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Facing the Jaws of Death with Gold

Dr. Robert McHugh, Robert Guistra, David Gurwitz, David Jensen and Daniel McAdams McAdams are returning guests on this week's radio show. In “The Coming Economic Ice Age” sold in Oct. 2013, McHugh warned of an impending decline in the equity markets based in part on a very major megaphone chart formation in the Dow & S&P. Such formations ... [Read More]

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 ... [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]

50 Percent Of American Workers Make Less Than 28,031 Dollars A Year

The Social Security Administration has just released wage statistics for 2013, and the numbers are startling.  Last year, 50 percent of all American workers made less than $28,031, and 39 percent of all American workers made less than $20,000.  If ... [Read More]

Larry White’s Baffling Interview on the Gold Standard

Lawrence H. White speaking at the Mises Institute’s Capitol Hill Gold Standard Conference, November 1983 In his recent three-part interview (here, here and here) on the gold standard, Larry White perplexes almost as much as he enlightens.  Let’s ... [Read More]

From Creditopia to Utopia

This post From Creditopia to Utopia appeared first on Daily Reckoning. [Ed Note: This essay was adapted from Richard Duncan's latest book, The New Depression.] The economy has grown dependent on government spending and debt. Therefore, given the ... [Read More]

Inflation Slips In The U.S., Imagine That!

* Currencies eke out small gains. * Bank of Canada leaves rates unchanged. * Mexican Retail Sales soar! . * China's PMI surprises to the upside!. And Now. Today's A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day!... And a Tub Thumpin' Thursday to you! ... [Read More]

Why Democracy Won’t Survive the New Depression

This post Why Democracy Won’t Survive the New Depression appeared first on Daily Reckoning. People often ask me, “How severe would the New Depression be?” And I think the best way to think about it is to consider what happened with the last ... [Read More]

Dollar Strength Does Not Bode Well For U.S. Overseas Companies

Chad Shoop: American consumers have begun to enjoy the benefits of a strong dollar, such as being just a little bit more valuable during overseas travel, and electronic gadgets and other imported goods being just a little bit cheaper. But for ... [Read More]

Lessons on Economics and Politics from South Park

LearnLiberty.org is offering a new course developed by George Crowley of Troy University titled “Subliminal Lessons from South Park: A Super Primer on Economics and Politics.” The course blurb: Hooowdy Ho Everbody! We are excited to bring you our ... [Read More]

October Plays Another Dirty Trick – Here’s What You Do Now

This post October Plays Another Dirty Trick – Here’s What You Do Now appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Bad things have a funny way of happening in October. Remember October 1929? Me neither. But it raised the curtain on the Great Depression. Or ... [Read More]

The Economy Continues To Suffer From Rising Food Prices

Thanks to the Federal Reserve, the middle class is slowly being suffocated by rising food prices.  Every single dollar in your wallet is constantly becoming less valuable because of the inflation the Fed systematically creates.  And if you try to ... [Read More]

Global Warming Debate Over: We’re Doomed

According to Guy McPherson, Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources, Ecology, etc., at the University of Arizona, (presumably man-made) climate change is “irreversible” and, basically, we’re all doomed. As I’ve noted before, anyone who actually ... [Read More]

Mixed Oil Service Earnings Put These Energy ETFs In Focus

The oil price slide has been one of the most talked-about events in the global economic calendar over the past few months. After a smooth ride in the early phase of the year, oil price touched the lowest level in 27 months in early October. Sluggish ... [Read More]

In the Downdraft of Hormegeddon

Hormegeddon is a modern phenomenon. It is only possible since the advent of civilization. Without civilization, there are no masses. Without the masses, there are no mass movements, no mass delusions, no mass revolts and no mass epidemics. All mass ... [Read More]

Is The Fed Altering Asset Prices?

Chris Ciovacco: Markets are never driven by any single factor at any moment in time. Asset prices are impacted by an almost limitless amount of inputs including Fed policy, earnings, valuations, geopolitical events, supply, demand, conviction, greed, ... [Read More]

The Double-Edged Sword Of A Stronger U.S. Dollar

Peter Krauth:  The Fed plans to wind down its asset purchases this month, but Japan and the United Kingdom are still buying, full swing. Meanwhile, the European Union is just looking to get started. And, while the Fed is expected to begin raising ... [Read More]

The End of QE3, Trouble Ahead for the Bulls?

Austrian economist Micheal Pollaro writes that with the end of QE3 coming that stock market bulls need to take a note of caution because the Austrian measure of the money supply is already falling. This is typically a sign of trouble for stock ... [Read More]

I Only Read It for the Articles! Rothbard’s Penthouse Interview

G-Rated (Almost) Edit of October 1976 Cover In the 1970s, Penthouse magazine had a reputation for featuring the ideas of unorthodox political thinkers and movements. That’s why in October 1976 it interviewed Murray Rothbard to ask about the ... [Read More]

Six Signs Your Government’s Too Big

In today’s episode, we’re going to show you six “red flags” to look out for. These flags will inform you — with little doubt — that your government is, in fact, too swollen. Let’s dive right in… No. 1: Your government is too big if government ... [Read More]

Cuba Ebola hero, atheist scores, GOP con returns—and more headlines

Cuba leads in doctors sent for Ebola relief • A different view of Syria (NY Review of Books) • Radioactive waste whistleblower firing coverup? (Washington Post) • GOP ‘con’ guy O’Keefe shows up in close Colorado election (Mother Jones) • New test to ... [Read More]

McDisaster: Fast Food Is Dying – Make a Killing From It…

This post McDisaster: Fast Food Is Dying – Make a Killing From It… appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Excuse me sir, would you like to super-size that crash? McDonalds stock is getting crushed right now. Shares have been in a tailspin since June. But ... [Read More]