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An Inevitable Debt Bubble Apocalypse? Why? When? Rx?

Keith Weiner, Peter Tallman and Michael Oliver return on this week’s radio program. Keith says interest rates are inevitably heading lower. Otherwise interest expense will quickly spiral out of control. He says a deflationary credit implosion will hit the U.S. last. We will ask Keith to review the mechanism for inevitably declining rates and ... [Read More]

Is Dollar Hegemony Nearing Its End?

To expand the American empire and to give it a global advantage in addition to already having the #1 military force, the U.S. unilaterally defaulted on its obligation to back the dollar with gold on August 15, 1971. To ensure the dollar would retain ... [Read More]

Making Money with Sprott

Peter Grosskopf, CEO of Sprott Inc. is a first-time guest while Gwen Preston and Michael Oliver return.  Sprott Inc., named after founder Eric Sprott, has attracted a team of highly talented investment managers and geo-scientists to allocate ... [Read More]

Does the State Cares More About Tax Evasion than Murder?

Rape and murder are violent acts. Ordinary citizens consider these to be far more serious offenses than acts of theft. Accordingly, as we allocate limited resources to solving all offenses, our expectation is that rape and murder will be given top ... [Read More]

Superbugs and the Ultimate Economic Weapon: Food

The food-exporting superpowers are easy to identify.As my esteemed colleague Michael Snyder chronicled in a recent Zero Hedge post, world agricultural production is under assault from extreme weather and diseases such as African swine fever. Floods & ... [Read More]

Debe terminar el control federal de las tierras tribales

By: Gor Mkrtchian Hay 326 reservas de indígenas americanos en todo el país con un total de aproximadamente 1.150.000 residentes, y otros cuatro millones de indígenas americanos que viven fuera de estas reservas.1 La reserva de la Nación Navajo es la ... [Read More]

Do Central Bankers Read The Pfennig?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 23, 2019 * The broken record says... "Another day, another day of dollar strength" * Happy Birthday, Braden Charles Butler! Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you… I had a much better day yesterday ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 5/23 – A Graduation Message For A Terrifying Age, What’s Next For Ford After Layoffs?

Economy E.U. Elections 2019: A Guide to the Parliament Vote (TS) But this time is different. Nationalists have gained ground across Europe, and as they head into the elections with a newly united front, the vote is being seen as the latest test of ... [Read More]

Bitcoin, Gold, and the Battle for Sound Money

Here in the U.S. the financial markets are focusing on Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s herky-jerky monetary messages while politically the news is Trump’s two picks for the central bank board have taken themselves out of the running.   Herman ‘9-9-9’ Cain ... [Read More]

China’s Insurmountable Global Weakness: Its Currency

If China wants superpower status, it will have to issue its currency in size and let the global FX market discover its price.Quick history quiz: in all of recorded history, how many superpowers pegged their currency to the currency of a rival ... [Read More]

End Federal Control of Tribal Lands

By: Gor Mkrtchian There are 326 Native American reservations across the country with a total of approximately 1,150,000 residents, and another four million Native Americans living outside of these reservations.1  The Navajo Nation reservation is the ... [Read More]

Envy, Inc.

Presidential aspirant Kamala Harris promises to compel private companies with more than 100 employees to disclose what they pay employees to the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission. Companies that don't pay women "enough" will pay fines until ... [Read More]

Central Banks’ Forecasts Are Basically Garbage

Animals are a curious topic in finance, and we find them all over the place. We describe upward, downward or side-ways moving markets as bull, bear or deer markets. We have investment strategies ( "Dogs of the Dow") and trading behavior ( 'dead cat ... [Read More]

Para Bernie Sanders, los jefes sindicales son más importantes que los niños pobres

By: Daniel J. Mitchell Bernie Sanders es un estatista duro y delirante, pero eso es parte de lo que lo hace atractivo para algunos votantes. En pocas palabras, piensan que es más auténtico que un político con el dedo en el viento. Pero no estoy ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 5/22 – Fed’s U.S. Debt Hoard Is About to Soar, Is A College Degree Worth The Debt?

Economy Moody’s: Illinois one of two states unprepared to weather a recession (Saxplayer00o1) Moody’s rated the states on revenue volatility, coverage by reserves, financial flexibility and pension risk. The latter is an obvious strain on ... [Read More]

Has China Already Begun To Be AWOL From The Auction Window?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 22, 2019 * Dollar Bugs still rule the roost... * Blues Win! Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I’m still feeling the wrath of cellulitis in my leg, but for right now, it seems to be bit better… ... [Read More]

Eye Opening Currency Charts – Why Metals Are Falling

The incredible strength of the US Dollar over the past 12+ months has put downward pricing pressure on Gold and Silver.  I believe this downward pricing pressure could be muting any upside price advanced in Gold and Silver by as much as 20% to 30% or ... [Read More]

Technology Is Not Just Disruptive, It’s Disastrously Deflationary

Deflation eats credit-dependent, mass-consumption economies alive from the inside.While AI (artificial intelligence) garners the headlines, the next wave of disruptive technologies extend far beyond AI: as the chart of technologies rapidly being ... [Read More]

The Unseen Costs of “Medicare for All”

Most of the attention on Bernie Sanders’ proposed “Medicare for All” plan has focused on the financial costs of its implementation. This is understandable, given that some estimates project costs to exceed $32 trillion over its first ten years, and ... [Read More]

Two Intertwined Dynamics Are Transforming the Economy: Technology and Financialization

If you want to understand how the economy is being transformed, look at the intersection of Big Tech, financialization and the central state.The two dynamics transforming the economy--technology and financialization--are intertwined yet widely viewed ... [Read More]

An Inevitable Debt Bubble Apocalypse? Why? When? Rx?

Jay introduces the guests and sponsors for the day’s program and Michael Oliver provides his weekly updates on the precious metals, equity and currency markets. Peter Tallman, P.Geo, is President, CEO and Director of Klondike Gold, talks about the ... [Read More]

They’ve Stolen Our Future!

It’s time to have a serious conversation.  I know we’ve been having it, but maybe there’s another glove hidden beneath the one we’ve already taken off. Put bluntly, there doesn’t seem to be any hope of avoiding a collapse of civilization.  The forces ... [Read More]