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The Federal Reserve Seems Quite Serious About Tapering – So What Comes Next?

Will this be the year when the Fed's quantitative easing program finally ends?  For a long time, many analysts were proclaiming that the Fed would never taper.  But then it started happening.  Then a lot of them started talking about how "the untaper" was right around the corner.  That hasn't happened either.  It looks like

The Truth Is Finally Out: Money Is Just An IOU And The Banks Are Rolling In It

The things “conspiracy theorists” have been saying for years are coming true one by one. The more recent mainstream topic is the revelation that money is just an IOU. This comes as the Bank of England published a paper called “Money Creation in the Modern Economy” which revealed how our financial system functions and what role

Deluded Currency Cultists Believe The Dollar Is Invincible

At the onset of the derivatives collapse in 2007/2008 it would have been easy to assume that most of America was receiving a valuable education in normalcy bias. In 2006, the amount of ego on display surrounding mortgage investment was so disturbingly grotesque, anyone with any true understanding of the situation felt like projectile vomiting. To watch the smug righteousness

Bernanke At Brookings

On January 31, he stepped down as Fed chairman. Janet Yellen replaced him. He's entering a new world of million-dollar book deals. He'll make $100,000 a pop speeches. Expect appointments to corporate boards. CEOs value his rainmaking services. On February 3, Brookings headlined "Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to Join Economic Studies at Brookings." He's

The Final Swindle Of Private American Wealth Has Begun

I began writing analysis on the macro-economic situation of the American financial structure back in 2006, and in the eight years since, I have seen an undeniably steady trend of fiscal decline. I have never had any doubt that the U.S. economy as we know it was headed for total and catastrophic collapse, the only question was

Fed’s Dirty Little Secret: “The Gold Isn’t There … Exists As Paper IOU's” (VIDEO)

The assumption by global depositors who have entrusted their national savings with the Federal Reserve and US Government has always been that when they request to repatriate their holdings the Fed would simply open the vault, access said assets and ship them back to where they belong. That’s exactly what Germany expected would happen last

Ben Bernanke's Banksters Legacy

With Ben Shalom Bernanke set to depart on the last day of January 2014, the critique and speculation of his tenure as Chairman of the Federal Reserve begins. The mainstream financial press is giving mostly favorable accounts. Heretofore, such praiseworthy acclamations strike a shape contrast with the actual record of the state of the economy.

The Hows And Whys Of Gold Price Manipulation

The deregulation of the financial system during the Clinton and George W. Bush regimes had the predictable result: financial concentration and reckless behavior. A handful of banks grew so large that financial authorities declared them “too big to fail.” Removed from market discipline, the banks became wards of the government requiring massive creation of new

Obama Nominates Three Federal Reserve Governors

It's official. A White House statement headlined "President Obama Announces his Intent to Nominate Three to Serve on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System." Nominees include Stanley Fischer as vice chairman, Lael Brainard as governor, and Jerome Powell for a second term as governor. None deserve appointments to local school or other municipal

Stanley Fischer: AIPAC's Federal Reserve Vice Chairman

Napoleon had his own ideas about conquest and dominance. He knew a thing or two about money power. He said: "When a government is dependent for money upon the bankers, they and not the government leaders control the nation." "This is because the hand that gives is above the hand that takes. Financiers are without

The Hidden Motives Behind The Federal Reserve Taper

"The powers of financial capitalism had (a) far-reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole. This system was to be controlled in a feudalist fashion by the central banks

On The 100th Anniversary Of The Federal Reserve Here Are 100 Reasons To Shut It Down Forever

December 23rd, 1913 is a date which will live in infamy.  That was the day when the Federal Reserve Act was pushed through Congress.  Many members of Congress were absent that day, and the general public was distracted with holiday preparations.  Now we have reached the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve, and most Americans

A Century Of The Federal Reserve (VIDEO)

New:  “The United States Federal Reserve announced Wednesday  that it will start drawing down (i.e. “tapering”) its multibillion-dollar  quantitative easing policies in 2014. The Fed will begin tapering  its $85 billion monthly purchases of Treasuries and Treasury mortgage-backed  securities by $5 billion each starting in January.” 100 years ago, this December, the United States Congress

Banksters Plot Publicly To Keep Your Deposits In Their Pockets

Leaders of the global banking cartel have publicly stated that they are planning to impose charges on depositors should the U.S. Federal Reserve cut the interests rate it pays banksters for deposits it holds from individuals and companies. Meanwhile, Federal Reserve Board Governor, Daniel Tarullo, proposed this week measures to avoid what he called “massive

The Federal Reserve Is Monetizing A Staggering Amount Of U.S. Government Debt

The Federal Reserve is creating hundreds of billions of dollars out of thin air and using that money to buy U.S. government debt and mortgage-backed securities and take them out of circulation.  Since the middle of 2008, these purchases have caused the Fed's balance sheet to balloon from under a trillion dollars to nearly four

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