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Federal Reserve is leading economy into the next recession

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group This week, former Ronald Reagan administration aide and 20-year Wall Street veteran David Stockman has come out and fired shots at the Federal Reserve. The former insider had some very interesting things to say about the U.S. central bank and the state of the …

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US Mint American Eagle gold coin sales surge, silver at record

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The U.S. Mint’s sales of American Eagle coins surged in November, with gold nearly tripling month-over-month and silver already reaching a new annual record as bullion prices fell to multi-year lows, data released on Monday showed. The mint sold 97,000 ounces of American Eagle gold coins in November, up 185 …

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Japan overtakes China as largest US debt holder

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Japan now officially holds more US debt than China, which has been America’s major creditor since 2008. In February Japan held $1.224 trillion in US government bonds compared to China’s $1.223 trillion. Both countries reduced their US debt investment, with China reducing its by $15.4 billion, and Japan by $14.2 …

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Making America great again the Trump way

Making America great again the Trump way

President Trump won the 2016 US presidential elections with the promise of making America great again. Read superficially, the slogan does not mean much; but analyzed based on the proposed policy changes by the Trump administration, one starts to figure out what President Trump means by making America great again. …

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Central banks now asking governments for help

People’s Bank of China Gov Zhou Xiaochuan ECB President Mario Draghi Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda

Central bankers in charge of the vast bulk of the world’s economy delved deep into the weeds of money markets and interest rates over a three-day conference here, and emerged with a common plea to their colleagues in the rest of government: please help. Mired in a world of low …

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8 Ways Credit Card Benefits Will Save You Money

A woeful number of humans take a blithe step into the credit card swimming pool and emerge with hideous personal finance injuries, perhaps even mortally wounded by their own ignorance and a cabal of companies who play for keeps. But a credit card doesn’t have to be that way. Used …

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GOLDMAN: QE3 is coming this week

Goldman’s Jan Hatzius stands by his call… We expect the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to ease monetary policy at next week’s scheduled meeting.  Our baseline is a new asset purchase program that involves an expansion of the balance sheet, but an extension of Operation Twist and/or a further lengthening …

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Trump says we could default on the debt or just print money

Donald Trump national debt default

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Donald Trump, the presumptive nominee of the Republican party, shocked many this week with statements regarding the nation’s enormous debt and the possibility of a default. Even though what he says may be true, for a leading presidential hopeful to be so bearish (perhaps rightfully so) …

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European Central Bank to start buying private-sector debt

Benoît Coeuré ECB

The European Central Bank will start buying private-sector debt instruments within days with the aim of raising the bank’s holdings of assets and steering money to the economy, ECB executive board member Benoît Coeuré said Friday. The purchases “will have the objective to steer the balance sheet of the ECB …

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Global economy at crossroads: time to hoard cash or gold?

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group The global economy is at a crossroads according to Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz Global Investors. The former Pacific Investment Management Company chief executive blamed central bank asset purchases (QE) for creating a distortion between the price of assets and their fundamentals. …

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A new run on the banks? Spaniards pulling cash out at record rates

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Spanish consumers are pulling their cash out of banks at record levels, according to figures released on Tuesday. Private sector deposits fell by nearly 5 percent in July to €1.509, the Telegraph reported, citing European Central Bank data, as public confidence in the banking system reached all-time lows amid a worsening economic …

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A Personal Loan for Holiday Shopping; What You Should Consider

The holidays are an exciting time of the year. Families set up Christmas trees. They decorate their homes with tinsel and lights. Christmas music plays everywhere. Families attend night church services featuring Christmas carols and children’s plays. These are all exciting, but nothing beats the biggest activity of the season; …

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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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U.S. dollar set to shoot next in currency war, QE4 is coming

USD dollar currency war

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group In recent years, as competition on the global market has heated up, nations around the world have joined in a currency race to the bottom – to devalue their currencies faster than those of other nations. Strangely, the United States has done the opposite; …

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Our problem is the Federal Reserve – David Stockman

Former OMB boss David Stockman told CNBC that Romney’s vision of capitalism is not possible if the Federal Reserve continues to run the economy. Stockman said the only candidate that had it right was Ron Paul. “He was the only one that had it right about the Fed,” Stockman said. …

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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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8 signs the system is broken

Here are a few interesting tidbits to chew on: 1) In the land of the free, there are now more than 760 incarcerated inmates for every 100,000 citizens. This is more than 5x the 1980 average, and it far surpasses the number (560 per 100,000) that Stalin threw in the Gulag …

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CNN is telling people the stock market is fine

CNN stock market bull

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Stock markets around the world are teetering upon a major correction, as we saw chaos unfold last week in the equities markets. If you saw chaos and panic on the road while driving your car, you would likely slow down, investigate the situation and perhaps change …

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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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