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Chris Duane: Financial Derivatives Ponzi Bubble Time Bomb!

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Joseph Stiglitz on Why U.S. – Europe Austerity Will Only Weaken Economic Recovery!

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Dr. Tom Horn: The Prophecy of The Popes! False Prophet, 1963 Enthronement of Lucifer/Satan in The Vatican, 2012 Prophecies, EndTimes …

Lucifer Installed in the Vatican? Malachi Martin testifies to it !

  • “Enthronement of the fallen Archangel Lucifer” in the Roman Catholic Citadel on June 29, 1963 
    by Dr. Thomas R. Horn, http://www.newswithviews.com/
    … which Martin hinted spelled out parts of the plan to formerly install the dreaded False Prophet during a “Final Conclave.” On this, Martin’s claim that an Illuminati-Masonic group made up of Western plutocrats called “The Assembly” or the “Superforce” had infiltrated the highest levels of Vatican administration and were working to bring about a New World Order, may have led to involvement by operatives of the same group concerning his untimely, some say “suspicious” death in 1999.

    Ten years earlier, before “something pushed him” and Malachi Martin fell and later died, he had become increasingly candid about what he said was pedophilic Satanism among certain cardinals and other clergy in league with a secret Masonic diabolicus that began following the “enthronement of the fallen Archangel Lucifer” in the Roman Catholic Citadel on June 29, 1963.

    In The Keys of This Blood, Martin wrote:
    Most frighteningly for John Paul, he had come up against the irremovable presence of a malign strength in his own Vatican and in certain bishops’ chanceries. It was what knowledgeable Churchmen called the “superforce.” Rumors, always difficult to verify, tied its installation to the beginning of Pope Paul VI’s reign in 1963. Indeed Paul had alluded somberly to “the smoke of Satan which has entered the Sanctuary”…an oblique reference to an enthronement ceremony by Satanists in the Vatican. [2]

    Martin had concealed greater detail of this luciferic “enthronement ceremony by Satanists in the Vatican” in his novel, Windswept House:

    The Enthronement of the Fallen Archangel Lucifer was effected within the Roman Catholic Citadel on June 29, 1963; a fitting date for the historic promise about to be fulfilled. As the principal agents of this Ceremonial well knew, Satanist tradition had long predicted that the Time of the Prince would be ushered in at the moment when a Pope would take the name of the Apostle Paul [Pope Paul VI]. That requirement—the signal that the Availing Time had begun—had been accomplished just eight days before with the election of the latest Peter-in-the-Line. [3]

    Martin stated publicly on more than one occasion that the enthronement of Lucifer in Rome was based on fact, and that to facilitate the black magic, a parallel ceremony was conducted simultaneously in the United States in Charleston, South Carolina. …. read more here!
  • Petrus Romanus – The Final Pope is here!   
    For more than 800 hundred years scholars have pointed to the dark augury having to do with “the last Pope.” The prophecy, taken from St. Malachy’s “Prophecy of the Popes,” is among a list of verses predicting each of the Roman Catholic popes from Pope Celestine II to the final pope, “Peter the Roman,” whose reign would end in the destruction of Rome. First published in 1595, the prophecies were attributed to St. Malachy by a Benedictine historian named Arnold de Wyon, who recorded them in his book, Lignum Vitæ.

    Tradition holds that Malachy had been called to Rome by Pope Innocent II, and while there, he experienced the vision of the future popes, including the last one, which he wrote down in a series of cryptic phrases. According to the prophecy, the next pope (following Benedict XVI) is to be the final pontiff, Petrus Romanus or Peter the Roman. The idea by some Catholics that the next pope on St. Malachy’s list heralds the beginning of “great apostasy” followed by “great tribulation” sets the stage for the imminent unfolding of apocalyptic events, something many non-Catholics would agree with. This would give rise to a false prophet, who according to the book of Revelation leads the world’s religious communities into embracing a political leader known as Antichrist. In recent history, several Catholic priests–some deceased now–have been surprisingly outspoken on what they have seen as this inevitable danger rising from within the ranks of Catholicism as a result of secret satanic “Illuminati-Masonic” influences.

