So not only are Americans bailing out our own too big to fail banks, but we're bailing out foreign mega-banks as well.
When we learn that the Fed is funding Europe with big money there will be a backlash. The Fed is already in hot water for their easy money policy. A $500b loan to Europe by the Fed will not go over too well with the folks in America.
We have gotten to the point where the roll issue is not a monthly concern, but is becoming a weekly funding threat, and even daily. Of course, as we speculated in December, what better way to raise demand for Treasuries than stage an equity selloff.
The Fed is considering reopening swap lines with central banks, likely in conjunction with the rumored rescue package. This is the news that shot the market up in the last 10 minutes of trading as the Fed would never allow the market to close...
Inflation that’s too low raises the possibility of outright deflation and doesn’t ease the real burden of debt, Bernanke said in a 2003 speech. A falling inflation rate also increases real interest rates, effectively tightening monetary policy, he sa
Good for Ron Paul for telling Rahm and his little pro-bank whip operation to get stuffed. He’s seizing a moment of transpartisan anger at the banks and he’s pointing it straight at the Wall Street apologists. It will be interesting to see how far..
Let's put them under some degree of restraint before it all comes crashing down, on us."
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"I only see two bubbles in the world, one is the Chinese urban to real estate and the other is the United States’ government bond market".
We have wars that suck up billions upon billions. And in the White House, I am convinced we have a man who when he first heard the words "supply and demand" thought it was some kind of whitey rock group and never looked further...
White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is reportedly working closely with the Fed to kill off the audit provisions at all costs to protect the power structure dominated by the international banking elite.
In the name of preventing inflation - the Fed is guaranteeing prolonged deflation and the lack of a sustainable recovery. However, this is arguably an exercise of core monetary policy by the Fed.
"Entire condo projects and upscale residential lots are being pre-sold before any construction, with buyers freely admitting that they have no intention of occupying the units or building on the land but rather are counting on 'flipping' "...
The bill is supposedly designed to prevent a replay of the 2008 crisis, in which 75 years of Federal financial reform laws proved utterly useless in preventing the crisis.
The Fed is contracting the M-3 Money Supply at an annual rate of over 8.5%. This rate is accelerating, and means that Meredith Whitney is spot-on in her predictions of credit lines contracting by $2.5 Trillion dollars.
“Let's be clear,” Sanders said. “This money does not belong to the Federal Reserve. It belongs to the American people, and the American people have a right to know where their taxpayer dollars are going.”
In case you missed it, the top two countries on the hook to fund the World bailout are the US and Japan, the two countries caught in the greatest deflationary throes since the great depression. Coincidence, or willful dollar(yen)slaughter: you decide
My guess is the Fed will probably wait until the unemployment rate is closer to 9% before removing the "extended period" language, and it is unlikely they will raise rates until the unemployment rate is below 8%
Megan discusses her photo shoot and why the Federal Reserve should be ended. This is also Megan's video validation for Free Talk Live.
Once again we get confirmation that Chris Dodd is nothing but a paid manservant for his Federal Reserve masters, in addition to being a lame duck, whose last days in office are meant to do everything to allow the old-school Wall Street ways...
Judging by Ben Bernanke's recent abnormal behavior, we are quite confident the Fed forgot to add at least three zeroes to the latest version of the Benjamins.
Ben Bernanke yesterday told Congress that high unemployment and weak construction are among the “significant restraints” on the pace of growth, and he repeated the Fed’s view that borrowing costs are likely to stay low for an “extended period.”
No, not just Greece - all of Europe. Without Congressional authorization or notice, of course. That nice little vertical line is a gain of $421.8 billion dollars of outstanding loans and leases in one week's time.
In contrast to End the Fed attempts at the national level, a paper recently presented at the Mises Institute’s “Austrian Scholars Conference” proposes an alternative approach to ending the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money: the “Constitutional Tend
MSNBC vid here..http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/36233217#36233217 OK, This is way off the mark for the MSM to be speaking out against TPTB... What the hell is this all about? Why would they now start telling the truth?
Fed Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke used a Dallas Regional Chamber luncheon on Wednesday to tell the American people what flibbertigibbetty fools we are.
Gloom Boom & Doom Report publisher Marc Faber and economic analyst Mike “Mish” Shedlock join Yahoo’s Tech Ticker on March 12, 2010 to discuss the global economy, where we’re headed and the possibility of the “end of civilization.” (Videos follow exc
Mr Bernanke is taking the fateful decision to knock away the props of the mortgage market even though the M3 broad money supply has been contracting at an epic pace of 6pc since September. If M3 gives early warning of six to 12 months, beware.
This is not just convenient for the banks, it's crucial to Washington's ability to borrow, especially as foreign demand begins to wane (supposedly).
The Fed must be audited, and it role as the 'master regulator' and as the place where the Office of Consumer Financial Protection would be located is a farce, a cruel joke. Chris Dodd must either be senile, entirely cynical, or believe the American..