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Silver Bars Being Secured By HSBC – Buy $876 Million Worth From Poland

HSBC has quietly moved into acquiring large amounts of silver bullion. The bank has secured another deal to buy silver bars from KGHM whichbrings their total purchases of silver from…

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Two Spaniards Self-Immolate Due To Financial Problems

First it was a German, then an Italian, and now, two months, later, the European self-immolation wave has spread to the country that many expect will be the next one to follow…

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Spain Plunders 90% Of Social Security Fund To Buy Its Own Debt

With Spanish 10Y yields hovering at a ‘relatively’ healthy 5%, having been driven inexorably lower on the promise of ECB assistance at some time in the future, the market has…

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IMF demands deeper austerity in Pakistan

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) last month warned Pakistan of a looming foreign exchange crisis. The strongly worded statement foresaw a depletion of foreign reserves as in 2008, when the…

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Historic Reordering of Power and Control

Chutes and Ladders is a very popular board game.  It has deep historical roots, and was originally developed in India.  One of the early names by which it was called…

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Bank of Japan Holdings of Japanese Government Bonds Exceeds 100 Trillion Yen for First Time

Bloomberg reports BOJ Holdings of JGBs Exceed 100 Trillion Yen for First Time  The Bank of Japan holdings of the government’s bonds exceeded 100 trillion yen ($1.2 trillion) for the first…

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Goldman Sachs lays off senior executives in China

It looks like life in China is difficult for Goldman’s. A place where they may actually have to have brains to make money as opposed to making money by cooking the books…

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Bank of Australia Admits 99.9% of Gold Reserves Are Held in Bank of England

  From AUSBullion‘s Blog:   As at end-June 2011 the Reserve Bank of Australia held 80 tonnes of gold in London Good Delivery bars. The Reserve Bank holds 99.9 per cent of…

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Central Banks Control Financial World

  This just in: CNBC is reporting that central banks are ruling the financial world. In an article published today called “Central Banks: How They Are Ruling the Financial World,”…

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Just coincidence? Queen is trotted through Bank of England’s gold vault

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Maybe it’s just a coincidence but maybe instead it’s a propaganda campaign launched by the British government and the Bank of England to assuage…

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Fears of soaring living costs grow as Syrian pound plunges

Fears of a new wave of high living costs have been arisen among ordinary Syrians following a remarkable depreciation of the Syrian pound after it maintained at a stable price…

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Expert Explains In Detail How The Next Shock Will Shatter The Global Economy

The eurozone is on a path into a deep recession. As one of the largest and most advanced economies in the world, its centrality to a system of highly-interconnected global supply chains…

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The Financial Tsunami: Greenspan’s Grand Design

The Long-Term Greenspan Agenda Seven years of Volcker monetary “shock therapy” had ignited a payments crisis across the Third World. Billions of dollars in recycled petrodollar debts loaned by major…

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Treasury flash crash could become reality

Some market watchers worry that the presence of high-speed trading firms in Treasuries could spark a “flash crash” in that market similar to the one on May 6, 2010.  In…

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Think You Can Outrun a Global Flash Crash?

It was while under the influence of LSD that a childhood friend of ours decided to end a promising career as a commodity trader.  He was buying and selling pork…