Category Archives: federal reserve

With 93 Million Already Unemployed In U.S., The Coming Nightmare Will Be Multiples Of The Great Depression

With the Dow comfortably above 18,000 and the Nasdaq near 5,000, today a 50-year market veteran warned King World News that with 93 million people already unemployed in the United States, the coming nightmare will be multiples of the Great Depression.  He also spoke about the action in the gold and silver markets. John Embry:  “I’m Read More

Bo Polny – It’s All Down from Here, Except Gold and Silver – Audio Interview

Bo Polny talks with Kerry Lutz and provides his perspective on major markets. He’s calling for a major sell-off on the dollar and treasuries. He also sees a major sell-off on world stock markets as well. It’s going to occur before summer and this will lead to a major increase in gold and silver prices. He believes that Read More

The Great Disconnect——Central Bank Driven “Markets” Have Nothing To Do With Economics

by David Stockman   The German bund yield is soaring like a rocket today. After touching on the truly lunatic rate of 5 bps only a few weeks back, it has just crossed the 60 bps marker. Needless to say, when a blue chip 10-year bond widely held on @95% repo leverage moves that far that fast—–there is some heavy Read More

“Losses Will Be Devastating,” Triggering A Derivatives Blow-Up And Worldwide Collapse

Today the man who remarkably predicted the collapse of the euro against the Swiss franc warned King World News that “losses will be devastating,” triggering a derivatives blow-up and worldwide collapse. Egon von Greyerz:  “Eric, I’m looking at the bond markets, worldwide.  What we’ve seen now both in the U.S. and in Germany is that rates have increased Read More

The Shock Doctrine: When Order Trumps Personal Freedom – Jim Rickards

Editor’s Note: Jim Rickards has published a third book entitled “The Big Drop: How to Grow Your Wealth During the Coming Collapse.” It’s available exclusively for readers of his monthly investment letter called Strategic Intelligence. Before you read today’s essay, please click here to see why it’s the resource every investor should have if they’re concerned about the future of Read More

How this Debt-Addicted World Could Go the Way of the Mayans

Paying a high price for too many elites and their ‘frivolous cravings’ Nowadays many countries’ social and political structure relies on debt-driven consumption and increasing levels of entitlements. Blame the policy makers. To drive economic growth, boost living standards, and manage growing inequality, policy makers have used debt and monetary tools to create economic activity. Read More

When All News Is Bad News

by John Rubino on April 21, 2015 One of the defining traits of financial bubbles is the willingness of traders and investors to interpret pretty much everything as a buy signal. Rising corporate earnings mean growth, while falling profits mean easier money on the way. War means more revenues for defense contractors and easy money for everyone else. Read More

Take a Look at What They Buried in This Obscure Report

April 21, 2015 Cancun, Mexico Imagine having a net worth of $57 billion. That sounds like a lot. And for the few folks out there like Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Vladimir Putin who have racked up such a prodigious amount, it is a lot. But not if you’re the US Federal Reserve. Just like Read More

IMF Tells Regulators to Brace for Global ‘Liquidity Shock’

Financial engineering that preceded the last two financial crises is back, International Monetary Fund warns An illusion of liquidity has beguiled financial markets across the world and spawned some of the worst excesses seen on Wall Street in modern times, the International Monetary Fund has warned. Investors are borrowing money to buy shares on the Read More

It’s Not The Weather: Industrial Production Is Rolling Over, Yet The Fed Is Clueless About Its Own Index

Another day of “incoming data” and still more evidence that this isn’t your father’s business cycle. This time it comes from the Eccles Building itself, but don’t expect the Keynesian money printers domiciled there to recognize that the industrial production report they issued today constitutes yet another rebuke to their entire macro model. The March index slipped badly (0.6%) and thereby predictably elicited Read More