It's Looking A Lot Like 2008 Now...

Economic and market conditions are eerily like they were in late 2007/early 2008. Remember back then? Everything was going great.  Home prices were soaring. Jobs were plentiful. The great cultural marketing machine was busy proclaiming that a new era of permanent prosperity had dawned, thanks to the steady leadership of Alan Greenspan and later Ben Bernanke.

And only a small cadre of cranks, like me, was singing a different tune; warning instead that a painful reckoning in our financial system was approaching fast. It's fitting that I'm writing this on Groundhog Day, as to these veteran eyes, it sure has been looking a lot like late 2007/early 2008 lately...

 

 

https://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/113721/its-looking-lot-2008-now

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