Reuters | Sony Corp stepped up efforts to turn around its unprofitable electronics operations.
Zero Hedge | “It is absolutely impossible to forecast” Ukraine’s exchange rate, BNP Paribas notes in an ominous report today.
Zero Hedge | “It’s not just tapering that is putting pressure on markets,” Marc Faber warns in this brief clip.
Michael Snyder | Did you see what just happened in Japan?
Washington’s Blog | Bitcoin Is Going Mainstream
New American | “I went to sleep Friday as a rich man. I woke up a poor man. I lost all my money.”
The Hill | The government will pay insurers $8 billion over the period but will collect $16 billion in return from companies.
Zero Hedge | Europe has an odd definition of recovery.
Paul Craig Roberts | Supply-side economics is an innovation in macroeconomic theory and policy.
Economic Collapse | That didn’t take long. On Monday, the Dow was down another 326 points.
Mac Slavo | It may be time to revisit the eerily prescient forecast of an elite insider.
Zero Hedge | Defaults have been increasingly minimised by uber aggressive policy responses.
Mac Slavo | He accurately predicted the trends that have shaped the last decade.
CNS News | Up 391 percent from when Bernanke took over as chairman in February 2006.
Paul Joseph Watson | Why are banking executives killing themselves?
Zero Hedge | There was a time – roughly between May 2010 and the spring fall of 2011 – when all the world had to worry about was Greece.
Zero Hedge | In a mere 140 seconds, Jim Grant explains to an almost stunned into silence Rick Santelli how we all “live in a valuation hall of mirrors” as the Fed manipulates everything.
Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler | Manipulation of the gold price is a foregone conclusion.
Lew Rockwell Blog | Women are paid less than men due to many economic factors that have nothing to do with discrimination on the basis of sex.
Business Insider | A civil war is emerging between Bitcoin’s earliest and most libertarian adopters.
London Telegraph | World risks deflationary shock as BRICS puncture credit bubbles.
Matthew Boesler | Global stock markets and emerging market currencies have gone from gains to losses in the span of the morning.
Zero Hedge | Presenting: the MyRA, and since it offers “guaranteed return and no risk” we now know where all the Fed’s bond trades will go to work once QE ends.
Zero Hedge | While Bitcoin (and Litecoin) garner the most attention in the cryptocurrency world, there are now 83 (and counting) virtual currencies to store your wealth in.
Bloomberg | Iceland let its banks fail in 2008 because they proved too big to save.
Zero Hedge | An analysis of Federal Reserve data suggests that half the U.S. population has seen a 40% decrease in wealth since 2007.
Paul Craig Roberts | What jobs are the displaced manufacturing workers to be trained for?
Zero Hedge | The US crackdown on Bitcoin has been long in coming.
RIA Novosti | Russia’s top monetary authority slammed digital currencies Monday, warning that Bitcoin use can lead to criminal charges in the country.
Washington’s Blog | QE3 Has Failed Miserably.
New American | While Wall Street declined by three percent over global growth concerns last week.
James B. Rogers | An examination of the real world indicates that the prize has a shaky basis in reality.
London Independent | Thomas Perkins, who is thought to be worth around $8bn, made the startling comparison in a letter to The Wall Street Journal
Business Insider | Emerging markets are getting roughed up.
Sky News | Lloyds, TSB and Halifax customers are demanding answers after their debit cards were declined and transactions disrupted.
Washington’s Blog | This story is starting to go mainstream.
Zero Hedge | Every time a TBTF bank releases its 10-Q, we head straight for the section, usually well over 100 pages in, that discloses the bank’s total profitable trading days.
Zero Hedge | The arrogance is incredible…
CNBC | U.S. stocks fell sharply.
Zero Hedge | “These [central bank] programs can’t go on forever.”
Zero Hedge | India may relax its gold capital controls.
sovereignman.com | As the saying goes, ‘desperate times call for desperate measures.’
Washington’s Blog | It’s a Myth that Conservatives Don’t Care About Inequality.
Michael Snyder | Have you been paying attention to what has been happening in Argentina, Venezuela, Brazil, Ukraine, Turkey and China?
Zero Hedge | Over the past year India’s attempt to impose price controls on gold imports has only achieved one thing: forced citizens to find ever newer and more creative means of smuggling gold.
bizpacreview | Mika Brzezinski feels no need to be subtle when pushing her liberal thoughts on the public.
Zero Hedge | The Caracas stock exchange of the socialist paradise has continued kicking ass and taking names.
South China Morning Post | Government resurrects proposal to help pay for welfare and education projects.
Zero Hedge | Two Las Vegas casinos will become the first known US gambling premises to accept the increasely popular cryptocurrency.
Prison Planet.com | O’Leary goofs up on TV.