March 25, 2023



Rabobank: Russia Is Prepared To Declare Economic War On The West, Inflicting “Huge Economic Pain”

Zero Hedge

By Tyler Durden – February 2, 2022

By Michael Every of Rabobank

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We really are back to elements of the 1920s and 1930s in tandem, it seems, even if markets still don’t grasp that underlying reality. Actually, markets are starting to grasp the 20s parallel when it comes to social unrest, political breakdowns where political parties are either compromised or irrelevant, and popular ‘movements’ emerge spontaneously instead (luckily so far absent charismatic leaders). Indeed, Wall Street appears to be all in — by which I mean exacerbating — it. The smart money also sees the end parallel of the everything bubble and a Fed raising rates anyway. Some focus on a 30s background where Russian President Putin says on European security: “It’s already clear…that Russia’s principal concerns were ignored and that the West is using Ukraine as a “tool to hinder Russia”.

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