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GOLD OR GARBAGE? Rating Agencies Emulating Crash Criteria By Lynette Zang

In the run up to the 2007 – 2008 financial crisis, rating agencies used creative models to boost credit rating on debt issuance and newly created, complex speculative derivative bets as they competed for market share. As the crisis unfolded,…

FRONT ROW SEATS, THE BOND MARKET DIE… By Lynette Zang

Interest rates are supposed to be a barometer of risk. Typically, central bankers control the overnight rates and leave the longer-term rates to the markets. An interest rate inversion is when short-term interest rates are higher than longer-term interest rates.…

THE IMF GUIDE TO NEGATIVITY: Enabling Deep Negative Rates to Fight Recessions, a Guide By Lynette Zang

Only 3 out of 34 member countries of the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) have interest rates above 4%, and would have the ability to make deep cuts in interest rates during the next financial crisis, and still…

THE DEBT BUBBLE IS POPPING NOW: The Last Recessionary Shoe Has Fallen… by Lynette Zang

In the no news is good news category, last weekends G 20 (20 largest economies) meeting, President Trump and President Xi agreed to a trade truce with current tariffs remaining in place, and new tariffs on hold for now. In…

CURRENCY DESTRUCTION: How to Protect Against US & China Currency War… by Lynette Zang

In 1945, global governments agreed to peg (link) their fiat (by decree) currencies to the USD, which was pegged to gold at a rate of $35 per ounce, meaning the US agreed to convert dollars into gold on demand at…

DB A VERY DANGEROUS DEVELOPMENT How Deutsche Bank & High Risk Bets Can Cause the Collapse… by Lynette Zang

In a debt based monetary system, banks control the flow of credit, and therefore money, in the economy. That’s why bank and bank profits are so important to central banks and why authorities take a hands-off approach to “financial engineering”…

THE GLOBAL CRISIS: Clues from Japan’s Central Bank on The Global Crisis By Lynette Zang

Many people think that the current fiat money regime can go on forever and point to Japan as a prime example. Afterall, their economy collapsed in the early 1990’s after decades of rapid economic growth. In 1992 the BOJ began…

LIQUIDITY FREEZE AHEAD: Why & How Fiat Wealth Freezes By Lynette Zang

In part 1 of this series, we discussed the importance of collateral quality in this debt-based system, which, since 2008, has transitioned into one based on short-term, wholesale debt provided by corporations and vulnerable to runs that could see their…

COLLATERAL DAMAGE: The Rise of Insolvent Zombie Firms By Lynette Zang

“The Financial Crisis of 2007-2008 was not the result of an unfortunate convergence of a number of bad factors, but was the result of a long-term, permanent, transformation of the U.S. financial system into one involving significant amounts of wholesale…

THE ETF EXPLOSION: Algorithm Illusions That Can Freeze Your Wealth… by Lynette Zang

When one door closes, another one opens. In 2008 an experimental derivative called a CDO (Collateralized Debt Obligation) dried up and sent the world into the “Great Recession.” Since then, there has been an explosion in a new derivative called…

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