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We’re Back

As of 2:33 AM on Wednesday April 26, The Wall Street Examiner was back up and running after 30 hours offline. The site was restored from a backup. We will be missing a few posts posted Monday. The normal posting schedule of all reports will resume this morning The cause of the server failure is undetermined.…

Maybe A Bit More Complex Still?

One of the defining characteristics of the 2011 crisis was dollar swaps. Almost all attention was paid to PIIGS and focus on the European banks holding their debt, as well as the very real possibility that all would break up the euro. Behind all that was the same dollar troubles as in 2008, and for…