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  • It might surprise many, nonetheless, governments have routinely spent more than they take in from taxes. In ancient times, governments simply minted more coins to fund their operations; they generally did not borrow.

    Have Governments Always Spent More Than Tax Revenues?

    It might surprise many, nonetheless, governments have routinely spent more than they take in from taxes. In ancient times, governments simply minted more coins to fund their operations; they generally did not borrow.

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  • The plunge in oil prices may jeopardize almost $125 million of securitized loans backed by real estate in North Dakota, as drillers in the state scale back operations, Morningstar Credit Ratings LLC said.

    Oil Slump Threatens $125 Million in North Dakota Property Debt

    The plunge in oil prices may jeopardize almost $125 million of securitized loans backed by real estate in North Dakota, as drillers in the state scale back operations, Morningstar Credit Ratings LLC said.

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  • WHAT is causing the problems? All of this insanity is created by DEBT & TAXES. Governments have grown way too big and consume way too much as a proportion of GDP. They keep trying to pretend they are helping, but can never get anything right because they get in the way.

    The Insanity of the Housing Market

    WHAT is causing the problems? All of this insanity is created by DEBT & TAXES. Governments have grown way too big and consume way too much as a proportion of GDP. They keep trying to pretend they are helping, but can never get anything right because they get in the way.

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  • These funds will often buy debt at a huge discount and then use teams of lawyers to try to force full payment. Vulture funds play the same role as the Roman army during the collapse of Rome — cannibalizing their on country for immediate gains.

    The Conspiracy of Collapse

    These funds will often buy debt at a huge discount and then use teams of lawyers to try to force full payment. Vulture funds play the same role as the Roman army during the collapse of Rome — cannibalizing their on country for immediate gains.

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  • Banks including Wells Fargo have recently spoken about the dangers of low oil prices that could make exploration companies and oil producers unable to pay their loans. There are now five times as many oil and gas loans in danger of default to the oil and gas sector as there were a year ago, a trio of US regulators warned in November.

    US banks hit by cheap oil as Opec warns of long-term low

    Banks including Wells Fargo have recently spoken about the dangers of low oil prices that could make exploration companies and oil producers unable to pay their loans. There are now five times as many oil and gas loans in danger of default to the oil and gas sector as there were a year ago, a trio of US regulators warned in November.

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  • The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia increased by 0.32% to US$94.9 billion (RM421.6 billion) as at Dec 15, 2015, from US$94.6 billion (RM420.1 billion) as at Nov 30, 2015.

    Bank Negara’s international reserves up 0.32% at US$94.9b

    The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia increased by 0.32% to US$94.9 billion (RM421.6 billion) as at Dec 15, 2015, from US$94.6 billion (RM420.1 billion) as at Nov 30, 2015.

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  • The Euro has rallied sharply as typical when you sell the rumor but buy the news. Many were expecting tougher measures so they were disappointed and covered their shorts. The turning points were the 2nd and then Monday 7th.

    Euro Knee Jerk Reaction of Sell the Rumor Buy the News?

    The Euro has rallied sharply as typical when you sell the rumor but buy the news. Many were expecting tougher measures so they were disappointed and covered their shorts. The turning points were the 2nd and then Monday 7th.

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  • The gold promoters’ fundamental explanation has done a tremendous amount of damage. They have wrongly linked gold to geopolitical events as if it were somehow always bullish regardless of where the event takes place. Capital always flees from the battlefield. During WWI and WWII, money fled to the USA, and at the end of the day, the USA had the greatest gold reserves.

    Gold, Geopolitics, & the Dollar

    The gold promoters’ fundamental explanation has done a tremendous amount of damage. They have wrongly linked gold to geopolitical events as if it were somehow always bullish regardless of where the event takes place. Capital always flees from the battlefield. During WWI and WWII, money fled to the USA, and at the end of the day, the USA had the greatest gold reserves.

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  • When I say we have THE largest database known to humankind, I am not exaggerating. You cannot create models if you lack the data to input. How can you forecast a debt crisis or list the possible outcomes without understanding how such a crisis has been resolved throughout history or how they appeared in the first place. People can pretend to do what we do, but how is that possible without the data?

    Debt Forgiveness / Cancellations

    When I say we have THE largest database known to humankind, I am not exaggerating. You cannot create models if you lack the data to input. How can you forecast a debt crisis or list the possible outcomes without understanding how such a crisis has been resolved throughout history or how they appeared in the first place. People can pretend to do what we do, but how is that possible without the data?

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  • So whom has the bonds and will take the loss? Guess who? The central banks. They are loaded to the gills and cannot sell the long-bonds they bought. There is no bid. In this debt crisis, there is no bid for debt, which is typically how empires, nations, & city-states collapse.

    The Bond Crisis & 2015.75

    So whom has the bonds and will take the loss? Guess who? The central banks. They are loaded to the gills and cannot sell the long-bonds they bought. There is no bid. In this debt crisis, there is no bid for debt, which is typically how empires, nations, & city-states collapse.

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