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    What I have been afraid to blog about: The Exchange Stabilization Fund (ESF) and its history

    Interesting stuff on the Exchange Stabilization Fund (ESF). How far down the rabbit hole do you want to go?
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    Clueless Fed?!

    Clueless Fed?! Axel Merk, Merk Investments February 10 2016 "The Fed doesn't have a clue!" - I allege that not only because the Fed appears to admit as much (more on that in a bit), but also because my own analysis leads to no other conclusion. With Fed communication in what we believe...
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    Weapons of Mass Financial Destruction!

    Weapons of Mass Financial Destruction! Bill Holter Every once in a while it is a good thing to review something we already know and have known for quite a while. What we’re talking about are derivatives and the very basics of how they work… or not. We have seen massive volatility since the...
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    The Day After

    The Day After Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Nick Mastrandrea of Market Tea Leaves The Day After Good Morning Traders, As of this writing 4:50 AM EST, here’s what we see: US Dollar: Down at 98.840 the US Dollar is down 114 ticks and trading at 98.840. Energies: March Crude is up at 32.49...
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    Fed Requires URGENT Help From the Treasury- Silver Will Soar Through $400/oz!

    Fed Requires URGENT Help From the Treasury- Silver Will Soar Through $400/oz! Jim Willie It has an important feature now, with national security stamped on it. This is truly the end game for the USDollar. Big thanks to Rob Kirby and EuroRaj on my colleague team for leading the way and...
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    Mexico Central Bank Warns of "Potentially Severe Shock"

    Mexico Central Bank Warns of "Potentially Severe Shock" Caused by Credit Crunch, Seeks Emerging Market "Buyer of Last Resort" Fears of Emerging Market Credit Crunch The growing likelihood of an emerging market crunch is on the mind of Agustín Carstens, head of Mexico's central bank...
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    Fed now seen as one and done in 2016

    Fed now seen as one and done in 2016 By Greg Robb Published: Jan 20, 2016 2:17 p.m. ET Some economists think market ignoring firmer core CPI Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen may be eyeing just one rate hike this year. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Turmoil in the stock market, falling oil prices...