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Make or Break Time for Bitcoin

February 26th, 2014
By James Corbett

Right now, the Bitcoin community is going collectively insane trying to figure out what this all means. In one sense, this is about Mt. Gox and only directly impacts users who relied on that particular exchange.

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4 Countries to Watch in 2014

February 22nd, 2014
By James Corbett

James Corbett has four countries you should watch for in 2014. No doubt because you are going to be hearing more about them in the news and elsewhere. Countries that may not be in open revolt right now, but are likely the next up for real settling of accounts for actions, and ...

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Central Banking as Magic Act

February 19th, 2014
By James Corbett

 This is a useful analogy to understand what the Fed, the BoJ, the BoE, the ECB, and just about every other major central bank on the planet is engaged in right now with their various easing and lending programs.

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Watch Out It Is Coming

February 15th, 2014
By Bob Rinear

Why is the Fed tapering when virtually everyone with a functioning brain cell knows the economy is just barely limping by? Why is the Fed saying they’ll need to see poor data to end tapering, when we’ve had gobs of bad data and they’re explaining it away?

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American Caesar

February 12th, 2014
By James Corbett

It was merely a joke, of course, delivered with the President's trademark ear-to-ear grin, but the sentiment no doubt reveals more truth about his mentality than he intended.

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What To Do When Bankers Start Jumping Out of Windows

February 8th, 2014
By James Corbett

Why are bankers thowing themselves from windows now? By itself, any one of these deaths would have been ghastly enough. But taken together, this string of suicides brings with it a slew of worrying implications.

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Fed Tapers As Markets Panic

February 5th, 2014
By James Corbett

All of the news in recent days has been either worrying or harrowing. First there was the story of the banker suicides, with three influential banking executives ending up dead in the span of one week. We've seen equities markets across the board in freefall, with the Dow fall...

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Why Patents and Copyrights Must Die

February 1st, 2014
By James Corbett

... copyright is an outdated modality, but as long as it exists there needs to be a meaningful fair use clause to allow people to criticize, satirize or contextualize copyrighted material and to report on newsworthy material within copyrighted contents.

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State of Disunion

January 29th, 2014
By James Corbett

The truth may just be that the markets are in a fragile state right now. Investors are spooked by their own shadows as they head into a new year with the unknown quantity of a new Federal Reserve chair... the uncertainty surrounding the QE taper and new horror stories coming o...

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Five Signs China is Taking Over The Earth

January 25th, 2014
By James Corbett

As anyone who has been following China's economic growth in recent years knows, much of that growth in the past 5 years has been built on easy credit from the People's Bank of China and is causing real problems for the economy as a whole.

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What You See Is What You Get

January 22nd, 2014
By Bob Rinear

It’s the game folks. A global adaptation of monopoly and poker rolled into one. Up front in the “public” they simply do what all the other Criminal nations do.

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Breaking the Chains

January 18th, 2014
By James Corbett

The following is a transcript of the final section of “Century of Enslavement: The History of the Federal Reserve,” the forthcoming documentary from corbettreport.com.

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Feds Are Still In Control

January 15th, 2014
By James Corbett

... if the Fed is so firmly in control of the economy, the real question is “Who's in control of the Fed?” The nominal answer is the Fed chair, of course.

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The Short Term

January 11th, 2014
By Bob Rinear

It is a sad day when you know a market should be lower, but they 'rig' it to go where they want it. But it does not in any way affect the long term. Every dollar that the Fed digitizes into existence lowers the value of the ones in circulation.

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The NSA Has Its Cake And Eats It Too

January 8th, 2014
By James Corbett

The even bigger lie that is being propounded now is that the national conversation and the court cases are still revolving around the false notion that NSA phone spying is somehow limited to metadata, as if all the NSA is collecting are lists of phone numbers and call duration...

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Where To Our Future Predictions

January 4th, 2014
By Bob Rinear

...we have entered a time where predicting the future with any certainty about what 'should' happen is clouded over by the most blatant of lies, manipulations, frauds, fake data, and misdirections ever seen.

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End of Year In Review 2013

December 28th, 2013
By Hannah Bernard

Viral News Network has published an End of Year report for 2013 for the markets, currency, the fed, jobs, and the economy.

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83 Numbers From 2013 Almost Too Crazy To Believe

December 25th, 2013
By Michael Snyder

... the consequences of decades of incredibly foolish decisions are going to absolutely blindside us and we will be absolutely devastated by the great crisis that is rapidly approaching. The United States is in a massive amount of trouble, and it is time that we all started fa...

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A look back at My Predictions for 2013 And A Look Forward

December 21st, 2013
By James Corbett

My Eurozone prediction was off, however. Not only did the EUpocalypse not reach a crescendo this year, but things went unusually quiet in the summer months as the Euro crisis was put on hold for the German election cycle. Things do seem to be taking off again now.

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Maybe Qualitative Easing Will Never End

December 18th, 2013
By Bob Rinear

Some feel that QE can end and the economy can do okay without it. Some think that ending QE means the economy will almost instantly enter recession. Some feel the entire world depends on the US...

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The Taper Round 3

December 14th, 2013
By Bob Rinear

Is that the sort of things cutting QE is made of? Probably not. They have to know that yanking QE a week ahead of Christmas is going to cut out “X” amount of economic activity that folks would have spent on, as they fear the end of the free money wagon. Do they wan...

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