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Zero Hedge
The Age Of Voodoo FinanceSubmitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, The Jackson Hole
The Age Of Voodoo Finance
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, The Jackson Hole gathering may end up providing at least some clarification, but not even close to the manner in which everyone seems intent on inferring. With Janet Yellen’s notable... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Paul Volcker Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Fede
Paul Volcker Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve. Personal: Birth date: September 5, 1927 Birth place: Cape May, New Jersey Birth name: Paul Adolph Volcker Father: Paul Volcker Sr., town manager Mother:... Read more
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Market Watch
Fed rates hikes usually end in disaster, history showsWatch out, Janet Yellen! The history of Fed rate hikes shows they usually end i
Fed rates hikes usually end in disaster, history shows
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
Watch out, Janet Yellen! The history of Fed rate hikes shows they usually end in disaster. BERKELEY, Calif. (Project Syndicate) — The U.S. Federal Reserve has embarked on an effort to tighten monetary policy four times in the past four decades. On... Read more
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Aliran Online
Human Rights Commission in limboAs US pressure on Iran mounts, there is one secret that the boardroom kingpins
Human Rights Commission in limbo
Aliran Online / Posted 4 days ago
As US pressure on Iran mounts, there is one secret that the boardroom kingpins would rather keep to themselves. The Bush administration will never allow the Iranian government to open an oil exchange (bourse) that trades petroleum in euros. If that... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
US interest rates are going nowhere fast despite upbeat news at homeCentral bankers have their own lingo. They tend to speak in tortured prose that
US interest rates are going nowhere fast despite upbeat news at home
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
Central bankers have their own lingo. They tend to speak in tortured prose that obscures more than it illuminates. Given the choice, they favour a gnomic utterance over plain speaking. Bill Dudley, the president of the New York Federal Reserve and... Read more
6d
Philly.com
Richard Vague on China, debt write-offs, the meaning of TrumpWho does that affect, outside China? The world has way too much of many things.
Richard Vague on China, debt write-offs, the meaning of Trump
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
Who does that affect, outside China? The world has way too much of many things. That means price pressure will be down for years. The drop in demand from China is one of the big factors. China's growth is going toward zero. And prices will be low,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Everyone Has A Plan Until...Via ConvergEx's Nick Colas, Every Federal Reserve Chair since 1979 has faced a
Everyone Has A Plan Until...
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
Via ConvergEx's Nick Colas, Every Federal Reserve Chair since 1979 has faced a notable challenge in the first 12-20 months of their tenure – something akin to capital markets “Bullies” hazing the new kid at school. Paul Volcker had the 1979-1980... Read more
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ABC News
What the Gurus Say About Volatility as Stocks Go on Roller CoasterInvestors around the globe could use some advice from experts on volatility as
What the Gurus Say About Volatility as Stocks Go on Roller Coaster
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
Investors around the globe could use some advice from experts on volatility as the major U.S. stock indices surged today following worst day for the Dow Jones industrial average in four years. The more than 2 percent jump as of early afternoon today... Read more
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Washington Post
Paul Volcker: It would be ‘a sad day’ if Congress blocks Iran dealIn recent days, opponents of the Iran nuclear accord have argued that if Congre
Paul Volcker: It would be ‘a sad day’ if Congress blocks Iran deal
Washington Post / Posted 12 days ago
