The Big Picture: From banking crisis to sovereign debt crisis to currency crisis (diagram)

Last week’s article ‘The Big Picture: From banking crisis to sovereign debt crisis to currency crisis’, provides a brief outline of each of the macro forces and trends that are currently impacting the global economy and financial markets. Today’s article attempts to show these forces in visual form so that investors can begin to understand the interplay between them.

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The Big Picture: From banking crisis to sovereign debt crisis to currency crisis

This article attempts to outline all the macro forces and trends that are currently impacting the global economy and financial markets. It is only by understanding all of these forces (and the interplay between them) that investors can begin to see the inevitable path from banking crisis to sovereign debt crisis to currency crisis.

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The geopolitics of gold

Western central banks have got themselves horribly wrong-footed as a result of not adjusting their anti-gold policies to allow for the realities of Asian gold demand. Though their dealings are shrouded in secrecy, there is compelling evidence that much – if not most – of Western central bank gold has been quietly sold over the last three decades.

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Washington Debate “Holding Investors Hostage”, But Gold “Sees Downward Momentum Slowing”

U.S. dollar gold prices climbed back above $1670 an ounce Thursday lunchtime in London, following two days of losses that saw gold in Dollars fall to its lowest level since August, while stocks and commodities were little changed on the day and US Treasuries gained.

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Why Iran is experiencing hyperinflation & why we could too

The value of the Iranian currency, the rial, has plummeted in recent weeks triggering a condition known as hyperinflation. However there is very little analysis in the news as to why this has happened. This article explains why Iran is experiencing hyperinflation & we could too.

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Death Knells for the US Dollar: Part I

The recent decision by the Fed to contaminate the financial body until it responds favorably was the last straw in my book. Witness a declaration of permanent QE and hyper monetary inflation of the most virulent strain. The signal serves as the loudest death knell for the US Dollar.

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247Bull editor interviewed on US financial radio station TRUNEWS

On Friday, the editor of 247bull.com, Ben Mountifield, was interviewed on US financial radio station TRUNEWS. The interview covers: The continued rise of gold as the best alternative to paper money, the goals of QE, how the global financial/ debt crisis gets resolved, and what all this means for investors.

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A Bankrupt World Is An Unstable World

Remember when our problems were mostly just financial, when the scariest possibility was Greece leaving the eurozone and a few zombie banks evaporating? Those were the days. This week, geopolitics — that is, guns, bombs, and ideology — pushed finance off the front burner.

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