You hit the nail right on the head. THe federal reserve is not owned by the US. Rumor had it took powers that be 2 weeks just to come up with an authoritative name. I believe the Reserve is owned by the worlds super wealth Rothchild group or something, but I DO NOT HAVE ANY CONCRETE INFO ON THAT. Now you see how the worlds super rich can play with countries.
You notice how Sarkozy in france wants to weaken the EURO "to be competitve" but Germany said "we don't think so". It's all modern day empirialism driven by conflict and uneducated consumers.
Which, like any bubble, ended in a crash. In a particularly cruel irony, during the ensuing crash some of the "investors" ended up so destitute that they were forced to eat their once incredibly valuable tulip bulbs. Have you read Tulip Fever?
And it's not just monkeys who are confused about what to do or where it will take us. Dow 6,000 or 14,750? From the NYT:
David W. Tice, a renowned bear, said Friday that the Dow would sink to 6,000 by the end of the year as the country slides into a recession.
But Abby Joseph Cohen, the superbull at Goldman Sachs, maintained that the Dow would roar back to finish 2008 at a level 22 percent higher 14,750 is the number as the economy perks up later in the year.
Zimbabwe's economic crisis has worsened in the past six months as the government remains deadlocked over how to share power with the opposition. Zimbabweans struggle to buy anything with their currency, which has been almost entirely devalued. The government released a new $50 billion note this week, which is worth little more than one US dollar.
The Indiana investment adviser being hunted by federal authorities two days after he jumped out of a plane and disappeared has been charged with two counts of securities violations.
A man facing business failure and divorce attempts to disappear.
Marcus Schrenker, 38, now faces two counts of acting as an investment adviser after his license expired Dec. 31, according to documents provided by Indiana Secretary of State's Office spokesman Jim Gavin.
Gavin told ABCNews.com that a Hamilton County Superior Court judge froze Marcus Schrenker's assets and those of his wife late Monday. Schrenker parachuted out of his company-owned plane over Alabama Sunday; the plane continued flying on autopilot before crashing into Florida swampland two hours later.