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Is The Consumer Healthy Or Indebted?

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Dire Or Choosing Not To Save? The health of the consumer is a hotly debated topic because stats are cited that show a large percentage of Americans don’t have much saved for retirement, yet the unemployment rate which is not a perfect measurement is at 4.1% which indicates a healthy labor…CONTINUE READING

Net Debt Is Increasing Faster Than EBITDA

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The drug Wall Street is addicted to is debt. Like a drug addict, Wall Street needs an intervention to solve this problem. Usually interventions occur in the form of a deleveraging which is caused by an increase in default rates and rate hikes by the Fed. Although the Fed delayed…CONTINUE READING

Corporate Debt Highest Ever – What Does It Mean?

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In previous articles, the groundwork for how the current financial bubble was created has been explained. You can read them here, here, or here. To summarize, central banks have collectively pumped trillions of dollars into the system by buying assets. This lowered fixed income yields to record low levels. There…CONTINUE READING