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George Soros admits to funding the Ukraine crisis

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George Soros told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria over the weekend he is responsible for establishing a foundation in Ukraine that ultimately contributed to the overthrow of the country’s elected leader and the installation of a junta handpicked by the State Department. “First on Ukraine, one of the things that many people …

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European banks on the brink of collapse

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Top financial institutions in Europe have hardly been more vulnerable to an economic tremor, a situation worsened by the collapse of the German credit market as Berlin suddenly stopped issuing new debt. Europe’s top financial institutions are teetering on the edge of collapse as access to high quality debt products have created a liquidity …

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A ‘tsunami’ is about to hit the debt market

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A tidal wave may be coming to the bond market, and it’s not going to be pretty. At least that’s the view of Matthew Mish, credit strategist at UBS. To Mish, the elevated rates of default in the commodity sector and high risk bonds are a harbinger of things to come for …

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8 signs that a global economic crisis is coming soon

When the banking crisis crippled global markets seven years ago, central bankers stepped in as lenders of last resort. Profligate private-sector loans were moved on to the public-sector balance sheet and vast money-printing gave the global economy room to heal. Time is now rapidly running out. From China to Brazil, …

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List with 132 names who pulled Cyprus deposits ahead of “Confiscation Day”

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With every passing day, it becomes clearer and clearer the Cyprus deposit confiscation “news” was the most unsurprising outcome for the nation’s financial system and was known by virtually everyone on the ground days and weeks in advance: first it was disclosed that Russians had been pulling their  money, then it was suggested the …

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NATO terrorists to target Syria’s civilian airports

Image: Aleppo International Airport (Wikipedia). With dozens of dedicated military airbases and airfields to choose from, NATO-backed terrorists have decided instead to target Syria’s two main civilian airports, not because of military or defensive objectives, but to terrorize Syria’s population, undermine the government politically, and paralyze civilian infrastructure. This unconscionable …

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Bankster fraud has driven 100 million into poverty, killing many

Fraud caused the Great Depression and the current financial crisis, and the economy will never recover until fraud is prosecuted. Fraud is the business model adopted by the giant banks. See this. The Obama administration has made it official policy not to prosecute fraud.  Indeed, the “watchdogs” in D.C. are so corrupt that they are as easily bribed as a policeman in a third …

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War criminal Tony Blair: “hanging bankers won’t help”

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Public anger over the financial crisis is wrong and must not lead Britain to “hang bankers at the end of the street,” Tony Blair says today. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, the former prime minister launches a defence of the free market and liberal economic rules established by …

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US economy moves toward recession as eurozone crisis widens

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Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen may have missed her window of opportunity to raise interest rates. The economic data no longer paint a picture of even a tepid recovery. Since the start of the year, key indicators for the economy began pointing toward recession. Add to that the recent Eurozone …

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Goldman Sachs may face trial for role in Greek debt crisis

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Goldman Sachs faces the prospect of potential legal action from Greece over the complex financial deals in 2001 that many blame for its subsequent debt crisis. A leading adviser to debt-riven countries has offered to help Athens recover some of the vast profits made by the investment bank. The Independent has …

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JP Morgan CEO best to lead Treasury in crisis, Buffett the puppet says

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon would be the best person to lead the U.S. Treasury Department in a financial crisis, billionaire investor Warren Buffett said. “If we did run into problems in markets, I think he would actually be the best person you could have in the job,” Buffett said …

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New record-breaking laser could solve the energy crisis for good

In a project fifteen years in the making, scientists have created a record-breaking laser that could solve the energy crisis for good. The US National Ignition Facility is now one step closer to generating a controllable nuclear fusion reaction. The American National Ignition Facility (NIF) has entered the encyclopedias by …

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Punk Economics 5: The world slows & euro crisis far from over

The Punk Economics series by Irish economist David McWilliams is a great way to get up to speed as to what is going on with the world economy in a quick, fun and easy to digest manner. Here’s Part 5: [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJ-l1LIdWOU[/youtube]   Click here to see: Part 1-3 and Part 4.

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AIG Chief sees retirement age as high as 80 after crisis

American International Group Inc. (AIG) Chief Executive Officer Robert Benmosche said Europe’s debt crisis shows governments worldwide must accept that people will have to work more years as life expectancies increase. “Retirement ages will have to move to 70, 80 years old,” Benmosche, who turned 68 last week, said during a weekend interview at his …

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Added sugar is the number one culprit in the American health crisis

Cancer. Heart disease. High blood pressure. Obesity. Diabetes. Premature ageing. What we take for granted as hallmarks of life in the most affluent country on Earth have been popularly linked to everything from genetics to fast food. What if the real answer is so straightforward it’s as near at hand …

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Australian banks at risk

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Despite yesterday’s blowout $6 billion or so profit from ANZ, it turns out all is not entirely well in Australia’s financial services industry. For the last five years, the pattern in the markets has been the same. A crisis starts at the margin, with a peripheral player, and then moves …

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Stock market expert: world’s biggest economic collapse is coming

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Greg Mannarino sits down with Filip Karinja to discuss a wide range of topics including the global economy, US economy, central banks, the federal reserve, interest rates, politics, money, precious metals, gold, silver, what the elite are doing and much more… Gregory Mannarino is a stock market analyst, equity strategist, …

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Russian lawmaker seeks to ban US dollar, predicts 2017 collapse

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To protect Russians against the “collapsing US debt pyramid”, a Russian legislator has filed a draft bill to ban circulation of the currency in Russia. Once a Moscow mayoral hopeful, Mikhail Degtyarev, 32, likens the US dollar to a worldwide ponzi scheme which he says is scheduled to end in …

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