Consumers Finally “Getting on with Their Lives” as Credit-Card Debt Slaves: Equifax
Just the tip of the iceberg?
Center of a secretive financial web spanning the entire globe.
Ironic Fly in the Ointment of Our Magnificent Housing Bubble 2.
“Everyone got used to playing with free, easy money. Now it’s going to cost us.”
At first, it’s a sampling error, statistical fluke, or the weather, but suddenly it’s serious
Central Banks crushed a very effective hedge against a rout in stocks.
China is not a sideshow; it’s the radioactive core of the entire global bubble.
Tough year in commodities gets worse fast.
Down 45% from where it was during the Financial Crisis!
Acrid Smell of Burned Fingers Wafts through the Bond Market.
Getting treacherous out there.
The reason? The irony of Big Money.
Unleash the lawyers!
Distressed investors are a different breed of cat. Like repo men, they do well when everyone else gets hammered.
Ugly repercussions far beyond Spanish borders.
Power consumption actually fell in 9 provinces.
The reason corporate revenues are so crummy?
A death spiral, except for a few big winners.
A “speculative attack” by the people?
Running out of cash.
At first we thought it might have been a blip, a short-term thing.
“It’s a land-grab right now.”
Two sides separated by the money line.
Toxic mix: slowdown in China and continuing oversupply.
China, Greece, “Global instability” get blamed.
A “Harmonization” Frenzy.
Chilling words in a steamy market.
JP Morgan did it.
The autopsy has already begun.