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The Week In Review 2/24/2017 - Stockholm Syndrome

Some things seem to naturally go together. Peanut butter and jelly come to mind as a natural pairing. Baseball and summertime? I’m in. Even the terms “blowhard” and “politician” evoke a certain warmth of familiarity within me. 1,797 more words

John Robbins

In A Battle Between Trump And The Federal Reserve, Who Really Wins?

Source: Alt-Market.com, by Brandon Smith

As a part of the increasingly obvious set-up of conservative movements by international banking interests and globalist think-tanks, I have noticed an expanding disinformation campaign which appears to be designed to wash the Federal Reserve of culpability for the crash of 2008 that has continued to fester to this day despite the many claims of economic “recovery.”  I believe this program is meant to set the stage for a coming conflict between the Trump Administration and the Fed, but what would be the ultimate consequences of such an event? 850 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Interest Rates: Wealth Economic Update Feb. 24, 2017

U.S. and World News

  • Minutes from the January Fed meeting were released this week and comments from many of the participants indicated that it would be appropriate to raise interest rates again “fairly soon” if upcoming data are in line with expectations.
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24 Feb 2017 (AFR) - Fed worried that the Trump trade could backfire for investors

(24 February 2017, AFR, p31, by Karen Maley)

‘Investors should be very worried. Minutes from the US Federal Reserve’s latest meeting show that policymakers are clearly puzzled why the US sharemarket has moved to such giddy heights given the huge uncertainty over the US economic outlook. 87 more words

1.Market Observations

Fed Up: The Foreclosure Crisis that Caused the 2008 Crash Is Now Ending

Below is another “fake news” report from your friendly St. Louis Federal Reserve.  The Foreclosure Crisis isn’t even close to being resolved.  Pensions are failing, houses are being foreclosed with fake documents and housing prices have reached unaffordable levels while wages remain flat.  371 more words

Foreclosure

Economic Update - Fed Officials Talk Up Rate Hikes, EU Bankers Criticise Trump

Bloomberg: Many Fed Officials See Rate Hike ‘Fairly Soon,’ Minutes Show

  • Federal Reserve officials expressed confidence they can raise interest rates gradually, while a hike “fairly soon” might be appropriate to avoid the risk of an overheated economy, minutes of Federal Open Market Committee’s latest meeting showed.
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Perception