Surging home prices have primed the housing market for this.
Doubts emerge as to who is saving whom.
Today Buffett’s own newspaper conglomerate announced the 2nd round of layoffs in 10 months. Here are the billionaires that bought US papers.
The threat of Carmageddon for jobs.
The bailed-out megabank hasn’t had a single year in the black since 2007.
Just add tax cuts and ballooning expenditures. The media chose to silence the report to death.
Black Friday for them. Meet the OTC’s “skull and crossbones.”
Was the selloff in stocks just a brief correction, or a sign of greater significance?
Wolf Richter with Jim Goddard on “This Week in Money“
What happens if cases like this prove to be the rule rather than the exception?
Which part of Brick-and-Mortar is crumbling?
What will the Fed do?
Fed’s monetary policy shift is finally taking hold. It just took a while.
The entrenched system works to the detriment of the overall economy. But who benefits?
Is the private equity tail wagging the public infrastructure dog?
But something funny happened on the way to the headlines.
Market still blows off Fed, Treasury selloff, and volatility in stocks.
Barclays faces a criminal trial in the UK. Last week it was RBS.
A very crowded trade goes begging for a contrarian reaction.
A utility in Texas takes first steps. Incumbents not amused.
Chorus gets louder. But no one will be ready for those mortgage rates.
For proper effect, the directives were purposefully leaked to the media.
Treasury yields don’t matter – until they do. Mortgage rates jump.
World’s largest hedge fund puts down $13 Bn to profit from trouble in the EU
How can the media be so gullible – and pliable? I don’t know either.
All kinds of factors are coming together beautifully.
What would the Fed do?
Local tenants vs. global capital in search of assets.
It was one gigantic party. But wait…
And who was buying? Answers emerge.