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Alasdair Macleod - Finance and Eco.
The forthcoming global crisis
The global economy is now in an expansionary phase, with bank credit being increasingly available for non-financial borrowers. This is always the prelude to the crisis phase of the credit cycle.Most national economies are directly boosted by China, the important exception being America. This is confirmed by dollar weakness, which is expected to continue. The likely trigger for the crisis will be from the Eurozone, where the shift in monetary policy and the collapse in bond prices will be greates
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Mac Slavo - ShtfPlan
New Survey Shows Just How Hard It Is To Make Ends Meet: ‘Half Of People Need Credit Cards Just To Make It To Their Next Payday’
A new survey was done in the United Kingdom and it shows just how hard it is for young people to survive paycheck to paycheck. Almost half of those surveyed admitted to needing credit to make ends meet until they get paid again. More than half of young women have to borrow to make their funds last to the end of the month, highlighting the impact of stagnating wages, insecure work, and rising prices like taxation on millennials. A survey of 4,000 people aged 18-30 shows that 51% of young women an
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Michael J. Kosares - USAGold
Prominent establishment economist William White warns “More dangers now than 2007”
First a quick background check on William White so we know whether or not to grant his opinions more weight and status than the average analyst, this from an older, but still functional, Economist article titled The curious case of Willliam White(September, 2012): “Most recently, we have William White, a brilliant Canadian economist who used to do research at the Bank of England and the BIS before taking over the Economic Development and Review Committee at the OECD.
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Alasdair Macleod - Finance and Eco.
Outlook for the dollar price of gold
Now that gold has become overbought on Comex, the price is vulnerable to being trashed, yet again, by the too-big-to-fail banks. It is a familiar operation in gold futures markets, where speculators buying contracts protect themselves with stop-losses.All the TBTF banks need is a pause in the speculator’s buying and a little good news (bad for gold). Ideally, the active contract will be running into maturity, so the speculators are forced to put up or shut up: in other words, sell the contract,
Friday, September 15, 2017
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
British People Suddenly Stopped Buying Cars
– British people suddenly stopped buying cars – Massive debt including car loans, very low household savings – Brexit and decline in sterling and consumer confidence impacts – New cars being bought on PCP by people who could not normally afford them – UK car business has ‘exactly the same problems’ as the mortgage market 10 years ago, according to Morgan Stanley – Bank of England is investigating to make sure UK banks are not overly exposed… – Prudent British people buying gold with cash, not ca
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Charleston Voice
FOMC Minutes from 1967 Illuminating Central Bank Gold Price Suppression, Market Manipulations
The issue before us here is not so much the mechanics of deception, but the tenacity and conviction of the banking cartel to use any means to protect themselves.
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Alasdair Macleod - Finance and Eco.
Further thoughts on Gibson’s paradox
“The paradox is one of the most completely established empirical facts in the whole field of quantitative economics.” – John Maynard Keynes“The Gibson paradox remains an empirical phenomenon without a theoretical explanation” -Friedman and Schwartz“No problem in economics has been more hotly debated.” - Irving FisherIntroductionTwo years ago, I found a satisfactory solution to Gibson’s paradox.i The paradox is important, because it demonstrated that between 1750-1930, interest rates in Britain c
Friday, September 8, 2017
Chris Powell - GATA
Marcos' widow claims massive gold deposits in 177 banks in 72 countries
Way back in 2009, former first lady Imelda Marcos told this columnist and three other newsmen that her family's wealth, most of it in gold kept in 177 banks abroad, is enough to rehabilitate the Philippines and lift Filipinos from poverty. A big question is how to bring back the
Monday, September 4, 2017
Alasdair Macleod - Finance and Eco.
Gold – crossing the Rubicon
Gold is challenging the $1300 level for the third time this year. If it breaks upwards out of this consolidation phase convincingly, it could be an important event, signalling a dollar that will continue to weaken.The factors driving the dollar lower are several and disparate. The US economy is sluggish relative to the rest of the world, the rise of Asia from which America is excluded is unstoppable, geopolitics are shifting away from US global dominance, and the end is in sight for monopolistic
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
The Truth About Bundesbank Repatriation of Gold From U.S.
– Bundesbank has completed a transfer of gold worth €24B from France and U.S. – Germany has completed domestic gold storage plan 3 years ahead of schedule – In the €7.7 million plan, 54,000 gold bars were shipped and audited – In 2012 German court called for inspection of Germany’s foreign gold holdings – Decision to repatriate from Paris and New York was ‘to build trust and confidence domestically’ – 1,236t or 37% of German holdings remain in New York Fed facility – Bundesbank wants to hold gol
Friday, August 25, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Price Reverses Partially as Markets Refocusing on Jackson Hole
GOLD PRICES slipped by $5 per ounce this Thursday lunchtime, as markets turn their attention to Jackson Hole.  Gold rose to $1291 yesterday amid concerns over President Donald Trump’s threats to shut down the U.S. government and withdraw from NAFTA, writes Atsuko Whitehouse at BullionVault. Markets are focussed on the Economic Policy Symposium, which begins today at Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi are schedul
Thursday, August 24, 2017
FOFOA - FoFOA
Nine!
