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    Could Ukraine Be The Tipping Point For The Entire World?

    For years, the handwriting has been on the wall that the manipulation of economies and markets could not last.  Yet it did, continuing to surprise and amaze investors and observers as the immense power of the central...

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    Ron Paul: Bitcoin could ‘destroy the dollar’

    Imagine a world in which you can buy anything in secret. No banks. No fees. No worries inflation will make today’s money worth less tomorrow. The digital currency Bitcoin promises all these things. And while it’s far...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    Feeding the Bubble: The Next Crash Is Brewing

    Central banks around the world are pumping trillions into the economy. The goal is to stimulate growth, but their actions are also driving up prices in the real estate and equities markets. The question is no longer...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    The Fed has created a huge global bubble: Stockman

    The actions of the Federal Reserve have created a massive bubble not just in U.S. stock prices, but in a variety of assets all across the world, contends David Stockman, who served as the director of the Office of...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    World’s biggest economies being propped up by central banks, economists say

    Five years after a global financial crisis erupted, the world’s biggest economies still need to be propped up. They’re growing and hiring a little faster and creating more jobs, but only with extraordinary aid from central banks...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    Central banks to add $15B in gold this year

    Ben S. Bernanke, the world’s most- powerful central banker, says he doesn’t understand gold prices. If his peers had paid attention, they might have stopped expanding reserves that lost $545 billion in value since bullion peaked in...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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    Banks approving loans on condition borrowers don’t buy gold

    With a view to curb appetite for gold, banks are sanctioning advances, including personal loans, only if borrowers agree not to use the proceeds to buy the metal beyond permitted levels. Banks have placed the condition that...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Eurozone faces its own Japanese-style lost decade as fiscal worries deepen

    Monetary policy that cannot get traction; weak banks that cannot or will not lend; an economy trapped in a twilight world of low growth, haunted by the specter of deflation. If this combination sounds familiar, that’s because...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Hot money exodus ends currency wars

    Turkey’s efforts to pull the lira off record lows on Monday are likely to be emulated across emerging markets as central banks fight to avert an exodus of foreign capital driven by the impending turn in US policy....

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    Central bankers rush to calm jittery markets

    Worried central bankers are scrambling to ease public fears in the wake of a harsh market reaction to their words and actions. Widespread concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve Board is ready to turn off the easy-money...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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