Doctors fear Ebola victim Patrick Sawyer may have sparked a worldwide spread of the killer disease after being allowed on two flights while infected.
And tonight a desperate race was on to find dozens of passengers who flew on the same jets as the 40-year-old American.
British doctors and border officials have been warned to be on the lookout for people in the UK showing signs of the disease.
He had a stopover in Ghana [...]
Civil liberty groups criticise a new tracking device at Helsinki Airport that can monitor passengers’ footsteps, from arrival at the car park to take-off!
By Paul B. Farrell, MarketWatch
Horror master Stephen King’s “Under the Dome” is a vision of America’s future. Trapped in a massive bubble world warning us to wake up. Get into action. Forget today’s market gurus predicting 40% stock crashes. King’s “Dome” sees how our 21st century America has become a critical mass of bubbles of our own making, guaranteed to self-destruct, unless we listen to the warnings:
Consumer confidence hits all time highs just like in Oct 2007 right before the recession. Home prices are declining and it is spreading to more states. 77 million people are now in collections with debt collectors. Illegal aliens are now being given court dates in 2020. Kiev is hindering the investigation into the MH17 attack. The EU imposed more sanctions on Russia. The war propaganda is being pushed full steam [...]
On today’s show, Brian recaps Tuesday’s economic data and shares an op-ed from Robert Fitzwilson of The Portola Group, “Investors Must Prepare Now For Chaos & Wealth Destruction.”
Today’s AM fix was USD 1,297.50, EUR 968.43 and GBP 766.21 per ounce.
Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,307.50, EUR 972.84 and GBP 770.39 per ounce.
Gold fell $4.50 or 0.34% yesterday to $1,300.60/oz and silver slipped $0.02 or 0.1% to $20.60/oz.
Silver for immediate delivery rose 0.2% to $20.61 an ounce in London. Platinum was 0.2% higher at $1,485 an ounce. Palladium gained 0.2% to $882/oz and appears to be consolidating [...]
Mac SlavoJuly 29th, 2014SHTFplan.com
The Department of Defense informed Congress that it has deployed biological diagnostic systems to National Guard support teams in all 50 states, according to a report published by the Committee on Armed Services. The report, published in April amid growing fears that the Ebola hemorrhagic fever virus might spread outside of West Africa, says that the portable systems are designed for “low probability, high consequence” scenarios.
Some 340 Joint Biological [...]
http://usawatchdog.com/dangerous-hous… - Fabian Calvo, founder of TheNoteHouse.us, says, “I would say the U.S. dollar is wounded. The criminal bankers on Wall Street are cornered, and that’s why they need to get people’s minds off of things by blowing up this economy again to the upside before a big letdown.”
On the strength of the U.S. dollar, Calvo claims, “I absolutely believe there is going to be a crisis or collapse. I have [...]
July 30 (Bloomberg) — Prompted by concerns over potential property bubbles and affordability for the middle class, the governments of Hong Kong and Singapore have been reining in home prices by imposing measures including mortgage caps, taxes on property flippers and levies on foreign buyers as high as 15 percent. Rosalind Chin reports on “On The Move Asia.” (Source: Bloomberg)
By Michael Snyder
Did you know that 77 million Americans have unpaid debts that are “in collections” and that Congress is actually thinking about letting post offices offer payday loans? We live in a country where almost everyone is drowning in debt and where most people are either flat broke or very close to flat broke. Years ago, “your Mama is so broke” jokes were all the rage, and [...]
Consumer Confidence Explodes Higher To October 2007 Highs
On the heels of UMich confidence tumbling to 4-month lows, the Conference Board’s consumer confidence exploded higher to the highest since October 2007. This is the 3rd monthly rise in a row and the biggest beat in 13 months all led by a spike in future expectations to its highest since Feb 2011.
3 months up in a row and highest since Oct 2007
PBOC Wades Into Fiscal Waters as China Boosts Stimulus
The U.S. had a total debt-to-GDP ratio of about 260 per cent by the end of last year, while the U.K.’s ratio was at 277 per cent. Japan topped the world table at 415 per cent
relaxation of purchase restrictions, lower down payment requirements and easier access to local bank mortgages.
Previously, the PBOC mainly relied on the adjustment of the reserve requirement ratio, [...]
