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Plate-Spinning Era Is Over, Deutsche Bank Warns

Deutsche Bank’s long-held analogy of “plate-spinning” central bankers acting like the old popular circus act where the performers would spin plates on numerous poles and run between them in order […]

Somebodies Wrong or Way Ahead……

Bank stocks have exploded… bank credit markets have not! So what happens next?   But then again – what do those ‘dummies’ in the professional, multi-trillion dollar credit markets know […]

The Last Time This Happened, US Equities Crashed

Something extremely unsusual just happened. The post-Brexit, post-QE collapse in UK Gilt yields has extended the ‘cheapness’ of US Treasuries to over 100bps. This is the widest absolute spread since […]

Starting Up The Helicopters

Submitted by John Rubino via, As the abject failures of the past few years’ monetary experiments became apparent, it was clear that something else would have to be tried. […]

They Will Destroy Your Purchasing Power

The Federal Reserve’s Grand Scheme Exposed (In 1 Simple Chart) by Tyler Durden Jul 10, 2016 9:50 PM 52 SHARES TwitterFacebookReddit For 138 years, consumer prices in America slightly declined. […]

US Gold Market

The US Gold Market is best known as the home of gold futures trading on the COMEX in New York. The COMEX has a literal monopoly on gold futures trading […]

How To Legally Scam The Welfare System

First, put down all sharp objects. Now, meet Edith Calzado – maybe the single most successful and productive beneficiary of government assistance you’ll ever meet. As NPR’s Planet Money’s latest […]

Wheelbarrow Economics

Submitted by Jeff Thomas via, In 2014, we published an article entitled “Watch the Movie Before It Is Filmed.” In that article, I described the situation in Venezuela at […]

America’s Age Of Impunity

Authored by Jeffrey Sachs, originally posted at The Boston Globe, The Panama Papers opened yet another window on the global system of financial corruption, showing how political leaders and businesses […]