Category: Geopolitics

TDV Interviews with Rick Rule – The Global Financial System Is Now A Confidence Game

TDV Interviews with Rick Rule – The Global Financial System Is Now A Confidence Game

from The Dollar Vigilante Jeff interviews veteran investor Rick Rule of Sprott Global, topics include: massive overconfidence in soveriegn investments, 100 year bonds, the CPI does not include tax, extreme trust in the system, fear of equities, QE effective in...

US-EU Free Trade Deal Threatens BRICS – EU Parliamentarian

US-EU Free Trade Deal Threatens BRICS – EU Parliamentarian

from Sputnik News The US-EU free trade agreement, titled the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), is currently on the stage of negotiations. The TTIP seeks to ease trade rules between the two regions. MADRID (Sputnik) – The proposed free...

What is Money?

What is Money?

by Jeff Nielson, Sprott Money Precious metals investors (and even precious metals commentators) have a tendency to put the cart before the horse. We familiarize ourselves with the dramatic economic fundamentals which have an enormous impact on the value of...

Joe Salerno: Austrian Economics and Crony Academia, Part 1

Joe Salerno: Austrian Economics and Crony Academia, Part 1

from Mises Media In this first installment of a two-part interview, Jeff Deist and Joseph T. Salerno discuss the health and vitality of the Austrian school, the impact of the South Royalton conference, Joe’s relationship with and memories of Rothbard,...

Operation “Destroy Putin” Hits a Wall, as Russian Economy Returns to Growth

Operation “Destroy Putin” Hits a Wall, as Russian Economy Returns to Growth

by Mark Chapman, Russia-Insider Paul Robinson sent me a link yesterday that made me laugh out loud. You remember that scene in “Back to the Future,” when a carload of bullies is chasing Michael J. Fox on an improvised skateboard,...

The over-valued dollar

by Alasdair Macleod, Gold Money There are two connected reasons usually cited for the current dollar strength: the US economy is performing better than all the others, leading towards relatively higher US dollar interest rates, and that this is triggering...

Donbass and Russia Talk Peace, Kiev Attacks, Germany Does Nothing

Donbass and Russia Talk Peace, Kiev Attacks, Germany Does Nothing

by Alexander Mercouris, Russia-Insider Those who follow the military news from Ukraine closely will know that there has been an outbreak of fighting over the last few days in the area around Donetsk airport. As usual, both sides have blamed...

Guess What’s Being Discussed at the New, Secretive Bankers’ Meeting in DC?

Guess What’s Being Discussed at the New, Secretive Bankers’ Meeting in DC?

from The Wealth Watchman The Heads of Olympus Meet Many of the shield brothers here will likely remember the closed-door meeting that President Obama conducted with most of the “whose-who” of Wall Street, back in the spring of 2013.  The details...