schiffgold.com / BY MIKE FINGER / JANUARY 30, 2015
German Central Bank Continues Gold Repatriation Bundesbank – Germany’s central bank, the Bundesbank, increased its transfer of foreign gold reserves back into Germany in 2014, bringing 120 metric tons to Frankfurt. 85 of those tons came from the New York Federal Reserve. This repatriation process […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B. Sanders, Courtesy of Confounded Interest • January 30, 2015
When The Federal Reserve and other central banks decided to engage in asset purchases to drive down interest rates to encourage investment and GDP growth, they got more than thye bargained for … as in ultra interest rates.
Germany now has […]
news.goldseek.com / By Chintan Karnani, Insignia Consultants / 30 January 2015
Even if gold closes over $1230 today, I will consider it a positive sign. However for a big bull run gold needs a daily close over $1263 today as well as next Friday. Gold and silver demand could be postponed if they fall today […]
financialsense.com / by GLOBAL RISK INSIGHTS / 01/30/2015
Debts issued in foreign currencies, some of which are not counted in official statistics, are a rising risk to developing economies as the U.K. and U.S. get closer to raising rates.
With the Swiss National Bank abandoning the Swiss franc’s peg to the Euro earlier in […]
streettalklive.com / Lance Roberts / 29 January 2015
The Fed May Be Making A Mistake
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve made their latest monetary policy announcement. Janet Yellen, the current Chairwoman, made several statements that led the markets to believe that they remain on course for increasing the overnight lending rate this year.
*FED SAYS […]
gata.org / CHRIS POWELL / 2015-01-28 21:37
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
In the second installment of his series about the gold vaults of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, GATA consultant Ronan Manly compiles documentation indicating that the bank’s auxiliary vault is operated jointly with JPMorganChase, whose own gold-vaulting facilities, regulated by […]
charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2015
That Grand Narratives based on short-term trends are often wrong should not surprise us.
Two of the most durable and least-questioned narratives of the past 15 years are: 1. The world is becoming multipolar, meaning that rising power centers such as the BRIC nations […]
johngaltfla.com / by John Galt / January 28, 2015
Buried deep within the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement today was this gem which I feel has been misinterpreted by the financial blogosphere and especially or deliberately, the financial press. What is this gem and what do I feel it really means? Re-read […]
kingworldnews.com / January 28, 2015
With everyone focused on the noise from the Fed, today King World News thought it was a good idea to take a step back and look at the big picture of the war between gold and the Federal Reserve. This led to a remarkable question: Is the price of […]
wallstreetonparade.com / By Pam Martens: January 28, 2015
Jeffrey Gundlach, DoubleLine CEO, Tells CNBC’s Bob Pisani What He Thinks the Fed Is Really Up To With Its Interest Rate Talk
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Federal Reserve will release its monetary policy statement at 2 p.m. today against a backdrop of […]
news.goldseek.com / By Ron Paul / 28 January 2015
Over the last 100 years the Fed has had many mandates and policy changes in its pursuit of becoming the chief central economic planner for the United States. Not only has it pursued this utopian dream of planning the US economy and financing every boondoggle conceivable […]
teapartyeconomist.com / by Gary North / January 28, 2015
The headline in the Financial Times blares this message: Strong dollar weighs on US results.
Keynesians love soft dollars. They love price inflation. They love a boom caused by central bank inflation.
The Federal Reserve stopped QE3 last year. It is no longer buying U.S. […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / January 28, 2015
On days that the Federal Reserve issues its statement that tends to be the main highlight of the trading session. However, with expectations running fairly low for a significant shift in the stance or forward guidance, developments elsewhere, especially Europe, are overshadowing it. While Asia […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/27/2015 18:55
Since the end of The Federal Reserve’s money-printing machinations (otherwise known as QE3), something odd has happened to global asset markets. US equity markets have suddenly stopped going up, bonds have soared, and physical demand for precious metals is bleeding back into the paper-pricing markets. Furthermore, […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / January 27, 2015
The Federal Reserve’s two-day meeting concludes Wednesday. To the extent the FOMC meeting is ever routine, this should be it. Its forward guidance evolved at the end of last year. The “considerable time” between the end of the asset purchase program, which it never called quantitative […]
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / January 26th, 2015
As it becomes increasingly clear that fewer and fewer hands control the wealth of the planet, the manipulation of the market seems obvious enough.
No doubt, technology is playing an important role, but few have any real idea about the extent to which the notion of […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/26/2015 19:16
With the US unemployment rate having become a irrelevant anachronism from a bygone era, indicative merely of the record millions of Americans – increasingly those in their prime working years – who drop out of the labor force every year rather than the slack, or lack thereof, […]
paulcraigroberts.org / Paul Craig Roberts / January 25, 2015
When the former Goldman Sachs executive who runs the European Central Bank (ECB) announced that he was going to print 720 billion euros annually with which to purchase bad debts from the politically connected big banks, the euro sank and the stock market and Swiss france […]
gata.org / CHRIS POWELL / 2015-01-26 05:22
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
In the first of a series of articles about the gold vaults of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, GATA consultant Ronan Manly reports that the bank’s documents indicate a huge decline over recent decades in the number of central banks […]
zerohedge.com / Via Hoisington Investment Management on 01/23/2015 20:20
“No stock-market crash announced bad times. The depression rather made its presence felt with the serial crashes of dozens of commodity markets. To the affected producers and consumers, the declines were immediate and newsworthy, but they failed to seize the national attention. Certainly, […]