Tag Archives: banking

SVB Bank Failure: Why Fractional Reserve Banking is Not the Problem


Learn some little known history about the birth of fractional reserve banking from silver storehouses and the importance of matching time deposits with loan duration… The failure (and subsequent bail out) of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has brought to light the significant weaknesses in the global banking system. A system where central banks determine the […]

NZers: Do You Hold Cash or Gold in the Coming [or Already Here?] Crisis?

NZers: Do You Hold Cash or Gold in the Coming Crisis?

Here’s some thoughts on the debate between holding cash or gold in an economic crisis. We look to be in the early stages of the crisis written about in 2015 right now… In our article last week titled, What Will the Impacts of the COVID19 Lockdown be on the Global and New Zealand Economy?, we […]

Financial Martial Law: Does NZ Have Similar Financial Reporting Regulations?

Reader Kim forwarded us the below article on Financial Martial Law in the USA and asked: “Have you guys seen this ? Does NZ have similar regulation ? Sadly I imagine it does.” First here’s the full article. At the end we’ll give our thoughts on where any similarities are with New Zealand financial reporting […]


It’s been a while since we heard from Darryl Schoon. His latest article looks at how the banker’s endgame is now accelerating. Plus Triffin’s Paradox, trade deficits and how Trump is likely to repeat the errors from the 1930’s. Then finally he discusses counterfeit coins and how to tell the difference between the counterfeit and […]

New Financial Reporting Rules: First Step to Capital Controls in New Zealand?

The financial privacy of New Zealanders is to be further eroded this year. But could this also be the first small step in capital controls being implemented in New Zealand? New Banking rules set to come into force in November will mean any cash transactions over $10,000 will have to be reported to police by […]

Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia, and the Petrodollar

We’ve written many times how the “death of the US dollar won’t necessarily happen in the form of a collapse as most people think. It will more likely be a series of steps that reduces the Dollars role as the global reserve currency. But there is still the chance that one of these steps could be quite sudden. Read on to see […]

In the Banker War on Cash, New Zealand and Canada Are the Next Major Countries on the Banker Hit List

See why the banker movement against cash will be pushed more aggressively in small economies first before spreading to larger economies and so why New Zealand may next be in the firing line… In the Banker War on Cash, New Zealand and Canada Are the Next Major Countries on the Banker Hit List As we warned […]

2017 Update on Gold, Silver and the War on Cash

JS Kim outlines how the war on cash has nothing to do with clamping down on criminals or corruption. He also explains how banker actions in 2016 demonstrate they have been buying physical gold and silver, while trying to scare the average global citizen from doing the same… 2017 Update on Gold, Silver and the […]

The Next Domino Falls as Predicted… Here’s What Comes Next

The Italian referendum went as expected. A large majority voted not to enact any changes to the system of government. Their prime minister announced his resignation as he said he would. So what happens now and what will the impacts be on the European Union and the rest of the world?… The Next Domino Falls […]

A Major Banking Collapse Looks Imminent

See why the Italian banking system is a mile high house of cards and how a bail in may well be a possibility in the now too distant future… A Major Banking Collapse Looks Imminent By Nick Giambruno This surprises almost everyone… You don’t own the money in your bank account. Once you deposit money […]