On the the next radio program: "Facing the Jaws of Death with Gold" Dr. Robert McHugh, Robert Guistra, David Gurwitz, David Jensen and Daniel are guests the week.
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Are Our Markets Now Beyond Manipulation?

In an interview this past week with Charlie Rose, communist economist Paul Krugman described himself as a “Keynesian, Free Market Progressive.” I’m not sure if this man is a sociopath or just simply thoroughly confused. Gene Epstein has documented how the man lies through his teeth in denying statements he made in the past that contradict things he ... [Read More]

Why Gold Will Be Last to Rise

Only God knows how all this will play out. I could name one reason after another that provides a rational reason for being fearful. Recently I was honored to join a group of newsletter writers in the Toronto offices of Sprott Inc., where I met up ... [Read More]

Are We Now Facing the Jaws of Death?

In his book, "The Coming Economic Ice Age" published in 2013, Dr. Robert McHugh stated, "There is an economic collapse fast approaching, a calamity that will be known as the first "Great Depression" of the twenty-first century. McHugh applies a ... [Read More]


Despite untold trillions of dollars of new debt money creation, my very unscientific measure of expanding or contracting prices suggests that since the end of QE2, money printing has done little to generate price inflation, which the Fed has stated ... [Read More]

Preparing for the Worst. Hoping for the Best

John Ciampaglia of Sprott Gold Miners ETF appears for the first time on the radio program while Rick Rule, Alasdair Macleod and Daniel McAdams make return visits. David Stockman, Robert McHugh and others have predicted massive debt loads will lead ... [Read More]


Can there be any doubt that if central banks everywhere stopped printing massive amounts of money, we would enter a deflationary depression that would cause the 1930s Great Depression to seem like a beautiful Sunday afternoon walk in the park by ... [Read More]


On September 19, the much maligned Robert Prechter declared to his subscribers (of which I am one), “THIS IS IT!” By that he meant, this is THE TOP IN THE STOCK MARKET FOR OUR LIFETIME! Now given the turn in the market this week, Prechter’s call ... [Read More]

What Shall We Do As the Western World Self Destructs?

Your editor received a request for an interview from a Greek financial Web site known as Capital.Gr. Since the interview is in written form and since I am sending it back to the editor of Capital.Gr, I decided I might as well share it with you, my ... [Read More]

Hong Kong Unrest, Currency Wars & Gold

John Rubino, David Jensen, Dr. Peter Treadway and Daniel McAdams return as guests on the next episode of "Turning Hard Times Into Good Times". BRIC countries are building a strong monetary system on the foundation of gold to compete effectively ... [Read More]

What About Gold & Gold Shares In This Market?

Thursday Oct. 2 Comments from McHugh: Stocks fell hard the first half the of day Thursday, October 2nd, completing a five wave decline wave (1) down of what will be a powerful decline, wave {iii}down. Stocks then started wave (2)up in the second ... [Read More]

Are We Nearing McHugh’s “Cataclysmic Nation Changing Event?

In his book, “The Coming Economic Ice Age” Dr. Robert McHugh warns readers that we are nearing a very major decline in equities given the massive “megaphone” formation that is taking shape in the Dow and many other major indexes around the world. In ... [Read More]

Where on Earth Can We Go to Make Money?

Adrian Day, Greg Johnson, Gene Epstein, David Jensen and Daniel McAdams are guests this week on the radio show. The global economy is increasingly built on the quicksand of zero interest rates. Rampant manipulation is destroying capitalism, our ... [Read More]

Wall Street Is One Sick Puppy—–Thanks To Even Sicker Central Banks

Last Wednesday the markets plunged on a vague recognition that the central bank promoted recovery story might not be on the level. But that tremor didn’t last long. Right on cue the next day, one of the very dimmest Fed heads—James Dullard of St ... [Read More]

Hy Minsky For A Wednesday Chat.

