zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/26/2015 10:41
With Prime Minister Yatsenyuk putting his foot down and squeezing the central bank to lift capital controls, Ukraine’s currency is totally collapsing this morning. Up over 5 handles to a fresh record low of 33.75/USD, we suspect currency trading will be halted any minute. While […]
peakprosperity.com / by Brian Pretti / February 25, 2015, 9:07 AM
Just when you thought the world could not spin much faster, global monetary events in 2015 have picked up speed.
Begun, The Currency Wars Have
A key macro theme of mine for some time now has been the increasing importance of relative […]
dollarcollapse.com / by John Rubino / February 25, 2015
The world is full of “carry trades” these days, and that’s a really bad thing.
In general terms, a carry trade involves someone borrowing money cheaply in one currency or market and investing the proceeds in something else that offers a higher […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/25/2015 19:30
When it comes to the future of the dollar status as the world’s reserve currency, the most important chart may be the fact that the US is now so woefully buried in debt that another global military conflict appears inevitable…
… or that it now takes […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / by Mike “Mish” Shedlock / February 25, 2015
Free Speech Vanishes – Total Media Thought Control
I have a couple emails from Ukraine to share, one from two days ago, one from yesterday. Both are from “Ellen” who lives in Kiev (name changed).
Two Days Ago From Ellen
As you know, the […]
sovereignman.com / by Simon Black / February 25, 2015
In December, Sovereign Man’s Chief Investment Strategist advised our Sovereign Man Confidential members on a position to take on the RMB. This week we found that this trade is already up by as much as 300%.
Now looking at the latest news from China we see […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/25/2015 08:12 -0500
Yesterday we summarized the most recent economic, political and social situation in Ukraine as follows:
“A year or so on from the last coup in Ukraine, Ukraine’s former Prime Minister Sergey Arbuzov told TASS, with growing popular discontent, “another state coup can’t be ruled out in […]
news.goldseek.com / By Peter Cooper / 23 February 2015
With eurozone money printing due to start next month and the Bank of Japan continuing to print more per capita than at the height of Fed QE, there is good reason to think the ‘crack up boom’ in global stocks will last another year or so.
deviantinvestor.com / by Gary Christenson / February 24, 2015
THE GOLD STANDARD: Although it may be unrealistically optimistic, I believe my paraphrase of a Churchill quote: “Central Bankers will eventually do the right thing and return to a gold standard after they have exhausted all other alternatives.”
While central bankers are exhausting all other […]
kingworldnews.com / February 23, 2015
As the world continues to digest breaking news out of Greece and Ukraine, the Godfather of newsletter writers, 90-year old Richard Russell, warned that a new world currency is on the way but he also spoke about what will be the biggest surprise about this new currency. Russell also spoke […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / by Mike “Mish” Shedlock / February 23, 2015
I received an interesting email on Saturday from Bob Hoye at Institutional Advisors regarding “Currency Wars”.
Bob writes …
Currency wars are very much the talk of the times. This was also the case in the last postbubble contraction when many countries sought to […]
financialsense.com / by GLOBAL RISK INSIGHTS / 02/23/2015
Oil prices make winners and losers. In general, oil importers will gain from low prices, while most oil exporters will suffer. Still, there are differences. While the United States, Norway, and the Gulf States can protect themselves with diversified economies and high hard currency reserves, the oil […]
thewealthwatchman.com / The Solution / FEBRUARY 23, 2015
Hello warriors. Since I was gone over the weekend, a fellow shield brother, The Solution, has offered some thoughts on stacking for your consideration today. Thanks!
The Legacy of A Silver Stacker
What is the most important factor any stacker needs to consider?
I have […]
shtfplan.com / by Ron Holland via The Daily Bell / February 19th, 2015
Editor’s Note: Between the manipulation of gas & oil prices, to the contentious events in Ukraine, with ISIS in the Middle East and the new debt bomb in Greece, there is little doubt for anyone paying attention that a currency war is […]
zerohedge.com / by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog / 02/19/2015 13:00
As Germany is set to reject a Greek loan extension request (and no, international press, that is not the same as an extension of the bailout program), Steve Keen uses proprietary numbers issued by the OECD – which is supposed […]
George Soros with Hillary Clinton.
thecommonsenseshow.com / by Dave Hodges / February 19, 2015
Disturbingly, George Soros has repeatedly demonstrated that he has had both accurate and advanced knowledge of stock market and banking crashes in the past. In fact Soros has a history of causing economic collapses with his preplanned money movements (e.g. […]
truthingold.com / Dave in Denver / February 18, 2015 at 11:17
Back in May of 2012 when gold was trading north of $1,600 an ounce it was reported on how a Greek exit from the Eurozone may play out based on synthesized scenarios from 21 economists, analysts and academics.
The wargaming suggested Greece may have […]
goldsilverworlds.com / David Levenstein / February 17, 2015
The global gold markets were subdued on Monday as volumes were low mainly on account of the short trading day in the U.S. markets due to Presidents Day. Gold fell last week, but managed to bounce off their weekly lows. After slipping briefly below $1220 an ounce […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Alan Tonelson, Courtesy of RealityChek • February 17, 2015
If President Obama’s request for fast track trade negotiating authority and his proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deals are indeed in trouble in Congress over currency manipulation, he should blame his own administration’s deserved lack of credibility on this critical issue. In […]