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Fighting inflation with FX, a real traders market

(GLOBALINTELHUB.COM) Dover, DE — 7/18/2017 — Hidden in plain site, as the Trump administration finally released something of substance regarding the so called promised “Trade Negotiation” we see FX take center stage in the global drama unfolding.  As noted on a Zero Hedge article: The much anticipated document (press release and link to full document) released by […]

America Needs A Good, Old-Fashioned Economic Depression

Submitted by Jay Kawatsky via The National Interest, Artificial measures to stave off a downturn will only make it much worse. Describing what he called the “crack-up boom”, Ludwig von Mises, the great Austrian economist, said: The boom cannot continue indefinitely. There are two alternatives. Either the banks continue the credit expansion without restriction and […]

Gold – A Rally No-One Really Believes In

Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum via Acting-Man.com, A Few Remarks on the Technical Situation In our last update on gold and gold stocks we discussed a simple method to identify whether or not an upturn was likely to morph into a longer term rally or not, based on market behavior near past major lows. This particular […]

The Madness Of Negative Bond Yields

Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum via Acting-Man blog, As we have frequently discussed in these pages, time preference must always be positive on a society-wide basis – it is a praxeological law that future goods and/or satisfactions are valued at a discount to identical present goods. We emphasize “identical” here because sometimes people are asserting that […]

This is the Land of Milk and Honey

By Chirs at www.CapitalistExploits.at A couple of weeks ago I said Jim Rogers has been wrong. I promised a follow up to that article and here it is. Truthfully, I was being a bit hard on him. Jim is an intelligent investor who has long railed against the revolving door between our political and financial systems […]

ZeroHedge: Blast From The (Recent) Past: Jim Grant Nails The SNB Decision

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Via Jim Grant, The Balance Sheet That Ate Switzerland (Grant's, September 19, 2014) Like a celebrity in flight from the paparazzi, the Swiss Confederation demands protection from its pesky admirers. To beat back the unwanted appreciation of the Swissie, the […]

ZeroHedge: Jim Grant On Complexity: The Hidden Cost Of Central Bank Actions

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Authored by Jim Grant of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, Central banks are printing rules almost as fast as they’re printing money. The consequences of these fast-multiplying directives — complicated, long-winded, and sometimes self-contradictory — is one topic at hand. Manipulated […]

ZeroHedge: Meanwhile, Europe Is Collapsing

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. So much for the European growth meme (see CAT’s bellwether sales to the region) or the cleanest dirty shirt moving across the pond. Even as the EUR soars (breaking above 1.3450), European bond and stock markets (most notably the peripherals […]

ZeroHedge: European Stocks & Bonds Battered By Return Of LTRO Stigma

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. When the ECB first announced the LTRO in late 2011 (and executed in early 2012) we explained how the ECB’s encumbrance via this ‘aid’ is in fact a major negative for the rest of the capital structure. We were proved […]

ZeroHedge: "Depositor Repression" May Spread To Swizterland, EURCHF Spikes

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Moments ago we got news that the same kind of “depositor repression” aka wealth tax just implemented in Cyprus over the weekend, may spread to other stability and deposit havens. Such as Switzerland. Just before 7 am Eastern, the SNB’s […]