Banking

Open Your Eyes! These Signs Suggest Another Financial Crisis Is Coming Down the Road!

Our debt today approaches $19 trillion dollars -it was only 10 trillion dollars during the financial crisis of 2008 - yet, once again, main street has fallen into a stupor state incapable of comprehending another financial crisis. Totally ignored is the fact that our real debt is closer to a not-so-normal $166 trillion. Throw in a few hundred trillion of derivative debt, held by our largest financial institutions and the reality is so incomprehensible it has become deniable - despite all the signs another crisis approaches. What are those signs? The time has come to open our eyes to reality and see the signs that clearly mark the path on which we travel to the end of the road.

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Ben Bernanke On the Pros & Cons of Negative Interest Rates

We can't rule out the possibility that, at some point in the next few years, our economy will slow, perhaps significantly. How would the Federal Reserve respond? What tools remain in the monetary toolbox? In this and a subsequent post, I discuss some policy options the Fed might consider, focusing first on negative interest rates.

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The Federal Reserve: What It Is & What It Isn’t

The Federal Reserve system is an imperfect, but rather innovative, clearinghouse. Its structure as, “independent within government,” makes it hard to decipher precisely who owns it but here's my understanding of what it actually is.

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Help Me Sound the Alarm – While We Still Can

Why are so few voices warning the people about what is coming? We stand at the door of a period of distress that will be unlike anything that any of us have ever known before yet, even though the signs are all around us, very few individuals appear to be willing to stand up and sound the alarm...[While I may] get some criticism for this article...I just hope I can inspire [you]... to help warn America (and the world) about what is rapidly approaching. It doesn’t matter if your voice is big or small. What matters is whether or not you are faithful with what you have been given. Let us sound the alarm while we still can, because time is quickly running out.

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Financial Crisis Now Entering A Very Dangerous Phase

Soon the problems in the world economy are likely to resume with a vengeance leading rapidly falling asset markets and currencies. Gold and silver will move up very strongly. The lucky few who can afford some physical gold will weather the storm better financially - but no one will escape the suffering that will hit the world in coming years.

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