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G. Edward Griffin: Exposing The Creature From Jekyll Island

Authored by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, G. Edward Griffin, the author of the seminal book on the formation of the Federal Reserve, The Creature of Jekyll Island, joins the podcast this week to add his perspective to our ongoing critical examination of the Fed and the impact its actions are having on society. Meeting Ed […]

Bob Prechter Warns Market Correction “Larger Than The Malaise Of The ’30s” Looms

Authored by Avi Gilburt via MarketWatch.com, I recently interviewed Prechter, who released a ground-breaking book, “The Socionomic Theory of Finance,” at the end of December. In the 813-page book, which took 13 years to write, he proposes a cohesive model that takes into account trends in sociology, psychology, politics, economics and finance. I highly recommend […]

Fantasyland Reality Check: Fed’s Beige Book Makes Absurd Claims in at Least 3 Places

mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / April 19, 2017 The Fed’s Beige Book, a summary of economic activity in 12 Fed regions, claims modest wage increases broadened, manufacturing expanded, and light vehicle sales strengthened. Let’s investigate those claims in detail, emphasis mine, then do a reality check on those ideas. Overall Economic Activity Economic activity increased in each of […]

European Stocks, Futures Rebound As Stronger Dollar Eases Haven Demand

European stocks rebounded after the biggest one-day drop since November, alongside S&P futures, while Asian equities posted modest declines after yesterday’s weak US close. Gold and yen slid, while the dollar gained on the latest Mnuchin comments to the FT according to which Trump was “absolutely not” trying to talk down the dollar. European equities […]

Mnuchin Says Trump Is “Absolutely Not” Trying To Talk Down The Dollar

One week after Donald Trump, in an interview with the WSJ, sent the dollar tumbling in its biggest one day drop in months, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has been engaging in damage control with not one but two appearances in the FT, first stating that in the “long-run” a stronger dollar is beneficial for the […]

Chaos Coming To A Market Near You This Summer

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Lee Adler via The Daily Reckoning / April 18, 2017 This post Chaos Coming To A Market Near You This Summer appeared first on Daily Reckoning. [This post is from Lee Adler. To find out more about his work – visit Wall Street Examiner by clicking HERE.] This month the Fed is adding $23.4 billion in cash […]

Luddy: The Fed’s Risky Uncharted Course

mises.org / Robert L. Luddy / April 17, 2017 The Federal Reserve Bank, also known as “The Fed,” was created in 1913 to regulate the banks and to ensure a stable dollar. The Fed has strayed from its initial charter and is now the primary enabler of federal deficit spending and debt, which is now almost […]

What’s Your Plan B?

Authored by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Although Plan B includes a wide spectrum of options, these three basic categories define three different purposes for having an alternative residence lined up. We all have a Plan A–continue living just like we’re living now. Some of us have a Plan B in case Plan A doesn’t […]

Ron Paul Rages “The Federal Reserve Is, and Always Has Been, Politicized”

Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, Audit the Fed recently took a step closer to becoming law, when it was favorably reported by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. This means the House could vote on the bill at any time. The bill passed by voice […]

Trump And The Age Of Magical Thinking

Authored by Christopher Whalen via The Institutional Risk Analyst blog, “Anyone taken as an individual is tolerably sensible and reasonable – as a member of a crowd, he at once becomes a blockhead.”   Friederich von Schiller, quoted by Bernard Baruch The term "magical thinking" refers to how children believe that their thoughts have a […]