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James Howard Kunstler
Forecast 2018 — What Could Go Wrong? 
Markets If you take your cues from Consensus Trance Central — the cable news networks, The New York Times, WashPost, and HuffPo — Trump is all that ails this foundering empire. Well, Trump and Russia, since the Golden Golem of Greatness is in league with Vladimir Putin to loot the world, or something like that. Since I believe that the financial system is at the heart of today’s meta-question (What Could Go Wrong?), it would be perhaps more to the point to ask: what has held this matrix of racke
Monday, January 1, 2018
Mish - Global Economic Analysis
  EU Threatens Poland With Article 7, Loss of Voting Rights 
The EU is upset with Poland because it doesn't uphold "European Values". In response, the EU threatens Article 7. Background Article 2 of EU treaty demands countries in the EU Promote and Safeguard European Values Article 7 is a sanctions procedure that the EU can impose on countries the EU deems to have violated Article 2. Article 7 has never been used. Sanctions include removal of voting rights. Poland has irked the EU because of judicial reforms the EU does not agree with, and also becau
Monday, December 18, 2017
Mish - Global Economic Analysis
Polexit Threat: EU Increasingly Upset About Poland Ignoring Rules
The Polish government increasingly defies EU rules. Since Poland is the largest aid recipient, the EU is hopping mad.Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic are all in open defiance of EU migration rules. In addition, Poland's Law & Justice party move to take control of the courts was condemned by the European Parliament and European Commission. The situation is now to the point where various countries want to shut off aid to Poland, but given the EU treaty makes penalizing countries extremely d
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Alasdair Macleod - Finance and Eco.
Inflation v Deflation – State Finances
There is a general belief, and that is all it is, that state finances fare better in an inflationary environment than a deflationary one. This perception arises from the transfer of wealth from lenders to the state through a devaluation of the currency, which occurs with monetary inflation, compared with the transfer of wealth from the state to its creditors through deflation. The effect is undoubtedly true, even though it is played down by governments, but it ignores what happens to continuing
Friday, December 8, 2017
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
The Golden Thorn In The Flesh, Part 2
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Saturday, October 21, 2017
Philip Barton - Gold Standard Institute
Stock to Flow Ratio - A Primer
The importance of gold's stock to flow ratio is greatly underestimated. I first came across the concept in 2009 at a lecture by Professor Antal E. Fekete in Szombathely, Hungary. It fascinated me and the more I looked at its implications, the more amazed that I became, not least of which because my search engine couldn't locate a single piece of writing on the subject anywhere. The stock to f
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
Forward Thinking On Backwardation
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Saturday, October 7, 2017
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
The New Austrian School of Economics 
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Saturday, September 30, 2017
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
The Hungarian Connection
Gold is the most misunderstood metal in human history, because of the economists' failure to distinguish between its dynamic and static aspects in representing values. Economists have blithely assumed all along that the value of gold is the same whether it flows freely from one hand to the next, or whether the movement of gold is obstructed, in the worst case arrested, by the government (soon to be aped by banks and individuals
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Nathan Lewis - New World Economics
Real World Examples Of More Revenue With A 15 Corporate Tax Rate
(This item originally appeared at Forbes.com on September 14, 2017.) https://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanlewis/2017/09/14/real-world-examples-of-more-revenue-with-a-15-corporate-tax-rate/#3619e6cf4d15 One of the harder economic concepts to embrace is that tax revenues, as a percentage of GDP, are often lower when rates are higher, and higher when rates are lower. Huh? The reason is that high rates have a multitude of effects, among them: people do not engage in highly-taxed activities; and there
Friday, September 15, 2017
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
Keeping our Eyes Peeled for the Silver and Gold Basis
Here is a question for the discriminating observer. How is it that interest-rate derivatives do not obey the Law of Supply and Demand? The more there are of them, the more they are in demand
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
Our Diseased Monetary Bloodstream
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Friday, August 11, 2017
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
What You Always Wanted To Know About Gold* 
To say that the gold standard is not practicable is the same to say that honesty is not practicable, and Constitutions are made to be blithely ignored when convenient. The American Constitution, for example, mandates a metallic monetary standard for the United States in the clearest possible language. Opponents of the gold standard have never been able to muster up the moral fortitude to amend the Constitution so as to formalize the abolishing of the
Monday, August 7, 2017
Mish - Global Economic Analysis
EU Deposit Insurance, a Bank Crisis in Italy and Greece, and the Coming Ban on Cash
Last week we investigated nonperforming EU loans and an EU proposal to freeze accounts if a run on a bank starts. Today let’s investigate the EU’s deposit insurance scheme with the likely result being a ban on cash. On July 19, with little media publicity, the EU Single Resolution Board issued a statement with this exact title: Press Release – Banking Union – Single Resolution Board collects €6.6 billion in annual contributions to the Single Resolution Fund, now reaching €17 billion in total. F
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Perth Mint Blog
Franz Liszt: the first pop phenomenon
In many ways Franz Liszt was the JustinBieber of his day. It’s been said that Liszt generated such excitement that women would literally attack him: tear bits of his clothing, fight over broken piano strings and locks of his shoulder-length hair. Born in Hungary in 1811, Liszt stood over six feet tall and had flashing brown eyes.
