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Fed to Hire PR Wizard to Fight Against HR 1207!!!• blacklistednews.com via Rense.com
US Outlook Deteriorates, Bond Yields Soar• dailyreckoning.com/
Fed to Hire PR Wizard to Fight Against HR 1207• http://www.blacklistednews.com/news-4418-0-5-5--.h
"Federal" "Reserve" Banking Cartel to hire Enron's Linda Robertson to wage lobby war against Audit The Fed bill
Counterfeiting Update• Liberty Maven
* The amount of new money the Fed
has created is roughly $107 billion more than all the money that was in
circulation just a year ago
* In other words, the U.S. money supply has more than doubled
China Bank Wants U.S. Bonds Issued in Yuan• Telegraph.co.uk/news
Some Wonder If Bond Market Has Reached Its Tipping Point• Washingtonpost.com/
Janet Yellen Says Fed Must Brace for ‘Substantial Shocks’• Bloomberg.com
Fed to Hire PR Wizard to Fight Against HR 1207• InfoWars
As HR 1207 gains momentum and co-sponsors in the House of Representatives, the Federal Reserve is planning to fight the tide calling for an audit of its books by hiring a veteran lobbyist to “manage its relations with Congress,” according to Reuters.
Only 22 more signatures needed to get Federal Reserve Audited as of 06-05-2009• infowars
Ron Paul introduced HR 1207 on February 26, 2009 in the House.
Housing is a Dead Man Walking: Bond-market rout lifts mortgage cost• google.com/hostednews
Fed Intends to Hire Enron Lobbyist in Campaign to Buttress Its Image• bloomberg.com
High Quality Version: Is Anyone Minding the Store at the Federal Reserve?• YouTube
This is a high quality version of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing of May 5, 2009. Rep. Alan Grayson asks the Federal Reserve Inspector General about the trillions of dollars lent or spent by the Federal Reserve and where it went, and the trillions of off balance sheet obligations. Inspector General Elizabeth Coleman responds that the IG does not know and is not tracking where this money is. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pi... Federal Reserve Office of the Inspector General: http://www.federalreserve.gov/oig/
Bernanke Warns Deficits Threaten Financial Stability• Bloomberg.com
“Either cuts in spending or increases in taxes will be necessary to stabilize the fiscal situation,” Bernanke said in response to a question. “The Federal Reserve will not monetize the debt.”
Bernanke: start work now to curb budget deficit• AP
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is urging Congress and the Obama administration to start plotting a strategy to curb record-high U.S. budget deficits. Failing to do so could eventually erode investor confidence and endanger the economy's prospects for long-term health, he said.
Paul Craig Roberts: As the Dollar Falls Off the Cliff ...• Counterpunch.com/
China sees it differently. It is obvious to Chinese officials that neither China nor the entire world has enough spare money to purchase $4 trillion of US Treasuries over the next two years.
Congress's Afterthought, Wall Street's Trillion Dollars• Washington Post
On the day before Thanksgiving in 1991, the US Senate voted to vastly expand the emergency powers of the Federal Reserve. [kinda like creating it] Almost no one noticed. The critical language was contained in a single, inscrutable sentence, and the only public explanation was offered during a final debate that began with a reminder that senators had airplanes to catch. Yet, in removing a long-standing prohibition on loans that supported financial speculation, the provision effectively allowed the Fed for the first time to lend money to Wall Street during a crisis.
Dollar Declines as Slump Prompts Nations to Mull Alternative• Bloomberg.com
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev may discuss his proposal to create a new world currency when he meets counterparts from Brazil, India and China this month. Medvedev first proposed seeking alternatives to the U.S. dollar as a reserve currency in March.
Republican Senators Neuter Federal Reserve Transparency Bill• lp.org/
A Senate audit bill that is unrelated to HR 1207 titled “HC-45” was introduced to audit the Fed and was promptly amended to limit the scope. It appears now that a so-called limited government Republican by the name of Richard Shelby did the watering down...
Former Chinese Central Bank Advisor Calls Federal Reserve Assets "Rubbish"• Michael Shedlock / Mish
“The balance sheet of the Federal Reserve not only has expanded like mad but is also ridden with ‘rubbish’ assets,” he said
Global crisis 'inevitable' unless US starts savings• Bloomberg
(Imagine, taking advice from the ChiComs) Another global financial crisis triggered by a loss of confidence in the dollar may be inevitable unless the US saves more, said Yu Yongding, a former Chinese central bank adviser. It's "very natural" for the world
Denninger: Do You Believe This Lady?• Market-ticker.denninger.net
Investigate the facts for yourself before believing Susie Orman playing "mouthpiece" for a clearly-desperate regulatory apparatus that has allowed the wholesale looting of the American Taxpayer to occur
CFR: The End of National Currency• foreignaffairs.com/
Global financial instability has sparked a surge in "monetary nationalism" -- the idea that countries must make and control their own currencies. But globalization and monetary nationalism are a dangerous combination, a cause of financial crises...
Leap in U.S. debt hits taxpayers with 12% more red ink• USAtoday.com/
Taxpayers are on the hook for an extra $55,000 a household to cover rising federal commitments made just in the past year for retirement benefits, the national debt and other government promises, a USA TODAY analysis shows.
Bernanke: How's The Vise Feel?• Market-ticker.denninger.net
Argue with that all you want; they're not my numbers. Where's that 4.5% 30 year fixed mortgage folks? Gone, that's where. Here's reality: Bernanke has lost control of his supposed "intervention."
U.S. Weighs Single Agency to Regulate Banking Industry: The Federal Reserve• washingtonpost.com/
They favor vesting the Federal Reserve with new powers as a systemic risk regulator, with broad responsibility for detecting threats to the financial system. The powers would include oversight of previously unregulated markets, such as the derivative
Jekyll Island Secret Liberty meeting Part 2. Interview with Micheal Badnerick and more.• www.LCLReport.com
We find out more details about what was really going on behind closed doors with interviews from Micheal Badnerick, Edward Griffin and Catherine Bleish.
Denninger: Bernanke's every move is failing• Market-ticker.denninger.net
You saw that right - the 30/fixed is now being quoted at 6.5%, up nearly 30% in one day.
The Fed's Balance Sheet• Seeking Alpha
The most recent Fed Balance Sheet reading of $2.16 trillion is a doozy and is only getting higher. This is just the beginning: Bernanke and Co. committed to monetizing $1.75 trillion of securities this year, of which $1.21 trillion remain to be purch
FDIC: U.S. ‘Problem’ Banks Rise to 305• Bloomberg.com
U.S. “problem” banks climbed 21 percent to the highest total in 15 years in the first quarter, and provisions set aside for loan losses weighed on industry earnings, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said.