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Fed’s 100th birthday: What’s to celebrate – the Great Recession?

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Dollar braces for dovish Fed, gloomy US data

The U.S. dollar will remain under pressure this week on expectations that the Federal Reserve will signal stimulus remains intact for longer at its two-day policy meeting, according to CNBC’s latest market survey of currency traders, analysts and strategists. Technical … Continue reading

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Paul Singer: The “Trapped, Harmful” Fed “Revels In The Role Of Atlas, Holding Up The World”

Singer discusses about what is fundamentally at flaw – the current unsustainable monetary system – which itself is broken courtesy of what is now rampant, runaway currency debasement. The reason for the is that as a result of the terminal … Continue reading

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Eric Sprott Exclusive: The Fed Has Lost Control of the Bond Market!

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$3.39T Quantitative Explosion: Fed Owns More Treasuries and MBS Than Publicly Held Debt Amassed From Washington Through Clinton

The same day that the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee announced last week that the Fed would continue to buy $40 billion in mortgage-backed securities (MBS) and $45 billion in U.S. Treasury securities per month, the Fed also released its latest weekly … Continue reading

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Fed Monkeys Lose Control!

From YouTube: On this week’s Metals & Markets, Turd Ferguson returns to the show to discuss: 1. Fed lunacy: placing this week’s no-tapering and Friday’s MOPE with manipulative metals smash into perspective 2. Political trends: US “peak empire” and dollar … Continue reading

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Is The Fed Ready To Cut America’s Fiat Life Support?

by Brandon Smith It is undeniable that America is thoroughly addicted to fiat stimulus. Every aspect of our economy, from stocks, to bonds, to banks, and by indirect extension main street, is now utterly dependent on the continued 24/7 currency … Continue reading

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US Treasury Finally Admits The Truth: It’s All POMO

Back in 2010, when few still dared to question that the entire move in the market is predicted by the Fed’s daily POMO (then still on QE2), we laid out, in a way so easy even a caveman could grasp it, how every tiny move in … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Warns Leveraged ETFs Could Trigger 1987-Style “Cascade” In Stocks

In a 43-page research report, the Federal Reserve has authored a rather concerning tome warning that the mechanical positive-feedback rebalancing of Leverage ETFs (LETFs) resembles the portfolio insurance strategies, which contributed to the stock market crash of October 19, 1987. The impact … Continue reading

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Gold Markets Get Strange – Is Economic Danger Near?

Traditionally, metals markets are supposed to be a solid fundamental signal of the physical and psychological health of our overall economy. Steady but uneventful commodities trade meant a generally healthy industrial base and consumption base. An extreme devaluation was a … Continue reading

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Why Are Your Children Buying Houses for Ben Bernanke?

By Paul Rosenberg, FreemansPerspective.com Every now and then I like to look at government numbers and see what they really mean. I ran into this batch several months ago but hadn’t had time to play with them till now. What … Continue reading

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All You Need to Know About the Obama Economic Recovery

The above graph shows Amazon’s operating profit and net income in the second quarter for the past four years. As their operating income declined over 70% in this period, the net profit has collapsed. How long can Amazon operate at … Continue reading

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The Biggest Ponzi Scheme In The History Of The World

Did you know that you are involved in the most massive Ponzi scheme that has ever existed?  To illustrate my point, allow me to tell you a little story.  Once upon a time, there was a man named Sam.  When … Continue reading

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Can You See the Fed’s POMO at Work?

  The graph above is the Down Jones at 12:30PM on June 6, 2013. The bars at the bottom of the graph represent the volume of trades. What happens when the Fed stops propping up the market? David DeGerolamo

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The 34 Words That May Have Caused Today’s Crash In Stocks

There is much consternation about what triggered today’s rapid escalation of selling pressure in US stocks. As the evening wends on and traders sip their Absinthe, it appears an embargoed record of the Fed’s Advisory Panel minutes was at least a major … Continue reading

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