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A Look at the Fundamentals

First I would like to update you on the latest readings for my IDW. As you can see, it is definitely rolling over now. But more importantly, it is the items within the IDW that are causing me the greatest concern. The items that are rolling over are not the BS markets that are goosed to create Keynesian “animal spirits,” but rather markets like ... [Read More]

Are We Nearing the End of Keynesian Lies & Bubbles?

The warnings that came from Dr. Robert McHugh’s missive this past Wednesday are downright frightening. For those of you who know of Dr. McHugh’s work or have read his book titled, The Coming Economic Ice Age, you know that Dr. McHugh is warning not ... [Read More]

Foreign Policy Week in Review With Daniel McAdams-July 24

Daniel McAdams discusses how chief neocon Bill Kristol is using falsehoods to try to stop the Iranian nuclear arms deal. Also Daniels talks about legislation to form a "Berlin Wall" around the U.S., not to keep Mexicans and others from coming into ... [Read More]

A Transaction Demonstrating That Keynes, Not Gold, Is a Barbaric Relic!

Existing payment System-2% charged to Japanese-2% charged to Grocer Indian farmer Summary: Total paid to the banks is 4% or 3% at the very least for the largest transactions. Farmer receives his money three days late, assuming banks on both ... [Read More]

Can BitGold Technology Teach Lord Keynes That He, Not Gold, Is Barbaric?

I recently recommended BitGold as a purchase for this newsletter not only because I believe it has tremendous potential to make shareholders wealthy but also because I think it has the potential to inform the world that it was Lord Keynes who is the ... [Read More]

Gianni Kovacevic of Copperbank

Gianni Kovacevic revisits Turning Hard Times into Good Times to explain why the global move away from hydrocarbon based energy to alternative means of generating electricity is super bullish for copper. With Dr. Copper now at $2.45/lb. Kovacevic ... [Read More]

Iran’s Business Plan, Obama’s Turkish Bargain & Oil Crashes: July 27, 2015

NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy Ten Indications Iran Wants Business Not Bombs By Charles Glass Longtime Middle East correspondent Charles Glass offers his droll, insightful, and entertaining personal take on the much-debated threat presented by Iran. He sees ... [Read More]

Fear Rises As Financial Markets All Over The Planet Start To Crash

Can you feel the panic in the air?  CNN Money’s Fear & Greed Index measures the amount of fear in the financial world on a scale from 0 to 100.  The closer it is to zero, the higher the level of fear.  Last Monday, the index was sitting at a reading ... [Read More]

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) Coming To A Crossroads

Rick Pendergraft: The last four years have not been good for gold investors, as the price for the metal has fallen from a high of $1923.70 per ounce to a recent low of $1,080 per ounce. Strength in the U.S. dollar has contributed to the fall for the ... [Read More]

Focusing On The Wrong Thing

This post Focusing On The Wrong Thing appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The major U.S. stock indexes got slammed hard at the start of trading this morning — but as we write, the damage looks less severe. Small caps are taking it the hardest, the ... [Read More]

Understanding Risk and How To Deal With It

This post Understanding Risk and How To Deal With It appeared first on Daily Reckoning. There is often misunderstanding among the general public when it comes to probability and risk. For example, 20% of Americans believe they are in the top 1% of ... [Read More]

Chinese stocks get hit.

* New Home Sales Disappoint * Data picks up later in the week * Brazil falls to a 12 year low * Chinese industrial profits fall And now. Today's A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good day. Welcome to Monday morning and hopefully you were able to ... [Read More]

Ten Indications Iran Wants Business Not Bombs

Photo credit: Anatoly Terentiev / Wikimedia Editor’s Note: Below, longtime Middle East correspondent Charles Glass offers his droll, insightful and entertaining personal take on the much-debated threat presented by Iran. He sees every indication that ... [Read More]

Could Another Great Financial Crisis Be Just Around The Corner?

Was last week a preview of things to come? There are quite a few people out there that believe that the stock market would begin to decline in July, and that appears to be precisely what is happening.  Last week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell ... [Read More]

Look to Q4 2015 for a Trading Rally in Gold

This post Look to Q4 2015 for a Trading Rally in Gold appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Editor’s Note: Rick Rule, CEO of Sprott U.S. Holdings, joined CNBC on Tuesday to give his opinion on when you might see a trading rally in gold, and why. It’s ... [Read More]

Business Cycles

Audio/VideoBooms and BustsJuly 25, 2015Austrian Economics OverviewBusiness CyclesJonathan NewmanBusiness CyclesLearn the fundamentals of the Austrian school.Read more ... [Read More]

Intervention

Audio/VideoJuly 25, 2015Austrian Economics OverviewInterventionismRyan McMakenInterventionLearn the fundamentals of the Austrian school.Read more ... [Read More]

Markets and Prices

Audio/VideoFree MarketsJuly 25, 2015Austrian Economics OverviewPricesLucas M. EngelhardtMarkets and PricesLearn the fundamentals of the Austrian school.Read more ... [Read More]

You’re “Dumb” if You Rely on EIA Numbers

This post You’re “Dumb” if You Rely on EIA Numbers appeared first on Daily Reckoning. I had to read it twice because I thought I must be seeing things. Last week, the Houston Chronicle had an article that touched on the fact that the quality of ... [Read More]

Podcast: Russ Baker on the Bushes–Past, Present and Future

WhoWhatWhy’s Russ Baker returns to Denver’s KNUS (July 23). Tune in to the wide-ranging interview with Peter Boyles to hear Russ go deep on topics like the improbable trajectory and impact of the Bush family, its role in serving the “One Percent,” ... [Read More]

The Truth About El Chapo, Investigating Hillary & Nuclear Daisies: July 24, 2015

NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy RadioWhoWhatWhy: “If you think you know what’s going on in Mexico, you’re misinformed.” By Guillermo Jimenez There’s more to the second prison break by Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo than meets the eye. A podcast. WHO Criminal ... [Read More]

Rickards: “Euro Creators Want to Force Common Fiscal Control”

This post Rickards: “Euro Creators Want to Force Common Fiscal Control” appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The Greek crisis is no accident, says Jim Rickards, but is part of a long-running plan to bring Europe under central control. Jim was general ... [Read More]

The Solar-Powered Mausoleum

This post The Solar-Powered Mausoleum appeared first on Daily Reckoning. “You can’t bury bodies here in New Orleans,” said the tour bus driver. “The water table makes them pop back up. Then they float away, and it bothers people,” he said with a ... [Read More]

5 Portfolio Moves For The Second Half

After a relatively calm few months, market volatility is back. In recent weeks, stocks have swung between ups and downs, as investors have attempted to digest the latest news out of Greece, the recent bear market in China and the growing likelihood ... [Read More]