bullionstar.com / by Ronan Manly / 9 Jan 2017
It’s a common misconception that the world’s major central banks and monetary authorities own large quantities of gold bars. Most of them do not. Instead, this gold is owned by the sovereign states that have entrusted it to the respective nation’s central bank, and the central […]
milesfranklin.com / by Andrew Hoffman / Jan 3, 2017
Before the U.S. has even opened for 2017 business, global markets have taken a dramatic step towards implosion – as the “year of monetary revolution” commences. Yes, the gold Cartel started the year as they start nearly every day; i.e., with a “Sunday Night Sentiment” […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jan 2, 2017 7:30 PM
As part of his just released 2017 outlook, JPM’s Michael Cembalest, chairman of markets and investment strategy, notes that while “political upheavals and unorthodox central bank actions persist” he prdictes “more of the same in 2017: single digit returns on diversified investment portfolios […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 29, 2016
It is oddly appropriate that in a year everyone finally admitted markets are manipulated by central banks and broken by HFT algos, that on the last trading day of 2016, the dollar flash crashed with for no reason whatsoever.
Shortly after 6:30pm Eastern, the dollar […]
jsmineset.com / by Bill Holter / December 28th, 2016
The end of one year and the beginning of another is always the time to reflect and look forward. 2016 was a tale of two separate years. The first half (which followed the Fed’s rate hike) saw unsettled markets. Equities around the world looked like […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 21, 2016
While being capable of imagining a ‘black swan’ event implies its non-existence; given the level of groupthink consensus agreement that the bond bull is dead, inflation is back, central banks are maxed out, and global fiscal stimulus will save the world, we thought a […]
srsroccoreport.com / December 19, 2016
The world doesn’t realize it yet, but the implosion of the global markets has started and can’t be stopped. While the financial networks continue to focus on the rising U.S. stock market and Dollar, this represents a mindset that has totally gone insane.
Why? Because the rapidly increasing Dollar and […]
news.goldseek.com / By Gary Savage / 19 December 2016
There really is no free lunch in this world although central banks seem bound and determined to prove there is.
wolfstreet.com / by Don Quijones / Dec 18, 2016
Toxic loans as a result of corruption, political kickbacks, fraud, and abuse.
The Bank of Italy’s Target 2 liabilities towards other Eurozone central banks — one of the most important indicators of banking stress — has risen by €129 billion in the last 12 months through […]
investmentwatchblog.com / by Daniel Carter / DECEMBER 16, 2016
Investing is often a game of timing, and right now seems like a terrible time to buy stocks. The world is undergoing major shifts that will potentially wipeout large percentages of stock valuations. This article will look at 5 reasons why it is one of the […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / Dec 15, 2016
Bloodletting in one of the most conservative investments.
All kinds of things are now happening in the world of bonds that haven’t happened before. For example, authorities in China today halted trading for the first time ever in futures contracts of government bonds, after […]
kingworldnews.com / December 15, 2016
On the heels of another brutal takedown in the gold and silver markets that is thinning out the last of the remaining gold bulls, here is all you need to keep in mind for today:
“My suspicion is the nation is still in a recession and the big money is […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 15, 2016 4:58 PM
One month ago, when we last looked at the Fed’s update of Treasuries held in custody, we noted something troubling: the number had continued to drop sharply, declining by another $14 billion in one week, and pushing the total amount of custodial paper […]
gata.org / CHRIS POWELL / December 12, 2016
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
Bloomberg News today excerpts some of the most incriminating electronic exchanges between bullion bank traders colluding to manipulate the silver market, exchanges documented by Deutsche Bank as part of its settlement of the class-action lawsuit brought against it in federal court […]
kingworldnews.com / December 12, 2016
As we kick off the third week of trading in December, today James Turk told King World News that central banks are finally losing control of global markets.
Central Banks Are Losing Control James Turk: “Everybody needs to be focusing on what is happening with interest rates, Eric. The yield […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B. Sanders via Confounded Interest / December 12, 2016
The Fed’s anticipated rate hike at the next FOMC meeting is causing a stir in money markets and Treasury auctions.
Monday’s $24 billion three-year U.S. note sale drew the weakest demand for the maturity since 2009, even as it yielded 1.452 percent, […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / Dec 11, 2016
No one escapes, not even the Japanese suffering from “deflation.”
This is a principle every consumer has experienced: Official inflation is low, and there is scaremongering by central banks and the media about deflation even. But in reality, when it comes time to buy big-ticket items, […]
investmentwatchblog.com / DECEMBER 1, 2016
Thirty-five years ago the US was experiencing some of the worst inflation the country had ever seen. It was a shock to the economists at that time when an oil embargo on exports to the US caused oil prices to skyrocket. Inflation soared while the unemployment rate went up as […]
schiffgold.com / BY SCHIFFGOLD / NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Peter Schiff recently appeared on CNBC’s “Future’s Now” program to discuss what the Federal Reserve will likely do during a Donald Trump presidency. Peter said he sees a rate hike in December as too little too late given the ineffectual level of interest the economy has […]
gata.org / CHRIS POWELL / November 25, 2016
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
The Money Insights internet site has published a summary of the organization of the central bank gold price suppression scheme, showing how it is part of a much broader system of the rigging of the international currency markets whose mechanisms are […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 24, 2016 9:43 PM
Last week we posted the report by ADM ISI’s Paul Mylchreest “Dollar Liquidity Threat is Getting Critical and the Fed is M.I.A”which summarized some of the key points in the ongoing, second phase of global dollar shortage, profiled here first in the start […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Brian Maher via The Daily Reckoning / November 23, 2016
Yesterday, we reckoned about the return of the “money multiplier” to the economic stage.
Today, we announce the pending return of another creature of finance, dormant for decades… dead, but not buried. The latest rumors place the beast in the vicinity of […]