John Rubino

Articles by John Rubino

Global bond markets have suffered unprecedented losses since peaking last year, as central banks including the Federal Reserve look to tighten policy to combat surging inflation.The Bloomberg Global Aggregate Index, a benchmark for...
Whenever a movie has been a huge hit, the film industry tries to follow it up by doing a sequel. The sequel is almost invariably far more costly, as there’s the anticipation by those who create it that it will be an even bigger blockbuster...
With the war in Ukraine and imminently tightening monetary policy consuming most of investors’ bandwidth, it’s easy to overlook the historic meltdown happening right now in Chinese financial markets.China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite is...
The U.S. economy is already deteriorating due to the humongous fiscal and monetary cliffs. These cliffs are now being compounded by the war in Eastern Europe and near record-high inflation. And, the Fed’s “PUT” is much lower and smaller in...
This morning’s jobs report was about as good as it gets, in terms of the number of people finding work.Wages, meanwhile, are accelerating. As today’s Wall Street Journal reportsPrivate-sector average hourly earnings rose a seasonally...
US headline inflation exceeded 7% in 2021. But rent increases put the Consumer Price Index to shame, soaring an average of 13.5%. And within that already-brutally-high average, there were some absolutely astounding outliers. Phoenix rents...
Conventional wisdom holds that the U.S. economy is overheating. New workers are virtually unavailable, raw material costs are soaring, and of course financial asset prices are in the stratosphere. And that’s why the Fed has to tighten...
Stock market volatility has become ridiculous … … which is exactly what we should expect at this point in the cycle. The longer a bull market lasts, the larger two groups of traders become: BTFDFirst and initially most numerous are the buy...
It’s happening again. The Fed is threatening the financial markets with tighter money, and the markets are reacting like addicts being shoved through the front door of a rehab center. They’re not happy, and they have good reason – actually...
Sometimes the best thing about a blog post is the comments it generates. That’s frequently true on DollarCollapse, especially when friend-of-the-site Bruce C is doing the commenting. Here, in the first of what will hopefully become a...

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