Charles Hugh Smith

Now That Housing Is Rolling Over, Is That Fixer-Upper a Deal?

Posted by on Monday, October 24th, 2022 in Of Two Minds

So-called "cosmetic work" can cost tens of thousands of dollars. Now that housing is finally rolling over due to rising mortgage r...

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What Everybody Knows No Longer Matters

Posted by on Monday, October 17th, 2022 in Of Two Minds

What nobody yet knows (or the few insiders who do know are keeping to themselves) is what will matter. Being a doom-and-gloom Bea...

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What If Everyone’s Wrong (Just Long Enough to Blow Up Their Account)?

Posted by on Friday, October 14th, 2022 in Of Two Minds

Trying to restore a system that is spiraling away from equilibrium with new extremes of obsolete, misguided policies only accelera...

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Everything’s Fixed–Except What’s Broken

Posted by on Tuesday, October 11th, 2022 in Of Two Minds

Everything's fixed except what's no longer profitable to plunder. Underfunded, ignored, mismanaged by incompetents, it breaks. Ev...

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Beware False Either/ Or Choices–Especially with the Fed

Posted by on Sunday, October 9th, 2022 in Of Two Minds

Echoing Sun Tzu ("All warfare is based on deception"), successful central banking is based on deception masked by a torrent of tra...

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‘Quiet Quitting’ Isn’t Just About Jobs; It’s About a Crumbling Economy

Posted by on Friday, October 7th, 2022 in Of Two Minds

The unraveling of hyper-Globalization and hyper-Financialization will generate consequences few conventional analysts and pundits ...

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