The Euro Could Disappear In 10 Years – BlackRock CE

The euro could be in danger of disappearing within the next decade if France does not continue pushing economic reforms, BlackRock Capital boss Larry Fink said Tuesday. Fink expressed his concern about the health of one of Europe’s largest economies at The New York Times’s DealBook Conference, mentioning France’s recent downgrade by Standard & Poor’s. “I don’t think […]

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Balance Sheet Liquefaction And The Race For Precious Metals

  The Fed seems to be stuck because of housing market weakness and its associated mortgage backed securities. The repo market appears to be where the stress is most threatening, though hidden from view. These trillion dollar daily transactions are the lifeblood of world financial markets. Furthermore, the size of global financial markets has become […]

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Deflation, Inflation Both Inevitable Outcome of Fed Actions

Deflation or inflation? Which lies ahead seems to be the question, as the Federal Reserve Bank continues to inflate, adding to the currency supply at a pace of $85 billion each month. But after blowing a huge bubble, isn’t it eventually liable to pop, deflating? As Mark Jeftovic wrote at Wealth.net, “most people think that prices slowly, […]

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Deflation, Inflation Both Inevitable Outcome of Fed Actions

“Deflation or inflation? Which lies ahead seems to be the question, as the Federal Reserve Bank continues to inflate, adding to the currency supply at a pace of $85 billion each month. But after blowing a huge bubble, isn’t it eventually liable to pop, deflating?”   Continue reading on wealthcycles.com

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Deflation

“A derangement of money or credit, a symptom of which is falling prices. Not to be confused with a benign, i.e., downward shift in the composite supply curve, a symptom of which is also falling prices. In a genuine deflation, banks stop lending. Prices tumble because overextended businesses and consumers confront the necessity of selling […]

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Canadian billionaire predicts end of US Dollar as world's reserve currency – Ned Goodman

“Canadian billionaire businessman Ned Goodman predicts the end of the U.S. Dollar as the world’s reserve currency. He predicts the transition out of the U.S. Dollar will become, “…quite ugly.” He delivered the lecture at Cambridge House’s Toronto Resource Investment Conference 2013 on Thursday, September 12, 2013.”   Continue reading on goldsilver.com

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Jim Rickards – Max Keiser interview

“In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert, report from the heart of hedge fund land in Stamford and Darien, Connecticut, where they discuss the deja fraud of highly leveraged markets five years after Lehman collapsed and the nonsense job economy in which highly trained engineers spend their working lives dividing […]

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They Denied That We Were In A Depression In 1933 And They Are Doing It Again In 2013

“The more things change, the more things stay the same.  The Great Depression actually started in 1929, but as you will see below, as late as 1933 the Associated Press was still pumping out lots of news stories with optimistic economic headlines and many Americans still did not believe that we were actually in a […]

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'Money For Nothing' – The New Fed Documentary

“Charting 100 years of Fed history, the film features an impressive collection of economic actors and thinkers: Paul Volcker, Janet Yellen, Jim Grant, Peter Atwater, John Mauldin, Barry Ritholtz, Gary Shilling, and others. It’s also narrated by the dulcet tones of Liev Schreiber. If Farhenheit 9/11 was Michael Moore’s seminal repudiation of George W. Bush’s foreign policy, Money […]

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Economic Darwinism and the Next Financial Crisis

“Correspondent Brenton Smith (no relation) recently identified a key driver of the next financial crisis: Economic Darwinism. Just as natural selection selects for traits that improve the odds of success/survival in the natural world, Economic Darwinism advances people and policies that boost profits and power within the dominant environment. As Brenton explains in his essay […]

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