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BOE seeks global pact to defend vs derivatives

BOE Seeks Derivatives Pact to Prevent a Repeat of Lehman Cascade The Bank of England is seeking a global pact among banks to suspend default clauses in some derivatives contracts during a crisis, in a bid to ward off bank death spirals that cascade through the financial system. The U.K. central bank wants lenders and the International Swaps and Derivatives …

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Map of EU reliance on Russian gas

This map shows us how much the EU relies on Russia for its gas supply.

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Bail-In Confiscations of Deposits – Australian Government Confiscates Deposits Directly From Banks

Bail-In Confiscations of Deposits – Australian Government Confiscates Deposits Directly From Banks Prime minister Kevin Rudd government will implement a tax levy on all depositors account on banks, mutual banks and credit union to boost bottom budget line, giving the budget a boost of $733 million. Taken from CourierMail: Rudd Government to whack 0.05 per cent levy on bank accounts …

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Systemic Risk – Stock-buyers burrowing money to buy stocks

Systemic Risk – Stock-buyers burrowing money to buy stocks Like in 1999 and 2007, Deutsche bank have released a note of similar behaviour in today’s stock market in re people burrowing money to buy stock, a behavior seen in past equity bubbly market periods. Taken from Business Insider: DEJA VU: People Are Using Borrowed Money To Buy Stock Like It’s …

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Blast from the past: Bill Gross 2012

Dear AFE Readers, Most people have certainly heard of Bill Gross. After playing black-jack professionally in Vegas to help pay for college, in 1971 he founded Pacific Investment Management Company with $12m in assets. Today PIMCO runs the largest bond fund in the world, its famous and huge $252billion Total Return Fund. The company manages over $1.2 trillion in assets …

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Loss of Trust in Government – Cypriot depositors with over €100,000 in savings will face bigger loss than expected

Loss of Trust in Government – Cypriot depositors with over €100,000 in savings will face bigger loss than expected Cypriots authorities have confirmed that depositors will receive shares in the lender worth 37.5pc of any savings over €100,000 while the rest may be never paid back. Taken from The Telegraph: Cypriot authorities confirm raid on big depositors Under the arrangement, …

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A New World Order? I Think Not.

A New World Order? I Think Not. For some time now there has been much talk about a New World Order under Anglo/American leadership. I think that’s all it is, just talk. How can the bankrupt U.S. and the Bankrupt U.K. lead the world and what would China and Russia have to say about that? As it is, the BRICS …

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Loss of Trust in Banks – Jim Rogers, Chairman of Rogers Holdings recommends to get your uninsured deposits out as soon as possible

Loss of Trust in Banks – Jim Rogers, Chairman of Rogers Holdings recommends to get your uninsured deposits out as soon as possible Jim Rogers, Co-founder of Quantum Fund with George Soros and Chairman of Rogers Holdings states that he has already started to diversify his deposits and recommends anyone to do the same. Jim Rogers: The IMF and the …

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Loss of Trust in Banks – Cyprus Bank “Bail-In” to be the blueprint for future bailouts globally

Loss of Trust in Banks – Cyprus Bank “Bail-In” to be the blueprint for future bailouts globally Taken from Global Research: The Confiscation of Bank Savings to “Save the Banks”: The Diabolical Bank “Bail-In” Proposal s the Cyprus Bank “Bail-in” a “dress rehearsal” for things to come? Is a “Savings Heist” in the European Union and North America envisaged which …

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Inside Source Confirms Wealth Confiscation Coming to a Bank Near You

Inside Source Confirms Wealth Confiscation Coming to a Bank Near You By Alex Stanczyk Cypriots stand in line to take cash out of ATM as they are unsure what will be there when banks re-open Cyprus Steals the Moneys At AFE, we have said many times that when governments become desperate, the record of history is very clear – they …

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