"I think our dollar is getting too strong, and partially that’s my fault because people have confidence in me”  Trump

Trump: U.S. currency is already “too strong”

“the entire developed world is insolvent.”

Kuroda:  "whatever it takes"

“...there are signs that monetary policy in the United States and other industrial countries is reaching its limits”  Bernanke

“Everyone is in a currency war and inflation expectations are collapsing”  Edwards

“There is now $7 trillion of government debt with yields below zero globally”

“The Chinese government is going to look after the interests of most of the people, most of the investors”  ~  Li

“We have the power to act. We have the determination to act. We have the  commitment to act”...There are "no limits" to how far the ECB will go  Dranghi

“Every time I saw a bumper sticker which said, 'Where's my bailout?' it hurt”

“For an individual to fix Libor is a crime. For a central bank to suppress European bond yields is an act of financial statesmanship.”

“We should not make the mistake of believing that we have put an end to financial crises”  Fisher

“Lehman Brothers in 2008 was not a bankrupt company”  Fuld

“If I had an easy way, and a non-risk way, of shorting a lot of 20-year  or 30-year bonds, I would do it. But that's not my game. It can't be  done in the quantity that would make sense for us”  Buffett

“Like lemmings at the cliff’s edge, central banks seem steeped in denial of the risks they face.”

“There’s an increasing number of global investors who are starting to lose trust in the world’s central banks”  Rosenberg

“Investors around the world are shocked, shocked that the monetary wizards may have run out of magic tricks to revive global economic growth”

“I  hope we can all agree that once-in-a-century emergency measures are no  longer necessary five years into an economic recovery" Druckenmiller

"Now we are in a completely different world”  Draghi

“There were no fingerprints of an easy money policy in the marketplace”  Greenspan

“There are increasing signs quantitative easing has overstayed its welcome”

“We have to turn the page on the bubble-and-bust mentality that created this mess”


jan1118This country will trigger “the great unwind” - Albert Edwards  MW
The global bond rout has begun, leaving equities on borrowed time  Pritchard
A Beijing Bluff on Treasuries?  BL  Gross exaggeration?  Economist  Mish - Crudele
China regulator says report country wants to pare U.S. bonds may be “fake news”  MW
Investors Spooked at Specter of Central Banks Halting Bond-Buying Spree  NYT
The $50 Trillion Question for Bonds  Gilbert
Productivity: A Question of Focus, Health, Politics & Money Merk
Ready or Not for the Next Recession?  Eichengreen
Party While You Can - Central Bank Ready To Pop The 'Everything' Bubble  Alt-Market
corpandaccountffSouth Korea plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, rattles market  Reuters
China moves to shutter bitcoin mines  FT
Bitcoin Can Drop 50% and China Miners Will Still Make Money  BL
World's top cryptocurrency exchange adds 240,000 users in just an hour  Inde
Lending Club has a bitcoin pivoting suitor  FTA
I made 1k on cryptocurrency in 2-weeks and I don’t even know what a bitcoin is  Shortlist
Dimon’s many bitcoin moments of regret, in one chart  MW
SEC seeks trustee for firm behind alleged $1 billion Ponzi fraud  Reuters
Bezos: where the $106bn man belongs on the all-time rich list  Guardian
globalandother2'Canada has just detonated a bomb': Trade relations plummet after WTO complaint  FP
China's U.S. Debt Holdings May Be an Ace Card in Trade Dispute  BL
Chinese media warns the US of 'retaliations' from 'all sides' after new Taiwan bills passed C
China’s Weak Hand in Potential Trade War With U.S.  Dealbook
ECB Spawned Financial Dependency That’s Now Very Hard to Undo  Yves
Greece to Remain Under Lenders’ Supervision Until 2059  Handelsblatt
Consumer inflation cools as food costs fall  Shanghai Daily