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Category Archives: Willem Buiter

Citigroup’s Gold “Expert” Slams Trump’s Currency Talk As “Hogwash, Hot Air”

As President Trump and Japan's Shinzo Abe begin their weekend of golf, the topic of currency manipulation will likely be top of mind. However, for Citigroup's "gold expert" Willem Buiter, all of Trump's FX chatter is "hogwash" and "hot air." Speaking during a Bloomberg TV interview, Citi's Chief Economist sees the dollar rising this year […]

Prominent Gold Skeptic Willem Buiter Says “Gold Looks Pretty Good”

Back in November 2014, Willem Buiter, who has so far been wrong in his recent gloomier forecasts about the fallout from the Eurozone mess, or his predictions about a global economy, decided to become a commodity expert and announced that “Gold Is A 6,000 Year Old Bubble.” The irony is that while virtually every other […]

ZeroHedge: Ben Bernanke: “Helicopter Money May Be The Best Available Alternative”

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Now that the prospect of helicopter money by the ECB has so infuriated Germany, the ECB had to reach out to Schauble to “mollify” the Germans who are dreading the second coming of monetary paradrops in one century, it was […]

ZeroHedge: Ben Bernanke: “Helicopter Money May Be The Best Available Alternative”

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Now that the prospect of helicopter money by the ECB has so infuriated Germany, the ECB had to reach out to Schauble to “mollify” the Germans who are dreading the second coming of monetary paradrops in one century, it was […]

ZeroHedge: Why Helicopter Money Can’t Save Us: We’ve Already Been Doing It For 8 Years

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. There’s a lot of talk going around these days about “helicopter money.” For those unfamiliar, it’s billed as a kind of last Keynesian resort when ZIRP, NIRP, and QE have all failed to boost aggregate demand and juice inflation. For […]

ZeroHedge: Are Greek Banks About To Charge For The Privilege Of Banning €500 Bills?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Officials would have you believe that all of this talk about banning cash is nonsense – a myth likely perpetuated by fringe bloggers or else by Austrian economists in the early stages of dementia. The problem, however, is that we […]

ZeroHedge: China Fails To Deliver Major Fiscal Stimulus At People’s Congress, Makes Many Promises Instead

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Back in October, the latest credit impulse in China just rolled over and died. Ahead of the actual news, MNI said “one source familiar with the data said new loans by the Big Four state-owned commercial banks in October plunged […]

Fear The Smell Of (Monetary) Napalm In The Morning

Via ConvergEx's Nick Colas, Warm up the choppers and put some Wagner on the loudspeakers – “Helicopter money” is a hot economic topic.   That’s where central banks print money and either hand it to the government for things like infrastructure investment or just send it out to consumers to spend. While that may sound […]

ZeroHedge: “Ultimate Banking” Monopoly Edition Goes Completely Cashless

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The war on cash has been in the works for a very, very long time, but the propaganda campaign to convince an always gullible public to accept the scheme seems to have been […]

ZeroHedge: “Negative Rates Are Dangerous” OECD Chair Warns “Our Entire System Is Unstable”

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Erico Matias Tavares via Sinclair & Co., William R. White is the chairman of the Economic and Development Review Committee at the OECD in Paris. Prior to that, Dr. White held a number of senior positions with the Bank […]