Propaganda From the US War Machine

Propaganda From the US War Machine

BY Callum Newman POSTED July 04, 2017

Here’s what we know about US intelligent services from history: they fabricate events and stories all the time for their own ends. They’ll also destabilise any country, too.

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Gold is Watching

Gold is Watching

BY James Rickards POSTED July 01, 2017

Gold is watching and waiting, moving down on deflation fears and then up again on the view that the Fed will have to reverse course once the economy cools down. My models show that bonds, Bill Gross and gold have it right and that stocks are heading for a fall.

Prepare for QT1: The US Fed’s ‘Evil Twin’ Policy

Prepare for QT1: The US Fed’s ‘Evil Twin’ Policy

BY James Rickards POSTED June 24, 2017

The US Federal Reserve is now setting out on a new path for quantitative tightening (QT) after nine years of unconventional quantitative (QE) easing policy. It is the evil twin of QE, which was used to ease monetary conditions when interest rates were already zero.

‘Mother of all booms’ approaching

‘Mother of all booms’ approaching

BY Callum Newman POSTED June 19, 2017

Talk about an anti-climax! For ages there’s been a murmur in the financial world that when the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates it could derail the stock market or US economy. Worse still, the Fed was going to start unwinding its portfolio too. Well last week the Fed came out, raised rates and confirmed it would slowly sell down its portfolio holdings. What happened?