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Draghi’s Plan Boosts Euro while Gold Crosses $1700

Draghi’s Plan Boosts Euro while Gold Crosses $1700

E.C.B. President Mario Draghi held the first press conference of the new Euro-zone on Thursday.  We will look back on today at the day that the political integration of Europe… Read more »

Greece is Saved, Unfortunately Spain Still Exists

Greece is Saved, Unfortunately Spain Still Exists

Well, actually Greece isn’t saved any more than European politician would be at a Pentecostal revival, but you get my point.  The markets acted last night like everything was okay. … Read more »

Greece Votes for More Euro Slavery, Market Rejoice

Greece Votes for More Euro Slavery, Market Rejoice

Sunday marked the first piece of good news for the Euro in weeks.  Greece have, effectively, voted themselves into perpetual debt slavery, at least until the next election which, given… Read more »

Yen Rallies Hard on BoJ Holding Firm

Yen Rallies Hard on BoJ Holding Firm

The Bank of Japan on Friday made it clear that while they stand ready to support their banks in the case of a Greek exit from the Euro following this… Read more »

Commodities Wobble While World Waits on Greece….. Again

Commodities Wobble While World Waits on Greece….. Again

While we all wait on the outcome of either Frau Merkel  acceding to reality or the Greeks flipping the entire world the bird on the 17th, i thought it worthwhile… Read more »

Moody’s Destroys Spain’s Credit Rating

Moody’s Destroys Spain’s Credit Rating

Make no mistake, when it comes to the major U.S. and European banks and countries the ratings agencies, S&P, Moody’s (NYSE:MCO) and Fitch, exist to promote the credit worthiness of… Read more »

Bernanke Speaks, Gold Falls Off Cliff

Bernanke Speaks, Gold Falls Off Cliff

You know, I can write one of these articles every couple of months, because, like clockwork, when the Chairman of the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee testifies before congress or… Read more »

Swiss Hint at Capital Controls

Swiss Hint at Capital Controls

Since the Swiss National Bank pegged the Franc (AMEX:FXF) to the Euro (AMEX:FXE) last August in an attempt to stop the torrent of money flowing into that relative safe-haven it… Read more »

Latest US Economy News

Latest US Economy News

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, U.S. financial markets were closed on Monday. During this week, investors will be waiting for key U.S. economic reports as well as the alarming… Read more »

Another Day Another Enourmous Raid on Silver

Another Day Another Enourmous Raid on Silver

Sigh.  One has to wonder when these people will stop the madness.  JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) would have us believe that they are engaged in legitimate hedging on behalf of their clients. … Read more »

The Reign in Spain Swirls Plainly Down the Drain

The Reign in Spain Swirls Plainly Down the Drain

Well, isn’t it nice not to have to talk about Greece anymore? Unlike Greece I’m not about to learn all of the ins and outs of what will and will… Read more »

Gold and U.S. Treasuries Pop as Spain Roils Markets

Gold and U.S. Treasuries Pop as Spain Roils Markets

So, you say that gold is a risk asset?  It’s certainly been trading like that to the quantitative traders.  The problem is that gold is not a risk asset but… Read more »