Ecuador: US-Backed Government Scrambles To Privatize The Central Bank

By Mint Press News Desk, Mintpress. -

With just days until Ecuador’s February 7 presidential election and four months remaining on President Lenin Moreno’s mandate, the Ecuadorian government and right-wing elites are still scrambling [...]

No Turning Back After Central Bankers’ ‘Seismic Stimulus Shift’

By Francesco Canepa and Balazs Koranyi, Reuters. -

The tools used by the Federal Reserve and the central banks in the euro zone and Japan differ slightly but they mostly involve new, massive purchases of financial assets and cheap credit for [...]

Desperate Central Bankers Grab For More Power

By Ellen Brown, Web of Debt. -

Central bankers are acknowledging that they are out of ammunition. Mark Carney, the soon-to-be-retiring head of the Bank of England, said in a speech at the annual meeting of central bankers in [...]