Watch Capital Account Season 1
Minting the Plastic Coin & Countering Claims of Metals Manipulation W/Chris Martenson & Keith Weiner
aired: Thu, Jan 3, 2013
Is the stock market partying like its 1999? Despite major risks and lack of corporate transparency, the stock market has made strong gains over the last year.
Fed Guzzles Salt and Fresh Water Ideologies While Washington Strikes a "Dairy Deal"
aired: Tue, Jan 1, 2013
As we begin 2013, we reflect on some economic predictions that never came true. After the Fed's unprecedented actions in 2008, some predicted massive double digit inflation by now.
David Collum Presents His 2012 "Year in Review" Ahead of the Mayan Non-Apocalypse
aired: Thu, Dec 20, 2012
Today is the end date of the ancient Mayan Long Count calendar, which some believe marks the end of civilization.
Eric Fry and Joel Bowman Catch the Train of Opportunity On Their Way Out of the US!
aired: Wed, Dec 19, 2012
As the US fiscal cliff approaches, Reuters reports Republicans are preparing a House vote on John Boehner's 'Plan B,' a plan the White house has promised to veto.
Former Fed VP James Savage Takes Aim at Fedspeak + Car2Go CEO On Back2Future Travel!
aired: Tue, Dec 18, 2012
As expected, UBS settled over accusations of Libor rigging, paying a 1.5 billion dollar fine.
GATA's Bill Murphy & Chris Powell Call Out Gold and Silver Market Manipulation Conspiracy Critics
aired: Mon, Dec 17, 2012
Several Japanese pension funds started to invest in gold for the first time, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Neil Barofsky On UBS Criminal Charges for LIBOR and HSBC Money Laundering Wrist Slap
aired: Sun, Dec 16, 2012
UBS is expected to pay as much as 1.6 billion dollars to settle charges of Libor rigging with US, UK, and Swiss authorities, according to Bloomberg.
Jim Grant: Honey, I Shrunk the Yield Curve!!
aired: Thu, Dec 13, 2012
Whether it's going over the fiscal cliff or Spanish house prices suffering a severe fall, there seems to be a universal financial fear of gravity.
Cate Long: Muniland, The Happiest Place On Earth?
aired: Wed, Dec 12, 2012
Municipal bonds, traditionally seen as a safe investment, were the basis of Meredith Whitney's crisis warnings in 2010.
Stephanie Kelton On Modern Monetary Theory's Goals for Full Employment and Government Deficits
aired: Mon, Dec 10, 2012
When speaking about fiscal cliff solutions, anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist said President Obama has no more reason to increase taxes today than he did two years ago, when he extended the Bush tax cuts.
Eric Sprott: Silver to Outshine Gold As the Investment of This Decade
aired: Sun, Dec 9, 2012
Today news headlines proclaimed "Gold rises" due to Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's plans to resign, while CNBC cited expectations of future Federal Reserve easing.
Barry Habib and John Butler: Are We Buying Housing or Burning the Furniture?
aired: Thu, Dec 6, 2012
The BLS jobs number report for November came in better than expected with 146 thousand jobs added and unemployment dropping to 7.7 percent, the lowest since 2008.
Economic and Political Lessons from 1775, A Good Time for Revolution w/ Kevin Phillips
aired: Wed, Dec 5, 2012
When Timothy Geithner was asked if the administration is prepared to go over the Fiscal Cliff if Republicans do not agree to raise taxes on the wealthy (those earning 250,000 dollars per year or more), he responded "Absolutely."
Ex-CEO of Olympus Blows the Whistle On Fraud and a Culture of Dysfunction in Japan
aired: Tue, Dec 4, 2012
Recently, top bosses and executives at Olympus, the Japanese manufacturer of medical equipment and cameras, pleaded guilty to fraud in one of Japan's largest corporate scandals.
Eichengreen On the Gold Standard, the Dollar Standard, and a New Global Currency Order
aired: Mon, Dec 3, 2012
Yesterday the GOP made a counteroffer to the White House's Fiscal Cliff proposals.
