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There are no guarantees when it comes to investing. But this one comes pretty darn close.Here’s a fun question to ponder: if you worked at the Federal Reserve with Janet Yellen, or at the central bank of your country, what would you do if everything you’d tried to stimulate your economy hadn’t worked?Yes, I know we’d do it a lot differently, starting with allowing the free market to work. But these Masters of the Universe (ha) see it as their job to intervenewhen the economy stumbles. So they’re gonna keep trying, especially when the next crisis hits.
“It’s going to be really bad for everybody except for the precious metals investor.” Mike reviews an alarming chart that shows the massive currency creation currently under way in Europe and Japan. It's astonishing how much currency is being printed today.
"Contagion risks are definitely rising," said Liao Qiang, Beijing-based senior director for financial institution ratings at S&P Global Ratings.
The Fed would already be faced with its worst nightmare, deflation in the United States, had the price of oil not risen above $50 a barrel following the US invasion of Iraq. Globalization is exerting tremendous downward pressure on the US cost structure that can only intensify in the years ahead as service sector jobs follow manufacturing jobs offshore.
The European Union must show that it benefits people's lives, ECB President Mario Draghi said, as the bloc remains in limbo following the U.K.'s Brexit vote.
Michael Stuebgen, a conservative member of the German parliament, was speaking with the head of a local savings bank recently about the European Central Bank's quantitative easing (QE) program.
It has already been an abysmal day for Germany's biggest lender: overnight Deutsche Bank plunged to fresh all time lows on speculation whether the German government would or wouldn't provide state aid to the bank (if needed), forcing the bank to state it does not need the funds at the same time as the government urged markets
we think the pricing function of interest rates as a mirror reflecting real economic and financial conditions will be increasingly lost."
The only other day in which the $USD rallied more was on the day of BREXIT, a black swan event that featured EXTREME currency volatility.
Van-Petersen, Saxo Capital , believes that we are in "a regime of US dollar weakness" & takes a deeper look at which currencies and commodities benefit from that environment.
Our liquidity-drunk “markets” remain over-priced due to the chronic intervention of the global central banking cartel, which has demonstrated over and over again that it won't tolerate even the slightest drop in asset prices.
Deutsche Bank’s annus horribilis is getting uglier.
The Federal Reserve will seek more capital from largest US banks and relieve smaller banks, Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said Monday.
Despite recent headlines, Wells Fargo is only the the fifth-worst bank in the United States, according to a new study.
Wall Street would have to come up with billions of dollars in additional capital in a proposed revamp of the Federal Reserve’s stress tests that would also scrap some parts of the annual exercise that lenders have criticized.
the issues surrounding Deutsche Bank and the European banking industry
its outperformance during the week suggests a shortage in physical and paper markets, which the bullion houses are reluctant to supply by the creation of yet more contracts.
This coming week could see one of the most anticipated financial events since central banks began their unprecedented policies of money expa...
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on data on new home sales in August.
Since 1999 year-end through 2015 home prices have risen 76% while household mean real income has grown less than 2%;
The Cass Corporation Freight Index - Shipments index slumped in August, to the lowest level for August since 2010. And it was even lower than August 2008 during The Great Recession. The index measures North American freight volumes. Of course, August 2009 was the lowest on record since 1999. It looks like truckers now have the opportunity…
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Do you know where most of the purchasing power in the United States comes from? In addition to reactionary economic policy that drives the printing of new dollars whenever the whim strikes, paper currency extends its reach through fractional reserve banking. In the past, currency had to be borrowed from those who were saving; now, it is stretched to the breaking point. Today, every bank loans out the maximum allowed. When you deposit $10 in a checking account, that bank can loan out all but ten percent. That $9 is passed back into the economy and deposited into another bank; 90 percent of that deposit can again be loaned. Ultimately, a $10 deposit in a checking account creates $100 in fractional currency. A single dollar, in the hands of a modern bank, can become ten or more with fractional reserve lending.
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