NASA models predict total societal collapse: “Irreversible”

March 27, 2014
2014.03.27 The end of the world as we know it is coming. You’ve likely heard this before, especially from the growing number of voices in the alternative news and preparedness communities. Often dismissed as conspiracy theory or outright lunacy, there is a growing body of evidence that suggests these fringe thinkers may well be on

2014, resumption of the global systemic crisis’ “normal” path

March 24, 2014
2014.03.24 The avalanche of liquidity from the Fed’s quantitative easing in 2013, allowed the world before’s tenets to wake up: indebtedness, bubbles, globalization, financialization… But all it took was a slight slowing down in the astronomical amounts injected by the US central bank every month for the rampant crisis, buried under these piles of liquidity,

Deluded currency cultists believe the dollar is invincible

March 17, 2014
2014.03.17 At the onset of the derivatives collapse in 2007/2008 it would have been easy to assume that most of America was receiving a valuable education in normalcy bias. In 2006, the amount of ego on display surrounding mortgage investment was so disturbingly grotesque anyone with any true understanding of the situation felt like projectile

Economist warns of collapse risk: “Will not allow life to continue as we know it”

March 12, 2014
2014.03.12 Earlier this week we noted that an invasion of the Ukraine by Vladimir Putin would likely lead to a complete destruction of U.S. stock markets. It’s not so much the invasion force itself, but rather, the economic maneuvers that would come with it should Russia take this course of action. Well known economist and founder

The Ukraine crisis: John Kerry and Nato must calm down and back off

March 5, 2014
2014.03.05 Both John Kerry’s threats to expel Russia from the G8 and the Ukrainian government’s plea for Nato aid mark a dangerous escalation of a crisis that can easily be contained if cool heads prevail. Hysteria seems to be the mood in Washington and Kiev, with the new Ukrainian prime minister claiming, “We are on the brink

Why Asian economies are not about to repeat the 1997-98 financial crisis

February 26, 2014
2014.02.26 The business press is full of dire predictions about sudden capital outflows from emerging economies, with a growing list of ‘fragile’ countries. Few commentators can resist making some reference to the disastrous 1997-98 Asian crisis, just to add an element of frisson to the story. But a repeat of 97-98 is extremely unlikely. In recent

The future of our children is taking shape today

February 21, 2014
2014.02.21 The future of our children is taking shape today. Ask any parent and they will say they care about this more than about anything else. These same parents, though, are leaving the shaping of that future to the global financial industry, which has gotten so powerful it can buy anything and anyone that can

The Federal Reserve is monetizing a staggering amount of U.S. government debt

February 17, 2014
2014.02.17 The Federal Reserve is creating hundreds of billions of dollars out of thin air and using that money to buy U.S. government debt and mortgage-backed securities and take them out of circulation. Since the middle of 2008, these purchases have caused the Fed’s balance sheet to balloon from under a trillion dollars to nearly

Celente – No way out as global Ponzi scheme collapse begins

February 14, 2014
2014.02.14 Today the man who remarkably predicted months ahead of time that the Fed would taper in December, then again in January, and who also predicted the global market plunge that we are now seeing, warned KWN that there is no way out this time for central planners as the global Ponzi scheme has now

How fragile are emerging markets?

February 10, 2014
2014.02.10 Emerging-market equities and exchange rates are again under severe downward pressure, but are the underlying economies really as fragile as global traders seem to fear? The short answer, for a few, is probably “yes,” but for most, “not just yet.” For most countries, what we are seeing is a recalibration as investors incorporate the