Sheila Bair On the Consequences of ZIRP, Bank Bailouts, and a Post-Geithner Treasury!
aired: Sun, Dec 2, 2012
Wall Street banks, including Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, are looking to help their foreign customers skirt new US regulations for over-the-counter derivatives.
William Janeway: Bullish On Bubbles, Bearish On IPO's, and Bust'n On Carried Interest!
aired: Thu, Nov 29, 2012
It has been almost a month since the election, yet the Fiscal Cliff continues to drive the news cycle and Washington politics.
Bob English on Geithner Leaving Derivatives Backdoor Open as He Walks Out the Front!
aired: Wed, Nov 28, 2012
In Washington, not all deadlines are as pressing as the Fiscal Cliff.
Why Nations Fail and Robber Barons Succeed With Dr. James Robinson!
aired: Tue, Nov 27, 2012
It has been more than 10 years since Argentina defaulted on its debt, but the saga continues with creditors to this day.
The Dollar Collapse Revisited and a Bull Market in US Treasuries With Peter Schiff
aired: Mon, Nov 26, 2012
US Cyber Monday sales broke records as online shoppers shelled out 30 percent more on web deals compared to 2011.
Egypt's Market Plunge, US Food Bank Drought, and Turkish Gold Trade With Michael Krieger
aired: Sun, Nov 25, 2012
Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi struggles to resolve a political crisis created after he granted himself new powers by decree on Thursday.
Don't Be Fooled by Fiscal Cliff Circus, the Eurozone Drama Is Still a Crisis
aired: Thu, Nov 22, 2012
EU leaders failed to reach an agreement on a budget deal, as wealthier EU countries pushed for more restraint in the proposed 7 year spending plan.
Hedging Against Volatility in a Bull Market of Fear w/ Christopher Cole!
aired: Tue, Nov 20, 2012
Since the VIX is considered the stock market’s “fear gauge,” and its measure of volatility is currently very low, does this mean that the markets are back to normal?
Eric Hunsader On Sex and Corruption Lawsuit at the SEC and HFT Jaywalking
aired: Mon, Nov 19, 2012
The Securities and Exchange Commission expanded an enforcement probe, reportedly intensifying scrutiny of stock exchanges.
Steve Keen On Private Money Creation & the Myth of Fractional Reserve Lending
aired: Sun, Nov 18, 2012
Just 30 percent of S&P 500 companies beat top-line expectations while about 65 percent beat earnings expectations in the third quarter, according to Bloomberg.
A Critical Look at the IEA Outlook for American Energy Independence, Oil and Natural Gas
aired: Wed, Nov 14, 2012
Today Brent crude rose to $111 a barrel due to concerns over fighting between Israel and Gaza, according to Fox Business.
Chris Whalen Shatters Consensus On US Housing Recovery and Talks 'Basel III Cliff'
aired: Tue, Nov 13, 2012
US President Barack Obama announced that he will call for 1.6 trillion dollars in additional tax revenue when he enters Fiscal Cliff budget negotiations with congressional leaders on Friday.
CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton On HFT Regulations, Silver Manipulation Probe & MF Global
aired: Mon, Nov 12, 2012
Yesterday the New York Stock Exchange suspended trading in 216 companies for most of the day, according to the FT.
Greece Back On the Brink, IEA Projects US Oil Bonanza and a Betting On a Grand Fiscal Bargain!
aired: Sun, Nov 11, 2012
This weekend Athens passed a new austerity budget for 2013 with public sector cuts and privatization measures.
Mike Maloney On the Fiscal Cliff and the "Holy Sh*t" Demographic Bankrupting America
aired: Thu, Nov 8, 2012
Welcome to Capital Account. Bloomberg reports UK prosecutors are ready to arrest former traders and rate setters at UBS, RBS, and Barclays for questioning over their role in the Libor scandal.