    These priests claim secret knowledge of an multinational power elite and occult hierarchy operating behind supranatural and global political machinations. Among this secret society are sinister false Catholic infiltrators who understand that, as the Roman Catholic Church represents one-sixth of the world’s population and over half of all Christians, it is indispensable for controlling future global elements in matters of church and state and the fulfillment of a diabolical plan they call “Alta Vendita,” which is set to assume control of the papacy and to help the False Prophet deceive the world’s faithful (including Catholics) into worshipping Antichrist. As stated by Dr. Michael Lake on the front cover, Catholic and evangelical scholars have dreaded this moment for centuries. Unfortunately, as readers will learn, time for avoiding Peter the Roman just ran out.

Petrus Romanus the final pope is believed to be the False Prophet of the Bible book of Revelation.

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RIP Bob Chapman! Looking Back at Bob Chapman: Champion of Liberty!

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Devastating 1966 Documents Blows Bilderberg Agenda Wide Open!!

  • Leaked Bilderberg Documents: “Nationalism Is Dangerous”
    by Paul Joseph Watson, www.PrisonPlanet.com
    Editor’s Note: We have obtained hundreds of documents from the 1966 meeting. This is a Wikileaks-sized data dump and we will be writing several more articles over the next few days to cover the myriad of different issues at hand.

    Leaked documents from the 1966 Bilderberg Group conference exclusively obtained by Infowars betray how even as far back as five decades ago U.S. Senators were being indoctrinated with the belief that “nationalism is dangerous” by Bilderberg elitists, in addition to top union heads scheming behind their members’ backs with titans of capitalism and industry.

    Previously leaked documents from meetings have illustrated how the Bilderberg Group, contrary to the media-generated myth that the confab represents a harmless talking shop, sets the consensus for policy decisions sometimes decades in advance.

    A clear example is the 1955 Bilderberg meeting held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, West Germany. Documents read by the BBC and later released by Wikileaks divulge how Bilderberg members were discussing the creation of the euro single currency nearly 40 years before it was officially introduced in the 1992 Maastricht Treaty.

    The documents obtained by Infowars are from the Bilderberg Group meeting which took place in Wiesbaden, Germany in late March 1966.. The files are marked “personal and strictly confidential,” and “Not for publication either in whole or in part.” They consist of Bilderberg’s agenda for that year’s confab along with hand-written notes made by Democratic U.S. Senator for Oklahoma Fred R. Harris, who attended the meeting.

    Participants in the 1966 conference included well known figures such as David Rockefeller, Zbigniew Brzezinski, and John J. McCloy, who served on the Warren Commission and was a member of the foreign policy establishment group of elders called “The Wise Men.”

    Harris had only been in office for less than two years before he was invited to the Bilderberg confab, suggesting he was being sounded out for potential grooming for higher office. The former Senator is still alive and currently works as a professor of political science at the University of New Mexico.

    Included in the documents is the official invitation Harris received from Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, Bilderberg founder and member of the German Nazi party. The letter is personally signed by the Prince.

    The most alarming portion of Harris’ hand-written notes concern a speech given during the Bilderberg confab by one time Communist Party member and union leader Walter P. Reuther, who was politically active from the 1930′s up until his death in 1970. Reuther was a leading force in the United Automobile Workers (UAW) and later helped set up the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions.

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Illuminati Round Table, Geo-Political Organizations

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Women, Children Killed in NATO Wedding Strike – Afghans Say!

  • By fabricating a bogus war between Islamic fundamentalism and the West, the globalists are able to attack their real enemy, humanity. Pulling the strings, they will ensure that both Western and Muslim states are degraded and finally completely subjugated to their odious rule.
    Muslim Brotherhood created by British Intelligence

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Panetta Declaring War on Pakistan?

  • “The truth is, there is no Islamic army or terrorist group called Al Qaida. And any informed intelligence officer knows this. But there is a propaganda campaign to make the public believe in the presence of an identified entity representing the ‘devil’ only in order to drive the ‘TV watcher’ to accept a unified international leadership for a war against terrorism. The country behind this propaganda is the US and the lobbyists for the US war on terrorism are only interested in making money.”
    – Major Pierre-Henri Bunel – Al Qaeda, The Database

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Iran Nuclear Report Contrary To Western Expectations!

