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Would You Like To Steal 128 Million Dollars?

What would you do with 128 million dollars?  Many people like to daydream about winning the lottery, and I have to admit that when I was much younger I would do the same thing.  If you were suddenly financially set for life, you could quit your job, buy your dream home, travel the world and […]

Washington D.C. Is Essentially Just A Gigantic Money Machine

If you have ever wondered why our leaders in Washington D.C. seem to act so strangely, the truth is that it almost always comes down to just one thing.  It has been said that “money makes the world go round”, and that is definitely true in Washington.  This year the federal government will spend more […]

Market Liquidity Conditions Are Still Loose As A Goose

zerohedge.com / Via Global Macro Monitor / Jul 16, 2017  Since the Fed began raising interest rates in December 2015,  financial market liquidity conditions have loosened considerably.   Recall our post,  Orwellian Monetary Policy,  which we wrote in May. “Tightening is Easing” Since U.S. monetary policy began tightening in December 2015, the Fed has added liquidity to the […]

The Part-Time Critics of Central Banks

mises.org / Mark Spitznagel / July 14, 2017 There seems to be no shortage today of investors and pundits criticizing the market interventions of the world’s central banks. Monetary stimulus in the form of artificially low interest rates and bloated central bank balance sheets ($18.5 trillion, to be exact), the argument goes, have created another dangerous […]

Is This The Generation That Is Going To Financially Destroy America?

Did you know that the federal government is going to spend more than 4 trillion dollars this year?  To put that into perspective, U.S. GDP for the entire year of 2017 is going to be somewhere between 18 and 19 trillion dollars.  So when you are talking about 4 trillion dollars you are talking about […]

Precious Metals Are “Best Defence” Against Bail-ins In Economic Crisis

goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / July 6, 2017 Precious metals are “real assets” and “best defence” against bail-ins and cashless society in the economic crisis which is “on its way” *** The risks posed to investors and savers from the coming economic crisis and the threat of bank bail-ins, negative interest rates, ‘helicopter money,’ capital controls and […]

The World Is Now $217,000,000,000,000 In Debt And The Global Elite Like It That Way

This article was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse Blog. The borrower is the servant of the lender, and through the mechanism of government debt virtually the entire planet has become the servants of the global money changers. Politicians love to borrow money, but over time government debt slowly but surely impoverishes […]

The World Is Now $217,000,000,000,000 In Debt And The Global Elite Like It That Way

The borrower is the servant of the lender, and through the mechanism of government debt virtually the entire planet has become the servants of the global money changers.  Politicians love to borrow money, but over time government debt slowly but surely impoverishes a nation.  As the elite get governments around the globe in increasing amounts […]

Argentina issues 100-year bond. What could possibly go wrong?

sovereignman.com / by Simon Black / June 20, 2017 Apparently while I was in the air yesterday flying between Asia and Europe, the financial system proved once again that it believes in magic beans. The latest absurdity is that the government of Argentina sold $2.75 billion worth of bonds yesterday afternoon. It’s not strange or unusual […]

In Watershed Event, Europe Unveils Plan To Securitize Sovereign Debt

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / May 30, 2017  3:13 PM Less than a decade after various complex, synthetic, squared, cubed and so on securitized debt structures nearly brought down the financial system, here come “Sovereign Bond-Backed Securities.” Moments ago, the FT reported that in a watershed event for the European – and global – bond markets, Brussels […]