Economy

The Head Of ‘The Central Bank Of The World’ Warns That Another Great Financial Crisis May Be Coming

Posted by on July 15, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
The Head Of ‘The Central Bank Of The World’ Warns That Another Great Financial Crisis May Be Coming

Jaime Caruana, General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements since 2009, recently warned that the global financial system is currently “more fragile” in many ways than it was just prior to the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Speaking of the financial markets, Caruana ominously declared that “it is hard to avoid the sense of a puzzling disconnect between the markets’ buoyancy and underlying economic developments globally” and he noted that “markets can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent”. In other words, he is saying what I have been saying for so long. The behavior of the financial markets has become completely divorced from economic reality, and at some point there is going to be a massive correction.

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Silver: What Stage Are We At? Mike Maloney & Ed Steer

Posted by on July 10, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Silver: What Stage Are We At? Mike Maloney & Ed Steer

Mike Maloney and Ed Steer talk about silver prices and the forthcoming currency crises. “It’s going to go far far higher because of this healthy shakeout that we’ve got” – Mike Maloney on the silver market, June 2014.

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The Fed Won’t Let Germany Inspect Its Own Gold

Posted by on July 7, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
The Fed Won’t Let Germany Inspect Its Own Gold

The US Federal Reserve holds 45 percent of Germany’s gold assets, and a plan to bring much of that back to its homeland is in jeopardy. Efforts to transport or even audit the billions of dollars worth of precious metal held by the US are being impeded by politics and the Fed itself, creating frustration for many of the plans supporters. RT’s Peter Oliver reports from Berlin on what is holding up the process.

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97% Owned: The Positive Money Director’s Cut (Documentary)

Posted by on July 5, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
97% Owned: The Positive Money Director’s Cut (Documentary)

In just 60 minutes this UK-perspective documentary shows how the power to create money is the puzzle piece that economists were missing when they failed to predict the crisis.

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America’s CEOs: In a Class All by Themselves

Posted by on June 30, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
America’s CEOs: In a Class All by Themselves

Workers in the United States don’t make double what workers make in Japan or Switzerland. Why should U.S. CEOs routinely make double — and often much more — than Japanese and Swiss top execs?

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A Billionaire Warns Fellow Oligarchs: “The Pitchforks Are Coming”

Posted by on June 29, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
A Billionaire Warns Fellow Oligarchs: “The Pitchforks Are Coming”

Multi-millionaire Nick Hanauer sees the writing on the wall: nowhere in history did wealth accumulated like this and the pitchforks didn’t eventually come out.

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Silver or Gold: What to Buy NOW?

Posted by on June 20, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Silver or Gold: What to Buy NOW?

Insights on how and why to base your precious metal investment choices on the gold/silver performance ratio.

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James Corbett: No, War Doesn’t Help the Economy

Posted by on June 18, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
James Corbett: No, War Doesn’t Help the Economy

The idea that the Great Depression was finally brought to an end by the onset of WWII has been a staple of history textbooks, documentaries and various war propaganda for decades. This myth continues to be perpetuated to the present day.

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The Austerity Diaries: If You Don’t Have a Job, Make One Up

Posted by on June 16, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
The Austerity Diaries: If You Don’t Have a Job, Make One Up

If you are in the midst of a personal economic collapse, you just might be able to change your course by creating your own streams of income instead of relying on an employer to pay you a living wage.

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The Austerity Diaries: A Rainy Day Fund is Your Top Priority

Posted by on June 11, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
The Austerity Diaries: A Rainy Day Fund is Your Top Priority

If you don’t have some rainy day money, it is of the utmost importance that you change your financial lifestyle right away. Despite the blithe reports from the White House and mainstream media, the economy is continuing to freefall.

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Watch: End of USA Dominance? Death of the Dollar Update

Posted by on June 10, 2014 in Economy with 1 Comment
Watch: End of USA Dominance? Death of the Dollar Update

Learn how and why the current monetary system (the U.S. dollar standard) is aging, becoming unstable, and predicted to soon implode.

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What Do Billionaires Ask About the People They Exploit?

Posted by on June 5, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
What Do Billionaires Ask About the People They Exploit?

As the US loses its status as the globe’s number one economic power, a few Americans are amassing staggering wealth. What will become of the rest of us?

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Returning To The Quiet Intelligence Of Nature

Posted by on June 4, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Returning To The Quiet Intelligence Of Nature

How can we move towards a society that feels more human, natural and less dependent on money, considers Lucy Purdy, as she spends a week in Devon exploring ‘wild economics’

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People Power Gave Seattle Workers a Raise

Posted by on June 3, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
People Power Gave Seattle Workers a Raise

The Seattle city council voted unaminously to pass a $15 minimum wage, the highest in the nation. Prior to the vote, groups of workers and activists met weekly, held mass conferences and debates, organized rallies, and engaged thousands of people around the city about the need for a living wage.

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