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Why it’s essential you keep a portion of your savings in physical cash / Simon Black / December 21, 2017 [Editor’s Note: As we’re coming up on the end of the year, we thought it would be appropriate to republish some of our most popular articles. Today’s was originally published on January 6, 2016] Think of the word “money” for moment. What’s the first image that comes to mind? […]

Bitcoin Just Smashed Through $12k… Wait, $13k… Now $14k… This Is Getting Ridiculous! / by Jeff Berwick / December 7, 2017  It was less than a week ago that we posted, “Bitcoin Smashes Through $10k… Wait… $11k! What The Fk Is Going On?” Now, in the last 24 hours, it has smashed through $12k, then $13k and now $14k to a new all-time high over $14,200. *** So, it […]

Draghi Knew About Hiding Losses by Italian Banks / by Martin Armstrong / Nov 13, 2017 The Bank of Italy, when it was headed at the time by Mario Draghi, knew Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA hid the loss of almost half a billion dollars using derivatives two years before prosecutors were alerted to the complex transactions, according to documents revealed in a […]

The Stock Market Has Gone Up More Than 5 Trillion Dollars Since Donald Trump Was Elected / By Michael Snyder / November 8th, 2017 One year ago we witnessed the greatest miracle in political history, and since that time we have also witnessed one of the greatest miracles in financial history.  On November 8th, 2016 the Dow closed at 18,332.74. On Wednesday, it closed at 23,563.36.  U.S. stocks have increased in value by […]

First Sponsor Pulls Ad Dollars From The NFL / by Tyler Durden / Sep 28, 2017  It begins. We suspect NFL owners, and their media lapdogs, may be about to start paying attention to what President Trump (and the fans of the game) are saying (and doing). *** First, Bloomberg reported overnight that fans who agree with Trump shared lists of advertisers on social media networks while […]

New Proposed Regs You Must Declare if you have more than $10k in Crypto Currencies / by Martin Armstrong / Aug 29, 2017 According to the new draft law proposal, all persons who enter the US will have to declare their holdings in crypto currencies with a value over 10,000 dollars. This is the case with larger quantities of cash or precious metals. Naturally, they are calling this money laundering and possible funding […]

Banks Are Scheming To Dominate A Future Cashless Society / by Shaun Bradley via / Jul 24, 2017 Visa recently announced its new Cashless Challenge program, which offers $10,000 to restaurants willing to transition into accepting only digital payments.  As the largest credit card processor in the U.S., it’s no surprise Visa is spearheading this campaign. Under the guise of increasing transparency and efficiency, they’ve partnered with governments around the world […]

Ellen Brown’s Certified Nutcase Proposal to “Save Illinois” / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / July 24, 2017 Readers are concerned about the sorry state of affairs in Illinois. Specifically, reader Mark asked about Ellen Brown’s July 23 article Saving Illinois: Getting More Bang for the State’s Bucks. *** Brown says Illinois pensions have “surplus funds and rainy day funds tucked away around the state.” That statement […]

Our Political Parties Are Obsolete / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / WEDNESDAY, JULY 05, 2017 When the parties do finally implode, the general mood will be: good riddance. History informs us that once something is obsolete, it can disappear far faster than anyone expected. While we generally think of obsoleted technologies vanishing, social and political systems can become obsolete as well. Should a […]

Cab Drivers Union Says Chicago Taxi Industry Near Collapse / By Jeff Schuhrke of In These Times / Jun 18, 2017 In addition to repaying loans on their medallions, taxi operators also have to pay thousands of dollars each year in city expenses, like the ground transportation tax and medallion license renewal fee—expenses that rideshare drivers are not subject to. (Cab Drivers United/ Twitter) Ghana-born […]