Stagflation Signals Soaring

Stagflation Signals Soaring

Stagflation signals soaring as factory orders tumbled in April. For the first time since April 2020, US Manufacturers new orders fell in April. The 0.6% MoM drop was triple the expected 0.2% MoM drop.    
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Supreme Court won’t hear J&J’s appeal of $2 billion baby powder verdict

Supreme Court won’t hear J&J’s appeal of $2 billion baby powder verdict

The Supreme Court declined Tuesday to take up Johnson & Johnson’s appeal of a multibillion-dollar verdict in favor of women who said they developed ovarian cancer from using the company’s talcum powder products. The company argued that it did...
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US Home Prices Explode At Fastest Pace Since 2013

US Home Prices Explode At Fastest Pace Since 2013

“In real terms, home prices have never been so high. My data goes back over 100 years, so this is something,” Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Shiller told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” earlier this week and according to Case-Sh...
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Treasury Injects A Record $271 BIllion In Cash In One Day

Treasury Injects A Record $271 BIllion In Cash In One Day

A month ago analysts noted that in line with the Treasury’s forecast for huge net debt drawdown in the current quarter, a record $1.1 trillion in cash and reserves was about to hit the market. Fast forward to today when...
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Fed Extends Emergency Lending Programs Through End Of Year

Fed Extends Emergency Lending Programs Through End Of Year

US stock prices are at record highs and credit spreads near record lows amid hopes and prayers for the v-shaped recovery which has already sent US macro surprise data soaring. But, it appears The Fed is not buying the bounce...
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Hedge Fund Flows Are All That Matter

Hedge Fund Flows Are All That Matter

Hedge Fund Flows Are All That Matter, New Study Finds. With every passing day, the bizarre central banks orchestrated freakshow that was once known as the “market” gets even more bizarre. And we use the term “market” in its loosest, l...
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FED is Tightening, Repo Loans Hit Zero

FED is Tightening, Repo Loans Hit Zero

FED is Tightening, Repo Loans Hit Zero; FED Balance Sheet Shrinks by $248 Billion in a Month. Beginning on September 17 of last year, months before the first COVID-19 case had been discovered anywhere in the world, the Federal Reserve...
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Canada Loses Its AAA Rating

Canada Loses Its AAA Rating

So actually CanadAA+, Fitch Ratings has downgraded Canada’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to AA+ from AAA (outlook stable) citing the deterioration of Canada’s public finances resulting from the pandemic. FX markets chewed th...
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Investor Legend Jeremy Grantham Is “Amazed” At This Unprecedented Stock Bubble

Investor Legend Jeremy Grantham Is “Amazed” At This Unprecedented Stock Bubble

The generally cheerful investing icon Jeremy Grantham unleashed fire and brimstone, taking his $7.5 Billion portfolio to a net short position for the first time since the Global financial crisis, and summarizing his dire assessment of the current unprecedented...
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Boeing: More 737 MAXs canceled and no passenger jets delivered

Boeing: More 737 MAXs canceled and no passenger jets delivered

The devastating airline downturn effectively paralyzed Boeing’s passenger jet business in May. For the month, Boeing delivered a paltry four military airplanes, not one of those a passenger jet, and only took in new orders for a net gain of...
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The FED Has Monetized All Treasury Issuance In 2020

The FED Has Monetized All Treasury Issuance In 2020

There is no more controversial entity in the US, more inflammatory yet out of the spotlight of public outrage, than the Federal Reserve: it is the FED’s actions over the past 108 years – and especially over the past decade...
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El-Erian Warns: Bad Things Happen When Markets Front-Run The Economy

El-Erian Warns: Bad Things Happen When Markets Front-Run The Economy

Governments need to ensure durable growth that benefits more than the well-off in society. For most of the last 15 years, the US economy has relied on a mix of public and private finance to liquefy financial markets, boost asset prices...
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Euphoria Hits Dot Com Insanity High

Euphoria Hits Dot Com Insanity High

Less than three months after markets were gripped by a historic bout of panic, dumping everything – bonds, stocks, gold, bitcoin – in a liquidation frenzy, euphoria on Wall Street is back to levels not seen since the dot com bubble...
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Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie as a potential platform to carry the Skyborg system

Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie as a potential platform to carry the Skyborg system

The U.S. Air Force has issued a broad agency announcement to seek technical proposals for a potential $400M program that aims to advance prototyping and experimentation work on Skyborg unmanned air vehicles. A notice last week says the Skyborg Prototyping,...
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Boeing Sees No Recovery In Air Travel For Years

Boeing Sees No Recovery In Air Travel For Years

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun has just released an update on this week’s layoffs. He said involuntary layoffs have begun, a total of 6,770 US workers will be cut this week, adding that work reduction programs have already gone into effect for the company&...
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