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Jul 27

The Flight From Gold – A Fall From

Why have gold investors taken flight from gold as it falls from grace? The sophistry that has fueled gold is…

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Jul 27

Property Insurance Refresher

Investors periodically pay attention to their portfolios, especially during volatility. However, few analyze their property insurance policies in detail, at any…

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Jul 27

Chinese Stocks Plunge 8.5%, Biggest Decline Since February

The crash in Chinese stocks continued today following a respite last week. Shares on the Shanghai index plunged 8.48%, the Biggest…

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Jul 27

30 Blocks Of Government Incompetence

There were two accidents on the Schuylkill Expressway last Monday morning. You know what this meant. I had the pleasure…

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Jul 27

China: Major Devaluation Coming

The whole “market economy” thing is turning out to be a little trickier than China’s dictators expected. To set up…

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Jul 26

Fed’s Internal Forecast into 2020 Leak

COMMENT #1: Marty, I can see why the government said you manipulate the world. The countless people who plagiarize whatever…

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Jul 26

Record Eurozone Borrowing: Public Debt Rises With Recovery;

The eurozone is supposedly in a state of recovery. However, in spite of that recovery, public debt and debt-to GGP…

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Jul 25

Market Talk – July 25th, 2015

Commodities and their currencies continued to suffer this past week to complete what has been probably the worst week in a…

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Jul 25

Fed Staff Accidentally Posts Bearish Economic Forecast and

The Fed created quite a stir by inadvertently posting documents on its website. The documents revealed some expected things, as…

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Jul 25

Europe: Running on Borrowed Time

“I am sure the euro will oblige us to introduce a new set of economic policy instruments. It is politically…

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Jul 24

Puppies

  “Hey business guy,” she said, sticking her head through the doorway and loud-talking over the Dow Jones machine, “wanna dog?” I…

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Jul 24

The Tax Hunt for Loose Change – Germany

Well if you ever needed PROOF that gold is not money, but rather simply an asset class, all you need to do…

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Jul 24

Central Banks Ready To Panic — Again

Less than a decade after a housing/derivatives bubble nearly wiped out the global financial system, a new and much bigger…

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Jul 24

Hedge Funds Net-Short Gold First Time in History;

After being net long all the way from $1900 to $1100, Bloomberg reports Hedge Funds Are Holding First-Ever Gold Net-Short…

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Jul 24

Absurd Gold-Stock Levels

Gold stocks suffered a full-blown panic this past week! This exceedingly-rare magnitude of selloff was triggered by extreme futures shorting…

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Jul 23

Pooched

History will show it wasn’t foreign buyers who pushed real estate values into the nutty zone in places like YVR,…

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Jul 23

What Blows Up Next? Part 1: Resource-Based Economies

The Great Recession and its aftermath was actually the best of times for countries with natural resources to sell. The…

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Jul 23

Gearing Up for More War in Ukraine?

In spite of near continuous ceasefire breakages on both sides in Ukraine, media has turned its attention elsewhere, especially to…

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Jul 23

Gold – It Ain’t Over Until the Fat

The problem with gold has been the gold promoters who use sophistry to sell their product, convincing so many people…

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