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Chris Martenson: “Why This Market Needs To Crash (And Likely Will)”

Authored by Chris Martenson via PeakProsperity.com, Like an old vinyl record with a well-worn groove, the needle skipping merrily back to the same track over and over again, we repeat: Today's markets are dangerously overpriced. Being market fundamentalists who don’t believe it’s possible to simply print prosperity out of thin air, we’ve been deeply skeptical […]

Wrold Out of Whcak: Your Attention Please!

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all its glorious insanity. While we […]

The American Dream: An Endangered Ethos

Authored by Danielle DiMartino Booth via MoneyStrong.com, Few words are slipperier than ‘ethos’ to grasp. Even the best translation of the word – essence – is hard to get your arms around. Perhaps that is why so many of us were blissfully unaware until recently that the very essence of the American Dream was slipping through […]

Gold Prices See Seventh Day Of Gains After Terrorist Attack In London

Gold Prices See Seventh Day Of Gains After Terrorist Attack In London  – Gold prices higher seven days in row – best gains since Brexit– Gold spikes to three week high after terrorist attack in London– Global stocks fell yesterday after attack in London – Stocks resilient today and start day flat– Gold rallies 4.1% in recent days […]

Watch Live: Janet Yellen Tells America “Growing Up Poor Makes It Harder To Succeed As An Adult”

While not directly addressing monetary policy, this morning Janet Yellen delivers a speech titled “Strong Foundations: The Economic Futures of Kids and Communities” at the 10th Biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference in Washington, D.C. And while she won’t talk about the pace of future rate hikes, or the future of the balance […]

Bill Blain: “It Feels Like The Markets Are In A Limbo Phase”

From the March 23 edition of Bill Blain’s Morning Porridge “Offer him full and unfettered cooperation, no.. full and willing cooperation.. Then I will tell you which papers to burn.” There is plenty written elsewhere about yesterday’s Lone Wolf terror attack in London. Hardening electoral sentiment is one danger – that’s their aim. Populism fuels […]

Banks, Bonds, & Bullion Bid As Healthcare Hope Trumps Terror Attack Turmoil

Gartman did it again – as we warned pre-open –   Which means one thing: both Goldman and Gartman are now short stocks, and expecting further selling – perhaps just the catalyst bulls were waiting for to step in and BTFD…        The machines were working over time to keep stocks up today […]

Do Wars Help or HURT the Economy?

Does Defense Spending Stimulate the Economy and Create Jobs … Or Is It BAD for the Economy? Preface: Trump wants to drastically increase military spending.  At the same time, France, China, Japan and other countries are ramping up their military spending. An understanding of the effect on the economy is therefore timely. A number of […]

Maxine Waters To Trump: “Get Ready For Impeachment”

Having demanded Donald Trump's impeachment before he became President, called his cabinet "scumbags," and slammed him for supporting "Korea-invading Putin;" it appears Maxine Waters is doubling down, tweeting today that it's time to "get ready for impeachment." As a reminder, Waters brought the crazy in January – before President Trump had been inaugurated, going so […]

The True Legacy Of David Rockefeller

Via MintPressNews.com, While often remembered for his philanthropy, the last surviving grandson of America’s first billionaire died today, leaving behind a dark legacy indicative of how American nobility often shape policy from behind the scenes. No one person encapsulates the enduring legacy of the “robber barons” of the Industrial Age quite like David Rockefeller. Rockefeller, […]