Dan Ariely On Wall Street Fraud and the Psychology of a Cheater
aired: Wed, Nov 7, 2012
More than two dozen companies over the past five years neglected to tell investors they were preparing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis.
James Turk On the Overestimated Gold Stock, the German Repatriation, and an EU Crisis
aired: Tue, Nov 6, 2012
President Obama won re-election last night and during his victory speech he declared “What makes America exceptional are the bonds that hold together the most diverse nation on earth.”
Forecasting for the Post-Election Economy and a Post-Bernanke Federal Reserve
aired: Mon, Nov 5, 2012
Today US voters head to the polls to elect the next President and many congressional representatives.
The Consequences of Borrowing Stability from the Future to Forstall Volatility Today!!
aired: Sun, Nov 4, 2012
Bond speculators doubled their long exposure to US ten-year Treasuries last week, according to CFTC data reported by Reuters.
What Happens When Jobs Rise But Leave Wages and Living Standards Behind?
aired: Thu, Nov 1, 2012
The Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly jobs report for October revealed an unemployment rate increase of a tenth of a percent to 7.9 percent.
An Empire of Debt Leading to a "Crack-up" in the Global Monetary System With Bill Bonner
aired: Wed, Oct 31, 2012
US President Obama returned to the campaign trail today, holding his first post-Sandy event.
Jim Rogers Goes Short US Treasuries, Talks JP Morgan Silver, and a Boom in North Korea!
aired: Thu, Oct 25, 2012
US GDP rose by two percent in the third quarter, slightly above the 1.9 percent economists forecast.
An End to Exponential Easing at the Altar of Bernanke's Faith Based Inflation!
aired: Wed, Oct 24, 2012
The top executives at more than 80 big US corporations sent a letter to Congress asking for "comprehensive and pro-growth tax reform, which broadens the base, lowers rates, raises revenues and reduces the deficit."
The Precious Metal Barter Tax and IRS Mission Creep!
aired: Mon, Oct 22, 2012
Last night Barack Obama and Mitt Romney faced off in a debate on foreign policy, but foreign tax policy was not ever brought up.
Doug Casey On How to Hedge Against Political Risk in the Greater Depression
aired: Sun, Oct 21, 2012
Tonight, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama meet for their final Presidential debate, amid tightening polls.
Lew Rockwell Explains How the Federal Reserve Enables War, Empire, and Destroys the Middle Class
aired: Thu, Oct 18, 2012
The accused Federal Reserve bomb plotter's home country wants details on his case.
From Floppy Disk Crash of '87 to Flash Crash of Today With the Nanex Algo Hunter
aired: Wed, Oct 17, 2012
Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of Black Monday, the New York Stock Exchange's largest single day drop, in percentage terms, in its entire history.
Obamney vs Robama: an Anarchic View of America's Economic and Political Duopoly!
aired: Tue, Oct 16, 2012
Last night the two main contenders for US President debated issues including tax policy, jobs, energy, and the national debt.
Depression-Proof Banking and Monetary Mayhem in Myanmar w/ Chris Mayer!
aired: Sun, Oct 14, 2012
Finance Chiefs from around the world are concerned about another global recession, the eurozone crisis, the US fiscal cliff and a slowdown in major emerging economies.
Algorithmic Trading to Algorithmic Campaigning, Behind the Political Scene With Sasha Issenberg
aired: Thu, Oct 11, 2012
Last night was the US vice presidential debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan.
Stephen Leeb On the Missing Presidential Debate On Trickle up Economics & the Energy War
aired: Wed, Oct 10, 2012
The global rate cutting contest continues with two central banks reducing interest rates in the past 24 hours.
Nigel Farage On the Rise of UKIP, the Fall of Europe, and the Parallels for the US
aired: Tue, Oct 9, 2012
Nigel Farage is a UK politician with a strong US following. He has seen his own party, UKIP, grow from a fringe faction to a viable mainstream alternative.
