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Monthly Archives: March 2017

How To Avoid These “Rookie Prepper Mistakes” That Could Get You Killed

So you’ve been convinced that there are many major threats that humanity faces… and you’ve decided to get prepared. You’ve decided to survive. That’s great. But there are many pitfalls and potential mistakes that newbies and long-term preppers alike should be wary of. But getting ready for unrealistic doomsday scenarios means that many preppers are […]

Anonymous Trader Dubbed ’50 Cent’ is Wantonly Losing Tens of Millions in Expiring VIX Contracts / Dr. Fly / Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:47am EST This is probably part of a top secret CIA shadow finance project, cloaked by the whimsicality of a seemingly brainless trading strategy which stands to capitalize on a Trump presidency ending. Seriously, I have no other rational explanation for the story you’re about to read, about an […]

The EU’s Draft Brexit Guidelines Look Anything But Punitive / by Tyler Durden / Mar 31, 2017 10:33 AM Open Europe’s Vincenzo Scarpetta gives his initial take on the first draft of the EU’s guidelines for the upcoming Brexit negotiations. European Council President Donald Tusk is a man of his word. He promised he would have a first draft of the Brexit negotiating guidelines for the […]

The “dependent victim” psy-op / by Jon Rappoport / March 31, 2017 “American and British feminism has amazingly collapsed backward again into whining, narcissistic victimology…Too many of today’s young feminists seem to want hovering, paternalistic authority figures to protect and soothe them, an attitude I regard as servile, reactionary and glaringly bourgeois…” (Camille Paglia, the National Catholic Review, 2/25/15) I […]

Do the Roots of Rising Inequality Go All the Way Back to the 1980s? / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017 Unless we change the fundamental structure of the economy so that actually producing goods and services and hiring people is more profitable than playing financial games with phantom assets, the end-game of financialization is financial collapse. I presented this chart of rising wealth inequality a number of […]

Right On Cue Atlanta Fed Cuts Q1 GDP Forecast After Poor Consumer Spending Report / by Tyler Durden / Mar 31, 2017 10:11 AM Following today’s disappointing consumer spending data, we forecast that a downward revision to the Atlanta Fed’s most recent 1.0% Q1 GDP forecast was imminent… Atlanta Fed to revise its Q1 GDP lower once more after Personal Consumption disappointment — zerohedge (@zerohedge) March 31, 2017 … and moments […]

Denmark: Debt Bomb, Waiting for an Inflationary Spark / by Nick Kamran • Mar 31, 2017 The recent prosperity comes with a cost. By Nick Kamran – Letters from Norway: From the outside looking in, the Danish economy appears as blissful as the country itself, which usually tops “The Happiness Index.” The unemployment rate ticked down to 4.2% in the most recent release from 4.3% […]

GAS STATION CLERK REFUSES TO ACCEPT WOMAN’S ‘GUNKED UP’ PENNIES; SHE COMES BACK WITH NOT ONE, BUT TWO GUNS / MARCH 31, 2017 Not all cash really is legal tender in this country, and some people are pretty pissed off about it. The woman pictured above brought an “old, dirty jar of pennies” to a Melbourne, Florida 7-11 in the middle of the night and attempted to pay for a few things. The clerk […]

Why Used Car Prices May Crash 50% / by Tyler Durden / Mar 31, 2017 12:32 PM For months we’ve been talking about the massive lending bubble propping up the U.S. auto market.  Now, noting many of the same concerns that we’ve highlighted repeatedly, Morgan Stanley’s auto team, led by Adam Jonas, has just issued a report detailing why they think used car prices […]

Gold in Fed-Rate-Hike Cycles 2 / Adam Hamilton / March 31, 2017 Gold suffered heavy selling in early March leading into the Fed’s latest rate hike.  Speculators frantically dumped gold futures ahead of the Fed’s meeting as implied rate-hike odds soared.  This is nothing new.  This key group of traders has long feared Fed-rate-hike cycles, convinced they are the mortal […]