Economics

“The Banksters Did It”: The Central Banks Have Engineered This Financial Collapse

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

By James Corbett Global Research August 26, 2015 Good news, everybody! The markets are rebounding! Yes, we just a hit a minor bump in the road there, but don’t worry, everything is back to normal now. Let’s forget about the tail end of last week and this week’s Black Monday, shall we? Pay no... »

U.S. Prosecutors Investigating At Least 10 Banks For Gold And Silver Manipulation

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

Stephen Morris GovtSlaves.com Aug. 226, 2015 European Union antitrust regulators are investigating precious-metals trading following a U.S. probe that embroiled some of the world’s biggest banks. The European Commission disclosed the review after HSBC Holdings Plc said in a filing earlier this month that it had received a request for information from the EU... »

More Wild Trading In Global Markets But Here Are The Key Things To Watch For Today

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

KingWorldNews.com Aug. 26, 2015 On the heels of another down day in China’s stock market, the Dow and and the dollar are bucking the trend but Europe is sagging, today one of the greats in the business sent King World News a fantastic piece discussing the global chaos and what to look for today.... »

Bill Holter: LOOK OUT BELOW!!!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

SilverDoctors.com August 26, 2015 This is really scary folks… Submitted by Bill Holter, JSMineset: When planning to write this piece, the Dow was up 250 points or so with 45 minutes of trading left. The anticipated bounce (if China cut rates) arrived this morning with a 442 point upward thrust. This on a report... »

Central Banks Will Be Powerless to Stop the Crisis.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

By: Graham Summers GoldSeek.com Wednesday, 26 August 2015 The financial system is in uncharted waters… and it’s not clear that the Fed has a clue how to navigate them. A number of key data points suggest the US is entering another recession. These data points are: 1) The Empire Manufacturing Survey 2) Copper’s sharp... »

What If The “Crash” Is As Rigged As Everything Else?

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, ZeroHedge.com 08/26/2015 Take your pick–here’s three good reasons to engineer a “crash” that benefits the few at the expense of the many. There is an almost touching faith that markets are rigged when they loft higher, but unrigged when they crash. Who’s to say this crash isn’t rigged?... »

“Central Bankers Look Naked… & Investors Have Nothing Else To Believe In”

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/26/2015 “Policymakers responded to the financial crisis with easy monetary policy and low interest rates. The critics — including us — argued against ‘solving a debt crisis with more debt.’ Put differently, we said that QE was necessary, but not sufficient for a recovery. We are now coming to the... »

China Loses All Control: Arrests Journalist, Financial Executive Over Market Crash

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/26/2015 With China’s equity bubble now squarely in the rearview and the stock market crash making headlines the world over, Beijing is out for blood in a desperate attempt to find a scapegoat for a market rout that has rattled the country to the core. In what is perhaps a... »

Recession Watch – Durable Goods Growth Slows In July, Core Capex Orders Decline 6 Straight Months

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/26/2015 Durable Goods Orders rose a better than expected 2.0% in July (but that is notably slower than the 4.1% revised growth in June). Non-defense Capital Goods growth remains stagnant as core capex orders have now been in deceline 6 straiught months year-over-year. Furthermore, on a non-seasonally-adjusted basis, YoY Durable... »

For Saudi Arabia, The Music Just Stopped: Scramble To Slash Spending Begins As Oil Math Reveals Dire Picture

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/25/2015 With declining crude revenues clashing head on with the cost of simultaneously financing the state while intervening militarily in Yemen, the Saudis are looking to tap the bond market (a move which could increase debt-to-GDP by a factor of 10 by the end of next year) and some are... »

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