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SHTFplan: Inflation Surges In October; Media Blames Gas Prices

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. A key measurement of inflation, The Consumer Price Index, rose 2.5% in October from a year earlier.  The inflation was linked to rising gas prices by the media, but there’s more to it than just the cost of fuel. Rising inflation is actually also likely tied to […]

SHTFplan: John Bolton: National Debt Is An ‘Economic Threat’ To The US

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. In an incredibly obvious statement, National Security Advisor John Bolton has declared the high level of national debt an “economic threat” to the United States. Unless you have been living under a rock for the past ten years, you know that statement is not only true but obvious. Bolton […]

The Socialist Crisis In Venezuela Is About To KILL The Oil Market

A new report is warning that the socialist engineered economic crisis in Venezuela will completely kill the global oil market. Plunging oil production in Venezuela is causing a national economic and humanitarian crisis that could tip the global oil market “decisively into deficit,” according to the report. Published Thursday, the report laid out concerns that Venezuela’s socialist […]

The US Government Lost More Money Last Year Than the Entire Australian Economy Produced

The annual financial report showed that the United States government lost over $1 trillion last year, which is more money than the entire Australian economy produces. That huge sum of money constitutes the size of the entire Australian economy; it amounts to a loss of more than $2.2 million per minute. Despite that, the report […]

Trade Deficit Widens, Exports Weak: Economists Miss the Mark / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / May 25, 2017 The Census Bureau reports the International Trade Deficit in Goods widened by $2.5 billion (3.8 percent), with exports down and imports up. This will subtract from second-quarter GDP estimates. *** Advance International Trade in Goods The international trade deficit was $67.6 billion in April, up $2.5 billion from […]

Hoisington Management Quarterly Review and Outlook, 3Q 2016 / JOHN MAULDIN / OCTOBER 26, 2016 By now, you are probably aware that the US budget deficit jumped to $590 billion for fiscal 2016. What you might not be aware of is that US government debt rose by $1.4 trillion last fiscal year. That difference between the deficit and debt increases is an enormous […]

A Convocation of Interventionists, Part 2 / Pater Tenebrarum / September 6, 2016 Pleas for More Deficit Spending We continue with our Jackson Hole post mortem – including remarks that were made by economists and monetary bureaucrats shortly before and after the pow-wow and seem to be connected to the discussions there. *** We should preface the following with a Mises quote, […]

Why Helicopter Money Won’t Push Stocks Higher / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016 In effect, helicopter money turns the entire economy into a Ghost City. The possibility that Japan might launch helicopter money stimulus sent global stock markets soaring in a paroxysm of pleasurable anticipation. But exactly what is helicopter money and what connection does it have to stock valuations, if any? Broadly speaking, helicopter money is […]

Democratic Deficit: Is the UK Referendum the Tip of the Iceberg?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / by Marc Chandler / June 13, 2016 One of the most profound criticisms of the EU that it remains, even at this late date, primarilyan elite project.  The democratic deficit has grown, according to the latest Pew Research multi-country […]

Hedge Funds Buy Silver As Silver Bullion Deficit Surges

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / By Mark O’Byrne / May 16, 2016 – Hedge funds have taken a record net-long silver position – CFTC data shows – Precious metal surges 26% in 2016 on Fed, industrial & investment demand – Cumulative global silver bullion deficit […]