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  1. Goldhedge

    Further Trying To Define Liquidity

    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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    Long time U.S. vassal state Japan to bypass dollar and SWIFT to transact using China's CIPS system

    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 9:22 AM Ever since China began to duplicate Western financial institutions starting in 2013, more and more nations have begun matriculating...
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    Global central banks dump U.S. debt at record pace

    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...
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    A knifeman was arrested when he confessed to killing at least 19 people and injuring 45

    register knives '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...
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    Japan prepares to dump helicopter money, Japanese consumers rush to buy gold to protect their wealth

    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...
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    Japan earthquake: Powerful new tremor in Kumamoto

    Japan earthquake: Powerful new tremor in Kumamoto Image copyrightReuters 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...
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    History of Japan

  8. Scorpio

    Gold Demand Jumps in Japan as Sub-Zero Rates Spur Call for Haven

    Gold Demand Jumps in Japan as Sub-Zero Rates Spur Call for Haven Masumi Suga 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...
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    China pulls out all the stops to halt capital outflows

    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 Getty Images The first increase in foreign reserves in five months suggests China has won the...
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    Japanese fleet returns with quota of 333 whales in Antarctic

    Japanese fleet returns with quota of 333 whales in Antarctic 7 / 15 Associated Press © AP Photo/Kyodo News, File FILE - In this April 5, 2014 file photo, Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru returns to a port, from the Antarctic Sea, in Shimonoseki, western Japan. Japan's whaling fleet...
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    Dollar continues to strengthen after upbeat Fed comments

    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 Getty Images The dollar climbed against most other rival currencies on Thursday as hawkish comments from Federal Reserve...
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    Central Bank Fiddling With Prices Is A Bad Idea

    Central Bank Fiddling With Prices Is A Bad Idea Michael Schuman 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...
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    stands to reason does it not?

    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 Ichiro Suzuki Masumi Suga March 13, 2016 — 10:04 PM CDT Investors Moving Back to Gold Amid Global Economic Risks...
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    “There Will Be Hyperinflation” Japanese Lawmaker Warns “Kuroda Got It Wrong” With NIRP

    Passing on the info... Posted February 23rd, 2016 at 2:53 PM (CST) by Jim Sinclair & filed under Jim's Mailbox. Dear Jim/Bill, 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...
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    Devalue or Die; Negative interest rate wars have begun

    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. Mark Twain The “devalue or die” currency wars are picking up steam...
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    Behold Unintended Consequences: Japan Cancels 10Y Auction For First Time Ever Due To Sub-Zero Rates

    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...
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    Market Talk – January 11th, 2016

    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)...