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Category Archives: Central Bankers

Bill Blain: “Markets Did Not Melt Down Yesterday As I’ve Been Semi-Seriously Predicting”

Submitted by Bill Blain of Mint Partners “Far across a moonbeam, I know that’s who you are, I saw your brown eyes turning once to fire..” Friday the 13th. Never a lucky day. Already I’m having a difficult time. I was a bit late so I decided to cycle to office this morning, but discovered […]

Institutionalized Lying—— Why Central Bankers Never See Bubbles / by David Stockman • April 18, 2016 Every day there is more confirmation that the casino is an exceedingly dangerous place and that exposure to the stock, bond and related markets is to be avoided at all hazards. In essence the whole shebang is based on institutionalized lying, meaning that prouncements of central bankers, Wall Street […]

Helicopter Money: Global Central Banks Consider Distributing Money Directly To The People

Should central banks create money out of thin air and give it directly to governments and average citizens?  If you can believe it, this is now under serious consideration.  Since 2008, global central banks have cut interest rates 637 times, they have injected 12.3 trillion dollars into the global financial system through various quantitative easing […]

The Mindless Stupidity of Negative Interest Rates / by Lee Adler / October 10, 2015 Here we are in the midst of The Great Stagnation Middle Class Elimination and some central bankers and mainstream economists are promoting negative interest rates. One economist was quoted in a Marketwatch piece by Greg Robb as saying, “…pushing rates into negative territory works in many ways just like a […]

Bond Strategies In A Rising Interest Rate Environment / Luke Patterson / Friday, 19 September 2014 So what’s the problem? Bond investing for many has never been more difficult, but not for the reason many think. Central bankers around the globe began aggressive campaigns of monetary interventions following the financial crisis in 2008.  These unprecedented measures to stabilize capital markets and induce economic expansion […]

18 Signs That The Global Economic Crisis Is Accelerating As We Enter The Last Half Of 2014

A lot of people that I talk to these days want to know “when things are going to start happening”.  Well, there are certainly some perilous times on the horizon, but all you have to do is open up your eyes and look to see the global economic crisis unfolding.  As you will see below, […]

“The Second Coming” Of Bill Gross Pulls A Hugh Hendry, Says Risk Assets To Outperform / by Tyler Durden / 03/04/2014 09:25 -0500 In the aftermath of the recent Wall Street Journal profile piece that, rather meaninglessly, shifted attention to Bill Gross as quirky manager (who isn’t) to justify El-Erian’s departure and ignoring Bill Gross as the man who built up the largest bond fund in the world, the sole head of Pimco was […]

Who Benefits from ‘Moderate’ Inflation? / The WealthCycles Staff / March 01, 2014 The fallacy that inflation is beneficial has gained great traction in recent years. The generation of working, saving U.S. taxpayers that lived through the runaway inflation of the 1970s came out of it convinced that inflation must be stomped out at all costs. But it turned out zero inflation wasn’t […]

Is Lassonde really so ignorant of his own organization’s work? / by Chris Powell / Mon, 2014-02-24 21:14 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: GATA’s researcher, consultant, and friend R.M. had to laugh at World Gold Council board member Pierre Lassonde’s insistence in his interview today with Kitco News that central bankers “spend no time whatsoever thinking about gold”: For if central bankers really don’t […]

G-20 Agrees To Grow Global Economy By $2 Trillion, Has No Idea How To Actually Achieve It / Tyler Durden / 02/23/2014 10:00 -0500 Apparently all it takes to kick the world out of a secular recession and back into growth mode, is for several dozen finance ministers and central bankers to sit down and sign on the dotted line, agreeing it has to be done. That is the take home message […]