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Ukraine to buy $1 billion of gold with IMF money

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A month ago, it was alleged, that Ukraine – under cover of night – loaded its gold reserves onto a plane and shipped them off (for safekeeping) in the US, as the potential price of ‘liberation’. So how ironic that, given the massive gas debts that Ukraine owes to Russia …

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Third banker commits suicide this week

Mike Dueker

Mike Dueker chief economist at Russell Investments A third banker has committed suicide within the space of a week, once again prompting speculation that some kind of financial collapse could be just around the corner. “Mike Dueker, the chief economist at Russell Investments, was found dead at the side of …

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Google fails to delete street view data

Google Inc. says “human error” prevented it from destroying all the private data its Street View vehicles collected in the UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, Austria and Australia. In its letter to the UK privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the search giant reported Friday …

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

Tony Blair

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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UBS set to blow cover on massive gold-rigging scandal

UBS gold

With countless settlements documenting the rigging of every single asset class, it was only a matter of time before the regulators – some 10 years behind the curve as usual – finally cracked down on gold manipulation as well, even though as we have shown in the past, central banks in …

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UBS fined for silver price manipulation

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Switzerland’s regulator found “serious misconduct” by UBS employees in precious metals trading, particularly with silver, as part of its review of the bank’s foreign-exchange business. Electronic chats played a “key” role in the improper conduct in foreign exchange and precious metals trading, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, or Finma, said in …

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Farmers awarded $218m in Syngenta GMO corn lawsuit

Syngenta GMO corn lawsuit farmers

A Kansas federal jury awarded nearly $218 million on Friday to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. Syngenta vowed to appeal the verdict favoring four Kansas farmers representing roughly 7,300 growers from that state in what served as the …

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Bill Clinton flew at least 26 times on ‘rape plane’ with mass pedophile friend

Bill Clinton Jeffrey Epstein pedophile plane

Newly released flight logs show former US president Bill Clinton flew on convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s infamous “Lolita Express” jet at least 26 times. Initial reports in January suggested Clinton was on board the billionaire’s Boeing 727 on “only” 11 occasions, but documents obtained by Fox News show he flew with Epstein more than two …

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Federal Reserve tests negative interest rates as Japan goes to -0.1%

Bank Of Japan BOJ negative interest rates

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group In a shocking move last Friday, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) slashed its interest rate to -0.1%. However, the surprise doesn’t end there. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said there will be “no limit” to the monetary easing, and that rates would be cut even …

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Deadly virus leaked from US lab in Ukraine: 20 dead, 200 injured

Virus biological weapons Ukraine Donbass

Chemical, biological and radiological warfare is a longstanding US practice, used in direct and proxy wars, Syrians and Yemenis notably affected. On January 22, the Donbass International News Agency (DINA) headlined “Deadly virus leaked from US laboratory – DPR Army and Intelligence,” saying: “More than 20 Ukrainian soldiers have died and over …

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Bankers plan secret London meeting to ‘end cash’

War on cash fire

Economist Martin Armstrong claims there is a “secret meeting to end cash” set to take place in London before the end of the month involving representatives from the ECB and the Federal Reserve. Armstrong, who is known for successfully predicting the 1987 Black Monday crash as well as the 1998 …

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Bilderberg Group 2014 to meet in Denmark

Bilderberg Group

The 2014 meeting of the Bilderberg Group – a secretive organization of global power brokers – will take place in Denmark at the end of May. The announcement was made today on the official ‘Bilderberg Meetings’ website, which states simply, “The 62nd Bilderberg meeting will take place at the end of …

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Anonymous plans ‘Million Mask March’ on Washington Nov 5th

Guy Fawkes V

Demonstrators hope that one million masked activists will descend on Washington, DC next month to celebrate Guy Fawkes Day with a mass rally to remind the world “That fairness, justice and freedom are more than just words.” That’s the mission statement of the “Million Mask March,” an event scheduled for …

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Massive anti-govt protests grip Spain

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People raise their hands and shout slogans as they take part in a protest outside the People’s Party (PP) headquarters in Madrid July 18, 2013. In 30 cities across Spain thousands of people protested government corruption and called for Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s resignation. In solidarity with the demonstrations, hacktivist …

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Bilderberg 2013 set to take place near London?

2013 Bilderberg Group meeting Europe Map

According to veteran Bilderberg sleuth Jim Tucker, the secretive group could be preparing to host its annual confab within 40 miles of London, contradicting previous reports that the conference was set to return to Chantilly, Virginia. “A new possibility has evolved in the annual hunt for Bilderberg’s spring meeting: somewhere …

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Police raid home of IMF boss Christine Lagarde over Tapie scandal

Christine Lagarde

Police have searched the Paris home of the head of the International Monetary Fund as part of a fraud investigation centred on a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy. Christine Lagarde‘s flat was raided along with that of her office manager and the home of businessman Bernard Tapie, a former politician, …

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Modern alchemy: scientists leach gold from water

Magpie Polymers alchemy gold from water

A small French start-up company is selling a technology with a hint of alchemy: turning water into gold. It does so by extracting from industrial waste water the last traces of any rare—and increasingly valuable—metal. “We leave only a microgramme per litre,” according to Steve van Zutphen, a Dutchman who …

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Australia’s big-banks bonanza

AUSTRALIA’s big banks have been ranked the most profitable in the developed world for the second year running by the influential Bank for International Settlements. Despite slower credit growth threatening to crimp local lenders’ profits, the big four enjoy wider interest margins and lower costs than most of their overseas …

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