Posts tagged with: Banks

When Mario Draghi’s tenure was approaching its end, I argued for a sterner governor for the European Central Bank (ECB); hence, I was not even slightly enthusiastic when Draghi’s successor turned out to be Christine Lagarde—a patent dove, as can be inferred from her ideological...
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Thursday early afternoon, during the chaos when the S&P 500 was down nearly 9%, what would turn into the worst single-day stock market sell-off since the 1987 crash, the Fed rolled out its fastest mega money-printer yet, after its smaller...
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Yesterday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average of 30 large cap companies closed with a loss of 969.5 points or 3.58 percent. That was bad enough but the losses among the biggest Wall Street banks outpaced the Dow losses by a...
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To underscore the volatility of this past week, consider the price action in Silver....
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Each year the Federal Reserve comes up with a hypothetical, severely adverse economic scenario against which it evaluates the ability of Wall Street’s mega banks to weather the storm. Called “stress tests,” this year’s severely adverse scenario features a severe...
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Back in 2014 the Bank of England became the first central bank to publish research on digital currencies through their quarterly bulletin (Innovations in payment technologies and the emergence of digital currencies). A leading focus was on the use of...
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Gold prices, which continue to bounce near the USD $1,600 per ounce level, are at record levels in dozens of currencies. However, they continue to trade about 20% off their all-time highs in U.S. dollar terms....
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As you know, we’ve been following the palladium story for over two years now. It is very important to understand that this is NOT a speculative, COMEX story....
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The psychotic instability will resolve itself when the illusory officially sanctioned “capitalism” implodes....
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In August of 1945, the United States became the only country to drop nuclear bombs on an enemy....
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