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The world’s greatest living money printer, Zimbabwe’s Gideon Gono, recently commented on the parallels between the Fed’s continued quantitative easing programs and the policy he has pursued while pancaking the Zim dollar over the last decade.  From Mises: These interventions which were exactly in the mould of bail out packages and quantitative easing measures currently […]

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If you haven’t yet listened to Bill King, I’d highly recommend his recent interview with David McAlvany and Kevin Orrick on their McAlvany Weekly Commentary.  King shares his take on the global economic mess, and what he think it will take for the world to hit the coveted Reset button. The Tea Party keeps saying, […]

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As you know, there is A LOT of optimism priced into the stock market right now.  But with this “economic recovery” starting to sputter, and companies racing to adjust their earnings expectations DOWN, what will happen if a string of earnings disappointments comes in? —- Being Street Smart Sy Harding Will the Fed Push Its […]

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John Mauldin included a chapter from his new book Endgame in his newsletter this week, and it’s a good one, taking a thorough look at historical examples of Inflation and Hyperinflation. The most interesting part of the chapter for me was its conclusion – there’s a quote from historian Peter Bernholz, the man who literally […]

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Here’s a fantastic Jim Rogers interview, featuring our hero laying into Bernanke big time! Rogers says: Find “real assets” like silver, rice, natural gas that will protect your wealth He owns physical assets – like gold and silver bullion – in addition to futures contracts on gold, silver, even rice “Bernanke doesn’t understand economics, finance, […]

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Regular contributor Sy Harding takes issue with Bernake’s take that inflation is not a concern…he’s dead wrong, says Sy! —- The Fed is Wrong – Inflation Has Arrived Being Street Smart Sy Harding February 17, 2011 Fed Chairman Bernanke says inflation is still benign and not a concern. He’s wrong! And he’s behind the curve, […]

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You’ve got to see it to believe it – Bernanke cites rising stock prices as evidence that QE2 was a success! Thus confirming what us armchair observers had suspected – the Fed is dedicated to keeping the stock market propped up – dollar and inflation be damned. John Mauldin had a great take on this […]

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Regular contributor Sy Harding takes a look at the measures the Fed and Federal Government have taken to avoid the second coming of the Great Depression – they’ve thrown everything at it, including the kitchen sink. And to give credit where credit is due, Bernanke & Co have (thus far, at least) been successful in […]

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You know when socialist and libertarian politicians line up to battle a common enemy, something interesting is unfolding. Joining Ron Paul in his 30-year running assault on the Federal Reserve is Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont – the only senator who openly identifies as a socialist (hey, let’s give Bernie credit, at least he’s honest […]

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Nice job here by our friend and correspondent Terry Coxon, who breaks down the QE math that the Fed faces.  Believe it or not, there’s no free lunch, not even for the Fed.  TANSTAAFL! —- The Long Swim – How the Fed Could Become Insolvent By Terry Coxon, Editor, The Casey Report You’ve seen the […]

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