As the institutions culpable for economic meltdown benefit most from the injection of trillions of bailout cash worldwide, we may be forgiven for viewing economics as the ‘dismal science’. Yet basic economic literacy is more vital than ever to understanding the hidden currents determining the direction of global events. This is about the artificial creation of debt. There is no capitalism – the market’s ecology has been destroyed, its tidal forces dammed up, diverted and controlled by a simple Ponzi scheme – the issuance of fiat currency, paper IOUs by privately held central banks. Ideologues and alumni of investment houses have infiltrated government and firmly grasped the macroeconomic levers of economic power. It’s a racket – banks are merging with government and they’ve written themselves a blank cheque. Now global populations are informed that ‘austerity’, taxation, and the adoption of increasingly virtualized payment systems will be required to balance accounts.
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Global markets on ‘cliff edge’ amid fears over European banks | Dollar should be replaced as international standard, UN report says | Krugman: The Third Depression is Coming | RBS tells clients to prepare for ‘monster’ money-printing by the Federal Reserve | Global governance fail: National sovereignty stands tall at the G20 | G20 banking reform agreed upon, to be finalized in Seoul | As world walks economic ‘tightrope,’ Toronto G20 agrees to voluntary deficit reduction, delayed bank regulation | Obama calls for bank tax as next step in Wall Street reform | IMF report advises G20 to make spending cuts top priority | The scary euro? Maybe the most frightening monster is the greenback | G8 Summit: Leaders divided over tackling national deficits | Greece starts putting island land up for sale to save economy | G20: Canada’s billion-dollar summit mystery | Europe debt crisis shows rifts in G20 | Expectations muted for economic, financial-reform breakthroughs at G20 | Israel Vows To Tighten Gaza Blockade — Media Reports Blockade Eased | The End of The Great Bailouts is Approaching | Greek anti-austerity strikes hit tourists | Germany could cause euro collapse: Soros | Peak oil postponed again? | G20 Bank tax push gains momentum as UK, France, Germany introduce national legislation | The Real Meaning of ‘Economic Austerity’: IMF/World Bank devastation | Gold reclaims its currency status as the global system unravels | EU wants control over member budgets | For G20 leaders, fiscal austerity is the new normal | China moves to allow yuan appreciation | Spain could test the euro to its limit | Gold tops $1260 for new historic high | Russia Will Lead Effort to Found `New World Economic Order,’ Medvedev Says | IMF says Spain taking right steps towards stability | Harper urges austerity, Obama stimulus in urge for G20 to boost economic recovery | Iran Threatens to Stop Western Ships if Subjected to Cargo Inspection | UK may try to stop Iceland joining EU over bank collapse refund | EU to push for global bank tax at G20 | Canada’s water policy needs overhaul: report | Fake Lakes not Required, But $50 Million of G8 ‘Legacy’ Spending Pours into Clement’s Riding | Carney warns of ‘age of austerity’, global outlook ‘getting worse’ | More Than 90 US Banks Miss TARP Payments | France surrenders to Germany’s demand for Euro oversight by central bank | Spanish bailout readied as EU chief warns ‘democracy could disappear’ in debt ridden states | Surprise! That Story About Afghanistan’s $1 Trillion In Commodities Came Out Just Ahead Of Major Mining Auction | Government frustrated by lack of interest in ongoing EU free trade negotiations | US Knowledge of Aghan Mineral Bonanza Confirmed in 2002, 2007 | Obama Using Oil Spill To Push Green Economy Agenda | NGOs meet with G20 sherpas, press for ‘green economy’ and inclusive IMF | Lithium, gold, iron, copper: Massive mineral discovery in Afghanistan could alter the war | Europe embraces the cult of austerity — but at what cost? | First Nations: The Ontario no G20 or G8 leader will see | Japan warns of Greece-like debt crisis | Soros Sees ‘Act II’ of Financial Crisis, Blames ‘Market Fundamentalism’ Again | Tucker Bilderberg 2010 Wrapup: Attack on Iran discussed, World Treasury Dept delayed | UN Security Council imposes fourth round of sanctions on Iran | Liberals admit HST will cost families up to $480 a year | G20 agenda named as “global government” by thinktank, Toronto summit set to sit on hands | Double-dip recession ‘practically inevitable’: UBS | European markets decline for 3rd day | Why Governments Hate Gold | Gold price hits new record as it breaks through $1,250 | Goldman Sachs subpoenaed for failing to cooperate with finance probe | Egypt says Gaza blockade has failed, border crossing opened in wake of aid flotilla assault to stay | Bilderberg Agenda Revealed: Globalists In Crisis, Supportive Of Attack On Iran | Banks Seized by Regulators in Nebraska, Mississippi, Illinois | Bilderberg 2010: Why the protesters are your very best friends | G20 to delay tough bank tax regulations | Geithner speaketh on the globalization of risk as G20 meets in Seoul | Eurozone plan for common bond issue to head off debt crisis |Eurozone plan for common bond issue to head off debt crisis | Underground economy emerges in Ontario in response to HST | Markets finish week with big losses on US employment, Hungarian default fears | Can-EU trade talks look good but face 3 potential sticking points: Spanish envoy | Will Supercorp get off the ground in Ontario? | PM takes pre-summit pitch to Europe | Iran To Dump 45 Billion Euros For Gold Bullion & Dollars | EU plans to create watchdog to curb credit rating agencies | Into the Abyss: The Cycle of Debt Deflation | Global arms spending tops $1.6T | Canada’s economy grows faster than expected | EU trade pact may imperil local