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Negative Rates Nail Savers By John Mauldin
Negative rates will drive consumer spending down, not up. They will result in less income in retirees’ pockets, forcing them to save more, work longer, and spend less. A negative rates regime must be aggressively opposed by the public to the point that the Fed does not feel capable of actually initiating such a program. (…)
The next 10 years will see an explosion of government debt and an implosion of the ability of governments to fulfill their promises. Any economic or investment model based on past performance under previous economic conditions will be worthless.
This is going to be the most difficult investing environment of the last 100 years.
BTW: These are major new trends (see CETERIS NON PARIBUS for more on that):
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I am sure you will all be shocked to learn that the last poll in France predicts that President Hollande will be kicked out after the first round of the presidential elections in April 2017. Not only Hollande, but all left-leaning candidates will vanish. France is going right, or extreme-right…Is this wrong, or extreme-wrong?
WOULD TRUMP GO FOR THAT?