Economist Debate

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September 20, 2011Sep 20, 2011

If we start with the idea of "all other things being equal," we would side with those who say no. It would be an extraordinary change...

SEC Probes Trades Before S&P Cut U.S. Rating

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September 20, 2011Sep 20, 2011

The SEC is looking to see if news of the downgrade leaked in advance to the benefit of "insider traders." At the same time, there are probes...

Day of Rage: Further Evidence of the Economic War Underway

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September 16, 2011Sep 16, 2011

We have documented a number of groups that either desire the collapse of our markets and economy or have indicated the capability to do so. These...

Rogue Trader Underscores the Threat

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September 15, 2011Sep 15, 2011

Today's announcement that a rogue trader may have cost UBS $2 billion highlighted some of the issues we have been raising. There are many questions about...

Yuan Likely Convertible in Five Years

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September 14, 2011Sep 14, 2011

There's no question that the dollar is the primary reserve currency. There should also be no question that this will not remain so forever. In fact,...

The Real Target of 9/11

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September 11, 2011Sep 11, 2011

This weekend is filled with images of the 9/11 tragedy. Some are on television. Many haunt our memories. There are things we must never forget from...

The United States of Europe

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September 07, 2011Sep 07, 2011

In a previous posting, we described The Soros Solution. It documented how a strategy to attack Europe was reportedly formulated at a meeting of leading hedge...

Osama bin Laden Documents Prove Financial Terrorism?

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September 02, 2011Sep 02, 2011

Another objection to the financial terror/economic warfare hypothesis we put forth starting in late 2008 has been that Terrorists don't target economies. Instead, the critics say,...

Selling China the Rope to Hang Us

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September 02, 2011Sep 02, 2011

Over the past three years, I have spent countless hours briefing and educating members of the national security establishment and policy makers. The sad thing is...

China's Yuan To Challenge Dollar Much Sooner Than Previously Expected

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August 31, 2011Aug 31, 2011

The traditional view has been that China is an export-dependent economy that will permanently attempt to keep its currency artificially low in world markets. Thus, when...