Category Archives: Monetary Disasters

Solution Porn

From Ellen Brown: The Fed has stopped its quantitative easing program, but in its last round (called “QE3”), it was buying $85 billion per month in securities. At that rate, it would have to fire up the digital printing presses … Continue reading

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Hedge Fund Slum Lords

From Michael Hudson: [But] you could say that the whole stock market is a kind of a ponzi scheme, because $4.3 trillion has been provided to the banks by the Federal Reserve in quantitative easing to keep the interest rates … Continue reading

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This Is How Much Liquidity Deutsche Bank Has At This Moment, And What Happens Next

From Zero Hedge: When Citi’s note exposing DB’s undercapitalization came out, it had precisely zero impact on the price of DB stock. Why? Because as we said above, capitalization – and solvency – tends to be a largely worthless, pro-forma … Continue reading

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The Donald Nailed It: “We Are In A Big Fat Ugly Bubble”

From David Stockman: Most of the 90 minutes last night was a waste—with both candidates lobbing well-worn clichés, slogans and sound bites at the audience and each other. But there was one brief moment that made it all worthwhile. That was when Donald Trump … Continue reading

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