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A Run On The Banks Begins In Italy As Italian Banking Stocks Collapse

By Michael Snyder End Of The American Dream January 23, 2016 A Run On The Banks Begins In Italy As Italian Banking Stocks Collapse     The Italian financial meltdown that we have been waiting for has finally arrived. For quite a long time I have been warning my readers to watch Italy, and now […]

A Run On The Banks Begins In Italy As Italian Banking Stocks Collapse

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How Money Disappears in a Fractional-Reserve Money System

By Frank Shostak Mises.org December 2, 2015   How Money Disappears in a Fractional-Reserve Money System   Most experts are of the view that the massive monetary pumping by the US central bank during the 2008 financial crisis saved the US and the world from another Great Depression. On this the Federal Reserve Chairman at the […]


Inside Janet Yellen’s Brain at 4 a.m. (Part II)

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners September 16, 2015   Inside Janet Yellen’s Brain at 4 a.m. (Part II)     GUALFIN, Argentina – According to several headlines, the U.S. stock market rose yesterday “ahead of Fed.” The Dow was up 229 points – or 1.4% – for the session. And so, we return to […]

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Book Review: Ron Paul’s “Swords Into Plowshares”

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center July 18, 2015   Book Review: Ron Paul’s “Swords Into Plowshares”     It’s July 17th, which means that Ron Paul’s new book “Swords Into Plowshares” is finally available. And what a book it is. Only the hardest of hearts and most closed of minds could read Dr. Paul’s […]


Watch and learn what an economic collapse looks like

By Daisy Luther The Organic Prepper July 7, 2015   Watch and learn what an economic collapse looks like     Did you hear the news? “Greece Says No to Further Austerity Measures!”  Did you shake your head and say, “Wow, the nerve of those people refusing to cut their expenses in the face of […]

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The 75 Trillion Dollar Shadow Banking System Is In Danger Of Collapsing

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog July 1, 2015   The 75 Trillion Dollar Shadow Banking System Is In Danger Of Collapsing     Keep an eye on the shadow banking system – it is about to be shaken to the core.  According to the Financial Stability Board, the size of the global shadow banking […]


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Big Banks: Big Fines: Business As Usual

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com May 27, 2015 Big Banks: Big Fines: Business As Usual   Last week, the Department of Justice announced that five major global banks had agreed to cop parent-level guilty pleas that rendered them all official corporate felons. The banks will pay more than $2.5 billion of criminal fines on top of […]


Clinton and the Bankers — Guest Column by Nomi Prins

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org May 26, 2015   Clinton Destroyed The Financial System Nomi Prins points out how Wall Street and the Big Banks used money to seduce the Clintons and then used the Clintons to remake the US financial system in the interest of the maximum profits of the Big […]

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David Stockman: Against Crony Capitalism, Part 2

By misesmedia May 11, 2015   David Stockman: Against Crony Capitalism, Part 2   David Stockman is our guest this week in the second of a two-part interview. Stockman was a congressman, Ronald Reagan’s budget director, and a private equity fund manager who saw the devastation brought to American companies by an economy built on […]

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Why The Powers That Be Are Pushing A Cashless Society

By WashingtonsBlog May 4, 2015   Why The Powers That Be Are Pushing A Cashless Society   We Can’t Rein In the Banks If We Can’t Pull Our Money Out of Them Martin Armstrong summarizes the headway being made to ban cash,  and argues that the goal of those pushing a cashless society is to […]


A Half-Right Monetary Reform for Iceland

By Patrick Barron Mises.org April 29, 2015   A Half-Right Monetary Reform for Iceland   The prime minister of Iceland recently commissioned a report by Frosti Sigurjonsson to recommend a better money and banking system for Iceland. The recently released report recaps Iceland’s sorry history of money and banking disasters and lays the majority of […]

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Will the New Banking Proposals in Iceland Save it from Economic Instability?

By Against Crony Capitalism April 13, 2015   Will the New Banking Proposals in Iceland Save it from Economic Instability?     Iceland stands like a sentinel at the gates of the Arctic and astride the Mid-Atlantic rift. Part of Scandinavia but also the last stone hop to North America it is a place which […]


What To Do While Waiting to End the Fed

By John P. Cochran Mises.org February 25, 2015   What To Do While Waiting to End the Fed   There is a sliver of good news on the central banking front. Given the Fed’s poor performance before and after the 2007–08 financial crisis and Great Recession, and its now recognized 100 year history of failure, […]

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