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Most Prestigious Financial Agencies Say Global Economy Is In Real Trouble

by WashingtonsBlog

Bad Government Policy Has Made It Likely We’ll Have a New Financial Crisis

The head of the world’s most prestigious financial body, the “Central Banks’ Central Bank” – The Bank for International Settlements – said recently the global financial system is currently “more fragile” in many ways than it was just prior to the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and that debt ratios are now far higher.

The World Bank, the [...]

CRASH2: Today’s big signs


 I think they are as follows:

1. The ECB’s Mario Draghi wants the bank to buy Greek and Cypriot sub-junk. It is a real sign of desperation which, the FT suggests, “may increase tensions between Germany and the European Central Bank”. That seems to me the height of Pink understatement.

2. The EU’s money market funds are ‘struggling to stay afloat as negative interest rates drain the industry’s lifeblood, with [...]

Swiss Demand Global Gold Recall despite Central Bankers – Charles Goyette

In a word association game, If I said Switzerland, you might say cheese or chocolate or maybe the alps. But another common item everyone associates with the Swiss is their money. Their banks. Their currency.

Soon, that currency could change in a big way. This November, a Swiss Gold Referendum is going to a vote, and the repercussions, one way or the other, could cast a shadow of uncertainty on the [...]

ZMAPP Supply Runs Out. Dallas Patient not to be Treated with Drug. Obama Briefed. Reports of a 2nd Case being Investigated! CDC to hold press conference at 5:30PM EDT

First Ebola patient diagnosed in US won’t be treated with ZMapp

Stocks of experimental drug used to treat several international health workers – at least two of them Americans – have run out

The Ebola patient in Dallas will not be given ZMapp, the experimental drug used to treat several international aid workers and medical staff, including at least two Americans, because stocks have run out.

ZMapp is one of the drugs that [...]

FACE FACTS: Until we take the money out of politics, there can be no real change, and no real peace



For the nth time, let’s ban Party donations…and wake up to what UKip really is

Because the Australian mining companies are awash with money, and bankroll any politician they think can win, Australian politics is infected with private money. The same goes for Murdoch in the media there. Thus the miners and Murdoch are above the law, and own nearly [...]

Karl Denninger- We Could Be Headed for a 1930’s Style Depression…. ‘The longer that the Fed stays involved in their manipulation of market rates, the more likely it becomes…’

Is the economy getting ready to crash or take off to new highs? Karl Denninger of Market-ticker.org says, “How do you take off? Where is the consumption base that forms 60% of our economic output? We have a small percentage of the population that has done extremely well with this so called reflation. However, we have everybody else who has done very poorly.” One of the biggest drags on the [...]

Volcanic Winter Is Coming Soon – Volcano Eruptions Increasing

The number of Volcanoes that are erupting continues to rise, and scientists cannot seem to explain why this is happening. It is highly unusual for so many Volcanoes to all be erupting at the same time. This is sending a massive amount of dust and ash into the upper atmosphere, and it may explain why many parts of the planet are experiencing strangely cold weather at the moment. If this [...]

Gold Is “Universally Acceptable” and Why China Is Buying – Greenspan

by GoldCore

Alan Greenspan, former Chairman of the Fed, had an article entitled “Golden Rule – Why Beijing Is Buying” published in Foreign Policy, the journal of the influential Council on Foreign Relations in which he extols the virtues of gold as “universally acceptable.”

Greenspan, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of the United States from 1987 to 2006, points out that if the world’s largest gold consumer, China, used a [...]

Former Goldman Sachs analyst Charles Nenner warns a major financial collapse is coming in 2018-2020

Former Goldman Sachs analyst Charles Nenner warns a major financial collapse is coming in 201… http://t.co/E42vZVHL5M pic.twitter.com/ibSwIuTFHg

— TRUNEWS™ (@TrunewsRadio) October 1, 2014

Nenner explains Investors not Ready for Deflation & Now is Out of  the Stock Market, Moving Cash into Gold for New All Time Highs until 2020.

