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Michael Pento

Michael Pento

Pentoport

Contributor since: 19 Oct 2011

Biography

Michael Pento produces the weekly podcast "The Mid-week Reality Check", is the President and Founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies and Author of the book "The Coming Bond Market Collapse."

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    Published 13 July 2020 | viewed 5,678 times

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    Published 11 May 2020 | viewed 1,721 times

    Since the Great Recession hit in 2008, central banks have been in the business of keeping insolvent governments from defaulting through the process of pegging…

  • The Fed Pledges To Prop Up Economy Until Crisis Subsides

    Published 04 May 2020 | viewed 1,594 times

    My friend Larry Kudlow always says that Profits are the mother's milk of stocks. That used to be true when we had a real economy.…

  • America's $16 Trillion Debt Bubble Is About To Burst

    Published 03 December 2019 | viewed 8,870 times

    The stock market has now priced in a perfect resolution for all of its erstwhile perils. Wall Street shills would have you believe that since…

  • The Bond Bubble Is Set To Implode

    Published 24 September 2019 | viewed 4,249 times

    The world of fixed income trading has been extremely volatile lately. Rates have not only spiked in the Treasury market but borrowing costs in money…

  • Wall Street Unfazed By Recession Fears

    Published 10 September 2019 | viewed 2,195 times

    One of the best examples of Wall Street’s propaganda machine at work is its willingness to dismiss recessionary signals. The inverted yield curve is a…

  • The Modern History Of Financial Entropy

    Published 21 May 2019 | viewed 4,734 times

    The global economy began an experiment with fiscal and monetary alchemy when it exited the gold standard almost 50 years ago. In 1971 the USD…

  • Is The Global Bond Bubble About To Burst?

    Published 23 April 2019 | viewed 8,584 times

    Historically speaking, a normal Fed tightening cycles consist of raising the Fed Funds Rate (FFR) by 350-425bps. It is at that point that the yield…

  • Global Banks Lay Groundwork To Re-Inflate Asset Prices

    Published 19 March 2019 | viewed 2,013 times

    After this latest round of a deflationary recession/depression consummates, global central banks and governments will engage in an epoch battle to re-inflate asset prices such…

  • Record 7 Million U.S. Auto-Loans Are Now Delinquent

    Published 25 February 2019 | viewed 2,550 times

    The New York Federal Reserve recently sent out an early Valentine’s Day present to a certain group of individuals. However, this gift wasn’t to overleveraged…

  • The Corporate Buyback Bubble Is Bursting

    Published 18 December 2018 | viewed 7,731 times

    The perfect storm of zero percent interest rates that existed concurrently with a debt-disabled economy lured executives at major corporations into a decade-long stock buyback…

  • A Decade On: Lessons From Lehman Brothers

    Published 25 September 2018 | viewed 2,426 times

    Global financial services firm Lehman Brother’s stock was in free-fall during the first week of September 2008. After making huge bets in the mortgage securities…

  • The Hundred Trillion Dollar Global Debt Crisis

    Published 07 May 2018 | viewed 2,677 times

    Not too long ago the overwhelming consensus from the perennial Wall Street Carnival Barkers was that investors were enjoying a global growth renaissance that would…

  • U.S. Mint Under Fire As Chinese Counterfeits Flood Markets

    Published 12 March 2018 | viewed 3,679 times

    Washington, DC (March 12, 2018) – Congressmen Alex Mooney (R-WV) criticized the United States Mint for its “disappointing and concerning” lack of awareness or action…

  • Cryptocurrencies: Modern Day Alchemy

    Published 21 August 2017 | viewed 0 times

    Cryptocurrencies make good currencies, but fail miserably when trying to achieve the status of money. Cryptocurrencies are both created and held electronically inside a virtual…

  • Manipulated and Made-up Markets

    Published 12 June 2017 | viewed 0 times

    The economic ruse that is run by Communist China is growing bigger by the day. The formula behind what has been the Great Red Engine…

  • Curve Inversion and Chaos to Begin by December 2017

    Published 06 June 2017 | viewed 0 times

    The bounce in Treasury yields witnessed after the election of Donald Trump is now decaying in the D.C. swamp. If the Fed continues to ignore…

  • China’s Belt And Road To Nowhere

    Published 30 May 2017 | viewed 0 times

    Moody’s Investors Service downgraded China’s credit rating recently to A1 from Aa3. The rational being that it expects the financial strength of the economy to…

  • Markets Should Fear Central Banks More Than Trump

    Published 22 May 2017 | viewed 0 times

    Trump’s economic agenda has become further delayed by what seems like daily leaks from the White House. This may finally bring about the long-awaited equity…

  • Bernanke’s Confetti Courage

    Published 16 May 2017 | viewed 0 times

    Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s book titled “The Courage to Act” is now available in paperback. This isn’t a surprise because, after all, his proclivity…