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Why Inflation Will Accelerate

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5/17/2021

What’s Yours Is Now Mine: America’s Era of Accelerating Expropriation

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4/27/2021

The Only Way to Get Ahead Now Is Crazy-Risky Speculation

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4/23/2021

The ‘Helicopter Parent’ Fed and the Fatal Crash of Risk

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4/16/2021

Is a Cultural Revolution Brewing in America?

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4/12/2021

What Could Go Awry?

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4/9/2021

We Don’t Need the Great Reset, We Need the Great Rebalancing

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3/23/2021

The Cannibalization Is Complete: Only Inedible Zombies Remain

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3/13/2021

When Does This Travesty of a Mockery of a Sham Finally Implode?

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3/5/2021

The Stock Market, Fatally Wounded by the Truth, Will Stumble and Crash

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2/1/2021

The Most Hopeful Scenario for 2021

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1/4/2021

About Those Vaccine ID Cards…

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12/5/2020

2021 Is Already Optimized for Failure

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12/2/2020

Our Frustrations Run Far Deeper Than Covid Lockdowns

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11/26/2020

Here’s Our Historical Analogy Menu: Rome, the USSR, or Revolutionary France

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11/7/2020

Everything Is Staged

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10/23/2020

How We Institutionalized Incompetence

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10/13/2020

What Could Go Wrong? Plenty

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10/9/2020

This Is How It Ends: All That Is Solid Melts into Air

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9/12/2020

The ‘ New Normal’ Is De-Normalization

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8/15/2020

The Nation Is Falling into the Abyss Between Wall Street and Main Street

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7/30/2020

The Sinking Titanic’s Great Pumps Finally Fail

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7/13/2020

How We Got Here: the Global Economy’s 75-Year Stumble to the Precipice

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7/6/2020

Forget the V, W, or L Recovery: Focus on N-P-B

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6/30/2020

Unstoppable: The Greatest Depression and the Reverse Wealth Effect

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6/11/2020

Deep State to Powell: Stop Goosing Stocks Higher or You’ll Re-Elect Trump

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6/10/2020

The Outlines of a Better World Are Emerging

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5/11/2020

The Pandemic Is Deepening America’s Many Divides

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5/1/2020

The Global Repricing of Assets Can’t Be Stopped

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3/20/2020

No, the Fed Will Not ‘Save the Market’—Here’s Why

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2/26/2020

Omens, Portents, Karma, and the Mandate of Heaven

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2/21/2020

The World Is Awash in Oil, False Assurances, Magical Thinking, and Complacency as Global Demand Careens Toward a Cliff

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2/20/2020

Second-Order Effects: The Unexpectedly Slippery Path to Dow 10,000

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2/1/2020

No Matter How Much Money the Fed Prints, We Still Can’t Afford Nice Things

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1/18/2020

Instability Rising: Why 2020 Will Be Different

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1/16/2020

Just a Friendly Heads-Up, Bulls: The Fed Just Slashed its Balance Sheet

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1/14/2020

The Fed Can’t Reverse the Decline of Financialization and Globalization

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1/11/2020

Is This ‘The Top’?

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1/8/2020

Grab-Bag Resolutions 2020

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1/2/2020

The Hour Is Getting Late

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1/1/2020

Are Social Media the New Tobacco?

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12/30/2019

A ‘Market’ Crash Is Baked In—Here’s Why

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12/28/2019

All I Want for Christmas Is an Unmanipulated Market

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12/26/2019

Welcome to the Era of Intensifying Chaos and New Weapons of Conflict

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12/25/2019

Our Fragmentation Accelerates

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12/23/2019

Skyrocketing Costs Will Pop All the Bubbles

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12/20/2019

OK Boomer, OK Fed

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12/19/2019

A ‘Market‘ That Needs $1 Trillion in Panic-Money-Printing by the Fed To Stave Off Implosion Is Not a Market

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12/17/2019

Why ‘This Sucker Is Going Down’

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12/12/2019

The Taxonomy of Collapse

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12/11/2019