mises.org / Mark Thornton / FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Super tall buildings, or skyscrapers, are being built at an astonishing rate. Ninety-seven buildings that exceed 200 meters (656 feet) high were constructed in 2014, setting a new record. The previous record was eighty-one buildings completed in 2011. The total number of skyscrapers in existence now […]
goldcore.com / By GoldCore Research / February 20, 2015
* Greek Bank Runs Accelerate as Possible ‘Grexit’ Looms * Fatigue with Greek Crisis Breeding Massive Complacency * Government in Kiev Forced to Take Diplomatic Approach * Ukraine a Significant Setback for NATO * Regional War in Eastern Europe Averted for the Moment * Middle East, […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / February 11, 2015
The Eurogroup meeting today and the heads of state meeting tomorrow cannot resolve the standoff with Greece. The logic of each side demands negotiating until the very last minute as the only way to ensure that the most is achieved. Of course, the nature of […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / February 10, 2015
Puerto Rico is also in the middle of a debt crisis. A federal judged ruled it was unconstitutional for a state to modify municipal debt. Government debt is worst of all for there is never any fiscal management. All they do is is assume we […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / February 6, 2015
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, often in a good-cop-bad-cop manner, have been cruising through the media, lobbing a mix of admirable rhetoric, verbal hand grenades, and down-to-earth explanations. And they have become white-hot media darlings.
So Varoufakis was in Germany […]
goldcore.com / By admin / January 9, 2015
2015 is upon us and the turbulence has already begun.
2014 was another year of an uneasy calm interrupted by sudden bouts of abrupt market volatility. We were surprised how risk appetite remained so high despite emerging and a high level of risk especially from the […]
goldsilverworlds.com / January 5, 2015
This article provides excellent precious metals chart analysis as featured on www.ChartAnalyst.expert and is courtesy of Arthur Hill at StockCharts.com.
There is talk that gold may get a lift because of the situation in Greece and quantitative easing by the European Central Bank (ECB). Even though the ECB was not […]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / December 30, 2014
Greece’s financial markets are in turmoil again as a vote in parliament – failing to elect a new president – made a general election inevitable. Greek markets saw severe sell offs , with yields on Greek government bonds rising and shares prices collapsing 13% at […]
truthingold.com / Dave in Denver / December 22, 2014 at 11:25
Gold “guru” Martin Murenbeeld – chief economist at Dundee Capital Markets – has issued his forecasts for 2015 indicating a rising gold price along with a message that will please gold investors – he thinks he’s being too cautious in his predictions.
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / December 15, 2014
An Update on a few Obscure and Not-So Obscure Indicators
We recently discussed the market with our friend T.R. (inventor of the proprietary Au-Ag ratio adjusted VIX indicator) and he sent us a few charts of the things he is watching. While he’s not a long term […]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 10 December 2014
Syriza say that they will renegotiate with the Troika and increase public spending which may put bondholders at risk. Britain’s Independent quotes Charles Robertson from Renaissance Capital warning that “a possible Syrizas election victory may force the Eurozone to choose between a fiscal union or the […]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 24 November 2014
The Dutch central bank said Friday it is repatriating some of its gold reserves from the U.S., making it the latest central bank in Europe to address public concerns about the safety of its gold in the wake of the eurozone debt crisis.
As the […]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 18 November 2014
Concerns about deflation, recession and a return to the Eurozone debt crisis, may see the ECB follow Japan and print money to buy assets including shares, exchange traded funds and physical gold.
Counter intuitively, gold prices fell on the quite bullish news. In marked contrast […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / October 29, 2014
The Sovereign Debt Crisis is brewing. Global debt has reach a staggering $158.8 trillion, calculated both public and private. Those who keep touting the collapse of the dollar because of the US debt level being about $17 trillion, do not pay attention to the global debt […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / October 7, 2014
Jean-Claude Juncker won the support of Europe’s lawmakers to become European Commission president, despite the opposition from Britain. It was clearly a slap in the face to Britain and it is highly doubtful that his leadership will be able to patch up relations with the U.K..
bullionstar.com / Koos Jansen / 07-09-2014 21:47
Headlines are easy to write, a bit of sensation in it and they will surely persuade people to read the accompanying article. Though I’m often disappointed to read articles that contain remarkably little of what the headline promises. On the other hand, I personally have written […]
lfb.org / MATT INSLEY / AUG 7, 2014
Let’s head back in time…
In 2004, a mere decade ago, the US national debt rang the register at $7.4 trillion. That represents “debt per citizen” of over $25,000. You, me, your neighbor, your 4-yr old grandson, you name it and they’re portion […]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 23 July 2014
‘Apocalypse’ Krugman Ignores Keynes And Comrade Lenin’s Warnings Paul Krugman’s latest missive in The New York Times again attacks those who warn about the risks of a new debt crisis and the ramifications of radical, ultra loose monetary policies.
Krugman says that the recent concern […]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / July 10, 2014
They Haven’t Been Praying Enough
According to press reports, Espirito Santo Financial Group, one of Portugal’s largest financial groups and the biggest shareholder in Banco Espirito Santo (i.e., the Holy Spirit Bank, BES), is about to miss interest payments on some of its short term […]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / July 9, 2014
Breaking From the Wedge
France is currently Europe’s “sick man”, not least due to the destructive economic policies pursued by its socialist government. Halfhearted attempts at reform have so far not achieved any notable change, precisely because they are going nowhere near far […]