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U.S. corporate stock buybacks are approaching the record-high level of 2007. This alone should serve as a red flag for investors. But today, there’s a big difference that poses an “added danger.”
Wall Street isn’t all that confident the Federal Reserve can end its easy money policies without a market crash, a recession or high inflation.
In its July Fed Survey, CNBC asked Wall Street pros how the Fed’s current policies will end and found market participants surprisingly divided.
Thirty-four percent say the most likely outcome is that it “will end badly,” which we defined as either a recession, stock market [...]
More: http://www.hiddensecretsofmoney.com “Inequality of income is one of the things that actually creates prosperity, but it’s VERY unequal because of the corrupt monetary system that we have…so we shouldn’t blame the symptom as the problem. People have to look deeper, and people need to take some personal responsibility. You don’t want inequality of income? Don’t buy a car or a computer – have somebody build you a car from scratch. Then you [...]
(CNSNews.com) – For the first time ever, the average price for a kilowatthour (KWH) of electricity in the United States has broken through the 14-cent mark, climbing to a record 14.3 cents in June, according to data released last week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Before this June, the highest the average price for a KWH had ever gone was 13.7 cents, the level it hit in June, [...]
Wolf Richter wolfstreet.com, www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter
A new study found that the inflation-adjusted wealth of America’s median household – half of households are above and half are below – plunged 36% from 2003 to 2013. These years include the phenomenal stock and bond market rallies and price surges in other asset classes, propelled by the greatest credit bubble in history, ingeniously engineered by the Fed via QE and ZIRP.
BY JOHN WARD
BERLIN/WASHINGTON RELATIONS IN CRISIS
As European citizens head for the August Beach fest, very few of them will be aware that the World may be on the brink of the biggest shift in global power scales since 1938. The reasons for this are various…but they are all, allegedly, giving Mutti Merkel pause for thought.
Last January I posted at some length about how Greece would default on [...]
Today’s AM fix was USD 1,307.50, EUR 972.84 and GBP 770.39 per ounce.
Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,305.00, EUR 971.20 and GBP 768.55 per ounce.
Gold climbed $2.30 or 0.18% yesterday to $1,305.10/oz and silver rose $0.12 or 0.58% to $20.62/oz.
Gold rose 0.4% in London this morning after gold in Singapore traded sideways overnight. Futures trading volume continues to increase and was almost double the average for the past 100 days for [...]
Margin debt as a % of NYSE market cap nearly back to the March 2000 level. pic.twitter.com/u4OBtzCzCO
— Urban Carmel (@ukarlewitz) July 29, 2014
by Phoenix Capital Research
Many commentators have previously argued that the Fed is too dumb or too inept to identify of categorize asset bubbles.
By focusing on the Fed’s mental acuity, these commentators are overlooking a key factor: the Fed WANTS to asset bubbles.
The reason for this?
Asset bubbles, at least according to the Fed’s models, will paper over the [...]
From Chris Kimble at Kimble Charting Solutions:
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It usually takes an extended bull market to push “monthly momentum” to lofty levels.
The above 2-pack looks at the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Transports on a monthly basis, back to the early 1980?s. The upper lines represent monthly momentum.
As you can see momentum reached lofty levels back [...]
Bruno J. Navarro & Scott Wapner, CNBC, Released on 7/28/14
From Zero Hedge: Having provided his clarifying perspective on why the markets are extremely fragile and due for a 20-30% correction, Marc Faber was assaulted by CNBC’s Scott Wapner reading off a litany of recent calls that have not worked out as planned. His response was notable: “I started to work in 1970, and over that career, somehow, somewhere, [...]
The attached Barron’s article appeared in December 2007 as an outlook for the year ahead, and Wall Street strategists were waxing bullish. Notwithstanding the advanced state of disarray in the housing and mortgage markets, soaring global oil prices and a domestic economic expansion cycle that was faltering and getting long in the tooth, Wall Street strategists were still hitting the “buy” key. In fact, the Great Recession had already started [...]
BY JOHN WARD
Surface to air missile attack ruled out as calibre of cockpit bullet holes puts Ukraine pilots in the frame for MH17 murders
This is what a German pilot-cum-air technology expert Peter Haisenko has just published on the subject of the MH17 disaster (my emphases):
‘The misfortune of the Malaysian MH 017 is known to all. The flight
recorder is in England and is being evaluated. What can come of [...]