“I think the big problem is in deflation, which I’m saying every year,” Nenner said.

“Europe is close to deflation, Japan is still in deflation, China [...]

Ebola in US to Trigger Emergency CDC Measures?

The U.S. Government has been preparing for months for a deadly outbreak, even warning funeral homes this week how to deal with the corpses of Ebola victims.

CDC Confirms Patient In Dallas Has The Ebola Virus

Funeral homes prepare for Ebola victims

Will CDC activate emergency measures

Fearmongering? CDC Says 700,000 People Could Die from ‘Ebola’ In Next 90 Days!

The U.S. Army is sending the 101st Airborne Division, along with combat engineers from other units, to Africa in support of the international community’s attempt to halt the spread of the Ebola virus.
The World Health Organization believes that 2,900 people have been killed in West Africa as a result of the virus, and the Centers for Disease Control has said that 1.4 million people could be infected with the virus [...]

Record global debt risks new crisis – Geneva report

Record global debt risks new crisis – Geneva report http://t.co/QWkSBh0HGz pic.twitter.com/QnrZ2Bzkqm

— RT (@RT_com) October 1, 2014

A record level of $158.8 trillion in global debt, together with low economic growth is creating a serious threat of a new financial crisis, says the sixteenth annual Geneva Report.

Total world debt, excluding the financial sector, has risen from 180 percent of global output in 2008 to 212 percent last year, according to the report [...]

Is The U.S. Government Meddling In The Hong Kong Protests?

Europe’s youth unemployment hits 23.3%. UK consumer confidence falls. Eurostat fabricates inflation numbers. Housing prices are falling and it is accelerating across the U.S. according to Case-Shiller. Obama is trying to convince everyone that they are better off even though they don’t feel it. Singapore is becoming a global gold hub. Government will forgive student loans if you work for the government. Illegals will now be receiving student loans. The [...]

Ebola In America: The Confirmed Case In Dallas, Texas Could Change Everything

By Michael Snyder

The day that many of us hoped would never arrive is here.  Ebola has come to America.  Air travel between the United States and the countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone should have been totally shut down except for absolutely essential personnel but it wasn’t.  And now our nation may end up paying a great price as a result.  On Tuesday, the CDC announced that there is [...]

SECRET TAPES – NY FED Helping Wall Street BANKSTERS – Matt Taibbi And Alexis Goldstein

Published on Sep 27, 2014

Carmen Segarra, a former NY Fed regulator, went public on “This American Life” radio with secret recordings. The recordings raise questions over whether the Federal Reserve has gotten any tougher on the big banks it is supposed to regulate. With Matt Taibbi and Alexis Goldstein.
From ALL IN, MSNBC, Ari Melber in for Chris Hayes.
To hear the Tapes: http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio…

CDC On Ebola: We ‘Will Not’ Scan Those Who Flew with Patient, Experimental Drug Options

The CDC Has stated theat they WILL NOT Track down the people that flew with the man from Liberia. They also state that they may use an experimental drug on him!


CURRENCY WAR: China Begins Trading with Euro

China will start direct trading between the yuan and the euro tomorrow as the world’s second-largest economy seeks to spur global use of its currency.
Dethrone ‘King Dollar’
United States dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
The World Bank’s former chief economist wants to replace the US dollar with a single global super-currency, saying it will create a more stable global financial system.
The World Bank’s former chief economist wants to replace the US [...]

A ‘No Social Media List’ For Extremists And Potential Terrorists?

By Michael Snyder

You have heard of the “No Fly List”, right?  Well, now the Tories are pledging that if they win the next election in the UK they will establish a list of “extremists” that will have to have their social media posts “approved in advance by the police” before they post them.  There are also plans to ban “extremists” from broadcasting and speaking at public events.  The stated goal [...]

Video: The Death Of King Dollar: “This Could Happen As Soon As 2018?

