petrodollar

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Petrodollar Pain: Is The Saudi Royal Family Preparing For Exile?

Members of the Saudi royal family appear to be preparing to go into exile as they are selling as much oil as possible in order to move their petrodollars out of the country. The declining oil price doesn’t matter. Clear signals are coming from the U.S. that the days of the incumbent clans are numbered. In … Continue reading

One More Casualty Of The 9/11 Farce – The Petrodollar

By Brandon Smith It’s been about 15 years now since passenger airliners struck the World Trade Center towers on 9/11, and we are still suffering the consequences of that day, though perhaps not in the ways many Americans might believe. The 9/11 attacks were billed by the Bush Administration as a “wake-up call” for the U.S., … Continue reading

The “Empire Of Chaos” Strikes Back Against Brazil, Russia, And China

By Pepe Escobar Soon after the impeachment motion against President Dilma Rousseff was approved in the Brazilian Congress by what I chose to call Hybrid War hyenas, President-in-Waiting Michel “Brutus” Temer, one of the coup’s articulators, dispatched a senator to Washington as special paperboy to deliver the news on the coup in progress. The senator in question … Continue reading

Taking The Petro Out Of The Dollar

By Alasdair Macleod Saudi Arabia has been in the news recently for several interconnected reasons. Underlying it all is a spendthrift country that is rapidly becoming insolvent. While the House of Saud remains strongly resistant to change, a mixture of reality and power-play is likely to dominate domestic politics in the coming years, following the ascendancy … Continue reading

Saudi Arabia Threatens To Sell $750B In U.S. Assets If Congress Exposes 9/11 Role, NYT Says

Saudi Arabia has warned the Obama administration and members of Congress that it will liquidate hundreds of billions of dollars’ in U.S. assets should Congress pass a bill that would hold the Saudi government responsible for any role in the September 11, 2001 (9/11), terrorist attacks, according to a bombshell report from The New York Times (NYT).   The bill … Continue reading

Oil Supply Glut Leads To Massive Tanker Traffic Jam: “Would Stretch For 25 Miles”

By Mac Slavo While oil prices have jumped about 50% in recent weeks, there appears to be no real reason for the move other than pure speculation and billion-dollar market cash infusions from unknown plunge protection teams. But as the mainstream media continues to tout non-existent reduction agreements between oil producing nations, the following evidence … Continue reading

The Empire Of The Petrodollar And The Price Of Refusing It

Ahead of the meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers scheduled for April 17 in Qatar in a bid to stabilize plummeting crude prices, let’s have a look at oil’s financial heart, the petrodollar system, and the unfortunate position of those member states who tried to break free of it. OPEC members and key oil … Continue reading

Why Russia And China Buying Gold — Tons Of It

By F. William Engdahl Gold is one of the most fascinating of all rare metals. Throughout all history it has been given a special, at times sacred or spiritual value, since six thousand years ago when the Egyptian Pharoahs’ tombs were filled with it to accompany the dead on their journey. In times of world financial … Continue reading

One Reason Why The Price Of Gold Could Be Set To Go Ballistic — China

We’ve watched the Federal Reserve provide 16 trillion dollars for bailing out banks, foreign governments, and essentially the entire global debt system. We are on the verge of an epic currency crisis, one that could create the largest bubble we’ve seen in human history. Over the last 5 years we have seen China and Russia … Continue reading

Market Liquidation: Sovereign Wealth Funds May Double Equity Sales To $404 Billion In 2016

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) — mostly oil-rich nations such as Norway, Russia, and the Gulf states — have been aggressively selling stocks and other securities amid a plunge in the price of oil, and they are poised to sell significantly more this year if oil doesn’t recover. SWFs could pull $404.3 billion from global stock markets in 2016 should oil prices stay between $30 to $40 per … Continue reading

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