Tag: central banks

Gold And Silver – Sharply Higher Prices? Be Careful What You Wish For.

| December 28, 2013 | Category: Price
Gold And Silver – Sharply Higher Prices? Be Careful What You Wish For.

Be careful what you wish for. Things that change, apart from increased PM prices, may be far different from what you may think or have not thought through. One of the strong possibilities will be more war; if not a major one, then smaller civil wars disrupting life in the Western world as we know it.

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Gold – A Supressed Market Remains Suppressed, But For How Long?

| December 22, 2013 | Category: Investing
Gold – A Supressed Market Remains Suppressed, But For How Long?

The price of gold must be kept suppressed at all costs for many of the reasons cited. Does the fast-fading world reserve currency look like it is collapsing? The chart does not suggest it is.

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A Fed Policy Change That Will Increase the Gold Price

| December 18, 2013 | Category: Price
A Fed Policy Change That Will Increase the Gold Price

The Fed can’t give free lunches to banks forever—here’s what will happen when it stops.

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The Federal Reserve Is Leveraged Roughly 70 Times

The Federal Reserve Is Leveraged Roughly 70 Times

The Fed has $55 billion of total capital and assets of $3.843 trillion, which means that the Federal Reserve is leveraged roughly 70x.

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The Mother of Central Banks Warns Markets To Respect Independence

The Mother of Central Banks Warns Markets To Respect Independence

In a speech given earlier this week in Mexico, the General Manager of the BIS talked about the increasing pressure from the market on central banks. Even the mother of central banks is aware that the limitations of monetary policy are increasingly being questioned. The question is being asked if indeed those policies have been a “success” or rather a “failure.”

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Marc Faber About Fed’s Money Printing: It Benefits A Handful Of People

Marc Faber About Fed’s Money Printing: It Benefits A Handful Of People

Apart from the fact that Mr. Faber did expect a formal confirmation of tapering, he said he was not surprised because “we are in QE unlimited.” He points out that the Fed is run by academics who never worked a single day of their life in a business. They don’t understand that if you print money, it benefits basically a handful of people maybe 3% or 5% of the population.

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Hold Physical Gold And Silver – The End Is Near; Just Not In Sight

| June 22, 2013 | Category: Price
Hold Physical Gold And Silver – The End Is Near; Just Not In Sight

Civil war, [government induced], social upheaval, revolution. These are the more extreme forms of what can happen that will impact the [worthless] “value” of fiat. Whatever the reason[s], it does not matter. What does matter is that you have precious metals and that you continue to buy them because the end is near. What no one knows is when or how it all will end.

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Are Central Banks Losing Control Over Interest Rates?

Are Central Banks Losing Control Over Interest Rates?

This article points to the potential effects of the “debt trap.” Debts have mounted to record highs. The associated financing costs become unsustainable when interest rates are high (or start rising). Record low interest rates have one characteristic in common: they have much more upside potential than downside.

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Can Central Banks Really Keep Interest Rates Down?

Can Central Banks Really Keep Interest Rates Down?

The primary conclusion for any prudent investor should be to not be lulled in by the soothing talks of Ben, Mario and Shinzo. Granted, they may be doing their best, and doing so in good faith. Only you should not rely on their being able to succeed. Ultimately, the interest rates and inflation expectations of financial markets are fickle. They can turn on a dime. And, irrespective of all their good intentions, the good men at the central banks will not be able to control the loss of confidence in the markets.

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European Banking – It Is Getting Scary

European Banking – It Is Getting Scary

All the evidence is there. Cyprus was indeed a “pilot” to determine the resistance against a bail-in from savers. Apparently the reaction of the Cypriot people and savers in the rest of the world, was too weak. The path of less resistance was the most likely one. This is truly frightening. Up until this point the suspicion was too high to ignore but still we all somehow hoped this was not true. This brings up the question what exactly is going wrong with the banking system.

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Our Current Financial System Is So Toxic, A Collapse Is Imminent

Our Current Financial System Is So Toxic, A Collapse Is Imminent

If you get my message, then you will see how important it is to own some physical gold and silver. In the long-term, they will prove, once again, to be an effective preserver of wealth. Take advantage of the current low prices.

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Central Banks Gain Enormously When They Print The Money First

Central Banks Gain Enormously When They Print The Money First

If you have the printing press you can let it run for yourself, the governments and the banks. Central banks gain enormously when they print the money first before anyone else get inflationary losses which is exactly a hidden tax on everybody’s bank account in dollar denominated value. It is like raising taxes without raising taxes.

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Gold & Silver – War Unofficially Declared on 12 April 2013

Gold & Silver – War Unofficially Declared on 12 April 2013

The gloves are off, and central bankers are on a full frontal assault against all [paper] holders of gold and silver. Ironically, that very overt assault is the biggest clue of how fearful those in power really are. Fear, a sign of weakness, and the New World Order does not want anyone snooping behind their curtain of Oz.

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Central Banks Have Taken On Fire-Fighting Tasks In This Crisis

The trend towards political influence is not restricted to the euro area. It is a global phenomenon. The central banks have taken on fire-fighting tasks in the crisis and in the process have also blurred the boundary between monetary policy and government fiscal policy.

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