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Case Closed: Gold is constantly manipulated down by the U.S. Government!

The following article was published by Chris Powell of the Gold Anti Trust Action Committee (GATA) this past week. As always, Chris points out that the manipulation of the gold price downward is not a conspiracy theory. In fact the evidence is hidden from the public in plain sight.  Please read the following if you have any doubts that the ... [Read More]

America’s Economic Addiction to Constant Wars and Crisis

Alasdair Macleod and Michael Oliver return as guests on the radio program. As China seeks to grow its economy through trade and a sound gold-based monetary system, America keeps its economic heart beating by creating constant wars and economic ... [Read More]

Using Economics, Not Bombs, for Defense

The United States has been in a unique position to counterfeit its currency ever since August 15, 1971, to spend unlimited amounts of money for “defense,” which in reality is “offense.” That was of course a result of President Nixon unilaterally ... [Read More]

China Is About To Hold a Giant Meeting on Spending Billions To Reshape the World

China has rapidly climbed the ranks to become the world’s second-largest economy. In fact, China’s own economy is already significantly larger than that of the U.S. on the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) estimates. While being the largest consumer of ... [Read More]

You Too Can Profit From NATO’s Killing Machine

Richard Maybury and Michael Oliver returns while Ralph Shearing is a guest for the first time. No one has a more objective and critical view of the Anglo American Empire and its evil nature than libertarian free market advocate Maybury. But as he ... [Read More]

The Drug War: Will the Trump Administration OD on Authoritarianism?

By: Ron PaulLast week Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered federal prosecutors in drug cases to seek the maximum penalty authorized by federal mandatory minimum sentencing laws. Sessions’ order represents a setback to the progress made toward ... [Read More]

How Economists Destroyed Pre-World War II Germany

By: Ludwig von MisesThis review of Frank D. Graham’s book, Exchange, Prices and Production in Hyper-Inflation: Germany 1920–23 (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1930) was published in Economica (May 1932).All the misfortunes from which ... [Read More]

Currency of the Month: Driving Value For The Indian Rupee

Driving Value For The Indian RupeeThe Indian rupee has been on somewhat of a tear since November 2016, reversing at least some of the weakness experienced in the currency relative to the U.S. dollar over the past three years (Figure #1). Yet, unlike ... [Read More]

Jeff Deist: Is the Sky Falling?

By: Jeff DeistThe media insists the US economy has recovered from the 2008 crash. Equities markets have enjoyed a bull run since the election. Housing prices are rising in expensive coastal cities. Government offices continue to report that GDP is ... [Read More]

If China Can Fund Infrastructure With Its Own Credit, So Can We

By Ellen Brown, The Web of Debt Blog Construction on Ou Zhuang station at the intersection of the no. 6 and no. 5 subway lines, scheduled to be open at the end of 2009, Guangzhou, China on February 26, 2009. At least 15 cities are building ... [Read More]

Hedge Fund Managers Pour SALT on U.S. Stocks, Look to Europe

Europe is back on the map. That was one of the main takeaways this week from the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) hedge fund conference in Las Vegas, where $3 trillion in assets was represented. Speaker after speaker touted European equities for their ... [Read More]

Week in Review: May 20, 2017

By: Mises InstituteThe tsunami of government spending and easy-money monetary policy shows no sign of letting up. In spite of many claims of strong economic growth, the world's central banks refuse to do much at all in terms of scaling back their ... [Read More]

Well, That Didn’t Take Long…

Good day… And a Happy Friday to one and all! It’s a stormy Friday morning for us here in St. Louis. I could hear the rumbling thunder when I first woke up this morning, and now the lightening and very loud rain has knocked out our internet / wireless ... [Read More]

Is This Bitcoin’s Fatal Flaw?

Published by John Rubino at Dollarcollapse.com on May 17, 2017 Bitcon has been rocketing higher lately, as it gains widespread official approval and more people figure out how to use it. As the first of its kind to emerge, bitcoin has ... [Read More]

Why the Left Refuses to Talk About Venezuela

By: Ryan McMakenDuring the 2016 presidential election, Bernie Sanders refused to answer questions about Venezuela during an interview with Univision. He claimed to not want to talk about it because he's "focused on my campaign." Many suggested a more ... [Read More]

NFL Teams are Right to Blackball Colin Kaepernick

By: Tho BishopTwenty one quarterbacks have been signed new contracts in free agency this year. Included in this mix are names like Kellen Moore, EJ Manuel, and Mike Glennon, who received a contract worth over 14 million a year this past March. Yet ... [Read More]

Bylund: Entrepreneurship Can Fix Healthcare

By: Per BylundAfter a highly publicized failure to repeal Obamacare in March, Republican leaders have repeatedly said the battle is not over. President Donald Trump continues to push lawmakers to negotiate changes to the 2010 healthcare law, though ... [Read More]

An update on SGE Vault Withdrawals and SGE Price Premiums

Posted on 17 May 2017 by Ronan Manly at https://www.bullionstar.com/blogs/ronan-manly/update-sge-vault-withdrawals-price-premiums/ In 2016, withdrawals of gold from the Shanghai Gold Exchange totalled 1970 tonnes, the 4th highest annual total ... [Read More]

Gold Is The Star Performer On Wednesday!

Good day… And a Tum Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I don’t know if I’ll be able to participate in the Tub Thumpin’ today, but I hope you pick up any slack that I leave, and have a Great Day! Boy was it ever windy yesterday here! Usually we see that kind ... [Read More]

US Household Debt Rises to All-Time Highs

By: Ryan McMakenFollowing the 2008 financial crisis, many observers were surprised by how much many Americans began saving. From 2009 to 2012, total household debt fell considerably, dropping by more than 12 percent from 2008 to 2013. According to ... [Read More]

Balance Sheet Normalization, Or Not

By: C.Jay EngelPoliticians, bureaucrats, and media talking heads specialize in saying one thing but meaning something else. In Fed world, something referred to as "balance sheet normalization" would be thought to be a return of balance sheet levels ... [Read More]

It’s All About the euro/ dollar Cross!

Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Mikey, Mikey, what day is it? It’s Hump Day! I loved that commercial! But then I do believe I’ve told you that before, so come on Chuck, get with the program here, and talk about stuff you haven’t mentioned ... [Read More]

Entrepreneurship’s Split-Personality Problem

By: Per BylundEntrepreneurship as a higher education discipline has something of a split personality. Its roots are in practical instruction and business school curriculum operating as a trade or vocational school, supplying students with skills ... [Read More]