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PakAlert Press HT Liberty Pulse

What 80 percent of economists call “Recovery” is a “Cover up”. Trillions in losses papered over with trillions of phantom dollars printed out of thin air and backed by nothing produce nothing except the mirage of recovery. The dollar’s dive and gold’

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The Examiner

Congress put American taxpayers on the hook for $700 billion last year when it approved the massive bailout to paper over imprudent lending decisions of nine Wall Street giants: Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs

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Crime & Federalism

Before Henry Paulson become Secretary of the Treasury, he was required by law to sell all of his shares in Goldman Sachs. He was allowed to sell all of his shares of Goldman Sachs stock tax-free. Thus, by becoming Secretary of the Treasure, he was

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The Globalist

The prospect of Goldman Sachs awarding record bonuses in the wake of the financial collapse has the potential to incite a broad-based populist backlash, argues Martin Sieff. He explores how Wall Street has roused the public's ire in much the same way

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Zero Hedge

Recently we presented our extended thoughts on how it was that the Fed first encouraged massive dollar-denominated, underfunding global positions, and subsequently, when funding became scarce, provided unprecedented capital bailouts to foreign Centra

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The Business Insider

The big event for the day will be the announcement of US auction sizes for next week. RBS economists estimate that we'll see $44bn in 2 years, $41bn in 5-years, $30bn in 7 years, and $7bn in a 5 year TIPS reopening which would all be a $1bn upsizes v

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Golden Jackass

The US Federal Reserve continues to talk about their urgent Exit Strategy. My theory is they will be doing mostly talking and almost no doing. The nations that talk the least will be hiking interest rates the most, like Australia. The US might be

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MarketOracle

The Dollar Carry Trade and the lost Petro-Dollar advantage will work to destroy the USDollar as the global reserve currency. The USFed will have to resort to unusual means to keep the world ‘interested’ and ‘involved’ in the USDollar at all. When the

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Economic Policy Journal

Mad scientist Ben Bernanke, with his new tool of paying interest on Fed reserves may have created the monster that we have been warning about.

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Daily Paul

Proponents of auditing the Federal Reserve have a new bill to support their cause. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D., Ore.) and Sen. Bob Corker (R., Tenn.) introduced legislation today to require the Government Accountability Office to audit several of the centr

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Charles Goyette from TheStreet.com

If a cheap dollar doesn't produce prosperity, could the gnomes in the Treasury and at the Federal Reserve have other reasons to opt for the devaluation of the dollar? They go about their subterranean toil, undermining the dollar seemingly heedless of

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National Policy Institute HT Liberty Pulse

The US Federal Reserve was founded in 1913 and allowed America to enter World War I four years later. It has been estimated that only 21 percent of the war effort was funded through taxation. 56 percent of the spending came from Fed-backed borrowing

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Ron Paul/Politico HT Liberty Pulse

The continuing financial crisis has made clear to many people the deep problems that exist within our financial system. One of the key decisions to be made in any of the reform proposals floating around deals with the Federal Reserve System and its p

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Jutiagroup

Martin here with the most shocking new numbers I’ve seen in my lifetime. My conclusion: Fed Chairman Bernanke has dumped so much funny money into the U.S. banking system and has done so little to manage how that money is used, the fate of our enti

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Reuters

The financial crisis has spotlighted the importance of dealing with global imbalances in trade and capital flows, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said. "The crisis has ... highlighted the need for many policy reforms that range from improving f

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The Market Ticker

Gee, who saw this one? Anyway, the point stands. The FDIC is clearly out of money, and this is nothing more than yet another legalized accounting fraud game, where they'll get "the money" now but allow the banks to "recognize" that "charge" over

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