Mac Slavo
September 30th, 2014

Despite continued assurances about America’s economic strength and global influence, scores of nations around the world are rapidly divesting themselves from their dependency on the world’s reserve currency as a mechanism of exchange. The key players, Russia and China, are actively developing entirely new systems of trade with numerous partners that include countries from the middle east, Asia and South America.

These major strategic moves, trade agreements and [...]

CDC Confirms First Ebola Case In the U.S.A.! Dallas Hospital Ebola Case. News Conference Will Be Held At 4:30 PM CT


CDC confirms first Ebola case in the U.S.A.!!


News conference will be held at 4:30 PM CT

A news conference is expected to be held at 4:30 p.m. CT. Video from that news conference will appear in the player above.


Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas confirms it has a patient in strict isolation to be evaluated for potential Ebola virus!


#BREAKING: Presbyterian Hospital Dallas confirms it has a patient in “strict isolation” to be evaluated [...]

Housing Market Flashing Red, New Orders & Production Slump, Consumer Confidence Falls Sharply! ‘Wait for one more bounce in stocks before a broad decline’

Home Prices Unexpectedly Fall

The July S&P/Case-Shiller home price index showed prices fell 0.5% over last month against expectations for no growth.

On a year-over-year basis, home prices rose 6.75%, also less than expected.

Expectations were for prices to be flat month-over-month and rise 7.4% on a year-over-year basis.

Last month, the June report showed home prices unexpectedly fell 0.2% month-over-month, while home prices rose 8.1% year-over-year, a 17-month low.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/sp-case-shiller-home-price-index-sept-30-2014-9#ixzz3EoJu8YyV

City-by-city look at home [...]


by James Quinn 

The MSM keeps telling me that auto sales are skyrocketing. They tout this as proof the consumer is back. Then why is Ford slashing their profit forecast by $1.5 billion? Why are their North American profit margins crashing? Why hasn’t their stock price moved at all in the last year? Why is their stock price 25% lower than it was in 2011? Why is GM’s stock price down [...]

Alert: National Grid Electricity Rates to Rise 37 Percent This Winter!

National Grid is warning customers that they will see a significant increase in their electricity bills beginning in November.

The company recently filed with the state to adjust rates for the winter and says bills could rise by 37 percent because of higher power supply prices — which the company describes as “the cost of the electricity National Grid buys for customers and passes on without a mark up.”

“Because that commodity [...]



“I say, er gosh, um, that is…are you sure?”


Staring everyone in the face this morning is yet more glaring evidence that Our Long Term Economic Plan is Not Working. Always assuming, of course, that evidence can glare in your face while staring at you. That’s the thing with bollocks: these days, it is totally in yer face.

To have a manufacturing sector which stands at 10.4% [...]

Mass default looms as world sinks beneath a sea of debt… ‘Record world debt could trigger new financial crisis’

Mass default looms as world sinks beneath a sea of debt http://t.co/liGLFLF9KJ pic.twitter.com/SPXKdsHS68

— TRUNEWS™ (@TrunewsRadio) September 30, 2014

As if the fast degenerating geo-political situation isn’t bad enough, here’s another lorry load of concerns to add to the pile.
The UK and US economies may be on the mend at last, but that’s not the pattern elsewhere. On a global level, growth is being steadily drowned under a rising tide of debt, [...]

Junk Bonds Begin to Wobble, Smacking Down One Company At A Time

Wolf Richter wolfstreet.com, www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter

General Cable (BGC), a Fortune 500 Company with $6.2 billion in revenues, made an announcement on Monday that caused its already beaten-down stock to drop another 6.5%: it withdrew its offering of $250 million in senior unsecured junk-rated notes.

Due to “uncertain and weak overall conditions in the high yield debt market,” thestatement said. Issuing the debt now “would not be in the best interest of shareholders under [...]

81 BILLION DOLLARS : Bill Gates Richest Man in America for 21st Year in a Row

“It’s really a perfect storm ” Health Authorities Concerned Over U.S. Viral Outbreak Causing Paralysis; 10th Colorado Child Has Paralysis-Like Symptoms; May Be Tied To Enterovirus 68 (vid)

In the last 10 days, the virus (Enterovirus D68) has been detected in additional states with severe risk in Colorado, Missouri and Chicago.

