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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
Bullion Vault
Gold Price +0.9, Silver Investment 'Weak' as $300m 'Kill' Hits Crypto
GOLD PRICE gains of 0.9% for the week so far held firm in London trade Wednesday as world stock markets flat-lined with bonds and commodities, and news spread that hundreds of millions of dollars held in crypto-currency Ethereum have been potentially lost by a developer "error". Between $150-300 million-worth of crypto-currency was either frozen or destroyed late Monday – depending on whose analysis you read – after
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Adrian Ash - Bullion Vault
Gold Trading Slumps as 'Buy Bitcoin' Beats 'Buy Gold'
Private investor gold trading fell 1/3rd in October... GOLD TRADING among private investors slumped last month as internet searches to 'buy Bitcoin' overtook searches for the phrase 'buy gold' worldwide, writes Adrian Ash at BullionVault. The quantity of gold changing hands on BullionVault – the world's largest online marketplace for physical precious metals, now used by
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Richard Mills - Ahead of the Herd
I'm Thinking Profit Potential
As the demand for solar energy has increased so has the demand for the materials needed in the production of solar or photovoltaic panels. Once installed, solar panels produce zero emissions as they convert sunlight directly into energy via the photovoltaic effect, bypassing the turbine system found in every other commercial energy source. Azo.com Some of the better known materials used in solar panel construction are; 1. aluminum for frames 2. copper for wiring 3. silver for soldered connec
Monday, November 6, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Prices Rally Near 3-Month Lows Amid Saudi Purge and Yemen Attack
GOLD PRICES rose in all major currencies outside a rallying British Pound on Monday, gaining as crude oil hit 2-year highs amid political turmoil and violence in the Middle East. Gold prices rallied back to $1272 per ounce as oil futures rose to their highest Dollar price since mid-2015, breaching $62 per barrel of Brent crude after the weekend's "purge" and detention by new crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman of numerous Saudi princes
Monday, November 6, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Sets 13-Week Closing Low, Bitcoin +993 in 2017 as US Jobless Hits 'Tech Bubble' Low
GOLD PRICES gave back a $5 pop on new US jobs data Friday to near the weekend at $1269 per ounce – a 13-week closing low – as world stock markets slipped from new all-time highs. Crude oil rose but base metals eased back further from their 25% gains of the last 6 months. Major government bond prices ticked higher, pushing yields down, while crypto-currency Bitcoin set another fresh
Friday, November 3, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Price 'Unmoved' by Catalonia, Down 7 Months in 12 as US Stocks Up in 11 Ahead of the Fed
GOLD PRICE gains of 0.9% overnight evaporated against a rising US Dollar in London on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest policy decision, widely-expected to leave interest rates and QE unchanged. Gold popped to 1-week highs at $1280 per ounce in Asian trade overnight as the Caixin PMI survey said Chinese manufacturing activity held near stall-speed in October. Bullion prices then re
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Jan Skoyles - GoldCore
Invest In Gold To Defend Against Bail-ins
– Italy’s Veneto banking meltdown destroyed 200,000 savers and 40,000 businesses – EU bail-in rules have wiped out billions for savers and and businesses, with more at risk  – Bail-ins are not unique to Italy, all Western savers are at risk of seeing savings disappear –  Counterparty-free, physical gold bullion is best defence against bail-ins One of Italy’s twenty regions is calling for more autonomy from the state following a nonbonding referendum. Why? Because a government supported ‘rescue
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Price Slips as Catalan Crisis 'Goes International' in Belgium, Japan Cuts Inflation Forecast
GOLD PRICE gains of 0.5% evaporated in Dollar terms in London trade Tuesday as European stock markets rose with government bond prices despite the "internationalization" to Belgium of Catalonia's separatist push against Spain. With Dollar-gold trading down to last week's finish at $1272 per ounce -- the lowest Friday close since early August --  the gold price in Pounds per ounce flirted with 1-month lows for UK investors at £960, an
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Hugo Salinas Price - Plata.com
  Anecdotes and Reminiscences How unbacked fiat money corrupts society 
A well-known story from yesteryear: when Venustiano Carranza was President of Mexico (1917-1920). Carranza issued a great quantity of worthless paper money, which caused much resentment on the part of the population. Someone (whose identity was never discovered) printed up some papers, and these were pasted one night on the walls of buildings in the heart of Mexico City; the papers had the following text: “The Mexican eagle is a very cruel animal: It eats only silver, and shits only paper.” Pres
