Economics

Guest Post: Why Monetizing Debt Could End In Revolutions

Sunday, November 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Luke Eastwood ZeroHedge.com 11/23/2014 All that the Fed, BoJ (Bank of Japan), the Bank of England etc. have been concerned with is the preservation of private banks and the continued propping up of stock markets. None of these institutions really care about the real-world economy, real-world inflation or the ability of individuals to... »

Three things the government doesn’t want you to know about Obamacare

Sunday, November 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: J. D. Heyes NaturalNews.com Sunday, November 23, 2014 Just when you think that you have heard all that you can possibly hear about what is wrong with the Affordable Care Act — from broken promises, underperforming enrollment goals and higher costs to millions who still lack health insurance coverage — there is more... »

With A Hard-Landing Imminent, China Reminds Residents It Is Illegal To Jump Off Tops Of Buildings

Sunday, November 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 11/22/2014 “The situation has become so bad… that a middle-aged investor, fearing that a local developer wouldn’t be able to make his promised interest payments, threatened to commit suicide in dramatic fashion last summer. After hearing similar stories of desperation, city officials reminded residents that it is illegal to jump... »

Russia’s Wounded Economy Is On The Verge Of A Crisis

Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

The Economist BusinessInsider.com Nov. 22, 2014 Vladimir Putin is not short of problems, many of his own creation. There is the carnage in eastern Ukraine, where he is continuing to stir things up. There are his fraught relations with the West, with even Germany turning against him now. There is an Islamist insurgency on... »

On The Looming Wall Of Chinese Defaults, Restructuring Firm Warns “You Know It’s Coming”

Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 11/22/2014 The news this week of China’s largest corporate bankruptcy – Haixin Iron & Steel Group – amid crashing iron ore and steel prices was followed by analysts noting it “will be followed by others,” as the major flaw of producers of iron ore, the most traded commodity after oil,... »

Citigroup Said to Be Ousted From ECB FX Group for Rigging

Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Gavin Finch Bloomberg.com Nov 21, 2014 The European Central Bank ejected Citigroup Inc. (C) from its foreign-exchange market liaison group after the U.S. bank was fined for rigging the ECB’s own currency benchmark, two people with knowledge of the move said. The ECB removed Citigroup from the panel, which advises the central bank... »

Musical Chairs, Hand Grenade Version…”Central banks around the world entered the Mad Hatter stage of our visit to Wonderland with the direct debasement of the value of their sovereign debts via Quantitative Easing.”

Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

James Quinn TheBurningPlatform.com 21st November 2014 With stocks in Moon Launch Mode after China’s central bank “surprised” everyone by promising to turn more debt into wealth with the wave of a magic wand, it’s time to review what apparently very few people see. Most of the time, when someone issues an IOU the only... »

Veteran S&P Futures Trader: “I Am 100% Confident That Central Banks Are Buying S&P Futures”

Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 11/22/2014 “This last 1900 point Dow Jones push upwards – and the Ebola events leading into it – it was so orchestrated and heightened at critical points but the ascent and push straight up in price, and sideways nonreaction after was completely unlike anything I’ve seen before. After going up... »

The Entire Western Fiat System is Getting Close to Imploding

Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

by C Serpa GramsGold.com 11/21/2014 The Keynesian economists managing or advising the world’s Central Banks have always promoted that they could pull us out of the weakest recovery in the post-WWII era if they were allowed to have their way, says ZeroHedge. “Their “way” involves rampant debt monetization, also called Quantitative Easing or QE.... »

Sell, Sell, Sell…….The Central Bank Madmen Are Raging

Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

by David Stockman Davidstockmanscontracorner.com November 21, 2014 The global financial system has come unglued. Everywhere the real world evidence points to cooling growth, faltering investment, slowing trade, vast excess industrial capacity, peak private debt, public fiscal exhaustion, currency wars, intensified politico-military conflict and an unprecedented disconnect between debt-saturated real economies and irrationally exuberant financial... »

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