wolfstreet.com / by Don Quijones / March 1, 2015
As Sir Winston Churchill is alleged to have said, democracy is the worst form of government, except all the others that have been tried. However, in this age of increasingly globalized governance the future of democracy is very much in question.
Already many key economic […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/26/2015 15:54
Despite some compression today in anticipation of ECB QE (as if that was not anticipated enough in the idioctically marginal yields across European peripheral bonds), it appears Europe is ‘not’ fixed. With Brexit odds around 1 in 6 and Podemos’ lead in Spain extending, it appears redenomination […]
news.goldseek.com / By Graham Summers / 26 February 2015
The global economy is literally imploding.
Investors believe that China’s economy is chugging along, but the non-fraudulent data says otherwise.
China’s GDP numbers are a total fiction. And Chinese Government officials even ADMIT it! Back in 2007, no less than current First Vice Premiere of […]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / February 26, 2015
Most likely undiscussed in the EU report is the role it has played in Ireland’s long, drawn-out recession. High taxes in Ireland are stifling economic activity and the ability of households to pay their debts.
These high taxes are a direct result of EU institutions bullying […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / February 26, 2015
This Great Graphic comes from Eurostat. It shows the minimum wage as of the start of the year for the 28 members of the EU. It ranges from 184 euros a month in Bulgaria to 1923 euros in Luxembourg. This overstate the real gap. When adjusted […]
zerohedge.com / by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog / 02/25/2015 09:42
Riddle me this, Batman. I don’t think I get it, and I definitely don’t get why nobody is asking any questions. The IMF and EU make a lot of noise – through the Eurogroup – about all the conditions Greece […]
zerohedge.com / by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute For Peace & Prosperity on 02/23/2015 20:1
It was one year ago last weekend that a violent coup overthrew the legally elected government of Ukraine. That coup was not only supported by US and EU governments — much of it was actually planned by them. […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/23/2015 12:50
Well that didn’t take long…
*GREECE TO SUBMIT LIST OF REFORM COMMITMENTS TO EU TOMORROW: OFFICIAL
So we are less than 3 days into the ‘new deal’ and Greece has missed its first deadline. We can’t help but wonder if the initial draft, just as we warned, […]
zerohedge.com / by James H Kunstler via Kunstler.com / 02/23/2015 12:09
Oh, you didn’t notice that World War Three is underway, actually has been for more than year?Well, that’s because most of it has been taking place in the banking sector, which for most people is just an alternative universe of math. The catch, which […]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / February 23, 2015
Greek Government Seemingly Blinks
Alexis Tsipras has tried his best to sell the outcome of Greece’s negotiations with the EU to his voters over the weekend. As far as we can tell, the Greek government hasn’t achieved even a single one of its aims so far. The […]
jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / 20 FEBRUARY 2015
The big news this afternoon was that the EU has reached a tentative debt settlement with Greece. And stocks took off, and gold and silver were smacked down.
As the news continued to come out, it appears that the Eurozone and Greece have agreed to a four month extension […]
kingworldnews.com / February 20, 2015
In the wake of the mainstream media desperately trying to sell the public that a deal has been reached between the EU and Greece, today one of the top economists in the world told King World News that there is no deal and we may see riots and chaos […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/20/2015 17:47
Having, as we previously explained, been given ‘just enough rope’ by the Germans, we thought it worth looking at just what Greece capitulated on (or perhaps a shorter version – what they did not capitulate on) and how Tsipras and Varoufakis will sell this to their […]
kingworldnews.com / February 20, 2015
On the heels of the news out of Europe that the EU and Greece had reached a deal, today a legend in the business warned King World News that the so-called Greek deal has absolutely no substance to it and the crisis could turn into a catastrophic “financial Ebola.”
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/19/2015 16:44
In its role as global hall monitor, Washington appears to have jabbed its nose into the Greece-EU talks:
*LEW SPOKE WITH SAPIN, DIJSSELBLOEM, VAROUFAKIS TODAY: OFFICIAL *U.S. URGES SIDES IN GREEK TALKS TO TONE DOWN RHETORIC: OFFICIAL
Treasury Secretary Lew “urges compromise” and explains he is in […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / February 18, 2015
Another DOA Greek Proposal Discussed Thursday
It’s likely make-or-break for Greece in the next two days.
Tomorrow the Eurozone to Weigh Greek Bailout Proposal, but it already that appears it’s no different from previous proposals.
There will be no meeting on Friday if Germany rejects […]
wolfstreet.com / by Don Quijones / February 18, 2015
TTIP, a Big Business enhancement and protection act.
As political branding exercises go, the marketing of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) has been a disaster from day one, particularly in Europe. In the space of less than two years, the negotiators of the trade […]
kingworldnews.com / February 17, 2015
With the world focused on news out of Greece and Ukraine, today one of the greats in the business told King World News that the West’s great charade is coming to an end. The 50-year veteran also addressed the strange timing of the raid in the gold and silver […]
kingworldnews.com / February 16, 2015
With the eyes of the world focused on the war in Ukraine and the stalemate in the talks between the Greeks and the EU, today former U.S. Treasury official, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, explained to King World News why Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has just warned the West that […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / by David Stockman • February 16, 2015
At the moment, Europe is struggling to pass an inflamed financial gallstone. The sooner that Greece is permitted to escape the debt clogged financial ducts fashioned by its Brussels paymasters, the sooner the entirety of Europe can begin the cure of debt liquidation and return […]