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Bear Stearns 2.0? UK's Largest Property Fund Halts Redemptions

While equity markets have rebounded exuberantly post-Brexit, suggesting all is well, British property-related assets have tumbled. Standard Life has been forced to stop retail investors selling out for at least 28 days after rapid cash outflows were sparked by fears over falling real estate values. The fund will need to sell real estate to raise cash before any money can be redeemed.

Lawless Manipulation of Gold & Silver Markets by Public Authorities

Decline in gold or silver prices vs. the dollar conveys that the dollar is strong when in fact, the dollar should be under pressure from over-issuance of dollars & dollar-denominated debt. What we have been experiencing since the 2008 crisis is the subordination of law & the financial regulatory agencies to the interests of a few private banks.

JPMorgan Holds Lowest Silver Short Position Since 2008

JPMorgan’s short position in silver is now down to about 11,500 contracts, their lowest short-side corner in the Comex futures market since taking over the silver short position of Bear Stearns in 2008. And not to be forgotten in all of this, is the equally extreme short-side corner in the Comex silver market held by Canada’s Scotiabank.

The Silver Conspiracy

I truly believed the manipulation was limited to a small handful of COMEX insider firms & individual traders. No more is that the case. Despite not looking for a conspiracy, the greater weight & flow of the evidence convinces me one exists in silver. It is not just a small group of traders involved, but has now grown much more.

Some Kind of Financial Calamity Is Inevitable: Jim Rickards

I see disaster & when it comes to the financial systems in particular, we’re set up for an even worse catastrophe than we have in 2008.The Fed and the FDIC guaranteed the entire money market industry & put out the fire but they used up all their capacity. So now what if there’s a liquidity crisis now?

Suing JPMorgan and the COMEX For Precious Metals Manipulation

Presenting a guide for how & why JPMorgan & the COMEX (owned by the CME Group) should be sued for their manipulation of gold and silver (& copper, too). I am certain that the coming physical silver shortage will end price manipulation, but I see nothing wrong with trying to hasten that day.

JPMorgan Urged to Pay More in Mortgage Deal

After JPMorgan raised its total offer to $11 billion, the disparity in negotiating positions narrowed significantly – And the size of the fine is not the central negotiating point for JPM. JPMorgan is focused on using the pact to resolve many investigations it faces.

U.S. Justice Department Preparing To Sue JPMorgan

The U.S. Justice Department is preparing to sue JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) over mortgage bonds it sold in the run-up to the financial crisis, a sign the bank’s legal troubles are not yet over.

JPMorgan Caught in Swirl of Regulatory Woes

Government investigators have found that JPMorgan Chase devised “manipulative schemes” that transformed “money-losing power plants into powerful profit centers,” and that one […]

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