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  1. Goldhedge

    Citizens in Italy rebel against their central bank by printing their own Euro currencies for use in

    Citizens in Italy rebel against their central bank by printing their own Euro currencies for use in commerce 9:06 AM2008 One of the most important functions of a central bank is to ensure there is enough currency in an economy to support the needs of consumers. However, with the advent of...
  2. Scorpio

    Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow Forecast Chills any leftover Q1 Optimism

    GDPNow Forecast for First Quarter Falls to 0.1% Stagnation by Wolf Richter • April 8, 2016 Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow Forecast Chills any leftover Q1 Optimism In a very unpleasant and totally unnecessary move, the Census Bureau reported this morning that February sales by wholesalers, adjusted...
  3. Scorpio

    High Yield Debt Tells Us That Just About EVERYTHING Is About To Collapse

    Financial Crisis 2016: High Yield Debt Tells Us That Just About EVERYTHING Is About To Collapse February 15th, 2016 Did you know that there are more than 1.8 trillion dollars worth of junk bonds outstanding in the United States alone? With interest rates at record lows all over the world in...
  4. Scorpio

    The Deflation Monster Has Arrived

    The Deflation Monster Has Arrived And it sure looks angry by Chris Martenson Friday, January 15, 2016, 7:53 PM Tags: bonds, bubble, central banks, crash, crisis, debt, Fed, Federal Reserve, financial crisis, recession, stocks As we’ve been warning for quite a while (too long for my taste): the...
  5. Goldhedge

    The Deflation Monster Has Arrived

    The Deflation Monster Has Arrived And it sure looks angry by Chris Martenson Friday, January 15, 2016, 7:53 PM As we’ve been warning for quite a while (too long for my taste): the world’s grand experiment with debt has come to an end. And it’s now unraveling. Just in the two weeks since the...
  6. Goldhedge

    Interest On Reserves, Part I

    Interest On Reserves, Part I BY GEORGE SELGINON DECEMBER 17, 2015 In my last post regarding Ben Bernanke's memoir, I took Bernanke's Fed to task for electing to sterilize its pre-AIG emergency lending, thereby making sure that, while it was rescuing a small number of troubled firms, it was...