• Tim Knight from...
    09/16/2014 - 21:37
    What if it had gone differently? What if, six years ago, in the throes of the financial crisis, the political leaders in D.C. had decided that enough was enough, and they were going to seize the...
  • williambanzai7
    09/16/2014 - 12:16
    I have tons of good stuff to post, but this morning I'm feeling something like this...

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GoldCore's picture

Gold Demand In India Triples As China Launches Global Gold Bourse This Thursday

China Goldman Sachs goldman sachs Hong Kong India Precious Metals Shenzhen Standard Chartered Trade Deficit Yuan Over the last two years, there has been a concerted effort by the Indian government and the central bank, the Reserve Bank of India, to discourage gold imports. This has taken the form of continued hikes in gold import duties, the introduction of various gold import restrictions for banks and trading houses, while at the same time incentivising Indian banks to promote gold-backed products and gold deposit schemes so as to take Indian gold out of circulation and into the hands of the banks.

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FED Water-Boy Hilsenrath carries the FOMC Gatorade

Bond Excess Reserves headlines Housing Bubble Janet Yellen Recession recovery Unemployment Wall Street Journal During the FOMC pregame show, they punctually trotted out Johnny Waterboy Hilsenrath via SpreeCast, the sparkling new-media darling interactive webcast platform, to serve up another fresh jug of spiked reinvigorating Gatorade to his favorite NY Stock Market team.

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What Might Have Been

AIG Angelo Mozilo Dick Fuld Equity Markets Fannie Mae Federal Reserve Foreclosures Freddie Mac Goldman Sachs goldman sachs Joe Cassano Lehman Morgan Stanley None Reality Slope of Hope What if it had gone differently? What if, six years ago, in the throes of the financial crisis, the political leaders in D.C. had decided that enough was enough, and they were going to seize the opportunity to make real and meaningful positive changes?

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The Ongoing Tension Between Inflation and Growth in the People's Republic

China Japan   Will this latest stimulus plan be the one to ignite growth again in the People’s Republic? We’ll see…but given that globally the world economy is slowing again… the odds aren’t good.

williambanzai7's picture


I have tons of good stuff to post, but this morning I'm feeling something like this...

GoldCore's picture

“I Want To Be Diversified, I Want To Own Some Gold” - Faber

Bond Equity Markets High Yield Hong Kong Marc Faber Market Manipulation Precious Metals Real estate Veteran investor Marc Faber, author of The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, reiterated the need for gold in a diversified portfolio when interviewed on CNBC. "Now, I want to be diversified, I want to own some gold, I want to own some shares, I own the most in Asia, and some in Europe because I think in Europe there’s still better value than in the US, and I own some bonds and cash and real estate."

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The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) Bond: Nondisclosure Agreement Creates Two Classes of Bondholders

Bond Credit Rating Agencies default None Puerto Rico Rating Agencies Suddenly, we now have a new class: those bondholders who are under the NDA versus those who are not.

williambanzai7's picture


Lehman So many candidates to choose from...What sayeth you?

Marc To Market's picture

Global Fragmentation: Crying Wolf Again?

Belgium BRICs China Demographics ETC France Germany Great Depression India Italy McKinsey Nationalism recovery The Economist Unemployment A look at new arguments suggesting that globalization is fragmenting.  Are they really new?  Are they true? 

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

The Great Keynesian Lunacy is Finally Beginning to End… For Now

Bank of Japan Central Banks Great Depression Japan recovery Unemployment Generally since 1999, and especially since 2008, the financial world has been dominated by Keynesian lunacy. Collectively, Central Banks have cut interest rates over 500 times and printed more than $12 trillion combating a brief 9-12 month period of deflation.

GoldCore's picture

Singapore and Hong Kong Race For Gold Benchmark - Use Brinks and Via Mat For Storage

Hong Kong India Physical Settlement Precious Metals recovery Reuters Standard Chartered Singapore and Hong Kong appear to be competing for the a new global gold price benchmark. Further details emerged at the weekend about the planned launch by Singapore of a new 1kg physically deliverable gold contract for the Asian wholesale gold market. Last week, CME announced a new 1 kilogramme gold contract in Hong Kong.

williambanzai7's picture


Shove it up your kilt...

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Do NOT Let the "Strong" Dollar Illusion Lead Your Wealth Preservation Strategies Astray

Australia Bitcoin British Pound Goldman Sachs goldman sachs KIM New Zealand Purchasing Power SmartKnowledgeU Swiss Franc Switzerland Twitter Twitter World Bank Yen Is the US dollar really strong now? We explain why your measuring stick can massively distort your perception away from the reality of facts and truth.

EconMatters's picture

Solar in Oil Drilling: Beat Them or Join Them?

China Crude Crude Oil Middle East Natural Gas OPEC recovery Twitter Twitter As the old saying goes - If you can't beat them, join them.

Marc To Market's picture

What You Need to Know about Next Week's 3 Key Events

BOE Bond Eurozone France Germany Initial Jobless Claims LTRO Mexico Monetary Policy Swiss Franc Swiss National Bank Switzerland Volatility Yield Curve Forget the Siren calls of the impending end of days and the imminent collapse of civilization.  Here is a non-polemical non-bombastic overview of three key events in the week ahead:  FOMC meeting, TLTRO launch in Europe and the Scottish referendum.  

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