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Finance is the Tail that Wags the Dog - How Big Banks Became Our Masters

Despite all of the wrangling & rule making, there’s a core truth about our financial system that we have yet to comprehend fully: It isn’t serving us, we’re serving it. Finance has become the tail that wags the dog. A fundamental shift in the business model of finance is what we should be talking about — rather than details of liquidity ratios of banks or or even how to punish specific banking misdeeds.

Is the Federal Reserve Finally Being Forced to Consider Main Street?

How can the Federal Reserve help Main Street? The conventional wisdom is that zero-interest rates help Main Street by lowering the cost of borrowing. Zero-interest rates incentivize speculation, not investment & have also stripped savers of billions of dollars in interest. They can lower the cost of commodities & goods by strengthening the U.S. dollar via raising rates.

Why Gold Is Surging: BofA Says To Expect A "Massive Policy Shift In 2016"

This is how investors should trade this “massive policy shift”: Short Wall Street, buy gold. If accurate this could be the biggest policy shift since the artificial price controls were imposed on gold by the BIS trading desk in September 2011 when the SNB unleashed its now failed currency peg, just hours after gold hit its all time nominal high just shy of $2000.

Why The Stock Market Is Detached From The Economy

While statistical economic data suggests that the economy is rapidly healing, it has only been so for a very small percentage of the players. For most American’s they have only watched the “rich” prosper as the Federal Reserve put Wall Street before Main Street. Moreover; global deflationary pressures have only begun to wash back on the domestic economy.

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