Category: Economy

How They Did It

How They Did It

by Turd Ferguson, TFMetals Report The Vaults of London are empty. The GLD is being drained. Eastern demand remains insatiable. So how did The Banks manage to maintain the paper price downtrend in 2014? It’s quite simple actually. Before we...

IS THIS BUSINESS AS USUAL?

by Bill Holter, Miles Franklin Last week I described the story of my New Year’s Eve shenanigans where I conducted a very “informal” poll. If you recall, my goal for the evening was to slip the phrase “when the banks...

Surprising Findings Point to Perfect Storm Brewing in Your Financial Future

Surprising Findings Point to Perfect Storm Brewing in Your Financial Future

By Lynn Stuart Parramore, AlterNet Alan Taylor, a professor and director of the Center for the Evolution of the Global Economy at the University of California, Davis, has conducted, along with Moritz Schularick, groundbreaking research on the history and role of credit,...

The Road to Serfdom, Part II

The Road to Serfdom, Part II

by Michael Hudson, OCCUPY This is the second installment in a seven-part series running throughout the week. Read the first part here. Finance Capitalism vs. Industrial Capitalism and their Respective Modes of Exploitation These are indeed eternal problems between employers and...

THE DEATH OF MANIPULATION

THE DEATH OF MANIPULATION

by Andrew Hoffman, Miles Franklin Ah, those “deflationists.” Whether “wave theorists”; “cycle theorists”; or my favorite of all, “proprietary technical analysts,” they continually claim that any price that’s falling must continue to fall – forever. That includes gold and silver...

THE GREAT PAPER PONZI: Global Mutual Fund Inflows vs Physical Gold Investment

THE GREAT PAPER PONZI: Global Mutual Fund Inflows vs Physical Gold Investment

by Steve St. Angelo, SRSRocco Report As the highly leveraged global financial system moves closer towards an epic collapse, investors unwittingly continue to pour money into the Mutual Fund Market.  According to the ICI – Investment Company Institute’s Q3 2014...

PONZI SCHEMES and YOU!

by Bill Holter, Miles Franklin Last week I tried to explain how systemically there is one giant and global margin call occurring. Today, I would like to take a step backwards to explain some of the mechanics. Though this is...

Boom Goes The Dynamite: The Crashing Price Of Oil Is Going To Rip The Global Economy To Shreds

Boom Goes The Dynamite: The Crashing Price Of Oil Is Going To Rip The Global Economy To Shreds

by Michael Snyder, The Economic Collapse Blog If you were waiting for a “black swan event” to come along and devastate the global economy, you don’t have to wait any longer. As I write this, the price of U.S. oil...

The Ultimate Bailout: The Fed’s True Plan

The Ultimate Bailout: The Fed’s True Plan

from EQUEDIA The start of a new year always promises to be one of many positive resolutions. Those who did well in the markets last year, will make bigger bets this year to top the last; those who did poorly,...

John Embry: I’ve Never Seen This In My 40+ Years In The Investment Business – Audio Interview

John Embry: I’ve Never Seen This In My 40+ Years In The Investment Business – Audio Interview

by Tekoa Da Silva, Sprott Global While precious metals and their corresponding equities continue to work through a multi-year painful correction, John Embry, Chief Portfolio Strategist at Sprott Asset Management, was kind enough to share a few comments. Speaking to...

Another Headache for Moscow

by James Corbett, The International Forecaster One thing is for certain: this is not the way that Putin planned to introduce the Eurasian Economic Union to the world. It’s not just that the launch itself was quickly overshadowed by events...

The Road to Serfdom

The Road to Serfdom

by Michael Hudson, OCCUPY This is the first installment in a series running throughout the week. “The Future of Capitalism” – What Kind of Capitalism Do We Mean? What is so striking in the recent debates about the future of...

‘Obama is Extremely Successful for Powerful Interest Groups’ – Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Audio Interview

from Sputnik Has President Obama delivered on his pledges? Whose interests has he been protecting? Radio Sputnik is looking into the issue with Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (US), Fredrik Erixon (EU) and Peter Koenig (Switzerland). On the 20th of January...

Ditching the Dollar

Ditching the Dollar

by Jeff Thomas, International Man One of the symptoms of a declining empire is that it becomes less and less productive and therefore less relevant to other countries. Any empire, whilst in its prime, will have a strong currency. As...

The Five Steps to Armageddon

The Five Steps to Armageddon

by Dave Hodges, The Common Sense Show       The world sits upon the precipice of World War III. The three major antagonists, Russia, China and the United States are talking far less and are increasingly on a war...

(United Eurasia, Pt. 2): The Powerful Organization that No One’s Talking About

TDC Note – Thank you, Wealth Watchman for adding to the conversation regarding the SCO. Most people are not concerned with this topic when it should be front and center. With the BRICS as the back-bone, and seemingly playing the...