Despite my seemingly panglossian 'cautiously optimistic' post last week, I am still very much worried that we are hitting the end of this cycle. I'll t…
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Quick note here Did you know there was a peace negotiation surrounding Libya this past weekend? I certainly didn't until I watched the German evening n…
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Somewhere in the Credit Writedowns archive are comments regarding US President Trump to the effect that political economy shocks won't matter. So I wan…
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I have been trying to write an all-encompassing post for the new year for two weeks now. But time has never allowed it. So I've decided to forego that …
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Quick post outside the paywall here on some of the data coming out of the US recently FedEx bellwether I wanted to start with FedEx because it is often…
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Framing the populist revolt In the industrialized Western world, we are living through a great age of populism. There's no doubt about that now. The tr…
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Labour shellacking and SNP domination The UK general election results are in. And, for me, the most striking feature of the outcome is the absolute thr…
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I know it's pure folly to predict what the Fed is likely to do on a FOMC meeting by meeting basis. But hear me out. Despite the fact that I see the Fed…
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The Washington Post has a post up today on how two housekeepers took on the president — and revealed that his company employed undocumented immigrants.…
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Everybody's talking about this video of G-7 leaders laughing at US President Donald Trump during the recent NATO summit. While most people are just gig…
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There's been a lot of economic data coming out of the US in recent days. None of it shows a clear indication that the economy has turned the corner. So…
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By Michael Pettis This post first appeared at China Financial Markets on the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace There are conditions under whic…
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