Is the Fed About to Trigger the $35 Trillion U.S. Housing Market Crash?

The Fed could trigger the next U.S. housing market crash. UBS predicts three rate cuts this year. Further rate cuts could encourage unnecessary risk-taking. The U.S. housing market apparently enjoyed a terrific time in 2019 as home prices rose due to tight supply. But investors shouldn’t ignore the anomalies that are casting a dark shadow …

Jerome Powell Secretly Knows the Federal Reserve Is About to Crash the U.S. Stock Market

Federal Reserve intervention in the U.S. financial system has increased since September, and the trend is expected to continue. Fed Chair Jerome Powell admitted the dangers of an ever-expanding balance sheet all the way back in 2012 but seems to be strangely silent on the subject today. Surging stock prices represent one area of the …

Dow’s Absurd Rally Continues After Key Boeing Resignation Offsets Dismal Economic Data

U.S. equities rally to new all-time highs on Monday, with the Dow adding as much as 126 points. Boeing, the Dow’s largest component, rallied as much as 3.8%. Lackluster reports from the Commerce Department cast a shadow over the U.S. economy. The Dow and broader U.S. stock market rallied to new all-time highs Monday, as …

Treasury Yields Surge to Five-Week Highs as U.S., China Push to Formalize Trade Deal

Demand for haven assets declined on Monday, pushing bond prices down and yields higher as investors sifted through better than expected corporate earnings and positive dialogue around a formal U.S.-China trade agreement. U.S. Yield Curve Rises The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note peaked at 1.86%, its highest in almost six weeks, according to …

The U.S. Yield Curve Tells Us That a Devastating Recession Is Unavoidable

U.S. government debt yields have risen over the past two months, correcting a frightful inversion between the 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes that sparked concerns of an imminent recession. Just because the so-called ‘recession indicator’ is correcting itself, don’t be fooled into thinking the dangers have gone away. As a matter of fact, the Treasury …

U.S. Treasury to Name-Shame Vietnam for Manipulating Its Dong

By CCN: Writing for Bloomberg, Michelle Jamrisko and Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen report Vietnam is at risk of being labeled a currency manipulator. Vietnam is going to be labeled that – by whom? The U.S. federal government and socialist financial system? They’re the biggest currency manipulators of all. Jamrisko and Nguyen write: “Vietnam may be …

Trump Smells Blood & Flashes China a $500 Billion Middle Finger

By CCN: The U.S.-China trade war suddenly escalated this week, with President Donald Trump declaring that the trade surplus the world’s second-largest economy enjoys with his country will be no more. Trump to China: You’re Done Screwing Us Over The United States has been losing, for many years, 600 to 800 Billion Dollars a year …