Financial crisis

Warning: European Guidelines for Looting Your Bank Accounts Are Now Official
Published by Philippe Herlin | Dec 18, 2013 | Articles

We’ve already talked about what happened in Cyprus last April : the confiscation of bank accounts over 100,000 euros to shore up local failing banks. We also explained that it was but a rehearsal for future settlement of banking crises : directly looting depositors’ accounts. And, case in point, there is a project being put in place to formalise this procedure.

Read this article








IMF Condoning the Plundering of Bank Accounts
Published by Philippe Herlin | Oct 16, 2013 | Articles

As we’ve been saying at the time, the spoliation of bank accounts in Cyprus this last March to save their banks was but a general rehearsal. We’ve also learned that there is a european proposal on the table to have depositors of over 100,000 euros contribute should there be a bank bailout in a Eurozone country. And now, the IMF is contemplating a 10% tax on all deposits (for every household, not only those over 100,000 euros) in order to diminish the sovereign debt.

Read this article

Bernanke’s « Syrian Moment »
Published by Fabrice Drouin Ristori | Sep 29, 2013 | Articles

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s decision to go ahead with unabated quantitative easing (QE) seems to have taken many by surprise. To such an extent that, from now on, the major market participants are saying they have totally lost faith in Ben Bernanke. True, Ben Bernanke has been saying constantly, for the last four years, he would first taper and then end his QE plans, and then, at each FOMC meeting, he has been saying the opposite. The Fed has printed over $3Trillion since 2007.

Read this article