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Global Currency Wars in Full Escalation

The worldwide currency debasement war has now entered a new and more deadly phase. Central banks have escalated the combat plan to bring about the world's weakest currency for their individual countries.

By Michael Pento | Sep 25, 2012 | Michael Pento

Global Financial Crisis Looms, QE3 Slows the Inevitable

Recent action taken by major central banks has bought governments time to spur growth but the European debt crisis and other risks still threaten the world economy, G20 officials said.

By Shayne Heffernan | Sep 25, 2012 | LiveTradingNews

US Jobless Rate is really 16%, not 8.1%

The US unemployment rate of 8.1% is probably double that number when you include a all of the other measures of the jobless rate that are not included in the official data. The state of the US labor market is in focus because the US Federal Reserve said last week that until there are significant imp...

By Paul A. Ebeling, Jnr. | Sep 18, 2012 | LiveTradingNews

Operation Screw

With yesterday's Fed decision and press conference, Chairman Ben Bernanke finally and decisively laid his cards on the table. And confirming what I have been saying for many years, all he was holding was more of the same snake oil and bluster. Going further than he has ever gone before, he made it clear that he will be permanently binding the American economy to a losing strategy.

By Peter Schiff | Sep 15, 2012 | Euro Pacific Capital

Peter Schiff - Operation Screw: The Fed goes all-in on QE

The geniuses at the Federal Reserve have concocted a bold new plan to revive the U.S. economy -- print a bunch of money, loan it to Americans at super low interest rates so they can speculate on rising real estate prices, extract the appreciated equity and spend it on consumer goods. In other words, build an economy of real estate, by real estate, and for real estate.

By Peter Schiff | Sep 14, 2012 | Euro Pacific Capital

World Drunk with Cash

Markets around the world over react to The Fed stimulus plans ignoring slowing growth, high unemployment and the possible inflationary effects of a new round of free money. The U.S. budget deficit rose $191-B in August to $1.164-T.

By Shayne Heffernan | Sep 14, 2012 | Listverse

Bernanke’s Press Conference – 2:15PM EDT (18:15GMT) Live

This is a highly anticipated risk event because of the market’s already elevated expectation of QE3 or very similar stimulus. Will Ben come to the rescue or disappoint? Let’s get our popcorn ready because there can be some fireworks in the currency markets to follow.

Sep 13, 2012 | FX Times

Australian Dollar Outlook - 09/10/2012

Bell FX Currency Outlook: Weaker US data and positive signs out of China propelled the Australian Dollar significantly higher in the offshore session on Friday.

By Christine Gaylican | Sep 10, 2012 | IBTimes AU

US Dollar hits 4-Month Low

10-Yr: +08/32..1.655%.. USD-JPY: 78.25.. EUR-USD: 1.2790. The US Dollar Index pushed below the 81.00 level earlier this morning before hovering near 80.25 for most of the session. The selling has dropped the "Greenback" to its worst level in 4 months as traders ready for next Thursday...

By Paul A. Ebeling, Jnr. | Sep 09, 2012 | LiveTradingNews

The Week Ahead: Week of 9th September 2012

Is more QE on the way?- Is the ECB's big bazooka enough to save the Eurozone? - Conventional vs. Unconventional - the ECB vs. the Riksbank - Event risk in Europe next week - Can the UK's labour market continue to surprise on the upside? - RBNZ to hold.

By Kathleen Brooks | Sep 07, 2012 |

Facts About Obama’s White House Term

Republican Truth Squad at Work, the Facts. You may or may not like Bush 43, but this is a History lesson, so it is information for all US voters, regardless of party. The facts; The day the Democrats took over was not January 20, 2009; it was January 3, 2007, the day the Democrats took over the House of Representatives and the Senate, at the very start of the 110th Congress.

By Paul A. Ebeling, Jnr. | Sep 07, 2012 | LiveTradingNews

Some Dems in Charlotte Favor Ban on Corporate Profit

Do Democrats favor banning corporate profits? Noted author and economist Peter Schiff went to the Democratic National Convention to find out.

By Peter Schiff | Sep 06, 2012 | Euro Pacific Precious Metals

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