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Greece Contemplates Nuclear Options: May Print Euros, Launch Parallel Currency, Nationalize Banks

July 5th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-07-05/greece-contemplates-nuclear-options-may-print-euros-implement-parallel-currency-nati

Greek ministry of finance Yanis Varoufakis: examining options to take direct control of banking system rather than seizure of depositor savings. We have to restore stability to the system, with or without the help of the ECB. We have the capacity to print €20 notes."

The State of Pot: Washington State Earns $70 Million in Tax Revenues

July 5th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://sputniknews.com/us/20150705/1024213673.html

Nearly a year after legal pot shops opened their doors in Washington state, sales are at an all-time high of $1.4 million per day and tax revenue on cannabis has spiked to $70 million, exceeding expectations, prices for recreational marijuana coming down.

Health Insurance Companies Seek Big Rate Increases for 2016

July 5th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10141136383

Health insurance companies around the country are seeking rate increases of 20 to 40 percent or more, saying their new customers under the Affordable Care Act turned out to be sicker than expected. Federal officials say they are determined to see that the requests are scaled back.

Capitalism Has Become Socially Dysfunctional

July 4th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2015/07/04/capitalism-become-socially-dysfunctional/

Capitalism has become socially dysfunctional system focused on pillage, not growth of consumer income that sustains and grows markets for goods and services. Iceland rejected the debts, refused to pay them, now recovering. Irish brainwashed into accepting austerity, looting of Ireland continues.

Connecticut Just Passed a Law Requiring Bosses Who Steal Workers' Wages to Pay Them Back Double

July 4th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/31680-connecticut-just-passed-a-law-requiring-bosses-who-steal-workers-wages-to-pay-them-back-double

Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy signed into law Senate Bill 914, allows victims of wage theft to collect double amount due them. Ten states make an employer liable for triple damages.”60 percent of workers in low-wage industries suffer wage violations each week, few incentives for employer to not steal.

Report: Argentinean Government Robs Over 90% Of Farmer Profits

July 4th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://govtslaves.info/report-argentinean-government-robs-over-90-of-farmer-profits/

Foundation for Agricultural Development in Argentina (FADA): Argentinean government keeps 93.5 percent of profits generated by the agricultural industry. High taxes, inflation, drop in international commodity prices; soybeans, corn, and wheat, among reasons cited. Between 2009 and 2013, government took only 75 percent of the profits.

This Is Why The Euro Is Finished

July 4th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-07-04/why-euro-finished

Greece is victim of a structure that makes it possible to unload losses of big countries’ failing financial systems onto the smaller. Eurozone made it possible for Merkel to save her domestic banks from losses by unloading them upon the Greeks, not have been possible had Greece not been a member of the eurozone.

Chamber of Commerce head: BRICS Bank will be start of new financial infrastructure buildup

July 4th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://tass.ru/en/economy/805736

head of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sergey Katyrin: BRICS Bank, Silk Road Economic Belt project should significantly influence global development of financial infrastructure will be more democratic, not be concentrated in hands of one country.

OOPS: Feds ‘Lose’ Audits for Fort Knox Gold - Video

July 4th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/oops-feds-lose-audits-for-fort-knox-gold_072015

Goldseek.com, published a report on a Freedom of Information Act request they recently filed with US government seeking seven reports from federal audits of the gold at Fort Knox. The government’s response? They can’t find those reports even though they reference those reports as evidence of the gold stored at Fort Knox.

Greece: Pensioners come to Blows as Bank Queues form in Athens - Video

July 3rd, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://investmentwatchblog.com/greece-pensioners-come-to-blows-as-bank-queues-form-in-athens/

1,000 Greek bank branches chanced a stampede in order to open their doors to the country’s retirees on Wednesday. The scene was somewhat chaotic as pensioners formed long lines and the country’s elderly attempted to squeeze through the doors in order to access pension payments.

Fearing Spillover, ECB Moves To Shield Neighboring Banks From Greek Meltdown

July 3rd, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-07-03/fearing-spillover-ecb-moves-shield-neighboring-banks-greek-meltdown

Depositors who have money in Greek subsidiaries in Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia could seek to withdraw their deposits. Although well capitalised and liquid, Greek subsidiaries in the region may see difficulties providing enough cash if withdrawals are intense. European Central Bank to extend a backstop facility to Bulgaria, assist other nations in the region to ward off contagion from Greece.

Greek premier asks for 30% debt write-off

July 3rd, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://tass.ru/en/world/805867

Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras:the debt is not viable and the only way to make it sustainable "is to do a 30% haircut and provide a 20-year grace period before any repayments," urged Greeks on Friday to say "no" to international creditors’ ultimatums at a nationwide referendum scheduled for Sunday.

Rich Multinational Supermarket Lidl Gets Nearly $1 Billion in Handouts

July 3rd, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://sputniknews.com/europe/20150703/1024167080.html

One of Europe's biggest supermarket chains, Lidl, handed $1 billion in funding from World Bank and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, effectively receiving government funding. Owned by Schwarz Group, Germany's richest private family-owned German retail group, turnover of $75 billion (€67.6 bn) in 2012/2013. 10,000 branches in 20 countries. Poor record on workers' rights.

Detroit braces for a flood of tax foreclosures

July 2nd, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.detroitnews.com/longform/news/special-reports/2015/07/01/detroit-braces-flood-tax-foreclosures/29589915/

Plans to sell 28,545 Detroit properties at auction including 10,000 occupied homes three or more years delinquent on taxes, record number. 40,000 owners agreed to payment plans. 80 percent facing foreclosures have a hardship in past year; medical problems, divorce, job loss, family death. Homes in Detroit often destroyed after becoming vacant. Demolishing them costs $15,000 per house.

China State Official Hints Beijing May Bailout Greece

July 2nd, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-07-02/china-state-official-hints-beijing-may-bailout-greece

China may help Greece directly through its new financial instruments, director of the Quantitative Finance Department at China's Institute of Quantitative and Technical Economics: First, within the framework of international aid through EU countries. Second, China could aid Greece directly; Silk Road Economic Belt and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. China has this ability.

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