acting-man.com / Bill Bonner / March 2, 2015
The Only Stocks You Should Be Holding Right Now
First, let us check in with the markets. Little change since yesterday. Gold is holding above $1,200 an ounce. Stocks still near record highs, as US corporate earnings fall. Bloomberg:
“[T]he current estimates show [earnings] will drop 4.5% […]
acting-man.com / Bill Bonner / February 27, 2015
The season of fasting is upon us. No more high living. It’s time to cinch up our belts … to put on a gaunt face and a smug look. Alone among friends and associates, we will keep Lent.
So neglected is Lent that even Google has […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/27/2015 09:20 -0500
Last quarter, in “This Is What Americans Spent The Most Money On In Q4” we showed that according to the first estimate of Q4 GDP data, the American consumer spent a whopping $20.4 billion in nominal dollars on healthcare, which also resulted in the biggest consumption […]
goldsilverworlds.com / David Smith / February 26, 2015
In just about every state, it’s the law that you must wear a seatbelt when driving down the road. Putting aside the question of whether the government should mandate this, most of us understand that the reasons for individually choosing to do so are valid.
goldsilverworlds.com / Gary Christenson / February 26, 2015
A three ring circus is performing – to entertain and impoverish the western world.
Ring # 1: The Euro tragedy is “extending and pretending” into a Greek drama.
Ring # 2: Iraq 3.0 is in beta test mode based on weapons of mass propaganda.
Ring # 3: […]
teapartyeconomist.com / by Gary North / February 25, 2015
The Federal Reserve System cannot raise rates. It only pretends that it can.
It cannot raise short-term T-bill rates. It has no power over T-bill rates.
It can raise the Federal Funds rate: the rate at which commercial banks lend overnight money to other commercial […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/25/2015 09:26 -0500
Following recent leaked files confirming yet again that HSBC had helped over a hundred thousand individuals evade taxes and/or engage in outright international money laundering, evasion which may have involved the CEO Stuart Gulliver himself, leading to a scandal which has caught some of the […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/25/2015 07:22 -0500
After the new Greek government fought valiantly a la David vs Goliath for several weeks, only to cave in the last minute and admit that the best it can do is continue the much hated policies of the predecessor Samaras government by extending the Greek bailout […]
charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015
The point I’m making with the $10 trillion stone coin is that if money is a social contrivance, then it should be distributed to those creating goods and services.
You’ve probably heard of the $1 trillion platinum coin proposal: the basic idea is the U.S. […]
theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder / February 23rd, 2015
When the coming economic crisis strikes, more than half the country is going to be financially wiped out within weeks. At this point, more than 60 percent of all Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, and a whopping 24 percent of the country has more […]
rickackerman.com / By Rick Ackerman / February 23, 2015
In these all-too-interesting times, the headline I found most disturbing last week, from The Wall Street Journal, was this one: ‘Greek Troubles Cause Barely a Ripple’. This was not mere hubris but arguably something worse, since investors have aggressively been putting their money where their mouths […]
theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder / February 22nd, 2015
Most Americans spend their lives working for others, paying off debts to others and performing tasks that others tell them that they “must” do. These days, we don’t like to think of ourselves as “servants” or “slaves”, but that is what the vast majority of […]
kingworldnews.com / February 20, 2015
On the heels of the Federal Reserve revealing China dumped $76.9 billion of U.S. Treasuries, today one of the top economists in the world sent King World News an incredibly powerful piece warning that Western central planners are about to unleash economic hell on Earth. Below is the fantastic piece […]
teapartyeconomist.com / by Gary North / February 20, 2015
Stop the presses! (You remember presses, don’t you?) “Walmart is paying people $9 an hour.”
The Leftist press is outraged. “It’s a public relations stunt! It’s not enough!” Doubt me? Click here.
Paying $9 an hour is enough to keep workers from quitting. It’s enough […]
mises.org / Ryan McMaken / FEBRUARY 20, 2015
The Birth of Korean Cool, by Euny Hong, Picador Press, 2014
Those of us who have reached a certain age remember the late 80s and early 90s when we were told that the Japanese were taking over the world. We bought their cars. We played their […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / by Eric King / February 18, 2015
David Stockman Interview At King World News
David Stockman: The clock is ticking. The carnage is coming soon and it’s not merely Greece and whether it stays in the euro or not….“But it’s symptomatic of what I believe is the gathering crisis in the world, […]
goldsilverworlds.com / by Philip Barton President / February 17, 2015
Central banks are in trouble. The belief that a committee of academics can manage an economy is wilting as more and more question their role. The trillion euro quantitative easing and absurdly low and falling interest rates smack of desperate times and desperation.
mises.org / Jörg Guido Hülsmann / FEBRUARY 17, 2015
This article is adapted from the foreword to Finance Behind the Veil of Money: An Austrian Theory of Financial Markets by Eduard Braun.
The classical economists had rejected the notion that overall monetary spending — in current jargon: aggregate demand — is a driving force […]
zerohedge.com / by Sean Corrigan / 02/16/2015 09:26 -0500
While money can be made in markets on the minutest of scales, sometimes it helps to have a broader sense of perspective. After all, if you can’t locate yourself on a map – without the aid of GPS, children! – you don’t know where you are […]
truthingold.com / Amanda Saunders / February 16, 2015 at 09:33
Cashed-up mining specialist private equity funds in the United States and Canada are preparing to buy into gold projects held by Australian juniors starved of capital and funding.
The North American funds’ interest in Australian assets follows a flurry of equity raisings in Canada last […]