As Biden Drains the SPR Down to 1984 Levels, Chinese State Media Claims US Dollar ‘Is Once Again the World’s Problem’

Two days ago, U.S. president Joe Biden was criticized for claiming inflation in America hasn’t increased during the past few months. “I’m telling the American people that we’re going to get control of inflation,” Biden stressed during his “60 Minutes” interview that aired on Sunday night. Amid Biden’s claims, ahead of the next Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday, the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) crept up to the 110.776 region. Meanwhile, a recent report published by CCP-backed Global Times is pressing for de-dollarization as the U.S. dollar’s rise “might be the…

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‘A Dangerous Looking Moment in Global Economics’ — Veteran Investor Jeremy Grantham Warns S&P 500 Could Plunge Another 26%

Jeremy Grantham, the co-founder of the Boston-based asset management firm Grantham, Mayo, & van Otterloo (GMO) believes Standard and Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) could drop another 26% during the next 12 months, according to statements the veteran investor made last week. The GMO co-founder detailed his bearish sentiment by mentioning he’s shorting junk bonds and the Nasdaq Composite as well. GMO Co-Founder Says ‘Deterioration in Fundamentals’ Is Shocking — ‘Central Banks Will Be Spooked, They’ll Do What They Can, Maybe’ The investor and GMO co-founder Jeremy Grantham’s stock market outlook…

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Hungary’s Prime Minister Says ‘Europe Has Run out of Energy’ Amid Russia’s Gas Standoff

Europe is suffering and struggling to contain an energy crisis according to various reports that say the eurozone might have to deal with a cold winter that could lead to energy rationing and blackouts. A recent survey published by the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) shows seven out of ten Greeks purchase less food in order to pay for energy costs and fuel. Moreover, Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban explained in a social media post on Saturday that “Europe has run out of energy.” EU Deals With Ongoing Energy…

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Despite the Historical Blunders of Price Fixing, European Commission and G7 Pledge to Impose Price Controls

With the global economy looking gloomy and financial trade more restricted than ever before in history, government-mandated prices are seemingly coming back with a vengeance. Europe is suffering from significant financial hardships stemming from the Ukraine-Russia war, and just recently the Kremlin disrupted the European Union’s main gas supplies. Now members of the European Commission and G7 finance ministers are attempting to implement price caps on crude oil and electricity. Axios Editorial Claims Price Control Ideas Are Being Taken up by ‘Influential Economic Thinkers’ The Ukraine-Russia war, following the Covid-19…

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