financial markets

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The Sad Truth About The State Of The Financial System Today

By Phoenix Capital Research For seven years, the world has operated under a complete delusion that Central Banks somehow fixed the 2008 Crisis. All of the arguments claiming this defied common sense. A 5th grader would tell you that you cannot solve a debt problem by issuing more debt. If the below chart was a problem … 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

Malaysian Scandal Still Casts Shadow Over Local Financial Markets

By Ron Corben A financial scandal involving Malaysia’s prime minister continues to cast a shadow over the country’s financial markets and politics a year after allegations of misuse of funds were raised. The spotlight fell dramatically on Malaysia’s state investment company, 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), after media reports last year raised allegations that millions of dollars … Continue reading

Corporations Are Defaulting On Their Debts Like It’s 2008 All Over Again

By Michael Snyder The Dow closed above 18,000 on Monday for the first time since July.  Isn’t that great news?  I truly wish that it was.  If the Dow actually reflected economic reality, I could stop writing about “economic collapse” and start blogging about cats or football. Unfortunately, the stock market and the economy are … Continue reading

Fed: JP Morgan Poses A ‘Serious Adverse Effect To U.S. Financial Stability’ While Media Ignores

By Jesse’s Café Américain “It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.” Upton Sinclair And these days it is not always so obviously a question of salary. But it is often a question of access to the powerful, and the great favors, money, and privileges … Continue reading

CEO Keith Neumeyer On Negative Rates In The U.S.: There’s Going To Be A Major Revolt; Riots

By Mac Slavo With negative interest rates now the order of the day in much of the Western world, it’s only a matter of time before financial institutions start charging American depositors for the privilege of keeping their money safe in the U.S. banking system. And according to Keith Neumeyer in his latest interview with SGT Report, that … Continue reading

Dumb And Dumber: From Negative Interest Rates To Helicopter Money

By Paul-Martin Foss We’ve all run into someone who thinks that all it take to bring about prosperity is to give everyone a million dollars. If everyone is a millionaire, we’ll all be rich and be able to afford anything we want, or so the thinking goes. Any sound economist knows that wouldn’t be the case, … 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

The True And Shocking State Of The Financial System In Six Bullet Points

By Phoenix Capital Research For six years, the world has operated under a complete delusion that Central Banks somehow fixed the 2008 Crisis. All of the arguments claiming this defied common sense. A 5th grader would tell you that you cannot solve a debt problem by issuing more debt. Similarly, anyone with a functioning brain could … Continue reading

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