Central Banks Risk Asset Bubbles in Battle With Deflation Danger

Central banks are finding it’s easier to push up stock and home prices than it is to prevent inflation from falling short of their targets. While declining costs for everything from gasoline to coffee can be good news for consumers, disinflation makes it harder for borrowers to pay off debts and businesses to boost profits. The greater […]

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Analysis: Deflation threat in Europe may prompt investment rethink

(Reuters) – The threat of deflation in the euro zone could reverse a major investment trend of 2013, drawing funds out of stocks and into government bonds and cash. Europe is still some way from a negative inflation rate, let alone a Japanese-style deflationary spiral – the policymakers’ nightmare in which falling prices weaken demand, leading to wage cuts and even […]

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Dawn Of A Terrifying New Financial, Monetary & World Order

“And the kings of this ‘New Financial Order’ are going to be none other than China, Russia, and Germany.  The United States is not going to be there.  They are going to have a role to play, but it’s not going to be a primary role when it comes to the monetary system, the financial […]

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Three Reasons Why Gold's Best Days Are Ahead

It may be hard to find someone as enthusiastic about precious metals mining as Sean Brodrick. A natural resource strategist with the Baltimore-based Oxford Club, an independent financial organization, Brodrick isn’t only filling his own portfolio with gold miners, he’s launching two new newsletters to research and vet resource stocks. While Brodrick might be putting […]

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Andrew Huszar: Confessions of a Quantitative Easer

I can only say: I’m sorry, America. As a former Federal Reserve official, I was responsible for executing the centerpiece program of the Fed’s first plunge into the bond-buying experiment known as quantitative easing. The central bank continues to spin QE as a tool for helping Main Street. But I’ve come to recognize the program […]

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Global Corporations Are Net Sellers Of Their Equity For The First Time Since The Lehman Crisis

JPM’s “flows and liquidity’ expert Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, who last week spotted the “most extreme ever excess liquidity [10]” bubble, has just noticed yet another indication that not even corporations believe in further equity upside. While on one hand it has been well-known that during the entire Fed-driven equity bubble, corporate insiders have been aggressive sellers of […]

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BNP Paribas faces quiz on currency rate scandal

BNP Paribas is being investigated for alleged currency manipulation, the Telegraph can disclosed, putting the French bank amongst a rapidly growing number of institutions caught up in the scandal. The US Department of Justice has quizzed BNP Paribas executives as part of an investigation into the potential manipulation of a $5.3 trillion-a-day (£3.32 trillion) market, […]

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Sociopathic Western Central Planners Creating Hell On Earth

“On Thursday they came forward with an upward revision of the 3rd quarter GDP, from 2.3%, to 2.8% — all of which was driven by business inventory accumulation and less imports.  Neither of those are a positive indication of economic activity, and yet this was used as a cover to drive gold down some $20 […]

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Gold Vault Opens in China as Bullion Goes From West to East

A gold vault that can store 2,000 metric tons, double China’s projected consumption this year, opened in Shanghai this month as owner Malca-Amit Global Ltd. seeks to benefit from rising demand in Asia’s largest economy. The facility is the biggest for the Hong Kong-based company, and it can also store diamonds, jewelry and art, Joshua Rotbart, […]

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"Democratize" Gold and Give the Government a Black Eye

We all know that, so long as the Fed keeps the printing presses on, the risk of a worldwide currency crisis gets even higher. Gold, of course, is the timeless hedge here – for all the reasons you and I know. But are we truly prepared for a currency crisis? Much of the gold in […]

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