Today the music stops

After months of preparing financial markets for this news, the Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce that it will finally begin shrinking its $4.5 trillion balance sheet.

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The World’s Most Powerful Bank Issues A Warning

Goldman Sachs has been at the heart of nearly every major banking scandal in recent history.

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Negative interest rates have come to America

One of the truly mind-boggling absurdities in modern finance has been the creation of ‘negative interest rates’ around the world.

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The New American Dream: Rent Your Home From a Hedge Fund

About a month ago I joined the Board of Directors of a publicly-traded company that invests in US real estate.

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This cryptocurrency website is selling for more money than Facebook’s

What’s money worth if interest rates are negative?

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The real reason to own Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency is today’s printing press – a truly game – changing technology that the ruling elite sees as a threat to their control.

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Waiter and Bartender jobs surge in the Land of the Free

The headline in the New York Times today read “U.S. Job Growth Bounces Back; Unemployment at 10-Year Low”.

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Just a quick reminder: the Federal Reserve is almost insolvent.

September 10, 2008 was one of the last “normal” days in the world of banking and finance.

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Just a quick reminder: the Federal Reserve is almost insolvent.

Nearly half of all French voters have yet to decide who they want to be president with only a month to go until the election. The big question therefore remains – Is a “European Spring” in the making?

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This New Bubble is Even Bigger Than the Subprime Fiasco

As Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera describe in their excellent history of the financial crisis (All the Devils are Here), the first subprime bubble hit in the 1990s.

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