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QE1, QE2, LTRO and QE3? – The Affects to the EUR/USA

An increase in the money supply through government intervention (i.e. quantitative easing) decreases the purchasing power of any local currency. However, When ECB pursues programmes like the “LTRO” (their version of money printing), this lowers their currency as well, although, investors in Europe send more money to the US as a result of its safe-haven […]

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Why Does a Trade Deficit Weaken the Currency and Make the Country Poor?

Currently, the US economy consists of approximately 77% services, which contributes to major imbalances to their economic system and not to mention a massif trade deficit (imports exceeds exports ). The picture below depicts dark countries with trade deficits and greener countries with trade surpluses. The US trade deficit was over 550 Billion in 2011, […]

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Central Banks Are Buying Gold, Are you?

The World Gold Council have recently published their second quarter 2012 report. The report indicates that the demand for gold reached 990 tons for the second quarter of this year. This figure is down 7% from the same quarter in 2011, and down 10% below the previous quarter. Although weaker demand was mainly contributed by […]

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U.S Government Debt Grows $10M a Minute

David Walker, served as the United States general comptroller from 1998 to 2008 and he was recently on Yahoo news stating his case for America’s debt problem. The current national debt for the United States stands at a whopping 15.9 Trillion and growing at about 10Million a minute. In other words, 14.4 Billion a day […]

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Why the True Capitalists Want You to be Rich

In the media, “the rich” are depicted as self-centered, uber-greedy scoundrels, and while individuals like Gordon Gekko (“Wall Street”) certainly do exist, the vilification of the rich is not exactly warranted.  Many successful–and indeed, rich–entrepreneurs use the law of compensation to further expand their businesses and stream of wealth. And because it is you, the […]

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Fractional Reserve Banking System

Most people believe that banks safeguarded their deposits in their vaults and maintain a liquidity ratio on or about 100%. In other words, banks only lend out the money which they had on deposits. However, today’s banking system reality is far different, posing a great risk for all economies going forward. What is a Fractional […]

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Economic Stimulus From the FED – Twist 2.0

As inflation was tame, stocks prices went lower, and unemployment higher, many investors thought that another round of Quantitative Easing would be on the top of Fed chairman Ben Bernanke’s to-do list. Instead the FED once again reintroduced Operation Twist where a swapping of short- and long-term bonds, would lower the longer term bond yields […]

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How Will Canada Be Affected by US Inflation?

Much has been stated about the stability of the US Dollar in recent year, as the federal reserve continues to pursues reckless economic polices i.e. using the printing press at full speed to inflate the money supply. Printing currency destroys the value period of money. Although, how will other fiat currencies par with the debasement […]

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Bank Bailouts Favour Malinvestments

In our modern economic age of fractional reserve banking, bank bailouts are occurring at a global level, albeit with predominant frequency in Europe and the Unites States. The ideology that a bank can be bailed out and suffer little to no consequences is a fallacy which only undermines the general economy as a whole. There […]

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How The Reserve Currency Remains Powerful

  The single most important item that the US government must protect is the US Dollar from losing its fate and confidence as the reserve currency. This reserve currency was founded on the basis that it was “as good as gold” and constituted as real money; however, this ideology is quickly being deteriorated as today’s […]

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