China’s holding of US securities, black swans and government waste – what more to you want?

The most important report you’ve never heard of‘, CNBC, October 16th, reports on changes in cross border purchases of government security.  It seems this is a leading indicator that shows China is slowing down its purcashes of US securities.   This will be a growing challenge for the dollar, and the desire of the Fed to hold interest rates low.

Black Swan Risk Rises to Highest Level Ever‘, CNBC, October 13th, suggests that some metric exploring the likely risk of extreme stock market conditions is at its highest risk level.  Yikes.

The Government’s nearly $1 trillion in over payments, FOX, October 2nd.  It’s not as if we have some spare cash laying around…

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