The Swiss gold referendum: What it really means

Polls show that the gold requirement is favored by the less well off and opposed by wealthy Swiss invested in stocks. These poll results provide new insight into the real reason for Quantitative Easing by the Federal Reserve and European … Read the rest

Polls show that the gold requirement is favored by the less well off and opposed by wealthy Swiss invested in stocks. These poll results provide new insight into the real reason for Quantitative Easing by the Federal Reserve and European … Read the rest

The Fed is the Great Deceiver

pcrBy Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler.

Is the Fed “tapering”? Did the Fed really cut its bond purchases during the three month period November 2013 through January 2014? Apparently not if foreign holders of Treasuries are unloading them.

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South African finance minister warns on weak currency, declining taxes

Pravin Gordhan
Pravin Gordhan

The revenue outlook could dim even more if markets react adversely to an awaited announcement by the US Federal Reserve, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan warned on Tuesday.

“In respect of the revenue outlook in relation to the current … Read the rest

Zuma blames quantitative easing for rand decline

President Jacob Zuma denied on Thursday being responsible for the sharp decline in the value of the rand.

Responding to the Presidency Budget Vote debate, Zuma roasted opposition parties for linking his news briefing more than two weeks ago on … Read the rest