Financial War in Iran, Riots in Greece and Jobless Conspiracies in the US
aired: Mon, Oct 8, 2012
The IMF lowered growth forecasts and warned of a world-wide recession in its World Economic Outlook report.
Joe Biden's Pre-Debate Gaffe Meets Jon Corzine's Orange Jumpsuit w/James Koutoulas!
aired: Sun, Oct 7, 2012
The first US vice presidential debate of the 2012 presidential race is a few days away.
Chris Martenson On What Job Numbers, the Fed, and a Drop in Oil Prices Are Hiding
aired: Thu, Oct 4, 2012
The ECB plans to use its unlimited bond buying program, known as OMT, to buy sovereign bonds for one or two months and then suspend purchases during an assessment period, according to Reuters.
GoldCore's Mark O'Byrne On the Fake Gold Scandal, Macro Gold, and the Risk On Trade
aired: Wed, Oct 3, 2012
Gold hit an 11 month high today, supposedly bolstered by signs that the ECB will keep borrowing costs low and the notion that the central bank stands ready to buy bonds in the secondary market.
Gerald Celente On the Presidential Reality Show and Lessons from the JFK Assassination
aired: Tue, Oct 2, 2012
Rarely do we ever delve into the space of politics and foreign policy, despite being situated in the nerve center of Pax Americana.
Reggie Middleton On Apple's "iBubble," and the JP Morgan/Bear Sterns Lawsuit
aired: Mon, Oct 1, 2012
In the most recent development of the Samsung vs. Apple patent war, Samsung is suing Apple on grounds that the iPhone 5 infringes on its patents.
Karl Denninger On the Hidden GDP Tax and Losing the Deficit Debate
aired: Sun, Sep 30, 2012
I'm Lauren Lyster in Washington D.C. US Presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama may be gearing for a "face-off" in their first presidential debate this Wednesday, but are they both already losers in the deficit debate?
Heidi Moore On Market Mysticism and Trading the Stars With Financial Astrology
aired: Thu, Sep 27, 2012
In today's show, we discuss the legacy of the financial crisis; a legacy that is still being "unwound" through the "too-big-to-fail" banking system, a cliche that our guest Heidi Moore, says may be too simplistic.
Matina Stevis On Human and Capital Flight Into and Out of Europe
aired: Tue, Sep 25, 2012
I'm Lauren Lyster in Washington D.C. Just when you thought the Eurozone crisis was getting a little boring, same old news
Jim Grant Offers His Observations On QE to Infinity and the Great Levitation!
aired: Sun, Sep 23, 2012
More than $100 billion of U.S. corporate-bonds were issued in September, the third time issuance has crossed that monthly threshold since 1995, according to data provider Dealogic.
David Stockman On Federal Reserve Arrogance and Monetary Mission Creep!
aired: Thu, Sep 20, 2012
Now that the Fed has announced QE3 and Japan announced QE 8, Brazil is threatening defensive measures and bringing talk of Currency wars back, according to multiple press reports.
John Mauldin and Jim Rickards Discuss the Looming Debt Crisis and the Fiscal Abyss!
aired: Wed, Sep 19, 2012
The Eurozone Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) points to a European recession, according to Markit Economics.
Senator Alan Simpson On the Deficit Cutting "Stink-Bomb" in Congress' Garden Party!
aired: Tue, Sep 18, 2012
Simpson-Bowles, Obama's bipartisan deficit commission of 2010, has become a political football in the Presidential race.
"QE to Infinity and Beyond," Says Mike Shedlock!
aired: Mon, Sep 17, 2012
Today we talk about "foot-in-mouth" disease, given Mitt Romney's recently exposed comments stating that 47 percent of voters believe they are victims and are dependent on the government.
Defining Libertarianism and Austrian Economics With Walter Block
aired: Sun, Sep 16, 2012
The US Treasury declined GM's offer to buy back 200 million of the 500 million shares the US currently holds, according to the Wall Street Journal. In 2009 GM received a $50 billion dollar bailout from taxpayers.
