The weaponization of the US dollar to bring the rest of the world to heel is backfiring. Only a serious change in course – toward non-interventionism and non-aggression – can avert a disaster. Time is running out.
We have entered into a very treacherous market environment, which will likely last over the coming two months. And, I do not see the next multi-month trending market move setting up for several months.
The weightiest piece of evidence about Basel 3 is the astounding panicked protest issued a month ago by the LBMA and the WGC, a protest directed to the Bank of England's Prudential Regulation Authority, opposing implementation of Basel 3 in the UK.