All posts tagged "debt"

  • Jim Chanos - Kynikos Associates
    Jim Chanos is Still Bearish on China

    Jim Chanos, founder of hedge fund Kynikos Associates, was interviewed on Bloomberg TV last week and was very negative on the prospects for China. Chanos was also bearish on China nearly two years ago (link). In this...

    • Posted September 27, 2011
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  • Nouriel Roubini: Spain is the Elephant in the Room

    Nouriel Roubini warns that the paper shuffling of debt is merely an exercise in kicking the can down the road. He sees Spain as a major risk to the system: But the real nightmare domino is Spain....

    • Posted November 22, 2010
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  • Joe Battipaglia: Reliance on Debt Has Reached the Breaking Point

    In a Forbes interview, strategist Joseph Battipaglia believes we will be in a disinflationary environment for years due to the debt that has accumulated throughout the world economy. When you look at the OECD (Organization for Economic...

    • Posted August 29, 2010
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  • What if — to put it simply — you couldn’t get out of a debt crisis by creating more debt?

    Bill Gross asks this pertinent question and the answer is we just don’t know. Jake Lynch has written an article with recent quotes from Gross and Jeremy Grantham with expose much of the truth of our sad...

    • Posted May 9, 2010
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  • Will There Be A Double Dip?

    David Leonhardt of The New York Times examines the challenges facing the economic recovery. The economy’s biggest problem has not changed. When bubbles pop, they wreak enormous, lasting damage. Credit stays hard to get for years because...

    • Posted March 5, 2010
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  • Doug Kass Downplays Recent Fears

    Doug Kass recently provided his opinion regarding the economic recovery to this point: I have expressed my doubts that the domestic economy began a normal cyclical expansion in the spring of 2009 that is capable of matching...

    • Posted February 7, 2010
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  • Debt Growth is Out of Control Worldwide

    Daniel Fisher at has penned a very interesting article on the worldwide predicament exacerbated by the Great Recession. The growth in debt has been stunning in recent years and it promises to cause major headaches around...

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • Julian Robertson, "We are totally dependent on the Chinese and Japanese"

    “Investment Legend” Julian Robertson was interviewed by CNBC’s Erin Burnett and indicated he was worried about the situation the U. S. has gotten itself into with regard to debt and overconsumption. He said it would almost be...

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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  • Doug Kass Summarizes His Bearishness

    Doug Kass argues that the bulls have it all wrong, in that this cycle is different than ones in the past (1970’s and 1980’s). According to Kass, there is a limited life for fiscal stimulus and corporate...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Woody Brock Explores the Debt Burden

    John Mauldin recently featured a well-researched essay by Woody Brock, head of Strategic Economic Decisions, at his “Outside the Box” newsletter. An excerpt: There is nothing new about a nation running into trouble and running up large...

    • Posted May 23, 2009
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