• Bruno de Landevoisin
    09/21/2014 - 14:52
    Dear Janet; If I may be so forward, as a concerned citizen of the Constitutional Republic of the United States, it is with great consternation that I feel compelled to write you this distressing...

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Russia Sanctions Hit German Consumers, “Economic Expectations Completely Collapse”

Eurozone Fail France Germany Iraq Israel Italy Ukraine The “faster rotating sanctions spiral with Russia” causes worst plunge in the history of the German consumer index.

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Sanction's:  Jah Jah Jah!!!

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GoldCore's picture

Currency Wars - Russia Not Declaring All Gold Reserves To IMF?

Central Banks China European Union Kazakhstan Monetary Policy Ukraine Uzbekistan Vladimir Putin World Gold Council The latest IMF data also shows that in July, the National Bank of Kazakhstan added 45,000 ounces to its official gold reserves, taking its total holding to 5.1 million ounces. As well as Kazakhstan, other countries in the region have also actively been increasing official gold reserves this year including Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Currency wars are set to intensify in the coming months.

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How Putin Just Saved Europe, and Other Geopolitical Tales

B+ Bond BRICs China headlines Hong Kong Iran North Korea Private Equity Real estate Reserve Currency Ukraine Vladimir Putin Yuan With Europe and the US on one side, and Russia and China on the other, the saying, "The enemy of my enemy is my friend" could best describe the current geopolitical situation

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Are Political Winds Turning Against the Fed?

Barack Obama Ben Bernanke Ben Bernanke Capital Markets Federal Reserve Janet Yellen Monetary Policy Nomination Obama Administration Reuters Transparency The popular view concerning the Fed is that it is apolitical. Anyone who considers the timing of the Fed’s actions knows this is false. However, for the vast majority of Americans, including financial professionals, the Fed is thought to be an apolitical entity focusing exclusively on economic and financial matters.  

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Stuck in the Middle with Merkel? Upcoming German State Elections

Germany Lithuania Nationalization A look at German politics and upcoming state elections. 

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Even Mainstream Academia Worried about Massive Bubbles in Markets

Bond China Federal Reserve Janet Yellen Japan Liquidity Bubble Market Cycles Prudential Real estate Recession Twitter Twitter Martin Feldstein, Harvard University professor alludes to what many in the financial community recognize that risk-taking is out of control.

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CME Halt Electronic Gold and Silver Futures Trading Due to "Planned Software Reconfigurations"

China Futures market CME halted trading on its electronic platform and said it was due to "planned software reconfigurations." CME, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade, New York Mercantile Exchange and other markets, made the reconfigurations over the weekend as part of ongoing upgrades to technology, a spokeswoman said in a statement. Market participants were left scratching their heads as to why the "planned software reconfigurations" did not take place prior to the commencement of trading.

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ISIS Are NOT Muslims

Muhammad  – the Founder of Islam – Specifically CONDEMNED AS SINNERS Anyone Who Failed to  Protect Christians or Interfered with Christians’ Ability to Practice their Own Faith

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The MOAMOPE by James C. McShirley

Bear Market Black Swan Bond The advent of computer generated trading algorithms heralded a quantum leap forward in the quest for 24/7 control of markets. No longer were humans beings required to do such unseemly things as man trading desks or worry a whit if free markets were, if even infrequently, attempting to function. Algo precision has made even the blackest of black swan events seem to turn lily white in their utter non-eventfulness. No more significant Dow or bond crashes, and best of all, no gold rallies exceeding (exactly) 1.00%, or the occasional 2.00%.

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Jackson Hole: Myth of the All Powerful Central Banker Continues ... For Now

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The Fed Will Raise Rates in March 2015

Bond Fail Fund Flows Twitter Twitter Unemployment The future fund flows out of the bond market over the next four months as the economic data comes in hotter each month s going to be staggering to watch as the realization that the Fed has to move on rates by March, and not June of 2015.

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