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Novo Resources Through the Eyes of Brent Cook and John Kaiser

I was fortunate to interview Brent Cook and John Kaiser this past week on my radio show. The topic was about the prospects for Novo Resources’ most unusual but apparently legitimate gold exploration stories becoming, as John Kaiser calls it, Wits ... [Read More]

The Fading Scent of the American Dream

The theme this week is The Rot Within.It's been 10 years since I devoted a week to the theme of The Rot Within(September 17, 2007). Back in 2007, I listed 16 systemic sources of rot in our society, politics and economy; none have been fixed. Instead, ... [Read More]

Car Manufacturers Are Electrifying Copper, “The Metal of the Future”

As many of you know, copper is often seen as an indicator of economic health, historically falling when overall manufacturing and construction is in contraction mode, rising in times of expansion. That appears to be the case today. Currently ... [Read More]

On Harvey Sweinstein And Other Important News Headlines

Dear friend, Here are some comments on the week's headlines. It's a division of labor: I do it so that you don't have to; have been since ... 1999. Harvey Sweinstein Is Evil, Not ILL  (https://tinyurl.com/y83owlad) For once and for ... [Read More]

The Endgame of Financialization: Stealth Nationalization

This is the new model of nationalization: central banks control the valuation of private-sector assets without actually having to own them lock, stock and barrel.As you no doubt know, central banks don't actually print money and toss it out of ... [Read More]

Joe Salerno on Rothbard as the Heir to Mises

By: Joseph T. Salerno, Jeff DeistDr. Joseph Salerno, speaking at our 35th Anniversary Gala in New York last weekend, makes for case for Murray Rothbard as the preeminent modern Austrian economist—and the rightful heir to Ludwig von Mises. This great ... [Read More]

Yuan and Gold

In the previous editions of the Market Overview, we have already analyzed the relationship between gold and some major world currencies, such as the U.S. dollar, the euro, or the Japanese yen. But what is the link between the Chinese yuan ... [Read More]

Coming of Age With Murray

By: Hans-Hermann HoppeThe keynote address presented at the Mises Institute's 35th Anniversary Celebration in New York City on October 7, 2017.Powered by WPeMatico ... [Read More]

Farmland Series III: Fuel for the Global Population Boom

Sprott's Thoughts By Albert Lu According to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, world population increased by over 12 percent from 6.71 billion to 7.55 billion during the last 10 years. The same group projects the ... [Read More]

It’s All About Retail Sales Today…

Rocktober 13, 2017 * ECB announces date unwinding details * Palladium takes flight! * Ringing A Bell For Life! Good day… and a Happy Friday to one and all! I’m hoping this is going to be a very good Friday, so I’m going to go ahead and ... [Read More]

Are You Better Off Than You Were 17 Years Ago?

We tend to measure what's easily measured (and supports the status quo) and ignore what isn't easily measured (and calls the status quo into question).If we use gross domestic product (GDP) as a broad measure of prosperity, we are 160% better off ... [Read More]

These Feminist Economists Are Right about GDP

By: Jonathan NewmanGross Domestic Product has numerous issues, especially as a measure of national-level standard of living. It is supposed to be a measure of total production and therefore the general health of an economy, but it falls short of this ... [Read More]

These Feminist Economists Are Right about GDP

By: Jonathan NewmanGross Domestic Product has numerous issues, especially as a measure of national-level standard of living. It is supposed to be a measure of total production and therefore the general health of an economy, but it falls short of this ... [Read More]

Neo-Liberalism: From Laissez-Faire to the Interventionist State

By: Richard M. EbelingOne of the most accusatory and negative words currently in use in various politically “progressive” circles is that of “Neo-Liberalism.” To be called a “Neo-Liberal” is to stand condemned of being against “the poor,” an ... [Read More]

Is Momentum Waning For The Dow Jones Industrial Average?

Technical analyst Dave Chojnacki of Street One Financial examines the state of the U.S. markets from a technical perspective as all three major U.S. stock indexes hit fresh highs on a seemingly daily basis. With little to move the Market on ... [Read More]

China & Saudi Arabia In Talks… Uh-Oh!

Rocktober 12, 2017 * Catalans opt for negotiations... * FOMC Minutes lead to rate hike thought slippage * 2010 revisited... Good Day... And a Tub Thumpin' Thursday to you! Well, I've had to restart my laptop twice already this morning, and ... [Read More]

About Those “Hedonic Adjustments” to Inflation: Ignoring the Systemic Decline in Quality, Utility, Durability and Service

The quality, durability, utility and enjoyment-of-use of our products and services has been plummeting for years.One of the more mysterious aspects of the official inflation rate is the hedonic quality adjustments that the Bureau of Labor Statistics ... [Read More]

Just Say No: Reagan Militarizes the War on Drugs

By: Chris CaltonIn spite of declining drug usage, the Reagan Administration placed renewed interest in the War on Drugs. Chris Calton explains how President Reagan eliminated restrictions that prevented the US military from enforcing domestic laws, ... [Read More]

All This Saber Rattling Has Chuck Fearing the Worst!

Rocktober 11, 2017 * Saber Rattling ratchets up... * Russia prints $1.2 Billion Surplus! * Euro climbs back to 1.18! Good day... And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I'm not ready for prime time today... I can't seem to fully wake up... I've ... [Read More]

Novo Resources: The Greatest Gold Discovery Since 1886?

Brent Cook, John Kaiser and Michael Oliver return as guests on this week’s program. Novo Resources, a sponsor to this show, has seen its shares rise from C$0.83 on July 10 to C$8.51 on Oct. 3. Visual reports and early sampling have revealed a rich ... [Read More]