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27 Aug 2015 (AFR) – Signs of risks to US shares all too clear – Signs, long unheeded, now point to risks in US economy

[COMMENT: This a really, very interesting article about the state of the US economy.]

(27 August 2015, AFR, p48, by Landon Thomas, New York Times)

‘As investors scramble to make sense of the wild market swings in recent days, a number of financial experts argue that, for more than a year now, signs pointing to an equity crisis in the United States were there for all to see. The data points range from the obvious to the obscure, encompassing stock market and credit bubbles in China, the strength of the US dollar relative to emerging market currencies, a commodity rout and a sudden halt to global earnings growth.’

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‘ “The global GDP pie is shrinking,” said Raoul Pal, a former Goldman Sachs executive, now based in the Cayman Islands, who produces the Global Macro Investor, a monthly financial report that caters to hedge funds and other sophisticated investors.’

Read the full story at AFR.com (might need AFR login access)

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