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Stage I Comes to an End!

 

A Matter of National Security

 

A Guide to the Road Ahead

 

Confirming the Flash Crash Omen

 

Its either RICO Act or Control Fraud

 

Shifting Risk to the Innocent

 

Uncle Sam, You Sly Devil!

 

Is the US Facing a Cash Crunch?

 

Gaming the US Tax Payer

 

Manufacturing a Minsky Melt-Up

 

Hitting the Maturity Wall

 

An Accounting Driven Market Recovery

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Sultans of Swap: The Get Away!

 

 

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SULTANS OF SWAP: Explaining $605 Trillion in Derivatives!

 

SULTANS OF SWAP: Fearing the Gearing!

 

SULTANS OF SWAP: BP Potentially More Devastating then Lehman!

 

SULTANS OF SWAP: Gold Swaps Signal the Roadmap Ahead

 

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ARTICLE SOURCE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
                       
North Korea: A Secretive State BBC                    
                       
IMF chief urges leaders to cede more sovereignty to EU Telegraph X                  
FSA mortgage reforms branded a 'catastrophe' Independ. X                  
Value of public pensions falls by quarter FT X                  
Global Imbalances: Is Canada Now Part of the Problem? BMO X                  
                       
IRELAND                      
Low Irish business tax angers some would-be rescuers AP X                  
FINALLY- Finance Minister Says Ireland WILL Ask For A Bailout BI X                  
Should Ireland default and devalue? Salmon X                  
Ireland's four-year plan to be published Tuesday - report Reuters X                  
Allied Irish Bank suffers massive withdrawals Guardian X                  
The future of Japan Economist X                  
                       
USA                      
                       
10 US States That Will Get Murdered If Chinese Slows Its Imports SAInsider       X            
US banks face $100bn Basel III shortfall FT           X        
                       
ARTICLE SOURCE 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
                       
Dying With debt: A dirty little retirement secret USA Today X                  
Chinese Political Cartoon Serves The Government's Interest BI             X      
Full Spectrum Dominance- 8 Examples Of How The Government Is Attempting To Take Total Control Of Our Food, Our Health, Our Money And Even Our Dignity Economic Collapse                 X  
                       
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OECD Report OECD                   26
The Wellsprings of the 2007-08 Food Crisis Asia Sentinel                   31
The 25 Countries That Will Be Screwed By A World Food Crisis BI                   31
Grain Prices to Soar Pushing Food Standeyo                   31
Excerpts from FAO's Food Outlook (November 2010) MRzine                   31
                     
CENTRAL BANKING & MONETARY POLICY                      
After the Fed’s Action, Watching Inflation’s Trajectory NY Times                    
                       
GENERAL INTEREST                      
O Deflation, Where is Thy Sting? Mauldin                    
Is Inflation Lurking Around the Corner? N Trust                    
Ideological and Hostile Noland                    
Rays of Happiness Cutting Through the Economic Gloom Stelzer                    
Smart Money, Honest Voters North                    
Here's What Investors Should Be Watching! Harding                    
Hiding From Reality NY Times                    
Investing in Canada while commodities are hot MW                    
                     
MARKET WARNINGS                      
Secular Status Swenlin                    
                       

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Dollar War in Detail Hudson                    
China Move Could Counter Fed’s Efforts NY Times                    
Is a currency war unavoidable? China Daily                    
Dollar Gains Versus Most Peers as Increase in Treasury Yields Fuels Demand Bloomberg                    
                       
MARKET & GOLD MANIPULATION                      
US in sweeping insider trading probe WSJ                    
Gold Bull Seasonals 5 Zeal                    
                       

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CURRENCY WARS: Debase, Default, Deny!

 

In September 2008 the US came to a fork in the road. The Public Policy decision to not seize the banks, to not place them in bankruptcy court with the government acting as the Debtor-in-Possession (DIP), to not split them up by selling off the assets to successful and solvent entities, set the world on the path to global currency wars.

 

By lowering interest rates and effectively guaranteeing a weak dollar, the US ignited an almost riskless global US$ Carry Trade and triggered an uncontrolled Currency War with the mercantilist, export driven Asian economies. We are now debasing the US dollar with reckless spending and money printing with the policies of Quantitative Easing (QE) I and the expectations of QE II. Both are nothing more than effectively defaulting on our obligations to sound money policy and a “strong US$”. Meanwhile with a straight face we deny that this is our intention.  

