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Texas Pulls $1 Billion In Gold From NY Fed, Makes It "Non-Confiscatable"

Effectively, the state of Texas will protect any gold stored in the depository from the federal government. This implicit subordination of The Fed’s gold sends a more ominous signal of rising fears of confiscation and leaves us wondering just how long before every state (and or country) decides to follow Texas’ lead?

China's True Gold Holdings To Remain A Secret After All

What we thought would be an imminent, critical and extremely overdue public announcement from China has again been indefinitely postponed. And so with the gold community eagerly expecting a confirmation from China that its gold holdings have doubled, tripled or more, China – and the IMF – suddenly get cold feet. Again.

China's Massive Debt Problem Is About Get Much Massiver

PBOC has announced that regulatory approval will no longer be required to issue ABS. Market players now expect ABS issuance to more than triple to 1 trillion yuan ($161 billion) this year. This means China’s massive debt burden is about to get massiv-er, as banks use ABS issuance as a pressure valve to free up lending capacity.

Are Central Banks Creating Deflation?

The unintended consequences of continuing to delve deeper into the new paranormal are making the game ever more dangerous as we now have central banks accidentally creating deflation while simultaneously embedding enormous amounts of risk in fixed income markets by sapping every last vestige of liquidity.

TODAY Greece Decides: Europe... Or Russia

At precisely the same time as the FinMin is in Brussels discussing the fate of Greece in the Eurozone, the new Greek foreign minister will be in the Kremlin, getting instant updates from Brussels and perhaps discussing the fate of Greece in the Eurasian Economic Union. Put in the simplest of terms, today Greece will decide: Europe, or Russia.

More Euro Tragedy & Its Consequences For Gold

Gold price is an early warning of future monetary & currency troubles & it is now becoming apparent how they may transpire. The ECB move is likely to have important ramifications well beyond Europe & together with parallel actions by the BoJ, can now be expected to increase demand for physical gold in the advanced economies once more.

Is The Claimed Gold Really There? – Part II

When gold becomes “important” again, really and truly having it WILL matter. “Trust us” will no longer be good enough, proof will be required. Gold demand will explode either out of financial fear of the actions in paper markets or …it will explode because the revelation is uncovered the “gold really isn’t there”. BOOM…

How a Default by Greece May Sill Unravel the EU

Greece is actually in the driver’s seat. Historical evidence shows that once a country reaches such a situation it is likely to default within the next 2 years. Quotation: “If you owe the bank thousands, then you have a problem. If you owe the bank millions, then the bank has a problem.” In the current situation, it is the EU that has a problem.

Debt, Default, and Taxes (DDT) Are Poison

National Debt has been increasing faster than both population growth and hourly wages. The only solution is default, either now or later, either by refusing to pay the debt and/or by inflating the dollar so its value decreases to nearly nothing. With so much paper in the system it is easy to see why the Fed publicly denigrates gold.

One Of Largest Russian Gold Miners On Verge Of Bankruptcy

Russian gold producer Petropavlovsk, was valued at more than $3 billion four years ago and was a potential candidate to move into the coveted FTSE100. But today the firm is now worth just $60 million and is in a perilous financial situation, with speculation it may even default on $310 million in convertible bonds in February.

Europe: Stagnation, Default, Or Devaluation

When a country accumulates too much debt and begins to find the roll-overs a growing challenge, it really has just two options: the first is a total or partial default; the second is a large currency devaluation. The second choice begs the question ‘Who prints the currency in which the debt is labeled?’

How Dangerous Is The Credit Bubble In China For The World?

On any list of banking accidents waiting to happen, China is assured a place at the very top. But could a crash there take the entire global economy down with it? There’s no doubt that there are going to be massive problems in China. What’s more, China could trigger a huge global meltdown.

China's First Default Is Coming: Here's What To Expect

With a large volume of trust products scheduled to mature this year, who bears the losses in the event of a default could set an important precedent. Policymakers may see, the default of a trust in current circumstances, as having less risk of contagion than some other shadow banking products.

The $23 Trillion Credit Bubble In China Is Starting To Collapse

The bubble of private debt that we have seen inflate in China since the Lehman crisis is unlike anything that the world has ever seen. Never before has so much private debt been accumulated in such a short period of time. And yet China’s money supply and credit are still expanding.

5 Ways To Profit From A China Downturn In 2014

Signs that China’s economy is in serious trouble include a still booming credit growth but lower output growth, softening inflation, spiking inter-bank rates indicating stresses in the financial system, as well as large corporate defaults and bankruptcies.

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