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Jeff Clark - Goldsilver
These Headlines Say Gold is Building a Base for Something Big
It may be frustrating to watch the gold price remain dormant as stock markets continue to push higher. But while cryptos and Trump grab a lot of the headlines, you might be surprised to know there are significant forces behind the scenes that signal the gold market is not only strong but suggest something big is coming.Check out these reports from the last 30 days and see what conclusion you’d draw…Global Physical DemandDemand for coins and bars in North America may be low, but that’s not the wh
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Phoenix Capital - Gains Pains & Capital
What We Can Expect For Gold Prices in the Wake of the Hurricane Season
The recent spate of back-to-back hurricanes in the US is expected to compound the economic damage of an already over-extended debt. As the stock market braces for a correction, traders are inclined to sell out of riskier stock markets and take refuge in safe havens like gold. Although it will take months for the impact of the hurricane season to be apparent, investors are already losing appetite for risk and investing in secure assets as gold. This was evident from the figures leading up to the
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The Energy Report
Cobalt Pure-Play Hitched to Electric Vehicle Boom
Forecasts of an electric vehicle boom are behind skyrocketing demand for cobalt, a major component in batteries. In this interview with The Energy Report, Anthony Milewski, CEO of Cobalt 27 Capital Corp., discusses the company's unique position as a two-pronged pure-play on cobalt. The Energy Report: Would you bring us up to date on what's happening in the cobalt market? Anthony Milewski: A few weeks ago was LME Week in London, which is the annual gathe
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Peter McKenzie-Brown - Language Instinct
Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961); The Sun Also Rises, 1926 Hemingway began his career as a writer in a newspaper office in Kansas City at the age of seventeen. After the United States entered the First World War, he joined a volunteer ambulance unit in the Italian army served at the front and was wounded and spent considerable time in hospitals. After his return to the United States, he became a reporter for The Toronto Star, which sent him back to Europe to cover such events as the Greek Revolut
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Mickey Fulp - Mercenary Geologist
The Never-Ending Wars of the United States of America
A Monday Morning Musing from Mickey the Mercenary Geologist"War is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives. A racket is best described, I believe, as something that is not what it seems to the majority of the people. Only a small 'inside' group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefi
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Mish - Global Economic Analysis
Merkel Backs New German Elections: Procedures Dictate Spring 2018
Angela Merkel backed new elections after coalition talks collapsed. Procedures suggest elections in Spring of 2018.Angela Merkel is not officially chancellor. Her role in calling new elections is limited. The power to call new elections is up to President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. However, the Independent reports Steinmeier called on the parties to “reconsider their attitudes” in order to avert a political crisis in what has long been the most stable country in the EU. “I expect the parties to m
Monday, November 20, 2017
Mish - Global Economic Analysis
Merkel Coalition Collapses: New Elections Coming?
Merkel's coalition talks collapsed when FDP leader walked out stating “It is better not to govern than to govern badly.”Irreconcilable migration and energy differences between four parties led to a Collapse in Merkel's Coalition Talks . Chancellor Angela Merkel has two unpleasant options: Forming a minority government or fresh elections. Exploratory talks to form Germany’s next coalition government collapsed shortly before midnight on Sunday when the pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP) wa
Monday, November 20, 2017
John Butler - Goldmoney
Financial crisis dynamics, the ‘shadow’ gold demand, and Mene
The study of financial crises is as old as the economics discipline itself. One of the most prominent theorists of financial crises ever to hold a senior Federal Reserve policy position was John Exter, vice-president of the New York Federal Reserve during the 1950s. Several years ago I co-wrote a series of essays on Exter’s theories together with his sonin- law, Barry Downs. In this paper, building on Exter’s work, including his eponymous ‘pyramid’, I introduce a new ‘hourglass’ framework for un
Friday, November 17, 2017
Egon von Greyerz - Matterhorn AM
THE BIGGEST WEALTH TRANSFER IN HISTORY
What will happen between now and 2025? Nobody knows of course but I will later in this article have a little peek into the next 4-8 years. The concentration of wealth in the world has now reached dangerous proportions. The three richest people in the world have a greater wealth than the bottom 50%. The top 1% have a wealth of $33 trillion whilst the bottom 1% have a debt $196 billion. The interesting point is not just that the rich are getting richer and the poor poorer. More interesting is to
Friday, November 17, 2017
Andy Hoffman - Miles Franklin
Stumbling Into the Bubble Zone
Bubbles are a fact of financial life! We know about the Dutch Tulip Bubble and the English South Sea bubble.  Silly – right?  They couldn’t happen in this modern age! Think again! Consider the following examples, a few of many that could be shown. Amazon, Apple and Bitcoin. Amazon, Apple, Bitcoin and other stocks show vertical rises – classic bubble behavior.  They might implode soon or their prices could rise even higher.  There are few limits on crazy price moves and central bank currency p
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Chris Powell - GATA
Another insider feels compelled to admit the gold market is rigged
Writing over the weekend for the Sharps Pixley bullion dealership in London, market analyst Lawrie Williams confided that he increasingly believes that the gold market is being rigged. Williams wrote that he has been pushed to such a conclusion by the growing number of smashes to the market out of the blue. Williams wrote: "We have just seen yet another instance of a totally insane volume of notional gold hitting the futures markets, surely designed to stop any positive momentum for gold in its
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Mac Slavo - ShtfPlan
Deadly Plague Could MUTATE And Become Untreatable As It Spreads Globally
Face masks are placed on children in Antananarivo, Madagascar (AP Photo/Alexander JOE) The pneumonic plague has already infected 2,000 in Madagascar and killed 143 in the country’s worst outbreak in 50 years. But health officials are now warning the deadly bacteria could mutate and become untreatable as it spreads across the globe. Coupled with the high likelihood that this disease could spread globally by an infected traveler getting on a plane to Europe or America, health officials are now war
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Chris Powell - GATA
Shilling for Bundesbank, FT avoids key questions about gold
Yesterday the Financial Times continued its campaign to persuade the world that nothing deceptive is going on in the gold sector, publishing a long article lauding the German Bundesbank and its board member, Carl-Ludwig Thiele, for flawlessly arranging the repatriation of some of the central bank's gold from London, Paris, and New York. At least the article, appended here, quotes the founder of Germany's "Repatriate Our Gold" campaign, Peter Boehringer, who just has been elected to the country's
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
James Howard Kunstler
  What Now? 
