stawealth.com / Luke Patterson / Friday, 19 September 2014
So what’s the problem?
Bond investing for many has never been more difficult, but not for the reason many think.
Central bankers around the globe began aggressive campaigns of monetary interventions following the financial crisis in 2008. These unprecedented measures to stabilize capital markets and induce [...]
sovereignman.com / Simon Blackon / September 5, 2014
September 5, 2014 Santiago, Chile
Say hello to the next financial crisis, brought to you courtesy of the dumbest new bill of the week: H.R. 5148: Access to Affordable Mortgages Act.
Ordinarily whenever an individual wants to borrow money for a [...]
washingtonsblog.com / August 21, 2014
The Causes of the 2008 Crisis Have Never Been Addressed
We’ve noted for years that Washington never reined in the risky derivatives which helped cause the 2008 crash … and so the big banks hold more derivatives than ever.
We’ve also noted that the financial services industry has bought and [...]
arabianmoney.net / 06 August 2014
What if the crisis in Ukraine becomes a ‘humanitarian rescue’ by the Russian military and energy prices hit the roof?
Oil above $150-a-barrel would crash the teetering Chinese real estate bubble as it did in July 2008 for US subprime loans, and bring Wall [...]
silver-coin-investor.com / Dr. Jeffrey Lewis / Aug 03, 2014
If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by [...]
mauldineconomics.com / JOHN MAULDIN / JULY 30, 2014
For today’s Outside the Box, good friend Gary Shilling has sent along a very interesting analysis of the big banks. Gary knows a lot about what went down with the big banks during and after the Great Recession, and he tells the story well.
gold-eagle.com / Jim Willie / July 26, 2014
The topic of financial derivatives is a huge can of worms. The subject has arisen in the financial press much more in the last few years since the global financial crisis turned critical and became a clear case of grand struggle to prevent a veritable [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 07/23/2014 17:18
Earlier today, Caterpillar reported its monthly global OEM retail sales.
It didn’t got any press coverage for one simple reason: the bellwether industrial company which has managed to repurchase it way to all time highs in recent months hardly wants the investing public [...]
jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / July 22, 2014
“It had all worked out beautifully, according to the schedule. The stock market was falling to pieces—some of the leading stocks were falling several points between transactions, and Wyman and Hegan and the Oil and Steel people were hammering the market and getting ready for the killing. And at the [...]
gata.org / By Harriet Dennys via The Telegraph, London / July 20, 2014
The Serious Fraud Office is poised to launch the first criminal investigation into alleged rigging of the L3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange markets at leading City banks.
The financial watchdog is expected to announce the move [...]
investmentwatchblog.com / July 19th, 2014
DebtLaws/bailoutsMainstream mediaCountries hide their true debt off their balance sheet.Deficits are increasing every year putting further strain on the taxpayer.Trillions of dollars have been added to the debt of the U.S. in the last ten years under Bush and Obama.The amount of money in circulation has gone beyond exponential [...]
kingworldnews.com / July 16, 2014
Today one of the wealthiest people in the financial world warned King World News that a full-blown crisis is coming and there will be hell to pay. Rick Rule, who is business partners with Eric Sprott, also discussed the trouble in the banking system in Europe and the German [...]
theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder / July 13th, 2014
Most people have never heard of Jaime Caruana even though he is the head of an immensely powerful organization. He has been serving as the General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements since 2009, and he will continue in that role until 2017. The [...]
charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014
Some basic suggestions for those who are seeking shelter from the coming storms of global financial crisis and recession. Reader Andy recently wrote: “I look forward to your blog each day but am still waiting for your ideas for surviving the coming crisis.” Andy [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 07/10/2014 18:13
Today, Obama did more of what he has been born to do: preach from a teleprompter, this time at theParamount Theater in Austin. Here are the choice excerpts from the speech transcript. They hardly need commentary:
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Sometimes people [...]
streettalklive.com / Lance Roberts / 03 July 2014
Alas, all good things must come to an end. As the kids summer vacation trip comes sadly to an end, it is only fitting that the final edition of “Thoughts From The Beach (TFTB)” would be this weekend’s “5 Things To Ponder.”
This week was very [...]
mises.org / by Robert Blumen / July 04, 2014
Robert Blumen, a software engineer with a background in financial applications, recently spoke with the Mises Institute about the Austrian School’s growing influence among investors.
Mises Institute: In recent years, we’ve seen more and more Austrian-tinged economic analysis coming from investors like [...]
alt-market.com / By Brandon Smith / 03 July 2014 05:09
In the mid-sixties at the height of the “social revolution” the line between democratic benevolence and outright communism became rather blurry. The Democratic Party, which controlled the presidency and both houses of Congress, was used as the springboard by social engineers to introduce a [...]
arabianmoney.net / 02 July 2014
With global stock markets marking fresh all-time highs yesterday it might be considered churlish to consider what will happen when they turn down. However, if past business cycles are any guide to reality this cannot be far off.
Indeed, some might argue that the recent [...]
testosteronepit.com / Wolf Richter / JUNE 27, 2014 AT 1:25AM
During the first quarter, 3.7 million credit cards were issued to subprime borrowers, up a head-scratching 39% from a year earlier, and the most since 2008. A third of all cards issued were subprime, also the most since 2008, according to Equifax. [...]