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The Flattening US “Yield Curve”? NIRP Refugees Did it

wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / Dec 14, 2017  Sez Fitch & Yellen US Treasury securities are doing something that is worrying a lot of folks, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen: While short-term yields are rising in line with the Fed’s hikes of its target range for the federal funds rate, longer-term yield have done the opposite: they’ve been […]

Dollar Crisis

news.goldseek.com / By Gary Savage / 14 December 2017 This video explores the strong possibility that the US Dollar is in a crisis that is seemingly unrecognized by the Fed. The implications for future price movement in the stock and gold markets is also discussed. SOURCE The post Dollar Crisis appeared first on Silver For The People.

Long Island Woman Indicted For Funding ISIS With Bitcoin

With intriguingly coincidental timing, as cryptocurrencies reach mainstream and grab the world's attention, the US Justice Department has unsealed a grand-jury indictment that shows a Long Island woman has been indicted on charges that she tried to funnel money to ISIS using Bitcoin. The Eastern District of New York press release details the crimes… Long […]

December 2017 FOMC Meeting and Gold

sunshineprofits.com / ARKADIUSZ SIEROŃ , PHD / DECEMBER 14, 2017 Yesterday, the Fed released its most recent monetary policy statement. How can it affect the financial markets? In line with expectations, the Fed raised the federal funds rate target by 25 base points to the 1.25-1.50 percent range. This way, the U.S. central bank delivered the third hike […]

How the Fed “Hides” Inflation to Mask Declining Living Standards

gainspainscapital.com / Graham Summers / December 13, 2017 The Fed concludes its final FOMC meeting of the year today. The entire financial world expects the Fed to raise rates a final time. This will mark the fifth rate hike since December 2015, and the fourth of the last 12 months. Throughout this time period, the Fed has […]

How Fed Rate Hikes Impact US Debt Slaves

wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / Dec 11, 2017 But savers are still getting shafted. Outstanding “revolving credit” owed by consumers – such as bank-issued and private-label credit cards – jumped 6.1% year-over-year to $977 billion in the third quarter, according to the Fed’s Board of Governors. When the holiday shopping season is over, it will exceed $1 trillion. […]

The Fed’s “Magic Trick” Exposed

Authored by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com, In 1791, the first Secretary of the Treasury of the US, Alexander Hamilton, convinced then-new president George Washington to create a central bank for the country. Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson opposed the idea, as he felt that it would lead to speculation, financial manipulation, and corruption. He was […]

Abracadabra

wallstreetexaminer.com / by James Howard Kunstler Via Kunstler / December 11, 2017 And so, as they say in the horror movies, it begins…! The unwinding of the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet. Such an esoteric concept! Is there one in ten thousand of the millions of people who sit at desks all day long from sea to shining sea who have a clue […]

Gold and Rising Interest Rates: Selling the Rumor, Buying the Fact

schiffgold.com / BY SCHIFFGOLD / DECEMBER 11, 2017 The Federal Reserve is widely expected to nudge interest rates up again this week. Most analysts agree that the specter of a rate hike is one of the primary reasons gold has slumped over the last several weeks. But are rising interests rates really bad for gold? The short answer is […]

Shocking New Stock Market Prediction Shows When We’ll Hit a Top

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Money Morning Staff Reports / December 6, 2017 The current bull market is in its ninth year, but Money Morning Liquidity Specialist Lee Adler’s newest stock market prediction shows that we are now in its final stages. In fact, he sees the S&P 500 hitting its final high sometime in the first quarter of 2018. As December unfolds, we’ve seen […]