BoE Governor Mark Carney Admits: Low rates may spark reckless borrowing, says he is ‘fully aware’ of the risks of the policy

Bilderberger George Osborne appointed Mark Carney (Freemason, Goldman Sachs, Bilderberger) to be governor of the Bank of England.

H/t reader squodgy:

“Classic Poacher turned Gamekeeper.

Can you believe this man?

As a senior cog in the Bank that co-ordinated, mastered and milked the sub-prime debacle of lending money to unworthy risk borrowers, then fed off the QE process, he is now telling the lenders (while interest rates are still rock bottom) that they are lending too much…..

Unbelievable.”


Low rates may spark reckless borrowing, admits Carney: Bank chief says he is ‘fully aware’ of the risks of the policy:

  • Bank of England Governor Mark Carney was speaking last night in London
  • Called low interest rates – 0.5 per cent since 2009 – a ‘tremendous burden’

Ultra low interest rates could damage the economy by encouraging excessive household borrowing, Mark Carney admitted last night.

The Governor of the Bank of England also said he is ‘fully aware’ the policy is not without considerable risks, putting ‘a  tremendous burden’ on the Bank as it battles to restore the economy to health.

Speaking at the Mais Lecture in the Cass Business School in London, Mr Carney warned: ‘An environment of relatively low and predictable interest rates could encourage excessive risk taking in financial markets and by households.

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Mark Carney Defends The Bank of England: “We Are Not Robbing The Poor To Pay The Rich”

Mark Carney Defends The Bank of England: “We Are Not Robbing The Poor To Pay The Rich”:

In a speech delivered at the Liverpool John Moores University on Monday, Bank of England head, and former Goldman partner, Mark Carney defended his central bank’s near-zero borrowing costs which have been increasingly criticized by local politicians ever since the Brexit vote, claiming that central bank monetary policies have not been the cause behind wealth transfer.

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Exposed – How Two Janet Yellen Phone Calls Saved The World

Full article here:

Exposed – How Two Janet Yellen Phone Calls Saved The World:

Thanks to the just released February diary of Fed chief Yellen, we now know exactly when she called Bank of England Governor (and former Goldman Sachs employee) Marc Carney and ECB President (and former Goldman Sachs employee) Mario Draghi.

Can you guess when?

The answer:

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What Saudi Arabia Told The Bank Of England About Why Oil Crashed And Where It Is Headed Next

– What Saudi Arabia Told The Bank Of England About Why Oil Crashed And Where It Is Headed Next (ZeroHedge, March 16, 2015):

“Ladies and gentlemen. A few weeks ago, in Riyadh, I was at a small, private function along with the British central bank governor, Mark Carney. Mr Carney asked me two questions. First, why did the oil price drop? And the second, where is the price heading? I will tell you today what I said to him then.”

Ibrahim Al-Muhanna, Advisor to the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources for Saudi Arabia

And now a special challenge for Zero Hedge readers: spot the number of lies uttered by the advisor in the text above. We exclude his repeat denials of the “conspiracy theories” – those don’t count.

The Monarchs Of Money: ‘These Guys Are Really More Powerful Than The Government’ (CBC The National – Video)


YouTube Added: 29.04.2013

Commentary:

“In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. … This is the shabby secret of the welfare statists’ tirades against gold. Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the confiscation of wealth. Gold stands in the way of this insidious process. It stands as a protector of property rights. If one grasps this, one has no difficulty in understanding the statists’ antagonism toward the gold standard.”
– Alan Greenspan

“By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens. There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. The process engages all the hidden forces of economic law on the side of destruction, and does it in a manner which not one man in a million is able to diagnose.”
– John Maynard Keynes

Quantitative easing = printing money = creating money out of thin air = increasing the money supply = inflation = hidden tax on monetary assets = theft!

Please Welcome The UK To The Global Currency Wars

Please Welcome UK To The Global Currency Wars (ZeroHedge, Jan 23, 2013):

When it was announced in late November that Goldman’s Mark Carney would become head of the BOE (a “shocking” move only Zero Hedge predicted), we said that one has to be insane to be buying the GBP at those levels. Sure enough, it took just two short months before the implications of yet another Goldmanite’s pro-inflationary policies would become apparent. To wit:

  • KING SAYS BOE IS READY TO PROVIDE MORE STIMULUS IF NEEDED
  • KING SAYS QE WAS CRUCIAL IN AVOIDING U.K. DEPRESSION
  • KING SAYS U.K. BANKS SOME WAY FROM CONVINCING MARKETS ON SAFETY
  • KING SAYS POUND DROP WAS NEEDED FOR U.K. REBALANCING
  • KING: U.K. 4Q GDP ALMOST CERTAINLY CONSIDERABLY WEAKER THAN 3Q

And the punchline:

  • KING SAYS REBALANCING NEEDED TO AVOID CURRENCY WARS

In other words, please welcome the UK to the global currency wars.

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Keiser Report: TINA’s Big Black Hole (Video)

FT: ‘Wages Have To Be Slashed By 30-40% In the UK’


YouTube Added: 04.12.2012

Description:

In this episode, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert investigate the black hole of debt sucking in our economies, jobs and wealth like strings of spaghetti past the economic event horizon. In the second half, Max Keiser talks to Ned Naylor-Leyland of Cheviot Asset Management about the fishy smoke signals blowing at the LBMA regarding silver contracts and about the debate between inflation, deflation, hyperinflation actually being a debate about the final denouement of paper currencies. Ned also reveals that BBC’s flagship programme, Panorama, had interviewed him and Andrew Maguire about silver manipulation and yet have never aired the episode.

Mark Carnage: A Look At The Mess Mark Carney Is Leaving Behind In Canada

Mark Carnage (ZeroHedge, Dec 1, 2012):

The greater story behind Mark Carney’s appointment to the Bank of England may be the completion of Goldman Sachs’ multi-tentacled takeover of the European regulatory and central banking system.

But let’s take a moment to look at the mess he is leaving behind in Canada, the home of moose, maple syrup, Jean Poutine and now colossal housing bubbles. George Osborne (who as I noted last month wants more big banks in Britain) might have recruited Carney on the basis of his “success” in Canada. But in reality he is just another Greenspan — a bubble-maker and reinflationist happy to pump the banking sector full of loose money and call it “prosperity” before the irrational exuberance runs dry, and the bubble inevitably bursts.