Silver as an investment

Category Archives: Foreign Interest

China Issues First Dollar Bond Since 2004, Bails Out Corporate Liquidity

Despite downgrades from the rating agencies, China is issuing its first sovereign dollar bond issues in 13 years on an unrated basis (what do the agencies know anyway) and at tight spreads to US Treasuries. The 5 and 10-year issues come just over a month since S&P cut the nation’s rating one level to A+ […]

Ukrainian Lawmakers Disclose $45 Million In Bitcoin Holdings

As Ukraine's crackdown on corruption continues, three lawmakers from Ukraine’s ruling party revealed this week that they own a combined $45 million in bitcoin, according to a report by RIA Novosti, a Russian foreign news service. Their holdings came to light during mandatory financial disclosures by members of the Ukrainian parliament, part of an IMF-approved […]

Russia Conspiracy Theorists May Want To Take A Look At John Podesta

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,   Dot connectors, Twitter diagram creators and newly minted Russia-conspiracy sleuths from sea to shining sea take note. Since anything connected to Russia is now considered treasonous, I’ve got a great story for you to sniff out. It relates to John Podesta, but somehow I doubt you’ll be […]

Ukrainians “Shocked” At Vast Wealth Amassed By Their Corrupt Politicians

Ukraine is the latest country to discover that cronyism and corruption in politics pays – a lot – and is very unhappy about it. As a result of an anti-corruption reform requiring senior Ukrainian officials to declare their wealth online, the local population has been been exposed to the vast difference between the fortunes of […]

Rethinking The Cold War.. And The New One

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, The Cold War began during the Truman administration and lasted through the Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, and Carter administrations and was ended in Reagan’s second term when Reagan and Gorbachev came to an agreement that the conflict was dangerous, expensive, and pointless. The Cold War did not cease for […]

The Party Is Over: Foreign Interest In US Real Estate Tumbles To 3 Year Lows

The housing market in key regions across the United States has been cooling, something that we have covered extensively, especially when it comes to New York, Miami, and California. Any hopes that foreign buyers would continue to rush into the US tripping over themselves for an opportunity to park money in a "safe" real estate […]

Where Does the Gold Trade Stand

  We have all read the latest crop of media articles challenging gold’s investment relevance. The typical approach to bearish gold analysis is to attribute hypothetical fears to gold investors, and then point out these concerns have failed to materialize. Sprott believes the investment thesis for gold is a bit more complex than simplistic motivations […]

Canary Meet Coal Mine: Miami Condo Sales Are “Cooling Down”

This time is always, always different.  One month ago exactly, the WSJ highlighted the booming Miami luxury condo market, noting that a preponderance of wealthy Brazilians fleeing an undesirable political environment has played an outsized role in fueling demand for high-end real estate in the city.  Similarly, NPR ran a piece in November of last […]

ZeroHedge: We Have Just Witnessed The Last Gasp Of The Global Economy

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market blog,   It is difficult to find the motivation to write about the state of the global economy these days, if only because there is not much left to say. I feel like I […]

ZeroHedge: Echoes Of 1937 In The Current Economic Cycle

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Brendan Brown via the Ludwig von Mises Institute, It is not too early to ask how the present US business cycle expansion, already more than five years old, will end. The history of the last great US monetary […]