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Brexit! Fix It!

June 23 and the early hours of June 24 were one of the most explosive periods of time in the gold markets in quite some time. From the low in the early hours of June 23 to close to midnight in New York that same day, the price of gold rose by over $100/oz.! The reason of course was panic from the vote of the British people to leave the European ... [Read More]

As Keynes Rolls Over in his Grave, The “Barbaric Relic” Gets Set for Massive New Highs!

Before the markets turned downward on Friday, my inflation/Deflation Watch (IDW) appeared ready to challenge the five-year average. But the thrashing the equity markets took on Friday following the Brexit vote led to a decline and the five-year ... [Read More]

As Gold Prices Soar, Russia & China Are Well Prepared! Is the U.S.?

William Engdahl returns as a guest, while Ralph Fitch, CEO of Trimetals Mining visits the radio program for the first time. The U.S. pretends its economy is strong even as employed workers continue to shrink.  To blame others for its own economic ... [Read More]

A Summer Vacation for Gold Bugs

“Gold bulls would do best to go fishing/go to the beach, whatever they do in summer–for the next two weeks–and hope gold is still lingering in upper $1200s after today's new highs as of early next quarter.   There's a reason.” (Michael Oliver – ... [Read More]

How Will We Know When to Sell our Gold Stocks?

Rick Rule and Michael Oliver return on the radio program. No one has been better at picking major market turns than Michael Oliver. In the middle of 2015 he called the bottom in gold and said "prepare to go long". Recently when most other ... [Read More]

Canaries Dying in a Hellish “Coal Mine” Created by Wall Street

I’m drawing in part from two favorite radio show guests for my market/economic commentary this week. There are many favorite guests but two that help me the most in making sense of an increasingly upside down world are John Rubino and J. Michael ... [Read More]

As China Devalues Renminbi Bitcoin’s Price Skyrockets Higher

Jeff Berwick and Amir Adnani are guests this week on the radio show. Berwick was an early pioneer of Bitcoin which has started to gain attention once again. Its price skyrocketed 25% last week alone as the Peoples Bank of China has been devaluing ... [Read More]

After "Brexit," Can We Exit a Few Things Too?

Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssGlobal EconomyPolitical TheoryAfter "Brexit," Can We Exit a Few Things Too? 0 Views Last week’s UK vote to leave the EU may have come as a shock to many, but the sentiment that led British voters to reject ... [Read More]

The Emerging Market Opportunity In A Yield Drought

You have to cast a wider net for income in a low yield environment. Heidi takes a look at the case for emerging market bonds. ekkaluck sangkla / Shutterstock Thanks to lackluster global growth, and rock-bottom interest rates in the United States ... [Read More]

European Banks Have Their Worst Two Day Stretch EVER As The Global Financial Crisis Intensifies

Over the last two trading days, European banks have lost 23 percent of their value.  Let that number sink it for a bit.  In just a two day stretch, nearly a quarter of the value of all European banks has been wiped out.  I ... [Read More]

Why Large, Local Legislatures Are Better than the EU Parliament

A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssBig GovernmentLegal SystemPolitical TheoryWhy Large, Local Legislatures Are Better than the EU Parliament 0 Views One of the biggest weaknesses in the EU's argument against secession from the EU is the fact that ... [Read More]

What Happened To The Bull Market?

Russ discusses why the bull market has stumbled, but that doesn’t mean we are headed towards a bear market. ksenija toyechkina / Shutter Stocks suffered a horrific sell-off last Friday following the surprise vote by the UK to exit the European ... [Read More]

Economic Predictions for Summer 2016: The Epocalypse Keeps Crashing

Brexit — the second major landslide in the Year of the Epocalypse — has bankers all over the world scrambling to pick up and prop up their crumbled facades this week. This is one more jolt in the developing global economic collapse that I predicted ... [Read More]

The End Game Of Bubble Finance——Political Revolt

During Friday’s bloodbath I heard a CNBC anchor lady assuring her (scant) remaining audience that Brexit wasn’t a big sweat. That’s because it is purportedly a political crisis, not a financial one. Presumably in the rarified canyons of Wall ... [Read More]

Brexit: The Big Picture – Mike Maloney

“I think this is a big overreaction…” - Mike Maloney The fear mongering that the media is doing over the Brexit is absolutely ridiculous. In this video, Mike puts the recent market reaction to the Brexit in perspective with hard facts and numbers. ... [Read More]

Q1 GDP Third Estimate Slightly Better Than Forecast At 1.1 Percent

Jill Mislinski:  The Third Estimate for Q1 GDP, to one decimal, came in at 1.1 percent, up from 0.8 percent in last month’s Second Estimate. Today’s number was a bit above most mainstream estimates, ... [Read More]

Why All the Post-Brexit Hysteria?

Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssFinancial MarketsGlobal EconomyPolitical TheoryWhy All the Post-Brexit Hysteria? 0 Views The night after the vote for an independent United Kingdom from the European Union had concluded I found myself at dinner ... [Read More]

EU Hints It May Stop Speaking English To Spite UK

A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssEU Hints It May Stop Speaking English To Spite UK 0 Views It has now become abundantly clear that the bureaucrats at the EU are doing everything they can to punish the UK for voting to leave the EU. Even before ... [Read More]

Why I Broke Up With My Low Volatility ETF

David Fabian:   This last week, we took an important step for client portfolios by eliminating a low volatility ETF that we have held for over two years now.  It was actually one of my favorite positions to own.  Not for ... [Read More]

We Just Witnessed The Greatest One Day Global Stock Market Loss In World History

More stock market wealth was lost on Friday than on any other day in world history.  As you will see below, global investors lost two trillion dollars on the day following the Brexit vote.  And remember, this is on top of the ... [Read More]

Gun-Control Advocates — Check Your Privilege

Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssMedia and CultureValue and ExchangeGun-Control Advocates — Check Your Privilege 0 Views I have my doubts about the utility of privilege theory (and strong concerns about the effects it has on civil ... [Read More]

Do Gun-Control Advocates Need to Check Their Privilege?

Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssMedia and CultureValue and ExchangeDo Gun-Control Advocates Need to Check Their Privilege? 0 Views I have my doubts about the utility of privilege theory (and strong concerns about the effects it has on civil ... [Read More]

Markets Do Not Like Brexit’s Many Unanswered Questions

Chris Ciovacco:  Bloomberg recently published a short Brexit Q&A. The excerpt below pretty much sums up the level of uncertainty surrounding the monumental and unprecedented task of having a country leave the European Union via ... [Read More]

The Problem Isn’t Fed Policy — It’s the Fed

Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssThe FedThe Problem Isn’t Fed Policy — It’s the Fed 0 Views The world is awash with newly printed fiat money. This is a concern to most, but not all, economists, because the increase in the ... [Read More]

Nations by Consent

Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssGlobal EconomyStrategyPolitical TheoryNations by Consent 0 Views Libertarians tend to focus on two important units of analysis: the individual and the state. And yet, one of the most dramatic and significant ... [Read More]

Dallas Fed Manufacturing Outlook: Overall Decline In June

Jill Mislinski:  This morning the Dallas Fed released its Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey (TMOS) for June. The latest general business activity index increased in June after two months of decreases. The General Activity index ... [Read More]