Monthly Archives: December 2016

  1. When You Thought Trade Deals Could Not Get Any Worse — Enter Wall Street.

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    28/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    What connects two proposed gold mines, one in the high-altitude wetlands of Colombia and one in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania?

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  2. Even as Global Trade Dropped, US Arms Sales Boomed in 2015

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    28/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    Even as other nations tighten budgets for weapons amid domestic financial concerns, US manages to sell $40 billion in one …
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  3. The Italian Bank Run: Monte Paschi Capital Shortfall Surges 75%

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    27/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    the biggest danger for both Monte Paschi, and Italy’s banking system in general, is that retail depositor confidence in the Siena bank is shaken enough to lead to a bank run either in the world’s oldest bank, or worse, across the entire Italian banking sector

  4. France Comes up with a Real Jewel to Prop up its 4 TBTF Banks

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    23/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    To cover a capital shortfall of €50 billion. TBTF banks in Europe are facing regulatory pressure to issue increasingly more …
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  5. How Did a Nation Crippled by Wall Street Billionaires End Up With Them Running the Country?

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    23/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    By Pam Martens and Russ Martens and cross-posted from Wall Street on Parade Donald Trump is increasingly looking like Wall …
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  6. Nightmare Before Christmas for Spanish Banks

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    22/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    The European Court of Justice refused to listen. The European Court of Justice just delivered a landmark ruling that could …
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  7. 2016: The Year the Media Broke

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    22/12/2016 by Don Quijones

    By former UK ambassador Craig Murray and cross-posted from his blog Rupert Murdoch’s bid for a full takeover of Sky …
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