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Photo Auteur The “New” Cold War and the Power of Gold  by  Dan PopescuGoldbroker -
The Cold War describes a state of political and military tension, after World War II, between powers in the Western Bloc (United States, Western Europe... Read more
Photo Auteur The Yield Curve and Our Weakened Economy  by  Frank Shostak 
So far in August the differential between the yield on the 10-year Treasury note and the yield on the 3-month Treasury bill stands at 2.38 percent against 2.95... Read more
Photo Auteur Above-ground Gold Stock - How Much Is There and Why Does it Matter?  by  Dan Popescu Goldbroker -
To understand the price of gold, the relevant supply is the total supply, not the new supply coming to market during the last year, week or month. The... Read more
Photo Auteur Statism is Relativism With Reference Only To Itself  by  Jesse Le Cafe Americain -
"If relativism signifies contempt for fixed categories and those who claim to be the bearers of objective immortal truth, then there is nothing more relativistic... Read more
Photo Auteur I Blame The Central Banks  by  Chris Martenson Chris Martenson -
The current bubbles in financial assets -- in equities and bonds of all grades and quality -- raging in every major market across the globe are no accident. They... Read more
Photo Auteur The interest trap… . . . and what it means to the gold market  by  Michael J. Kosares USA Gold -
"Interest rates on Treasury securities, which have been exceptionally low since the recession are projected to increase in the next few years as the... Read more
Photo Auteur A look at the coming 30-year inflation cycle  by  Clif DrokeClif -
The upcoming bottom of the 60-year cycle will drastically alter the U.S. economic landscape.  The ending of the long-term disinflationary/deflationary... Read more
Photo Auteur Will the US succeed in breaking Russia to maintain dollar hegemony?...  by  Clive Maund Clive Maund -
In Why they are making an enemy of Russia? we looked at two of the key reasons why the US is making an enemy of Russia, namely the promotion of conflict... Read more
Photo Auteur Chill Winds  by  James Howard Kunstler -
T he new year officially starts in January, but for me, and perhaps many of you, the internal calendar re-sets at the end of the summer, where the programming... Read more
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Photo AuteurObama Has No Middle East Strategy? Good!  by  Ron PaulDaily Paul -
Last week President Obama admitted that his administration has not worked out a strategy on how to deal with the emergence of the Islamic State in Iraq ... Read more
Photo AuteurEconomic Abundance with a Shrinking Population: Why Not?  by  Nathan LewisNew World Economics -
Perhaps one of the silliest myths around today, in my opinion, is the notion that a shrinking overall population naturally causes or leads to economic... Read more
Photo AuteurThe Fed's Ice Bucket Challenge  by  Michael PentoPento Portfolio Strategies -
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past month, you have more than likely heard of the ALS Ice bucket challenge. But, just in case you have ... Read more
Photo AuteurBusybody Nation  by  James Howard -  (12)
I f anyone above a kindergarten pay-grade has figured out America’s vital interest in the Ukraine, it has not been reported — or even leaked from the foundering... Read more
Argentine Peso Collapses on Top of Rogue Regime - Wolf Richter
Some Wisdom About Leadership From the Depths of the Depression - Jesse - Le Cafe Américain
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Photo AuteurJohn Butler – We live in exceptional, interesting times  by  Egon von GreyerzMatterhorn Asset Management -
“The Matterhorn London Interviews – Aug 2014: John Butler” “We live in exceptional, interesting times” Video interview: In this 3rd of a series of London... Read more
Photo AuteurThe MOAMOPE  by  Bill MurphyLe Metropole Cafe -
James C.McShirley’s comment here below is a must read. The advent of computer generated trading algorithms heralded a quantum leap forward in the ... Read more
Photo Auteur Silver and the Unmentionables  by  Jeffrey LewisSilver Coin Investor -  (7)
The purpose of a taboo is to avoid destruction. Those who do not respect the taboos of a culture endanger the cultural identity.Therefore, disregarding... Read more
Photo AuteurThe Credit Gradient  by  Keith WeinerMonetary Metals -
The United States, and every country, is subject to a monetary authority and legal tender laws. Here in the U.S. we have the Federal Reserve, a central... Read more
Photo AuteurProfiting from Coming QE / Debt Consequences  by  DeepcasterDeepcaster -
“Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital,… recently gave a presentation of his book….The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy – How to Save Yourself... Read more
Long Dated U.S. Treasuries, Government Debt, and Gold - Jay Taylor - Kitco
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Photo AuteurPalladium Breaks Multi-Year High Over $900; Russian SWIFT Payment Ban Proposed By UK  by  Mark O'ByrneGoldcore -
Palladium Breaks Multi-Year High Over $900; Russian SWIFT Payment Ban Proposed By UK The palladium price made a new 13 year high today and reached $909/oz,... Read more
Photo AuteurHUI Timing Boxes  by  Gary TanashianBiiwii -
By Gary TanashianIn the previous post it was mentioned that the 2013-2014 would-be bottoming grind in HUI has been almost exactly the duration of the 2010-2011... Read more
Photo AuteurMarket Report: Summer doldrums coming to an end  by  Alasdair MacleodFinance And -
The pattern of trading in precious metals changed for the better this week. After London's bank holiday on Monday, for the first time in a long time the... Read more
Photo Auteur“Central Banks Should Give Money Directly To The People” – Gold Bullish CFR Proposal  by  Mark O'ByrneGoldcore -
“Central Banks Should Give Money Directly To The People” – Gold Bullish CFR Proposal Helicopter Janet? Last week, a very radical proposal appeared in... Read more
