Tag Archives: Mexico

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    Trouble South Of The Border

    Mexico's vulnerabilities pose a huge risk to the U.S.
    by Nomi Prins

    Thursday, August 27, 2015, 4:02 AM

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    Too big to fail is a seven-year phenomenon created by the most powerful central banks to bolster the largest, most politically connected US or European banks. More than that, it’s a global concern predicated on that handful of private banks controlling too much market share and elite central banks infusing them with boatloads of cheap capital and other aid. Synthetic bank and market subsidization disguised as ‘monetary policy’ has spawned artificial asset and debt bubbles – everywhere.

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    Is Mexico The Next Greece?

    The risk factors investors should watch most closely
    by Nomi Prins

    Thursday, August 27, 2015, 4:02 AM

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    Executive Summary

    • The biggest Mexico risk factors investors need to watch
      • Remittance risk
      • Currency risk
      • Capital flight risk
      • Oil price risk
      • Debt risk
    • What Mexico must prioritize going forward to secure its future

    If you have not yet read Part 1: Trouble South Of The Border available free to all readers, please click here to read it first.

    Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump has nabbed many a headline with his disparaging remarks on how Mexico is sending ‘bad’ Mexicans over the border to ostensibly steal US jobs and sell drugs. He has called US leaders ‘stupid’ for letting this happen. The truth of the US-Mexico economic relationship is entirely different.

    According to Pew Research, between 2005 and 2010, 1.4 million immigrants moved back to Mexico from the US, 90 percent of them voluntarily.  The total amount of 11.3 million unauthorized immigrants to the US has remained stable, not increased, over the past five years, having risen from about 3.5 million in 1990 to a peak of 12.2 million in 2007. The figure dropped between 2007-09, mainly due to a decrease in immigration from Mexico. Since 2009, an average of about 350,000 new unauthorized immigrants have entered the US annually, of which less than a third are from Mexico, compared to one half before the financial crisis of 2008. (Source)

    There are other misunderstandings about the economic and financial relationship between the US and Mexico that transcend raising constituent anger about faux population movements. There is the matter of…

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    Deluding Ourselves

    The theater of the absurd visits the EIA
    by Chris Martenson

    Monday, April 20, 2015, 9:50 PM

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    Once you understand the role of oil, you cannot walk around or travel anywhere without seeing its massive impact on our lives.  Whether it’s the year-round abundance in our grocery stores or it’s the endless traffic jams in every city across the globe, every single day of the year, you see oil’s effect in and on our collective lives.

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    Daily Digest 7/22 – Ways Shrinking Cities Try To Survive, Earthquake Hits Northwestern China

    by DailyDigest

    Monday, July 22, 2013, 1:27 PM

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    • More 20-somethings are buying million-dollar homes than ever before, thanks to startups and rich parents
    • Cries of Betrayal as Detroit Plans to Cut Pensions 
    • Detroit: Six ways 'shrinking' cities try to survive
    • Real vs False Money – Key Insights From Monetary History
    • Why Big Oil is Shifting Away from the Gulf of Mexico
    • Tiny Argentine ants invade Victoria, poised to bug you like crazy
    • Raw Sewage Has Turned The Hudson Into An Antibiotic-Resistant Cesspool
    • Earthquakes Hit Area of Northwestern China

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    Daily Digest 6/18 – The Nonna State, World Leaders Meet In Mexico

    by DailyDigest

    Monday, June 18, 2012, 2:43 PM

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    • China Closes Window on Economic Debate, Protecting Dominance of State
    • As Greeks Head to Polls Again, a Fear That No One Will Win
    • Worried Banks Resist Fiscal Union
    • Bron Suchecki: The Role of Arbitrage in Precious Metals Markets
    • The Nonna State
    • World Leaders Meet in a Mexico Now Giving Brazil a Run for Its Money
    • The Importance of Seagrass in Removing Carbon from the Atmosphere

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    Daily Digest – May 1

    by Davos

    Friday, May 1, 2009, 2:54 PM

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    • Truly, Truly Great Journalists Here, Stewart, Moyers & Marshall (Audio, Good Point on Blogs BTW)
    • Budget Cut (Video Visulization, H/T Coyote-Smiles)
    • Metro Unemployment: Some Cities See Rates Comparable to Great Depression
    • Google’s Unemployment Tool – Pick a City (Chart – Interactive)
    • Another Incredible Ineractive Map (H/T Scbt, Green to Red in 2008)
    • Google’s Flu Tool – Track A(H1N1)
    • Swine Flu will Finish this Economy. Prepare!
    • Are the Markets Too Complacent About Swine Flu?
    • 1918 Spanish Flu and the Market
    • Dr. Ron Paul (Video)
    • Mexico Plans Partial Shutdown to Reduce Spread of Swine Flu
    • Milken Conference: Credit Markets and the Role of Finance (Video)
    • Entering the Financial Twilight Zone
    • Chrysler: bulls make money, bears make money, pigs get slaughtered 
    • Education And The Future of Technology (Video, H/T Todd)

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    Daily Digest – Apr 26

    by Davos

    Sunday, April 26, 2009, 1:16 PM

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    • T – 30 Minutes to Stress Test: Above or Below 3% Tangible Common Equity? (Chart)
    • Stress-Tested Banks May Struggle as Bad Assets Triple
    • Stress Test: Not Very Stressful (Interesting GDP projections)
    • Durable Goods and Global Trade – Going to the Charts…
    • Notice of Financial Default: California Develops a Mortgage Tsunami Patter Reminiscent of the 2007 Subprime Collapse. Alt-A and Option ARMs Unite.
    • Bloomberg: Mexico’s Calderon Declares Emergency Amid Swine Flu Outbreak
    • Live Avian Flu Virus Placed in Baxter Vaccine Materials Sent to 18 Countries
    • "The Great Influenza" by John M. Barry
    • GM Employee Stock Fund Dumps All Company Shares
    • New Reality Check

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    Daily Digest – March 12

    by Davos

    Thursday, March 12, 2009, 4:25 PM

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    • U.S. Weighs Further Steps for Citi
    • Freddie Mac: $23.9 Billion Loss, Asks for $30.8 billion in funding
    • A conversation with Timothy Geithner, U.S. Treasury Secretary
    • Geithner flying solo
    • Obama, Geithner Get Low Grades From Economists
    • Global Credit Ranking
    • ‘Difficult’ Americans hamper G20 efforts to secure a global deal
    • China February Auto Sales Rise 25% After Tax Cuts
    • Marc Faber (Massive Deficits)
    • 50%? (repost)
    • Obermann (Phil Gramm)
    • South Carolina’s Sanford to become first governor to reject funds
    • U.S. banks may pay dearly for government aid
    • Get Long Torches & Pitchforks: A Growth Industry once the taxpayers wake-up Ritholtz Says

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    Daily Digest – March 1

    by Davos

    Sunday, March 1, 2009, 2:59 PM

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    • Jim Rogers Doesn’t Mince Words About the Crisis
    • Cheery chart du jour
    • Blunt Honesty
    • Berkshire Hathaway, 2008 Worst Year in 44 Years
    • Buffett, Shambles 2009 AND WELL BEYOND
    • Economy moving in reverse faster than predicted
    • 1 in 10 Californians is out of work, worse in L.A. County
    • State Budget Troubles Worsen (Table of States in Article)
    • Bill Gross, the $747 billion bond man, declares the death of equities
    • Week # 9 Bank Failure # 16
    • FDIC Raises Fees but Does Not Extend Loan Guarantee Program

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