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Photo Auteur Economist’s 1999 Warning Now Seems Quaint  by  Rick Ackerman Rick's Picks -
[My apocalyptic interview with economist Kurt Richebächer in 1999 seems almost quaint 15 years after it appeared in the SundaySan Francisco Examiner. He... Read more
Photo Auteur The American Religion of Violence  by  Tom DiLorenzo 
Laurence Vance has coined the word “warvangelical” to describe so-called evangelical Christians who are obsessed with supporting all of the state’s wars... Read more
Photo Auteur Joy  by  Jesse Le Cafe Americain -
If I have learned anything in the past few years, it is that work and money and the markets are only things.   Important, but only as means to the ends,... Read more
Photo Auteur Legal Tender Renders Planning Impossible  by  Keith Weiner Monetary Metals -
There is much confusion over what the legal tender law does. I have read articles, written by people who are otherwise knowledgeable about economics, claiming... Read more
Photo Auteur Useful Idiots and the Something For Nothing Society - Part 1 of 3  by  Ty Andros Trader View -
This week's TedBits is as important a commentary as any I have ever written in my 10+ years writing Austrian analysis of the unfolding world macroeconomics ... Read more
Photo Auteur Upton Sinclair: The Moneychangers  by  Jesse Le Cafe Americain -
"It had all worked out beautifully, according to the schedule. The stock market was falling to pieces—some of the leading stocks were falling several points... Read more
Photo Auteur Sean Rakhimov: Upward Trend a Silver Investor's Friend  by  The Gold Report The Gold Report -
The Gold Report: The Washington D.C.-based Silver Institute reports that net silver demand has exceeded net silver supply each year since 2004, with a... Read more
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Photo Auteur It's Deja Vu Disappointment All Over Again  by  Michael PentoPento Portfolio Strategies -
Baseball great Yogi Berra had a saying "It's déjà vu all over again", and every year around this time, I am reminded of those words. As we have once... Read more
Photo AuteurGreen Slime: The Return of Franken-Money  by  JesseLe Cafe Americain -  (6)
"Gentlemen! I too have been a close observer of the doings of the Bank of the United States. I have had men watching you for a long time, and am convinced... Read more
Photo AuteurThere Will Be No Warning When the Next Crisis Hits  by  Graham SummersGains, Pains and Capital -  (9)
Yesterday we wrote about the Cyprus bank “bail-in” noting that while ordinary citizens were screwed, connected insiders had ample time to get their... Read more
Photo AuteurThe Great Manipulation of Financial Markets Seems to be Reaching its Limits  by  Philippe HerlinGoldbroker -
The great manipulation of financial markets seems to be reaching its limits; bubbles are at their highest, and so are risks. The central banks’ money printing... Read more
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Photo AuteurLike Dripping Silver Icicles  by  Keith WeinerMonetary Metals -
I don’t typically emphasize price charts in analyzing the market, however something unusual has been happening in the spot (physical) silver market. It... Read more
Photo AuteurOn the Path To a Better Monetary System: Bretton Woods Didn't Fail Because of the "Balance of Paymen  by  Nathan LewisNew World Economics -
Today is a period when we are building the foundation for the monetary systems of the future – what former Fed chief Paul Volcker recently called... Read more
Photo AuteurFDR: The Great Gold Confiscator Speaks *audio*  by  Charleston VoiceKnology -
It's hard to imagine a greater theft from the American people than their personal gold savings.  This stolen gold was then exchanged to foreign bankers... Read more
Photo AuteurThe Bank of England, 1914-1941  by  Nathan LewisNew World Economics -
Today we are looking at the balance sheet of the Bank of England, 1914-1941. The source of the data is the Federal Reserve's Banking and Monetary... Read more
Photo AuteurThe End of Gold and Silver Mining  by  Andy HoffmanMiles Franklin -  (7)
How many reasons to own precious metals- and fear all else-what can I say? I guess we’ll see today, culminating in today’s topic du jour – the increased... Read more
