Tag Archives: Citigroup

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    Say Goodbye to the Purchasing Power of the Dollar

    Mr. Bernanke goes to Crazytown
    by Adam Taggart

    Monday, March 25, 2013, 3:29 AM

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    On a long solo car trip this past weekend, I downloaded several podcasts to listen to as the miles passed. One was a classic: The Invention of Money, originally released by NPR's Planet Money team back in January of 2011. I highly recommend listening (or re-listening) to it in full.

    The podcast is a great reminder of how any currency in a monetary system is a fabricated construct. A simpler way to explain this is to say it has value simply because we believe it does.

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    Daily Digest 1/10 – Record High for World Food Prices, European Debt Worries, High Prices for Gold

    by DailyDigest

    Monday, January 10, 2011, 4:00 PM

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    • Debt Default Fears will Spread to US and Japan, Warns Citigroup’s Willem Buiter
    • World Food Prices Enter ‘Danger Territory’ To Reach Record High
    • Rumour of €80bn Bail-Out To Squeeze Portugese Bonds
    • Deepening Crisis Traps America’s Have-Nots
    • Massive Silver Withdrawals From The Comex
    • European Debt Worries Again Weigh on Shares
    • Gold Rises A Bit But High Prices Limit Buying

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    Daily Digest 12/14 – Germant May Boost ECB Capital, US Retail Sales RIse, Euro May Gain Versus Dollar

    by DailyDigest

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 4:00 PM

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    • Just Another Manic Monday – Stagflation Official in China
    • China to Appeal Trade Ruling on Tire Dispute
    • Official: Germany Willing To Boost ECB Capital
    • U.S. Retail Sales Rise Above Forecast as Consumers Recover
    • Wall Street Set For Higher Open As Retail Sales Rise
    • Belgian Bonds Fall on S&P Outlook Cut as Debt Crisis Spreads
    • Euro May Gain Versus Dollar on Two-Year Notes Yield Spread, Citigroup Says

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    Daily Digest – June 4

    by Davos

    Thursday, June 4, 2009, 3:02 PM

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    • Crash Test Wham-O: GM (General Malaise) Hits the Wall (MachineHead Article, Good Comments Also, H/T CM, Repost)
    • Meet Your Neighbor, The Survivalist (H/T iDoctor)
    • The Unforgettable Commencement Address by Paul Hawken to the Class of 2009, University of Portland, May 3, 2009 (H/T Fred)
    • Depression Level Unemployment: 40 Percent Unemployment in the U.S.? Top 12 MSA Unemployment Regions Located in California. The Only 2 MSA Regions with 20 Percent Unemployment Exist in California.
    • Federal Reserve puzzled by yield curve steepening
    • A conversation about Bear Sterns and the economic crisis with Kate Kelly and William D. Cohan (Video)
    • Thirty years of the 30-Year (Chart on page)
    • The King Report (Chart)
    • Citigroup Stuck With Bernanke Offer Rival Banks Plan to Refuse
    • The 31-Year-Old in Charge of Dismantling G.M.
    • Property tax relief in Los Angeles
    • Dan and Denise Rohas, Build a solar panel (Video)
    • Economic Freedom, US (H/T Christopher Peters, pls. don’t miss page 48)

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    Daily Digest – March 5

    by Davos

    Thursday, March 5, 2009, 3:43 PM

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    • Hanging On, or How to Get Through a Depression and Enjoy Life
    • FDIC’s Bair Says Insurance Fund Could Be Insolvent This Year
    • Hidden Pension Fiasco May Foment Another $1 Trillion Bailout
    • Government Bailing Out Foreign Interests With Your Tax Dollars (AIG, C)
    • (Former AIG CEO) Greenberg Sues AIG for Securities Fraud (Sachs CEO at 7:30+/-, Goldman Got 100% Coverage, Governments Can’t Run Companies10:50, They Have Trouble Running Themselves)
    • Auto "Sales"
    • More Than 8.3 Million U.S. Mortgages Are Under Water
    • Cramdowns
    • Obama’s mortgage relief and housing plan
    • Second Liens Forgiven: Are You Kidding Me? (Hat Tip Lisa G)

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