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End Of The Era Of Central Banks

Central banks’ maniacal money printing schemes were the only way to keep history’s largest Ponzi scheme growing; & now that confidence in them is failing & the need for gargantuan QE programs just to prevent instantaneous collapse has arrived, it won’t be long before Central banks will have as much relevance as buggy whips.

What could push the Price of Gold Lower OR Higher

Did gold prices reach an intermediate top in 2011 based on QE, dollar weakness, and high demand, correct for 2.5 years, and then begin a rally likely to persist through the end of the decade? OR – Did gold reach a generational peak in 2011 and subsequently turn down for a decade or two?

Fed Finds TBTF Banks Increase Systemic Risk, Have A Funding Advantage

TBTF Banks can borrow more cheaply in bond markets than smaller rivals (an average 0.31% less on A-rated debt than their smaller peers), in part because of investor perceptions that they are too big to fail. This insensitivity of financing costs to risk encourages too-big-to-fail banks to take on greater risk.

After the crash of September 2008, the term “too big to fail” became familiar when hundreds of billions of dollars were set aside to bail out BANKS -The nations largest financial institutions. And today, many of the mega-banks that caused the panic of 2008 have now become even larger.

The First Thing Yellen Should Do to Save America

To save America, Janet Yellen immediately upon being confirmed, should tell America and the world: “I am serving notice right here and now that the Federal Reserve will never again be the President’s or Congress’ piggybank.”

This Could Finally End The TBTF - "Too Big to Fail"

While I’m sure the report won’t draw conclusions or offer solutions, let’s hope it gives the world the ammunition it needs to shoot down the TBTF banks to size, (to preferably the mid-tier regional bank size), so our free markets can be free at last.

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