financial system

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U.S. Treasuries Will Sink Into A Black Hole – Egon Von Greyerz

By Egon Von Greyerz, GoldSwitzerland Investors around the world are blissfully ignorant of what will hit them in coming months and years. Virtually no one understands the risks in the world and less than ½% of investors have protected themselves against the destruction of their financial assets. It is of course wonderful to live in Shangri-La … Continue reading

Will NIRP Cause A Systemic Event?

By Phoenix Capital Research Are Central Bankers delusional? Over the weekend, Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, penned a piece defending the ECB’s policies from the criticism that NIRP hurts savers. The first paragraph reveals, quite clearly, just how lost the ECB is regarding the efficacy of its policies. Is the … Continue reading

The Calm Before The Coming Global Storm

By Pepe Escobar Major turbulence seems to be the name of the game in 2016. Yet the current turbulence may be interpreted as the calm before the next, devastating geopolitical/financial storm. Let’s review the current state of play via the dilemmas afflicting the House of Saud, the EU and BRICS members Russia, Brazil and China.   … 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

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

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

Nine Signs That 2016 Looks Ominously Like 2008 Just Before The Crisis

By Simon Black, Sovereign Man If you haven’t seen the 2015 Best Picture nominee, The Big Short, I strongly recommend it. The Big Short is based on Michael Lewis’ book which examines how such an extraordinary financial crisis gripped the world in 2008, and the handful of people who saw it coming. The movie opens asking a … Continue reading

Why Our Financial System Is Like The Titanic

By Charles Hugh Smith The “unsinkable” global financial system is rushing headlong toward its encounter with the iceberg. Why did the Titanic sink, despite being considered unsinkable? The conventional answer is the design of its watertight compartments was flawed: the watertight bulkheads were limited in height to a few feet above the waterline. The ship was … Continue reading

The Cash Ban Has Already Begun

By Phoenix Capital Research The Central Banks hate physical cash. So much so they there will likely try to ban it in the near future. You see, almost all of the “wealth” in the financial system is digital in nature. The total currency (actual cash in the form of bills and coins) in the US financial … Continue reading

Cashless Society, Negative Interest Rates, And Hyperinflation – Part 1

By Gustav Andersson, BullionStar If you’d suggested just a few years ago that we’d soon be living in a global economic landscape in which an increasing number of central banks would have their interest rates set to zero, or even negative, most people would have thought you where outright mad. What seemed crazy and absurd then is … Continue reading

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