Dr. Chris Nyquist, medical director, infection prevention and control at Children’s Hospital Colorado, said “You have a new strain of virus circulating in a susceptible population that likes to spread things back and forth to each other — it’s really a perfect storm….



10th Colorado child has paralysis-like symptoms; [...]

China Accuses U.S. of Fomenting Hong Kong Unrest

by WashingtonsBlog

Has the U.S. Egged On the Protests?

The mass demonstrations in Hong Kong are dramatic, indeed. And given that Hong Kong has long enjoyed a more liberal existence under British rule, protests against a more authoritarian Chinese government (or at least it used to be more authoritarian) are not entirely surprising.

But Chinese officials accuse the U.S. of egging on the protests.  As the Wall Street Journal’s China Real Time blog [...]

Morgan Stanley Warns On Asian Debt Shock as Dollar Soars, China Land Sales Down 50% Y/Y!

Morgan Stanley warns on Asian debt shock as dollar soars


Debt ratios in developing Asia have surpassed extremes seen just before the East Asian financial crisis blew up in the late 1990s and companies have borrowed unprecedented sums in dollars, leaving the region highly vulnerable to US monetary tightening.



The Hong Kong Warm-Up: China Land Sales Down 50% Y/Y

China may be doing everything in its power to divert attention from the simple fact [...]

Central Bankers/US Government Can’t Stabilize Syria Without Removing Assad

Euro zone worsens in September. Spain’s recovery is non existent. In the U.S. spending is up but only in auto sales. Real estate continues to decline, pending sales drop. Retail investors are piling into the stock market while institutional investors jump ship. Afghanistan is signing the bilateral security deal to ramp up troops. Russia and UK evacuating citizens from Yemen. U.S. airstrikes in Syria are destroying its infrastructure. Obama says [...]



One Of The Most Famous Market Crashes In Modern History Happened After US GDP Had Expanded For 20 Straight Quarters

A well-known market strategist recently said “rational exuberance” is at work in today’s stock market, based on a growing economy and the prospect for strong corporate earnings. But would it surprise you to learn that one of the most famous market crashes in modern history happened after US GDP had expanded for 20 straight quarters?

The U.S. Government Is Borrowing About 8 Trillion Dollars A Year

By Michael Snyder

I know that headline sounds completely outrageous.  But it is actually true.  The U.S. government is borrowing about 8 trillion dollars a year, and you are about to see the hard numbers that prove this.  When discussing the national debt, most people tend to only focus on the amount that it increases each 12 months.  And as I wrote about recently, the U.S. national debt has increased by more [...]

“Never Let A Good Crisis Go To Waste”. Will the current situation in Texas be the excuse to use the State Emergency Health Powers Act?

Something to think about.
Below is just some of it’s provisions:

Broad Definitions

A “public health emergency” can be declared not only for bioterrorism attacks, but also for epidemics, pandemic disease or natural disasters.

The terms “epidemic disease”, “pandemic disease” and “natural disaster” are not defined, leaving public health officials ample room for their own interpretation.

There are no limits on the number or types of tests that can be performed on individuals, or on [...]

FCC Considers Banning “Redskins” Under Obscenity Rules


Lucrative biz: US taxpayers lose millions, defense contractors win on ISIS op

The Pentagon says its bombing campaign in Iraq is costing taxpayers up to 10 million dollars a day. But according to a leading Washington-based think tank, the bill is even higher. RT’s Egor Piskunov reports.

‘Ponzi-Scheme economy collapsing’

Watch the full Keiser Report: Thursday
In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the story of a woman locked up in Gainesville, Georgia for three months after being found with dried pasta sauce on a spoon which was mistaken for meth – until tests finally proved otherwise. They also realize that the Khorasan Group must be the Spaghetti O’s of terror, and so its recently [...]