Monday, July 31, 2017
Mish - Global Economic Analysis
Over €1 Trillion Nonperforming EU Loans: EU vs US Percentages
An EU report out this month shows nonperforming loans were a staggering €1.092 trillion as of the end of 2016. The average non-performing rate in the EU is 5.1%, down from 5.7% in 2015. For comparison purposed, a World Bank Report has the US at 1.3%, Japan at 1.5%, and Canada at 0.6% In contrast, Greece and Cyprus have NPL ratios of 46% and 45% respectively. Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Slovenia, and Romania all have NPL ratios between 10% and 20%. Non-Performing Loans
Friday, July 28, 2017
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
Gold Vanishing Into Private Hoards The Dollar: An Agonizing Reappraisal Part One 
The first thing to know about gold is that there is no alternative to it. Gold is the one and only commodity that has no marketing problem. There is no sales resistance and no competition to overcome. A gold reserve is as important for the nation as a bank account for the firm or individual. You keep part of your funds in idle bank balances in order to be ’liquid’ - to be able to pay your bills. Gold is the ultimate and unquestioned world-wide ’liquidity’.
Saturday, July 22, 2017
USA GOLD - USA Gold
Shanghai Gold Exchange to offer yuan-back futures contract in Budapest
South China Morning Post/Maggie Zhang/06-21-17 China is looking to expand the use of its yuan-denominated gold fix overseas, the chairman of the mainland China’s sole gold bourse said on Wednesday, reflecting on Beijing’s attempt to vie for a bigger say in the price-setting of the precious metal. It is now expected that a gold futures contract based on China’s yuan-backed gold benchmark price could be listed on the Budapest Stock Exchange in Hungary as soon as the second half of this year, said
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Chris Powell - GATA
Shanghai Gold Exchange to offer yuan-back futures contract in Budapest
By Maggie Zhang South China Morning Post, Hong Kong Wednesday, June 21, 2017 China is looking to expand the use of its yuan-denominated gold fix overseas, the chairman of the mainland China's sole gold bourse said today, reflecting on Beijing's attempt to vie for a bigger say in the price-setting of the precious metal. It is now expected that a gold futures contract based on China's yuan-backed gold benchmark price could be listed on the Budapest Stock Exchange in Hungary as soon as the second h
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Mac Slavo - ShtfPlan
Pictured: Hungary’s New Electrified Border Wall, Watch Towers And Guards Outfitted With Machine Guns
The country of Hungary, 95% of whose citizens opposed European Union migrant quotas in a recent referendum, has reportedly electrified key portions of their border fence. According to Index.hu, when approaching the border outside of authorized border crossings, those attempting to enter the country will be met with warning signs in Hungarian, Serbian and Arabic advising them that the fence has been electrified. Kit Daniels reports: It may not be a full fence shield, but there are fixed wires run
Saturday, May 13, 2017
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