Deficit Spending and the "Coercion-Backed Greenback" With Edward Harrison
aired: Thu, Sep 13, 2012
US consumer prices rose in August by the most in three years. The Consumer Price Index increased .6 percent, with gasoline prices accounting for 80 percent of the rise.
Marc Faber On Hedging the Bernanke Put and QE3 With Gold, Land and Equities!
aired: Wed, Sep 12, 2012
The Fed gave the QE-addicted markets another dose of its stimulus drug today as it announced another securities purchase program.
The Sources of the Euro Crisis and the EU Superstate With Godfrey Bloom!
aired: Tue, Sep 11, 2012
Germany's Constitutional Court ruled the Eurozone's permanent bailout fund, also known as the ESM, does not violate the country's laws.
David Kotok On EU Fireflies and a Market Rehab for Easy Money!
aired: Mon, Sep 10, 2012
The headlines today tell two different narratives about the US stock market.
How the Market Can Cure the Health Care Crisis with Dr. Keith Smith!
aired: Sun, Sep 9, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised eyebrows yesterday when he said he would "not get rid of all of healthcare reform."
Mixing Oil and Water With Lindsay Hall and Stephen Leeb
aired: Thu, Sep 6, 2012
The jobs report released today reiterates a grim situation for millions of unemployed Americans.
Regaining Your Economic and Financial Independence With Kung Fu Finance Girl!
aired: Wed, Sep 5, 2012
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi announced a bond-purchase program in the euro zone with no set limit.
GATA's Bill Murphy On the JP Morgan Silver Shortage and the Next Bullion Bank Run!
aired: Tue, Sep 4, 2012
Gold futures slipped ahead of the ECB policy-setting meeting this week, or so the story goes.
Bob English Shines the Light of Inflation Upon the Shadow Banking System!
aired: Mon, Sep 3, 2012
Many have looked to Mario Draghi's leaked comments for hints about the upcoming European Central Bank' policy.
A Kondratieff Winter in the Midst of Summer?
aired: Thu, Aug 16, 2012
The Federal Reserve hawks are speaking out against the central bank taking more action, according to the Wall Street Journal. Why is so much attention given to the whims of central banks around the world?
Barry Ritholtz On the Ghosts Haunting the Zombified US Housing Market
aired: Wed, Aug 15, 2012
New home construction in the US fell in July, according to Commerce Department Data, another reminder of weakness in the housing market despite recent signs of recovery.
Richard Duncan On Riding Out This Depression On a Deflationary Debt Raft
aired: Tue, Aug 14, 2012
As the economic crisis unfolds, and we see evidence of ‘crony-capitalism’ and ‘corportasim’, we wonder if capitalism even still exists.
The Political Derivative of a Romney-Ryan Presidency in the Kleptocratic Age
aired: Sun, Aug 12, 2012
Mitt Romney has anointed Paul Ryan as his running mate for his presidential bid in 2012. What does this VP choice really mean for free market capitalism and fiscal reform, the pillars of Mitt Romney's electoral platform?
Dark Pools and High Frequency Drone Wars With Scott Patterson!
aired: Tue, Aug 7, 2012
The US stock market fluctuated today, following a three day advance in equities. A rally in Hewlett Packard shares tempered the Dallas Federal Reserve President's remarks that an adequate stimulus is in place, Bloomberg reports.
GATA's Chris Powell On the Silver Manipulation Probe and the Fed Gold Audit
aired: Mon, Aug 6, 2012
JP Morgan said in a court filing that PFG's subpoena of the bank may be overly burdensome. Will JP Morgan find a way to get out of it? It looks like they could be off the hook for accusations of silver manipulation.
Gone in Sixty Nanoseconds and Other "Knight-Time" Stories with David Greenberg
aired: Sun, Aug 5, 2012
Knight Capital, the market maker that lost a reported 440 million dollars off a "technical glitch," will get a $400 million lifeline from investors to stay afloat.
