Mickey Fulp, the Mercenary Geologist, joins us for a review of how different markets performed during the month of January 2012. If the old saw, “As January goes, so goes the year,” holds true, then 2012 could be one for the record books. Platinum was up 20 percent, Gold 10 percent, and Silver 18 percent. . . . → Read More: Mickey Fulp’s Monthly Market Wrap-Up–01-31-2012
Back for his weekly rant, we check in with Andy Hoffman to discuss gold breaking through its 200 day moving average. As per our expectations, gold’s on the up side yet again. Andy however, warns you not to get caught up with short term movements. Consider the manipulation of the markets and the fast pace . . . → Read More: Nothing Ever Surprises “Ranting” Andy Hoffman Anymore–Especially Gold and Silver Prices–01-30-2012
There is something about a true free market that is romantic and optimistic, so much so that it arouses the deepest emotions in all of us if we imagine the boundless possibilities. The simplicity and beauty of a true free market is that way because it’s derived from nature itself. Its self correcting, rewards hard . . . → Read More: Pimp My Crony Capitalist Ride: Starring Prez Obama
Jim Sinclair speaks with Ellis Martin about the upcoming major decision of what constitutes a default.
The link is here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9802NwSSS6U&feature=player_embedded
David A. Banister is among a small select group of technical traders who foresaw the August 2011 top in gold before it occurred and his subscribers and public followers were not blindsided by the top. David doesn’t blindly follow technical indicators off the cliff, but rather he follows them while keeping the fundamental picture . . . → Read More: David A. Banister Saw the Current Rise in Gold Prices and Sees More Coming Soon–01-30-2012
Jeff Clark, creator of the CaseyResearch.com publication, Big Gold, reiterates that gold is the best insurance policy available today to protect your wealth from reckless governmental monetary policies. Much of what he says is beyond dispute. He knows the current US Dollar paradigm can’t last much longer, and a new one will be created to . . . → Read More: Casey Research’s Jeff Clark Is Buying Gold Insurance–-01-30-2012
Jamie Oliver is a one man healthy food crusader, but he has met his match. He actually expected LA public school students to give up the flavor of a real beef cheeseburger for a wheat bread burger. After all, it’s so much better for you. And like a liberal statist, he knows what’s better for . . . → Read More: Triple Lutz Report-–Kids Will Always Love Junk Food-–Episode 156
Warren Buffet, known to the Chinese as “Hung Far Lo”, celebrates the Chinese New Year. WTF?
GM and the US taxpayers are at the halfway point to break even on GM
It was learned last week that the US tax payers are still missing the repayment of 132 Billion dollars from TARP, which was launched in 2008. In a report issued Thursday by Christy Romero, who is the acting special inspector . . . → Read More: GM and the US taxpayers are at the halfway point to break even on GM
In my journey of awakening, I have been let down by a few individuals who turned out to be human after all. As a result I came up with the saying, “Listen to all, follow none, and walk your own path the best that you can.” There are a few that I hold in the . . . → Read More: Andrew Napolitano Rocks!
Okay, it is a little melodramatic since I don’t have a starship Enterprise but I want to use this opportunity to explain the meaning of 4/24, which I am sure some of you know already, and to dangle my feet a little. (more on that in a moment.) I know some of this is going . . . → Read More: Stardate: 4/24
The ongoing saga of saving the TBTF Banks while leaving the real economy to wilt on the vine continues as Bernanke pegs inflation at 2%.
In excerpts from recent articles by Jesse’s Café Américain the scheme is made oh so clear.
“The move by the Fed is more of a stealth bailout of the banks . . . → Read More: Keep Bailing
From: The Big Picture By Barry Ritholtz The most interesting news from the SOTU address was the very belated appointment of a mortgage investigation task force, the Office 0f Mortgage Origination and Securitization Abuses.
You may recall that back in April of 2011, I presented to the National Association of Attorneys General a short keynote . . . → Read More: The Presidents Belated Mortgage Fraud/Crisis Investigation
The State of the Union? At least we are out of Iraq (sorta) I got one paragraph into the State of the Union address last Wednesday before I literally laughed out loud and looked to the DVR and found Mondays episode of “The Bachelor”. I figured if I’m going to watch some superficial, shallow empty . . . → Read More: The State of the Union? At least we are out of Iraq (sorta)
What a great Silver Shield Report we have lined up for you this week! I will be speaking with SSR member, Marvin Motsenbocker, who is a patent lawyer by trade, tinkerer by talent, and lives part time in Japan. He has been apart of Chris Martenson’s group but has recently been turned off as it . . . → Read More: Silver Shield Report #16- Energy In Our Next Paradigm
Attached is an interview with Nicole Foss of the Automatic Earth, conducted by Nicholas Bawtree for Italian magazine Terra Nuova, October 2011 in Florence, Italy. Nicole (Stoneleigh) and Hugh Hendry (Ilargi) were contributors to the Oil Drum prior to starting the Automatic Earth. Stoneleigh and Ilargi are deflationists and have an ongoing debate with Gonzalo . . . → Read More: Les jeux sont faits – intervista a Nicole Foss – INGLESE SENZA SOTTOTITOLI
Program Note: Steve and Chris Duane of Silver Shield guest on Omega Man Radio Sunday Jan. 29; 7-9 p.m. MST. 9-11 p.m. EST Topic: Everything You Need to Know About Silver.Listen live / Chat
I am very excited to announce that I will be on Steve Quayle’s Omega Man Radio tonight. Steve has been a . . . → Read More: Silver Shield On Steve Quayle’s Omega Man Show Tonight!
