Zach Sims Zach Sims founded the site to teach himself
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Saturday, January 24, 2015 10:42 PM
Zach Sims, a college dropout founded Codecademy, a website which enables users to learn six popular programming languages, via a simple interface, for free. Codecademy is three-years-old now and Sims has 26 […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/24/2015 19:25
Once upon a time, everyone was shocked when one after another central bank adopted what previously was unthinkable: a Zero Interest Rate Policy, or ZIRP. Then, on June 5, the ECB added “awe” to the equation when it became the first major central bank to push rates […]
thecommonsenseshow.com / by Dave Hodges / Jan. 24, 2015
The Obama administration has a new partner in crime and it is the American Psychiatric Association (APA). The APA created the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (5th Edition) which was recently adopted. DSM 5 is highly controversial and has sparked outrage from the mental health […]
TheDollarVigilante, Published on Jan 24, 2015
financialsense.com / Sheraz Mian / 01/23/2015
Stocks will likely continue to cheer the big monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank (ECB) even as the picture emerging from Q4 earnings season is less than reassuring. Oil has been a big drag on earnings. The Saudi news has brought a modest uptick in oil prices today, […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/24/2015 19:00
But if it walks like an idiot, and talks like an idiot…?
X22Report, Published on Jan 24, 2015
wolfstreet.com / by Don Quijones • January 24, 2015
By Don Quijones, Spain & Mexico, editor at WOLF STREET. His blog: Raging Bull-Shit
After four years of inflicting economic pain and misery on Europe’s semi-bankrupt periphery, the Troika (IMF, ECB and European Commission) is suddenly in a lather over the potential political consequences of […]
trueeconomics.blogspot.com / by Constantin Gurdgiev / Saturday, January 24, 2015
A neat chart from Pictet showing balancesheet comparatives for ECB and the Fed.
Setting timing issues aside (which are non-trivial), the quantum of ECB balancesheet expansion planned is still too weak and it is too weak relative to previous peak. The Fed balancesheet expansion […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/24/2015 18:15
It’s different this time.. and just remember Draghi’s perspective – hyperinflation hasn’t happened yet, so what’s the harm?
The global central bank balance sheet is even more concerning.
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As to the hyperinflation question,
Draghi’s answer is simple: we have now thrown […]
johngaltfla.com / by John Galt / January 24, 2015 14:00 ET
Today, either the Pro-Russian rebels or Ukrainian forces found a target on the suburb of Mariupol worthy of a sustained Grad rocket attack. This is what real war looks like gang, and there are real dead people on the receiving end of this attack. […]
paulcraigroberts.org / Paul Craig Roberts / January 24, 2015
Puzzled by the title? It will all come clear.
Europeans have written to me with more information that raises questions about the Charlie Hebdo affair. Some point out the strange emptiness of the street on which the professional killers depart. Others point out the film […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/24/2015 17:55
We have some good news: we have found one more of the many, many hedge funds who bought into the biggest bandwagon trade of 2014, namely that the world is recovering and it is time – yet again – the short Treasurys. That fund is Crispin […]
RT, Published on Jan 24, 2015
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / Jan. 24, 2015
The US dollar extended its gains against all the major currencies and most emerging market currencies over the past week. The ECB’s asset purchase program was a key driver, but the euro, though it fell a little more than 5.5 cents from the mid-week high […]
investmentwatchblog.com / Submitted by IWB, on January 24th, 2015
Central banks are in combat mode.
On the front lines: Europe, Denmark, Canada, Switzerland, Peru and India. Each of their central banks has taken unprecedented and dramatic action to ease policy and weaken their currencies in the past few days.
Central bankers may say they’re […]
investmentresearchdynamics.com / Dave Kranzler / January 24, 2015
“How did you go bankrupt? “Two ways: Slowly then suddenly.” (Hemingway, “The Sun Also Rises”)
Great read by the way…It’s no secret that Russia is openly working to rid itself of using the dollar in its trade activities and that China is methodically eliminating the dollar.
bullionstar.com / by Koos Jansen / 24 Jan 2015
Withdrawals from the vaults of the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) in week 2 of 2015 (12 – 16 January) accounted for an incredible 70 metric tonnes. Aggregated withdrawals in the first two weeks of this year stand at 131 tonnes.
healthimpactnews.com / by Roman Bystrianyk and Suzanne Humphries, MD / January 25, 2015
Current measles outbreaks in California are dominating mainstream media stories all across the U.S. at present. So it is time to re-publish some facts about measles and the measles vaccine that the mainstream media does not seem to want to publish.
kingworldnews.com / January 24, 2015
Today a legend who was recently asked by the Chinese government to give a speech to government officials in China sent King World News a powerful piece that warns about a terrifying $250 trillion time bomb. John Ing, who has been in the business for 43 years, also discussed […]