For several months I have been warning that the debt ceiling would cause the issuance of net new Treasury supply to cease, and that could cause a meltup in the markets. That’s what happened in the last debt ceiling impasse in 2015, and that’s what common sense tells us should happen if the Federal Government cannot, by law, increase its total debt.
Treasury Hunger Games
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David Stockman’s Contra Corner isn’t your typical financial tipsheet. Instead it’s an ongoing dialogue about what’s really happening in the markets… the economy… and governments… so you can understand the world around you and make better decisions for yourself.
David believes the world -- certainly the United States -- is at a great inflection point in human history. The massive credit inflation of the last three decades has reached its apogee and is now going to splatter spectacularly.
This will have lasting ramifications on how governments tax and regulate you… the type of work you and your family members will have available and what you get paid… the value of your nest egg… and all other areas comprising your quality of life.