schiffgold.com / BY SAMUEL BRYAN / MAY 25, 2016
Last week we reported that central banks were jettisoning US debt and buying gold.
Figures released by the IMF this week indicate central bank gold hoarding has not abated.
Russia and China both extended their prolonged buying spree in April. Russia added 16.2 tons to […]
kingworldnews.com / May 24, 2016
Top Advisor to the largest sovereign wealth funds and institutions in the world, Michael Belkin, warns central banks are lighting a rocket under the gold price.
Michael Belkin: “The GDX has doubled (+104%) since its January 19th low. Gold, silver and gold/silver mining stocks have commenced a new long-term […]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / May 23, 2016
Buy gold as it is an “extremely low-risk asset” is the advice of Professor Kenneth Rogoff to emerging market, creditor nation central banks including the People’s Bank of China (PBOC).
Rogoff believes that there is a good case to be made that emerging market central […]
goldswitzerland.com / By Egon von Greyerz / May 16th, 2016
Charles Ponzi must be turning in his grave! His pyramid scheme in 1920 guaranteed returns of 50% in 50 days and 100% in 100 days. And initial investors clearly achieved these returns but most of them were too greedy to cash in. His total […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / May 18, 2016
In a “Trading Floor” interview, Saxo Bank CIO and chief economist Steen Jakobsen, discusses the role of central banks in the global economy with Saxo Bank’s Michael McKenna.
“Central banks can do nothing,” says Jakobsen.
He calls the current central bank low to negative […]
srsroccoreport.com / May 20, 2016
This gold chart should have Central Banks extremely worried. Why? Because the change in physical gold and Central Bank demand since the first crash of the U.S. and global markets in 2008 is literally off the charts.
I advise precious metals investors not to focus on the short-term gold price […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 05/19/2016 22:00
Love it or hate it, cash is playing an increasingly less important role in society.
In some ways this is great news for consumers. The rise of mobile and electronic payments means faster, convenient, and more efficient purchases in most instances. New technologies are being […]
dollarvigilante.com / JEFF BERWICK / MAY 20, 2016
One of the inspirations for our name, The Dollar Vigilante, was what used to be called the Bond Vigilantes.
Last seen in full force in the inflationary early 1980s, bond vigilantes were anti-establishment figures who were said to have rebelled. They had decided to keep […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / by Jeffrey P. Snider • May 19, 2016
In yet another anecdote that proves the global recovery can only be political, acting Brazilian President Michel Temer appointed Ilan Goldfajn to be the next central bank head for that nation. Goldfajn is about as orthodox as they come: trained at MIT (saltwater, as if […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 05/19/2016 09:18
Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley asked an interesting question: “If monetary policy seems to have lost its magic touch, what can central banks do?”
In a speech summarized on the Riksbank website, Skingsley had some interesting things to say about the efficacy of NIRP, central banks playing […]
goldmoney.com / BY ALASDAIR MACLEOD / MAY 19, 2016
World-wide, markets are horribly distorted, which spells danger not only to investors, but to businesses and their employees as well, because it is impossible to allocate capital efficiently in this financial environment.
With markets everywhere disrupted by interventions from central banks, governments, and their […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / By Matthew Lynn at MarketWatch / May 18, 2016
LONDON (MarketWatch) — Central banks have slashed interest rates to nothing. They have printed money on a vast scale. Where that has not quite worked, and if we are being honest that is most places, they now have a new tool. Negative interest rates. […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / By Patrick Gillespie at CNN / May 18, 2016
Central banks are dumping America’s debt at a record pace.
China, Russia and Brazil sold off U.S. Treasury bonds as they tried to soften the blow of the global economic slowdown. They each sold off at least $1 billion in U.S. Treasury bonds in […]
schiffgold.com / BY SAMUEL BRYAN / MAY 18, 2016
Continuing a trend that started last year, central banks around the world aredumping US debt at a record pace.
Central banks sold off a net $17 billion in US Treasury bonds in March. Sales set a record in January, hitting $57 billion. China, Russia, and Brazil […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / May 16, 2016
Under a freedom of information request, the Treasury department disclosed Saudi Arabia’s treasury holdings as $116.8 billion.
Last month, Saudi Arabia threatened to dump $750 billion in treasury holdings if Congress passed a bill allowing US citizens to file 911 claims against the Saudis.
Clearly the […]
news.goldseek.com / By Keith Weiner / 16 May 2016
The price of gold moved down about sixteen bucks, while that of silver dropped about three dimes. In other words, the dollar gained 0.3 milligrams of gold and 0.04 grams of silver.
We continue to read stories of the “loss of confidence in central banks.” […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 05/16/2016 11:15
The self-described “magic people” who “give to the markets” are facing a mutiny this morning as Raghuram Rajan, the head of the Indian central bank, admits central banks and governments of rich countries are running out of ammunition for stimulating their economies… but they can never […]
mauldineconomics.com / JOHN MAULDIN / MAY 11, 2016
Do you feel as if you’re the rope in a tug of war? That’s the closest analogy I can come up with to describe what’s going on inside my own head – and in the world. And at the last few conferences where I’ve spoken, talking with […]
goldswitzerland.com / by Edward Maas / May 11th, 2016
“If the central bankers get what they want, the global bond market will blow up”
Lars Schall interviewed Peter Boockvar. Peter is one of those rare and informed people in the investment space who really understands the history and role of Central Banks in general, the […]
goldstockbull.com / Jason Hamlin / May 9th, 2016
Paul Mylchreest believes that the death of the paper gold market may be near and that a run on Western gold vault’s is imminent. The following comments are from a recent presentation by Mr. Mylchreest and I thought they were important enough to reprint here.
alt-market.com / Brandon Smith / Wednesday, 11 May 2016 03:33
A very common phrase used over the past couple years by the International Monetary Fundâ€™s Christine Lagarde as well as other globalist mouthpieces is the â€œglobal reset.â€ Very rarely do these elites ever actually mention any details as to what this â€œresetâ€ means. But […]
kingworldnews.com / May 07, 2016
Today former U.S. Treasury Secretary, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, told King World News that corrupt central banks now support global fraud and massive financial manipulation.
Dr. Paul Craig Roberts: “The same factors that produced that 2008 crisis are still there. So the question is: When does it (the financial crisis) […]