Zionists-NeoCons have been lying about Iran for the better part of 25 years!

There are no evidence that Iran has nuclear bombs nor a nuclear weapons program. The Zionists are trying to drag America into another unnecessary war!

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Stephen Lendman: US, UK Behind Attacks in Syria!

  • ‘US, UK  behind attacks in Syria’! 
    by http://www.presstv.ir/ 

    Damascus accuses “outlaws, saboteurs, and armed terrorist groups” for the country’s unrest and mass killings, insisting that it is being orchestrated from abroad.

    However, the West and the Syrian opposition accuse the Damascus government of killing protesters. Moreover, the United States says any political solution in Syria should result in the overthrow of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The unrest in Syria began in March 2011, with demonstrations being held both against and in support of the Assad government.

    Press TV has conducted an interview with Stephen Lendman, writer and radio host from Chicago, to further discuss the issue. The following is a transcription of the interview.

    Press TV: I want to ask you about that line that SAS and MI6 agents are getting ready to help armed gangs if civil war erupts in Syria. Do you think that these agents will really wait for civil war to erupt in Syria or are they just planning for something on their own anyhow?
    Lendman: Well, there’s no question that they’re in Syria but this is not new news. It may be new information about this. In February I wrote that the US, UK and other special forces, Western, probably Qatari special forces were on the ground helping these insurgents, these kill gangs, you can use any name you like, but they’re Western recruited mercenaries coming from nearby regional countries, some of them not so nearby, Libya, coming from Iraq, Iraq is nearby, coming from Jordan, coming from the March 14th alliance in Lebanon. These are coming in by the thousands — thousands of them are coming in. They come in at different times and this has been going on for a long time.

    The same thing happened in Libya last year. The attacks that are being carried out, like the Houla massacre, these Special Forces are picking the targets, they are planning the attack, they are sending the insurgents out to commit the atrocities and Assad is blamed for them.

    Press TV: Mr. Lendman, President Assad himself spoke about this real war coming from outside in his speech to the parliament. Does this news give more evidence to support his claims?
    Lendman: Absolutely. What he’s saying is 100 percent true. Of course, the Western media, the ones I call the scoundrel media, they refuse to mention this. They say nothing about it. They point fingers the wrong way.
    The evidence is overwhelming. The Houla massacre alone, the most egregious incident so far, single incident, the evidence is overwhelming. There’s no question, no question.

    I wrote an article I put out yesterday on a Russian journalist who was an eyewitness to what happened, a man whose last name is Musin. My article was called ‘Russian journalist exposed propaganda lies about Houla massacre’.
    He was there. He saw it firsthand with his own eyes. He interviewed survivors, eyewitnesses to what happened.

    The people who were targeted in Houla families, their homes were raided. These were pro-Assad loyalists. People who were loyal to the Assad government, they were picked out, they were targeted for assassination. Special forces, the UK, the US, probably Qatari [forces], maybe French [forces], on the ground picking the targets, directing them, that’s the culpability. Assad had absolutely nothing to do with it.

    Musin said one other thing too. There was no evidence whatever of artillery fire, of tank fire in Houla. There were no damaged buildings. There were no craters on the ground. There was nothing what-so-ever to indicate artillery shelling or tank shelling going on. It was a complete fabrication. This was a Western initiated attack using these armed killers to do it.

    Press TV: I’m curious to know then why is the West holding back on them, calling out an all out war against the Assad government if they’re already carrying out attacks within Syria?
    Lendman: I think it’s coming. I honestly think it’s coming. I’ve followed the rhetoric since last year. I can feel it heating up. We saw it before. We saw it last year in Libya. We saw it against Iraq, the so-called weapons of mass destruction that didn’t exist. It’s going on against Syria now. The intensity gets greater and greater.

    The megaphone comes from the major media, mainly the US major media, everything from television that has the most effect from CNN, from Fox News. But The New York Times does this. The Washington Post does this, to keep the key in print broadcast news operations in America and spreading these furious lies.

