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Peter Schiff: ‘Nobody Is Prepared For The Long-Term PAIN That’s Coming’

Peter Schiff has been saying that this is a bear market for a few weeks now, and it looks like president Donald Trump may have just gotten the same memo. While Trump said some investors may feel some “short-term pain” in the market, but Schiff says it’s actually going to be long-term pain. According to […]

China Challenges The US Dollar By Launching Petro-Yuan: Dollar’s Death Imminent?

China is the world’s largest crude oil consumer, and its eyes are now on the rival United States’ currency, the dollar.  The Chinese have effectively challenged the dollar’s dominance by launching the petro-yuan, leading some to believe the US dollar’s collapse is all but imminent. According to the South China Morning Post, China’s state-run media […]

Peter Schiff: The Economy Will ‘Blow Up Like A BOMB’ And Trump Will Be The Fall Guy

Peter Schiff isn’t known for mincing words or sugarcoating the evidence.  The financial broker and economist said in an interview “the economy is going to blow up like a bomb,” and when that happens, Donald Trump will take all of the blame. Not even a full minute into an interview with Alex Jones of Info […]

Top Five Altcoin Cryptocurrency Picks for 2018

goldstockbull.com / By Brian Nibley / December 30th, 2017 While bitcoin dominated the headlines of 2017, many altcoins have far surpassed it in terms of gains against the US dollar.  Furthermore, fees for transactions on the bitcoin network have increased to three or four dollars’ worth of coin a piece, sometimes more.  Add to this the […]

Chopping Wood in Thin Markets

marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / December 28, 2017 The US dollar softened across the board in thin holiday markets.  News developments were light and the dollar’s decline did not seem to be sparked by anything particular.  Commodity prices moved higher, though oil consolidated its recent gains. News that China had ordered the closure of its […]

Russia’s Military Is Leaner, But Meaner

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 26, 2017  Authore by Leonid Brershidky via Bloomberg.com, During Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual press conference on Thursday, a friendly journalist asked Putin whether the escalating tension in relations with the U.S. and the crumbling of arms control treaties would draw Russia into an unsustainable arms race. “We will ensure our security without engaging […]

Busted Billion-Dollar-Baby Fraud Finds Another Greater Fool – Softbank Lends Theranos $100 Million!

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 24, 2017  Japan’s Softbank Group is coming to the rescue of yet another embattled Silicon Valley “unicorn”. The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday that Fortress Capital, the publicly traded private-equity firm that agreed to sell itself to the Japanese conglomerate earlier this year, has extended a $100 million loan to Theranos, which is […]

What Happens If Crypto Profits Come Back Into Precious Metals?

milesfranklin.com / by Chris Marcus / Dec 23, 2017 In a recent interview on Sprott Money News, legendary investor Eric Sprott mentioned a potential factor that could be a spark in the gold and silver markets. Specifically, he wondered what might happen if crypto profits continue to grow and some of them are recycled into the gold and […]

Petro-Yuan? Really?

marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / December 24, 2017 The launch of futures on Bitcoins was rushed so quickly through the regulatory channels that the anticipation was short-lived.  And as the recent price action amply demonstrates, the existence of a derivative market has not tamed the digital token’s volatility.  It is still the early days, but […]

Megan McArdle: What is bitcoin good for?

gata.org / CHRIS POWELL / December 24, 2017 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: In an essay this week at Bloomberg News asking “What Is Bitcoin Good For?,” financial writer Megan McArdle argues that it is either money itself or a payments system but has big problems as both. “If bitcoin is a payments system,” McArdle writes, […]