Wednesday Morning Collapse


After washing my brains with mushrooms over the weekend, I’m back with renewed vigour. There’s a lot here, so enjoy. I think I’m finally getting a handle on this internet thingy. But now, I gotta go to work to shrink wrap boats.

“Negative Growth” of Real Wages is Normal for Much of the Workforce (WS) 

Grocery Prices Are Plunging (BBG) 

EU Banking Mayhem, One Bank at a Time, then All at Once (WS)

Deutsche Bank Troubles Cast Long Shadow Over European Banking (BBG)

IMF Warns Central Banks Could Lose Deflation Fight (AFP)

Global Container Volume on Track for Worst Year Since 2009 (WSJ)

Single Clothes Wash May Release 700,000 Microplastic Fibres (G.)

Chinese banks and companies are currently involved in at least 79 coal fired generation projects, with a total capacity of over 52 GW, more than the 46 GW of planned coal closures in the US by 2020.

While Washington Talks, Africa’s Oceans Remain in Danger

A third of men aged 25-54 will be out of work by 2050

Deutsche CEO Goes Full ‘Dick Fuld’: Bailout “Out Of The Question” Sees “Few Risks… Comfortable Liquidity”

“The Only Way Out Is Creative Destruction” Sinn Fears “Self-Inflicted Malaise”

Sweden Creates 55 “No-Go Zones” As It Loses Control Of Refugee Crisis

U.S. Corporations Side With Saudi Arabia Against The American People Over 9/11 Victims Bill

Bridgewater Calculates How Much Time Central Banks Have Left

Germany Working On Deutsche Bank Rescue Plan As Lender Sells Unit To Shore Up Liquidity

China Is Buying Land in Africa and South America to Ensure Its Food Supply

‘Aquatic Cocaine’ Is Killing The World’s Cutest Porpoise

US to Fail Paris Emissions Pledge Without ‘Fundamental Change’

Deutsche Bank shares fall to new low after another turbulent day

Deutsche Bank debt is taking a beating

German banks pose threat to EU, claims Lamont

Science in crisis: from the sugar scam to Brexit, our faith in experts is fading

Endangered species rule changed, angering environmental group

Saudi Arabia is showing signs of financial strain as its relationship with the US sours

How Fracking is Re-Calibrating Global Geo-Politics

A New Debate Over Pricing the Risks of Climate Change

Greenland’s receding icecap to expose top-secret US nuclear project

In ‘Unprecedented’ Move, India Ditches SAARC Summit in Pakistan, Sees Cross-Border Link to Uri 

Modi turns to river politics to avenge Kashmir attack

WTO Slashes Global Trade Forecast by 39% Since April: “Wake-Up Call” Says WTO Director




One thought on “Wednesday Morning Collapse

  1. Woody Woodworth says:

    Thanks for your dedication as Our Man on Watch Duty. I had the misfortune to have been in a restaurant where the last debate was on. We’ve Got Trouble in River City, Trouble I say with a “T” and a “C”. Double Trouble, I say, as the Powers That Should Not Be, turn OUR WORLD INTO RUBBLE ! Good Grief I Gotta Take a PEE !

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