Activism Shows Rise of Whatever-It-Takes Central Bankers

Bloomberg | 14 February 2013
As the world’s advanced economies grow at half the speed of the pre-crisis years amid persistently high unemployment…


EU Seeks Broad Transaction Tax to Curb Rules ‘Patchwork’

Bloomberg | 14 February 2013
The European Union proposed a tax on financial transactions that could be collected worldwide…


American-US Air $11 Billion Merger Gets Board OK: Sources

Yahoo! Finance | 13 February 2013
The boards of AMR Corp (AAMRQ.PK) and US Airways Group Inc…


Hugo Chavez Told Me He Won’t Sell Oil to the Kochs

Vice | 08 February 2013
I’ve been tracking a tube of black putrid ooze, a toxic viper slowly…


Monsanto Sued Small Famers to Protect Seed Patents, Report Says

The Guardian | 12 February 2013
The agricultural giant Monsanto has sued hundreds of small farmers in…


Banks Holding Over $200 Million in Sandy Payments

CNN | 13 February 2013
Banks are holding more than $200 million in insurance payments meant…


China Roars Ahead as Porsche’s Fastest-Growing Region

E Turbo News | 08 February 2013
In 2013, Porsche China expects to continue building…


Fact-Checking Credit Reports

The Washington Post | 12 February 2013
Lucky you if you’re one of the many consumers who recognize an error…


U.S. Posts $3 Billion Budget Surplus for January

Reuters | 12 February 2013
The budget registered a $3 billion surplus, the first time there…


The Bank For International Settlements: Beware a Crash

The Daily Bell | 17 December 2012
Here’s another example of how elite dominant social themes work. Often, these fear-based…


Overhaul of Rating Agencies Bogs Down Four Years After Financial Crisis

The Washington Post | 06 February 2013
The Justice Department’s lawsuit against Standard & Poor’s this week has revived…


“One, Two, Three, Four, I Declare A Currency War!”

The Big Picture | 30 January 2013
The Asian currency crisis of 1997 contained the seeds of an East vs. West currency…


Yellen Signals Fed Would Maintain Easing After Halting QE

Bloomberg | 12 February 2013
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Janet Yellen signaled stimulus may outlast the Fed’s…


Venezuela Devalues Currency 32% to Help Cut 11% of GDP Fiscal Gap

Merco Press | 09 February 2013
A spending spree that almost tripled the fiscal deficit last year…

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