eurofire_3171195bThe economic prophet who foresaw the Lehman crisis with uncanny accuracy is even more worried about the world’s financial system going into 2015. Beggar-thy-neighbour devaluations are spreading to every region. All the major central banks are stoking asset bubbles deliberately to put off the day of reckoning. This time emerging markets have been drawn into the quagmire as well, corrupted by the leakage from quantitative easing in the West. “We are in a world that is dangerously unanchored,” said William White, the Swiss-based chairman of the Organization of Economically Developed Countries’ Review Committee. “We’re seeing true currency wars and everybody is doing it, and I have no idea where this is going to end.” Mr White is a former chief economist to the Bank for International Settlements — the bank of central banks — and currently an adviser to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. … More