control over water | Canadian debt: The $1.4 trillion hole we’re in | Budget watchdog probing G8/G20 summits’ $1-billion price tag | G20 now singing different regulatory tunes | US money supply plunges at 1930s pace as Obama eyes fresh stimulus | Lehman launches court battle against JPMorgan | Global markets rebound as OECD talks up European prospects | UK Coalition ministers and bankers to oppose pan-European bailout fund | New securities watchdog plan allows provinces to opt out | Gold being bought faster than it can be produced | TSX claws back from deep loss, Spain begins bailouts | Obama celebrates banking bill’s passage in Senate | Markets, dollar plunge on EU debt fears | Toronto banks review G20 security after Ottawa RBC fire | Germany’s Merkel Says Euro Is in Danger | Congress blocks indiscriminate IMF aid for Europe | Germany bans naked short-selling | US claims Security Council backing for Iran sanctions | European debt fears batter TSX | Greece links U.S. banks to debt crisis | Agriculture Canada Report: Farming income gets hammered in 2010 | European Council On Foreign Relations: EU Needs To Use Crisis For Greater Power | Sarkozy threatened to quit euro in showdown with Germany: Report | Hedge funds vote threatens EU-US rift | Global markets slide on debt fears | Loonie, TSX slip on euro woes | European Powerbrokers Present Proposal For New Economic And Political Order | Multiple Wall Street banks investigated over links to ratings agencies | Manitoba looks at debit cards for welfare recipients | Power Financial wary of Toronto-based securities regulation push | British face big spending cuts as coalition shows unity on austerity | Europe and America Morally and Financially Bankrupt | Paul bill to audit Federal Reserve passes as one-shot deal | SEC widens probe of Wall Street to include Morgan Stanley | UK Unemployment up to highest level in 15 years | EU wants member countries to co-ordinate budgets | Bid To ‘Storm’ Irish Parliament During Bailout Protest Foiled | Toronto labour, native protesters ready for G20 demonstrations | Gold vaults nearly 3% to record high $1234, BMO sees $1600 horizon | EU deal euphoria fizzles out | Ron Paul: Euro Bailout Will Lead To Currency Collapse | ‘Shock and awe’ euro rescue lifts global markets | Lewenza: Canada-EU deal will affect more than trade | Industry Minister Clement invites input on Canadian digital economy | Western Central Banks back Trillion Dollar European rescue plan, ECB to manage markets | MPs divided on Canada-Colombia trade agreement | Euro zone to regulate hedge funds, vows to fend off ‘wolf pack’ traders at all costs | Free trade with Europe? | Euro crisis goes global as leaders fail to stop the rot | Debt crisis: Panic on Wall Street, stonewalling in Europe | Audit The Fed Push Strengthened By Second Front In Senate | Gold nears record high as stocks plunge | Canada, EU at loggerheads over bank tax | Quebec public-private wind power project generates turbulence | Greek rescue fears hit global stock markets | Goldman Sachs concedes case for restraining the big banks | Shaw buying up CanWest TV assets from Goldman-Sachs | Greece swallows tough medicine in $150B bailout, more spending cuts announced | Greece erupts as men from IMF prepare to wield axe | European Central Bank chief: Bank of International Settlements to Rule the Global Economy | Greece’s near bankruptcy won’t scuttle Canada-EU trade talks: minister | New austerity measures essential, says Greek PM | Harper calls for global economic governance, lauds G20 as ruling forum | HST begins taxing Ontario on Saturday | Canada offers Michigan $550M loan for NASCO link bridge | Goldman execs squirm in face of angry U.S. Senators | Greek debt crisis: Europe feels shockwaves as bailout falters | Standard & Poor’s downgrade Greek credit rating to junk status | Canadian housing market downturn a possibility, says report | Goldman’s Fabrice Tourre: Emails reveal he thought borrowers ‘won’t last long’ | Police State Canada 2010 and the G20 Summit | Big stakes in Canada-Europe trade talks, but little attention | Protesters and police get ready to square off at G20 summit | US prepares to push for global capital rules | World Bank gets $3.5-billion boost, revamps voting structure to make China number 3 | Greek bailout not limited to ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬45bn, Flaherty warns | In revealed e-mails, Goldman chief says we ‘made more than we lost’ by betting against market | Flaherty wins delay in decision on global bank tax at interim G20 meeting | IMF to move quickly on Greek request for loan | Greek PM calls for EU bailout loans | Unconstitutional? Ontario government slips another new energy tax in under the radar | Bankers Prepare To Assault Americans With VAT, Transaction Taxes | International World Bank ‘Farm-aid’ plan gets a modest start | The Obama Banking Regulation: Big Banks Are Too Politically Connected to Fail | Obama scolds Wall Street for fighting reform, pushes new regulation package | Greek civil servants strike, challenge EU/IMF talks | German bank severs Goldman ties | Goldman Sachs Eats Its Young | Foreigners continue to buy Canada | Flaherty stands firm against new bank tax | Canada’s brewing debt storm | Goldman Sachs charged with $1bn fraud over toxic sub-prime securities | Flaherty’s credit-debit code tougher than expected | Electricity rates surge in Ontario | China sells petrol to Iran while talking at UN about sanctions | Is Japan hurtling toward a debt crisis? | Do you take cash? In UK bills being supplanted by debit, RFID credit as retail revolution grows | Leveraged ETFs Are Under SEC Scrutiny | Oil sands deal gives China crucial voting bloc in bitumen export issue | Soros warns Europe of disintegration | Tucker: Bilderberg To Meet in Spain, Prolong Global Financial Recession For Another Year | Goldman fights accusations of