The Iceland Example: What Internet Censorships Aims To Block

The Iceland Example: What Internet Censorships Aims To Block

The global economic collapse of 2008 spared few countries from its wrath, with many still suffering the consequences today. While Canada, the United States and most of Europe turned on the printing presses and bailed out their banks, one of our Arctic neighbors had different ideas. As revolutionary and commendable as those deeds were, most […]

NATO-Commissioned Report Says Killing Hackers Is Basically OK

(GIZMODO)   Cyber-warfare is all well and civilized when it’s confined to a tit-for-tat hacking of banks, but it’s got the potential to spiral out of control real fast. To try and prevent that, and save the world from a hacked-WoW-account-induced apocalypse, NATO’s commissioned a set of international laws to try and make cyber-warfare more…civilized. Despite how it […]

NC Sen. Phil Berger’s most campaign contributors are big banks, big pharma, big telecom!

NC Sen. Phil Berger’s most campaign contributors are big banks, big pharma, big telecom!

Author: Brian D. Hill Source: USWGO Alternative News According to FollowTheMoney.org and other places I have investigated NC Senator Philip Edward Berger’s political campaign contributors, he receives quite a bit from Big banks, big Pharma, and big telecom corporations. The Noteworthy contributors listed by FollowTheMoney is as follows. I have also decided to group big […]

Markets Rally After 81bn-Pound Spain Bank Bailout

ShareThis Markets Rally After £81bn Spain Bank Bailout 11 Jun 2012 Asian stocks and the euro rose sharply after Spain sought a lifeline for its ailing banks, easing fears that Europe’s debt crisis was about to spin out of control. The markets rallied after Spain asked finance ministers from the 17 euro-using countries to rescue […]

Western banks ‘reaping billions from Colombian cocaine trade’

ShareThis Western banks ‘reaping billions from Colombian cocaine trade’ 02 Jun 2012 The vast profits made from drug production and trafficking are overwhelmingly reaped in rich “consuming” countries – principally across Europe and in the US – rather than “producing” nations such as Colombia and Mexico, new research has revealed. And its authors claim that […]

12 year old Victoria Grant explains how banks commit fraud

12 yr old Victoria Grant explains how banks commit fraud

A 12 year old child explains the mechanism used by banks to commit fraud.              

Fed stress testing banks against 13% unemployment, 50% drop in stock market

By Joe Weisenthal | BusinessInsider.com The Fed just announced that the latest round of bank stress tests will come out Thursday at 4:30 PM ET. As a reminder, this is the doom scenario banks will be stress tested against: The supervisory stress scenario for CCAR 2012, which was designed in November 2011, depicts a severe […]

3 doomsaying experts who foresee economic devastation ahead

By Adam Shell, USA TODAY Behind the mainstream Wall Street happy talk about more stable financial markets and an improving economy are grim warnings of tough times ahead from a small cadre of doomsayers who warn that the worst of the financial crisis is still to come. Harry Dent, author of the new book The […]

Buffett: Banks Victimized by Evicted Homeowners

By Andrew Frye, Bloomberg.com Warren Buffett, who controls the biggest shareholding of the No. 1 U.S. mortgage lender, said banks were victimized by some homeowners who refinanced their loans before getting evicted. “Large numbers of people who have ‘lost’ their house through foreclosure have actually realized a profit because they carried out refinancings earlier that […]

Banking, Housing and Mortgages

The Intel Hub James Hall February 9, 2012 The primary players that caused the housing bubble are: 1) The banking institutions that bundled and sold very risky mortgages 2) The Wall Street firms that bought these instruments and hedged for a default hazard by booking speculative derivative insurance that could never pay off on massive […]