• Sprott Money
    05/26/2016 - 05:58
    How many “emergency” “secret” meetings do the central planners around the world need to have before the citizens of the respective countries begin to fully understand and take notice that something...

World Equity Market "Wealth" Crashes $6 Trillion Below 2007 Highs

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Global equity market investors have lost a stunning $16.5 trillion of their newfound CB-fueled "wealth" in the last six months. This has erased half of the gains from the 2011 lows (but of course leaves all the debt created still in place). However, what is perhaps more troubling given the unprecedented money-printing since the last crisis peak, is that global equity market "wealth" is now down 10% from its November 2007 prior highs.

Trillions of money printed and debt created and equity "wealth" is now down $6 trillion from the 2007 highs...


Put another way - your plan failed CBs!

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Tue, 02/09/2016 - 13:59 | 7161839 So Close
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Fuck equity... its the bonds.  It is the debt.

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:03 | 7161855 Durrmockracy
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No real wealth was harmed in the filming of this shit-show...

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:15 | 7161930 SWRichmond
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This is why the sociopathic greedy rich fucks are crying for more QE free money for them.

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:05 | 7161868 Soul Glow
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Here in lies the rub - the book must balance.  Assets must equal liabilities.  As debt is a liability, the asset side of the ledger must increase, or the debt side decreased.  This is going to force selling of debt for assets (cash or gold).

This is going to lead us down the path of that one guys pyramid (I always forget his name).  You know the guy whose upside down pyramid shows how when SHTF investments will go from equity -->bonds --> cash --> gold.

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:10 | 7161903 cowdiddly
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Maslow's hiearchy of needs. LOL

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:12 | 7161904 38BWD22
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Soul Glow

Exter!  His inverted pyramid of liquidity.

*   *   *

But, what if the assets are no good?  


Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:13 | 7161921 Soul Glow
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Exter!  That's it.  Thanks Doc.  I was googling excelsior and elixer lol.

What if the assets are no good....that's the point when cash moves into gold.


Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:18 | 7161938 38BWD22
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Elixers are for curing Socialist diseases like Hillary!TM...

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:43 | 7164261 BTFDemocracy
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http://Demonocracy.info has a real nice Exer's Pyramid infographic incoming! It will blow minds.

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 17:48 | 7162268 indygo55
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Yes but Gold has no counter party risk, so why would you want it? 

Sarc off


Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:16 | 7161935 all-priced-in
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"Here in lies the rub - the book must balance.  Assets must equal liabilities"


Assets  = liabilities + equity





Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:05 | 7161877 Brown Brother
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Just print more and more and more ......... What is the defination of insanity??????

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:06 | 7161884 silver surfer
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From the the Book of Changes: 

Those who are uncertain gradually join. Whoever come too late Meets with misfortune.

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:06 | 7161886 wildbad
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quit expecting the criminals who did all of this to come up with solutions.. no cash..bullshit.  let it all crash and bring out the guillotines

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:09 | 7161888 sgorem
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elevator operator: going down?

investor: yes please.

                 elevator operator: and what floor would that be sir?

                 investor: all the way to the bargain basement, or Hell, which ever comes first.

                 elevator operator: HELL it is then.............

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:07 | 7161890 buzzsaw99
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Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:07 | 7161891 Chuckster
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This is terrible!  Where is Janet?  Where is Hillary (she may have her own problems in New Hampshire).  Bill is probably on the stool trying to find himself.  Can Germany bail us out?   Marshall Plan?

What about attracting 50 million refugees that will work for nothing?  We could build a factory on George W.'s ranch to house them.

An Angela and Hilary poster would do wonders to restore faith in the system.  Maybe Jihadi John doing his thing in the background.  I want to retain the movie rights.

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:19 | 7161929 38BWD22
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Uncle Janet, Madeleine "I'm Episcopalian" Albright, Mutti Merkel, Nurse Ratchet herself (Hillary!TM), Rug Muncher Huma...

Quite a depressing line-up trying to cement a transformation of America.

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:08 | 7161897 GRDguy
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Folks have figured out that the seed-corn was stolen and replaced with popped-corn.

Can't grow anything from popped-corn.  It was just to fool folks that the silos (banks) were still full until they could make their get-away.

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:12 | 7161917 drivenZ
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I think the point from a CB perspective was the $26T above the 2007 lows.

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:19 | 7161944 TradingIsLifeBrah
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Is this the dip we are waiting for to buy?

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:26 | 7161989 Bemused Observer
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What some see as a market losing value is in reality just a market jettisoning ballast. This ship won't make it through the coming waters with all that dead weight, so it has to go, or we sit here indefinitely, slowly running out of food and water.

Now we just have to get the whiners (ballast owners) to shut the fuck up and let the process work so we can get going again.

And if they don't, we should jettison THEM as well. Let them cling to their floating debris if they choose, we can just leave them behind.

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:28 | 7161995 franzpick
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There's a bear market lower low down here somewhere, maybe somewhere 2-3-4% lower:


Tue, 02/09/2016 - 16:31 | 7162067 CarpetShag
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These trillions are ghost assets originating as 0 s and 1 s in CB computers - and that is precisely what they are worth.

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 17:24 | 7162198 Kefeer
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I have seen under the sun that in the place of justice there is wickedness and in the place of righteousness there is wickedness.


Tue, 02/09/2016 - 17:49 | 7162272 The Dogs of Moar
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Diamonds are forever.


Printing isn't

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 18:47 | 7162446 g'kar
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i'll keep on the path...losing on my savings accounts, treasuries and gold...it's a slower death

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