Tag Archive : quantitative easing

European Central Bank, Federal Reserve Prepare Public for Quantitative Easing

More Quantitative Easing (QE) could be coming to the US and Eurozone as soon as the end of the year. The European Central Bank is preparing to cut interest rates and start a new round of bond purchases come Autumn to stymy economic uncertainty amid a global economic slowdown. The Federal Reserve has indicated that it too is considering aggressive asset purchases.

ECB Bank president Mario Draghi has made it clear that all options are on the table for the ECB, which oversees an export-driven European economy that is currently enduring a considerable slowdown due to the German economy’s poor economic indicators, tensions between Brussels and Italy over the latter’s budgetary policy, as well as the threat of a No Deal Brexit. Read More

Gold Volatile On Draghi’s QE & Far-Left Syriza Election

With gold dropping Monday due to news in Greece of the far-left Syriza party winning Sunday’s general election, which resulted in the euro falling to 11-year lows in the wake of Mario Draghi’s fateful decision to implement quantitative easing, the fate of Europe has become ever more uncertain. With a lot unfolding in Europe, the spot gold price at $1,282/20/1,283.00 fell south to $11.20 on Friday’s close, trading within an intraday range of $19. By Tuesday it had climbed $13, spelling out the high volatility of the time. Read More

Gold Price Stabilizes As European Central Bank Announces Quantitative Easing

Gold and silverbugs are starting to think things are changing in the precious metals market, even if most commodities are still a bit off. That demand has increased is typical for December, but prices are higher than they’ve been in quite awhile. Five months in fact. Read More

The State Of Major Modern Nation-State Economies & The Real Bitcoin Economy

If it weren’t for monumental quantitative easing programs, the world’s economic leaders would not be hiring the bit faster nor creating a few more jobs as they currently are.

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Bitcoin Vs. Fiat’s Best: The Norwegian Kroner

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A “safe” fiat currency? There can be no such thing…

Or can there?

First of all, a nation’s currency is issued by its central bank, and a central bank, just like an ordinary bank, has assets and liabilities.

Assets that a central bank might have are things such as government bonds and gold. A central bank’s liabilities include the nation’s money supply, known as central banks ‘notes,’ even though most of these exist digitally these days. Read More