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Photo Auteur China Moves To Dominate Gold Market With Physical Exchange  by  Mark O'Byrne Goldcore -
Shanghai Gold Exchange International Board China is slowly moving to dominate the global gold market and it is important to join the dots regarding a few... Read more
Photo Auteur Barbarism Versus Stupidism  by  James Howard Kunstler -
I n my lifetime, the USA has not blundered into a more incoherent, feckless, and unfavorable foreign policy quandary than we see today. The US-led campaign... Read more
Photo Auteur OK, I Get It. Things Are Coming Unglued  by  Wolf Richter Testosterone Pit -
As long as major stock indices around the world keep soaring (forget for a moment the carnage in smaller stocks), and as long as bonds trade at near all-time... Read more
Photo Auteur The end of tapering and government funding  by  Alasdair Macleod Finance And -
Last year markets behaved nervously on rumours that QE3 would be tapered; this year we have lived with the fact. It turned out that there has been little... Read more
Photo Auteur Of course the Gold Price is manipulated, that's the point! - The "London Gold Pool" - 1961 to 1968  by  Julian D. W. Phillips Gold Forecaster -
By the beginning of the 1960s, the U.S.$ 35 = 1 oz. Gold price was becoming more and more difficult to sustain. Gold demand was rising and U.S. Gold reserves... Read more
Photo Auteur Cheap Gold Stocks' Upleg Intact  by  Adam HamiltonZeal Intelligence -
Gold stocks have plunged in September, crushed by the withering selling pressure from heavy futures shorting hammering gold.As usual, these falling prices... Read more
Photo Auteur Gold Market Update  by  Clive Maund Clive Maund -
The Pope just observed that the situation in the world today amounts to a Third World War ? he?s right and although he didn?t point the finger, we know... Read more
Photo Auteur The Tribute the World Pays to the Empire  by  Hugo Salinas Price -
International monetary reserves set a new high mark early this month: they now amount to a bit more that $12,000,000,000,000 dollars. ($12 trillion dollars,... Read more
Photo Auteur The Emergence of The US Petro-Dollar  by  Gary Dorsch Sir Chart a lot -
Trying to pick a profitable trade in the foreign exchange market is similar to judging a "reverse beauty" contest, that is to say, the winner is the... Read more
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Photo AuteurWhy Isn't Housing A Bubble?  by  John RubinoDollar Collapse -
In his book The Postcatastrophe Economy, iTulip's Eric Janszen notes that financial bubbles don't repeat. That is, yesterday's bubble... Read more
Photo AuteurDoves Don't Know History  by  Michael PentoPento Portfolio Strategies -  (7)
A wise saying goes like this; "Those who do not remember history are condemned to repeat it." So ask yourself; what is the fate of those who seem to... Read more
Photo AuteurDon’t Be a Freedom Wimp: Live from the Casey Research Summit in San Antonio  by  Doug HornigCasey Research -
On Day Two of the Casey Research Summit in San Antonio, the emphasis was decidedly on the “deep state,” as Doug Casey termed it: what it is, what it’s... Read more
Photo AuteurSocial Darwinism  by  JesseLe Cafe Americain -
"Power will achieve its murderous potential. It simply waits for an excuse, an event of some sort, an assassination, a massacre in a neighboring country,... Read more
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Photo AuteurThe Golden Kiss  by  Stewart ThomsonGraceland Updates -
Graceland Updates By Stewart Thomson1.I prefer the “KIS” motto to the more common “KISS”. I define it as, “Keep It Simple”.Simply put, gold bullion is... Read more
Photo AuteurRichard Cantillon and Fiat Money  by  Hugo Salinas -
Richard Cantillon is worth remembering. An Irishman, Cantillon was born in 1680 and died in 1734. He went into banking in Paris and witnessed the rise... Read more
Photo AuteurJapan 2014: "Abenomics" and the Assets of Banks  by  Nathan LewisNew World Economics -
Once a year, I try to get a better idea of what has been happening in Japan. Plus, I like to continue the narrative I've been building up over... Read more
Photo AuteurFinding Zero  by  Jeffrey LewisSilver Coin Investor -
“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.”- Nikola TeslaThe silver market is always one day... Read more
Photo AuteurBird's Eye View of the Gold Stocks  by  Jordan Roy ByrneTrendsman -
Since last summer, investing in the mining sector has been akin to riding a mini roller coaster. There have been two huge rallies, two sudden and sharp ... Read more
The Divergence Between Debt and Gold - Jesse - Le Cafe Américain
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Photo AuteurGold, Silver Bullion Coin Sales Robust Despite Sell Off  by  Mark O'ByrneGoldcore -
Despite the recent bout of price weakness, gold American eagle coin sales from the U.S. Mint have picked up significantly from last month. The latest bullion... Read more
Photo AuteurThe Macro View and the Stock Market  by  Gary TanashianBiiwii -
By Gary TanashianLast week we noted that Uncle Buck would be front and center in the analysis, not because the strength in the (anti-market) currency was... Read more
Photo AuteurTwo Estimations of Chinese Gold Demand  by  JesseLe Cafe Americain -  (5)
I found it interesting that these two estimations of Chinese gold demand arrive at similar answers from two different methods and assuming two different... Read more
Photo AuteurRussia Adds Another 300,000 Ounces of Gold To Its Reserves In August  by  JesseLe Cafe Americain -
Notice something that might be called a 'policy change' around 2007? That is when we saw the sea change in the central banks, when they turned from... Read more
Photo AuteurLong Term Gold Chart with Retracements  by  JesseLe Cafe Americain -
