Friday, August 26, 2011

Weekend Chillout

With the news this week of Hugo Chavez wanting to get his country's gold back from the BOE and other associated banksters I thought it fitting to have some more classic Beatles.......

Markets awaiting Bernanke's Jackson Hole speach


August 25, 2011

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The last time Ben Bernanke communicated to the public, the US stock market jumped, then plunged, and then soared, all over a few minutes — no one was sure if his statement boded good or bad for the economy.

So when the US Federal Reserve chairman speaks at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Friday, after weeks of extreme market turbulence, hopes are that he will deliver some clarity both on the economy’s state and whether the Fed will give it a new boost.

With growth in a near-stall, and vulnerable to turbulence imported from troubled Europe, investors want a clear signal that the US central bank chief is ready to act to prevent a return to recession.

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McCain flies from reality with revolution forecasts

Fail Trail: 'Gaddafi idiotically embraced neo-liberalism'

From: RussiaToday | Aug 25, 2011

A spokesman for Colonel Gaddafi's regime has promised Libya will become a "volcano of fire". Loyalist forces have continually vowed to keep fighting, pointing to a prolonged civil war. RT gets more analysis from author and journalist Afshin Rattansi.

Keiser Report: Myotonic Markets

One of Stacy's best reports. If you are short for time watch from 11:00 - 12:30 min mark.

by on Aug 25, 2011

This time Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, discuss the Fainting Bankers of Wall Street and the myotonic markets they inspire. In the second half of the show Max talks to Chris Martenson about the insolvency of the banking system and about Dr. Bernanke's misdiagnosis of the cause of the financial crisis.