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Filed Under:Business & Finance
Posts on Regator:50599
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Archived Since:February 18, 2011

Blog Post Archive

More Giant Craters Appear In Siberia, Scientists Nervous To Investigate

In the middle of last summer came news of a bizarre occurrence no one could explain. Seemingly out of nowhere, a massive crater appeared in one of the planet's most inhospitable lands. Early estimates said the crater, nestled in a land called "the ends of the Earth" where temperatures can sink far below zero, yawned nearly 30 metres in diameter. Show More Summary

Fed Independence Is A Joke, So Why Not Audit?

Submitted by James Miller via, A whistleblower-hating president, a bureaucrat who illegally targeted conservatives, and the former national intelligence director who lied before Congress walk into a bar. The bartender...Show More Summary

Putin Spokesman Says Nemtsov Murder Was "100% Provocation"

Just a few short hours after the terrible murder of Russian opposition politician and outspoken Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, US' John Kerry was quick to condemn the actions of the "reformer" and demand Russia's "expeditious investigation,"...Show More Summary

When Centralization Scales Beyond Our Control

Submitted by Raúl Ilargi Meijer of the Automatic Earth When Centralization Scales Beyond Our Control In an article about NATO exercises in Estonia, just 300 yards from the Russian border, Daniel McAdams at the Ron Paul Institute makes a point that I want to use to make a much broader point. Show More Summary

Did the Dollar Get its Groove Back?

The US dollar traded higher against most of the major currencies over the past week. No thanks to Yellen's testimony before Congress. Market participants took away from her a reduced chance of a mid-year rate hike. We disagree with the...Show More Summary

Warren Buffett Releases Monster 43-Page Half-Century Letter To Berkshire Faithful

The day the Buffet "value-investing" fanatics have been looking forward to all year, almost as much as the annual pilgrimage to Omaha, has finally arrived - hours ago Warren Buffett released his historic, 50th annual letter to shareholders,...Show More Summary

China Cuts Interest Rates, Takes Number Of Central Banks Easing In 2015 To 21

And then there were 21. Hours ago on Saturday, the country whose currency is largely pegged to the dollar which itself is now anticipating a rate hike in the coming months, surprised the world by confirming its economic slowdown yetShow More Summary

Ask The Expert – Hugo Salinas Price!

Click here for transcript and original posting In this exclusive interview, Hugo Salinas Price share his views on precious metals, provides some historical background on gold and silver money, the manipulation of the precious metals markets, the inevitable collapse of the fiat money, and more… Video Click here for transcript and original posting

10 Reasons Washington Has War Fever

Submitted by Ron Holland via The Daily Bell, "War is merely the continuation of policy by other means." – Carl von Clausewitz The political elites, Federal Reserve and special interests that really run the show hiding behind Congress and the president of either party in America's closed two-party monopoly seem to be running scared in many regards. Show More Summary

Self-Aware? World's Largest Hedge Fund Shifts Strategy To Artificial Intelligence

Despite warnings from the likes of Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking (and of course, Sarah Connor), Ray Dalio's $165 billion AUM hedge fund Bridgewater will start a new, artificial-intelligence unit next month. Despite the "new normal"'s...Show More Summary

China And The Dragon Tail Of Marx

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, The dragon tail of Marx's end-game of overcapacity and finance capital is about to shred China's fantasy that the state can micro-manage both capitalism and financialization with no contradictions or consequences. Show More Summary

In "Paranormal" Europe, Banks Will Pay You To Borrow, And Charge You To Save

A month ago, we wrote about a bizarre situation involving Denmark's now totally broken monetary system, where as a result of an unprecedented scramble to weaken the currency in order to preserve the peg to the Euro the central bank unleashed...Show More Summary

The Forgotten War – Understanding The Incredible Debacle Left Behind By NATO In Libya

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In retrospect, Obama’s intervention in Libya was an abject failure, judged even by its own standards. Libya has not only failed to evolve into a democracy; it has devolved into a failed state. Show More Summary

Spot The Odd Vol Out

Despite the well-managed collapse of Equity, FX, and Rates volatility in February, the Oil complex is exhibiting Lehman-Depression-like levels of implied vol still as central planners seem unable (or unwilling) to manipulate the energy complex (rock of inflation and hard place of 'consumer tax cut'?). Show More Summary

"Monetary Policy Is Bankrupt" Dr. Lacy Hunt Warns "Bonds, Not Stocks, Are A Good Economic Indicator"

Submitted by Erico Matias Tavares via Sinclair & Co., In Search of Solutions – An Interview with Dr. Lacy H. Hunt We had the great pleasure of speaking with Dr. Lacy H. Hunt on the current state of the economy, the limitations of monetary policy and potential solutions to the overindebtedness problem in the main global economies. Show More Summary

WTF Chart Of The Day - Fantasy February Edition

Presented with little comment but to say "Thank you Jim..." His comments, as we noted previously, changed the narrative back to "bad news is good news" and so it goes. Charts: Bloomberg

Homeland Security Shutdown Imminent After House Fails To Pass Stop-Gap Funding Bill

As we warned was entirely possible, with just hours to go until The Department of Homeland Security runs out of money at midnight: HOUSE FAILS TO PASS STOPGAP FUNDING FOR U.S. HOMELAND SECURITY While more votes are expected tonight (and...Show More Summary

5 Things To Ponder: Weekend Catch Up

Submitted by Lance Roberts via STA Wealth Management, With the "Great Greek Tragedy" now behind the markets, for the time being, all eyes have turned towards the Nasdaq's triumphant march back to 5000. (The graphics department at CNBC...Show More Summary

Prominent Russian Politician And Putin Critic Shot To Death In Moscow: Live Feed From Murder Scene


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