 

Though prior to the 2008 financial crisis our largest banks had become casino like speculators with public money lacking in fiduciary responsibility, our elected officials bailed them out. Our leadership placed America and the world unknowingly (knowingly?) on a preordained destructive path because it was politically expedient and the easiest way out of a difficult predicament. By kicking the can down the road our political leadership, like the banks, avoided their fiduciary responsibility. Similar to a parent wanting to be liked and a friend to their children they avoided the difficult discipline that is required at certain critical moments in life. The discipline to make America swallow a needed pill. The discipline to ask Americans to accept a period of intense adjustment. A period that by now would be starting to show signs of success versus the abyss we now find ourselves staring into.  A future that is now massively worse and with potentially fatal pain still to come. READ MORE

   

 

CURRENCY WARS: Misguided Economic Policy

 

The critical issues in America stem from minimally a blatantly ineffective public policy, but overridingly a failed and destructive Economic Policy. These policy errors are directly responsible for the opening salvos of the Currency War clouds now looming overhead.

 

Don’t be fooled for a minute. The issue of Yuan devaluation is a political distraction from the real issue – a failure of US policy leadership. In my opinion the US Fiscal and Monetary policies are misguided. They are wrong! I wrote a 66 page thesis paper entitled “Extend & Pretend” in the fall of 2009 detailing why the proposed Keynesian policy direction was flawed and why it would fail. I additionally authored a full series of articles from January through August in a broadly published series entitled “Extend & Pretend” detailing the predicted failures as they unfolded. Don’t let anyone tell you that what has happened was not fully predictable!

 

Now after the charade of Extend & Pretend has run out of momentum and more money printing is again required through Quantitative Easing (we predicted QE II was inevitable in March), the responsible US politicos have cleverly ignited the markets with QE II money printing euphoria in the run-up to the mid-term elections. Craftily they are taking political camouflage behind an “undervalued Yuan” as the culprit for US problems. Remember, patriotism is the last bastion of scoundres  READ MORE


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KOREA

North Korea: A Secretive State  BBC

 

1- SOVEREIGN DEBT & CREDIT CRISIS

 

SOVEREIGNS

 

 

 

IMF chief urges leaders to cede more sovereignty to EU Telegraph

 

GREECE

 

SPAIN

 

GERMANY

 

FRANCE

 

UK

FSA mortgage reforms branded a 'catastrophe' Independent

 

Value of public pensions falls by quarter  FT

 

CANADA

Global Imbalances: Is Canada Now Part of the Problem? BMO

IRELAND

Low Irish business tax angers some would-be rescuers AP

FINALLY- Finance Minister Says Ireland WILL Ask For A Bailout  BI

While the government had enough cash on hand to ostensibly get through the middle of next year, it was last week that a run on the bank began, and that was obviously the straw.

Should Ireland default and devalue? Salmon

Ireland's four-year plan to be published Tuesday - report Reuters

Allied Irish Bank suffers massive withdrawals Guardian

JAPAN

The future of Japan Economist
The biggest lesson Japan may yet teach the world is about the growth-sapping effects of ageing

 

 

USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

2- EU BANKING CRISIS

   

 

3- BOND BUBBLE

 

 

4- STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT

 

10 US States That Will Get Murdered If Chinese Slows Its Imports SAInsider

 

 

5- CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE

 


6-BANKING CRISIS II


US banks face $100bn Basel III shortfall  FT
Bulk of equity capital problems at Big Six

7- RISK REVERSAL

 

 

8- COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

 

 

9-RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE - PHASE II

 

 

10- EXPIRATION FINANCIAL CRISIS PROGRAM

 

 

11- PENSION & ENTITLEMENTS CRISIS


Dying With debt: A dirty little retirement secret USAT

12- CHRONIC UNEMPLOYMENT



13- GOVERNMENT BACKSTOP INSURANCE

 

 

14- CORPORATE BANKRUPTCIES

 

 

17- CHINA BUBBLE


Chinese Political Cartoon Serves The Government's Interest  BI

Here is a political cartoon that appeared this month in China Daily from the artist Luojie that blatantly serves Beijing's attempt to convince the public that its the US causing rapid inflation and not, say, the government's currency policy.





