Friday, December 5, 2014

Chinese business leaders flock to Australia

Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014
Some of China's most illustrious business leaders arrived in Australia this past week on the hunt for investments. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.

Weekend Chillout - Besame Mucho

With the ECB and Super Mario Draghi saying that the bank will buy mucho anything (but not gold) I thought we would go The Full Mucho with this weekend's chillout.

Actually so Mucho that I am going to attend the launch of Frances Madden band's first studio album this Saturday night at an underground jazz club in Sydney. If you would also like to come along the details are here

Draghi - "We will buy all assets but Gold"

Always the Western Central Banker, when discussing QE Draghi says - "We discussed (buying) all assets but Gold"

Dec. 5 (Bloomberg) -- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi spoke at a news conference in Frankfurt on Dec. 4 about interest rates, the euro-area economy and details of the ECB's purchase of covered bonds and asset-backed securities. (Excerpts. Video courtesy of European Central Bank. Source: Bloomberg).

Keiser Report: Dutch Gold Repatriation

From RT

Published on Dec 4, 2014

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert are joined by Liam Halligan of Business New Europe ( to discuss Martin Wolf’s analytical article in the Financial Times about the “radical measures” needed to combat our “unusual economic ills.” They also discuss Max’s response, published as the lead “Letters” item in the FT. In the second half, Max interviews Chris Powell of GATA about the failed Swiss Gold Initiative, the successful Dutch repatriation of 122 tons of gold and about the negative GOFO rates in the gold market.