The Four Horsemen Of The Economy Portend A Painful Reckoning

The economic drivers of growth, and specifically, the “four horsemen” indicators, are all signaling a painful reckoning ahead. Here are the details…

Steen Jakobsen interviewed by Chris Martenson on Peak Prosperity

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Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist and Chief Investment Officer of Saxo Bank sees economic slowdown ahead.

Specifically, his “Four Horseman” indicators: the drivers of economic growth, are all flashing red.

Jakobsen believes that the central banks will continue their liquidity tightening efforts for as long as they can get away with (i.e., until the financial markets start toppling over). In his opinion, they eased way too much for way too long; and the malinvestment and zombification that resulted needs to clear the system — and it will likely do so more violently and painful than the central banks will like.