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Category Archives: Helicopter Money

Bernanke ‘Terrifies’ Stock Investors, Again

Authored by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, If you are a stock investor, you should be terrified. The most disconcerting words have been uttered by the one person capable of changing the whole dynamic. After spending so many years trying to recreate the magic of the “maestro”, Ben Bernanke in retirement is still at […]

Gross: “Without QE From ECB And BOJ, The U.S. Economy Would Sink Into Recession”

Back in November, when describing the perverse global fund flows in which record money creation out of the BOJ and ECB amounting to roughly $200 billion per month was being used indirectly, via spread differentials, to create demand for US Treasuries by foreign official and private investors – an observation first made by Deutsche Bank […]

Basic Income Arrives: Finland To Hand Out Guaranteed Income Of €560 To Lucky Citizens

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jan 2, 2017 3:24 PM Just over a year ago, we reported that in what was set to be a pilot experiment in “universal basic income”, Finland would become the first nation to hand out “helicopter money” in the form of cash directly to a select group of citizens. As of January […]

Top Hedge Funds Predict How It All Will End

In early 2009, roughly at the time when this blog was launched which coincided with the start of the greatest monetary experiment of all time, we warned that there are two ways it will end: either in hyperinflation, or a deflationary supernova, the failure of currency and, eventually, barter. Now, almost 8 years later, some […]

ECB Preview: The Market’s All-In But “There’s A Significant Chance Draghi Disappoints”

Blackrock's chief multi-asset strategist summed up tomorrow's anxiously awaited ECB meeting best by noting that "what’s priced into markets is a fully fledged extension of the [bond-buying] program," but warns that, thanks to a muted reaction to the Italy vote and recent encouraging data, "there’s a significant chance the ECB disappoints markets." As bond traders […]

Trump And Draghi May Bring A Return Of The “European Solvency Crisis”: Barclays

Since Drahi’s infamous “whatever it takes” warning in the summer of 2012, European bond yields have been a one way street lower, and until the recent Trumpflation rally, had tumbled to all time lows, in many cases well below 0%.  There are two catalysts, however, that may be ending Europe’s QE-driven free ride, and according […]

Deutsche Bank Warns “The Plate-Spinning Era” Is Over

Deutsche Bank's long-held analogy of "plate-spinning" central bankers acting like the old popular circus act where the performers would spin plates on numerous poles and run between them in order to re-spin before they came crashing down to the ground, has held perfectly for several years. Over the years more plates have been added and […]

Building a Ghost City Out of Helicopter Money

schiffgold.com / BY SAMUEL BRYAN / JULY 15, 2016  There has been a lot of talk about helicopter money lately. Last May, Janus Capital’s Bill Gross said structural changes currently occurring in the US economy will ultimately lead the Federal Reserve to adopt this extreme form of monetary policy. Last week, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland president Loretta […]

Riksbank Says It’s Time To Prepare For Helicopter Money

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 05/19/2016 09:18 Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley asked an interesting question: “If monetary policy seems to have lost its magic touch, what can central banks do?” In a speech summarized on the Riksbank website, Skingsley […]

Riksbank Says It’s Time To Prepare For Helicopter Money

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 05/19/2016 09:18 Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley asked an interesting question: “If monetary policy seems to have lost its magic touch, what can central banks do?” In a speech summarized on the Riksbank website, Skingsley […]