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Brandon White: Where does the Bank of Canada stand on gold as an asset?

gata.org / CHRIS POWELL / December 2, 2017 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: The investment world has gone mad, Brandon White of Bullion Management Group in Markham, Ontario, says in his weekly video, “This Week in Three Minutes,” noting extreme valuations in equity markets and bitcoin and the strange disappearance of market corrections. White says he […]

Risk Of Online Accounts Seen As One of Largest Brokerages In World Temporarily Halts Online Trading After “Glitch”

– ‘Technical issue’ at Fidelity blocks access to online accounts, stops online trading– Fidelity is 3rd largest brokerage by client assets: $1.7 trillion at the end of 2016– NatWest, RBS, Ulster Bank  have experienced online banking “issues” in November– Clients left without access to funds & failed payments & little to no recourse– Social media exposing […]

Is It Tuesday? Time For Another Banking Scandal…

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Another day, another major banking scandal. It’s getting to the point where you can practically set your watch to these things. The latest involves our old friend Wells Fargo. The Wall Street Journal reported last night that Wells has been screwing its customers on foreign currency exchange rates. According […]

EU SMBs Can Benefit from Smart Financial Regulation

In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, countries all over the world suffered dire consequences. The irresponsibility of the globe’s biggest banking institutions, institutional investors, regulators, and consumers plunged economies in the United States, Europe, and Asia into a panic. The blame lies with those who exercised poor judgment in their creation and sale […]

China Deleveraging Hits Corporate Bonds As Cascade Effect Begins

Following the market lockdown during October’s Party Congress, many commentators were disturbed by the continued rise in Chinese government bond yields as we returned to “business as usual”, with the 10-year rising to 4%. At the beginning of this month, we discussed the sell-off (see “China: Shadow Bank Inflows Are Critical To Sustain The Ponzi…But […]

India’s $207 Billion Mess Is Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity For Asia’s Richest Banker

In October, we discussed Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s, decision to hand over $32bn to recapitalise India’s state banks. The motivation was India’s slowing growth rate and the need to add one million Indians to the workforce every month. Crippled by massive bad debts, the state-owned banks were struggling to extend more credit to the […]

Tactics For The Gold Bull Era

news.goldseek.com / By Stewart Thomson / Tuesday, 21 November 2017 Gold surged higher on Friday.  Then it gave all the gains back yesterday.  Looking beyond this short term noise, gold is not an exciting market right now.  What could make that change? Please click here now.  Double-click to enlarge. Gold is trading in a rough sideways trend with an upside bias.  This bias […]

We’re Living In The Age Of Capital Consumption

Authored by Ronald-Peter Stöferle via The Mises Institute, When capital is mentioned in the present-day political debate, the term is usually subject to a rather one-dimensional interpretation: Whether capital saved by citizens, the question of capital reserves held by pension funds, the start-up capital of young entrepreneurs or capital gains taxes on investments are discussed – […]

How Corporate Zombies Are Threatening The Eurozone Economy

The recovery in Eurozone growth has become part of the synchronised global growth narrative that most investors are relying on to deliver further gains in equities as we head into 2018. However, the “Zombification” of a chunk of the Eurozone’s corporate sector is not only a major unaddressed structural problem, but it’s getting worse, especially […]

China’s Credit Growth Is Freezing Up At The Worst Possible Time

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 14, 2017 Submitted by Gordon Johnson of Axiom Capital CREDIT LEADS “ALL OTHER” ECONOMIC DATA IN CHINA China until recently euphoric credit growth, is rapidly grinding to a halt. As we published last week, and a key underpinning of our negative outlook on commodity prices through the remainder of 4Q17 and into […]