Overbuilt condo market puts Canadian economy at risk: BoC
An overbuilt and overpriced condominium market is posing a risk to Canadian households, banks and the economy in general, the Bank of Canada warned
Why the Bank of Canada has an inflation and interest rate dilemma
Vancouver’s median home price was 9.5 times the annual median household income indicating a massive bubble.
About 78 per cent of Ontario’s 18,600 exporters sell into the U.S.
Consumer debt [...]
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Stock trader who called three crashes sees 20% collapse
MIAMI (MarketWatch) — Mark Cook, a veteran investor included in Jack Schwager’s best-selling book, “Stock Market Wizards,” and the winner of the 1992 U.S. Investing Championship with a 563% return, believes the U.S. market is in trouble.
The primary indicator that Cook uses is the “Cook Cumulative Tick,” a proprietary measure he created in 1986 that uses the [...]
Today’s AM fix was USD 1,305.00, EUR 971.20 and GBP 768.55 per ounce.
Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,292.50, EUR 961.18 and GBP 761.64 per ounce.
Gold climbed $15.00 or 1.16% Friday to $1,307.40/oz and silver shot up $0.37 or 1.82% to $20.74/oz. Gold and silver were both down for the week – 0.24% and 0.53% respectively.
Mark O’Byrne of GoldCore discusses silver and silver manipulation – see here
Silver for immediate delivery fell [...]
by Charles Hugh-Smith
Which appears more likely–a straight-line extension of the past two years’ rise in stocks, or another “impossible” decline to complete the megaphone pattern?
There are dozens of charts and data points supporting the case for a continuation of the Bull market in stocks or a reversal into a Bear market. For the sake of brevity I’ve distilled the two arguments into two charts, one for the Bull case [...]
“Obama is treated by the media as someone who is trying to bring about peace, when in fact everything he is doing is pushing us closer to the moment where thermonuclear war is inevitable… We’re under domination of this banking cartel which is destroying our physical economy and using us as a military force against those countries that actually want to break out of this transatlantic collapse.” – Harley Schlanger, [...]
By Michael Snyder
Nobody in the world loves locking people behind bars as much as Americans do. We have more people in prison than any other nation on the planet. We also have a higher percentage of our population locked up than anyone else does by a very large margin. But has all of this imprisonment actually made us safer? Well, the last time I checked, crime was still wildly [...]
http://usawatchdog.com/economy-will-c… - Gerald Celente, Publisher of The Trends Journal says, “We are looking at destabilization in the Middle East with no end in sight. It’s only going to get worse unless this killing and excuse for the murders from both sides stops.”
On the crisis in Israel with Hamas and the Palestinians, Celente says, “If this continues to increase at the rate it is going, it will be hell for everyone. There [...]
Wolf Richter wolfstreet.com, www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter
Late Friday, when the strategy folks at Goldman Sachs downgraded global stocks to “neutral” for the next three months, they gave a reason that would have been peculiar in normal times: “a sell-off in bonds could lead to a temporary sell-off in equities.”
OK, let’s forgive Goldman for flip-flopping. At the peak of the bubble, trigger fingers are nervous, and flip-flopping is the norm. Last week, [...]
By Michael Snyder
The global economy is structured to systematically funnel wealth to the very top of the pyramid, and this centralization of global wealth is accelerating with each passing year. According to the United Nations, 85 super wealthy people have more money than the poorest 3.5 billion people on the planet combined. And 1.2 billion of those poor people live on less than $1.25 a day. There is something [...]
Get ready for 48 hours of economic fury
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Get ready for 48 hours — and a little more — of the most intense outpouring of information on the U.S. economy you’re likely to ever see.
The schedule between Wednesday and Friday includes second-quarter GDP, a Federal Reserve decision, July payrolls, the July Institute for Supply Management manufacturing report and July car sales.
Get Ready For [...]
Mac SlavoJuly 27th, 2014SHTFplan.com
In January the U.S.-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned thatthe next plane could bring a pandemic.
At the time, they were referring to highly contagious strains of deadly flu virus, but in reality any killer virus could travel around the globe in less than a day.
In March we warned that the deadly Ebola virus, which kills upwards of 85% of its [...]
