have to try and make sense of the new terrain.

    This is huge. Not that a Brexit 'Leave' vote has anything at all to with, say, Caterpillar’s earnings over the next few quarters. It has nothing at all to do with anything fundamental, but these “”markets”” have been anything but fundamental for years.

    They've become gigantic, globally interconnected, leveraged speculating casinos. Nothing but a massive set of bubbles in search of a pin.

    It looks like they may have just found one…

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – May 25

    by Davos

    Monday, May 25, 2009, 2:51 PM

    • The Phoenix Housing Boom
    • Random musings on the market direction
    • Lost Vegas: Vanguard (Video, H/T Fujisan)
    • Steve’s Economic Forum (Audio, H/T Kemosavvy)
    • Securitization: Advanta and the Fiction of True-Sale
    • Obama to Create Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (Video)
    • Jim the Realtor: Crack House (Video)
    • The Next Catastrophe For Banks: $3.5 Trillion In Commercial Real Estate Debt
    • British banks revolt against Obama tax plan
    • Sunday Funnies 

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – Jan 21

    by Davos

    Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 1:47 AM

    • Gordon Brown brings Britain to the edge of bankruptcy
    • British Pound: 1991-Present
    • ‘We can’t pay you yet,’ California to tell creditors
    • Roubini Predicts U.S. Losses May Reach $3.6 Trillion (Update1)
    • China Faces Worst Unemployment in Decades as Slowdown Deepens
    • Stock prices dwindling away, BAC under $6 and GE under $14
    • GM Using Bail Out Money to Invest in Brazil? (Hat Tip Kcim67)
    • Banks Foreclose on Builders With Perfect Records
    • CBO TARP Report
    • GAO Nations Long-Term Fiscal Outlook (Hat Tip KemoSavvy)
    • Ghost Malls: Coming to Your Town 
    • Regression to Trend: Update
    • Out With the Outgoing Overly Optimistic View on the Economy
    • Deflation to inflation 

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