19- PUBLIC POLICY MISCUES

 

Full Spectrum Dominance- 8 Examples Of How The Government Is Attempting To Take Total Control Of Our Food, Our Health, Our Money And Even Our Dignity Economic Collapse

 
Over the past several decades, no matter which political party has been in power the government has continued to become a larger part of our lives. These days many people are speaking of the "nanny state" that we have created, but the reality is far worse than that. The truth is that the government has become a gluttonous, out of control behemoth that is gobbling up everything in sight and that is attempting to exert full spectrum dominance over our lives.  Today, the government seems to have an insatiable hunger to watch us, track us and control us.  Now they even want to feel our private parts before we get on an airplane.  No matter what politicians we send to Washington D.C., it just seems to get worse and worse.  Anyone who still believes that we live in "the land of the free" is completely and totally delusional.
It isn't just in one particular area that all of this government intrusion into our lives is so offensive.  What we are witnessing is the government slowly digging its fingers even deeper into our lives in a thousand different ways.  Sadly, most Americans see the government as the one who is supposed to take care of them from the cradle to the grave, as the one who is supposed to fix all of the problems in society and as the one who is their ultimate authority.
This is in direct contradiction to the concept of a "limited government" that our Founding Fathers tried so desperately to enshrine in our founding documents.  The American people need a big-time wake up call.  The following are 8 examples of how the U.S. government is attempting to take even more control over our lives....

#1 Taking Total Control Of Our Food - S. 510 "The Food Safety Modernization Act"
S. 510, "The Food Safety Modernization Act", is another huge power grab by the FDA and the federal government over our food supply.  The bill is written so broadly and so vaguely that nobody really knows what it means.  The potential for abuse of these vague new powers would be staggering.  So will the government abuse these powers?  Those who are in favor of the bill say that of course the government will be reasonable, but those who are opposed to the bill point to all of the other abuses that are currently taking place as evidence that we simply cannot trust the feds with vague, undefined powers.
Fortunately, the Tester Amendment has been attached to S. 510 at least for now, but big agriculture is not happy about this, and they will be doing everything they can to get it kicked out of the final version of the law.  In any event, if this food safety law does get passed, tens of millions of Americans will be left wondering what they are allowed to grow in their back yards, what seeds they are allowed to save and what can and cannot be sold at farmer's markets.
In case you think this is paranoid, just consider what is already happening.  It has been documented that the feds recently raided an Amish farmer at 5 AM in the morning because they claimed that he was was engaged in the interstate sale of raw milk in violation of federal law.  If the feds are willing to stoop so low as to raid Amish farmers, do you think they will have any hesitation when the time comes to raid your home?

#2 Taking Total Control Of Air Travel - The Dehumanizing Full Body Scanners And "Enhanced Pat-Downs"
Totalitarian governments throughout history have always sought to dehumanize their subjects.  Sadly, that is exactly what is happening in America today.  If you want to get on an airplane in the United States, you will now be forced to either let TSA agents gawk at your naked body or let TSA agents grope your entire body including your genitals.
What these TSA agents are being instructed to do to ordinary Americans is so bizarre that it is hard to believe.  It is being reported that in many instances TSA agents are actually reaching down the pants of male travelers and up the skirts of female travelers.  One retired special education teacher was left humiliated, crying and covered with his own urine after an "enhanced pat-down" by TSA agents.  Quite a number of women that have been through these "enhanced pat-downs" have used the phrase "sexual assault" to describe the experience.
So is this what America has become?  A place that is so "dangerous" that we all must be treated like prison inmates?  Large numbers of Americans are swearing that they will simply not fly anymore, but what happens when these "enhanced pat-downs" start showing up at our schools, our shopping centers and our sporting events someday?

