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Bankers Endgame Draws Nigh

August 27th, 2014 By James Corbett

...the promise of central bank funny money, which is really all that's needed these days to send investors into a tizzy and to keep the longest bull market in recent history ascending into the stratosphere.

The market is giving itself another congratulatory pat on the back this week as the S&P flirts with the 2000 point territory. Another week, another high. Another month, another psychological market barrier crashed through with abandon.


            So what is it this time? The discovery of some new abundant source of safe, clean energy? An invention that will increase productivity by orders of magnitude? Soaring demand on the back of a solid across-the-board economic recovery? Sadly, no, it's just more Hope and Change-ium from the central banking crowd.

            This time it's European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi delivering the market its much needed jolt of central bank funny money. Or, more accurately, the promise of central bank funny money, which is really all that's needed these days to send investors into a tizzy and to keep the longest bull market in recent history ascending into the stratosphere. At the annual conclave of central bankers (is that technically called a “coven”?) in Jackson Hole, Wyoming last week Draghi said that the ECB was preparing to use “all the...

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Meet BRICS The New Development Bank

August 23rd, 2014
By James Corbett

the Bank is used as a weapon by the economic hitmen identified by John Perkins and others, directing infrastructure development funds to crony corporations and forcing countries into debt obligations that they will be unable to meet.

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Your Choice

August 20th, 2014
By Bob Rinear

We know the economy is fake, we know our debts too large and we know that some day, one day… the wheels will come off. So what are your choices?

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What The World Bank Actually Does

August 16th, 2014
By James Corbett

            But all of this talk about a potential rival to the IMF and World Bank have exposed the general public's ignorance about what exactly these institutions are and what they do.

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The Evil Empire Strikes Back

August 13th, 2014
By James Corbett

Putin has stood up to the NATO powers and hit back on sanctions against Russia with sanctions of his own. And they are meaty sanctions at that. 

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Four Communities That Are Preparing For The Collapse

August 9th, 2014
By James Corbett

Don't live in one of these communities? No problem. The whole point of the online, collaborative world of today is that we can use the technologies at our fingertips to collaborate, share ideas, and spread open source know how to other people all around the globe.

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Singapore to Start Physically Deliverable Gold Contract

August 6th, 2014
By James Corbett

For a better indication of how real, actual, physical, tangible gold is doing, we have to look at physical gold sales, and when it comes to physical gold sales there is no doubt that the East has been hungry for the yellow metal for years now.

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Five Ways 2014 is Just Like 1914

August 2nd, 2014
By James Corbett

As a number of commentators have pointed out over the course of the year, 2014 is eerily similar to 1914 in a number of ways. If this is indeed true, it would behoove us to study these similarities.

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Advisors Line Up to Call the Bubble Pop

July 30th, 2014
By James Corbett

Everyone wants to be the one who called it before it happened. And so it is that we see mainstream publications finally accepting reality.

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The Student Loan Bubble and How We Can Pop It

July 26th, 2014
By James Corbett

Earlier this year the total student loan debt in the United States surpassed the $1 trillion mark, leapfrogging over credit card debt and auto debt to become the second largest debt burden in the country. Only mortgage debt levels are higher.

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