theautomaticearth.com / by Raúl Ilargi Meijer / September 22, 2014
Emerging markets are about to get hit by a whopper of a double whammy. And if I were you, I wouldn’t be too surprised if it takes on epic proportions.
The exposure that emerging markets, countries in the less wealthy parts [...]
theburningplatform.com / by Kevin at Eco Explained / 22nd September 2014
Letter from the women of Cologne, Germany addressed to the ‘Women of the British Empire’ November 12, 1914 “During the times of passive resistance we existed, not by industry, but through the paper money doles sent from unoccupied country. Now these have ceased and [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 09/22/2014 08:25 -0400
We, like Bloomberg’s Richard Breslow, were bemused this weekend by the communiques from the wisest men in the room at the G-20 meeting. On one side of their mouths they warned of “excessive risk-taking,” in markets noting that there were “mounting economic risks” also. [...]
zerohedge.com / Tyler Durden / 09/21/2014 10:32 -0400
Submitted by Erico Tavares of Linares & Co.
The Fed Then and Now – Remembering William McChesney Martin, Jr.
These days, central banks have become so intertwined with the economy and capital markets that every word uttered by just about any [...]
goldbroker.com / Léonard Sartoni / September 20, 2014
As expected, immediately following its Wednesday speech, the Fed went on with its market regulating policy in order to send positive signals to the markets and to maintain the trust of investors.
Thus paper gold was sold without end, combined with the now traditional suspicious moves occurring [...]
lewrockwell.com / Jack Perry / September 20, 2014
Well, the U.S. federal government has always portrayed itself as this “Great Father” to us all, as if we’re just his naïve children in dire need of education about how the world really works. We never bought into this crap, but played along with it [...]
kingworldnews.com / September 19, 2014
Today Bill Fleckenstein responded to this week’s outrageous CNBC interview where he was incessantly grilled by CNBC anchor Jackie DeAngelis for not being long the stock market. Below Bill Fleckenstein, who is President of Fleckenstein Capital, sets the record straight regarding the shocking CNBC interview and the stock market.
news.goldseek.com / By Jim Willie CB, GoldenJackass.com /19 September 2014
The byline should read MONEY VELOCITY HITS RECORD LOW, WHILE MONEY SUPPLY CONTINUES TO GO INTO ORBIT… SYSTEMIC FAILURE IS EVIDENT AS POLICY IS NOT STIMULUS AT ALL… THE PRINCIPAL CAUSE FOR THE BREAKDOWN IS MONETARY POLICY, WHICH IS STUCK IN PLACE.
The USFed monetary [...]
goldsilverworlds.com / By Matthew Weller / September 19, 2014
The Fed decided to keep the “considerable time” pledge until the first rate hike in its statement on Wednesday. This boosted stocks, sending the Dow and S&P to fresh record highs. The dollar bulls were also satisfied with the so-called “dot plot” of Fed members’ [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/19/2014 16:04
What a difference two days make. After the exuberance of The Fed-day’s “dovishness” which was “hawkishness”, Small Cap stocks and Transports have given back all their FOMC gains and Treasuries have regained all their losses. Russell 2000 closes near 6-week lows, down 1.0% year-to-date (as Trannies [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/19/2014 14:38
While we have already noted the backlash against hedge funds as a result of their chronic underperformance of the market over the past 5 years, resulting in first Calpers and now Texas Pensions to pull money out of the asset class, the reality is that [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / September 19, 2014
A Fiscal Times, Yahoo Finance article by by John Grgurich claims that Instead of QE, Fed Could Have Given $56,000 to Every Household in America .
Grgurich formulated his article after reading “an intriguing piece just published in Foreign Affairs, Brown University political [...]
dailyresourcehunter.com / by Richard Duncan / Sep 19th, 2014
In November 2002, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke introduced the concept of quantitative easing to the world.
In a speech entitled Deflation: Making Sure It Doesn’t Happen Here, he explained that the Fed could prevent deflation from taking hold in the United States by creating money and [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/19/2014 10:24
FOMC voting-member Richard Fisher is among the sanest voices in the Eccles Building asylum and he is once again sounding alarms that all is not well in US financial markets:
*FISHER SAYS FED HAS ‘LEVITATED’ MARKETS *FISHER SAYS HE SEES SIGNS OF EXCESS IN [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/19/2014 10:27
Moments ago, the NYSE revealed that the latest indication for the Alibaba open, due sometime in the next hour, is in the $82-$85/share range.
So assuming a mid-range price (which will surely be overtaken now that the market is in full on dot com bubble euphoria [...]
srsroccoreport.com / SRSrocco / September 18, 2014
There is a chart that every silver investor needs to see. Especially now, as the Fed and Central Banks continue to manipulate the precious metals lower while propping up the broader stock and bond markets. Even though precious metals sentiment is at record lows, this [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/18/2014 15:56
Infamous short-seller Bill Fleckenstein left a CNBC anchor questioning her faith in the status quo in this brief interview. As she pestered him with questions about ‘missing out on the rally’, Fleckenstein snapped back “so what? I don’t care, it doesn’t matter” …
marctomarket.com / Marc Chandler / Sept 17, 2014
The launch of the new 4-year lending facility by the European Central Bank was disappointing. Participation was light. Some 255 banks (of 382 eligible institutions, which represent more than 1300 entities) borrowed a total of 82.6 bln euros. The consensus was for 150 bln euros, and [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/18/2014 13:46
When earlier today, the Fed released its latest Z.1 (Flow of Funds report) for the second quarter, there were no surprises: thanks to the relentless liquidity injections by global central banks (charted here) resulting in record stock market levels, total household net worth rose once more, [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/18/2014 12:21
With the Fed unleashing its bubble-watchers last week, on the heels of warnings from the Central Bankers’ Central Bank (BIS), The IMF has decided it is time to chirp in. As Mises’ David Howden notes, after promoting QE for years (see here and here), [...]