Michael Krieger On the Loss of Investor Confidence in the Rigged, Wall Street Casino!
aired: Thu, Aug 2, 2012
Jobs numbers are out for July. Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 163,000, beating expectations of 100,000, and the headline unemployment rate inched up from last month to 8.3 percent.
Retired Fraudster On the ABC's of Financial Fraud and Why It's Easier Than Ever!
aired: Wed, Aug 1, 2012
The dark Knight rises as dark pools of liquidity traded by robot computer algorithms went awry and threatened Knight Capital’s stability, costing the firm $440 million.
Peter Tchir On the ECB's Printers, LIBOR Litigation and the German Tipping Point!
aired: Tue, Jul 31, 2012
The Federal Reserve released its interest rate decision today: extremely low rates until late 2014.
Mike Maloney Tells Ben Bernanke to "Close up Shop" and Go Home
aired: Mon, Jul 30, 2012
The FOMC's two day meeting starts today and the ECB will meet later this week, amid the heightened expectations that the central banks are moving toward new actions.
From Natural Resources to Currency Wars with Rick Rule & Jim Rickards
aired: Wed, Jul 25, 2012
Today is a special episode, because not only do we have commodities and resource expert Rick Rule on the show, but fan favorite Jim Rickards is guest co-hosting with our own Lauren Lyster!
The Future of Farmland in a World of Financial Fraud and Safe Haven Bubbles!
aired: Tue, Jul 24, 2012
The Federal Reserve is moving closer to action…again. This, according to the Wall Street Journal, which reports that recent disappointing economic news has turned conversations inside the central bank towards the question of how and when to act.
Marc Faber On a Global Crash, the U.S. Treasury Bubble and China's Slowdown
aired: Mon, Jul 23, 2012
Another day with record lows for the US Treasury, both the 10-year and the 2-year. Could this be the biggest bubble we have ever seen?
Financial First Responders Discuss Whether US Has Become "Too Sexy to Survive"
aired: Sun, Jul 22, 2012
As stocks fall, volatility spikes, perceived safe haven yields hit record lows, potential criminal Libor charges loom, and headlines tout "Global Economy in Worst Shape Since 2009."
Revolutionary Cycles and the History of Financial Bubbles with Carlota Perez
aired: Thu, Jul 19, 2012
Rising food prices, called the next crisis, threaten an economy already in a tough spot as the drought pushes agriculture commodity prices to record highs.
Charles Ferguson On the Financial Landscape After 2008's "Inside Job"
aired: Wed, Jul 18, 2012
It's been roughly four years since the 2008 financial crisis, and it doesn't feel like a whole lot has changed on Wall Street.
Lew Rockwell Pins the Tail On Ben Bernanke and the Rest of Washington's Donkeys
aired: Tue, Jul 17, 2012
Ben Bernanke was back on the hill today, in his second day of testimony before members of Congress for his Semi-Annual Report.
Jim Grant On Safe-Haven Bubbles and a Bull Market in Black Walnut Trees!
aired: Thu, Jul 12, 2012
In 2008, a Barclays employee told the NY Federal Reserve that the bank, as well as other firms, were underreporting LIBOR.
Lauren Lyster Takes Wall Street's Bull by the Horns and Infiltrates the Trading Floor!
aired: Wed, Jul 11, 2012
We took the show on the road, taking Wall Street's bull by the horns?and well, something else too!
Paul "King" Krugman Knocked Off His Ivory Tower As Fools Sack the Hill!
aired: Tue, Jul 10, 2012
Minutes from the June FOMC meeting came out today. They revealed that a few Fed policy makers believe the central bank will probably need to take further action.
For Investors and Customers, PFG Is MF Global All Over Again
aired: Mon, Jul 9, 2012
More than $200 million in customer money is allegedly missing from the accounts of one of the largest, non-clearing, US futures commission merchants, PFG Best. That's according to regulators.