greed | Roadblocks cleared for Windsor continental supercorridor link | Ontario unveils $8B in renewable energy projects | Investors rush to sell Greek bonds | Canada ‘enthusiastic rebound’ best in G7, OECD says | Small army to protect Toronto during G20 summit | Ontario launches U.S. bond | Paul Volcker: VAT, Carbon taxes may be necessary | Canadian dollar finds a solid resting place at parity | GM dealers sue law firm for conflict — Cassels also had government contract during restructuring | Nova Scotia budget hikes HST rate | J.P. Morgan rolls into Calgary | Auto industry rebound limited: experts | Toronto braces for G20 logistics crunch | Thousands protest Quebec budget | Wall Street: Looting Main Street | Manipulation of Gold Market by Financial Giants Exposed at CFTC Hearing | Britain pushes for new climate talks; IMF and global taxes to figure into wealth redistribution scheme | Obama sets sights on Arctic oil and gas exploration | The prison spending boom | G20 sounds warning over lack of progress on global regulation | EU ‘Free Trade’ and CETA: Advancing the Transatlantic Agenda | CETA worse than ACTA — EU Trade Negotiators Demand Canada Completely Overhaul Its Intellectual Property Laws | IMF struggles to conceal glee at Greek deal | Greece secures joint IMF/Eurozone bailout program | Facing years of deficits, Ontario freezes wages | Impact of $47B stimulus minimal: Fraser Institute | Canada’s GDP growth to top G7 in 2010 | Obama urges Senate to hand total oversight of financial sector to Federal Reserve, eliminate ‘Reserve’ part | Banking reforms urgent, Harper says at G20 sherpas’ meeting | RCMP needs 5,500 rooms during G20 summit | Greek PM threatens to go to IMF if no EU bailout | More stimulus spending coming | G20 ’sherpas’ meet with IMF, World Bank on Ottawa | Loonie passes 99 cents US | UK: Carbon capture storage lauded, will ‘generate 100,000 jobs and Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â£6.5bn a year’ | Subsidized solar power projects approved in Ontario | Chinese facing debt time bomb | Pacific North American Regional Integration and Control | JPMorgan, Citigroup Helped Doom Lehman, Report Says | Is China actually bankrupt? | General strike cripples Greece as protesters clash with police | China rejects Barack Obama’s call to change yuan policy | Ontario tax collectors get $45K severance, keep jobs in HST federalization deal | Federal budget watchdog disputes Flaherty’s forecasts | MEPs vote overwhelmingly for an EU Tobin Tax | Green energy bubbles threaten to pop at both Federal and Municipal levels | Failed Banks May Get State Pension-Fund Backing as FDIC Seeks Cash | IMF chief calls for quota-based global warming slush fund | McGuinty eyes selling shares in LCBO, Hydro One | Frustrated Icelanders vent rage by voting no in referendum | Icelanders to vote no on debt deal | Ontario in no rush to sell Crown assets, minister says | Athens erupts as Greek austerity plan passes | Hope keeps Flaherty’s balanced budget afloat | Britain grapples with debt of Greek proportions | Greece unveils radical austerity package | Downtown Toronto to become a fortress for G20 summit | Athen’s coffers to run dry in two weeks, more cracks appear in Eurozone | IMF chief proposes new reserve currency | Man who broke the Bank of England, George Soros, ‘at centre of hedge funds plot to cash in on fall of the euro’ | Goldman role in Greek crisis probed | Bernanke Pushes to Keep Regulation Power as Some Senators Waver | Iceland stares into Icesave abyss | Leaked UN Documents Reveal Plan For “Green World Order” By 2012 | Citibank Controversy Puts Dubious FDIC Guarantee Back In The Spotlight | 702 U.S. banks in danger: FDIC | EU executive recommends fast-track membership for Iceland | Greek workers stage general strike | Tories hand out $75 billion worth of ’spending restraint’ | How EU Countries Cooked Books Using Derivatives | Inuit group blasts Cannon over summit | Toronto braces for G20 disruption, Ottawa to pick up security tab | Precedent setting meeting called as Canada’s premiers attend Governors Association in Washington DC | Convention centre confirmed as location for Toronto G20 summit | U.S. initial jobless claims rise unexpectedly | Goldman Sachs Helped Greece Obscure Debt Through Currency Swaps | Obama hails stimulus plan, warns of layoffs | Canadian household debt hits record high | Collapse of the euro is ‘inevitable’: Bailing out the Greek economy futile, says French banking chief | Euro currency union shows strain | B.C., 3 US states sign accord for ‘Pacific North America’ hours before Olympic kickoff | G20 security could strangle downtown | Shaw Cable moves for acquisition of controlling share in Canwest Global | Gordon Brown’s plan for global bank tax ‘a step closer’ | Stimulating our way into debt crises | EU leaders reach secret Greek bailout deal | GM to add second Oshawa shift early | Indigenous groups left out of Arctic leaders’ summit | G20’s Metro Convention Centre location to bump baseball, pride activities | Greek workers ‘give their reply’ to proposed austerity plan with national strike | Will Greece set off ‘global debt bomb’? | G7 brings competing visions to the Arctic | The Federal Reserve as Giant Counterfeiter | The US budget: Barack Obama’s $3.8 trillion red ink blueprint | EU cautions Greece about its deficit | Global Bank Insurance Levy Wins Support over Transaction Tax at Davos | Consumer debt loads are the new concern | No solution in dispute over Iceland deposits | Bloomberg: Secret Banking Cabal Emerges From AIG Shadows | Davos 2010: George Soros warns gold is now the ‘ultimate bubble’, calls for IMF to handle climate fund | Harper urges G20 to follow economic accords | Davos: Global climate fund threatens aid to developing world, campaigner warns | Obama Likely to Rebrand Climate Bill as Jobs Bill | Bankers unite against Barack Obama and Gordon