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 [...]
testosteronepit.com / By Wolf Richter / NOVEMBER 13, 2013 AT 6:06PM
The huddled masses yearning to breathe free in the European Union drown by the boatload in the Mediterranean. They languish behind bars in detention centers in Greece and elsewhere. They’re maligned, hounded, deported if possible, and sometimes killed. But it’s getting cheaper and easier [...]