theautomaticearth.com / by Raúl Ilargi Meijer / December 4, 2014
News reports about developments in the oil markets are coming fast and furious, and none of them indicate any stabilization, let alone rise, in oil prices. Quite the contrary. There are very large amounts of extra barrels flowing into the market, which is just, […]
Senator Mike Lee
caseyresearch.com / By Donald Grove / December 3, 2014
Implementation of the infamous Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) got underway in earnest on July 1, 2014. A cacophony of protests and warnings could be heard as that date approached, and it has only grown louder as more and more people […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / by David Stockman / November 25, 2014
From Newsmax Finance
The global financial system has come unglued, and the opening waves of competitive currency devaluations by Japan and China are bound to wash up on U.S. shores, according to David Stockman, White House budget chief during the Reagan administration.
In a column on […]
sovereignman.com / By Simon Black / November 24, 2014
Science is about truth. It’s about fact.
It’s about forming hypothesis and either proving or disproving that hypothesis through what we can observe, test, and measure.
For thousands of years it’s been through this method that humanity has progressed. And history shows that every time “authorities” […]
news.goldseek.com / By Chris Mullen / 7 November 2014
Gold fell almost 1% in Asia and held near unchanged in London, but it then climbed steadily higher for most of trade in New York and ended near its last minute high of $1177.33 with a gain of 2.78%. Silver slipped to $15.06 […]
thedailysheeple.com / Tony Cartalucci / New Eastern Outlook / November 5th, 2014
US-funded newspapers promote US-funded NGOs in their efforts to halt infrastructure projects that would reduce flooding, produce clean, renewable energy, and provide jobs and development for millions.
“The Irrawaddy,” which claims to be “a leading source of reliable news, […]
gata.org / By A. Anathalakshmi via Reuters / 2014-11-05
A tumble in silver prices to four-year lows has triggered a global scramble by consumers to purchase silver coins and bars as the metal has reached its cheapest level relative to gold in more than five years.
Retailers and distributors in Asia and the United States […]
investmentresearchdynamics.com / By David Kranzler / November 4, 2014
It’s so easy to spot, even a caveman using a crayon and a ruler etching lines on graphs and making crystal ball readings could see it (source: Nick Laird via Ed Steer’s Gold and Silver Daily, edits in color are mine):
This graph shows the […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 11/03/2014 13:36
It appears, just as we warned two weeks ago, that the ‘dumping strategy’ designed to punish Obama’s nemesis Putin could have morphed into a Saudi Arabian strategy to keep its foot on the neck of the US Shale Oil industry. In an awkward headline for mainstream […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 10/27/2014 20:37
Nowhere is The American Dream more prevalent than… In Asia?
As Pew Research notes,
sovereignman.com / By Simon Black / October 27, 2014
This morning some of the biggest financial news of the year made huge waves all over Asia.
Yet in the Western press, this hugely important information has barely even been mentioned. (CNBC.com, for example, has yet to report on this story as of 11:45am Eastern…)
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / October 26, 2014
There was nearly a 50% jump in the number of Americans rushing to renounce their citizenship. It is more than just not paying taxes, the FATCA rules are so outrageous, Americans have been thrown out of everywhere from Asia to Europe. Plain and simple, […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / OCTOBER 22, 2014
While on an extended business trip in Asia, updates on the blog will be sporadic. Rather than focus so much on the price action, I have been sketching out a broader interpretative framework. Here are some recent posts in this vein.
1. How much of a […]
gata.org / by Jamil Anderlini via Financial Times, London / 2014-10-23 02:03
Jamil Anderlini Financial Times, London Tuesday, October 22, 2014
BEIJING — China will officially launch a new $50 billion Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank on Friday as it steps up its challenge to global financial institutions like the World Bank that it feels […]
arabianmoney.net / 22 October 2014
Japan remains the sick man of Asia. Devaluation is one way out and that is where Japan appears to be heading next. But just how low will the yen have to go?
In today’s ‘Global Outlook,’ Bloomberg’s Shery Ahn takes a look at the weakening yen on ‘On The Move’…
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 10/10/2014 14:00
Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe – the world’s busiest route – fell 10.2% to $738 per container in the week ended on Friday, according to Reuters. This is the 4th weekly drop in a row and is the lowest […]
jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / 11 SEPTEMBER 2014
There was the usual London-New York hit applied to the precious metals earlier this morning. Nothing new in that.
There was a bit of a bounce into the close for gold, and some action in the mining stocks as well.
Shown below are the Comex reports for both gold […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/03/2014 14:15
In Citi’s Steven Englander’s latest note, he notes that every major FX trade in place right now is a carry trade in one form or another, differing only in their scope and in the risk they entail. This has 5 significant implications…
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/01/2014 19:00
With China’s property developers slashing prices, piling on incentives, and still seeing sales slump; it is no surprise that demand from the top to the bottom across Asia is falling. As Reuters reports, even Singapore’s Sentosa Cove (the man-made island resort billed as Asia’s Monte Carlo) […]
zerohedge.com / Via Saxo Bank’s Steen Jakobsen of TradingFloor.com / 08/27/2014 16:31
Lee Iacocca, one of the true greats of the motor industry and a prolific author on leadership and management, once noted:“What is wrong with changing your mind because the facts change? But you have to be able to say why […]