    I think the scheme is if you can get rid of Assad without a war, terrific, let’s do it that way. But if everything tried fails, and everything tried so far has failed and I really believe it will fail, unless these militants have an air force the way the Libyans…had an air force, they’re not going to get rid of Assad. Assad is too strong militarily.

    I think there will be direct Western intervention, there may be bombings and there’s no question that Washington is orchestrating everything. This is a Washington operation.

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Record Number Of US Households On Foodstamps!

No recession only unemployment, poverty and starvation!

  • Record Number Of US Households On Foodstamps! 
    by Tyler Durden, www.zerohedge.com
    Last month, when the USDA released the latest foodstamps numbers for the month of February, there was some hope that following a third month of declines, we may just have seen the peak of US foodstamp usage and going forward we would only see the number decline. Sadly, the latest numbers refutes this: in March a total of 46,405,204 persons were at or below poverty level and thus eligible for foodstamps, a 79K increase in the month. Yet while many individuals have learned to game the system, and this numbers at the peak may fluctuate, when it comes to the far more comprehensive and difficult to fudge “households on foodstamps” number, there was no confusion: at 22,257,647, the number of US households receiving the “SNAP treatment” rose to an all time high, even as the benefit per household dropped to the second lowest ever. At least all these impoverished believers in hope and change have FaceBook IPO profits to look forward to. Oh wait.

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Israel ‘Super-Ready’ To Attack Iran – Defense Chief !

Revelation 2:9 – …. and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

  • “Mr. Benjamin Freedman, a Jewish industrialist born in New York, wrote in the Economic Council Letter published there of October 15 1947: “These Eastern European Jews have neither a racial nor a historic connection with Palestine. Their ancestors were not inhabitants of the Promised Land. They are the direct descendants of the people of the Khazar Kingdom. The Khazars were a non-Semitic, Turko-Mongolian tribe.” Mr. Freedman was challenged, unwisely, by a Zionist objector; he invited his challenger to go with him to the Jewish room of the New York Public Library. There they could together examine the Jewish Encyclopedia volume I pp. 1-12, and the published works of Graetz, Dubnow, Friedlander, Raisin and many other noted Jewish historians, which, as well as other non-Jewish authorities, “establish the fact beyond all possible doubt”.’
    ~ Somewhere South of Suez (1950) pp349-350.” 

  • The real nuclear threat to the world is not Iran! It is Zionist ‘666’ Israel with its 400+ nuclear bombs! Zionist ‘666’ Israel has consistently refused to sign the nuclear NPT (which Iran has signed) and has even offered nuclear weapons to apartheid South Africa. Iran does not have any nuclear bombs nor a nuclear weapons program. But the western Zionist media keep repeating the lie: Iran is a nuclear threat! It is BS, propaganda psyop against the sheeple!

    Israel ‘super-ready’ to attack Iran – Defense Chief ! 
    by http://www.rt.com/ 
    Israel is fully prepared to attack Iran if needed, declared Israeli Defense Forces Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, saying the military threat is one convincing method of forcing Tehran to give up its nuclear ambitions.

    ­According to the military chief, “the vectors of international diplomatic isolation, economic pressure and sanctions, disturbances to the [nuclear] project… and a credible military threat” make the list of factors that can influence the direction of Iran’s nuclear program.

    “In order to be a credible military threat, we must be super-ready, and as far as I’m concerned, we’re super-ready,” Gantz was cited by Israeli media as saying to the country’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

    The military official also explained that Tehran has yet to determine whether to use its nuclear capabilities for weapons, but the IDF is prepared for either scenario. Israel has repeatedly declared that it does not rule out the military option as a tool to curb the Iranian nuclear program.

    A close ally of Israel, the US has also assured Tel Aviv that it will do everything to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. Tehran insists that its nuclear program is entirely peaceful, and despite a lack of any evidence pointing to weapons development, the West is reluctant to believe the assurances.

    In the recent rounds of nuclear talks in Baghdad on May 23-24 Tehran refused to suspend its 20 per cent uranium enrichment program, raising more controversy regarding its eventual goals. The next round of talks will take place this month in Moscow.

