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Banking Video by Attorney Gary Fielder

Gary Fielder, a Denver attorney, has put together one of the best educational videos I have ever seen detailing the monetary history and the ongoing struggle for control of our nation. Gary’s late 2008 video is crucial to gaining a full understanding of why we’re in the financial straits we’re in today and it is […]

The True Origins Of The Global Credit Crisis Explained

The financial talking-heads and, therefore, the general public tend to believe that “sub-prime mortgages” are almost entirely to blame for the global financial crisis. To me, this is ridiculous on its face and is more of a cruel joke – bordering on class-sanctioned bigotry – than anything even remotely related to fact. Depending upon how […]

The Corrosive Nature Of The Credit Default Swap (CDS)

Regular readers of my blog have seen me mention Karl Denninger and his work in previous posts and here is another of his articles that is definitely a MUST READ. Karl has an insightful mind and, in my opinion, is better-informed than most media-proclaimed “experts” in many areas of finance. For those of you who […]

The Great American Pump And Dump

Here is a useful definition straight from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) web page which describes several different types of scams investors need to be wary of. This scam, the “pump and dump”, has been around forever and anyone who’s ever been involved in investing has heard about it. What people may not have […]

Business Law Refresher: Useful Legal Definitions Everyone Should Know

It’s time taxpayers begin thinking less in terms of excuses, justifications, rationalizations, and scapegoating for the current financial mess and more in terms of investigations, indictments, arrests, detentions, prosecutions, penalties, restitutions, “clawbacks”, and punitive-damages. Here in the U.S., RICO LAW comes quickly to mind. It’s way past the time to end the ineffectual scolding, finger-wagging, […]

A Suggested Read: Plunder And Blunder by Dean Baker

I just spotted an interesting article written about a new book entitled “Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy” by Dean Baker, the co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. First, read this excellent (and short) article: Plunder and Blunder; How the ‘Financial Experts’ Keep Screwing You Those of […]

Credit Tsunami Wave II: 2009 – 2012 (and beyond?)

Surf’s up! But this is one wave you may want to sit out “high-and-dry”, far up on the hillside. Watch CBS Videos Online Important Notice To Viewers: Beware the obligatory mainstream media “market cheerleading” toward the end of this video. Otherwise, it’s just confirming what we in the blogosphere have been talking about for 18 […]

What These Dangerous Clowns Don’t Understand

I had the unnerving experience last night of staying up late watching C-Span as U.S. Senators hammered and then shot down the bailout bill for the Detroit “Big 3” (a misnomer?) automakers. I must admit, there was a great deal of heart-felt passion in the words of the representatives who were courageous enough to speak […]

I.O.U.S.A. Movie: Watch This Free 30 Minute Trailer

I had been waiting for the I.O.U.S.A. documentary to show up here in the Raleigh-area movie theaters ever since it came out and it has finally arrived. However, while I was waiting, I spotted this 30-minute trailer that makes the movie – and many of its important points – accessible to everyone, regardless of area. […]

How To Survive The Coming Dollar Collapse

I am posting this article with the permission of its author, Christopher Laird. Chris maintains a newsletter service and a website of his own at www.prudentsquirrel.com. You may want to click through and check it out. I STRONGLY BELIEVE THAT EVERYONE WHO HOLDS THEIR WEALTH IN DOLLARS SHOULD CONSIDER ALL POSSIBLE SCENARIOS WHEN PLANNING FOR […]