zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 10/17/2014 09:27
The ECB may not release its minutes to the public (opting instead to keep these secret for 30 years) at least for now, but earlier today a transcript of its internal deliberations was made public by the NYT, which revealed how the ECB governing council once again [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:00 PM
On September 4, ECB President pulled out a financial bazooka including a pledge to build up the ECB’s balance sheet by another €1 trillion.
Draghi confirmed the asset purchases would “include the real estate, the RMBS, real estate ABS. It would [...]
sovereignman.com / by Simon Black on September 25, 2014
Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile
It was only 18-months ago that one of the brokest banking systems in the world became the first modern example of financial cannibalism.
I’m sure you remember how it all went down in Cyprus last year… but I’ll [...]
gata.org / By Rajendra Jadhav and Indulal PM, Reuters / September 12, 2014
VANGAL, India — Kiran Laxman Salunkhe used to buy jewellery during religious festivals, but sliding gold prices have led the young Indian farmer to break with his family’s traditional investment.
This year Salunkhe has deposited his hard-earned savings [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 08/25/2014 09:33
Far be it for us to comment that anything like “fundamentals” matters anymore, or that, blasphemy, bad news is anything but good news, however what the Central Bank of Cyprus revealed today is a little troubling to say the least: as of the most [...]
zerohedge.com / by Nick Giambruno via Doug Casey’s International Man blog / 08/22/2014 11:55
The pattern should be seared in your memory by now. If you fail to recognize it, you could be struck with a huge financial blow.
It’s a pattern that has played out over and over throughout history: [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 06/18/2014 09:38
“Simple Jack” is back. Yesterday it was the 4x oversubscription for Kenyan debt at 7% yield; today we see bailed-out Cyprus (yes that Cyprus) managed to sell EUR 750 million of 5 year maturity debt at a 4.85% yield. As Reuters reports, this is the fastest comeback [...]
blog.milesfranklin.com / By Bill Holter / June 10th, 2014
I know that you’re probably wondering about the title “…And It’s Gone.” I wanted to write further about the “missing metals” in China and how quickly we could see the machine go into reverse because of the leverage, size and amount of players involved. [...]
news.goldseek.com / By Mike Hoy / 21 May 2014
We are very rapidly approaching a point in time where the citizens of the USand the inhabitants of the free world will be faced with the true reality of the simple fact that there is no such thing as a “free lunch” and the bills must [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 04/25/2014 04:42 -0400
Cyprus and Russia – what’s the difference (aside from the fact that the former was a money laundering offshore center of the latter until last year of course)?
If you said one is a lackey to statist, selfish banker interests, and [...]
goldmoney.com / By Alasdair Macleod / 11 April 2014
I am often asked whether or not western governments are likely to confiscate gold, and my answer has invariably been on the lines of “unlikely at the moment, because so few people own gold”. However given low stock levels in western vaults and that bail-ins are [...]
sovereignman.com / by Simon Blackon / April 9, 2014
Imagine that your country and banking system are so broke that you have to receive approval from a special committee just to send your own money to your kids who are away at university…
But that’s exactly what’s going on in Cyprus. And it [...]
sovereignman.com / Simon Black / March 17, 2014
It was almost exactly one year ago to the day that an entire nation was frozen out of its savings… overnight.
Cypriots went to bed on Friday thinking everything was fine. By the next morning, they had no way to pay bills or buy [...]
Gold in U.S. Dollars, 1 Year – (Bloomberg)
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 6 March 2014
The move towards “bail-ins” and away from government “bailouts” continues to evolve and yesterday credit rating agency, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) warned that this could lead to credit ratings for European banks being slashed by one [...]
dollarvigilante.com / Jeff Berwick / February 17th, 2014
The news is pouring in: after .1% growth in the fourth quarter of 2013, Italy’s recovery has begun. (That 2012 $600 billion dollar bailout clearly worked for Italy)
But this .1% growth might not be enough to put the minds of politicians at ease. [...]
silverdoctors.com / Deepcaster / FEBRUARY 10, 2014
“…If you view the progressive financial breakdown in America as some kind of ‘comedy of errors’ or a trial of unlucky coincidences, then there is not much I can do to educate you on the reasons behind the carnage. If, however, you understand that there is a [...]
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / January 25th, 2014
In early 2013 the country of Cyprus locked down private banking accounts and restricted access to depositor funds. It was the first widely documented instance of a “bail-in,” as bank officials and European regulators determined that bad loans taken on by the banks were now the [...]
dollarvigilante.com / By Jeff Berwick / January 14, 2014
There are a lot of questions about our upcoming Crisis Conference in Panama and I figured the best way to answer them all would be in this format.
As you may know, and as I said recently, “2014 May Be The Last Year To [...]
caseyresearch.com / Nick Giambruno / December 13, 2013 1:39pm
Recently, legendary crisis investor Doug Casey and I put our boots to the ground in Cyprus to search the rubble of one of recent history’s most significant financial crises—the financial collapse and bank deposit raid in Cyprus—for incredible bargains. And we found them.
In this [...]