Monthly Archives: May 2012

Forget the Upcoming Elections… Greece Has Already Proved the Great “Bailout Lie”

The following is an excerpt from my latest issue of Private Wealth Advisory. In it I outline how Greece’s decision to pay the bondholder holdouts 100 cents on the Dollar proves the entire “austerity in exchange for bailouts” deal is a … Continue reading

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Greece Could Implode the Second Bailout and the EU by Mid-June

The following is an excerpt from my latest issue of Private Wealth Advisory. In it I outline how Greece’s parliamentary election could break-up the Second Greek Bailout as well as the EU by the middle of June. To learn more … Continue reading

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The EU Political Game of Growth Vs. Austerity is Akin to Polishing the Brass on the Titanic

France and other, weaker EU members have begun pushing for “growth.” This in of itself reveals how clueless the political elite in the EU are (economic growth in Europe is synonymous with living beyond one’s means and/or living off of … Continue reading

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Neither the Fed Nor the ECB Will Be Able to Stop What’s Coming

Today, we are witnessing the investment world’s slow awakening to the fact that the monetary actions taken by the world’s Central Banks have not in fact solved the issues leading up to the 2008 Crisis. In point of fact, the … Continue reading

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The Rise Of Nationalism Will End the Euro Before Summer’s End

The following is an excerpt from my latest client letter. The collapse of Europe is occurring just as I forecast. While the media and even the politicians are failing to admit it, the EU in its current form is already … Continue reading

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Merkel is Backed Into a Corner… Commit Political Suicide or Bail on the Euro?

As I’ve noted in previous articles, politics, not economics, rule Europe. What I mean by this is that most major decisions in Europe are determined by political agendas that ignore economic and financial realities. This is at the core of … Continue reading

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If Spain’s Problems Are Solved… Why Are They Putting Together “Plan B”?

We have entered an extremely dangerous environment: one in which the primary prop for asset prices (Central Banks) are running out of ammunition. This will have profound consequences for all asset classes as well as the financial system at large. … Continue reading

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On The Ground in Paris… It Ain’t Euro Positive

With so much hanging in the balance, I went to Paris, France to witness the results of the French elections first hand. I arrived Sunday morning, May 6th, the day of the second round of the election, which pitted Socialist … Continue reading

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The Fed and the ECB’s Hands Are Politically Tied… Bye Bye Market Props

The following is an excerpt from my most recent issue of Private Wealth Advisory. In it, I explain why the markets are heading for a sharp correction due to the Fed and ECB no longer being able to make massive … Continue reading

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Merkel’s In Hot Water… So No More Bailouts… Sorry Spain

Spain, which is now at the forefront of the Great Western Debt Default Collapse, has opted to seek funding from the mega-bailout fund, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) rather than going directly to the ECB or the IMF. The reasons … Continue reading

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The Market Calls BS on Spain’s Efforts to Cover Its Toxic Banking Debt

In a previous article I began delving into the toxic sewer that is the Spanish banking system. At the root of the problem is the previously unregulated Spanish cajas or regional/ local banks which own as much as 56% of … Continue reading

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