by Pam Martens and Russ Martens, Wall St On Parade:
Last night the Federal Reserve convened a Town Hall meeting via webcast with K-12 teachers and college educators of economics and history. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivered a speech and then took a series of questions from teachers. It was during the […]
by Doug Casey, Casey Research:
Investors can’t take their eyes off the Dow.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has jumped more than 7% since Election Day. Last month, it set a new all-time high.
But that hasn’t been enough for many folks. They’re waiting for the Dow to top 20,000.
From a technical perspective, […]
by Jeff Nielson, Sprott Money:
Kenneth Rogoff is a Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Prior to that, from 2001 – 2003 Rogoff served as Chief Economist and Director of Research for the International Monetary Fund. For many readers, that will be more than enough information to conclude that Rogoff is a prostitute for […]
by Wolf Richter, Wolf Street:
“Capital flight” takes on a bitterly ironic meaning.
The People’s Bank of China announced on Wednesday that it is probing the major bitcoin exchanges in Beijing and Shanghai – BTCC, Huobi, and OKCoin – for a list of violations, including market manipulation, money laundering, and unauthorized financing.
This is […]