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Michael Oliver’s View on Gold & Gold Shares for 2019

I could spend countless pages telling you why I think gold will rise or fall in 2019, but applying the old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words, I would rather use the structural and momentum work of Michael Oliver to convince me of my favorite metal’s price direction in 2019. Of course, I need to mention once again that it isn’t the ... [Read More]

Where Is America & Its Markets Heading in 2019?

David McAlvany, Amir Adnani and Michael Oliver return on this week’s episode of the radio program. America’s social and moral fiber is wearing thin and the republic our Founding Fathers bequeathed to us in 1776 is rapidly being torn asunder. Why ... [Read More]

Why Interest Rates Are Inevitably Heading Higher

Alasdair Macleod, Ivan Bebek and Michael Oliver return on this week’s episode of the radio program. Since 1981, interest rates have been in a secular decline, falling from 20% to zero in U.S. dollars. They are now on the rise, but the general ... [Read More]

ES Sets Up Major Double Bottom Ahead of the Fed

The downside price rotation in the US markets on Monday, December 17, set up a near-perfect double bottom formation near the 2530 price level and also prompted a dramatic price recovery after reaching these lows.  Currently, the ES has rallied over ... [Read More]

Venezuela’s gold in limbo amid tug-of-war at the Bank of England

As one of the world’s largest custodians of central bank gold, the Bank of England is attracting unwanted attention in a bizarre saga involving 14 tonnes of Venezuela’s gold. A whole cast of colorful characters has recently emerged on both sides, ... [Read More]

Will Powell Turn Into Dove and Make Gold Shine?

Tomorrow, the FOMC will publish its monetary policy statements and economic projections. How could they affect the gold market? And what about the recent developments in Europe? FOMC Preview and Gold  The market awaits the monetary policy ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 12/18 – Venezuela Inflation Rate Passes 1,000,000%, Would Human Extinction Be A Tragedy?

Trump and China: Towards a Cold or Hot War? UK's May says rescheduling Brexit vote in parliament for mid-Jan Venezuela Inflation Rate Passes 1 Million Percent, and It’s Costing Lives Every Day: This Is What Devastating Hyperinflation Looks ... [Read More]

Craft Beer with a Free-Market Character

By: Carmen Elena Dorob?? As the microbrewery trend is seeing a rise everywhere in the world, 2018 saw the launch of the White Collar Brewing in Bucharest, in my native Romania. Behind the already highly acclaimed beers lies an interesting piece of ... [Read More]


The US equity indexes took another big dive today. They're now flirting with February's lows. Nearly all of the gains from 2018 have been wiped out. Maybe they get rescued from here with an 11th hour Santa Claus rally. Who knows? But what I do know ... [Read More]

La “opinión” de The Atlantic en economía convencional y conductual

By: Mark Thornton La opinión de The Atlantic es que la economía convencional tiene muchos problemas, como han señalado otros. Piensan que los estudiantes universitarios deben estar expuestos a algunos aspectos económicos de la conducta en sus clases ... [Read More]

A Message from Jeff Deist

I want to make sure you saw the letter Lew Rockwell wrote a few days ago. Won’t you take a few minutes right now to respond and make a donation? Lew’s letter talks about the tremendous sacrifices Ludwig von Mises and Murray Rothbard made in pursuit ... [Read More]

The Problem with “Velocity of Money”

Some commentators are of the view that when the velocity of money rises, all other thing being equal, the buying power of money declines, (i.e., the prices of goods and services rise). The opposite occurs when velocity declines. If, for example, it ... [Read More]

Stock Market’s Stars are Crossed for an Ursa Major Upset

http://thegreatrecession.info/blog/stock-markets-stars-are-crossed/ The Big Bear is back. Ursa Major is in the house of the rising sun, and Taurus is in the house of the setting sun. Those are bad signs for investors who are now daily diving into ... [Read More]

Venezuela’s Crisis: What’s Oil Got to Do with It?

After over three years of following the disastrous effects of socialism unfolding in Venezuela I can confidently say that 99% of the articles I’ve read on the issue will sooner or later point out that Venezuela’s crisis is not only surprisingly dire, ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 12/17 – How a World Order Ends, Why Did Old People Decide to Be Broke?

Huawei executive arrest could impact Vancouver real estate prices: Barron's Record Foreign Buying of Japan Bonds Spells Headache for BOJ How a World Order Ends Why Did All the Old People Decide to Be Broke? Saboteur in Chief Gun deaths in US reach ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 12/16 – The Trade War Distraction, Wall Street’s Darkest Quarter Since 2011 Just Got Worse

The Trade War Distraction: Huawei And Linchpin Theory Opinion: Stock investors, you have now been warned for the last time Why A Defensive Rotation May Not Work So Well This Time An Extra $500 A Month? 100 Residents To Be Selected For Basic Income ... [Read More]

“Yellow Vests” and the Downward Mobility of the Middle Class

Capital garners the gains, and labor's share continues eroding. That's the story of the 21st century.The middle class, virtually by definition, is not prepared for downward mobility. A systemic, semi-permanent decline in the standard of living isn't ... [Read More]

Beat the Establishment!

A Campaign to Relaunch David Haggith's site for the Second Great Recession to Prevent Bankster Bailout 2.0 If we don’t beat the establishment before the next downturn, we’re going to see the same bailouts and money printing we’ve seen before but ... [Read More]

Ron Paul On The Coming Crisis: “Could Be Worse Than 1929”

Dec 16, 2018 09:00 am By Albert LuWhat started as a strong week for U.S. equities ended with losses, as disappointing economic data from China and Europe pushed global equities down on Friday.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down by nearly ... [Read More]

An early attempt at standardizing Money using international Gold Coins

Why do we have international standards for measuring time and length but not monetary value? A failed 1860s attempt to harmonize money provides insights. Last month the world settled on a new definition of the kilogram. Our success at harmonizing ... [Read More]

Forerunners of the Austrian School: The French Liberal School

The French Liberal School had been dominant through four generations because they were privately funded, but when the government intervened in the French universities the Liberal School lost its hold. Richard Cantillon, Etienne Bonnot de Condillac, ... [Read More]

Ignoring the Bureaucracy Isn’t the Same as Dismantling It

The tweeter & tariffer-in-chief Donald Trump had a bad week post election with presidential historian Douglas Brinkley telling the Washington Post , “Trump needs adulation, so heading into the midterms, holding these rallies, he was cheered and it ... [Read More]