It must be exciting to wake up on a gilded bed somewhere in Riyadh and realize that you are Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, mover and shaker of Middle East order. Actually, exciting just to have woken up at all. Perhaps Prince MBS checks to make sure that there aren’t seventy-two virgins in the room before he rises to prayers, state business, and the prospect of World War Three. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has been a giant gasoline bomb waiting to explode for decades. It occupies o
Monday, November 13, 2017
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Gold Coins and Bars Saw Demand Rise 17 to 222T in Q3
– Gold coins and bars saw demand rise 17% to 222t in Q3, driven largely by China – Chinese investors bought price dips, notching up fourth consecutive quarter of growth – Jewellery, ETF demand fell while gold coins and bars saw increased demand  – Central banks bought a robust 111t of gold bullion bars (+25% y-o-y) – Russia, Turkey & Kazakhstan account for 90% of 111t of central bank demand – Turkey increased gold purchases and saw broad based physical gold demand – Gold demand in Q3 at eight-ye
Friday, November 10, 2017
Egon von Greyerz - Matterhorn AM
EVERY WORKING AMERICAN OWES $ 1.5 MILLION
The facts just don’t add up. US wages are falling, trade deficit is at 10 year high, debt is surging so are stocks and the US Government has again managed to publish a number of contradicting employment figures that make no sense whatsoever. A CONFIDENT BUT UNEMPLOYED CONSUMER US Consumer Sentiment US Consumer Sentiment is the highest in 13 years. At the same time US October Household Employment Survey dropped 484,000 and the Labour Force shrank by 765,000. But due to manipulation of the figure
Friday, November 10, 2017
Alasdair Macleod - Finance and Eco.
Cryptos may destabilise fiat 
The assumption in some quarters is that crypto-currencies will replace gold as money, or at least challenge it. This is an error borne out of a misunderstanding of catallactics, or the theory of exchange. It also ignores the fact that beyond a few European countries and North America, gold is firmly money in the minds of ordinary people. I wrote an article on this subject, explaining why cryptocurrencies are not a new form of money, here.Anyone reading this article may wish to read my original a
Friday, November 10, 2017
Bullion Vault
12-Month Demand to Buy Gold Sub-4,000 Tonnes 1st Time Since 2010, Mine Supply 10 Larger
BUY GOLD prices traded at 3-week highs and more against all major currencies outside the Japanese Yen on Thursday, rising despite new data showing the weakest 12-monthly gold demand since early 2010. Global gold buying demand fell below 4,000 tonnes between October 2016 and September this year, with global gold mining output larger by almost one-tenth. Western stock markets fell again, as did We
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Jan Skoyles - GoldCore
Prepare For Interest Rate Rises And Global Debt Bubble Collapse
– Diversify, rebalance investments and prepare for interest rate rises – UK launches inquiry into household finances as £200bn debt pile looms – Centuries of data forewarn of rapid reversal from ultra low interest rates – 700-year average real interest rate in last 700 years is 4.78% (must see chart) – Massive global debt bubble – over $217 trillion (see table) – Global debt levels are building up to a gigantic tidal wave – Move to safe haven higher ground from coming tidal wave Editor: Mark O’B
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Oilprice.com - oilprice.com
Don’t Expect Palladium Prices to Plunge
Over the past month, there has been a deluge of news heralding a new era of palladium, which has soared above the $1000 per ounce mark for the first time in the past 16 years. Moreover, palladium also overtook platinum and is still being traded at a premium to it. The overwhelming majority (78 percent) of the world’s palladium is used in gasoline-fueled cars’ catalytic converters, with minor volumes going into electronic resistor production and dental construction. A plethora of factors has been
Thursday, November 9, 2017
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