LATEST NEWS: Germany Doesn't Seem To Care That Europe Is On The Brink Of A Continent-Wide Recession

Bundesbank boss Jens Weidmann, the man most closely associated with Germany’s opposition to easier monetary policy, is slamming the brakes on expectations that the European Central Bank will finally go for quantitative easing (QE). continue reading at businessinsider.com

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LATEST NEWS : It’s Currency War! – And Japan Has Fired The First Shot

This is the big problem with fiat currency – eventually the temptation to print more of it when you are in a jam becomes too powerful to resist.  In a surprise move on Friday, the Bank of Japan dramatically increased the size of the quantitative easing program that it has been conducting.  This sent Japanese […]

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LATEST NEWS : Our obsession with monetary stimulus will end in disaster

It is now six years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and considering that the US economy has officially been in recovery for the past five years, that equity indexes have put in new all-time highs, and that credit markets are once again ebullient to the point of carelessness, it is worth contemplating that monetary […]

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Who Really Makes The Most Money

Of the 25 companies with the largest corporate profits in the world, banking, energy and technology firms are absolutely ranking it in. Collectively, they made $567,856,000,000 in 2012 alone. And that’s only 25 of the most profitable companies in the world. Let’s put all that cash into perspective. That enough money to … continue reading at goldsilver.com […]

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Profound Cosmic Wisdom (PCW) Revealed

Gearing up for Thanksgiving dinner, I am not going to be caught interpersonally unprepared this year, and am compiling some handy notes that I can use in the inevitable awkward family conversations, such as somebody remarking “Boy! There are some good smells coming out of the kitchen!” This year I can keep the conversation ball […]

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THE END OF THE DOLLAR STANDARD GRAPHIC – THE CURRENCY GRAVEYARD

Above is a graphic I recently made outlining the events that are leading to the end of the dollar standard.  As many of you are aware, there is an ever increasing amount of news being released with negative signs for the dollar and the US economy in whole.  How long other countries will continue to […]

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The Euro Could Disappear In 10 Years – BlackRock CE

The euro could be in danger of disappearing within the next decade if France does not continue pushing economic reforms, BlackRock Capital boss Larry Fink said Tuesday. Fink expressed his concern about the health of one of Europe’s largest economies at The New York Times’s DealBook Conference, mentioning France’s recent downgrade by Standard & Poor’s. “I don’t think […]

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The Fed’s $700 Billion Magic Trick

“We’re closing in on the five year anniversary of the most severe market drop in recent history. From the last week of September 2008 through the beginning of October 2008 the Dow shed over 2,000 points – representing an overall market drop of more than 23%.”   Continue reading on dailyreckoning.com

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Balance Sheet Liquefaction And The Race For Precious Metals

  The Fed seems to be stuck because of housing market weakness and its associated mortgage backed securities. The repo market appears to be where the stress is most threatening, though hidden from view. These trillion dollar daily transactions are the lifeblood of world financial markets. Furthermore, the size of global financial markets has become […]

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Canadian billionaire predicts end of US Dollar as world's reserve currency – Ned Goodman

“Canadian billionaire businessman Ned Goodman predicts the end of the U.S. Dollar as the world’s reserve currency. He predicts the transition out of the U.S. Dollar will become, “…quite ugly.” He delivered the lecture at Cambridge House’s Toronto Resource Investment Conference 2013 on Thursday, September 12, 2013.”   Continue reading on goldsilver.com

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