The Death of Price Signals and the Birth of a Faith-Based Financial System
aired: Sun, Jul 8, 2012
Bank of England Governor Paul Tucker faced UK lawmakers over the Barclays LIBOR scandal today.
Steve Keen On the Minsky Singularity and the Debt Black Hole's Event Horizon!
aired: Thu, Jul 5, 2012
Greece drops demands for softer bailout terms, fearing rejection from international lenders.
Reggie Middleton: As Nuclear Asset Winter Freezes Over, Central Banks Say "Start Your Engines!"
aired: Wed, Jul 4, 2012
Central banks issue the command to keep the easy money flowing.
Jim Rogers, War and the Financial Mafia: LIBOR, Centrals Banks and JP Morgan
aired: Mon, Jul 2, 2012
US manufacturingactivity contracts for the first time in 3 years...the weak ISM data came as a shock to economists reportedly.
Ruchir Sharma On the Latest and Greatest of Emerging Markets and Breakout Nations!
aired: Sun, Jul 1, 2012
Mexico has reportedly elected a new leader, the opposition candidate from the former ruling party, who is promising to put the country back in the big leagues of emerging economies.
Karl Denninger On Price Dictates, Credit Illusions and the Healthcare Fiasco
aired: Thu, Jun 28, 2012
European leaders have a breakthrough at their summit!
Nigel Farage On the Failings of the EU Summit and an Antidemocratic Europe
aired: Wed, Jun 27, 2012
European Leaders hold the umpteenth EU summit to try and save the monetary union and the Eurozone.
Community Banks Take On Wall Street As "Uncle Sam Meets Mr. Market"
aired: Tue, Jun 26, 2012
Barclays PLC and its subsidiaries will pay $450 million to settle with US and UK authorities over accusations the bank attempted to manipulate key interest rates to benefit derivatives trading positions.
Chris Martenson On Shadow Bankruns and How Central Banks Are Missing the Boat!
aired: Mon, Jun 25, 2012
Herman Van Rompuy has a plan for more European Integration.
Cyprus Lands in Europe's "Bailout Crosshairs," as the BIS Says "Hold the Presses!"
aired: Sun, Jun 24, 2012
On Friday, we had a week to save Europe, now we've got three days according to George Soros!
Gerald Celente On Hitler's Europe, Romney and Sons, and a Golden Summer
aired: Thu, Jun 21, 2012
Germany and Greece faced off today in the Eurocup 2012 with German newspapers pushing headlines like ?bye Greeks, we can?t save you today.?
Free-Market Banking Technology Fights the Intergalactic Monetary Mafia!
aired: Wed, Jun 20, 2012
Operation twist was announced yesterday, and this has revived the conversation about how the Fed is the only game in town?that it is the greatest barrier to economic progress.
Jim Rickards On the Latest Federal Reserve Rate Decision and Operation Twist 2.0
aired: Tue, Jun 19, 2012
Let's twist again like we did last September. The Federal Reserve announced today that it will be extending operation twist – it’s effort to twit the yield curve and keep long-term interest rates low.
The Failure of Big Government and the Public Patronage Pinata
aired: Mon, Jun 18, 2012
With the Greek elections taking place this past weekend, we have decided to devote a bit more time to the subject of Europe's debt crisis, and specifically, the case of Greece than other finance shows.
Behind the Scenes of Greek Elections, Machiavellian Politics and the German Sphinx
aired: Sun, Jun 17, 2012
Yesterday, we saw a second round of Greek elections in as many months, after the ones in May resulted in an inability by the parties to form a viable coalition to govern the country.
Laying the Groundwork for a Default and Eurozone Exit Ahead of Greek Elections
aired: Thu, Jun 14, 2012
No matter the outcome of the Greek election on Sunday, Monday will certainly be an interesting day for global markets.
Energy Expert Byron King On Peak Oil, Natural Gas and Rare Earth's!
aired: Wed, Jun 13, 2012
Brent and WTI crude oil prices have been close to an eight-month low as OPEC meets to talk about production quotas.
