Interest rates are hitting record lows. That means it’s never been cheaper to borrow. But beware: debt is a double-edged sword.
We tend to take the dominance of America’s empire for granted. It’s big, benevolent, and eternal. But, increasingly, there are signs of decay.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has kept the OCR at 1% for now. Here’s why fiddling with interest rates is a more difficult task than you might think.
The accumulation of debt is probably the greatest national security crisis in America. Why aren’t we talking about it more?
We have a enjoyed a record bull run. It’s the longest expansion of our economy since the Second World War. But there are signs now that it’s ending.
Alan Greenspan is a name you will surely recognise. His tenure at the Federal Reserve saw the rise of easy-money policies. Here are the consequences.
All you have to do is follow the money, and you’ll start to see what’s wrong with America today. Fake trade deals. Escalating debt. Bad promises.
As interest rates drop, borrowing increases. It becomes easier and easier to get into debt. But is this addiction a healthy one?
Just a generation ago, negative interest rates would have been unthinkable. But that’s the reality we’re seeing today, with dire consequences.
Inflation is rising in the United States, fuelled by low interest rates and fake money. How much more can the economy bear?
It’s a sad day. Paul Adolph Volcker, the last honest chairman of the Fed, has just passed away. America certainly needed more men like him.
Central banks are treating money as if it grows on trees. They are obsessed about lowering interest rates and raising debt levels, with dire consequences…
In an unexpected move, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand has kept the OCR interest rate fixed at 1%. What does this mean for the Kiwi economy?
The Japanese conglomerate SoftBank has run into serious turbulence. Here’s why this issue is just a prelude of something much worse.