capital controls

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16 Events That Have Put Venezuela On The Brink Of Collapse

By Pedro García Otero, PanAm Post Following the publication of Sabrina Martin’s article in Panampost, “Looting on the Rise as Venezuela Runs Out of Food, Electricity,” several readers have been asking how Venezuela — a country that in the 60s and 70s was regarded as a future Australia — got so bad. Hundreds of reasons help to answer this question, especially in … Continue reading

A New Digital Cash System Was Just Unveiled At A Secret Meeting For Bankers In New York

By Michael Snyder Last month, a “secret meeting” that involved more than 100 executives from some of the biggest financial institutions in the United States was held in New York City.  During this “secret meeting“, a company known as “Chain” unveiled a technology that transforms U.S. dollars into “pure digital assets”.  Reportedly, there were representatives … Continue reading

Venezuela’s Largest Brewery Halts Production As Economy Sinks Deeper Into The Abyss

As the crisis in Venezuela deepens, its largest brew maker has suspended the production of beer and other malt beverages on Friday amid a spat with the government over the access to foreign currency. Cervecería Polar, Venezuela’s largest private company and largest beer maker, with over 70 years in operation, had warned that it would end production as the socialist government was refusing … Continue reading

Are U.S. Exchange Controls Imminent?

By Egon Von Greyerz, Goldbroker.com I have for quite some time warned investors to get out of the banking system. We believe that it is now becoming more urgent than ever. Bank stocks in Europe and the US are falling fast. The market is clearly sensing that things are looking extremely precarious in most financial institutions. … Continue reading

More Troubles May Lie Ahead For Nigeria As MSCI Weighs Removal From Index

More troubles may lie ahead for Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, as global equity index provider MSCI is considering dropping the nation from its benchmark Frontier Markets Index, which could put $500 million of equity investment under threat. On Thursday MSCI announced that it’s considering removing the country from its Frontier Markets Index, blaming currency restrictions imposed by … Continue reading

Move Your Money “Underground” Before The Global Bank Run Begins

By Justin Spittler, Casey Research It’s getting harder to pull your money out of the bank. J.P. Morgan Chase, one of America’s largest banks, recently made a major change in how it handles cash. Noncustomers can now only withdraw $1,000 a day from its ATMs. The change applies to 18,000 ATMs nationwide. It’s one of the first … Continue reading

The Lock Down Has Begun: JP Morgan Restricts ATM Cash Withdrawals

By Mac Slavo Last month All News Pipeline warned that major banks were preparing to tighten the screws on American account holders starting April 1st. It appears that the lock-down of cash has begun. Citing criminal activity as a factor, JP Morgan is limiting cash withdrawals at ATM machines. The bank said there doesn’t appear to … Continue reading

Why Price Controls May Be On The Way

By Paul-Martin Foss If you thought negative interest rates were as bad as it could get with central banks, you might be in for a surprise. Central banks have been so spectacularly unsuccessful with their accommodative monetary policies that they are discussing pulling out all the stops to get the results they want. They fail to … Continue reading

The “Bail-In” Template: Bank Deposits That Can Go To ZERO And Capital Controls

By Phoenix Capital Research Canada has joined the “bail-in” posse. Canada will introduce legislation to implement a “bail-in” regime for systemically important banks that would shift some of the responsibility for propping up failing institutions to creditors. The proposed plan outlined in the federal budget released on Tuesday would allow authorities to convert eligible long-term debt … Continue reading

U.S. Recession Data Shows It’s A Very Short Road To Capital Controls

By Simon Black, Sovereign Man “Prosperity is like a Jenga tower. Take one piece out and the whole thing can fall.” That’s a direct quote from John Williams, the President of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank in a speech he gave a few weeks ago. He could have just as easily been talking about propaganda. The … Continue reading

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