From Crowd Funding Europe's Future to the Future of Gold and the US Dollar
aired: Mon, Jun 11, 2012
The Eurozone debt crisis plot thickens today as Spanish government borrowing costs soared to their highest level since the launch of the Euro.
Yanis Varoufakis on Europe's "Dickensian Workhouse" and the Fiscal Waterboarding of Spain
aired: Sun, Jun 10, 2012
When we talk about bank recapitalizations or rescue plans, what usually captures headlines are dollar or euro amounts, the names of various abbreviated, bailout vehicles -- be they the EFSF or the ESM.
Gonzalo Lira On a Eurozone Marriage Turned Orgy and a Latin American Divorce
aired: Thu, Jun 7, 2012
Spain is poised to seek a bailout for its banks possibly as early as tomorrow, according to media reports.
Nomi Prins On Banker's Gone Bad: MF'ers, BoA, and Spanish Bond Bashing
aired: Mon, Jun 4, 2012
MF Global's creditors could have more than three billion dollars in claims against the failed firm.
Robert Prechter On the Bullishness of an EU Breakup and the Coming Global Deflation
aired: Sun, Jun 3, 2012
Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros says the EU is like a bubble and authorities will not be able to meet the demands of the market coming up. It doesn't keep Eurocrats from pushing for new master integration plans.
Mike Shedlock On the Spexit, the Grexit and Running for the Eurozone Exit!
aired: Wed, May 30, 2012
A slew of bad news out of Europe, as Irish voters today attempt to exercise their sovereignty and cast their ballots in a referendum on Europe's fiscal consolidation treaty.
TV Exclusive Interview of CBO Mortgage Fraud Whistleblower!
aired: Tue, May 29, 2012
On today's show, we have a story you may have not heard before, from a person that you have definitely not heard from before.
John Butler On the Dollar Liability and Gold's Role As Insurance
aired: Mon, May 28, 2012
China and Japan are scheduled to start trading in their own currencies Friday. The Japanese Finance Minister came out with this news.
Reggie Middleton Breaks Down "Muppetology" and the Chinese Wall!
aired: Thu, May 24, 2012
It's been a week since Facebook's disastrous debut. The stock didn't even get that initial pop that we have been so used to.
Is Talk of a "Grexit" the Smoke Screen for a Global Economic Meltdown?
aired: Wed, May 23, 2012
Working in broadcast media, it is easy to get sucked into the vortex of the 24-hournews cycle, with all its spin, its nonsense, and its manufactured sense of urgency.
The US Treasury Prize, The Euro Demise, and Facebook Lies W/Paul Craig Roberts
aired: Tue, May 22, 2012
As an informal summit of European leaders has observers seeking signs of the eurozone's direction
JP Morgan's Regulatory Arbitrage of Turning Financial Loss Into Political Profit
aired: Sun, May 20, 2012
Bloomberg reports investors are worried JP Morgan is planning to pull back in the European mortgage bond market in the wake of the CIO disaster, causing significant volatility.
Facebooks IPO Bombs and Hot Tech Companies Cook the Books
aired: Thu, May 17, 2012
All eyes seemed to be on Facebook's IPO today.
Chris Whalen Drops the F Bomb On Wall Street While Sounding the Bankruptcy Alarm!
aired: Wed, May 16, 2012
World leaders arrive in the US for the G8 Summit.
Jim Rickards On Europe's Bank Run and Why JP Morgan Was Late to "Puke the Trade"
aired: Tue, May 15, 2012
Minutes are out from the Federal Reserve's latest open market committee meeting.
Is Jamie Dimon the "World's Funniest Financier?"
aired: Mon, May 14, 2012
JP Morgan held its shareholder meeting today in the midst of whale-gate.
Beyond Currency Wars, the Coming Global Gold Standard
aired: Sun, Apr 1, 2012
What we are seeing across the Western world is exactly what happens when faith in the systems of governance.