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Gold standard: Could it return in the US? 30 August 2012Last updated at 08:31 ET By Robin Banerji BBC World Service For many years, calling for "a return to the gold standard" in the United States put you in the company of economic eccentrics and the libertarian, Congressman Ron Paul.

Gold standard: Could it return in the US?

But this week, the Republican Party agreed to set up a commission to look into fixing the gold value of the dollar. Why? The usual reason given for a return to some kind of gold standard is that gold leads to sound money. How psychopaths take over. My father was a market trader in London.

How psychopaths take over

I used to help him when I should have been at school. “You’ll learn more on the stall than you ever will in a classroom,” he used to say. And in my case he was probably right. MF Global. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

MF Global

MF Global (Pink Sheets : MFGLQ), autrefois connue sour le nom Man Financial, était un important courtier financier spécialisé dans les produits dérivés à l'échelle mondiale. Elle fournissait des produits transigés aux bourses de commerce, tels des contrats à terme et des options, tout comme des produits échangés de gré à gré tels que les contrats de différence et les produits échangés sur les forex. Elle était aussi un spécialiste en valeurs du Trésor des Treasury Notes américaines.

Pratiques frauduleuses

Libor. Barclays. Matt Taibbi. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Matt Taibbi

Matt Taibbi Matt Taibbi est un journaliste politique américain né en 1970. Parcours[modifier | modifier le code] Matt Taibbi est né le 2 mars 1970 et a grandi dans la banlieue de Boston Massachusetts. Il a étudié à la Concord Academy à Concord, Massachusetts et au Bard College à Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. il a ensuite passé une année à l'Université Polytechnique d'État de Saint-Pétersbourg en Russie. Il a publié le 13 juillet 2009, dans le magazine Rolling Stone, une enquête qui a eu un grand retentissement et qui porte sur le rôle systématique du consortium de banques Goldman Sachs sur la création de bulles spéculatives aboutissant à des crises financières. Voir aussi[modifier | modifier le code] Lien externe[modifier | modifier le code]

Matt Taibbi. Agony Column Podcast. The Inside Story Of Matt Taibbi's Departure From First Look Media. Raging Against Hacks With Matt Taibbi. Matt Taibbi, the ­former enfant terrible of ­political journalism, limps into a cozy diner on ­Chambers Street, in Tribeca a ­Russian-style fur cap pulled over his ears, a half-formed apology for his lateness already on his lips.

Raging Against Hacks With Matt Taibbi

Les déboires de Knight Capital, spécialiste du trading haute fréquence. Bond Traders Deal in High Expe. Wall Street Eyes Protection Against Euro Exit. US News Page 1 of 3 | Next PageShow Entire Article Wall Street Eyes Protection Against Euro Exit Financial Times | August 06, 2012 | 12:16 AM EDT Wall Street banks are increasingly telling counterparties and borrowers to restructure contracts or find another bank as they prepare for the potential exit of a country from the eurozone.

Wall Street Eyes Protection Against Euro Exit

Using hedges, such as credit default swaps, US banks have reduced their net exposure to troubled eurozone countries. The eurozone continues to be the predominant concern of US bank executives, ahead of the faltering US recovery. An analysis of regulatory filings since then shows JPMorgan Chase , Bank of America , Citigroup , Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs have generally trimmed their exposure but the picture is not uniform.

Carlyle Group

Citigroup. Goldman-Sachs. JP Morgan. Federal Reserve. Armageddon imminent : les traders jouent-ils à se faire peur ? Exclusive: U.S. banks told to make plans for preventing collapse. Top Investor Warns of “Financial Armageddon” as Soros Dumps Bank Stocks, Buys Gold. In what analysts say is another indication that the economy will get worse in the not-too-distant future, recent filings by billionaire financier George Soros show he dumped virtually all his holdings in major financial companies like JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, and Citigroup. His multi-billion-dollar U.S. fund also loaded up on gold, with the portfolio now holding more than $130 million worth of the precious metal. Data compiled by analysts based on Soros’ most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) showed that during the last quarter, his American fund sold more than a million shares of the big financial companies with a value of almost $50 million.

During that period, Soros Fund Management also more than doubled its position in the SPDR Gold Trust to nearly 900,000 shares. Despite his far-left political agenda, Soros has a solid track record of making wise financial moves. Americans should pay attention. The Only Way to Save the Economy: Break Up the Giant, Insolvent Banks. The Government Created the Giant Banks As MIT economics professor and former IMF chief economist Simon Johnson points out, the official White House position is that: (1) The government created the mega-giants, and they are not the product of free market competition (2) The White House needs to “regulate and oversee them”, even though it is clear that the government has no real plans to regulate or oversee the banking behemoths (3) Giant banks are good for the economy This is false … giant banks are incredibly destructive for the economy.

The Only Way to Save the Economy: Break Up the Giant, Insolvent Banks

Richard Fisher about Big Banks. Be Ready To Mint That Coin. Should President Obama be willing to print a $1 trillion platinum coin if Republicans try to force America into default?

Be Ready To Mint That Coin

Yes, absolutely. Debt in a Time of Zero. I’ve had communications from a number of people asking an interesting question relating to the debt ceiling and other issues: why does the Federal government have to borrow at all?

Debt in a Time of Zero

Why can’t it just print money to pay its bills? After all, haven’t people like me been saying that this isn’t actually inflationary? Now, it turns out that there really is a problem, or actually two problems — but they’re a bit subtle. First, as a legal matter the Federal government can’t just print money to pay its bills, with one peculiar exception. Instead, money has to be created by the Federal Reserve, which then puts it into circulation by buying Federal debt. PRAGMATIC CAPITALISMLET'S END THIS DEBT CEILING DEBATE WITH A $1 OZ. $1T COIN. A reader points out a very interesting loophole in the debt ceiling debate that would give the US Treasury the ability to tell the US Congress to take their fearmongering and shove it you know where.

Reader “Beowulf” notes:

Quantitativ Easing I, II et III

Rothschilds. Lord Rothschild takes £130m bet against the euro. Subprime. Mortgage Bankers Association. Mortgage Bankers Association. The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the United States national association representing all facets of the real estate finance industry.

Mortgage Bankers Association

Headquartered in Washington, DC, MBA represents over 2,200 member companies.[1] MBA’s membership base includes all sectors of the real estate finance industry including originators, servicers, underwriters, compliance personnel and information technology professionals representing mortgage companies in the residential, commercial and multi-family arenas. During the housing crisis of 2008, the associations's membership fell from 3,000 to 2,500. It's current membership is 2,200.[1][2] MBA is headed by David H. Stevens, President and Chief Executive Officer. Lobbying Activity[edit] Education[edit] The MBA offers training and continuing education to mortgage professionals. CampusMBA[edit] CampusMBA is the education division of the Mortgage Bankers Association. CampusMBA offers industry certifications and designations, including the following:


Derivatives 2010. Debt Post Bailout. Hedge Funds. Derivatives. Etats-Unis en faillite.