Archive for August 5th, 2011

European Central Bank paralysis sparks global crash

Friday, August 5th, 2011

As central banks around the world scramble for measures to fight a fast slowing global economy, the single currency’s sovereign debt woes have again moved perilously back to centre stage, causing stock markets to plummet and investors to run for the hills. By Jeremy Warner Telegraph.co.uk Torn between the conflicting interests of its 17... »

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The ECB throws Italy and Spain to the wolves

Friday, August 5th, 2011

The European Central Bank has abandoned Italy and Spain to their tortured fate. By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard Telegraph.co.uk Its refusal to act in the face of an existential threat to monetary union has set off violent tremors across the global financial system, raising the risk that the crisis will spiral out of control. Bank shares... »

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Debt crisis: Global markets plunge as eurozone contagion speads

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Eurozone countries are failing to stop the “contagion” of the debt crisis, the President of the European Commission warned yesterday. By James Hall, and Richard Blackden Telegraph.co.uk José Manuel Barroso’s warning came as stock markets plunged around the world amid growing fears of another global recession. Mr Barroso called for an emergency strengthening of... »

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Financial markets: State of emergency

Friday, August 5th, 2011

In 2007 the world financial system suffered a near death experience. You could have been forgiven for thinking that it was happening all over again Guardian.co.uk The conventional wisdom is that August is a sleepy month for markets, with politicians, policymakers and investors all at the beach rather than at their desks. The conventional... »

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Saved by a Trillion-Dollar Coin?

Friday, August 5th, 2011

by Robert P. Murphy Mises Daily Now that the “crisis” over the federal debt ceiling has been averted, we can leisurely explore two of the wackier proposals that emerged during the state of panic. Not surprisingly, the schemes involved the Federal Reserve and its ability to circumvent, not just standard accounting, but also the... »

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As Markets Plunge, Fear Rules Day

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Clients Flood Financial Planners, Asset Managers With Calls as Stocks Swoon; ‘It’s a Losing Battle’ By MARY PILON And JEANNETTE NEUMANN WSJ.com Clients called financial planners from the golf course. Sell orders piled up. Bargain hunters made bets that Thursday’s 512.76-point drop by the Dow Jones Industrial Average was the end of the stock... »

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CAPTAIN AMERICA, CAPTAIN NORWAY:War, Hollywood, and the Saviors and Slaughterers of Freedom

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Keith Harmon Snow Consciousbeingalliance.com On July 22, 2011, thirty-two year-old Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik massacred 77 people in Norway. Hollywood released the new Captain America film the same week. Some people see Captain America as ugly Americana at its worst; others think anyone who criticizes it should be killed. The savior story Captain America... »

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The Osama bin Laden Follies

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Creating Evidence Where There Is None by Paul Craig Roberts LewRockwell.com The New Yorker has published a story planted on Nicholas Schmidle by unidentified sources who claim to be familiar with the alleged operation that murdered Osama bin Laden. There is no useful information in the story. Its purpose seems simply to explain away... »

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The Myth of the Voluntary Military

Friday, August 5th, 2011

by Jeffrey A. Tucker LewRockwell.com Excerpted from It’s a Jetsons World (2011). An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by Steven Ng, is available for download. Ludwig von Mises summed up the essence of government in words that are particularly vivid in wartime: Government interference always means either violent action or the threat... »

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Is the New ‘Super Congress’ Unconstitutional?

Friday, August 5th, 2011

by Thomas R. Eddlem NewAmerican.com A number of constitutionalists have warned that the new “Super Congress” – technically a joint committee of Congress – may be unconstitutional. The new entity will be created out of the Obama-Boehner debt limit deal. “It smells,” Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) told Fox News August 1. “I just don’t... »

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