International Forecaster Weekly

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Realize The Depravity On Wall Street

June 23rd, 2012
By James Corbett

Forecasting the death throes of the global economic system is hardly cause for celebration, trillions in bailouts in the last five years, Fed members funneled trillions emergency Fed money into their own banks, effects of bubble unravelling the economy in earnest, cash strappe...

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The Dying Cat Bounce

June 16th, 2012
By James Corbett

Market and employment statistics doubtful, the devil in the details, worries center on Greece, bankers pondering more crashes, Spanish banking system in worries, only a matter of time before we see the economic house of cards for what it really is.

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Little Room For The Fed To Operate

Lackluster G7 meeting, Fed prompted to shift gears, a  new round of quantitative easing could be upon us, pressure upon Iran for its nuclear program, no room for the central bank to maneuver. The lost virtue of defiance.

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Robert Chapman October 16 1935 to June 4 2012

Bob Chapman passed June  4th, 2012.

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Parasites In Pinstripes With All Their Ideas

US economy to lag despite all its efforts, bleak view from the labor market, are states broke... how states and municipalites could bypass Wall Street, stupid decision in the economy, losses in the Economy could increase.

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The Fallout for 2bn Losses at JP Morgan

Little success for Brown in California fiscal crisis, teachers have a lesson for Wal Mart, JP Morgan under investigation again for its recent 2 billion in losses, China can now bypass Wall Street and go to US Treasury to buy US debt, a need for measured efforts to bolster the ...

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Economists Sense The Fear Factor In Markets

California social programs battered by a poor economy, Ally financial unit in bankruptcy, US debt advances, European fear of Greece departure from Euro, Drops in Energy and Financial shares on S&P index, big loss at JP Morgan. Goldman Sachs and Merril Lynch in naked short ...

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Fed Unaware Of Its Own Impact Outside US Borders

April sales pale, new direction for France under Hollande, Greece in a mess, Spain in trouble, Fed working beyond public policy, but not aware of its impacts beyond US borders, former presidents expenses paid by taxpayers, financial headaches for California.

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The Size And Strength of Banks Is Detrimental

Taxes and bonds to pay for retirements, as well as all the debt and mismanagement, Apple goes offshore to hide its riches from paying taxes,  Europe in a new age of austerity, Banks exerting more power than ever, manufacturing cooling as investment eases.

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Any New Growth Not Coming Fast Enough

Zero interest rates mean zero movement for elitists, austerity for Europe, Spain pushes IMF away, cheaper borrowing helping to stabalize the home market, US consumer confidence down, student debts way up, fears that growth is not fast enough.

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Competing Narratives In Our Economic Outlook

The deception continues, silver manipulation, a criminal enterprise in the gold and silver markets, pension needs underestimated for an aging population, J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo grilled by analysts, competing narratives in the market.

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Governments Everywhere Having Deep Money Problems

Capital controls, IRS runs the US police state, no third round of quantitative easing, Royal Bank in royal trouble, payrolls down, Stocton in hock, the recession of 1937 revisited, debt growing faster than gdp, still more austerity plans for Greece.

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Bailouts Pass On Burden To Taxpayers

Monsters in the marketplace, a third bailout for Greece, a bigger emergency fund in Europe, bailouts a subsidy for taxpayers to pay for years to come, Fed in an orgy of free money, banks in lawsuits, lessons of hyperinflation.

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Some Hopes For Rebounds Will Only Fall Flat

Operation Twist, embargos, smoke and mirrors, the american city is in trouble, boomers retire into the pension crisis, the fastest fall on record, Spain wants more time to solve their euro problems, swiss recession, housing rebound chagrin, Fed under warning over low rates, ho...

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Bank Stress Test Not Based Upon Reality

What do you believe the Fed can do? Biggest banks in a stress test, leaking secrets, a little spring fever could take us into the summer, cash strapped California waits for Facebook IPO, Fed not taking everything into consideration when measuring the economy.

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US Fed Reserve Is The Chief Debt Enabler

Many european nations going to Greece, more euro crises on the way, a production slowdown is happening, Keynsian bromide one of many solutions, big banks buyers of debt, treasury bills soaking up an ever increasing wave of debt.

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Gold Responds To A World Of Financial Instability And Liquidity

We have yet to learn the real price of gold, we ponder the loss of stability and currency value, Fed and US Treasury manipulations of financial markets, the death spiral of fiat currencies, Euro zone still struggling, Goldman takes a hit in Asia, money or liqidity sloshes abou...

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Financial Vehicles of Mass Destruction

Waiting for a move from Iran, destructive financial instruments, only one solution to the end of the financial system as we know it, German favors and presidential trouble, housing purchase numbers not clear, housing foreclosures break laws, hydrofracking banned, corporate pen...

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Stop The Pillaging of America

Self regulation does not work, policy in the hands of a few, the cost of Congress, the deliberate downfall of Greece, tarriffs had benefits, Greece to be a suburb of Germany, Dell stock insider trading arrests, a step away from bankruptcy.

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A Depressed World Economy is Here To Stay

Member banks get a privileged interest rate, Neanderthal monetary policy, Fed imposed plans for economy have not worked, dollar devaluing plan on the way, worker layoffs have limited growth, austerity in the EU, powers that be make excuses for power grabs, spending plans to re...

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States And Citizens Alike Under Crushing Financial Stress

Greece stonewalls against law changes, Ireland issues to come, France VAT rise, debt per American is growning, Europe demands more liquidity, after SOPA and PIPA, more efforts to impose censorship and control over the internet, states and people running out of cash.

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