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Bam! Bam! Bam! Huge Financial Bombs Just Got Dropped All Over Europe

Bam! Bam! Bam! Huge Financial Bombs Just Got Dropped All Over Europe

The European debt crisis has just gone to an entirely new level.  Just when it seemed like things may be stabilizing somewhat, we get news of huge financial bombs being dropped all over Europe.  Very shortly after U.S. financial markets closed on Friday, S&P announced credit downgrades for nine European nations.  This included both...
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22 Reasons Why We Could See An Economic Collapse In Europe In 2012

22 Reasons Why We Could See An Economic Collapse In Europe In 2012

Will 2012 be the year that we see an economic collapse in Europe?  Before you dismiss the title of this article as "alarmist", read the facts listed in the rest of this article first.  Over the past several months, there has been an astonishing loss of confidence in the European financial system.  Right now,...
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Trouble

Trouble

The global economy is heading for a massive amount of trouble in the months ahead.  Right now we are seeing the beginning of a credit crunch that is shaping up to be very reminiscent of what we saw back in 2008.  Investors and big corporations are pulling huge amounts of money out of European...
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Bitcoin Prices Collapse — Again

Bitcoin Prices Collapse — Again

Bitcoin prices have taken a major downturn in the past 24 hours, dropping to a 3-week low of $2.11 at the MtGox bitcoin exchange. This was the largest single day sell-off in Bitcoin’s short history, with MtGox reporting a volume late Monday of nearly $1 million USD. Bitcoin prices have been in decline since hitting a...
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A Financial Nightmare For Italy: The Yield Curve For Italian Bonds Is Turning Upside Down

A Financial Nightmare For Italy: The Yield Curve For Italian Bonds Is Turning Upside Down

What we are all watching unfold right now is a complete and total financial nightmare for Italy.  Italian bond yields are soaring to incredibly dangerous levels, and now the yield curve for Italian bonds is turning upside down.  So what does that mean?  Normally, government debt securities that have a longer maturity pay a...
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