#3 Taking Total Control Of Our Health Care - The Loss Of Our Health Freedom
Once upon a time, Americans had control over their own health care decisions.  That is no longer true today.  Thanks to major changes in our health care laws, the health care landscape in America has been dramatically changed.  Americans are now forced to participate in the officially-sanctioned health care system by purchasing health insurance.  But Americans cannot just get any kind of health insurance policy that they want.  Our health insurance choices are now tightly constrained by thousands of regulations.
Not only that, but doctors in America no longer have the freedom to treat patients however they see fit.  Only "approved" treatments are permissible, and now the federal government is going to be telling doctors which of those "approved" treatments are "cost-effective" enough.  As the new health care laws are fully implemented over the next decade, the American people are going to become truly horrified not only about how much their health insurance premiums are going up, but also about how much health freedom they have actually lost.

#4 Taking Control Of Our Money - Multiplying Taxes
Whenever one tax goes down, it seems like several other taxes either go up or get invented.  The truth is that Americans are being drained by the federal government, state governments and local governments in dozens upon dozens of different ways.  To our various levels of government, our primary function is to serve as a revenue source.  Each year it seems like they find more ways to stick it to us.  In fact, it looks like 2011 is going to be a banner year for tax increases.  If you doubt this, just see my previous article entitled "2011: The Year Of The Tax Increase".

#5 Taking Control Of Our Businesses - Thousands Of Ridiculous Regulations
Why would anyone in America even attempt to be an entrepreneur today?  Most small businesses are literally being strangled by hordes of red tape.
Just consider how things have changed in America.  The Federal Register is the main source of regulations for U.S. government agencies.  In 1936, the number of pages in the Federal Register was about 2,600.  Today, the Federal Register is over 80,000 pages long.
The following is just one example of how bizarre things have gotten in this country.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is projecting that the food service industry will have to spend an additional 14 million hours every single year just to comply with new federal regulations that mandate that all vending machine operators and chain restaurants must label all products that they sell with a calorie count in a location visible to the consumer.
Do we really need to spend 14 million more hours telling Americans that if they keep eating hamburgers and fries that they are likely to get fat?
But it is not just the federal government that is the problem.  One reader recently described how difficult  it was to try to run a business in the state of California....
Had 10 employees, but one almost exclusively to deal with government regs, taxes, reporting etc, Received a $144 penalty for a .33 (yes, cents)error on my quarterly payroll taxes from Cal Franchise Tax Board. I called to ask if that was not a bit repressive, why level penalize someone for what was obvisouly a didminimus error? I was told “we would have penalized you if it was .03!” I said, I did not volunteer to be the income tax collector for the State and Fed government, you should be paying me to do all this work and insane paper pushing. Reply: “That is part of the PRIVILIGE of being a business owner!!!”
#6 Taking Control Of Our Environment - The Green Police
The government is using the "green movement" as an excuse to take an unprecedented amount of control over our lives.  From coast to coast, communities have been given government grants to track our trash with RFID microchips. The following are just some of the communities that will now be using microchips to track what we throw away....
*Cleveland, Ohio
*Charlotte, North Carolina
*Alexandria, Virginia
*Boise, Idaho
*Dayton, Ohio
*Flint, Michigan
Not only that, but some cities are now starting to fine citizens for not recycling properly.
In Cleveland, Ohio if an RFID tracking chip signals that a recycle bin has not been brought out to the curb within a certain period of time, a "trash supervisor" will actually sort through the trash produced by that home for recyclables.
According to Cleveland Waste Collection Commissioner Ronnie Owens, trash bins that contain over 10 percent recyclable material will be subject to a $100 fine.
Does that sound like America to you?
Now we don't even have the freedom to throw out trash the way we want to.

#7 Taking Away Our Independence - The Exploding Welfare State
You don't have much freedom if you can't take care of yourself.  But in America today, tens of millions of Americans have literally become completely dependent on the government for survival.  Over 42 million Americans are now on food stamps.  Approximately one out of every six Americans is enrolled in a federal anti-poverty program.
The number of Americans living in poverty has increased for three consecutive years, and the 43.6 million poor Americans in 2009 was the highest number that the U.S. Census Bureau has ever recorded in 51 years of record-keeping.
The more Americans that are destitute and totally dependent on the government the easier it will be for the government to control them.  Today a rapidly growing percentage of Americans fully expect the government to take care of them.  But this is not what our founders intended.

