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RT: ​World’s Central Banks ‘are gambling immense amounts of money’

Published time: April 17, 2014 14:38

The sun rises to the east of the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington (Reuters / Jonathan Ernst)

The banking system is completely dysfunctional, and it is going to lose legitimacy as we are nowhere near the solution of the too-big-to-fail problem, Robert Pringle, chairman and founder of the Central Banking Journal, told RT. 1,021 more words


Friday 18th April NASDEAD falls in a heap as the Emperor gets exposed again!

Morning sports fans,

There is a T Shirt that says “I hate being Bi Polar it’s awesome!” Pretty much sums up the US markets at the moment. 1,194 more words

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Fed's Fisher: Forward Guidance Should Not Be Binding

The U.S. Federal Reserve must avoid being locked into calendar-based policy commitments and instead ensure its forward guidance is flexible enough to allow it to respond to changing conditions, a top Fed official said in Hong Kong on Friday. 382 more words


U of A's 2014 Foote Lecture to focus on China's growing income gap

The annual Eldon D. Foote Lecture in international business, which takes place today at 3:30 pm on the 5th floor of the U of A’s School of Business, will feature noted economist Gan Li, an expert on China’s efforts to shift to a more consumer-driven economy. 488 more words


What the Heck is Going on Out There? (Banking)

As written in the “What the Heck is Going on Out There (Multinational Corporattions)”, which is part 1 of this article, I wrote that there  wasn’t enough money in the pockets of consumers to maintain high profits, and thus the… 2,844 more words

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Time to Tackle The Fed

Steve Forbes,  Forbes

Why is the Federal Reserve the sacred cow of American politics? It’s not because it has done a stellar job. Its fundamental, serial errors in the 1970s.


QE and interest rates: a plain language guide

If the financial media is to be believed, global financial markets are focusing an awful lot of attention on how the US Federal Reserve is going to wind down its quantitative easing program, known as QE. 1,620 more words

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