This will twist your thinking...
Further Trying To Define Liquidity
by Jeffrey P. Snider
On December 3, 1999, Enron Communications announced that the company had begun operations selling bandwidth as an energy commodity. After publicizing the venture in May that year, it seemed natural...
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will the last one out please turn out the lights...?
Long time U.S. vassal state Japan to bypass dollar and SWIFT to transact using China's CIPS system
Ever since China began to duplicate Western financial institutions starting in 2013, more and more nations have begun matriculating...
Global central banks dump U.S. debt at record pace
by Patrick Gillespie @CNNMoneyAugust 16, 2016: 10:53 AM ET
Global central banks are unloading America's debt.
In the first six months of this year, foreign central banks sold a net $192 billion of U.S. Treasury bonds, more than double the...
'I want to get rid of the disabled from this world': Black-clad knifeman goes on gruesome rampage at care centre near Tokyo, hacking at least 19 to death and injuring 45
Attacker storms into centre for the disabled near Tokyo armed with a knife
Police were called to the scene...
As Japan prepares to dump helicopter money, Japanese consumers rush to buy gold to protect their wealth
Over the weekend, former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke took a trip to Japan to speak with Prime Minister Shnizo Abe and central bank head Haruhiko Kuroda about the next phase of monetary policy...
Japan earthquake: Powerful new tremor in Kumamoto
Bitter experience has shown the Japanese where to seek shelter when a warning is issued
A powerful earthquake has struck near the southern Japanese city of Kumamoto, a day after a tremor there killed at least nine...
Gold Demand Jumps in Japan as Sub-Zero Rates Spur Call for Haven
April 14, 2016 — 1:44 AM CDT
Sales increase 35% in first quarter after Bank of Japan move
Negative rates seen boosting central bank, investor demand
Gold sales surged in Japan through March after the country’s...
Opinion: China pulls out all the stops to halt capital outflows
By Craig Stephen
Published: Apr 12, 2016 10:02 a.m. ET
The country has won, for now, but the long-term trend says otherwise
The first increase in foreign reserves in five months suggests China has won the...
Dollar continues to strengthen after upbeat Fed comments
By Sara Sjolin and Hiroyuki Kachi
Published: Mar 24, 2016 4:46 a.m. ET
Pound drops further on ‘Brexit’ fears
The dollar climbed against most other rival currencies on Thursday as hawkish comments from Federal Reserve...
Central Bank Fiddling With Prices Is A Bad Idea
Call me old fashioned, but I still think prices matter. I vividly recall the first time I studied those simple supply-and-demand graphs as a college freshman, and today, far too many years later, their basic logic remains...
if the banks are paying you less than zero then how much sense does it make to participate in their game?
Japan's Biggest Gold Retailer Says Negative Rates Boost Demand
March 13, 2016 — 10:04 PM CDT
Investors Moving Back to Gold Amid Global Economic Risks...
Passing on the info...
Posted February 23rd, 2016 at 2:53 PM (CST) by Jim Sinclair & filed under Jim's Mailbox.
I can’t fathom that an entire generation, throughout the world, has been duped into believing that all the excessive Central Bank money printing will not result in...
Devalue or Die; Negative interest rate wars have begun
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
by Sol Palha of Tactical Investor
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
The “devalue or die” currency wars are picking up steam...
Behold Unintended Consequences: Japan Cancels 10Y Auction For First Time Ever Due To Sub-Zero Rates
Dear Bank of Japan, how do you spell unintended consequences:
PLANNED MARCH SALE OF 10-YEAR JAPANESE GOVERNMENT BONDS THROUGH BANKS TO BE CANCELED AMID EXPECTED BELOW-ZERO YIELDS - NIKKEI...
Market Talk – January 11th, 2016
Posted on January 11, 2016 by Martin Armstrong
With Japan closed (Coming of Age Day) we were forced, yet again to watch the excitement unfold on the Chinese exchange. Most of the talk was on the foreign exchange market where the off-shore currency quote (CNH)...