• ilene
    01/28/2015 - 19:33
    Suppose you could print up counterfeit dollars, euros or yen that were identical to the real things. Fun, you think? Here's how it plays out. 

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Phoenix Capital Research's picture

We’ve reached the end game for Central Bank intervention.

  Consider the Central Banks’ coordinated intervention to lower the cost of borrowing Dollars three weeks ago. Remember, this was a coordinated effort, not the Federal Reserve or European Central Bank acting alone. And yet, here we are, less than one month later, and European banks have wiped out MOST if not ALL of the gains the intervention produced.  

ilene's picture

Death By a Thousand Cuts

Cash is King for the day. 

Reggie Middleton's picture

The Mobile Computing Wars Are At The Half Time Mark and Google Is Killing Them!

Google Android clearly challenges notebooks, smartphones, netbooks, tablets, media, telecomm and enterprise software and services - all because the competition foolishly thought Google was a search engine!

ilene's picture

Why the Performance Differential Between Treasury Bonds and the S&P Matters

A major inflection point?

williambanzai7's picture


No kimchee zone...

Tick By Tick's picture

12 Economic Facts of Christmas - Tick By Tick Research Email

12 Scary Economic Facts to fill your Festive Boots

testosteronepit's picture

The Most Disparaged Profession

Congress, the ideal American institution: it spends more than it takes in and borrows the difference. We love that. It means free money, services, wars, and other goodies. And yet....

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

The Golden End Game – A Thought Experiment - Part Two

If there comes a time when the best move forward is to sell most of our Gold and switch to another asset class, one more likely to survive the transition intact, will we be able to see this as obvious and a no brainer?

George Washington's picture

New Bill Authorizes Rendition of American Citizens Living within the United States to Other Countries for Torture

Well, I am sure that President Obama would just send us to a country like the Bahamas with warm beaches and nice cocktails ...

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

Sorry Folks, QE 3 Ain't Coming...

The Fed can’t possibly claim it’s trying to lower interest rates with the short end of the curve essentially offering 0% and Operation Twist 2 focusing on getting the long-end even lower (at a time when the 30-year is already under 3% and the 10-year under 2%)?

EconMatters's picture

Keystone XL Pipeline: Economics, Idealism and Politics

Welcome to Washington politics, and this is one reason the nation is practically broke. 

williambanzai7's picture


Absolutely no ginger bread lattes near this post...

Reggie Middleton's picture

The Greatest Risk To Retail Commercial Real Estate Is? Sovereign Debt! Macro Headwinds! Popping Bubbles! Busted Banks! No, It's

Commercial Real Estate Real estate Sovereign Debt The fact of the matter is that there is a very fundamental, and sparsely recognized reason for overbuilt retail commercial real estate to take a tumble - in addition to the more recognized massive headwinds.

testosteronepit's picture

The Previously Unthinkable Becomes A Planned Event

At all levels: preparations for the collapse of the Eurozone. Even the public is now encouraged to prepare for it.

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