Gold Friendly BRICS Challenge the Dollar and the Fed - Jay Taylor - Kitco
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Photo AuteurToo Low for Too Long?  by  Tim IaconoThe Mess that Greenspan Made -
With U.S. equity markets making new record highs on a weekly (if not daily) basis, there’s been a notable increase in the amount of “bubble talk” recently,... Read more
Photo AuteurSilver Manipulation To End; $150 Per Ounce Possible - Video  by  Mark O'ByrneGoldcore -
Today’s AM fix was USD 1,305.00, EUR 971.20 and GBP 768.55 per ounce. Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,292.50, EUR 961.18  and GBP  761.64 per ounce. Gold climbed... Read more
Photo Auteur205,000 or 205 tonnes of gold, why commas matter  by  Bron SucheckiGoldChat -
Karen Hudes latest refers to "The UBS is holding 205,000 MT under the Global Debt Facility for the benefit of humankind" and she provides a link to a letter... Read more
Photo AuteurGold should be setting up the summer low during July 25 to July 30th  by  Bill DowneyGold Trends -
INTRA-DAY NEWSLETTER ~ July 25 2014 Oil Spikes, Stocks Dump As Van Rompuy Gives Green Light To Extend Russian Sanctions To Oil Submitted by Tyler Durden... Read more
Photo AuteurMarket Report: Corrective Action  by  Alasdair MacleodFinance And -
Precious metals drifted lower over the week in quiet trading. The bears took comfort in the lack of a positive price reaction to political news from the... Read more
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Photo AuteurThe Oppenheimer  by  Famous diamonds
The Oppenheimer Diamond, named after the feted South African gold mining entrepreneur- Sir Ernest Oppenheimer, is one of the biggest uncut diamonds on... Read more
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Photo AuteurJuly 22, 1944 : Bretton Woods and the New Gold Exchange Standard (the U.S.) 1945-1968  by  Murray N. -
The new international monetary order was conceived and then driven through by the United States at an international monetary conference at Bretton Woods,... Read more
The Two Sources Of Credit - Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
The Political Chances of Genuine Liberalism - Ludwig Von Mises -
England vs. the Price System - Henry Hazlitt -
Can the US return to a Gold Standard ? (Alan Greenspan 1981) - Gold Standard - Wall Street Journal
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Photo AuteurIf all bank loans were paid up…  by  Money as debt  (4)
'If all the bank loans were paid up, no one would have a bank deposit, and there would not be a dollar of currency or coin in circulation. This is a... Read more
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Photo AuteurThe Coming Slump  by  Alasdair Macleod  (3) - Finance And -
Governments and central banks have made little or no progress in recovering from the Lehman crisis six years ago. The problem is not helped by dependence... Read more
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What Is the Effective Limitation on the Fed's Ability to 'Print Money?' Jesse
SP 500 and NDX Futures Daily Charts - Calm Before the News Jesse
Gold Daily and Silver Weekly Charts - Very Quiet Option Expiration Jesse
Lloyds Bank fined $370 million for rigging Libor Chris Powell
Possible discrepancy in GLD's gold bar accounting Chris Powell
GoldCore's O'Byrne discusses market manipulation with Jan Skoyles on 'Get Real' Chris Powell
Failure of options expiration smashdown hints of gold price explosion, Embry says Chris Powell
Financial Times deleted gold manipulation story because it was too 'sensitive' Chris Powell
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Photo AuteurGold and Silver  by  Florian GrummesThe SilverGoldSpot -
Personal note: Please like my Facebook page. I am posting updates & interesting links daily: Take... Read more
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Photo AuteurDeflation or Runaway Inflation  by  Antal E. Fekete
Runaway inflation is not a monetary phenomenon, the claims of monetarists notwithstanding. It is an interest-rate phenomenon predicated on the linkage.... Read more
