Below, we get philosophical and financial, looking back on the year that was 2018 and what its condition portends for the year ahead. In particular, we’ll revisit the common yet essential themes of the rich vs. the not-so-rich, the... Read more »
Below, we re-cap market signals for the month of November, giving special attention to junk bonds (see video here as well) as the first shoe to drop as markets try to run, in vain, from an approaching bear. A Rocky... Read more »
Below, we look beneath the waterline of record-high markets to reveal the debt iceberg directly off our economic bow. The Unthinkable The RMS Titanic is as an easy metaphor for disaster but deserves an irresistible revisit as the global and... Read more »
Below, we look at the one market chart that explains everything. I ask that you read this lengthy piece to the very end. Lots of time in airplanes has allowed my paragraphs to stretch a bit. Maybe read it... Read more »
Below, we look at the October market volatility in the context of interest rate reality (as opposed to stock market spin). The bear market is not here yet, but he’s beginning to come out of his cave. Ruminating in... Read more »
Below, we look at the “everything bubble,” bond and stock correlation data and the iceberg(s) ahead… France Calls As I pack my bags for a quick trip across the Atlantic, I’m looking forward to some French wine and a... Read more »
Below we look at the 2018 S&P earnings myth and the most recent real estate data from the Fed as to single-family housing numbers. Uncomfortable Calm? I’ve been traveling a lot. Sunny spots, rainy spots, cities, beach towns, horse... Read more »
Below we look at Asian Markets, the European Union, US Markets and the relationship between central banks, bonds, inflation, deflation and potential US safe assets and US safe-havens in a financial landscape that feels anything but rational. The Big... Read more »
Below we look at the real numbers behind the trade balance, US consumer debt, a broken Main Street, store closures, margin debt, and the global bond (and hence market) crisis to come. Trade Wars I’ve written about the impact... Read more »
Below, we look at stocks, bonds, central banks, and the inevitable bursting of the market bubbles in which we currently bathe. Drinking Wine Oh, we do live in interesting times… I was chatting with an Australian vineyard owner the... Read more »
Worst Market Crash in U.S. History Has Begun
Important message from Matt Piepenburg, Founder of Critical Signals Report.
I cut my teeth as a hedge-fund manager in the dot.com bubble of 1999-2000.
I made more than ten million dollars...
And I was fortunate enough to see the writing on the wall. I got out before the bubble burst.
I learned my lesson, and saw the 2008 Financial Crisis coming a mile away.
But what I'm seeing right now is worse than anything I've ever seen.
The next market crisis has already begun.
This one will make the dot.com bubble look like child's play.
It will not have a quick recovery.
And it could cost you everything.
Let me be blunt: Prepare now or risk losing everything. Because time is running out.