Wednesday , 30 September 2020


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Timing of Bernanke’s Comments a Colossal Error – Here’s Why

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke screwed up royally at his press conference on 19 June 2013, as he announced that the Fed's Open Market Committee had moved up its timetable for when it would beginning drawing down its QE 4.0 program. It's difficult to think of how the Fed Chairman could have handled the situation any worse. Let me explain.

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Bernanke's Actions – or Inactions – Won't Prevent Coming Collapse! Here's Why

By threatening to drop money out of helicopters to fight deflation - to leave a paperweight on the "print" button if you will - Bernanke convinced the market and all of Wall Street that the Fed would always be there to step in and save the day. [In fact, however,] the whole thing was a bluff meant to prop up the markets - the famed Bernanke Put - and it was a lie. The markets will be realizing this in the coming months, if not sooner, and when they do, we'll see the REAL Collapse: the one to which 2008 was just a warm-up. [Let me explain.] Words: 444

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Don't Fight the Fed: Buy Some of These 20 Blue Chip Stocks Instead!

The herd continues to stampede into U.S. Treasury debt of every possible maturity to, theoretically, avoid risk. Yields on AA+ 10-yr bonds can be locked in to yield 2.11% per year and you get your principal back in 10 years. [As we see it, though] the only justification for [such a meagre] return on invested capital must be tied to the belief that a return is better than nothing given the prospects of a future depression. We believe, however, that fighting the Fed and investing like a depression is coming is not the right way to position your portfolio. [Below are 20 suggestions on how to generate in excess of 2.11% returns plus strong appreciation potential with modest risk.] Words: 657

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What Latest QE Means for the U.S. Dollar and the Future Price of Gold

The first round of QE had already guaranteed that the U.S. dollar was going to be under severe duress by next spring and Bernanke has just added insult to injury with his latest quantitative easing virtually guaranteeing that we will have a major currency crisis by next spring [and that can only mean one thing - a parabolic move upwards in the price of gold]. Words: 550

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