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Maybe there's something wrong with me.
I'm sitting at the top of a mountain in Lake Tahoe, on "vacation" reading the Financial Times in a Lodge overlooking the water. Before I left, I swore up and down I'd unplug from the world around me.
But the last time I really "unplugged" was the first week of March 2008. I had just quit Wall Street and moved to a small beach town in Florida to work on a novel.
Five days after I arrived, I was sitting at a bar working on the second chapter. Bear Stearns had just collapsed...
Things feel eerily familiar. I feel like my vacation may be interrupted by the imminent explosion of the European banking system.
Last Friday, I issued a warning about Deutsche Bank in particular and German banks as a whole.
That rickety sector won't be alone when it goes - there's another European country that could go bust at virtually any second now.
I don't want to be fishing when it happens; I want everyone to be in position to stay safe - and even better, make some profits on the explosion...
About the Author
Garrett Baldwin is a globally recognized research economist, financial writer, consultant, and political risk analyst with decades of trading experience and degrees in economics, cybersecurity, and business from Johns Hopkins, Purdue, Indiana University, and Northwestern.
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