In recent days, opponents of the Iran nuclear accord have argued that if Congress blocks it, the major powers that negotiated the agreement can simply go back and crank up sanctions to put more pressure on Iran to agree to a better deal. That... Read more
13d
Zero Hedge
The Unlikely Rise Of Donald Trump And Bernie SandersIn the spring of 2014, we wrote a series of Weekly Geopolitical Reports that lo
The Unlikely Rise Of Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
In the spring of 2014, we wrote a series of Weekly Geopolitical Reports that looked at the 2016 elections. In these reports, we described the economic and political environment that had the potential to make the 2016 election historically important.... Read more
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Business Spectator
Strategies to navigate market uncertaintiesNow is not the time for hero investment plays but a time to hedge your bets, sa
Strategies to navigate market uncertainties
Business Spectator / Posted 14 days ago
Now is not the time for hero investment plays but a time to hedge your bets, says a leading portfolio manager specialising in fixed interest. Sebastian Mackay, of Edinburgh-based Standard Life Investments, says that in a world featuring simultaneous... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Gold, The Fed, Exter’s Pyramid – When John Exter Met Paul Volcker We have a fascinating dialogue with many readers. One of our readers living i
Gold, The Fed, Exter’s Pyramid – When John Exter Met Paul Volcker
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 days ago
We have a fascinating dialogue with many readers. One of our readers living in the U.S. has first hand experience of people involved at the highest levels of the Federal Reserve. He... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Justifications for South Africa’s draft liquor bill are hard to swallowI had lunch a few weeks back with the marketing director of a fine wine and spi
Justifications for South Africa’s draft liquor bill are hard to swallow
Daily Maverick / Posted 20 days ago
I had lunch a few weeks back with the marketing director of a fine wine and spirits business. He had just come from a meeting with a “facilitator” who was pitching to provide access to one of the more elusive (and commensurately more desirable)... Read more
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Canberra Times
Thirty years on, US Treasury bond with 10pc coupon bows out a starThe last US Treasury with a 10 per cent coupon, issued 30 years ago this week,
Thirty years on, US Treasury bond with 10pc coupon bows out a star
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
The last US Treasury with a 10 per cent coupon, issued 30 years ago this week, is retiring as a government obligation in a matter of days. Photo: Phil Carrick Few things from 1985 achieved lasting fame and universal acclaim. One of them is the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Wage Growth Meme In Tatters As Unit Labor Cost Growth Tumbles, Huge Downward RevisionsWage growth must be high in the land of the free since unemployment is only 5.3
Wage Growth Meme In Tatters As Unit Labor Cost Growth Tumbles, Huge Downward Revisions
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
Wage growth must be high in the land of the free since unemployment is only 5.3%. Paul Craig Roberts examines unemployment: In 1994 the Clinton regime stopped counting long-term discouraged workers as unemployed. Clinton wanted his economy to look... Read more
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22d
Zero Hedge
The US Economy Continues Its CollapseSubmitted by Paul Craig Roberts, Do you remember when real reporters existed?
The US Economy Continues Its Collapse
Zero Hedge / Posted 22 days ago
Submitted by Paul Craig Roberts, Do you remember when real reporters existed? Those were the days before the Clinton regime concentrated the media into a few hands and turned the media into a Ministry of Propaganda, a tool of Big Brother. The false... Read more
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22d
Zero Hedge
Did The Apolitical Fed Just Admit It May Not Be Raising Rates Before The Election?Paul Craig Roberts – The U.S. Economy Continues Its Collapse In 1994 the Clint
Did The Apolitical Fed Just Admit It May Not Be Raising Rates Before The Election?
