Category: Economy

OVERWHELMED BY REALITY

by Andrew Hoffman, Miles Franklin Chalk this up as another article I hadn’t planned to write, but was inspired by the incredible events of the day.  To wit, following the momentous events I discussed Wednesday, today’s historic Swiss National Bank...

Rick Rule on oil and Switzerland ditches its currency cap

Rick Rule on oil and Switzerland ditches its currency cap

from Boom Bust The Swiss National Bank shocked financial markets on Thursday by ditching its policy of capping the Swiss Franc to the Euro. The unexpected move sent the safe-haven currency souring up as much as 41% against the Euro....

It’s Official: The Worldwide Bail-ins Are Coming

It’s Official: The Worldwide Bail-ins Are Coming

By Mark Nestmann, Nestmann In case you missed the announcement, Cyprus-style bail-ins are coming to a bank near you. On November 16, leaders of the G20 Group of Nations – the 20 largest economies – made an important decision. The...

Dave Kranzler Many Black Swans Now Appearing

Dave Kranzler Many Black Swans Now Appearing

from Investment Research Dynamics My podcast interview/discussion with Wall St. For Main Street’s Jason Burack. We discuss the SNB Swiss franc de-peg and the housing and precious metals markets.

Venezuela Today – Got Preps?

Venezuela Today – Got Preps?

This article appeared in the Daily Mail on January 15, 2015 and it shows specifically what happens when a nations currency is mistreated. Venezuela is an oil exporting country and with the price of oil falling off a cliff, their...

Deflationary Cycle Deepens

Deflationary Cycle Deepens

by James Corbett, The International Forecaster Oil is now down over $60 per barrel since last June. The price of iron ore has collapsed 47 percent in the last year. Last month the UK experienced its slowest annual consumer price...

Putin Strikes Back: Russia Cuts Off European Gas Supplies, Starts Selling Dollars: “The Decision Has Been Made”

Putin Strikes Back: Russia Cuts Off European Gas Supplies, Starts Selling Dollars: “The Decision Has Been Made”

by Mac Slavo, SHTFPlan.com Vladimir Putin has been silent lately. But if anyone thought he had been shamed into defeat or marginalized, then think again. In the last few hours Russia has announced two key strategic decisions that show they are...

OIL, COPPER, AND CREDIT

by Bill Holter, Miles Franklin There are two separate subjects to talk about today, one is oil and the other copper.  Oil has been cut by more than half in just six months.  As I speculated last week, I believe someone,...

Is Christine Out? – IMF Guard – Lagarde Surprised She Was Not Contacted By The Swiss National Bank

Is Christine Out? – IMF Guard – Lagarde Surprised She Was Not Contacted By The Swiss National Bank

from GoldSilver.com IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says she is surprised she was not contacted by the Swiss National Bank, after news the central bank is removing a 3-year-old cap of 1.20 francs per euro.

Complete Collapse

by Turd Ferguson, TFMetals Report The destruction wrought by the endless creation of fiat money is reaching a terminal phase. As spreads and carry trades are unwound, the effects have been devastating to individual commodities and this will soon spill...

This Is Exactly How Markets Behave Right Before They Crash

This Is Exactly How Markets Behave Right Before They Crash

by Michael Snyder, The Economic Collapse Blog When the stock market starts to behave like a roller coaster, that is a sign that a major move to the downside is right around the corner.  As I have stated repeatedly, when...