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Preparing For EU Collapse
If there is one thing the Spain vs Catalonia conflict reminds us of, it has got to be Turkey. And that is a much bigger problem for the EU than it realizes.
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The Biggest Ponzi In Human History
Ultra low interest rates mark a shift away from people’s wealth residing in their savings and pension plans, and into to so-called wealth residing in their homes, which are bought with ever growing levels of debt.
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The Curious Case Of Missing The Market Boom
The CAPE ratio has been higher than it is now only twice in history: right before the Great Depression and during the dotcom bubble, when tech companies didn’t even have to be able to fog a mirror to attract billions in ‘capital’.
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Bubble Fortunes
The world’s central banks have blown giant bubbles all over the place. That’s where the bulls’ "fortunes" come from. They are bubble fortunes.
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America Can’t Afford To Rebuild
A number of people have argued over the past few days that Hurricane Harvey will not boost the US housing market. As if any such argument would or should be required.
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Varoufakis: The Book
The general principle of globalization/centralization, of which the EU is a good example, cannot stand in times of negative growth because people won’t accept decisions about their lives being taken by far-away ‘leaders’.
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2007 - Present (11 years)
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Universiteit van Amsterdam / University of Amsterdam

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