21st Century Fox says it made offer to combine with Time Warner
a merger between 21st Century Fox and Time Warner Inc., which would reduce control of the major Hollywood studios to five owners, from six, and major television producers to four, from five.
The 147 Companies That Control Everything
Barack Obama, Mitt Romney both topped $1 billion in 2012
False Left Right Paradigm Distraction for New World Order
86 percent of the shares of [...]
Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” former Clinton administration Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said, “To put it mildly, the world is a mess.
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The top line represents the Russell 2000/SPY ratio. A 6-year support broke at (1), soon after that the S&P 500 broke below a multi-year support line at (2), which was followed by softness.
Now the Russell 2000/SPY ratio is breaking a 13-year support line of late.
Should investors “approach the markets with caution?” Will it be any different this time?
- See more at: http://blog.kimblechartingsolutions.com/2014/07/small-caps-russell-2000-does-this-for-the-first-time-in-13-years/#sthash.JPHPaIkX.P3IB6MIZ.dpuf
Here I thought it was only California who had guts enough to protest the federal government dumping illegal immigrants in their towns, but it sounds like some Americans in Massachusetts woke up and got to protestin’!
Read more: http://therightscoop.com/wow-huge-protest-against-illegal-immigration-in-massachusetts/#ixzz38cm7JgoT
BY JOHN WARD
Writing in the latest edition of The Spectator (a right wing weekly magazine published in Britain) the regular Daily Telegraph columnist Liam Halligan had this to say:
‘While the Fed has begun ‘tapering’, slowing down the rate of its de facto money–printing, the scale of QE remains vast, some $45 billion a month. That’s driven the absurd ‘bad news is good news’ mantra that still [...]
by Dave Hodges
Who would have ever thought that there would be people paid by both corporations and various governments to refute messages from the Patriot movement?
Also impacted are public opinion polls, product roll-outs and countering social media messages that are in opposition to elite political and business interests.
by Rory, TheDailyCoin.org:
I sat down with SGT Report regular Andy Hoffman, the Media Director at Miles Franklin Precious Metals to follow up his latest podcast, The Best Laid Plans. As many of you know Andy writes a daily newsletter for Miles Franklin and covers the markets from top to bottom.
Not only does his analysis dig down into the heart of the matter, he’s not afraid to speak the truth [...]
New York’s Division of Homeland Security is posting signs on businesses to encourage people to snitch on fellow citizens who buy such things as MRE’s (Meals Ready to Eat), ammunition, flash lights, match containers, gas masks and other items deemed to be ‘prepper’ in nature. http://www.truthandaction.org/ny-dhs-…
Economic inequality in the United States has been receiving a lot of attention. But it’s not merely an issue of the rich getting richer. The typical American household has been getting poorer, too.
The inflation-adjusted net worth for the typical household was $87,992 in 2003. Ten years later, it was only $56,335, or a 36 percent decline, according to a study financed by the Russell [...]
AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The LePage administration is taking another step toward pushing welfare recipients to find jobs. The Department of Health and Human Services announced on Wednesday that, starting October first, “able bodied” adults with no dependents who get SNAP benefits — often called food stamps — will have to work 20 hours per week or do volunteer work. There are an estimated 12,000 recipients in Maine who [...]
CHARLOTTE (CBS Charlotte) – An international team of scientists is warning that Earth may be entering the early stages of another mass extinction event, reportsLive Science.
More than 320 land vertebrates have gone extinct since the year 1500 and many of the world’s plant and animal species are endangered, says a new study. Up to one-third of all vertebrates are threatened or endangered, the researchers said.
Large land animals, such as elephants, rhinoceroses and polar [...]
Dan Collins of KIKN 100.5 in Sioux Falls heard that an Walmart Ice Cream Sandwich won’t melt in the sun. So, he put it to the test. And what do you know – it won’t, even after 75 minutes in the sun. So, is it actually ice cream?
Jesse Trentadue is taking the FBI to court to obtain evidence he believes will exonerate his dead brother, whose death shortly after the Oklahoma City bombing remains surrounded in controversy. While the law enforcement agency states that Trentadue’s sibling committed suicide while in their custody, some evidence exists to support the claims that his death was actually a homicide. Central to the conspiracy claims are video tapes missing from FBI [...]