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The Shell Game - How the Federal Reserve is Monetizing Debt

Discussion in 'Finance & Banking' started by Tropo, 4th Sep, 2009.

  1. Tropo

    Tropo Well-Known Member

    17th Aug, 2005
    The Shell Game - How the Federal Reserve is Monetizing Debt

    This report will wade through some technical details in order to illuminate a complicated issue, but you should take the time to learn about this because it is essential to understanding what the future may hold.
    One of the most important questions of the day concerns how the dollar will fare in the coming months and years.
    If you are working for a wage, it is essential to know whether you should save or spend that money.
    If you have assets to protect, where you place those monies is vitally important and could make the difference between a relatively pleasant future and a difficult one.
    If you have any interest at all in where interest rates are headed, you'll want to understand this story.
    There are three major tripwires strung across our landscape, any of which could rather suddenly change the game, if triggered. One is a sudden rush into material goods and commodities, that might occur if (or when) the truly wealthy ever catch on that paper wealth is a doomed concept.
    A second would occur if (or when) the largest and most dangerous bubble of them all, government debt, finally bursts. And the third concerns the dollar itself.
    In this report, we will explore the relationship between those last two tripwires, government debt and the dollar.
    more....Central Banks - The Shell Game - How the Federal Reserve is Monetizing Debt - Aug. 2, 2009 | Martenson Reports at Chris Martenson - Central Banks, Federal Reserve, Martenson Report, Treasury bills, Treasury bonds
  2. davo6253

    davo6253 Well-Known Member

    11th Jul, 2008
    Melbourne, Victoria
    Very interesting article thanks for that Tropo.... When I first found out that central banks we're privately owned are there is no real regulation on what they do I was shocked, I wonder what would happen if everyone knew what they were up to.
  3. AsxBroker

    AsxBroker Well-Known Member

    8th Sep, 2007
    Sydney, NSW
    Hi Tropo,

    Interesting article, most of Chris Martensons ideas are based on logarithmic graphs. Watch his video's, it's quite long but it all makes sense. Though he bagged it in one when he said "The forces aligned to prevent a dollar collapse are numerous" and I think that the government's will continually align to avoid collapses in general. Realistically, the governments will keep on printing money until they run out of paper to print it on.

    Yes it is one big Ponzi scheme and as long as the population is growing this isn't a problem, just like with any pyramid scheme you eventually sign up everyone possible. If the population slows down then their is a "regression".

    It's all very interesting stuff though there is no word yet on the new BP find of oil and how this effects peak oil, etc.


  4. ashwright

    ashwright Well-Known Member

    30th Nov, 2007
    Brisbane, Qld
    The Reserve Bank of Australia is owned by the Australian Government, all profits go to the government. It is not privately owned.

    RBA: Overview of Functions and Operations