Category: Banksters

Swiss Open Investigation Into Precious Metal Price Manipulation

Swiss Open Investigation Into Precious Metal Price Manipulation

by Joshua Krause, Ready Nutrition From the perspective of mainstream economists and investors, gold enthusiasts must sound like a bunch of lunatics. They are certainly the black sheep of the global financial community. When the price of gold soars, they...

Fantasy vs. reality: U.S. economy

by Jeff Nielson, Bullion Bulls Canada Two pieces of information (i.e. “statistics”) came out today on the U.S. economy. One piece of information completely contradicts the other piece of information. One (supposed) factoid tells us that the U.S. economy generated...

Oops, Atlanta Fed’s GDP Forecast Suddenly Plunges

Oops, Atlanta Fed’s GDP Forecast Suddenly Plunges

by Wolf Richter, Wolf Street When will the data stop raining on the parade? Second quarter GDP growth in the US was hot, at 3.9% annualized rate. That wouldn’t have been hot in any prior US recovery, but it is hot...

How Inflation Could Be Caused in 15 Minutes

by Jim Rickards, Daily Reckoning One of the conundrums of monetary policy over the past eight years is the Federal Reserve’s failure to cause inflation. This sounds strange to most. People associate inflation with misguided monetary policy by central banks,...

Following in Ancient Rome’s Footsteps: Moral Decay, Rising Wealth Inequality

Following in Ancient Rome’s Footsteps: Moral Decay, Rising Wealth Inequality

by Charles Hugh Smith, Of Two Minds If you want to understand why Rome declined, look no further than the moral decay of ruling Elites. There are many reasons why Imperial Rome declined, but two primary causes that get relatively...