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The Global End Game

By: Gordon Long | Sunday, March 10, 2013

25 Minutes, 30 Slides

Charles Hugh Smith's recent article "The Global End Game in Fourteen Points" is the basis for this video discussion on the traditional Business Cycle, the Credit Cycle and the emerging version sought by the Central Bankers.

The Economic Cycle


Fourteen Points:

    1. "Boost Phase" of Credit Expansion
    2. Overextended Credit Expansion and Over Capacity
    3. Financialization and Collateral
    4. Era of Financialization
    5. Growing Malinvestment
    6. Phantom Collateral from Asset Bubbles
    7. Bubble Implosions
    8. Impaired Debt and Policy Decisions
    9. Stalled Consumption
    10. Cheap Money Offered
    11. Shrinking Loans and Bank Speculation
    12. Search for Yield from Shrinking Pool of Productive Assets
    13. Increasingly Speculative Investments with high Risk
    14. Stagnation - Over-indebted, overcapacity with limited growth.


How They Map To The Cycle of Deflation

The Cycle of Deflation

 


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Author: Gordon Long

Gordon T. Long
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Gordon T. Long

Gordon T. Long has been publically offering his financial and economic writing since 2010, following a career internationally in technology, senior management & investment finance. He brings a unique perspective to macroeconomic analysis because of his broad background, which is not typically found or available to the public.

Mr. Long was a senior group executive with IBM and Motorola for over 20 years. Earlier in his career he was involved in Sales, Marketing & Service of computing and network communications solutions across an extensive array of industries. He subsequently held senior positions, which included: VP & General Manager, Four Phase (Canada); Vice President Operations, Motorola (MISL - Canada); Vice President Engineering & Officer, Motorola (Codex - USA).

After a career with Fortune 500 corporations, he became a senior officer of Cambex, a highly successful high tech start-up and public company (Nasdaq: CBEX), where he spearheaded global expansion as Executive VP & General Manager.

In 1995, he founded the LCM Groupe in Paris, France to specialize in the rapidly emerging Internet Venture Capital and Private Equity industry. A focus in the technology research field of Chaos Theory and Mandelbrot Generators lead in the early 2000's to the development of advanced Technical Analysis and Market Analytics platforms. The LCM Groupe is a recognized source for the most advanced technical analysis techniques employed in market trading pattern recognition.

Mr. Long presently resides in Boston, Massachusetts, continuing the expansion of the LCM Groupe's International Private Equity opportunities in addition to their core financial market trading platforms expertise. GordonTLong.com is a wholly owned operating unit of the LCM Groupe.

Gordon T. Long is a graduate Engineer, University of Waterloo (Canada) in Thermodynamics-Fluid Mechanics (Aerodynamics). On graduation from an intensive 5 year specialized Co-operative Engineering program he pursued graduate business studies at the prestigious Ivy Business School, University of Western Ontario (Canada) on a Northern & Central Gas Corporation Scholarship. He was subsequently selected to attend advanced one year training with the IBM Corporation in New York prior to starting his career with IBM.

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