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Posts Tagged ‘bonds

The declining exchange value of the US dollar

August 13, 2011

There is no danger of the US defaulting on its bonds. The bonds are denominated in US dollars, and dollars can be created without limit. If equities continue to fall, if flight continues from the euro, if bank fees drive people out of cash, it is possible, for awhile, that the inflows into Treasuries can […]

Protect Yourself in the Global Financial Meltdown

August 9, 2011

With daily economic forecasts projecting doom and gloom and no recovery in sight, people need to learn how to survive economic disaster. Robert Wiedemer’s new book, “Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global Financial Meltdown,” quickly is becoming the survival guide for the 21st century. This wasn’t the first time Wiedemer’s predictions hit […]

The countries in the AAA debt club

July 31, 2011

Amid the contentious debt ceiling debate, the United States is at risk of being booted out of a prestigious group of 17 countries that boast a spotless credit rating. Triple-A rating enables nations to borrow funds at a low cost, because their governments are considered stable and their bonds safe. Germany, Canada, France, Norway, Sweden, […]

Keyboard Credit and the new Financial World War

October 14, 2010

What is to stop U.S. banks and their customers from creating $1 trillion, $10 trillion or even $50 trillion on their computer keyboards to buy up all the bonds and stocks in the world, along with all the land and other assets for sale in the hope of making capital gains and pocketing the arbitrage […]