Stop the war!

Revelation 2:9 – …. and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

“ … it turns out the creation of Israel had not, after all, been a haphazard fight in which the Arabs fled their homes at the directives of their own leaders, but it had been an unprovoked, systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing by the Jewish militia involving massacres, terrorism and the wholesale looting of an entire nation.” from 4:22 onwards

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Israel Deploys Nuclear Weapons on German-Built Submarines!

  • Israel Deploys Nuclear Weapons on German-Built Submarines! 
    by http://www.spiegel.de/ 
    A German shipyard has already built three submarines for Israel, and three more are planned. Now SPIEGEL has learned that Israel is arming the submarines with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles. The German government has known about Israel’s nuclear weapons program for decades, despite its official denials.

    Germany is helping Israel to develop its military nuclear capabilities, SPIEGEL has learned. According to extensive research carried out by the magazine, Israel is equipping submarines that were built in the northern German city of Kiel and largely paid for by the German government with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles. The missiles can be launched using a previously secret hydraulic ejection system. Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak told SPIEGEL that Germans should be “proud” that they have secured the existence of the state of Israel “for many years.”

    In the past, the German government has always stuck to the position that it is unaware of nuclear weapons being deployed on the vessels. Now, however, former high-ranking officials from the German Defense Ministry, including former State Secretary Lothar Rühl and former chief of the planning staff Hans Rühle, have told SPIEGEL that they had always assumed that Israel would deploy nuclear weapons on the submarines. Rühl had even discussed the issue with the military in Tel Aviv.

    Israel has a policy of not commenting officially on its nuclear weapons program. Documents from the archives of the German Foreign Ministry make it clear, however, that the German government has known about the program since 1961. The last discussion for which there is evidence took place in 1977, when then-Chancellor Helmut Schmidt spoke to then-Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan about the issue.

    The submarines are built by the German shipyard HDW in Kiel. Three submarines have already been delivered to Israel, and three more will be delivered by 2017. In addition, Israel is considering ordering its seventh, eighth and ninth submarines from Germany.

    The German government recently signed the contract for the delivery of the sixth vessel. According to information obtained by SPIEGEL, Chancellor Angela Merkel made substantial concessions to the Israelis. Not only is Berlin financing one-third of the cost of the submarine, around €135 million ($168 million), but it is also allowing Israel to defer its payment until 2015.

    Merkel had tied the delivery of the sixth submarine to a number of conditions, including a demand that Israel stop its expansionist settlement policy and allow the completion of a sewage treatment plant in the Gaza Strip, which is partially financed with German money. So far, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met none of the terms.

by Warner D. Farr, LTC, U.S. Army, http://www.au.af.mil/

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The US Labor Market Is In A Full-Blown Depression!

BLS: Bureau of Lying Statistics

  • The western MSM is repeating the lie: the US economy is not in recession! If you believe this I have a house on planet Jupiter I like to sell to you! Yeah right, no recession, just a depression that’s all !

    The US Labor Market Is In A Full-Blown Depression! 
    by Tyler Durden, www.zerohedge.com
    Now that stocks are back to reflecting nothing more than expectations of how many times the Chairsatan dilutes the existing monetary base in a carbon copy replica of not only 2011 but also 2010… and 2009 (because contrary to what purists may believe, the only way to inflate away unsustainable debt in a growth-free economy is by destroying the currency), … Which is sad, because while ever fewer people reap the benefits of artificial, centrally-planned S&P rallies, the rest of the population suffers, and what is worse: hope for a quiet, middle-class life is now an endangered species. Nowhere is this more evident than in the following list from David Rosenberg which summarizes how, quietly, the US labor force slipped back into a full-blown depression. From David Rosenberg:

    One Sick Labor Market
    There were so many disturbing elements to the May jobs data that we’re not sure we can do justice to the litany of disappointments (with some help from our friends at the Investor’s Business Daily):


