Silver as an investment

Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Nihilism of The State / by Eric Peters • February 29, 2016  The public has been very effectively conditioned to literally worship cops (e.g., “New York’s Finest”) as “heroes” …”the thin blue line”… this ludicrous image of a cohort of self-sacrificing Spartans staving off the ravening hordes. In fact, it is they who raven us. The typical cop is a nihilistic job-holder … at best, […]

The Two-Party Illusion

Submitted by Jeff Thomas via, “There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil.”  –   John Adams The […]

The G-20s Big Fat Zero——Now Comes The Bubble’s Demise! / by David Stockman • February 29, 2016 The tens of millions of taxpayer money wasted at the G-20’s Shanghai soirée had a silver lining. The assembled masters of world finance came up with a big fat zero on the coordinated global stimulus front. So doing, they essentially admitted that their money printing central banks are out of dry powder (“…but monetary policy alone cannot […]

China Faces 15 Trillion Bombshell As Shadow Banking Sector Collapses

We’ve spent more time than most documenting China’s wealth management product problem. WMPs are part and parcel of Beijing’s sprawling shadow banking complex which, until 2014 that is, helped pump trillions of yuan into China’s economy and shouldered the burden when it came to propping up the most important economy on the planet. But WMPs […]

Gold and Silver Market Morning: Feb-29-2016 — Real Currency Wars on the way? / Julian D.W. Phillips / 29 February 2016 Gold Today –Gold closed in New York at $1,222.80 down from $1,233.00. In Asia on Monday, it rose to $1,231.25 ahead of London’s opening. It then rose further to be set by the LBMA at $1,234.15 up from $1,231.00. Since Friday’s setting, gold fell to $1,212 but not […]

Two FBI Whistleblowers Take on Unresolved Case of Suspicious Letters Targeting Oregon Sheriffs / Spiro Skouras / February 29, 2016 Dr. Fred Whitehurst, the nation’s leading forensic expert, former Supervisory Special Agent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation Laboratory, and a whistleblower, joins FBI whistleblower Sibel Edmonds on the highly questionable aspects of the suspicious letters targeting Oregon Sheriffs. After 7 months the case of suspicious letters sent to Oregon […]

Valeant Bond Price Pukes As Moody’s Threatens Downgrade Over Weak Performance / by Tyler Durden on 02/29/2016 14:35 With CDS markets implying around a 40% probability of default, Moody’s has issued a warning over Valeant’s deleveraging prospects (and ability to deliver sustainable growth) putting $31 billion of biotech debt on watch for downgrade. VRX bonds are down dramatically on the day.. not the forst day back […]

China’s Crowd-Sourced Housing Bubble Goes “Crazy” – $585,000 For A 65 Square Foot ‘Apartment’

Via, The price of home price in China’s tier one cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen) started another around of rally in the last couple months, and became “crazy” in Feb as described by the Chinese who form lines to buy the apartments everywhere. When I saw this online commercial as below, I cannot […]

Ep. 605 Do We Need Eminent Domain to Build Roads? / Tom Woods / 29th February 2016 One of the most frequently cited reasons for the alleged need for eminent domain is road provision — how could roads be built if people with property along the route couldn’t have their property taken from them? Well, they can, and I explain how in this episode. PLEASE CLICK […]

Japan Braces For A “Turbulent, Volatile” 10-Year Auction With First Ever Negative Yield On Deck

Two days after Japanese yields plummeted on January 29, when the BOJ unexpectedly stunned the world by announcing negative interest rates, the Japanese government sold 10 Year Bonds at what was then a near record low yield of 0.078% in an auction which carried a 0.3% coupon. Since then things have only gotten more… deflationary, […]