George Soros Says He’d Invest $1 Billion to Save Ukraine From Russia — but He Has Some Conditions

Zach Noble The Blaze 3/30/2015

…Soros has long pushed for a $50 billion financing package to aid Ukraine, Reuters noted.

“I stand ready,” Soros said. “There are concrete investment ideas, for example in agriculture and infrastructure projects. I would put in $1 billion.”

Of course, Soros added a caveat besides saying other Western investors and […]

Soros says gold safe haven no more, but sees cbank support

Reuters 4/8/2013

Institutional investor George Soros said gold has been destroyed as a safe-haven asset, but expects continued central bank buying to support prices, the South China Morning Post reported.

“Gold was destroyed as a safe haven, proved to be unsafe. Because of the disappointment, most people are reducing their holdings of gold,” Soros told […]

How the Fed is creating a new feudalism

Conn Corroll The Washington Examiner 3/16/2013

Over a decade ago in 2001, the Federal Reserve planted the seeds of the 2008 financial crisis by lowering its target for the federal funds rate from 6.25 percent to 1.75 percent. Since this interest rate is a benchmark number used throughout financial markets, many first-time homebuyers were able […]

Posing as Banker, James O’Keefe Finds Anti-Capitalist Protesters Looking for Some Venture Capital at #OccupyWallStreet

Breitbart.tv 10/11/2011

Independent filmmaker James O’Keefe dressed as a Wall Street Banker and spoke with anti-capitalist protesters at “Occupy Wall Street.” Some of the protesters were doing some seriously high-end pan handling.

 

Related: ACORN a chief organizing force behind #Occupy protests

Also, at The Blaze, new video: Free, full-color newspaper [“Occupied Wall Street […]

America’s banana republic economy

by James Pethokoukis Reuters Blogs October 20th, 2009

Is the decline in the dollar merely a “return to normalcy” story, as many bulls contend, and not a harbinger of a coming currency crisis?

Short version: The 2008 financial crisis and ensuing collapse in confidence drove investors to dollars and dollar-based instruments. And as the crisis […]