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A Stronger Canadian Dollar May Soon Help Our Cause

I talked about the chart on your left in my January 2017 monthly issue and the reasons for this major detachment of the price of gold from the growth of U.S. debt. You may want to revisit that discussion if you find it of interest. All I want to demonstrate now is that if that relationship had continued as it did for 40 years since Nixon removed ... [Read More]

Is the U.S. T-Bond a Judas Goat?

Peter Grandich, Michael Oliver and Jim Payne return as guests on the radio program. Farmers have learned that a goat can be trained to associate with sheep, leading them to a specific destination. In stockyards, a trained goat will lead sheep to ... [Read More]

The Problem with Paid Parental Leave

By: Xiong YueA Chinese fable called "Three in the Morning and Four in the Evening," relates this story: An old man in ancient China wanted to reduce his pet monkeys' food as he can't afford the previous amount any longer. He first told them that he ... [Read More]

Mises on Nationalism, the Right of Self-Determination, and the Problem of Immigration

By: Joseph T. SalernoIn the current discussion about immigration, Ludwig von Mises is often invoked by libertarians as a staunch proponent of free trade in the broad sense that pertains to the free movement of goods, capital, and labor. Mises has ... [Read More]

Raiders Move to Vegas Gives Tax Payers Reason to Boo, Players Reason to Cheer

By: Tho BishopYesterday the NFL granted Mark Davis his request to move the Raiders from Oakland to Las Vegas. The move creates multiple losers: Las Vegas hotel customers who will see room taxes rise to pay for the $750 million in subsidies for the ... [Read More]

Investors Flocking To Eurozone ETFs As Q1 Draws To A Close

Terror attacks or not, European equity markets continue to march higher in the short-term, and we have seen end-of-the-quarter inflows into the third largest fund in the space, EZU (iShares MSCI Eurozone, Expense Ratio 0.50%, $8.8 billion in ... [Read More]

QQQ Benefits From End-Of-Quarter Portfolio Rebalancing

Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today points out the winners and losers of the traditional quarter-end portfolio moves that we tend to see on Wall Street. It’s all about end-of-the-quarter ... [Read More]

Homebuilders In Focus As Home Prices Accelerate At Fastest Pace In 3 Years

From Tyler Durden: U.S. Home Prices rose at 5.7% year-over-year in January, according to the latest data from Case-Shiller. This is the fastest rate of price appreciation since July 2014. The six-month lagged response to the surge in mortgage rates ... [Read More]

The Catastrophic Law That Mandates a Stock Market Crash

    Mike Maloney shows you the disaster-in-waiting that is the ERISA Act. It’s a law forcing the oldest of the baby boomer generation to start selling ... [Read More]

Gold Shines On Monday!

* CBR cuts internal rate 25 Basis Points. * Euro gains 1 full cent on election thoughts. * Russia continues to accumulate Gold! * Bond Boys aren't true believers. ******************************************** And now. Today's A Pfennig For Your ... [Read More]

Can Platinum’s Price Performance Live Up To Its Fund Inflows?

From Zacks: Even though money managers are not looking at platinum as a potential investment, ETF investors are still bullish on it. Holdings in platinum ETF PPLT posted a sixth straight weekly gain as of March 17, 2017, the longest span since ... [Read More]

Ludwig von Mises and Trash TV

By: Tho BishopAccording to reports, Danielle Bregoli, the 14 year-old girl who became a popular internet meme this year due to a failed intervention on the Dr. Phil, show has signed a deal for her own reality television show. On a personal level, ... [Read More]

Tesla Inc Shares Jump As Tencent Takes 5% Stake In Company

From StockNews.com: Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) saw its stock rise up to 3% on Tuesday morning, after news broke that a mega cap Chinese company has taken a significant stake in the electric vehicle and energy giant. Tencent Holdings Ltd, perhaps best ... [Read More]

Technical Support Keeps Dow Jones Industrial Average Afloat

Technical analyst Dave Chojnacki of Street One Financial reviews Monday’s wild stock action, which saw a massive gap down open met by an impressive rally as the day progressed, and updates the rapidly-changing technical levels for investors and ... [Read More]

Trouble Brewing For U.K. Stocks Ahead Of Brexit Process?

From BlackRock: The UK is set to formally begin the Brexit process this week. Isabelle Mateos y Lago explains what this could mean for the UK economy and markets. The UK’s outperformance among G7 economies in 2016 was a surprise. Yet we see a ... [Read More]

Copper Might Be Setting Up For A Major Bounce Soon

From Sean Brodrick: Investors are getting a case of the jitters watching copper’s recent trading action. Since mid-February, copper has been in a big correction. And it’s handing you an opportunity. This pullback has implications for all kinds of ... [Read More]

Expect More Turmoil For Banks In The Near Term

From Brad Hoppmann: The action in markets last week, and again today, can perhaps best be described in a single word: Stalled. Last Tuesday’s 1%-plus decline nearly across the board was the first such decline in the major averages in 110 trading ... [Read More]

How Concerning Are The Pullbacks In Banks And Small Caps?

Money manager and analyst Chris Ciovacco examines the recent downturn in small cap stocks and financials, and makes an interesting conclusion that fears are probably overblown — for now. Small Caps: Nothing Alarming Yet Small caps (IWM) and banks ... [Read More]

Here’s What Could Drive Oil Prices Higher This Summer

From Osama Rizvi: Uncertainty is dominating today’s oil markets, with production cuts, ballooning inventories and a rising rig count all adding to oil price volatility. And as the summer driving season approaches and oil companies return to their ... [Read More]

European Markets Are Whistling Past The Brexit Graveyard

From Mike Burnick: It’s been nine months since Britain stunned the world by voting to leave the European Union. After decades of accepting the European Union’s burdensome regulations – one after another – the British people finally said enough is ... [Read More]

The Next Great Commodity Investment? Maybe Water

From Invesco: While we in North America tend to take fresh water resources for granted, fresh water is an increasingly scarce commodity in other parts of the world. There is a fixed amount of water available worldwide, with 97.5% of it in the form of ... [Read More]

Gasoline Prices Down Slightly From Last Week As Crude Stabilzes

From Jill Mislinski: It’s time again for our weekly gasoline update based on data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). The price of Regular is down a penny and Premium is unchanged from last week. According to GasBuddy.com, Hawaii has ... [Read More]