Tag: debt

Pension Funds Are In Trouble
Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

Pensions, Oy Vey

Years ago it seemed that when you hit 65 you’d retire, receive a gold watch, and proceed to spend your pension money on a rocking chair and pot plants. Ten years later you’d be in a box and, since pot plants are cheap, the cost of keeping you alive wasn’t prohibitive. Not anymore. Today

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Gold Bars
Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

Gold, Terrorists, And Investing Legends

I apologise in advance today. I don’t have any humour in me, or anything much positive to say – mostly just sadness and a reflection on much of what we’ve been discussing on this blog. Raoul Pal quite correctly mentions that in recessions bad things happen. I don’t think he meant

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Debt Implosion
World Out Of Whack
Chris MacIntosh

WOW: Debt Crisis – What To Own In A Debt Implosion

Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all it’s glorious insanity.

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