    – The share of long-term unemployment is at its highest level since the Great Depression (42%).
    – Fully 54% of college degree graduates under the age of 25 are either unemployed or underemployed.
    – 45 million Americans are on food stamps — one in seven residents.
    – 47% of Americans are on some form of government assistance.
    – The employment-to-population ratio for 25-54 year olds is now 75.7%, lower than it was when the recession supposedly ended in June 2009.
    – The number of people not in the labour force has swelled eight million since the recession ended; absent that effect, the unemployment rate would be 12% right now (about the same as President Obama’s election chances would be).
    – The number of people confident enough to leave their jobs fell 11% in May for the second month in a row to 891k, the lowest since November 2010.
    – The ranks of the unemployed who have been looking fruitlessly for work for at least 27 weeks jumped 310k in May, the sharpest increase since May 2011.
    – The unemployment rate for males aged 16-19 is 27% and for males between 20 and 24 it is 13%. Draw your own conclusions from a social (in)stability standpoint.
    – One in seven Americans are either unemployed or underemployed.
    – Only one in six of the youth are working full-time and three-in-five are living with their folks or another relative (as per the NYT).
    – A mere 16% of the 2009-2011 graduating class has found full-time work, while 22% are working part-time. Even those hired from 2006-08, just 23% are working full-time.
    – According to a poll cited in the NYT, just 14% of high-school grads today believe they will have a more successful financial future than their parents Line of the day, as depressing as it is, comes from an 18-year old: “Thank God I had a buddy at Burger King who could help me out”. Fast-food has emerged as the fast-growing industry in a country once led by technology. Even tech now is fuelled more by companies that produce nifty consumer gadgets and feed our narcissistic needs than those who focus on improving the nation’s capital stock which is the ultimate trailblazer for productivity growth and durable gains in our standard-of-living.

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Biderman’s Daily Edge: End Game Nearing for European Banks!

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The Buzz Is Growing That World Leaders Will Fire Off A Globally Coordinated Bazooka!

  • Yes people, the helicopters are just over the horizon. Global QE implies currency debasement. A global currency crisis is coming! Got physical gold yet?

    The Buzz Is Growing That World Leaders Will Fire Off A Globally Coordinated  Bazooka! 
    by Simone Foxman, http://www.businessinsider.com/ 
    As we  noted last week, analysts have been tittering over a new potential policy  response to risks associated with a global slowdown—most particularly the crisis  in Europe.

    World leaders are worried, as evidenced by the conference call between G7  finance ministers and central bankers this morning. And with fears about bank  runs in Spain escalating, some analysts expect some kind of coordinated central  bank action similar to that which we saw announced  last November to lower dollar swap rates between banking systems.

    That program lowered  the rate at which the Federal Reserve loans dollars out in exchange for  foreign currency and gets them back at the same exchange rate plus interest.  Central banks currently pay 50 basis points above the rate at which U.S. banks  can hedge against currency risk, but lowering this premium could help struggling  banks to meet dollar funding demands.

    “I think [coordinated action] is a lock, so I would expect they will  announce it at the next opportunity,” Andrew Hofer, Head of Fixed Income at  Brown Brothers Harriman told Business  Insider Monday. And it’s likely that an expansion of the dollar swap program—and not  quantitative easing—would have a much more important effect on the global  economy.

    “We can deal with unemployment, but at this point we can’t have banks  collapsing in Europe as Lehman  Brothers did in 2008,” said Larry McDonald, author of A Colossal Failure  of Common Sense—The Inside Story of the Collapse At Lehman Brothers and  Senior Director of Credit Sales and Trading at Newedge, in a phone  interview.

    He continued, “We don’t know if behind the scenes if there’s a struggling  eurozone bank in ‘critical condition.'” I think the Fed expanding swap lines to  the ECB and banks in Europe could happen any time Bernanke sees a bank failing  in Europe. This would be done not to prevent a bank from falling but to control  the spread of systemic risk.”

    MacDonald added that investors have probably underestimated the impact  of a similar intervention last fall, lumping all the credit on the European  Central Bank’s two 3-year LTROs.

    Those actions have helped make typical indicators for systemic funding risk  deceivingly low. That’s because they are a composite of lending rates for many  other banks. Take a look at the 3-month EURIBOR—the benchmark rate at which a  sample of banks borrow for a fixed term—which is near 3-year lows:

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