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Michael Shedlock / Mish

The absurdity is not $5 trillion coming back on bank balance sheets. Rather the absurdity is with accounting rules that let banks hold this much stuff off balance sheets in the first place.

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CaseyResearch.com

These massive U.S. dollar holdings also give China the ability to influence the U.S. currency. The Chinese have a keen understanding of the concept of leverage, and can use these reserves to maintain their current trade advantages.

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InfoWars.net

Moves by the likes of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to diversify their foreign exchange holdings out of dollars would amount to a vote of "no confidence" in the dollar and may cause other countries, to follow suit and begin dump

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AxisofLogic.com

"The financial crisis that we now face was created by design. It is intended to destroy the labor movement, crush the middle class, quash Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, reduce our foreign debt by 50 or 60%, force a restructuring of Amer

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research.stlouisfed.org

Take a look at this chart and ask yourself if banks are in more trouble than the Federal Reserve is ever going to tell you.

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thisjune5th.com

This could be interesting - everyone withdraw your money on June 5th from the banks and hold it for 10 days. Maybe we can all be labeled financial terrorists!

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Reuters

The Bush administration will be ready to accept requests for emergency student loans from state guaranty agencies under a program to stabilize the $85 billion student loan industry. With fallout from the subprime mortgage crisis threatening to trigge

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Barrons.com

Includes a discussion of soaring housing prices and their effect on consumer spending; it even anticipates a bursting housing bubble. Writes Greenspan: "There is no perpetual motion machine which generates an ever-rising path for the prices of h

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Foreclosurefish.com/blog

Alan Greenspan said. A "break in prices of existing homes would pull down the prices of new homes to the level of construction costs or below, inducing a sharp contraction in building," he wrote in the thesis that earned him a well-deserved

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www.pacinlaw.org/

This is THE MOST POWERFUL expose I have ever heard on the Federal Reserve ->it will blow you away<-[ED] containing an amazing sermon given in Sept 2003 by Pastor Rod Parsley at Breakthrough Church in Columbus Ohio. This powerful presentation by Pasto

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Associated Press

The Federal Reserve announced Friday that it will expand a series of efforts to deal with the global credit crisis, in coordination with European central banks. The Fed said it was boosting the amount of emergency reserves it supplies to U.S. banks

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American Conservative

Headlines notwithstanding, this was not a "bailout" in the most widely understood sense of the word. Bear Stearns lasted barely a full trading day between the Fed’s action and the announcement of the acquisition by JPMorgan at $2 (later rai

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Financial Times

US bank failures could rise above 'historical norms' as a weakening economy puts pressure on badly underwritten loans, particularly in commercial real estate, says John Dugan, who oversees 1,700 national banks as comptroller of the currency,

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Daily Telegraph

Washington is happy to watch the dollar slide. "They are not going to worry unless there is a knock-on effect on US equity or bond prices. So far that hasn't happened. There are no signs that the dollar decline has turned disorderly," h

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