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2008 Redux? S&P falls below 1900 with Dow losing nearly 1000 in last 30 days

While a decline of 1000 points in a market that recently resided at new all-time highs is not a complete cause for alarm, when coupled with massive declines in Europe, Japan, and a wave of global deflation fears, we suddenly find that the table is set for a repeat of the great stock market crash of 2008. As trading forges towards a close on Oct. 13, the Dow has now lost more than 800 points since Sept. 23, ...

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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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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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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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Senile former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan claims bubbles everywhere but U.S. markets

Even though the former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan is too old to cut the mustard, he seems these days desperate enough to still try to lick the jar.  In a guest appearance on CNBC today, the former head of the U.S. central bank began blaming most financial worries on monetary 'bubbles' in foreign markets, while at the same time refuting that the Fed created highs in the Dow, Nasdaq, and S ...

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America and the West are in the late stages of a fascist takeover

On Feb. 19, famed economist and statistician Jim Willie provided a chronological blueprint on how the Federal Reserve, primarily through Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan and later, his predecessor Ben Bernanke, used monetary policy to shift power away from a Constitutional government and into the hands of banks and corporations. These policies, which began after the 1987 stock market crash and ending with the cu ...

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Federal Reserve’s Legacy on its 100th Anniversary

December 23 marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Federal Reserve, and the ushering in of a new era of monetary policy and control over our banking system.  And in those 100 years, America has seen itself rise to become the most powerful economic power in the history of the world, and be the primary force over monetary and financial policies implemented in the global economy. However, there is ...

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Helicopter Ben initiates taper in one of his last acts in office

On Dec. 18, as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke prepares to pass the torch to underling Janet Yellen, the man responsible for QE 4EVA has initiated a small taper on the central banks bond buying program, and will remove $10 billion monthly from their toxic asset purchases. *FED TAPERS QE TO $75 BLN MONTHLY PACE, STARTING IN JANUARY *FED SAYS `FURTHER MEASURED STEPS' POSSIBLE ON TAPERING *FED: EXCEPTION ...

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It’s official: Quantitative Easing is a failure

In late 2008, and a little ways past the start of the Great Recession, the Federal Reserve decided to introduce a new form of money printing known as Quantitative Easing.  In this new scheme to increase liquidity and attempt to stimulate the economy, the Fed began buying toxic assets from banks , while at the same time, allowing financial institutions to borrow money at near zero interest.  This combination ...

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Irish betting house opens odds on next Federal Reserve Chairman

It is said in the United Kingdom and neighboring isles, one can place a bet on anything.  From when and where the next 7.0 earthquake will occur, to the exact time, sex, and weight of the Royal baby, there is always a bookie waiting to give you odds on nearly any event.  Which doesn't come as too much of a surprise that on July 25, a betting house in Ireland has already opened odds on who the next Federal R ...

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New Federal Reserve Funds study Seeking To Blame Smokers For Lower Wages & Productivity

The Federal Reserve on July 13 published a new study by which they attempt to look at the economic consequences smoking has on a persons wages and career path.  In the study, the Fed concludes that smokers receive lower overall wages because the perception by employers on their personal habit is negative and detrimental to productivity. This paper finds that nearly two-thirds of the 24 percent selectivity-c ...

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NEXT FED CHAIRMAN? Corzine Freed Of Charges By Justice Department Opens Door For 2014 Obama Appointment

On July 8, former CEO of MF Global and longstanding Obama supporter Jon Corzine was given a reprieve by the Justice Department when the agency announced that they were dropping the investigation in regards to his re-hypothecating $1.6 billion in customer segregated accounts. Picture courtesy of theadvocateweblog.com “After 18 months of investigation, the criminal probe into Jon Corzine is now being dropped, ...

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