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Banking Crisis

Goldman Sachs is at it Again

More than 75,000 people have signed their names to a petition protesting against the appointment of former European Union leader José Manuel Barroso to the...

Hoarding Cash – Prelude to the Crash & Burn

We are monitoring confidence in the banking system as reflected by cash withdrawals. The sale of home safes has exploded in many countries. I previously reported...

New SEC Money Market Rule Will Send Cash into Treasuries

  The new SEC rule on money market funds takes effect October 17, 2016. There is never a crisis that simply passes. Such events always lead to more...

Are Central Bankers Coming to a Bitter End?

Central bankers these days are seriously trapped. They cannot now reverse their policies for that means they have to admit that they have failed. This is why the...

European Banking Crisis

Is a the European bank rally sustainable? European banks continue to rally marginally following the release of the European Bank Authority stress test. However,...

Germany & THE 800 POUND GORILLA

This week, a German cooperative savings bank in the Bavarian village of Gmund am Tegernsee with less than 10,000 in population, announced it will begin charging...

ECB Brings European Banks to the Brink of Disaster

The European banking crisis is spreading rapidly. There are now concerns in Italy and in Portugal as well. The ECB cannot even understand why people would not want...

Losing Sleep Over Banks

QUESTION: Hello Martin, If i have exposure to various banking counterparties in europe – what do i do from running a fund mgmt business as i m a bearish on...

Why Are Italian Banks Breaking Europe?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, why are Italian banks in worse shape than most other countries. What happened to the bail-in program of the ECB? Can you explain why Italy...

Banking Panic in Italy

We have reports from readers in Italy that ATM machines are being emptied. A run on banks is beginning in...