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Zero Hedge
This Time Is Different - Part II: What Bitcoin Really Isus a monetary system with defining characteristics which set it apart from the
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 hours ago
us a monetary system with defining characteristics which set it apart from the current, fiat based model:Inelastic Source: St Louis Fed This inelasticity makes Bitcoin and any other similarly constructed crypto-currency….Deflationary A... Read more
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Zero Hedge
We Give Up! Government Spending And Deficits Soar Pretty Much EverywhereA recurring pattern of the past few decades involves governments promising to l
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
A recurring pattern of the past few decades involves governments promising to limit their borrowing, only to discover that hardly anyone cares. So target dates slip, bonds are issued, and the debts keep rising. This time around the timing is... Read more
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EuroNews
Fed officials fret over yield curve, warn on pace of hikesBy Howard Schneider and Ann Saphir LITTLEROCK, Ark./MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) –
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
By Howard Schneider and Ann Saphir LITTLEROCK, Ark./MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) – Two Federal Reserve policymakers urged caution in raising interest rates on Friday, saying that the flattening of the yield curve was a signal that the central bank should... Read more
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12d
Zero Hedge
We Give Up! Government Spending And Deficits Soar Pretty Much EverywhereAuthored by John Rubino via DollarCollapse.com, A recurring pattern of the pas
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
Authored by John Rubino via DollarCollapse.com, A recurring pattern of the past few decades involves governments promising to limit their borrowing, only to discover that hardly anyone cares. So target dates slip, bonds are issued, and the debts... Read more
13d
Zero Hedge
This Time Is Different - Part I: What Bitcoin Isn'tand hasn’t been since 1972; and as if it can’t be created at will, which it mos
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
and hasn’t been since 1972; and as if it can’t be created at will, which it most certainly has, with a vengeance. Source: St Louis Fed Indeed as Galbraith continued in our earlier passage: “This was true in one of the earliest seeming marvels:... Read more
16d
Zero Hedge
As Bitcoin Nears $10,000 "Central Banks Kept Up At Night"The price of the largest cryptocurrency soared 16% over the weekend, bursting t
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
The price of the largest cryptocurrency soared 16% over the weekend, bursting through $8,000 and $9,000 at a record pace and nearing the Maginot Line so many predicted at $10,000. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph $0000 - $1000: 1789 days $1000-... Read more
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16d
Zero Hedge
Key Events In The Coming Week: Senate Tax Vote; Euro Inflation; GDP; OPEC, Fed Speakersreturn from the long Thanksgiving holiday, with inflation releases in the Euroz
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
return from the long Thanksgiving holiday, with inflation releases in the Eurozone and Japan. We'll also get the second estimate of US GDP, housing data and ISM manufacturing, UK monetary aggregates and PMIs in China. Finally, the Russia-OPEC... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Bubble or breakthrough? Bitcoin keeps central bankers on edgesheets of the Bank of Japan. FRANKFURT - Central bankers say the success of Bi
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
sheets of the Bank of Japan. FRANKFURT - Central bankers say the success of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is just a bubble. But it keeps them awake at night because these private currencies threaten their control of the banking system... Read more
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Business Standard India
Success of bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies just a bubble: Central bankersBut it keeps them awake at night because these private currencies threaten thei
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
But it keeps them awake at night because these private currencies threaten their control of the banking system and money supply, which could undermine the monetary policies they use to manage inflation. With bitcoin smashing through the $8,000 level... Read more
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EuroNews
Bubble or breakthrough? Bitcoin keeps central bankers on edgeBy Francesco Canepa FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Central bankers say the success of bi
EuroNews / Posted 16 days ago
By Francesco Canepa FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Central bankers say the success of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is just a bubble. But it keeps them awake at night because these private currencies threaten their control of the banking system and money... Read more
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28d
Business Insider
The Fed is starting to pay closer attention to the other AmericaInspired by Janet Yellen's leadership and strong labor market focus, the Fed ha
Business Insider / Posted 28 days ago
Inspired by Janet Yellen's leadership and strong labor market focus, the Fed has placed increasing emphasis on its community development function. The Fed's role stems from its oversight of banks and enforcement of the 1977 Community Reinvestment... Read more
29d
Reuters
Wall Street heads lower, tax plan doubts weigh(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open marginally lower on Tuesday as worries
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open marginally lower on Tuesday as worries about Republican tax plans and the economy’s ability to deal with more rises in interest rates weighed on the mood among investors. Shares in Home Depot held steady while... Read more
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FOX Business
Wall Street heads lower, tax plan doubts weigh(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open marginally lower on Tuesday as worries
FOX Business / Posted 29 days ago
(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open marginally lower on Tuesday as worries about Republican tax plans and the economy's ability to deal with more rises in interest rates weighed on the mood among investors. Shares in Home Depot held steady while... Read more
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29d
FOX Business
Wall Street heads lower, tax plan doubts weigh(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open marginally lower on Tuesday as worries
FOX Business / Posted 29 days ago
(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open marginally lower on Tuesday as worries about Republican tax plans and the economy's ability to deal with more rises in interest rates weighed on the mood among investors. Continue Reading Below Shares in Home... Read more
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29d
Reuters
Fed should stand pat on interest rates for now: BullardLOUISVILLE, Ky. (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should keep its benchmark inter
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should keep its benchmark interest rate at current levels until there is an upswing in inflation, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Tuesday. “Inflation data during 2017 have surprised to... Read more
29d
Business Insider
Once again, the Fed is going to drive us into recessionJerome Powell is set to replace Janet Yellen as Fed chair in February, pending
Business Insider / Posted 29 days ago
Jerome Powell is set to replace Janet Yellen as Fed chair in February, pending Senate confirmation. He's expected to follow Yellen's game plan closely and look to normalize interest rates. This could invert the yield curve: quantitative tightening... Read more
30d
Zero Hedge
Key Events In The Coming Week: Taxes, Inflation, Yellen, Draghi, Kuroda And BrexitThis week’s economic calendar features several key data releases and Fedspeak.
Zero Hedge / Posted 30 days ago
This week’s economic calendar features several key data releases and Fedspeak. The main data release in US include: CPI inflation, retail sales, industrial production, housing data and monthly budget statement. We also get the latest GDP and CPI... Read more

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