* Dollar rebounds overnight. * RBA Dep. Dawg, fears ZIRP!. * Bank of Canada meets today . * SNB to defend cross rate. And Now. Today's A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day!... And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, the S.F. Giants brought ... [Read More]

Inverse ETFs To Short Oil As Crude Prices Tumble

Oil prices which were trading in the triple-digit mark for the most part of the first half of the year are now trading near 52-week lows. Slowing demand and a supply glut have led the global benchmark Brent crude to shed more than 25% since ... [Read More]

In the Year 2024

[Editor's Note from Jim Rickards: The following article describes a fictional dystopia in the spirit of Brave New World or 1984. It is not a firm forecast or prediction in the usual analytic sense. Instead, it's intended to provide warning, and ... [Read More]

Obama Appointee Supports Individual Rights

I’ve been critical of the Obama administration in the past, so it’s nice to find something positive to say. This article says that President Obama’s new acting head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, Vanita Gupta “supports ... [Read More]

Hr 2. Facing the Jaws of Death with Gold

Robert McHugh continues the conversation from the previous segment as he explains what goes into his "Plunge Protection Gage" what it indicates. David Gurwitz of Charles Nanner Research, talks about what they cover and gives his thoughts on specific ... [Read More]

America’s Policy: War Now, Justifications Later

War on the Imminence Front: A Reaper drone rains down Hellfire missiles In the counterterrorism realm, “imminence” is the magic word these days. The government need only utter it to hand itself a virtual license to kill. Understanding how language ... [Read More]

Hr 1. Facing the Jaws of Death with Gold

Robert Giustra, CEO and Chairman of Columbus Gold, talks about their gold projects in politically stable French Guiana and Nevada. Robert McHugh talks about why his views of the economy and markets are so important and explains his "Jaws of Death" ... [Read More]

Swiss Central Bankers Don’t Like Gold

Swiss National Bank governors sound a lot like Fed and ECB central bankers when it comes to the upcoming Swiss referendum on gold. It might deprive them of needed “flexibility.”  And you might be surprised by how much the SNB has increased the ... [Read More]

The Canary In Big Blue’s Mainframe: Why IBM’s Q3 Bust Marks A Turning Point

IBM has long been a poster boy for the untoward effects of central bank financial repression. For most of this century the once and faded king of tech has been in a modality of slow liquidation, leveraging up its balance sheet with cheap debt to fund ... [Read More]

China’s 3rd QTR GDP Shrinks.

* Currencies except the euro post gains. * RBI advisors chooses the wrong words. * Russia makes largest one-month Gold purchase for them . * Fisher sticks to his guns. And Now. Today's A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day!.. And ... [Read More]

Why The U.S. Economy Is Broken

Barack Obama and the Federal Reserve are lying to you.  The “economic recovery” that we all keep hearing about is mostly just a mirage.  The percentage of Americans that are employed has barely budged since the depths of the last recession, the labor ... [Read More]

A Quarter-Century’s Conclusion on Our Cancer Woes

Breakthrough technologies can hold the most undiscovered money-making potential. Because most people just don’t understand how they work, before it’s too late and they’re using it themselves — wondering how they ever lived without it. The trick is to ... [Read More]

Don’t Get Dinged By Taxes When Making A Move

In my last post, I talked about how some investors use fixed income exchange traded funds (ETFs) as an investment bridge – a place to put money when moving between managers or making other portfolio changes. Two of the main reasons we see ETFs used ... [Read More]

Give Your Book Away For Free, Make More Money

We’re back on the self-publishing beat today… In today’s episode, you’re going to learn about two fantastic services you should consider if you’re self-publishing a book. Even if you’re not writing a book, if you’re an avid reader you’ll love these ... [Read More]

Obama Care Update

I have previously reported about a friend of mine and her experience with Obama Care. Earlier this year her catastrophic health insurance was canceled as insufficient under Obama Care regulations. Her monthly premiums would have increased by several ... [Read More]

China Injects Stimulus Into Lenders.

* Currencies carve out small gains. * China strikes a blow for global growth! * Modi begins to reform India's economy. * Bank of Canada bucking the trend? And Now. Today's A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day!.. And a Marvelous Monday to ... [Read More]

Janet Yellen Is Wrong About The Cause Of Wealth Inequality

Sy Harding: Fed Chair Janet Yellen said in a speech on the subject on Friday, that she is “greatly concerned by the extent, and continuing increase, of wealth inequality in the United States.”, noting the “significant income and wealth gains for ... [Read More]

What Venezuela’s UN Seat Illuminates About US Hypocrisy

Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro at the UN. (UN photo) The impending arrival of Venezuela on the United Nations Security Council is provoking a firestorm of media criticism in the U.S. Virtually all the stories focus on the human rights record of ... [Read More]