Zero Hedge / Posted 22 days ago
Paul Craig Roberts – The U.S. Economy Continues Its Collapse In 1994 the Clinton regime stopped counting long-term discouraged workers as unemployed. Clinton wanted his economy to look better than Reagan’s, so he ceased counting the long-term... Read more
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22d
Market Watch
Janet Yellen may be the first of her peers to do thisFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen may be the first to raise interest rates. R
Janet Yellen may be the first of her peers to do this
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen may be the first to raise interest rates. Raising interest rates has gone out of fashion. With the last concerted rise in world interest rates nearly a decade ago, the doves have been ruling the roost since the... Read more
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Pravda
The US Economy Continues Its CollapseBy Paul Craig Roberts Do you remember when real reporters existed? Those were
The US Economy Continues Its Collapse
Pravda / Posted 22 days ago
By Paul Craig Roberts Do you remember when real reporters existed? Those were the days before the Clinton regime concentrated the media into a few hands and turned the media into a Ministry of Propaganda, a tool of Big Brother. The false reality in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The US Economy Continues Its CollapseDo you remember when real reporters existed? Those were the days before the Cli
The US Economy Continues Its Collapse
Op-Ed News / Posted 22 days ago
Do you remember when real reporters existed? Those were the days before the Clinton regime concentrated the media into a few hands and turned the media into a Ministry of Propaganda, a tool of Big Brother. The false reality in which Americans live... Read more
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Market Watch
None of today’s top central bankers have ever done thisFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen may be the first to raise interest rates. R
None of today’s top central bankers have ever done this
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen may be the first to raise interest rates. Raising interest rates has gone out of fashion. With the last concerted rise in world interest rates nearly a decade ago, the doves have been ruling the roost since the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
History Always Repeats ... Gold Protects From Capital Controls and DevaluationsSimplistic gold analysis speculates solely on price Forgets vital importance o
History Always Repeats ... Gold Protects From Capital Controls and Devaluations
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
Simplistic gold analysis speculates solely on price Forgets vital importance of diversification Lorcan Roche Kelly’s analysis lacks all context Ignores huge physical demand for gold coins and bars Today’s world is very different to the world of... Read more
26d
Market Watch
Yellen could be in firing line during Republican debateFed Chairwoman Janet Yellen, hasn’t been the subject of campaign speeches so fa
Yellen could be in firing line during Republican debate
Market Watch / Posted 26 days ago
Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen, hasn’t been the subject of campaign speeches so far unlike her predecessor Ben Bernanke By this time during the last Republican presidential campaign, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke had been just about... Read more
27d
The Huffington Post
Unlike Donald Trump's Campaign, His Take On The Federal Reserve Is Sort Of SeriousDonald Trump, real estate mogul and ersatz Republican presidential candidate, i
Unlike Donald Trump's Campaign, His Take On The Federal Reserve Is Sort Of Serious
The Huffington Post / Posted 27 days ago
Donald Trump, real estate mogul and ersatz Republican presidential candidate, is not one for in-depth policy prescriptions. The entertainer's campaign website lacks an "issues" section, and he often blanches when pressed to elaborate on a grandiose... Read more
27d
Market Watch
Donald Trump says low rates may be fueling bubbleU.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Do
Donald Trump says low rates may be fueling bubble
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump. Federal Reserve officials are weighing in on whether the central bank should lift interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis. But what does... Read more
27d
Market Watch
Donald Trump says low rates may be fueling bubbleU.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Do
Donald Trump says low rates may be fueling bubble
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump Federal Reserve officials are weighing in on whether the central bank should lift interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis. But what does... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Gold’s Down. What’s Up With That?Gold is trading around US$1,085 per ounce. That’s a five-year low, down over 40
Gold’s Down. What’s Up With That?
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 28 days ago
Gold is trading around US$1,085 per ounce. That’s a five-year low, down over 40% from its all-time high in August 2011, and down over 8% this year alone. According to Bloomberg, hedge funds are net short gold for the first time since records began... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Productivity Growth Must Become a Top Priority in the U.S.Credit inflation comes about when the government creates debt and uses stimulat
Productivity Growth Must Become a Top Priority in the U.S.
TheStreet.com / Posted 1 months ago
Credit inflation comes about when the government creates debt and uses stimulative monetary policy to boost the economy, whether the goal be increasing employment, boosting home ownership or constructing infrastructure. The theory behind programs of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
An Angry Paul Volcker Responds To Accusations He Caused The Bond Liquidity CrunchBill Clinton killed Glass Steagall, not Paul Volcker. Accountability * Ruling
An Angry Paul Volcker Responds To Accusations He Caused The Bond Liquidity Crunch
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
Bill Clinton killed Glass Steagall, not Paul Volcker. Accountability * Ruling Class = 0.0000 How dare you question a former fed reserve chairman... What is being used as liquidity today, fool. So, what you're saying is that the ponzi scheme that... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Restoring trust in banking system ‘economic imperative,’ top group saysAn influential group of leaders in international finance says that the world’s
Restoring trust in banking system ‘economic imperative,’ top group says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
An influential group of leaders in international finance says that the world’s largest banks have a lot of work to do if they want to restore public trust, years after the financial crisis redefined a number of institutions as reckless risk takers... Read more

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