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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Wed, Jun 28, 2017 - 11:25am

Congressional Hearing On The Fed

Today, Congress is holding a hearing titled "The Federal Reserve’s Impact on Main Street, Retirees, and Savings"

This is a must-watch event. So refreshing to see these important points raised to Congress:

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gard
By gard on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 - 4:26pm

Interest rate

Hi. We built a house on a part of our family farm. We took a loan for 20 years. 50 % is tided up for 10 years. 25 % for 5 years and 25 % is flouting ealds. I see that the banks have put up the healds of bouth 5 and 10 years after we locked it in. We have the plan to pay as much as we can down on the last 25%. The rates is normaly going up in insecure times, and when the chrash will come, the rates will probably go up. We are considering to cock in the last 25 % Also. But we are very unsicure.

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Thu, Nov 27, 2014 - 4:27pm

Thanksgiving Dinner For $0.50 (in 1909)

A fancy dinner cost 50 cents 100 years ago (from Natural News):

A Thanksgiving dinner at the Hotel Gettysburg in 1909 offered a lush array of gourmet food for just 50 cents. Today that same 50 cents doesn't even buy you a crappy taco at Taco Bell:

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Tue, Sep 30, 2014 - 9:49am

A (Worrisome) View Inside the Federal Reserve

This past weekend, This American Life released a podcast featuring secret tape recordings made by Carmen Segarra, a former staff member of the Federal Reserve.

Segarra was placed on the team overseeing regulatory compliance at Goldman Sachs. The environment her recordings reveal is one of toothless regulatory capture, where the Fed feared doing anything that might upset Goldman, the bank it was supposed to be keeping in line.

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Arthur2014
By Arthur2014 on Tue, Sep 23, 2014 - 1:07am

G-20 Meeting Sept 2014

G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting

Sept 2014

G R O U P O F T W E N T Y

GLOBAL PROSPECTS AND POLICY CHALLENGES

full text:

http://www.imf.org/external/np/g20/pdf/2014/091714.pdf

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Arthur2014
By Arthur2014 on Tue, Sep 9, 2014 - 2:37pm

interview with James Rickards; sept 2014

Dear all,

I don’t know at all whether it is a good idea to post he following hint to a recent interview with James Rickards on the show “Money Morning” apparently from September 2014.

But an internet forum is for discussing controversial topics. So I post the hyperlink not knowing whether I render a good service to the readers of the peakprosperity forum doing so. I am not the one who just wants to spread his opinion. I am very interested in your judgment.

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Fri, Aug 8, 2014 - 8:57pm

The Fed Created $3 Trillion Since 2008 And All I Got Was...

From CBS MarketWatch:

One-fourth of U.S. families "just getting by"

New data from the Federal Reserve highlight how many Americans continue to struggle financially more than five years after the end of the Great Recession.

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