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Photo AuteurWhy Inflation Is Not Yet Showing Up In The Data  by  Graham SummersGains, Pains and Capital -
Since 2007, the world’s Central Banks have collectively put more than $10 trillion into the financial system since 2008. To put that number into perspective,... Read more
Photo AuteurALERT: Delivered By Airplane: Ebola Now Threatens 21 Million People In Major Metro Area  by  Mac SlavoSHTFPlan -
In January the U.S.-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the next plane could bring a pandemic. At the time, they were referring... Read more
Photo AuteurBeloved CEO Fired By Board For Being Insufficiently Ruthless: Employees Walk Off Their Jobs In Prote  by  JesseLe Cafe Americain -
"Just remember this, Mr. Potter, that this rabble you're talking about,  they do most of the working and paying and living and dying in this community.... Read more
Photo AuteurObama Approves Substantial Expansion of Terrorist Watch Lists: “Concrete Facts Are Not N  by  Mac SlavoSHTFPlan -
(Pictured: National Security Agency Operations Center. Photo credit NSA.) Amid an outcry from Americans criticizing the Obama Administration over the possibility... Read more
Photo AuteurAre the students revolting, or is it economics?  by  Steve KeenDebt Deflation -
Tweet TweetMain­stream econ­o­mists have long ignored the dynam­ics of pri­vate debt, money and banks to their detri­ment. Now more than ever, a real­is­tic... Read more
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Need Or Want, Demand Is Dying Andy Hoffman
IMF Warns Pound Overvalued; What About Other Currencies? Mish
They’re Screaming We’re Not Going to Let You Out Andy Hoffman
Monday Morning Links Tim Iacono
No BBC Video Removal Scandal After All; Evidence of Military Planes Shadowing MH17 Mounts Mish
Ukraine's Army Advances; Unguided Rockets Kill Civilians; Demise of Rebels? Mish
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Gold Ends Flat Ahead Of Fed Monetary Policy - rttnews
Gold poised to climb as violence in Ukraine boosts demand - kyivpost
Is The Yellow Metal Losing Its Luster? - bidnessetc
Palladium Rising, Platinum Likely Won’t Be Left Behind - resourceinvestingnews
Impala Platinum Holdings expects 20% decrease in earnings - africanmining
COMEX Gold Net Long Increases On Short Covering -- CFTC Data - forbes
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Photo AuteurMiners Must Control Costs to Improve Share Prices: Byron King  by  The Gold ReportThe Gold Report -
The Gold Report: Byron, gold is above $1,300/ounce ($1,300/oz)?although not by much?and silver topped $20/oz. What was holding their prices down, and what... Read more
Photo AuteurDoug Loud and Jeff Mosseri: Three Reasons Why Gold and Gold Stocks Will Rise  by  The Gold ReportThe Gold Report -
The Gold Report: Over two days, July 14 and 15, the price of gold fell over $40 per ounce ($40/oz), more than 3% of its value. To what do you attribute... Read more
Photo AuteurROTH Capital's Debjit Chattopadhyay: Marriage of Diagnostics to New Therapies Breeds Biotech Winners  by  The Life Sciences ReportThe Life Sciences Report -
The Life Sciences Report: Debjit, can you tell me about ROTH Capital's outlook for small-cap pharma and biotech? Debjit Chattopadhyay: ROTH Capital, in... Read more
Photo AuteurSteve Palmer Buys the Summer Sleepers  by  The Energy ReportThe Energy Report -
The Energy Report: AlphaNorth Partners Fund's Class F Shares was recently ranked No. 1 in the Globefund database, with 43.4% return over five years. How... Read more
Photo AuteurJocelyn August: Upcoming Catalysts for Precious and Base Metals, Uranium and Oil and Gas  by  The Gold ReportThe Gold Report -
The Mining Report: The top catalysts Sagient Research follows tend to move resource stock prices 6 10%. What are the top three catalysts in precious metals... Read more
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GOLD - Gold Miners Are an Insurance Policy, Not an Investment - fool
GOLD - CHINA - Biggest gold deposit found in Xinjiang - chinadaily
GOLD - World's Best Mining Debt Defies Gold Woe in a Volcano - bloomberg
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Freeport royalties deal a big win for Indonesia - theaustralian
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