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Prices Slip in Big Week for Central-Bank Policy, Trump Campaign Managers Arrested
GOLD PRICES inched lower on Monday morning in London ahead of a busy week for central bank policy meetings, plus Donald Trump's pick for the next head of the US Federal Reserve, writes Steffen Grosshauser at BullionVault. After the European Central Bank slowed its QE stimulus growth last week, the Bank of Japan will announce its latest policy on Tuesday, followed by the Fed on Wednesday and the Bank of England on Thursd
Monday, October 30, 2017
Nathan Lewis - New World Economics
James Ledbetter Wants To Convince You That Gold Is Folly, Superstition And Madness
(This item originally appeared at Forbes.com on October 26, 2017.) https://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanlewis/2017/10/26/james-ledbetter-wants-to-convince-you-that-gold-is-folly-superstition-and-madness/#2d1a786f5785   The purpose of James Ledbetter’s new book, One Nation Under Gold (2017) is to convince you that anything to do with gold – especially basing your money on it – is folly, superstition, mania, obsession, and madness. We know this because he tells us so, in the introduction: Fixing ou
Monday, October 30, 2017
Sprott Money
Catalan Slaps the Government of Spain Across the Face, Officially Declares Independence - Nathan McDonald
UPDATE:That's how fast news on this situation is moving: as I just finished putting "digital ink" to "digital paper", the separatist region of Catalan has declared independence in the face of all the push back they are receiving from Spain. In the face of the veiled threats and potential violence, they have voted to embark down their own path. Following a vote by the Catalan parliament, speaker Carme Forcadell has the following to say; “We constitute the Catalan Republic as an independent and
Friday, October 27, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Prices +9 in 2018 Says GFMS as ECB's QE 'Taper' Dents Euro
GOLD PRICES fell against a rising US Dollar on Thursday but erased this week's earlier 0.7% loss versus the Euro currency as the European Central Bank unveiled a smaller than expected "taper" of its quantitative easing program. Vowing to keep its zero and negative interest-rate policy unchanged "for an extended period [and] well past the horizon" of QE asset purchases, the ECB said it will halve the monthly volume of bond buying to €30 billion f
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Jan Skoyles - GoldCore
Gold Will Be Safe Haven Again In Looming EU Crisis
– Gold will be safe haven again in looming EU crisis – EU crisis is no longer  just about debt but about political discontent – EU officials refuse to acknowledge changing face of politics across the union – Catalonia shows measures governments will use to maintain control – EU currently holds control over banks accounts and ability to use cash – Protect your savings with gold in the face of increased financial threat from EU Editor: Mark O’Byrne When we talk about the Eurozone crisis we are us
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Przemyslaw Radomski CFA - SunshineProfits
Abe’s Victory and Gold
On Sunday, Abe won the snap election in Japan. What does it mean for the gold market? Over the weekend, the general election to Japan’s House of Representatives took place. The Liberal Democratic Party coalition won, gaining 284 seats, while the Komeito got 29 seats. It means that the ruling coalition won 313 seats combined and will keep its two-thirds super majority in the lower house of the parliament. The results are negative for the gold market. Abe’s triumph indicates that we will see a con
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Price Slips as Bond Yields Rise But UK Rate Hike 'Not Certain' Despite 5-Yr Inflation High
GOLD PRICES gave back yesterday's bounce against a rising Dollar in London on Tuesday as world stock markets ignored Wall Street's drop, bond yields rose, and a UK policy-maker tried to cool expectations for a hike in Pound Sterling interest rates. America's S&P500 index last night capped a 5-day streak of new all-time record highs by falling 0.4%, led lower by the worst day for multinational General Electric (NYSE:GE) since August 2011 on a
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Bullion Vault
Abenomics' Landslide Win Dents Japanese Yen, Gold Prices Drop to $1275 'Support'
GOLD PRICES fell to 2-week lows against a rising US Dollar on Monday as world stock markets pushed upwards from new record closing highs after the ruling government in Japan won its 'snap' election with a landslide. The Japanese Yen sank to a 3-month low versus the Dollar, and Tokyo shares hit 21-year highs, after prime minister Shinzo Abe's decisive victory for his so-called Abenomics policies now "clears the way" for
Monday, October 23, 2017
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