The Mickey Mouse Economics Of The Federal Reserve, Part 3

David Stockman – January 19 Here is one more piece of the Mickey Mouse economics that surround present day Keynesian central banking. To wit, the commercial banking system now has zero “required” reserves but nonetheless currently sports $3.1 trillion of actual reserves on deposit at the Fed. You can’t make […]

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Sprott Monthly Report: 2023 Top 10 Watch List

  BY Paul Wong | Monday, January 9, 2023  – Full article published at https://sprott.com/insights/sprott-monthly-report-2023-top-10-watch-list/ De-Globalization and the Clean Energy Transition This year’s top 10 list offers Sprott’s thoughts on what will likely drive markets in the coming year and decade, from a macro perspective and the vantage of our […]

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BIS exec shows off his experience secretly intervening in gold

We transcribe below an article written by Chris Powell of GATA and published on Monday, November 28, 2022, which shows once again how Central banks are manipulating the price of gold (speech by Zollner at the LBMA conference last month in Lisbon): Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Along with […]

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Gold’s Climb Amidst Wisdom’s Decline

By Matthew Piepenburg November 23, 2022   Originally published at https://goldswitzerland.com/golds-climb-amidst-wisdoms-decline/ As the latest headlines from the FTX implosion remind us yet again of a politicized and rigged market riddled with deception, gold’s climb becomes easier to foresee. But first, a little philosophical musing… Modern Policy: High Office, Low Wisdom […]

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Weekly Market Recap: Bears Claw Back All Gains From Failed Rally As Fed Pivot Hopes Dashed

In this week’s recap, Lance Roberts and Adam discuss everything that mattered to markets this week.

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Gold in Q3: Attack of the US Dollar!

  By Jeff Clark, Analyst   As Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell made clear last month, the US central bank will be “resolute” in fighting inflation. That translated into sharply higher interest rates, and as a result a soaring US dollar.  The Fed approved a third consecutive 75-basis-point hike in […]

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Weekly Market Recap: Systemic Instability NOT Inflation Is The Threat The Fed Should Fear

In this week’s recap, Lance Roberts and Adam discuss everything that mattered to markets this week.

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Super-Strong US Dollar Is De-Stabilizing All Other Fiat Currencies – When Will It End?

The US dollar has strengthened so much and so quickly this year that it has become a juggernaut, trampling pretty much every other asset. What repercussions is this creating? And how much longer is it likely to continue? For answers, we turn to market analyst Gordon Long, who just issued […]

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A Liquidity Crisis + Recession Is The Big Threat Now

  Are we hurtling towards a 2008-style crisis? With both a liquidity crunch AND a painful recession? Veteran macro analyst Jim Rickards is concerned the odds for this are fast increasing. In this hard-hitting and wide-ranging discussion, Stephanie Pomboy returns as guest host to ask Jim about this threat, his […]

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What fund managers told me about silver demand behind closed doors

What Do Fund Managers Think About Gold & Silver Right Now? They Told Me at the Beaver Creek Summit By Jeff Clark, Senior Analyst   I attended the Precious Metals Summit in Beaver Creek, Colorado last week. This is where the big boys and girls go—fund managers, institutional investors, bank […]

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The Russians (Propoganda) Is Coming!

by CEO Keith Weiner Headlines shout “Moscow World Standard to Destroy LBMA’s Monopoly in Precious Metals Pricing”.  Is this the gold revaluation we’ve all been waiting for? CEO Keith Weiner says not so fast, in his latest article on the Russian gold market. The headline reads “Moscow World Standard to Destroy LBMA’s […]

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Weekly Market Recap: Are Markets Laying A Trap?

Are the markets laying a trap here? Financial advisor Lance Roberts thinks they may be. In fact, he’s concerned over the high degree of uncertainty of the current environment. It’s one of the most challenging he’s seen in his career in terms of making capital allocation decisions. So what changes […]

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Weekly Market Recap: Bullish Technicals But Bearish Fundamentals: Which Matters More?

The technical chart data looks really bullish here, observes financial advisor Lance Roberts. But none of the fundamentals do, he also warns. Bullish technicals. Bearish fundamentals. Which matters more? Lance and I tackle that key question, plus go on an epic rant about how excessive speculation is destroying Millennial and […]

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Weekly Market Recap: Are The Bulls Gaining The Upper Hand?

The markets have now punched above an important resistance level & the bulls are suddenly talking about stocks zooming back to record highs.  Is that even possible? There’s a battle royal being waged right now between the bulls & bears. Fundamentals are grim and getting worse. But technicals look rosy. […]

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Weekly Market Recap: Rally & Jobs Report Sinking Pivot Odds?

Have the near-term odds of a Fed pivot dropped? Yes, concludes financial advisor Lance Roberts. The Fed is hiking interest rates to destroy demand. Most experts think the Fed will continue until it either tames inflation or it “breaks something” and is forced to reverse course. Well, inflation remains at […]

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Weekly Market Recap: The Market Is Calling The Fed’s Bluff – Who Will Win?

“Don’t fight the Fed” This has been gospel for investors since 2009. And the strategy has paid handsomely. Which is why it’s peculiar now that the market is very clearly no longer following the Fed. The Fed is busy hiking rates & loudly proclaim that it will due ‘whatever it […]

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How gold performs in recessions and market crashes?

Worried about a Recession or Stock Market Crash? Here’s How Precious Metals Perform By Jeff Clark, Senior Analyst, GoldSilver.com   Convinced a recession is here? Worried the stock market isn’t done crashing? It’s a distinct possibility things could get worse. Which raises a natural question: how does gold—and all precious […]

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Weekly Market Recap: Strong Dollar At 20-Year High Creating Havoc

  The US dollar index hit a 20-year high of 109 this week. This is creating increasing pain for other countries, especially those with Eurodollar loans, as servicing those is becoming more expensive — at the same time that import costs are rising. Multinational companies are also feeling the squeeze, […]

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Weekly Market Recap: Bad Earnings Forecasts To Tank Markets Further?

  Corporations are about to start releasing their Q2 earning reports.  This may be the next catalyst for another downwards leg in the markets. Why? Because high inflation, the rising cost of capital and recessionary demand destruction are squeezing revenue & profit expectations for companies. This is going to force […]

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Taggart’s Weekly Market Recap: Is The Bear Market Setting A Bull Trap?

  The job of a bear market is to make as many people as possible lose as much money as possible.  In this week’s Market Recap, financial advisor Lance Roberts returns to explain that while he doesn’t think the bear market is over, it will likely need to sucker in […]

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