Selected Articles: Failed Monetary Policy and the Decline of the “Rule of Law” in the West

central-banks-economy 2Federal Reserve Intentionally “Front-Loaded An Enormous [Stock] Market Rally in Order to Create a Wealth Effect”: Former Fed Official

By Washington’s Blog, January 06 2016

Central banks – including the Bank of Japan, Bank of Israel, Bank of Switzerland and the Czech Republic– have been buying stocks to prop up their nations’ stock markets. We’ve noted for years that Fed policy is aimed at boosting stocks, as well.

IMF_450478c-400x266Chinese Yuan Incorporated into IMF Special Drawing Rights (SDR): US Congress Gives In and Endorses the IMF Quotas Reform

By Ariel Noyola Rodríguez, January 06 2016

(…) now, thanks to approval from the US Congress, the IMF will finally be able to implement the reform of the quotas representation system, China and other emerging countries will increase their power in decision-making, whilst European countries will lose relevance.

wall streetWall Street Kicks Off 2016 with a Faceplant

By Mike Whitney, January 06 2016

The combination of dreary economic data, shrinking profits, dwindling capital investment, sub-par growth, and higher interest rates has put Wall Street in a foul mood foreshadowing a volatile and bumpy year ahead with little cause for celebration.

Global markets fall as fears grow over Spanish debt crisisMass Privatization and Britain’s Spiralling Public Debt, The Result of Failed Economic Policies

By Graham Vanbergen, January 04 2016

Public sector debt, that is the national debt that is declared as debt on the books of UKplc stands at around £1.6 trillion or 81% of GDP (all goods and services produced by the nation in one year).

Who Does The Law Serve?The Rule Of Law No Longer Exists In Western Civilization

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, January 06 2016

Putin is correct. America and its vassals are lawless. No one is safe from the government.

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