Beyond the Pale

Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness (18) Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com The Elephant in the European Living Room Last week the United Nations was the stage for numerous politically correct speeches, from urbane Western diplomats, ostracizing President Putin in an attempt to place him “beyond the Pale” of 21st Century civilised politics. President Putin’s …

Sayonara Abenomics

by Pebblewriter, Pebblewriter.com Those who have followed this blog for any length of time know about our focus on the Japanese economy and the yen. I presented this chart in December, which shows the impact on stocks of the last three USDJPY reversals off a trend line (or top of a channel, depending on how …

Why Housing Markets Are Heading South (Again)

Written by Keith Jurow, Capital Preservation Real Estate Report Demand for Houses by Non-Investors is Weakening In previous articles over the past two years, I have emphasized that a rising percentage of home buying has come from all-cash investors.  I argued that this was not a sign of a housing recovery.  Rather, it showed that …

Putting the ‘F’ in CFR

Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness (17) Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com “In Like Flynn” “Putting the ‘F’ Back in Federal Reserve” observed how “Team America” prepared the way for global cooperation between the Developed and Emerging Nations; in a way that will allow the Fed to “Taper” without the same instability that plagued the …

Western Financial Support for Ukraine: The Greek Analogy (continued)

by Elliott Morss, Morss Global Finance Introduction In my last piece, I looked at the IMF/EU bailout efforts for Greece to see what can be expected as the West launches a bailout for Ukraine. And every day, what the West will do becomes clearer. Let’s back up to December of last year. At that time, …