Photo AuteurGold Daily and Silver Weekly Charts - A Tale of Two Metals Markets -  by  JesseLe Cafe Americain -
Nothing of particular interest was shown in the Comex reports from yesterday. Tomorrow we bid adieu to the August contract. Time to move our eyes to... Read more
Central banks get discounts for trading EVERYTHING through CME Group and Comex - Chris Powell - Gata
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Photo AuteurFive myths about the Gold Standard I : Ron Paul and Larry McDonald  by  Charleston VoiceKnology -  (5)
Americans are for the most part ignorant of the gold 'standard' envisioned by Ron Paul. Before the 'unenlightened ones' lend an ear to the quacks and... Read more
Photo AuteurThe Millennium Star  by  Famous diamonds
The 777-carat rough diamond that was eventually transformed into the 203.04-carat "Millennium Star" diamond was discovered in the Mbuji-Mayi district of... Read more
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Photo AuteurWhere does the term ‘Dollar’ originate?  by  Perth Mint BlogThe Perth Mint -  (5)
The origin of the Dollar can be traced back to Joachimsthal or ‘Saint Joachim’s Valley’ in Bohemia, where silver was discovered in 1519. The local... Read more
Photo AuteurThe Lost Cabin Mine  by  Lost Mines
1898 : The claim recently made in a western newspaper that the famous "Lost Cabin" gold mine has been found recalls the fact that the mine has been "found"... Read more
The BIS : Ruling The World of Money - Edward Jay Epstein
The relevance and importance of Gold in the World Monetary System - Peter W. Millar - Gata
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Photo Auteur1st September 1939 and Other Poems  by  JesseLe Cafe Americain -
The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from shook foil; It gathers to a greatness, like the ooze of oil Crushed.... Read more
 From Bondage to Bondage - Food for thought  (12)
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Photo AuteurGold Market Update  by  Clive MaundClive Maund -
Gold and silver are at a critical juncture ? either they break down to new lows soon or a major new uptrend is about to start. Which is it? ? while we... Read more
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China banks boost precious metals hoard amid lease demand Chris Powell
Finance and Liberty interviews GATA Chairman Bill Murphy Chris Powell
 Here's why the gold and silver miners don't complain about price suppression Chris Powell  (4)
 TF Metals Report: Removing any doubt Chris Powell
Franklin Roosevelt: On Labor, Wages, and Confidence Jesse
Gold & Silver Market Morning Julian D. W. Phillips
Available Now - New Australian Lunar And Kookaburra Bullion Coins Perth Mint Blog
Silver Forum Members Visit The Perth Mint Perth Mint Blog
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Photo AuteurPrecious Metals Continue To Show Weakness With One Exception  by  Warren BevanPrecious Metals Stock Review -
By Warren BevanU.S. markets and leading stocks continue to show strong and positive action, mostly early in the week.It really has been a great August,... Read more
Stock Trading Alert: Indexes Remain Close To Long-Term Highs – Which Direction Is Next? - Przemyslaw Radomski CFA - SunshineProfits
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Photo AuteurThe Mystery Of The Discount Rate  by  Antal E. Fekete
In the previous Lecture I explained how discounting bills of exchange was invented, how the discount rate appeared, and how changes in the propensity to... Read more
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Photo AuteurA Warning to Those Grown Bored with Gold  by  Rick AckermanRick's Picks -
I’m starting to warm once again to gold. Like many of you, I never gave up on it, I had just grown too bored to care. With the bear market in bullion about... Read more
Photo AuteurFed Vice Chairman Warns: Your Bank May Seize Your Money to Recapitalize Itself  by  Mac SlavoSHTFPlan -
At the height of the financial crisis in 2008 the U.S. government forced some of the countries largest banks to take “bailout” funds amounting to billions... Read more
Photo AuteurEurozone Manufacturing PMI at 13-Month Low, with Germany Worse than Expected, Italy and France in Co  by  MishGlobal Economic Analysis -
The Markit Eurozone Manufacturing final data shows Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 13-month low in August. The rate of expansion in eurozone manufacturing... Read more
Photo AuteurVenezuelan Bolivar Plunges to Record Low on Black Market; Bond Default Coming Up in October?  by  MishGlobal Economic Analysis -
Please consider the "official" exchange rate of the Bolivar to the USD. Bolivar vs. US Dollar From 2005 to 2009 the official exchange rate was 2 bolivars... Read more
Photo Auteur Massive 60% Stock Market Correction Coming: “Period Of Extreme Turmoil”  by  Mac SlavoSHTFPlan -  (4)
The confidence game is almost up warns Prudent Bear Fund President David Tice. And when the economic recovery and stock market build-up is finally revealed... Read more
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France Needs a "Thatcher Moment" But First a Depression Mish
Black Sea Oil Claims Before and After Russia Annexed Crimea Mish
Putin Calls for Eastern Ukraine Statehood Mish
Eurozone Currency Dispute Intensifies: France Wants More ECB Action to Correct Overvalued Euro, Germ Mish
 More Mindless Sanctions? Merkel a Liar or a Fool? Mish
Obamacare Fine Print: Beware the Medicaid and Medi-Cal Clawbacks and Liens Mish
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Zimplats commences work on refinery - nehandaradio
Silver price extends fall from 13-day high as dollar strengthens - invezz
Removing Any Doubt: Are Precious Metals Being Manipulated? - investing
OANDA halts margin trading on precious metals in the United States - leaprate
Africa's biggest fund manager favours platinum equities over gold - moneyweb
PIC backs its platinum holdings - iol
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GOLD - Billionaire George Soros Sold $112 Million of This Gold Miner - fool
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