Friday, December 28, 2012
|Anubis, the judge of the dead, fiat money in this case.|
Currency controls are now in place and there is a ban on traveling with more than $10,000 in cash. Egyptian officials are becoming worried as savings account withdrawals increase in the face of a depreciating pound and public rumors of central bank confiscation of deposits.
On Tuesday, Presidential spokesperson Yasser Ali confirmed the government’s decision which limits all travelers from “bringing foreign currency into the country or carrying it out to only $10,000.” Ali added that “any funds over US$10,000 must be transferred electronically” and the decision also forbids sending cash through the mail.
Previously under the original law, any amounts above $10,000 or their equivalent in foreign currencies simply had to be declared to authorities.
In this episode, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss Hank Paulson sightings in Chicago and the Boxing Day presents for the global peasants from the global elite, including 45 bad banker apples (at UBS) and an attempt to part the people of India from their gold hoard. In the second half, Max Keiser talks to trends forecaster, Gerald Celente of TrendsResearch.com about the next American Revolution and Nehru jackets.