These Are the 8 Triggers for a New Financial Crisis

from Zero Hedge

Authored by Satyajit Das (Author of A Banquet of Consequences), via The Independent,

There are a number of potential triggers to a new crisis.

The first potential trigger may be equity prices.

The US stock market runs into trouble. A stronger dollar affects US exports and foreign earnings. Emerging market weakness affects businesses in the technology, aerospace, automobile, consumer products and luxury product industries. Currency devaluations combined with excess capacity, driven by debt fuelled over-investment in China, maintain deflationary pressures reducing pricing power. Lower oil prices reduce earnings, cash flow and asset values of energy producers. Overinflated technology and bio-tech stocks disappoint.

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