Posts Tagged ‘Mish Shedlock’

Interest Rates Play Havoc with Banks, Bonds and Borrowers

Interest Rates Play Havoc with Banks, Bonds and Borrowers

Long-term interest rates rising means different things to different people, but none of it’s good. Higher long-term rates makes it much more expensive for state and local governments to borrow money, and you can probably guess how that would... (Continue reading)

$1 TRILLION U.S. COIN – POSITIVELY BRILLIANT!

$1 TRILLION U.S. COIN - POSITIVELY BRILLIANT!

Either we could sell the space to the highest bidder... I bet McDonald’s would pay a pretty penny, no pun intended, to put "Ronald the Clown" on the new coin for example. Or, how about we engrave it to commemorate... (Continue reading)

Ice, Ice Baby Icelands people give cold shoulder to paying for acts of reckless bankers.

Ice, Ice Baby  Icelands people give cold shoulder to paying for acts of reckless bankers.

Now, the British and Dutch governments want their money back, but Iceland’s people are saying, well… no, not to put too fine a point on it. You might even say that the Icelanders are saying: “Hell no!” ... (Continue reading)

Care to Guess How Many NEW Homes Sold Over $750,000 in June and July?

Care to Guess How Many NEW Homes Sold Over $750,000 in June and July?

The biggest question I have about the real estate market is… why are we all pretending that there’s a real estate market at all. There’s no real estate market in this country, hasn’t been one since July 10, 2007,... (Continue reading)

Banks Lobbying, Financial Reforms & Who’s Recovering?

Banks Lobbying, Financial Reforms & Who's Recovering?

Like the flying monkeys from the Wizard of Oz, they’ve been summoned by the bankers to our nation’s capital; flying in from around the country until they hit the steps of the U.S. Capital building… when they’re transformed into lobbyists... (Continue reading)


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