Monthly Archives: October 2011
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Rescuing Europe: Solution Or Stopgap?
Home Prices Heading for Triple-Dip
After the collapse of Lehman Brothers in late 2008, you would think we should have learned a lesson—that leverage is dangerous, that the banking system is fundamentally flawed, and that ratings agencies are useless. The latest news of the imminent de…
From Sean Corrigan
In an opinion piece of our own, instigated by the gentlemen at Gold Money, we were asked how we work out whether gold is over or undervalued at any given minute. What a question at the best of times, much less now!
What we came up w…
It’s Monday afternoon. What a perfect time to do some housekeeping. I’ve got a few things here I’ve been meaning to mention so, here we go.
In this detailed interview, Chris talks with longtime ChrisMartenson.com member Dogs_In_A_Pile, an expert on nuclear energy who has been posting frequent updates to this site covering the developments at the Fukushima reactor in Japan as they have unfo…
Reggie Middleton is proven correct on his highly contrarian call that ZIRP will end up hurting or killing some banks.
"Locally there are lots of nice, tidy, quarter-of-a-million-dollar investments sitting there that the large companies will not do because their overhead is too high. So one of my themes is look in your own backyard — focus on fiscally conservative sound investments and focus on local employment. You will be surprised at the opportunity that just leaps out at you."
So says Francis Koster, who specializes in identifying community investment opportunities that offer attractive returns for the capital provider as well as longterm benefits for the local residents. Chris and I met Francis earlier in the year and were impressed by his inventive and scrappy approach to finding fresh, sustainable solutions for many of the long-term Three E challenges we face. He’s one of the new voices you may not be familiar that with we think merits attention.
This podcast was originally posted on March 25, 2011.
Eric Sprott goes over what is going on in the silver market: Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food.
“The Corporation is a 2003 Canadian documentary film written by Joel Bakan, and directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott. The documentary is critical of the modern-day corporation, considering its legal status as a class of person and evaluating its behaviour towards society and the world at large as a psychiatrist might evaluate an ordinary […]