Blog Posts - Recession



Stock Market Crash: Here’s Why the U.S. Economy Is Doomed in 2016

2016 will be an interesting year no matter what. Which direction it goes depends on whom you ask. Bankers see the worst start of the year for stocks as an emotional response to economic news, which they believe is really quite strong. But I believe t...

Recession 2016? The evidence says...

Question about consumer spending:In 2016 will falling crude prices finally provide the much awaited for benefit to the consumer that will translate into spending and result in a boost to the US economy (a de facto tax cut)?Or, is the declining price...
by The Political Commentator on Dec 21, 2015

Buy-to-let debt is a risk to the economy says Carney

The Bank of England has warned that buy-to-let lending poses a risk to Britain’s financial stability. In line with rising house prices investors are in line taking on ever larger loans, which leaves them vulnerable if house prices are to fall,...
by Landscape Juice on Sep 26, 2015

A Bear Market In Stocks Is Coming In 2015-2016! Agree or Disagree? [del.icio.us]

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by The Political Commentator on Sep 8, 2015

What the hell is ZIRP?

A question about ZIRP, or zero interest rate policy, has an ultimate answer that's critical for the 2016 presidential election, real estate, investors and the US economy as a whole!Read the article at LI here. Advertisement ...
by The Political Commentator on Sep 3, 2015

Is Canada Recession Ready?

Now that a recession has been officially declared for Canada, concerns for the future are starting to be raised by the media and political commentators.  Somewhat surprisingly, this concern does not seem to be shared by Canadians themselves, as BMO...
by Housing Doom on Sep 2, 2015

Fiscal Update – Aug 2015 – Recession

Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) The R Word Stock markets fell about 5% in August and my assets have dropped in value. Oy vey. Canada is technically in a recession now. But we investors are deep thinkers. For example, if...
by Freedom 35 Blog on Sep 2, 2015

Canada Enters Recession

There had been talk about a Canadian recession for some time now, but now it’s “official.” Tamsin McMahon reported on The Globe and Mail (Canada) website Tuesday: Canada’s economy shrank for a second straight quarter, the weakest six-month pe...
by Survival And Prosperity on Sep 2, 2015

Bubble en Route for Canada’s Real Estate Market?

Looking around metro Vancouver, construction cranes and new high-rises are in every direction as far as the eye can see.  From the rosy headlines and… The post Bubble en Route for Canada’s Real Estate Market? appeared first on Housing Do...
by Housing Doom on Sep 1, 2015

Jim Rogers: ‘You Should Be Prepared, You Should Be Knowledgeable, And You Should Be Worried’

Well-known investor, author, and financial commentator Jim Rogers recently talked to J.D. Hayworth, the host of the Newsmax TV show Newsmax Prime, about a number of topics, including what he suspects the Federal Reserve will do the next time there...
by Survival And Prosperity on Sep 1, 2015

My Thoughts On Chicago’s Financial Crisis

I know I’ve been blogging a lot about Chicago/Cook County/Illinois lately. Which should come as no surprise to regular Survival And Prosperity readers considering I’ve talked about how I was born on the West Side, was raised around that area, and...
by Survival And Prosperity on Aug 21, 2015

Must-Read Marc Faber Interview

Regular readers of Survival And Prosperity know on Sundays I try and blog about the latest investment activities/recommendations of the “crash prophets”- Marc Faber, Jeremy Grantham, Jim Rogers, and Peter Schiff. This week, three of the “prophe...
by Survival And Prosperity on Aug 9, 2015

The Survival Podcast’s Jack Spirko Thinks Coming Recession Is Not The ‘Big One’

I recently listened to an episode of The Survival Podcast (named a “Resource Of The Week” back in March 2011) that really caught my attention. Modern survivalist and host Jack Spirko wrote in the intro to episode 1608 (July 21, 2015), “The Next...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 27, 2015

Mike Maloney, Peter Schiff Discuss Next Economic Crisis, Gold

“The gold price has fallen to its lowest level in more than five years as talk of a US interest rate rise has led investors to sell the precious metal. Gold closed 2.5% lower at $1,104.60 an ounce in London, having earlier fallen below $1,100 an ou...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 20, 2015

Going Bust For Growth – Dr Raghuram Rajan

Here is the full text of the speech made by Dr Raghuram Rajan. As usual his speech has caused a flutter and consternation in some quarters. Assurances have been extended to people to calm them and reassure them that Acche Din will happen and not be a...
by Wealthymatters on Jul 17, 2015

PUERTO RICO - Their Economic Crisis

"Everything you should know about Puerto Rico’s debt crisis" PBS NewsHour 7/11/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Puerto Rico’s financial crisis has been well-documented over the last few weeks, but a new report in the Washington Post sheds light on how C...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 13, 2015

The Ethics of Deception

In New Jersey you can’t pump your own gas. If you pull into a station with a line, you have to wait your turn. Once, on my way to an adjunct job, I pulled up to the next available pump. … Continue reading →...

Marc Faber: ‘I Think We Could Very Well Be In A Recession In The U.S. Within 6 Months’

Swiss-born investment advisor/money manager Marc Faber was on the phone with Brian Sullivan of the CNBC TV show Training Nation earlier today. The topic was the Federal Reserve. Responding to Sullivan’s assertion that the U.S. economy has “done w...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jun 17, 2015

UK trade deficit drops to £1.2 billion in April

The UK trade deficit dropped to £1.2 billion in April from £3.1 billion in March according to the Office for National Statistics. An £8.6 billion deficit on goods was partially offset by an estimated surplus of £7.4 billion on services the ONS sa...
by Wise Money on Jun 9, 2015

Underestimating our Financial Irrationality & How it Will Cost Us

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net   ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources   "People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe i...
by Urban Survival Resources on Jun 4, 2015


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