For a long time I warned that our economic bubble would burst and that we would plunge into a nightmarish economic collapse.  Now it has happened, and it turns out that fear of COVID-19 was the “black swan event” that triggered the collapse.  The ironic thing is that COVID-19 is not even close to the worst thing…

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Well, it’s official: there won’t be any “Buy American” op-eds by the Oracle of Omaha this time around. In fact, if anything, they will be titled simply “Sell.“ Warren Buffett, who turns 90 in 4 months, had an unpleasant surprise for the Perma bullish Berkshire faithful during their annual pilgrimage to Omaha live-stream of Berkshire’s annual meeting:…

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The coronavirus Small Business Relief program is a bucket of first come first serve moral fraud. The New York Times says Small-Business Relief Effort ‘a Mess’ The Hill says Small businesses still struggling for loans even as $100B is approved The Trump administration has approved roughly $100 billion of the $350 billion allocated for emergency loans to…

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Since Federal Reserve resources were barely able to prevent a complete collapse in 2008, it should be expected that an even larger collapse will overwhelm the Fed’s balance sheet. That’s exactly the situation we’re facing right now. The specter of a global debt crisis suggests the urgency for new liquidity sources, bigger than those that…

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