Ok Guys, I know its AlJazeera, I could have used a Fox video, but the Fox video was boring. The AlJazeera video was shorter and had more action. Plus, I prefer a little “intelligencia” in my morning propaganda. Appears we are going to retrofit old boats and use them as floating bases (or as future . . . → Read More: Floating Mother Ship
National Geographic has a new series debuting February 7 2012. Doomsday Preppers. Any insights as to why the MSM is now including this programming into the propaganda repertiore? Beck has his own version comming out as well.
Notice the remarks by P.W Singer …………….. psychopath
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I finally got a chance to sit down with Chris Martenson. I’ve been reading his ChrisMaternsonReport for some time now. For years he’s been saying the US was going to get into some sort of credit crisis, and “Da Boyz” were going to try and print our way out of it. Chris and I agree, . . . → Read More: Chris Martenson Says History Will Certainly Repeat Itself–01-27-2012
Jesse Jackson Jr, the esteemed Congressman from Illinios said recently that we could bail out the states and local governments for just a mere Trillion. Well, its 900 billion to be exact. Now he contends this would be larger then the last two stimulus packages put together, but… who cares right? Its only a Trillion . . . → Read More: If We Only Had 1 Trillion Dollars…
FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources, and morbid obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a . . . → Read More: “Fresh”: The Film About Our Food
Dr. Yaron Brook has led the Ayn Rand Institute for the past 11 years. He believes the most important debate of out time is not economic but philosophic: you are not your brother’s keeper. Rather, your primary purpose is to the live the best life that you possibly can. This means being your own master . . . → Read More: Dr. Yaron Brook Explains Why Ayn Rand Was Right–01-27-2012
Chris is selling his living and dining room furniture, and he’s buying silver. He started buying years ago, but now he’s arbitraging the furniture; selling the old stuff for cash, using the cash to invest in silver, and buying new stuff on interest-free credit with small payments. While we can’t, in good faith, recommend this . . . → Read More: Chris Duane Says Don’t Sell Your Silver–01-26-2012
Jason Burack is a very savvy economic analyst who’s got his hand on the market’s pulse. He’s been following the markets for years, and he knows when a breakout is ready to occur. Jason has dedicated his life to helping you avoid getting taken by the Street. He created his company, Wall Street For Main . . . → Read More: Jason Burack Says We Are In For More of the Same–Higher Gold and Silver Prices–01-27-2012
Great article on the Silver Shortage:
Silver Sales Up As Supply Slips Steve St. Angelo | January 23, 2012 – 4:52pm For the first time in history, Silver Eagle & Maple Leaf sales will surpass domestic silver production in the U.S. and Canada in 2011 The demand for American Silver Eagles and Canadian Maple Leaf . . . → Read More: Silver Shortage
Yesterday was a watershed event. The Fed capitulated and acknowledged that the economy will require zero percent interest rates into the indefinite future. Just six months ago they were saying the policy would only continue through to the end of 2012. What happened to change their view of the economy? Perhaps, for once, they decided . . . → Read More: Triple Lutz Report–The World Changed Yesterday-Gold and Silver Did Not–01-26-2012
Greg McCoach is a frequent guest on the show. As I’ve stated before, he is one of the most canny mining stock investors around. His MiningSpeculator is invaluable when it comes to the number of stocks it covers and the depth of analysis it provides. Greg is not one to sugar coat poor performance or . . . → Read More: Greg McCoach Unplugged Giving You His Favorite Gold/Silver Stocks–01-25-2012
Bob, “The International Forecaster” and I sat down for a brief chat about the economy, gold, silver and the mining shares. Bob explains that frugal management, especially in the early years, is extremely important. Management should be involved to make profits from the eventual success of the project, rather than cashing in on high salaries . . . → Read More: Bob Chapman Says It’s Just A Matter of Time For Gold and Silver–01-25-2012
“Ranting” Andy Hoffman and I sat down again; fortunately, we did it a few days later than usual. We got to discuss the opening parabolic warm-up shot that gold and silver took today. If you’ve been listening to Andy and the Financial Survival Network, this should have been just another day at the office. We . . . → Read More: Gold is up $44 and Ranting Andy and I Have Been Vindicated–01-25-2012
http://youtu.be/auaTdFOj5c8 Ron Paul “Do you think – Do you think gold is money?”
Ben Bernanke “No, it’s not money, it’s a precious metal.”
Ron Paul “Even if its been money for 6000 years?”
Ben Bernanke “Well, its an asset. You say treasury-bills are money i don’t think they’re money either, but they are a financial . . . → Read More: “Gold is NOT Money.”
This video was attached to an article from the Daily Bell:
This is an article from the Financial Times dated January 26, 2012. I highly recommend that you sign up with them for future information.
Iran threatens to act first on EU embargo
By Najmeh Bozorgmehr in Tehran and Javier Blas in London
Iran has threatened to pre-empt a European embargo on its oil by . . . → Read More: What better way to prop up the Petro Dollar and the price of crude?
The Argyraspides (in Greek: Ἀργυράσπιδες “Silver Shields”), were a division of the Macedonian army of Alexander the Great, who were so called because they carried silver-plated shields. They were picked men, were commanded by Nicanor, the son of Parmenion, and were held in high honour by Alexander. Read more at WikiPedia
. . . → Read More: About Silver Shields
reg McCoach is a frequent guest on the show. As I’ve stated before, he is one of the most canny mining stock investors around. His Mining Speculator is invaluable when it comes to the number of stocks it covers and the depth of analysis it provides. Greg is not one to sugar coat poor performance . . . → Read More: Greg McCoach Unplugged Giving You His Favorite Gold/Silver Stocks–01-25-2012