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Is the Fed Being Browbeaten into Negative Rates?

The Federal Reserve is in a real crisis. Interest rates are falling negative around the world which by no means has succeeded in stimulating anything. Governments [...]

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Are Negative Rates Fueling Deflation?

Those in power never understand markets. They are very myopic in their view of the world. The assumption that lowering interest rates will “stimulate” [...]

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Yellen Tells Congress Negative Interest Rates Are Possible

Reuters has reported that Yellen told a House of Representatives committee when testifying before Congress: “Potentially anything – including negative [...]

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Brussels & the Trend Toward Authoritarianism

QUESTION: Dear Mr Armstrong, I hope your well. Please could you elaborate on your post: “Consolidating all the debt in the EU” Of course you were [...]

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The London Meeting to End Cash

The conference to tax money was held on May 18, 2015, in London at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in Knightsbridge. I can only assume that the lack press coverage [...]

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Negative Interest Rates = Tax on Savings

The current trend in Europe towards negative interest rates amounts to taxing whatever cash you have left after paying 50% in taxes. The bond auctions are starting [...]

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