IMF Chief Warns that Dollar's world reserve status at risk

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#1 Fri, Jul 29, 2011 - 9:07am
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IMF Chief Warns that Dollar's world reserve status at risk

Courtesy of ZH.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/imf-chief-warns-america-%E2%80%9Cexorbitant-privilege%E2%80%9D-brings-back-flashbacks-de-gaulle-and-london-gold

Key quote.

"One of the consequences could be a decline of the dollar as a reserve currency and a dent in people's confidence in the dollar." - Christine Lagarde

This stuff is getting serious.

Edited by: FalseParadigm on Nov 8, 2014 - 5:09am
Fri, Jul 29, 2011 - 3:28pm
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The IMF started their

The IMF started their drumbeats for replacing the dollar back in February:

https://money.cnn.com/2011/02/10/markets/dollar/index.htm

Raise debt ceiling or not doesn't really matter at this point. We've already crossed the Rubicon IMO.

Fri, Jul 29, 2011 - 3:31pm
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USD and World Reserve Currency Status

There is no way around the fact that TBTB's (IMF) future plans do not include the USD being the sole reserve currency and America is in for a rude awakening the day that rug is ripped from under us. I don't think that is upon us yet though. It will take a while for the new global financial system to be worked out and whether it will be the Bancor, Special Drawing Rights, or something different. 

https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-V04s4jQ-O1Y/TjLFm7JOARI/AAAAAAAAAjA/WosKd-ZL7z0/s1600/US%2BDebt.jpg

Gold and silver are to fiat money what sunlight is to a vampire.
Fri, Jul 29, 2011 - 3:35pm
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Gold and silver are to fiat money what sunlight is to a vampire.

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