News September, 2016

there's no recovery for central bankers to create August 25, 2016 - 15:41:42 PDT

There's No Recovery for Central Bankers to Create

It is sort of ironic that the last real vestiges of hard money in the United States were silver certificates. Read More »

gold and dollars both have a future — but gold’s future is brighter August 25, 2016 - 15:25:36 PDT

Gold and Dollars Both Have a Future — But Gold’s Future is Brighter

Some paper currencies are destroyed almost absentmindedly. Others are ruined intentionally. By contrast, every Gold & Silver coin that was ever struck is still valuable today Read More »

3 things: $4 trillion qe, vix update, wage warning - lance roberts August 25, 2016 - 15:19:44 PDT

3 Things: $4 Trillion QE, VIX Update, Wage Warning - Lance Roberts

This declining growth trend has been compensated for by soaring levels of debt to sustain the current standard of living. Read More »

the lowest vol in a lifetime August 25, 2016 - 15:17:35 PDT

The lowest vol in a lifetime

...while influencing certain actors to engage in irrationally stupid behaviors may yet condemn many in the modern central banking community to a new level of the Inferno. Read More »

axel merk on fed policy and what to expect form jackson hole tomorrow August 25, 2016 - 15:03:52 PDT

Axel Merk on Fed policy and what to expect form Jackson Hole tomorrow

Merk Investments President and CEO Axel Merk discusses fed policy. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg) Read More »

the disgusting silence fueling crony capitalism August 25, 2016 - 14:49:10 PDT

The Disgusting Silence Fueling Crony Capitalism

The only thing that makes me feel that maybe, just maybe, there’s hope for free enterprise, and free market capitalism going forward is from the reaction of those in that hall once we conclude. Read More »

how central banks are bleeding the middle class dry - mises August 25, 2016 - 14:45:34 PDT

How Central Banks Are Bleeding the Middle Class Dry - Mises

The Western welfare states know many ways to get rid of their enormous sovereign debt — at great cost of their citizens. Once the debt burden becomes unbearable, the government simply reforms the currency. Read More »

do central banks suffer from “infusion confusion”? August 25, 2016 - 13:28:23 PDT

Do Central Banks suffer from “Infusion Confusion”?

When it comes to currencies and inflation, my go to guru is Everbank's Chuck Butler. Chuck writes the Daily Pfennig which is a must read. He keeps us up to date on the currency markets and his predictions are almost always spot on – generally well ah... Read More »

real world shows economics has a deflation problem August 25, 2016 - 13:09:21 PDT

Real World Shows Economics Has a Deflation Problem

you wonder whether concern about deflation -- and the unprecedented global scramble to avoid that price phenomenon Read More »

covered bond alert! liquidity losses disrupt $450 billion mortgage market in denmark August 25, 2016 - 12:54:05 PDT

Covered Bond Alert! Liquidity Losses Disrupt $450 Billion Mortgage Market in Denmark

With negative rates across the board, is it any wonder that liquidity is drying up? Read More »

why portugal could be europe’s next economic disaster August 25, 2016 - 12:53:36 PDT

Why Portugal could be Europe’s next economic disaster

First it was Brexit, then it was the Italian banking sector and now it’s Portugal’s surprisingly slow growth that’s threatening the stability of Europe’s financial system this summer. Read More »

fed will abandon pretense of growing economy after election August 25, 2016 - 12:47:21 PDT

Fed Will Abandon Pretense of Growing Economy After Election

Peter Schiff's insight on the Fed's next move Read More »

mylan ceo: "the us healthcare system bubble is going to burst; this is no different than the subprime crisis" August 25, 2016 - 12:36:02 PDT

Mylan CEO: "The US Healthcare System Bubble Is Going To Burst; This Is No Different Than The Subprime Crisis"

sooner or later the bubble will burst, but until then it will be covered by the only way the US government knows: with even more debt. Read More »

harpoon! fhfa announces new streamlined refinance offering for high ltv borrowers: harp extended through september 2017 August 25, 2016 - 12:30:24 PDT

Harpoon! FHFA Announces New Streamlined Refinance Offering for High LTV Borrowers: HARP Extended through September 2017

Today, the regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, FHFA, announced yet another mortgage refinancing "offering" aimed at borrowers with high loan-to-value (LTV) ratios. Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced tha... Read More »

jackalope janet: bond traders sick with fedspeak (as commercial & industrial loan delinquencies increase) August 25, 2016 - 12:26:49 PDT

Jackalope Janet: Bond Traders Sick With Fedspeak (As Commercial & Industrial Loan Delinquencies Increase)

I think most of us are sick of Fedspeak, hoping it will be more Jackson Hole than a Black Hole. Read More »





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