thedailybell.com / By Staff News & Analysis / October 01, 2014
Mass default looms as world sinks beneath a sea of debt … As if the fast degenerating geo-political situation isn’t bad enough, here’s another lorry load of concerns to add to the pile. The UK and US economies may be on the mend [...]
thedailybell.com / By Staff News & Analysis / September 30, 2014
How Eric Holder Failed the Economy … Attorney General Eric Holder, who plans to step down after more than five years in office, has efforts and achievements to be proud of, no doubt, but will probably be remembered above all for something he [...]
gold-eagle.com / Ronan Manly / September 29, 2014
During the financial crisis in September 2008, the gold price rose $50 in one day, September 18, as investors sought refuge in the one asset that they perceived to be a safe-haven of high liquidity and high credit quality. This one day move in September 2008 was [...]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / September 29, 2014
Greek Government Worried About Its Survival
Antonis Samaras has a problem: just as the relatively tough austerity medicine Greece was forced to take seems to be beginning to bear some fruit (Greece is the one euro area country where nominal government spending has indeed declined significantly), his [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Steen Jakobsen / Sunday, September 28, 2014 8:02 PM
The “elephant in the room” is debt. Try as they might, central bankers have not been able to spur credit, hiring, or much business expansion because of the elephant. Things are even worse in Europe.
Via email, this is a guest [...]
zerohedge.com / by Steen Jakobsen / 09/27/2014 20:03 -0400
Surely not this old chestnut – again?
‘Interest on debt grows without rain’ – Yiddish proverb
This proverb explains most of what goes on in policy circles these days. We are now watching Extend-and-Pretend, Episode VI: Promises for improvement amid [...]
mises.org / by David Howden / Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection six years ago this month. The event has become famous as the spark that ignited the global financial crisis. Since that date, millions have lost their jobs and livelihoods, and countless others have seen [...]
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 [...]