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In a statement released late Wednesday night, Castle said, "While I would have been honored to represent Delaware in the U.S. Senate, I do not believe that seeking office in this manner is in the best interest of all Delawareans. Therefore, it's time for Jane and me to begin thinking about the next chapter of our lives."
" Courts [ are accelerating ] foreclosures by ignoring due process, proper documentation and legal process in order to kick people out of their homes and preserve the value of senior tranches of RMBS while giving mortgage servicers a nice kickback. "And not coincidentallly, the Washington Post reports that J P Morgan Chase has frozen foreclosures over flawed paperwork...
According to the Financial Times, Brazilian finance minister Guido Mantega said central banks are locked in an “international currency war” and declared his preparedness to purchase dollars in unlimited quantities
This currency war has flared up like wildfire across the globe. So far this year, Japan, Brazil, South Korea, Taiwan, Peru, Argentina, Switzerland have engaged in “quantitative easing” or similar measures. Add in such countries as China that maintain currency pegs, and who knows how many central banks have fired up the printing presses.
"...gold will continue to do well as the supply of fiat money balloons."
"...inflation in China...."
"...the U.S. dollar will be pushed downward. "
" A generation after Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping made mastering neodymium and 16 other elements known as rare earths a priority, China dominates the market, with far-reaching effects ranging from global trade friction to U.S. job losses and threats to national security."
" The U.S. handed its main economic rival power to dictate access to these building blocks of modern weapons by ceding control of prices and supply, according to dozens of interviews with industry executives, congressional leaders and policy experts. China in July reduced rare-earth export quotas for the rest of the year by 72 percent, sending prices up more than sixfold for some elements. "
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