Wow, I can hardly believe it's been nine years. Where the heck has the time gone, and where the heck is Freegold? ;D A little more than two years ago, I changed format to an NFF (not-for-free) blog in order to keep me enthused and engaged, and more importantly, to keep out the trolls. I wished FOA had done that rather than quitting, so that's how I view it. I have hundreds of subscribers, and when they quit, so will I. The Freegold Speakeasy now has 100 posts and 20,000 comments. This being
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Sprott Money
The LBMA Is A Ploy of the Central Bank Community - Nico Simons
This article is about the way the Central Bank Community manipulates the price of gold and the role of the LBMA within. We describe some of the signs that the Central Bank Community manipulate the price of gold and that they are using the LBMA to reach their goal. Is the manipulation of the gold price a classic case of Diffusion of responsibility because so many organizations are involved and avoid taking responsibility? Manipulation is a joint effort of the Central Bank Community The sig
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Ronan Manly - Bullion Star
BullionStar quoted in Wall Street Journal article on New York Fed gold
On August 10, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published an article about the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) custody gold and the NY Fed’s gold vault. This vault is located under the New York Fed’s headquarters at 33 Liberty in Manhattan, New York City. The article, titled “The Fed Has 6,200 Tons of Gold in a Manhattan Basement – Or Does It?”, can be read on the subscription only WSJ site here, but is also viewable in full on both the Fox News Business and MorningStar websites, here and h
Saturday, August 19, 2017
USA GOLD - USA Gold
The Daily Market Report: Gold Consolidates Awaiting FOMC Minutes
USAGOLD/Peter Grant/08-16-17 Gold is consolidating within yesterday’s range, awaiting the FOMC minutes from July’s Fed confab. Earlier tests of the downside were limited and short-lived and the yellow metal is now trading modestly higher on the day. It will be interesting to see if the level of concern about waning inflation pressures was elevated beyond that which was expressed in the July policy statement. I suspect that the minutes will do nothing to mitigate the expectation that the Fed is o
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Sprott Money
The LBMA is a ploy of the Central Bank Community
This article is about the way the Central Bank Community manipulates the price of gold and the role of the LBMA within. We describe some of the signs that the Central Bank Community manipulate the price of gold and that they are using the LBMA to reach their goal. Is the manipulation of the gold price a classic case of Diffusion of responsibility because so many organizations are involved and avoid taking responsibility? Manipulation is a joint effort of the Central Bank Community The signs
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Chris Powell - GATA
Police shut down scam 'cryptocurrency boiler room' in London financial distrct
Police have shut down a fraudulent cryptocurrency business in the City of London after it was found to be cold calling investors and attempting to sell them fake online money. Fraudsters allegedly set up the business in London's square mile in an attempt to legitimise their activity persuading victims to invest in a fictional cryptocurrency. The City of London Police arrested a man on Wednesday on suspicion of helping to set up the scam call centre, or "boiler room," on Old Broad Street, which
Monday, August 14, 2017
Jan Skoyles Real Asset Co - The Real Asset Co
  The full guide to Nazi gold and currency war 
This morning’s papers and news-shows are full of the story that in 1939 the Bank of England facilitated the sale of Nazi looted gold, not just once but at least twice during that year. Both times without approval of the British government, despite an attempt to freeze Czech assets. The story of Nazi gold is both fascinating and tragic. We take a look at ‘the greatest robbery of all time’ and draw parallels with the modern day gold migration. What is Nazi gold? Nazi gold is a phrase that refers t
Monday, August 14, 2017
James Turk - Goldmoney
Shakespeare on Finance
We are told by Shakespeare: “Neither a borrower nor a lender be.” Is it good advice?Like so many things in life, the answer is - it depends. Individuals are different, and what is right for one person may not be suitable for another. What’s more, everyone’s circumstances are different, which may require different decisions that result in a myriad of outcomes.Consider too what has happened to money in the four centuries that have passed since Shakespeare penned those immortal words. The Bard hims
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Adrian Ash - Bullion Vault
August 2007: When the Central Bank Con-Trick Failed
"Whatever it takes" has so far equaled $15 trillion of QE... WEDNESDAY this week marks the 10th anniversary of what pundits, analysts and most investors now agree was the start of the global financial crisis, writes Adrian Ash at BullionVault. If they had been paying attention when the interbank credit markets first froze in fear – back on 9 August 2007 – most people wou
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
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