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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will hold his first regularly scheduled press conference today at 2:15 pm Eastern time, following the release of a brief statement from the Federal Open Market Committee at 12:30 pm.
Once again Philadelphia raised the bar for an End the Fed rally with Fedstock II. Jordan Page played his great music. Yours truly was the first speaker followed by a great line up, Scott Davis, Ernest Hancock, and Adam Kokesh. A big thanks to Mike Sa
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Yes, the “granddaddy of all bubbles” will explode right in Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s face, a bubble that will then sink like a stiletto deep into the “heart of the monetary systems” across the world, proving something Nassim Taleb said...
In defense of this view, Greenspan paints a disturbing view of the modern world as a financial dystopia in which humans are at the mercy of a financial machine they have built but can no longer hope to manage.
Where to begin? It’s difficult to give up a belief system that took root 30 years ago, but I find your arguments irresistible. I took notes as I read the essay, thinking to rebut you point-by-point; instead, halfway through it I found myself...
However, the fact remains that the Fed HAS to continue with QE of some kind. The reasons for this are: 1) The $180+ TRILLION interest rate based derivatives market (90+% all of which are owned by the TBTFs)
There is a rising loss of faith in the conventional (i.e. propaganda) account of the U.S. economy. Readers tell me their local coin store has no silver coinage left, as the public has been buying with a vengeance.
It was a great honor to be allowed to address the liberty minded activists at Fedstock II in Philadelphia, PA. On April 23, 2011 we again hit the streets to educate everyone of the dangers of central banking. A big thanks to the organizers, the other
To its congressionally directed dual mandate -- stable prices and full employment -- the Bernanke Fed has unilaterally added a third. It has undertaken to make the markets rise.
China appears to be getting ready to cut its USD reserves by roughly the amount of dollars that was recently printed by the Fed, or $2 trillion or so. And to think that this comes just as news that the Japanese pension fund will soon be dumping...
What a roaring economy, except that gas would $8 a gallon (assuming current levels of supply and demand). In essence, you would need $2 to buy what $1 buys today. Don’t even ask about health-care costs.
Since March 2009, stocks have doubled. However, oil has nearly TRIPLED in price.
So remarks Axel Merk, currency specialist and founder of the Merk Mutual Funds, who is perplexed by those waiting for additional warning signs to sell the dollar. In his view, we have all the evidence we need.
People have lost faith in Obama, the congress, and the political process itself. They can see that the system is broken and no longer responds to the will of the people, which is why they're throwing up their hands and giving up. It's obvious.
The US Dollar crisis, or how the jolts in the US currency that will characterize the ending of QE2 in the second quarter of 2011 will be the beginnings of a massive devaluation (around 30% in a few weeks).
The politicos won't like either choice, but sacrificing the real economy will cost them their seat. All the fatcats who've raked in tens of billions from the risk trade Bull will be demanding that Ben "save" the financialized economy, but the...
Barry Hess guest host - Ernest calling in from Fedstock II: Philadelphia End-the-Fed Rally, March & Concert. James Babb co-founder Fedstock and www.WeWontFly.com / Darren Wolfe "Focus on Peace".
The Fed will confront the need to bail out the innocents it had previously bailed in. Hence, QE3." And therein lies the rub. Simple, sweet, and, for the US dollar, suicidal.
One important example of Bernanke's new Federal Reserve "tools" is the paying of interest on deposits that banks leave with the Federal Reserve. It has resulted in over a trillion dollars accumulating at the Fed, as what as known as...
What we have is a Federal Reserve that has joined hands with Congress and the Administration, both present and previous, in an intentional act of debasement to finance profligate deficit spending.
The outcome of next week's Fed board meeting isn't in doubt. It is likely to decide to allow a $600 billion program to buy Treasury bonds to run its course, as planned, in June. The debate will shift to how and when to begin raising interest rates...
He also said what we have been saying since about October of last year: "I mean the market is just going to give up. Once (the Fed) ... stops buying bonds I'm not sure who's left to buy bonds at that point."
The dollar is now sitting close to its all-time low. There is no floor beneath that level on a technical basis. While an "underthrow" excursion might well be tolerated, should there be any meaningful and sustained break below about 71.5 on the /DX.
“They turn on the printing press and flood the entire dollar zone — in other words, the whole world — with government bonds. There is no way we will act this way anytime soon. We don’t have the luxury of such hooliganism,” he said.
The ministry said in a statement carried today on SAFE's website. "We hope the U.S. government takes responsible measures to protect investor interests."
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There's one problem here with these standards, if they're actually enforced: They make home price ramps impossible except through one means - the acceleration of household income.
Ending the reinvestment policy and the $600 billion program at the same time would be like quitting stimulus “cold turkey,”