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Market manipulation: Thou shalt not let the stock market fall…

While many understand how the great stock market rise was based primarily on Federal Reserve QE and the pumping of trillions of dollars into equities to create the illusion that everything is fine in the economy, is there any proof of manipulation being done to keep investors from selling their stocks, and bringing the markets back to reality?  The answer to that question appears to be a resounding yes as i ...

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Market reactions since Fed removed QE3 prove entire economy reliant upon debt

They say that a Doctor must remove a cast or sutures from a patient to determine if their body is healing itself, and if the patient is getting better from the treatment.  The same can be said of an economy when the Fed stops its artificial pumping of liquidity into the system, and ends its debt based infusion to keep the markets artificially propped up. And with the stock markets, and in particular the DOW ...

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Fed President cites need for QE4 even before QE3 is finished

If there ever was validated proof that the entire financial system was reliant upon, and held together solely by central bank money printing, today was absolute confirmation.  On Oct. 14, San Francisco Fed President John Williams stated that a new round of QE (4, 5, 6?) would be needed once again should inflation benchmarks not be reached in the economy in the coming weeks.  And most notably, with oil, stoc ...

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Jim Willie: If the Fed ends Zero Interest rates it will destroy the big banks

2014 has been the year of the Federal Reserve acting like the European Central Bank head Mario Draghi in that they have talked alot about ending QE and their Zero Interest Rate policies (ZIRP), but heading into the end of the year the Fed has done neither.  And the primary reason for this according to statistician and founder the Hat Trick Newsletter Dr. Jim Willie, is that the big banks have become so reli ...

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Federal Reserve has one final card up its sleeve… the Doomsday Book

This week, former heads of the Federal Reserve and U.S. Treasury converged on Washington to give testimony as to the monetary status of the economy and banking system.  During part of the more than six hours of testimony, the financial heads were asked about a secret and disturbing publication the Fed has in case of a sudden financial meltdown.  Known as the Doomsday Book, this document supposedly is a comp ...

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Dollar’s sudden strength occurring as a sign the world is rejecting reserve currency

Approximately three months ago, the dollar began a massive rise in relation to other global currencies, with its value gaining more than 675 bps on the charts.  Closing out on Friday, Oct. 3 around 86.64, this is the highest the dollar has been since the middle of 2010 when the Federal Reserve began its first round of Quantitative Easing, and Europe was enmeshed in a liquidity crisis. But while economists a ...

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Mises economist shows that the Fed will never be able to raise interest rates

Several months into Fed Chairman Janet Yellen's term as head of the U.S. central bank, the controlling monetary body has been implementing a slow but steady form of pullbacks to their Quantitative Easing (QE) program.  And despite the Fed attempting not one, not two, not three, but four different forms of dollar monetization since the credit crisis of 2008, the one area they have not touched in the past six ...

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Federal Reserve branch bank concludes Obamacare a disaster for businesses

Each month, branch banks for the Federal Reserve send out questionnaires and surveys to businesses as a way to test the climate of the economy.  In the month of August, the Philadelphia branch asked businesses what the full extend and effect so far from the new Affordable Healthcare Act (Obamacare) was, and the responses they received were a disaster.  In the majority of responses, businesses either let go ...

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Guerrilla Economist: America is the source of all the financial fraud in the entire world

On Aug. 15, V, the Guerrilla Economist was a guest of the Caravan to Midnight radio show hosted by John B. Wells.  During his two hour interview, V laid out the scenario that nearly all of the economic issues affecting both the U.S. and the world today are America's doing, and that the U.S. period is the source of all the financial fraud occurring throughout the entire world. John B. Wells: Ok, two points h ...

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Industry to change FICO scores for buyers to keep housing bubble growing

The Federal Reserve, Wall Street, and the banking industry love housing.  In fact, they love artificially stimulating the housing industry so much that their efforts led to a collapse in 2007, and a near death event for the entire global financial system thanks to subprime loans, and derivatives off those mortgage contracts. So when it came time for the Fed and Wall Street to create a new bubble to artifici ...

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Fed (USA) 1 Germany 0: Eurozone leader gives up on getting its gold back from central bank

Under growing public pressures, Germany had called for a repatriation of their offshore gold reserves being held in French, British, and U.S. central banks back in 2012.  However, because the Fed claimed 'logistical' issues in delivering it back to them, the Eurozone leader had to accept a seven year shipping schedule from the U.S. to ever have it returned.. And now, on June 23, Germany suddenly appears to ...

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Michael Pento: Fed stopped QE because economy is cratering

On May 29, long time financial strategist Michael Pento spoke on the sudden drop in bond prices, and the ramifications of the falling Treasury notes.  During his 15 minutes interview with King World News, Pento laid out the only conclusion that could be drawn from both the Fed tapering, and the bond market falling... The realization that the economy is cratering. Eric King: Let's start with the bonds... the ...

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