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George Washington's picture

The American Public Supports Torture … Because They Don’t Know THIS

What Americans STILL Don't Know…

GoldCore's picture

Russian Currency Crisis and Defaults Could Create Contagion in West

Bank Failures Black Box Trading China France Global Economy Great Depression Precious Metals Raiffeisen Volatility The fall of the rouble this year has been severe, with a 50 percent fall against the dollar and of course gold this year. The slide has been precipitous as in the past two days alone, it fell about 20 percent against the dollar and gold. On Monday, the ruble fell 10% against the dollar and gold followed by another crash of 11% on Tuesday, despite a massive rate hike.

williambanzai7's picture


Look what fell down the chimney...

EconMatters's picture

The Russia, Mexico & OPEC Failed Agreement on Production Cuts was Short Sighted

Apple Market Sentiment Market Share Mexico OPEC Real estate Saudi Arabia Twitter Twitter Regardless what happens with the U.S. Shale, the Cartel is always going to be worse off by not agreeing to production cuts.

Reggie Middleton's picture

Who Are The Three Biggest Data Companies In the World? 1) Google 2) the Fed 3) JP Morgan/ECB

Bitcoin Corruption Google McKinsey Money Supply Yeah, that's right! Don't feel bad if you didn't know that banks were some of the world's larget data companies. Hell, Bank managment doesn't even know this! Likely why they are getting hacked so much, no?

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

The Fed Is Sitting On a $191 TRILLION Time Bomb

Bank of America Bank of America Bond Citigroup Goldman Sachs goldman sachs Reality Forget about the Fed’s language and its FOMC meeting. The real story is the $100 trillion bond bubble (more like the $191 trillion interest rate bubble based on bonds). When it breaks, it doesn’t matter what the Fed says or does.

Sprott Money's picture

The Morality and Legality of Debt Jubilee, Part II

B+ Con Artists Corruption Goldman Sachs goldman sachs Lloyd Blankfein Part I of this series demonstrated how/why all of our government debts incurred in recent decades are the result of obvious and egregious fraud. These debts currently cripple our economies (and societies) with roughly 25% of every revenue dollar taken in by our corrupt governments being utterly wasted, making interest payments to financial parasites – criminal parasites.   This means that not only is it morally defensible (and imperative) that we wipe away these recent, fraudulent debts, it can be justified legally, in clear and unequivocal terms. But the question which remained...

Pivotfarm's picture

FOMC on deck, CPI in focus

CPI How will the Fed view the recent economic bellweathters, CPI and FEDEX earnings?

Capitalist Exploits's picture

What is China’s Banking System Telling Us?

Credit Crisis Renminbi Technical Analysis Volatility If this is any indication we should see a big move in Renminbi

testosteronepit's picture

Great Unwind of Oil-and-Gas Junk Bonds to Defund Fracking Boom

Bond Central Banks Crude default None Yields spike, damage spreads. Investors try to bail out while they still can.

williambanzai7's picture


Citigroup Elizabeth Warren Simon Johnson Break up SHITI...

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

The Real Crisis Will Be North of $100 Trillion

Bank of America Bank of America Bond Central Banks Meltdown The bond bubble today is over $100 trillion. When you include the derivatives that trade based on bonds it’s more like $500 TRILLION. And it’s growing by trillions of dollars every month (the US issued $1 trillion in new debt in the last 8 weeks alone).

GoldCore's picture

Gold Imports ‘Phenomenal’ In India - 571 Percent Surge To 150 Tonnes in November

Borrowing Costs BRICs Central Banks China Crude Crude Oil Federal Reserve India Market Share Monetary Policy OPEC Reuters Trade Deficit The import restrictions on gold that were imposed on Indians in August of 2013 were lifted at the end of last month. Despite the fact that the restrictions were still in place gold importation in November surged an incredible 571% relative to the same month last year at over 151.58 tonnes.

Sprout Money's picture

Look Who Is Buddy-Buddy With Russia Nowadays

China European Union Iran Reuters Twitter Twitter Ukraine Russia is trying to provoke the West once again...

EconMatters's picture

Wall Street Will Always Find An Excuse For Not Raising Rates

Bond Central Banks China Federal Reserve Japan Twitter Twitter Volatility It is time to raise rates, deal with it Wall Street there will never be a perfect time to raise rates based upon Wall Street`s criteria.

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