Brown in call for world regulation | Geithner Told To Quit After E Mails Reveal Involvement In AIG Cover-up | IMF warns against retreat from stimulus spending | Why Did the ‘Stimulus’ Fail to Help the US Economy? | One quarter of US grain crops fed to cars — not people, new figures show | Terence Corcoran: Ontario puts $10B in the wind | Banks find gaping loophole in Obama financial reforms | Ontario Premiere McGuinty heralds Samsung ‘green energy’ deal | Obama talking tough with banks | High dollar to slow recovery, central bank says | EU Embargoes Canada’s GMO-sabotaged Flax Industry | Could Greece drag down Europe | EU urged to adopt bank supertax | Record surge in UK inflation | Iceland sets date for Icesave vote | ‘Green jobs’ are key to U.S., Canadian recovery: US Ambassador | Flaherty to use February G7 in Iqaluit (or Ottawa?) to push for global changes to financial system | ‘Significant chance’ of second financial crisis, warns World Economic Forum | Iceland says IMF aid likely delayed | Wall Street’s leading bankers admit: we made mistakes | The next big scam: Fraud endemic to carbon market | Flaherty’s economic plan blasted as leading to taxation or cuts | Idle job market hurting recovery, Flaherty warns | No new stimulus, economy ’stabilized’: Harper | Obama ponders bank transaction levy to recoup bailout shortfalls |TSX trades above 12,000 before retreating | Explosive Leaked Emails Expose Treasury Secretary Geithner’s Deception in ‘Backdoor Bailout’ | America slides deeper into depression as Wall Street revels | Tipping point at CanWest | Sarkozy says world currency disorder unacceptable | UK: Interest rates and quantitative easing on hold | Iceland blocks central bank debt repayment deal | Bernanke defends Fed’s actions, forecasts interest hikes
US Bankers Get $4 Trillion Gift From Barney Frank | Review panel green-lights Mackenzie pipeline | Flu Inc.: How vaccines became big business | Canada’s rate hikes will be tied to the Fed | Canada warms to idea of a tougher ‘perimeter’ | ABCP penalties near $140-million | Mint’s missing gold now accounted for | Climate summit showcases new world order | Final Copenhagen Text Includes Global Transaction Tax | Lower tax haul helps widen Ottawa deficit, $56.2B shortfall expected | Canada puts for sale sign on nuclear reactors | Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke’s 2nd term clears hurdle | Beyond ACTA: Proposed EU — Canada Trade Agreement Intellectual Property Chapter Leaks | Financial Crisis Perpetrator Bernanke Hailed As World’s Saviour By TIME | Ontario eyes sale of crown corporations | Canadians struggling to dig out of debt | Financial reform bill passes U.S. House | Can’t say if federal stimulus is working: watchdog | Copenhagen climate summit releases draft final text | EU calls for tax on bank transactions | IMF could fund climate adaptation: Soros | US Environmental Protection Agency Threatens “Command-and-Control” Economy to Push Climate Change Agenda | HST bill passes, 13% tax starts July 1 | Copenhagen climate summit in disarray after ‘Danish text’ leak | Harper confirms June G20 summit in Toronto | Taibbi: Obama’s sellout to Wall Street creates ‘permanent bailout’ | Tories, Liberals, Bloc approve HST for Ontario and B.C. | Who’s afraid of high-frequency trading? | Liberals call stimulus numbers ‘fiction’ | Tory HST protest halts Ontario question period | Gold surges above $1,200 | Building Blocks Towards an Asia-Pacific Union | UAE markets dive on Dubai debt woes | Dubai’s ‘big pyramid scheme’ grounded by debt load | A world awash in debt | UK: Brown proposes global fund to kick-start Copenhagen climate change process | UK: Brown takes campaign for Tobin tax to Commonwealth | Ottawa on track for largest-ever deficit | Federal HST tax bill to be introduced, plays politics with law | U.S. markets fall on Dubai crisis | U.S. banking troubles far from over | Ontario Tories walk out to protest lack of hearings on HST | Fed Sicks Attack Dogs On Ron Paul After Audit Amendment Passes | 1 in 10 Americans delinquent in paying mortgage | Personal bankruptcies still soaring | Americans Deserve a Transparent Federal Reserve | Is G20 more than Toronto can handle? | With only seven months to go, G20 site may be moved to Toronto | Top Mountie says Huntsville too small for G20 | Current And Former IMF Heads Call For New Global Currency | U.S. urges China to strengthen currency | Contentious HST bill introduced in Ontario | US Demands Banks Prepay Insurance as More Failures Expected | Leaked G20 Documents Shed Light on Global Carbon Tax | Food under $4 to be HST-free, Ontario says | GPS Tracked Road Tolls Back On Agenda for Toronto Metrolinx | Report suggests road tolls, parking and fuel taxes for GTA | George Soros Calls for World Currency and “New World Architecture” | U.S. dollar sags on global financial leaders’ omission | Flaherty, USA say no to global financial tax, yes to continued ’stimulus’ at G20 | Gold rallies to record above $1,100 | G20 to pledge continued ’stimulus’, examine international reserve fund | Economic picture still not very bright, and more layoffs are in store, manufacturers say | Czech President: Copenhagen to be ‘Largest tax increase in world history’ | Bank of England extends quantitative easing to Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â£200bn | Friends of the Earth attacks carbon trading as banker scam | G20 Meet To Finalize Dumping Of Dollar This Weekend? | Gold prices surge as India buys IMF reserves | Plentiful paper currency buffing gold’s shine | GM kills Opel sale to Magna | Fund me or axe me, parliamentary budget officer says | UK banks receive more bailouts, restructuring | Al Gore Set To Become First “Carbon Billionaire” | How we’re creating an illegal workforce | McGuinty says HST doubters exist in Liberal ranks | When it Comes to the Economy, Be Prepared for the Worst | Soros: China Will Lead New World Order | Terence Corcoran: Central banks are a hazard to banks | Bernanke continues pressing for sweeping new powers for Fed | Ontario deficit billions more than expected | Nortel employees to lose pensions, Liberals vow change to bankruptcy laws | Goldman Sachs breaks record with $16.7bn bonus pot | Loonie continues race toward parity with U.S. dollar | Dollar Reaches Breaking Point as Central Banks Shift Reserves | UK: Lord Mandelson and Nat Rothschild share Brazilian ambitions | The Keynesian quagmire | Gold continues record-breaking run | Police break up IMF protests in Istanbul | Gold price rises to all-time high | Fisk: Nations to hasten demise of dollar in new world order | IMF chief wants global bank tax | U.S. unemployment claims spike | Federal Reserve Appeals Order to Disclose Emergency Bank Loans | Banks balk at new credit card rules | Economy was a dud in July | Tight credit new threat to rebound, IMF warns ahead of Istanbul meeting | Stephen Harper trumpets economic report card | US dollar set to be eclipsed, World Bank president predicts | Bilderberg Wants Global Currency Now | Ontario deficit $2.5B worse than expected due to drop in corporate tax | G20 decides to become world’s new ruling economic council | Carney says G20 must stay the course on stimulus | G20 nations meet as protests flare on issue of international banking regulation | Dollar to fall under scrutiny at G20 summit | Credit card debt balloons | If passed, HST locked in through 2012 | The Economy is a Lie, too | Swine flu ‘could kill millions unless rich nations give Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â£900m’ | IMF approves $13bn gold sale to boost lending fund | Thousands rally against coming HST tax in BC | Gordon Brown urges EU to back new economic order | Israel ‘will attack Iran this year’ if West does not cripple Tehran with sanctions | Unemployed to reach postwar high: OECD | US credit shrinks at Great Depression rate prompting fears of double-dip recession | Nassim Taleb on the economy: ‘We still have the same disease’ | Up to two million march to US Capitol to protest against Obama’s spending in ‘tea-party’ demonstration | Ottawa’s deficit plan would hike EI premiums | Canada’s $1-trillion debt baby | Gold regains $1,000 | Flaherty sees deficit, debt, and timetable to return to surplus all expanding | Sarkozy launches carbon tax to help ’save the human race’ | Magna wins battle for Opel | Food prices set to rise? | A year after financial crisis, a new world order emerges | UN wants new global currency to replace dollar | G20 agrees to continue economic stimulus measures; Geithner shops international reserve accord | Gold toys with $1000/oz | How the collapse of Lehman Brothers pushed Wall Street to the brink | China Set to Buy $50 Billion in IMF Notes | Investors dump money market funds | Scotiabank: Global economy set to recover, China and developing nations to lead | More US Bank Failures and The Coming Deposit Insurance Bailout | Industrial demand for silver sharpens bullish view | German Scientists Call for ‘World Climate Bank’ | Underwhelming GDP growth fails to move stocks, loonie | Irish state plans to take majority stake in debt-ridden banks | Flaherty chooses himself as authority on banking oversight | Ottawa plans U.S. dollar bond | A Stock Market Rally Engineered by Government | Judge Orders Federal Reserve To Disclose Who Received Bailout Trillions | Central bank of Canada stands ready to inflate currency in response to strong loonie | Arrest Over Software Illuminates Wall St. Secret | Boost Bank of Canada powers: Carney | Arrest Over Software Illuminates Wall St. Secret | Credit delinquencies up 24% in June | Geithner lambastes US economic watchdogs resistant to planned transfer of powers to Federal Reserve | Statistical Deceptions: How Fake is the “Recovery”? | Derivatives rear their ugly head again: Leveraged ETFs outed | Former NY governor Spitzer: Federal Reserve is ‘a Ponzi scheme, an inside job’ | Federal deficit hits $7.5B in April-May | Hands off the Fed, Bernanke warns Congress | BC, like Ontario, moves to harmonize taxes | Think Tank Report: Obama Will “Press The Reset Button” On North American Union Agenda | Bank of Canada declares recession over | Global demand for gold investment soars 38% in past year | Cost Of US Bailout Hits A Whopping $24 Trillion Dollars | Ottawa considers culling 20% of pork industry | Timothy Geithner: travelling bond salesman | Paulson Threatened Great Depression, Food Riots To Get Bailout Bill Passed | Ontario to subsidize electric cars as auto-sector boost | Record quarterly profits and bonuses: Goldman Sachs makes out like a bandit on taxpayer’s dime | Fed ‘Independence’ or Fed Secrecy? | Investors in alleged Ponzi scheme fear millions gone | Medvedev Unveils “World Currency” Coin At G8 | Nationalized General Motors emerges from bankruptcy after 40 days | Headed to National Socialism | Budget officer ‘can’t tell’ if stimulus plan working | G8 leaders see no early end to stimulus | Second wave of economic crisis coming, international regulation necessary Brown warns | US Senate Blocks Bill To Audit The Fed As Government Prepares For Second Round Of Looting | Goldman-Sachs: Pilfered trading code could be used to ‘manipulate markets’ | Nationalized General Motors gets go ahead from US judge | Taibbi: NYSE ends transparency to protect Goldman Sachs | More Canadians in arrears on credit payments | U.S. sheds 467,000 jobs in June | Canada to match U.S. climate change rules | The search for the mint’s missing gold | US Congress Passes the 1,200-page Climate Bill that it was not allowed to read | John Manley to ‘bridge divide’ between business and government as new CCCE chief | China calls anew for super-sovereign currency | Central banks to take off ‘training wheels’ | Goldman Sachs: The Great American Bubble Machine | Fed mulls slowing down bailouts as fears of inflation are raised | Is the World Bank too optimistic? | Bankster “Holiday” Planned for September? | Canada is now on the national securities regulation bandwagon | TSX sinks below 10,000 on World Bank outlook | Congressman Ron Paul Slams Federal Reserve’s New Dictatorial Power | Central Bank of Canada ‘considering’ regulatory changes, ‘continuous private liquidity creation’ | US Treasury Secretary Geithner defends plan to step up oversight | Obama Regulatory Reform Plan Officially Establishes Banking Dictatorship In United States | Obama unveils overhaul of financial system oversight | 10 U.S. banks to repay U.S. bailout money | Federal Reserve To Be Given Sweeping New Powers | Financial crisis: Worst may be still ahead, says IMF chief | Flaherty looks for way to end stimulus | Canada, U.S. will renegotiate Great Lakes water treaty | The next cellphone trick: transferring money | US cities may have to be bulldozed in order to survive | HR 1207: Battle To Audit The Fed Has Only Just Begun | Stimulus cash is flowing — down a hole? | ‘New world order’ needs better economic grounding: Carney | Harper lays out stimulus spending in progress report | Fiat closes Chrysler deal | Elitist Confab in Montreal: ‘Adapting to a New World Order’ — Day 1 | Bullion and Bandits: The Improbable Rise and Fall of E-Gold | No one talking about dumping dollar: China minister | U.S. top court delays Chrysler sale | ‘Reduced pace of deterioration’ indicates economy on the mend: Flaherty | Protests against Putin sweep Russia as factories go broke | China explores buying $50bn in IMF bonds | $100 Billion Bailout For IMF Tagged On To War Funding Bill | Harper ‘not counting on’ recouping billions loaned to GM | Government to acquire ’substantial’ stake in Citigroup | ‘New GM’ to emerge from bankruptcy | Chinese economists deem huge holding of US bonds “risky” as Geithner visits | Germany OKs Magna bid to acquire GM’s Opel | Soaring loonie adds to anxiety over economy | Auto bailout costs soar, contribute to $50B deficit | Ontario Liberals pressing to hide new ‘harmonized’ tax in prices | US could own 69% of GM as bankruptcy looms | Economist Warns Fed Will Bring About Zimbabwe Style Hyperinflation | Federal deficit to top $50B | Ranks of EI recipients jump by 10% in March: StatsCan | Canadian households $1.3-trillion in debt | Autoworkers accept GM deal in 86% vote | Economic stabilization may rely on carbon economy, economist says | Crisis spurs spike in ’suburban survivalists’ | Digital Money Forum Pushes For Electronic Currency | Report from the 2009 Bilderberg Conference | GM, CAW reach new labour deal | Canada eyes arms sales to Pakistan | CNBC analyst echoes warning of ’sucker’s rally’ | GM Canada plans to cut 40% of its dealer network | Oshawa truck plant closes | Geithner To Take Orders From Global Elite At Bilderberg | Quebec pension fund managers boosted derivatives holdings despite warnings | GM execs dump stock, shares plummet | The rich, shadowy Bilderberg group | Recovery within sight, central bankers say | Leaked 1955 Bilderberg Docs Outline Plan For Single European Currency | GM bankruptcy likely, CAW says | 10 U.S. banks fail stress test, but regulators confident | Leaked Agenda: Bilderberg Group Plans Economic Depression | Fiat aims to be global powerhouse by acquiring Chrysler, Opel | Chrysler Canada assembly plants shut down | Banker at heart of credit crisis leads plan to buoy auto sales | With interest rates at zero, Fed looks at going negative | Almost 80,000 jobs lost in February | US Economy Shrank 6.1% in First Quarter | Ontario mulls equity stake in GM | US government may take controlling share of General Motors | EU approves free-trade talks with Canada | Fed says U.S. banks breezed through stress tests | Will recession spark global food crisis? | Bank of Canada poised to print money to buy bonds | Credit companies seek to avoid regulation, create global debit system | After Three Amigos rendezvous, White House confirms there’s no plan to reopen NAFTA | Stocks in triple-digit losses on Bay, Wall streets | A Bigger, Bolder Role Is Imagined For the IMF | US govt considers becoming bank shareholder | US to put conditions on bank bailout repayments | Harper Pledges to Double Funding to International Bank at Americas Summit | NRTEE Carbon Market Panel is ‘Round Table on Socialist Planning’ | TSX moves up for 6th week | Climate panel presses for federal cap-and-trade system | Congressman: Reckless Spending And Taxation Prolonged Great Depression | Barclays, Lloyd’s, RBS join Goldman-Sachs in the black | U.S. retail sales fall unexpectedly | Goldman-Sachs to repay TARP loan, resume private operations, bonuses, at “earliest time” possible | Which Banks Will Rule? | Ontario can’t cover GM pensions, premier says | GM chief says company is preparing in case it files for bankruptcy | Another 663,000 jobs lost in March in U.S. | G20 deal part of ‘unprecedented’ response to crisis: Harper | UK PM reveals G20 plan to boost IMF by $1 trillion, hails new world order (again) | Global stock markets surge | World Bank President Admits Agenda For Global Government | Financial Rescue Nears US GDP as Pledges Top $12.8 Trillion | Gordon Brown chooses pulpit as latest platform to push New World Order | Whitehouse fires General Motors CEO | Will U.S. financial woes lead to new world order? | U.N. ‘Climate Change’ Plan Would Likely Shift Trillions to Form New World Economy | US backing for world currency stuns markets | UN & IMF Back Agenda For Global Financial Dictatorship | Geithner wants a bigger stick | Geithner Plan Will Rob US Taxpayers: Stiglitz | Ontario to merge GST, PST in ‘harmonized’ tax hike | EI, individual bankruptcies spiked in January | US unveils P3 plan to monetize debt, nationalize banks | G20 warned unrest will sweep globe | Bank crisis spawns new