Implode-Explode Heavy Industries news feed Tracking the many faces of the global credit implosion. en-us iehi-feed-55698 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:09:13 GMT Russia Is Not Selling, But Accelerating Gold Purchases missed this analysis, from late Nov...]]> iehi-feed-55697 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:06:44 GMT What Putin is not telling us - Pepe Escobar iehi-feed-55696 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:04:17 GMT Russia's Top 10 Problems iehi-feed-55693 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:59:17 GMT ​UK oil industry `close to collapse' as price plunges below $60 per barrel iehi-feed-55692 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:58:15 GMT The largest vessel the world has ever seen is key to opening far-offshore gas fields iehi-feed-55689 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:10:45 GMT Have gold and silver really bottomed this time? - Lawrence Williams iehi-feed-55687 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:06:33 GMT America's "Defeat Russia with Cheap Oil" Strategy is Failing iehi-feed-55683 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:49:53 GMT U.S. Gold Exports Jump 70% In September iehi-feed-55677 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:23:23 GMT Gold Imports ‘Phenomenal' In India - 571 Percent Surge To 150 Tonnes in November iehi-feed-55671 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:05:57 GMT Dodd-Frank Budget Fight Proves Democrats Are Stuffed Suits - Matt Taibbi Is killing the Citigroup provision really worth the trouble? Is it a "Hill to die on"? Maybe not in itself. But the key here is that a victory on the swaps issue will provide the Beltway hacks with a playbook for killing the rest of the few meaningful things in Dodd-Frank, probably beginning with the similar Volcker Rule, designed to prevent other types of gambling by federally-insured banks. Once they cave on the swaps issue, it won't be long before the whole bill vanishes, and we can go all the way back to our pre-2008 regulatory Nirvana.

If the Democrats actually stood for anything other than sounding as progressive as possible without offending their financial backers, then they would do what Republicans always do in these situations: force a shutdown to save their legislation. How many times did Republicans hold the budget hostage to rescue the Bush tax cuts?

iehi-feed-55668 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:40:14 GMT Saudi Arabia is playing chicken with its oil iehi-feed-55667 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:06:06 GMT Ukraine As Seen Through The Eyes Of A Geologist iehi-feed-55666 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 03:45:43 GMT Industrial silver use will jump 27% by 2018 - CRU - SILVER NEWS - Mineweb Silver to see 11 million ounce deficit in 2015 -- HSBC. But yeah, silver should be at multi-year lows... makes a lot of sense...]]> iehi-feed-55665 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 03:44:02 GMT Rouble in sharpest fall since 1998 as storm clouds gather for Putin iehi-feed-55664 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:50:03 GMT Johnson Matthey sells its gold and silver refining business iehi-feed-55660 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:45:49 GMT The Oil-Price-Shock Contagion-Transmission Pathway iehi-feed-55659 Sun, 14 Dec 2014 20:09:02 GMT Gulf markets plunge as OPEC says 'no set price' for oil (NICE FED-ESQUE JAWBONING!) iehi-feed-55656 Sat, 13 Dec 2014 20:02:18 GMT Maguire - Banks Panicking As London Gold Hub Implodes iehi-feed-55655 Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:37:30 GMT 15 Reasons Fed Policies Belong in Fantasyland - Jim Rickards iehi-feed-55653 Sat, 13 Dec 2014 15:40:37 GMT ​20 deals in 24 hours: Russia-India relations given $100 billion-worth boost