#8 Taking Away Our Patriotism - We Are Even Losing The Freedom To Be Proud Of America
Do you ever think things will get so repressive in America that a group of high school students will be forbidden from singing the national anthem at the Lincoln Memorial?  Well, that has already happened.  Do you think that areas of our nation will ever become so anti-American that they will forbid students from riding to school with an American flag on their bikes?  Well, that has already happened.
Fortunately, there was such an uproar over what happened to 13-year-old Cody Alicea that it made national headlines and he ended up being escorted to school by hundreds of other motorcycles and bicycles - most of them displaying American flags as well.  The school reversed its policy and now Cody can ride his bike to school every day proudly displaying the American flag.
But what if nobody had decided to stand up?
That school would have gotten away with banning the flag if the American people had allowed them to.
Our liberties and our freedoms are under attack from a thousand different directions and they are being stripped away from us at a blinding pace.
It has gotten to the point where most of us just sit in our homes and enjoy the "freedom" of digesting the "programming" that is constantly being hurled at us through our televisions.  Of course the vast majority of that programming is produced by just 6 monolithic corporations that control almost everything that we watch, hear and read.
Power and money have become more highly concentrated in America today than ever before, and yet most Americans don't even realize it.
Most Americans are so busy just trying to survive from month to month that they don't even have time to think about the deeper issues.  At the end of the night most of them are so exhausted from serving the system that all they can do is collapse on the sofa and turn on some programming.
But the American people desperately need to wake up.  Without liberty and freedom our country cannot work.  But our freedoms and liberties are being stripped away a little bit more each and every day.

The America that so many of us grew up adoring is dying right in front of our eyes.  If you plan on saying something about it, you better do so before it is too late.

 



 


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26-GLOBAL OUTPUT GAP

 

OECD Report OECD

 

31-FOOD PRICE PRESSURES

 

The Wellsprings of the 2007-08 Food Crisis Asia Sentinel

 

The 25 Countries That Will Be Screwed By A World Food Crisis BI

 

China is experiencing surging inflation and it is hitting consumers where it hurts the most: their mouths.

 

Food price inflation is rampant in China, and authorities are now developing policies to combat rising prices.

 

But what if China is just the first of many food crises?

Japanese investment bank Nomura produced a research report detailing the countries that would be crushed in a food crisis.

 

Their description of a food crisis is a prolonged price spike. They calculate the states that have the most to lose by a formula including:

  • Nominal GDP per capita in USD at market exchange rates.
  • The share of food in total household consumption.
  • Net food exports as a percentage of GDP.

 

We've got the top 25 countries in danger here and the list, including a major financial center, may surprise you.

 

Grain Prices to Soar Pushing Food  Standeyo

 

Excerpts from FAO's Food Outlook (November 2010) MRzine

 

 

 

32-US STOCK MARKET VALUATIONS

 

 




BP - British Petroleum

SULTANS OF SWAP: BP Potentially More Devastating then Lehman!

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CENTRAL BANKING MONETARY POLICIES, ACTIONS & ACTIVITIES

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After the Fed’s Action, Watching Inflation’s Trajectory NYT (Norris)

 

 GENERAL INTEREST

O Deflation, Where is Thy Sting? Mauldin

 

Is Inflation Lurking Around the Corner? NTrust

 

Ideological and Hostile Noland

 

 Rays of Happiness Cutting Through the Economic Gloom Stelzer

 

Smart Money, Honest Voters North

 

Here's What Investors Should Be Watching! Harding

 

Hiding From Reality NYT

 

Investing in Canada while commodities are hot MW

 

FLASH CRASH - HFT - DARK POOLS

 

MARKET WARNINGS

Secular Status Swenlin

 

CURRENCY WARS

Dollar War in Detail Hudson

China Move Could Counter Fed’s Efforts NYT

 

Is a currency war unavoidable? China Daily

 

Dollar Gains Versus Most Peers as Increase in Treasury Yields Fuels Demand BL

 

Q3 EARNINGS

 

MARKET & GOLD MANIPULATION

US in sweeping insider trading probe WSJ
The US is preparing insider-trading charges that could ensnare consultants, investment bankers, hedge- and mutual-fund traders and analysts.

 

Gold Bull Seasonals 5 Zeal

 

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“The thought that you can create a prosperous economy by inflating is an illusion”
Volcker

“We sure have to maintain some confidence in the dollar or none of this would work"
Volcker


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