Our friend Lenny sent the patrons of the café a long term gold chart that is quite interesting  We have certainly been through the ups and downs of these... Read more
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Photo Auteur The Ancient Port Cities of Tyre and Sidon  by  Philip JudgeAnglo Far-East Company -  (16)
The famous Phoenician traders and their age old port cities of Tyre and Sidon stood as monuments to centuries of 'barter of trade and exchange'. This was... Read more
Photo Auteur On the two types of nations  by  Food for thought
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Photo AuteurGold was not selected arbitrarily by governments to be the monetary standard  by  Food for thought
"Goldwas notselectedarbitrarily bygovernments tobe themonetary standard. Goldhaddeveloped formany centuries on the freemarket as the best money; as... Read more
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Photo AuteurHow the tax system works  by  Food for thought
Suppose that every day, ten men go out for a beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would... Read more
Sept 21, 1933 : Britain goes off the Gold Standard - Golden Sextant
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Photo Auteur On laws that forbid the carrying of arms  by  Food for thought  (9)
Laws that forbid the carrying of arms… disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes…Read more
Photo AuteurThe More one Governs, the less one achieves the desired result…  by  Food for thought  (4)
The more one governs, the less one achieves the desired result.....The more restrictions and prohibitions there are in the world, the poorer the people... Read more
Patrick Henry on the Constitution - Food for thought  (6)
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Photo AuteurCongress Votes for More War in the Middle East  by  Ron Paul  (5) - Daily Paul -
Last week, the House and Senate voted to rubber stamp President Obama's war plans for the Middle East. Both bodies, on a bipartisan basis, authorized... Read more
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Arbitration awards $740 million to Gold Reserve for expropriation by Venezuela Chris Powell
China will take control of gold pricing, Sprott's Charles Oliver says Chris Powell
Gold & Silver Market Morning Julian D. W. Phillips
Roberts and Kranzler: Gold price suppression is insider trading Chris Powell
Infographic: Platinum As An Investment Perth Mint Blog
GoldMoney's Turk tells KWN about a very telling bankruptcy Chris Powell
SP 500 and NDX Futures Daily Charts - First Day of Fall - Nature's Doxology Jesse
Gold Daily and Silver Weekly Charts - Unchanged Jesse
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Photo AuteurA Rational Look At Stock Market Risk  by  Chris CiovaccoCiovacco capital -
No Fear Mongering, Just Facts Group of 20 finance chiefs and central bankers said current risks include uneven growth and the possibility of excessive... Read more
Leading Sectors Breaking Down - Internet and Social Stocks - Chris Vermeulen - GoldandOilGuy
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Photo AuteurWhen Atlas Shrugged… Part I : The lure and lore of risk-free profits  by  Antal E. Fekete  (14)
This apology is rather grotesque. It ignores the fact that gyrating foreign exchange and interest rates are far from being free market institutions. They... Read more
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Photo Auteur Spain Mandates Public Companies "Stop the Bleeding" No More Layoffs  by  MishGlobal Economic Analysis -
In a concern over votes, regional government spending is on the rise. In addition, Spain Mandates "Stop the Bleeding" No More Layoffs in Public Companies. "Stop... Read more
Photo AuteurDeath Knell for the Bull Market?  by  Rick AckermanRick's Picks -
When will the bull market end? With money velocity collapsing and ominous divergences developing in both the NYSE Advance/Decline line and the New Highs/New... Read more
Photo AuteurA Technical Take on Bullion’s Weakness  by  Rick AckermanRick's Picks -
September 19 – A Technical Take on Bullion’s Weakness Bullion assets continue to plumb new depths each week, and Silver futures in particular appear to... Read more
Photo AuteurUpton Sinclair: The Brass Check  by  JesseLe Cafe Americain -
These quotes are from The Brass Check which was written by Upton Sinclair in 1919. A brass check was a token purchased by a customer in a brothel and... Read more
Photo AuteurECB Executive Board Urges Germany to Borrow and Spend  by  MishGlobal Economic Analysis -
In a foolish as well as never-ending attempt to prevent price deflation and revive growth, the ECB Urges Berlin to Cut Taxes and Spend. Berlin has hit... Read more
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Miracle Not Enough to Save Italy; Disruptive Eurozone Breakup Awaits Mish
Two Shocking Charts Expose The Stunning Collapse In The US James Turk
Renewed Interest in World Population Tim Iacono
Tuesday Morning Links Tim Iacono
The Land of No Money Down iPhones Andy Hoffman
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Commodities tank to 5-year low on strong greenback, weaker China - financialpost
SA platinum index hits 14-month low - mineweb
Global and Chinese Palladium Oxide Industry Market Report 2014-2019 - businesswire
Silver hammered to 4-year low as gold and base metals retreat - reuters
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Photo AuteurTell Us, Christos Doulis, Can Gold Act as a Safe Haven Again?  by  The Gold ReportThe Gold Report -
The Gold Report: The World Gold Council, which gets its numbers from Thomson Reuters GFMS, reports that total gold demand in Q2/14 fell by 15% versus the... Read more
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GOLD - TSX hits 5-week low miners slump with falling gold - menafn
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