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Assessing the Significance of the Italian Elections

Assessing the Significance of the Italian Elections

by / on 03/04/2013, 3:17 PM / in Platinum & Palladium News, Stock Market News

The recent Italian elections wound up in a very inconclusive result. In a political lineup of the three Bs–(no Chuck, not Biggio, Berkman and Bagwell)–Bersani, Berlusconi and Beppe, the Italian populace dealt a massive defeat to Brussel-appointed technocrat Mario Monti. The vox populi raised its voice against continuing austerity and will look to whatever government is formed to be one […]

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Notes From Underground: Outliers and Out Right Liars

Notes From Underground: Outliers and Out Right Liars

by / on 11/06/2012, 2:58 AM / in Today's Economy

Yes, the U.S. Presidential election is finally here. After the POLITICAL-INFO COMPLEXhas spent the $6 billion on various political campaigns, we are left wondering why anyone would contribute money to feed the monster and prolong our agony. I know the answer and the “road to political hell is not paved with good intentions.” There are so many polls predicting a […]

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Ottawa: Bank of Canada (Kanadische Zentralbank)

Notes From Underground: Tomorrow, the BOC Will Shine Some Light on Its Plans to Deal With Private Sector Debt Growth

by / on 10/23/2012, 2:27 PM / in Today's Economy, Stock Market News

The Bank of Canada has been the most responsible actor on the global financial scene for the last six years. The Canadian banking system for the most part avoided the credit splurge that led to a collapse bubble and came though the Great Recession relatively unscathed. The Canadian federal government has a debt-to-GDP level of 34% and a very comfortable […]

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Notes From Underground: Happy and Healthy New Year to All of Those Celebrating

Notes From Underground: Happy and Healthy New Year to All of Those Celebrating

by / on 09/17/2012, 1:02 PM / in Uncategorized

Last week we covered a great deal of ground on the economic front as the world’s central banks, from Beijing to Washington were busy generating versus types of stimulus programs. The Chinese government aided the cause by announcing an infrastructure program of $157 billion in an effort to generate even more stimulus to a slowing economy. As the Chinese authorities […]

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