armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / October 7, 2014
Jean-Claude Juncker won the support of Europe’s lawmakers to become European Commission president, despite the opposition from Britain. It was clearly a slap in the face to Britain and it is highly doubtful that his leadership will be able to patch up relations with the U.K..
bullionstar.com / Koos Jansen / 07-09-2014 21:47
Headlines are easy to write, a bit of sensation in it and they will surely persuade people to read the accompanying article. Though I’m often disappointed to read articles that contain remarkably little of what the headline promises. On the other hand, I personally have written [...]
lfb.org / MATT INSLEY / AUG 7, 2014
Let’s head back in time…
In 2004, a mere decade ago, the US national debt rang the register at $7.4 trillion. That represents “debt per citizen” of over $25,000. You, me, your neighbor, your 4-yr old grandson, you name it and they’re portion [...]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 23 July 2014
‘Apocalypse’ Krugman Ignores Keynes And Comrade Lenin’s Warnings Paul Krugman’s latest missive in The New York Times again attacks those who warn about the risks of a new debt crisis and the ramifications of radical, ultra loose monetary policies.
Krugman says that the recent concern [...]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / July 10, 2014
They Haven’t Been Praying Enough
According to press reports, Espirito Santo Financial Group, one of Portugal’s largest financial groups and the biggest shareholder in Banco Espirito Santo (i.e., the Holy Spirit Bank, BES), is about to miss interest payments on some of its short term [...]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / July 9, 2014
Breaking From the Wedge
France is currently Europe’s “sick man”, not least due to the destructive economic policies pursued by its socialist government. Halfhearted attempts at reform have so far not achieved any notable change, precisely because they are going nowhere near far [...]
truthingold.com / Dave in Denver / June 25, 2014 at 09:32
After two years of diplomatic struggles and scandals involving the US Federal Reserve, Germany gave up on its attempts to repatriate its gold. In order to save face, Bundesbank issued an official statement that underscores its “trust” in its [...]
zerohedge.com / Robert Huebscher / 05/26/2014 21:37 -0400
For the last several years, nobody has been more outspokenly bearish on Japan than Kyle Bass. In a recent talk, Bass reiterated his doubts about Japan’s chances of averting a debt crisis. What’s more, he also said China’s economy will fall below expectations.
arabianmoney.net / 23 May 2014
The Rolling Stones last hit song was called ‘Gloom and Doom’ and that about sums up the mood of the past five years among many investors, most of whom have missed out on the surge in the S&P 500 from its devil’s bottom of 666 in March [...]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / May 19, 2014
Weak Economic Performance
It was reported last week that the recovery in euro-land remains more hope than reality. It is worth noting that the sovereign debt crisis has not produced much by way of spending cuts on the part of governments. By and [...]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / April 15, 2014
April Fool’s Day Has Become a Permanent Feature
There must be something in the water. After the world was forced to endure the almost physically painful nonsense emanating from various Japanese officials on the alleged benefits of its clearly failing monetary debasement program, it is the EU’s [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 04/08/2014 08:04 -0400
Over the past few days we have been following, with great interest, the events in the most popular “hedge fund hotel” names on both the long and the short side. Specifically, over the weekend we learned that the mauling that hedge funds suffered in the last [...]
acting-man.com / Bill Bonner / March 14, 2014
The most telling stories are coming from the world economy, not its manipulated markets. The price of copper is collapsing. The Baltic Dry Index is dragging along the bottom. Seven years after the start of the debt crisis the global economy is still struggling.
goldcore.com / By Paula Flood / 6 January 2014
Gold rallied for its fifth day and last week showed its highest margin growth since October on signs of stronger demand from China. Gold ETF products have dropped to levels not seen since the 2008 financial crisis. With speculative hands exiting the market, [...]
roadtoroota.com / By Bix Weir / December 28, 2013
The European financial system is a mess. It has been a mess for a very, very long time but they’ve been able to put “Lipstick on the Pig” and delay the gory end. But cracks are forming all throughout the Euro zone as we approach [...]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / December 21, 2013
Where Did the Money Go?
In the one year period November 01 2012 – November 01 2013, the broad US money supply TMS-2 has grown by about $749.63 billion. That is quite a lot of money, but it is less than it ‘should be’. After all, [...]
testosteronepit.com / Wolf Richter / Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 2:50AM
When the not particularly colorful Jens Weidmann, President of the emasculated Bundesbank and member of the ECB’s Governing Council, speaks, central bankers and money printers worldwide stuff wax into their ears.
“Caution – the euro crisis is far from over.”
Yup, that’s what he [...]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 12 December 2013
New EU Bail-In Agreement Yesterday The EU agreed new rules yesterday for bank bailouts or “bail-ins.”
The new system will take effect from 2016 but emergency resolutions can be brought forward in the event of banks failing in the interim period. The “bail-in” will require that [...]
kingworldnews.com / December 7, 2013
By Michael Pento of Pento Portfolio Strategies
December 7 (King World News) – “This Is Going To Shock Investors Around The Globe”
The most important question for investors at this time is to determine how high interest rates will rise; if indeed the Fed’s artificial suppression of [...]
Gold in Euros, 5 Years – (Bloomberg)
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 4 December 2013
Era Of Bond Holder Bailouts Ending – That Of Depositor Bail-In Cometh (Part 1)
The era of bondholder bailouts is ending and that of depositor bail-in is coming.
The changing financial landscape post crisis poses challenges to [...]