If there is one line that reveals how the Obama administration is perceiving the world, and specifically that it is all through the lens of the manipulated stock market, here it is...
►Kremlin: If The US Tries To Hurt Russia's Economy, Russia Will Target The Dollar "If we didn't re-instate them into the swift system (and Russia would, in retaliation, reject the petro-dollar and allow other trade currencies) then the ENTIRE
It was almost exactly one year ago to the day that an entire nation was frozen out of its savings… overnight.
Russia responded to threat of sanctions by moving more than $100 billion in Treasury bonds out of the U.S.
In the most comprehensive sanctions against Russia since the end of the Cold War, President Obama froze the US assets of 7 Russian officials, including top advisers to President Putin, for their support of Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine.
The pull of habit and propaganda is so strong that most people haven't even recognized that software and the Web can replace the entire financial/banking sector for a fraction of the cost of the current parasitic system, a system that (as we all kno
Flask in hand, Boris Yelstin famously mounted a tank outside the Soviet Parliament in August 1991. Presently, the fearsome Red Army stood down—an outcome which 45 years of Cold War military mobilization by the West had failed to accomplish.
Most of the world is now in the grip of hyper-capitalism, what we call neoliberalism. This new system has brought us careening economic instabilities, worsening ecological disasters, brutal wars, a depleted public sector and poverty in the affluent g
Broad European stocks dropped 3.3% on the week - the biggest fall since June of last year.
Warren Buffett sat down for an interview with CNBC on Friday morning and offered up a lot of wisdom on a variety of topics ranging from bitcoin to Ukraine to the global response to the wisdom of betting against No. 16 seeds in the NCAA college basket
Let me check yields on British sovereign debt…mmm, AEP is correct; there seems to be no reaction to this significant event.
No reason to keep records of what happened at one of the world’s most powerful central banks during the height of the 2008 Crash. Nothing important to know there. No reason to look back and remember what worked and what didn’t. No reason to keep the
"We can't come out of this with a shadow of doubt about the integrity of the Bank of England," Governor Mark Carney told MPs this morning on the heels of the report, as we noted here, that found no collusion by the bank to manipulate FX rates.
While the world is terrified about what China - where corporate bond defaults are now permitted - may be about to unleash on the world, most are all too happy to remain in a state of delightful ignorance. We decided to take a peek behind the scenes.
London Sanction Talks Have London in the Crosshairs
London Sanction Talks Have London in the Crosshairs
While the US may be rejoicing its daily stock market all time highs day after day, it may come as a surprise to many that global equity capitalization has hardly performed as impressively compared to its previous records set in mid-2007. In fact, bet
Andrew Henderson, Peter Schiff, Jeff Berwick, Ernest Hancock, Stephanie Murphy, Bobby Casey, Joel Nagel, Pete Sisco, Domingo Silva, Steve Michaels, and many more...
"A week before the recent BRICS summit in Durban, the Kremlin administration has silently produced a document (PDF) which describes the Russian strategy in the context of BRICS cooperation.
Finance advisor to Russia threatens to sell its U.S. dollar reserves if the United States imposes sanctions on Russia
A Russian official says potential sanctions by Washington against Moscow would lead to the “crash” of the US financial system and end its global financial domination.
Gerald Celente: Banker Suicides Prequel to Global Collapse - The onset of the great depression of the 1930's brought a spike in banker suicides, Will Rogers noted of the time, "When Wall Street took that tail spin, you had to stand in line to get a
The EU reported its willingness to provide significant financial assistance to Ukraine. This is allegedly done to cover the need of $35 billion for this and subsequent years.
Dear Depositor: We don’t want to cause you unnecessary stress or worry, but it might be prudent to pay attention to a series of unusual news reports recently emanating from the banking world.
The way we rate national economies is all wrong, says rating agency reformer Annette Heuser. With mysterious and obscure methods, three private US-based credit rating agencies wield immense power over national economies across the globe, and the outc
While the FT promptly retracted an article on precisely the topic of gold manipulation from earlier this week (recorded for posterity here), Bloomberg appears to not have had the same "editorial" concerns and pressures....
Instability starts on the periphery and moves into the core.
Yesterday we reported that as part of the Ukrainian central bank's plan to bailout the nation's largely insolvent private banks, it would provide any needed funding but only "if they will remain under open control of the National Bank of Ukraine."
With European peripheral bond yields collapsing every single day to new all time lows (primarily driven by Europe's near-certainty that a US-style QE is imminent as we first showed here in November, despite Mario Draghi's own words from....
While the "developed" world scrambles to find a way to provide Ukraine with a bailout in such a way that Russia doesn't turn off the gas, Ukraine is doing some scrambling of its own to assure the local banks, which have been plagued....