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Q-Review 4/2019: Into the Abyss

|2019-12-19T16:20:57+02:0019 joulukuun, 2019|Banks, Bonds, Central banks, China, Credit, English, Global depression, Global economy, Growth forecasts, Recession, Stock market, Zombie companies|

The economic calm which has succeeded the turbulent conclusion to 2018 was abruptly shattered on the 16th of September. On that day, rates in the repo markets spiked by 248 basis points to more than double the overnight lending rate of the...

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A tale of two deflations

|2019-10-10T08:02:08+03:005 elokuun, 2019|Central banks, Economic growth, English, Financial crisis, Recession, Zombie companies|

This post has been co-written with Dr. Peter Nyberg. Japanification is a term that has re-emerged recently.  It r...

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Recession cometh

|2019-10-10T08:07:11+03:0027 maaliskuun, 2019|Bonds, Central banks, China, Credit, English, Global economy, Growth forecasts, Recession, Zombie companies|

Errata in the third paragraph ("steepening" -> "flattening") corrected in 04/08. Yield curve inversion has spooked the markets. In all honesty, it should not have come as a surprise. After the Federal Reserve pivoted early January and ...

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The dangerous zombie infestation (of the world economy)

|2020-02-17T17:34:41+02:0011 maaliskuun, 2019|Economic growth, English, Financial markets, Global economy, Zombie companies|

It is estimated that over 14% of companies in the S&P 1500 are zombies. In China, roughly 20 percent of A-sha...

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The failing engines of global growth

|2019-10-10T08:11:26+03:0017 helmikuun, 2019|Central banks, China, Economic growth, English, Global economy, Zombie companies|

The global slowdown has been much discussed lately. A slowdown in Europe and China was considered to be the main reason for the December stock market rout combined with the balance sheet normalization (QT) program of the Federal Reserve. What is behi...

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Turkey: A harbinger of a global debt crisis?

|2018-11-01T23:48:19+02:0016 elokuun, 2018|Central banks, Emerging markets, English, Financial crisis, Global economy, Zombie companies|

The economic crisis brewing in Turkey seems to have surprised [...]

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Zombies and the end of the ‘global synchronized recovery’

|2018-11-01T23:50:40+02:0018 huhtikuun, 2018|Central banks, English, Global economy, Growth forecasts, Zombie companies, Zombies|

Several economic indicators have turned to the south at the [...]

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