Monthly Archives: November 2010

What’s Really Behind QE2?

By Ellen Brown http://www.webofdebt.com/articles/qe2.php The deficit hawks are circling, hovering over QE2, calling it just another inflationary bank bailout. But unlike QE1, QE2 is not about saving the banks. It’s about funding the federal deficit without increasing the interest tab, … Continue reading

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Bernanke Calls For Fiscal Support.

by Cullen Roche Nov. 19, 2010 http://pragcap.com/bernanke-defends-qe-calls-fiscal-support Ben Bernanke delivered a superb speech this morning at the ECB. He was eloquent, non-partisan and displayed an unusual understanding of the problems the global economy confronts. The speech is an absolute must … Continue reading

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Don’t Fight the Fed? This Time it Really May be Different.

by John Hutchins I have been thinking about this awhile, I don’t necessarily disagree with you but I am going to be contrarian, anyway. I hope you don’t mind. First in terms of banks not having disappeared so the lending … Continue reading

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Repost – “Don’t Fight the Fed.”

by Joe Does this rule really still apply? Comparisons of economic conditions of today with those of the Great Depression abound, as well as comparisons with Japan’s “lost decades”, most implying that we are doomed to a repeat of those … Continue reading

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Four Sick Patients

Four Rather Sick Patients “If I were BoJ, I would set a trap for all the currency speculators in the world. I would intervene in the currency market, appearing unsuccessfully, to lure speculators to commit more and more funds. I … Continue reading

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The Mid-Term Elections are Over… Yet it ain’t Over.

by Joe Our financial system and our economy nearly collapsed over two years ago. With proper management we should have recovered, but we haven’t. Unemployment, the one thing that voters see and feel, front and center, remains the highest it’s … Continue reading

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