Is the U.S. headed the way of Zimbabwe, with endless central bank monetization of the central government’s debt?
In a non-firewalled op-ed for the Financial Times, World is right to worry about US debt, which is introduced by the Op-ed editors with the sentence “America must face up to its responsibilities, writes Kenneth Rogoff”, we get [...]
In 2009, Drs. Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff published This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly. This academic work became topical as it was nearing its completion due to the “Great Recession”. They added a long ending chapter to deal with the crisis and predicted a great deal of what has transpired: several [...]
Last year, on June 26, when the 10-year Treasury traded at 2.87%, already far down in yield from its peak, I indicated that the yield could go a lot lower because the U.S. was developing a “yotai gap” in Japanese fashion. The post was titled Yotai Gap to Provide Fuel to the Treasury Bond Bull? [...]