kind of gold rush | Wall Street’s Big Takeover | U.N. Environment Head Wants Global Warming Tax | Ottawa considering aid for private broadcasters | Financial Post editor: America’s future at risk of ‘inflationary outburst’ | U.N. panel says world should ditch dollar | IMF poised to print billions of dollars in ‘global quantitative easing’ | G20 officials pledge ‘whatever action necessary’ to revive economy | Changes to law could affect navigation of Canadian waters, critics say | Mainstream Financial Publication Finally Admits that Austrian Economists Were Right | Global recession deepening, Geithner says | Obama calls for G20 joint action | UK Central Bank begins using ‘new’ money | Brace for sharp slump, IMF warns Canada | IMF, World Bank predict a global recession | Worst crisis since 1930s says Fed, calls for ‘forceful action’ | Jobs data grim, Flaherty says | Atlas felt a sense of dÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â©jÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â vu | UK government takes control over Lloyd’s bank | Canada expects EU free-trade talks soon: Stockwell Day | GM pensions: Who’s responsible? | Stimulus needed now, Bank of Canada says | GM says it will go bust in days without new US bail-out | Terence Corcoran: Ontario’s green energy plan sneaks in feed-in taxes | Time to emulate Roosevelt’s New Deal and create green jobs | Central bank tactics pushed to brink | Ontario facing massive deficit | Obama outlines ‘hard choices’ budget | UK: Loss-making Northern Rock to pay bonuses to managers | IMF emergency fund is doubled to $500bn, Northern Rock bank granted $14bn bailout | EU backs sweeping new financial rules, more power for IMF | GM wants twice as much taxpayer’s money | Volcker sees crisis leading to global regulation | Gold Tops $1,000, First Time Since March as Recession Deepens | Stocks Drop Around the World; Stoxx 600 Falls to 6-Year Low | Greenspan backs bank nationalisation | Behemoth budget bill to be rammed through parliament unread | Obama signs stimulus bill | Congressman warns unread ’stimulus’ bill will prolong agony | Gordon Brown seeks sweeping reforms to give IMF global ’surveillance role’ | $787B stimulus package passes through U.S. Congress | Paul Martin prescribes international regulatory body for ailing fiat economies | US Congress reaches deal on economic stimulus package | World stocks fall on skepticism over U.S. bank plan | Next US bailout could top $1-trillion | Geithner Said to Have Prevailed on the Bailout | Canada lost 129,000 jobs in January: StatsCan | Economic crisis: The shakeup Canadians need? | Pass stimulus or watch out, Obama warns | Canadian credit card delinquencies rising | Iceland to be fast-tracked into the EU | France responds to economic downturn with a general strike | U.S. House passes $819B economic stimulus | World Economic Forum elite blame ‘profit’, not fraud, for crisis | Fed infrastructure money requires provincial spending | Ignatieff lets government stand with budget amendment demand | Rewriting the rulebook for 21st-century capitalism | Obama urges Republicans to support economic plan | The budget: Global shock therapy | All maxed out? Budget measures would improve credit access | $12B for infrastructure forms key pillar of stimulus package | Few surprises as government turns on the spending taps | U.S. Senate confirms Geithner as treasury secretary despite reservations | Iceland’s government collapses | Optimistic central bank expects speedy economic rebound | Ottawa risks erasing decade of debt reduction | Canadian, U.S. energy policies to be inextricably linked: Prentice | Business Development Bank will get $350M injection, Clement says | Prominent Economist: Crisis Caused By Government Interventions | New UK bank bailout | Vancouver dodges public referendum requirement for funding to finish Olympic Village | Zimbabwe unveils 100 trillion dollar banknote | Financial crisis: Bank of America given $138bn rescue package | Q&A: Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks with The Post’s John Ivison | Premiers to press Harper for infrastructure boost | Vancouver mayor to recall legislature to handle Olympic Village crisis | Bring in a Canadian securities regulator: Flaherty’s handpicked business panel | Merged Citigroup, Morgan brokerage would be largest | Obama to visit Canada, Tories to propose ‘integrated carbon market’ | Brace for a big, ‘comprehensive’ budget: Harper | Canadians starting to save cash, shun debt | GM’s U.S. bailout deal bars strikes | European Leaders Call For New Global Order | Transport Minister Baird calls for dramatic action on stimulus package | Obama calls for ‘dramatic action’ on stimulus package | UK PM unveils ‘New Deal’ plan to create 100,000 jobs
Flaherty vows short-lived deficit, consults corporate chiefs on spending initiatives | Analyst: One Third Of Banks Could Collapse or Merge In 2009 | Auto bailout gives Federal, Provincial governments incremental nationalization powers | Banks won’t say where U.S. bailout money going | UK: Bailiffs get power to use force on debtors | Kissinger Calls For New International System Out Of World Crises | Canadian auto bailout could reach more than $4-billion | U.S. to spend $17.4-billion to ‘rescue’, nationalize auto industry | Harper government plans deficits as deep as $30 billion | Flaherty appoints business leaders to economic advisory council | IMF Chief Warns Of Riots In Response To Economic Crisis | Bank of Canada ready to monetize distressed equities | Canada may backstop ABCP rescue: Flaherty | The ugly spectre of ‘new Keynesianism’ and the self-appointed Guardians | Army ‘Strategic Shock’ Report Says Troops May Be Needed To Quell U.S. Civil Unrest | Federal government, Ontario agree on $3.3B auto bailout package | ‘Outrage’ greets banks’ failure to match rate cut | State to bail out, control US auto industry | Get close to Obama on economy and security, paper says | Financial Times: And now for a world government | Terence Corcoran: It’s Twilight for Detroit and the U.S. economy | Mexico to downsize metal in coins to save a few cents | Automakers seek $6B aid package from Ontario, federal government | Bank of England mulls “nuclear option” of cash injection | Zimbabwe tackles cash shortage amid riots and looting | Icelanders storm central bank in protest | Liberals and NDP sign unprecedented pact; to pursue stimulus, carbon taxes | UN Climate Change Conference open with call for ‘co-operation’ | UK closer to joining euro, EU commission president says | Iceland turns 90 amid economic ruin, currency freeze | TSX drops 600 points, N.Y. also falls | Britain buys control of Royal Bank of Scotland | Iceland inflation soars to 17.1% | Canada in recession: OECD | Maybe we should look at Zimbabwe before trying to print our way out of a money crisis | Britain to introduce massive stimulus package | Obama appoints architects of economic collapse, financial globalism to economic team | Jim Flaherty Urging Greater Federal, International Control over Canadian economy | Citigroup seeks ‘emergency cash’ | Deficits ‘essential,’ Harper says | Harper vows Canada will remain open to international trade | 5 injured during protest in Iceland over economic meltdown | ‘Hard decisions’ needed during economic crisis: throne speech | Paulson, Bernanke defend change of plan: $700-billion now to be given directly to banks | After G20 meeting, Ottawa ready to spend to spark economy | Congress Accuses Federal Reserve Bagman Of Bailout “Bait and Switch” During Angry Hearing | Flaherty eyes sale of Canadian government assets | Analysts Predict Hyper-Inflation To Push Gold To $2000, Oil to $300 | Terence Corcoran: Rescuers pulling market under | U.S. government won’t use bailout fund to buy troubled assets | Ottawa to pour another $50B into mortgage markets | Bank of Canada adds $8B to credit markets | Merrill CEO: Economic Environment Recalls 1929 | Fed Hides Destination Of $2 Trillion In Bailout Money | PM, premiers agree to speed up infrastructure investment | Flaherty lauds Keynesian global ‘economic stimulus’ strategies | Who are the Architects of Economic Collapse? | The Bush gang’s parting gift: a final, frantic looting of public wealth | IMF may need to “print money”, act as “world’s central bank” as crisis spreads | Morgan Chase Exec Brags Bailout Is for Takeovers, Restructuring, Not Lending | Draft letter calls on IMF to play critical role in financial crisis | Ottawa to guarantee interbank lending | More cash needed to save economy: Bernanke | Wall Street banks in $70bn staff payout | German parliament backs bail-out | Regulator says brokers failed on ABCP, sets new guidelines | US Bailout Cost Heads Towards $5 Trillion | Market Euphoria Dissipates | Loonie leaps, then reverses course | $25B credit backstop for banks ‘not a bailout’: Harper | Brown wants ‘global’ bank support | US considers following British example of taking stakes in banks | New World Order: Global co-operation, nationalisation and state intervention — all in one day | TSX closes up 226 points in wild day after rate cuts | Federal Reserve Moves to Monetize Commercial Paper Debts | Stocks recoup some losses after markets hit by panic selling | Star column blames ‘Capitalism’ for market woes, offers false choice: Authoritarianism or Socialism | Bank of Canada greases financial system with $12B in new cash | Stock markets drop despite bailout | Why Paulson’s Plan is a Fraud | Representatives Were Threatened With Martial Law In America Over Bailout Bill | Congress Rejects (First) Bail-Out Plan | Congressman Ron Paul: Bailout Will Destroy Dollar, World Economy | Paul Martin calls for ‘global solution’ | Markets sink as woes spread | UK banking shares plunge as crisis deepens | Congressman Ron Paul Schools Fed Chairman Bernanke on the Bailout Plan | Bailout is “petty cash”, Inflation is the Federal Reserve’s real crime | Private Federal Reserve Makes Power Grab as Bush, McCain Urge Congress to Approve Plan | Canadian Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal in ABCP case | Last major investment banks in U.S. change status | U.S., British market regulators ban short-selling | Next Federal Reserve bank bailout round could cost taxpayers 1$ Trillion Dollars | Bank of Canada piles on in global inflationary swindle | Central banks continue inflating global economy | Central Banks Move to Transfer Wealth from Taxpayers to Banks | Crisis on Wall St. as firms collapse | Goldman-Sachs Alumni Hold Reins of Financial System | Frontrunners emerge in scramble to save another major bank | Lehman Brothers on Verge of Collapse, Wall Street Fears | US Treasury nationalizes Freddie Mae, Fannie Mac | Cities Debate Giving Away Public Infrastructure to Bankers | Court Grants Big Banks Immunity from Lawsuits over Derivatives Losses | Bush Calls for New Highway Tolls, More Private Funding of Roads | US mortgage firm bailout includes rider clause to expand police state: all credit card transactions now to be reported to IRS | Global ‘liberalization’ illusion under threat. Economist calls for world economic regime, Keynesian saviour. Irony? | Federal Reserve cites global stakes in Fannie and Freddie rescue | Financial ’super cop’ role for Fed | What Really Killed Bear Stearns? | Soros points out regulated markets fail to operate on market fundamentals, calls for more regulation | Competition study calls for lowered barriers to foreign ownership, bank mergers | Massive overhaul urged on foreign investment in airlines, media, and banks | Bilderberg Seeks Bank Centralization Agenda | Secretive Bilderberg Group Reverses Policy, Releases Press Release and Attendance List | Banks face “new world order,” consolidation: report
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