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ZeroHedge – When QE Leads To Deflation: A Look At The “Confounding” Global Supply Glut – 26 April 2015

ZeroHedgeOn Saturday we once again explored the question of whether central banks are creating deflation. The idea that post-crisis DM monetary policy may be causing disinflationary pressures to build is somewhat counterintuitive on its face but in fact makes quite a lot of sense. Here’s how we explained it:….
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ZeroHedge – Gold, The SDR, & BRICS – 26 April 2015

ZeroHedgeSubmitted by Alasdair Macleod via GoldMoney.com,Last Monday there was a meeting in Washington hosted by the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) to discuss the future relationship, if any, of gold with the Special Drawing Rights (SDR).

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ZeroHedge – Baltimore ‘Freddie Gray’ Demonstrations Turn Violent: Police Cars Smashed, Stores Looted, Multiple Arrests – Live Feed – 26 April 2015

ZeroHedgeAs the night wears on so tensions are rising further…

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ZeroHedge – America Ranks Below Israel In World Happiness Index – 25 April 2015

ZeroHedgeDespite aerial bombardment, growing tensions with every neighbor, and the almost ubiquitous daily car-bombs, Israelis are “happier” than Americans according to Bloomberg’s world happiness index. Happiness, it appears, is most abundant a long way from the equator with Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, and Canada all topping the list; whereas the unhappiest nations are all in Saharan or sub-Saharan Africa (apart from war-torn Syria and Afghanistan).

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ZeroHedge – “Let’s Take Them On!”: Libor E-mails Of Christian Bittar Revealed – 25 April 2015

ZeroHedgeBack in 2012 we introduced readers to Christian Bittar, a former prop trader at Deutsche Bank who profited handsomely by betting on the direction of rates he conspired with others to manipulate (recall that when it comes to betting on the direction of rates, it’s much easier to make winning trades when you collude with colleagues to fix the benchmark). Readers may also recall that via a bit of digging which began with the LinkedIn profile of someone else named Christian Bittar, we were soon tossed down the Lieborgate rabbit hole only to find that on the other end was the secretive world of Swiss hedge funds and private banks.

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ZeroHedge – More Clinton Cronyism: Selling Uranium Interests To Russia While Hillary Was SecState – 24 April 2015

ZeroHedge – Norway’s Giant Sovereign Wealth Fund Goes Full Tinfoil Fringe Blog – 24 April 2015

ZeroHedgeYou know the world has gone mad when one of the world’s largest pension funds, mired in its need for the maintenance of the status quo, begins to sound like ‘digital dickweeds in their parents’ basements’. Norway’s massive $890 billion wealth fund has stepped out of the shadows to slam global central bankers for affecting “pricing in today’s market to such an extent that monetary policy itself has been a risk you have to watch;” and market structure, criticizing the proliferation of dark pools, “there’s a rent extraction from all these intermediaries… we’re in favor of trying to reduce the number of block-crossing venues,” Schanke said, “one would probably be perfect.”

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