For many decades, our economy has been debt dependent and this has created the biggest bubble in history. Stock market, education, banking and housing are all big bubbles that have been inflated for many years. However, these bubbles in the American economy have just begun bursting and this global panic is the pin that is popping the bubbles.
The Federal Reserve has created an economy where we have the biggest bubble in history and the current economic crisis is just the beginning. More air will come out of the bubble and a lot of damage will be done to our bloated economy.
The current move by the Trump’s administration to send cash to all Americans will be disastrous to the economy. This is like dropping money from a helicopter. It doesn’t help but instead this will cause extremely high levels of inflation and prices for basic products will just skyrocket in a short time. Pumping more money to the economy does not add any value; we need real product not just paper.
The stock market crash has already begun and economists are predicting that there will be a 40 percent collapse from the all time highs. We are expecting the market to crash further and in the process trillions of dollars will be lost from the stock market. At the same time, the bond market is also headed to the same direction as the stock market. In the last 5 weeks, more than $25 trillion of ‘paper’ wealth has been lost from the markets and this has wiped the gains we have had for the last 3 years.