How’s that deflation working out for you last year? Beef and veal +22.5% Ground beef +21.0% Steaks +14.9% Pork +7.4% Ham +11.5% Whole Chicken +6.1% Fresh Fish +3.5% Eggs +8.2% Cheese +7.8% Fresh Vegetables +4.3% Lettuce +12.2% Tomatoes +9.6% Coffee +6.7% Butter +19.5% Restaurant food +3.1% Housing +2.9% Hotels +7.6%…

by James Quinn

The BLS put out their monthly CPI lie last week. They issued the proclamation that inflation is dead. Did you know your costs are 0.1% lower than they were one year ago. They then used these deflation numbers to proclaim your real wages soared last month. It’s all good. The American consumer is so flush with cash, they decided to spend less money for the second month […]

Save JP Morgan, Bail yourself in!!! India to monetize gold?

Mar. 2, 2015: Bail-ins have again hit Europe, a big Austrian bank that unsurprisingly was bailed out recently has instituted bail-ins to save itself. Apparently the Govt. no longer wants to burden taxpayers with bailouts so they have come up with brilliant plan to save the bank at the expense of the creditors (formerly known as DEPOSITORS) and stick the Depositors, pardon me, the CREDITORS with the cost of […]

Gold- Important break through is about to happen!

from kimblechartingsolutions:

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In the last 15 years gold is up 4X over its 2001 lows of $250 per ounce, however the last 3 years have been rough with it losing over a third of its value. Many continue to debate if Gold is in bull or bear market. Personally I am not big on labels, I care much more for being on the right side […]

Chart Analysis: NASDAQ Breaks 5,000 Boom Or Bust

Mark Levin interviews Sue Payne “WH Plans To Develop A “Country Within A Country” Of 15 Million “New Americans”

ndependent Sentinel) – The White House has plans to legalize 13 to 15 million illegal immigrants who will then establish a “country within a country.”

WH Plans To Develop A “Country Within A Country” Of 15 Million “New Americans”

The following Mark Levin interview with Susan Payne is shocking but it also puts all the pieces into place.

WH Plans To Develop A “Country Within A Country” Of 15 […]

MARC FABER – World Economy Grinding to a Halt. Don’t Trade With Leverage

MARC FABER – World Economy Grinding to a Halt. Don’t Trade With Leverage

The world was slow to wake up to the new reality in which China is now the de facto IMF sovereign backstop, as Zero Hedge described two weeks ago in “China Prepares To Bailout Russia” when we noted that a PBOC swap-line was meant to reduce the role of the US dollar if China and Russia […]

GONE GOLD — The Powerful Story Of Global Gold Repatriation

from SGT Report.com:

What do Switzerland, England, Austria, Netherlands, France, Belgium, Mexico, Poland, Italy. Australia, Ecuador, Romania and the tiny country of Azerbaijan have in common? They all want to know where their gold is, and they all have burgeoning gold repatriation movements in various stages of progress. Peter Boehringer, the father of the gold repatriation movement in Germany, and founder of the website Goldseiten.dejoins us to discuss the […]

Gold Rises In Longest Run Since October, Production Is Expected To Peak In 2015, India FM Proposes Steps To Monetise Gold

Gold Rises In Longest Run Since October On China Rates, U.S. GDP

(Bloomberg) — Gold climbed for a fourth day, advancing to the highest level in almost two weeks, after China announced a second interest-rate cut in three months and the U.S. reported a slower pace of economic expansion than estimated.

Bullion for immediate delivery rose as much as 0.8 percent to $1,223.34 an ounce, the highest since Feb. 17, […]

Billionaire Warns Of Total Collapse End Game Scenario: ‘No Way Out… Your Money Will Be Worthless’

Mac Slavo March 1st, 2015 SHTFplan.com

With currencies being rapidly devalued by their respective governments, the global economy in a slow-down, and tensions over resources heating up around the world, it’s time to start considering the endgame.

According to billionaire resource investor Carlo Civelli there is likely no way out for central banks which have spent the last several years printing money hand over fist. Over his decades’ long career Civelli has either managed […]

The world has gone full retard. 96 month auto loans? Most cars a scrap material by then. Do they really expect some guy flipping burgers is going to pay off the loan on his Escalade?

by James Quinn

‘If you’re committed enough, you can make any story work. I once told a woman I was Kevin Costner, and it worked because I believed it’ – Saul Goodman – Breaking Bad

“As calamitous as the sub-prime blowup seems, it is only the beginning. The credit bubble spawned abuses throughout the system. Sub-prime lending just happened to be the most egregious of the lot, and […]

While the US is totally out of whack, things are actually way worse for the planet as a whole

There’s Around $223 Trillion In The World. Here’s Who Owns Most Of It.

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It has been determined that the total world debt exceeds 223 Trillion. Google “223 Trillion” and see what you get!

TOTAL WORLD DEBT EXCEEDS […]

ZIRP -> NIRP -> DERP: Central banks with negative rates spur question of how low to go… “everyone thought the market would drop”… and then the central banks unleased the greatest market intervention ever…

How Much Will You Pay to Park Cash as Central Banks Go Negative?

(Bloomberg) — Central banks are stooping to new lows to conquer weak inflation.

The monetary guardians of the euro area, Switzerland, Sweden and Denmark are now imposing negative interest rates on bank deposits or on funding operations that feed through to the real economy. Analysts at Commonwealth Bank of Australia reckon almost a quarter of worldwide […]

Let’s say you had a lot of gold. And let’s say you print yuan. Next you link yuan to gold. Now, who wants dollars?

Let’s say you had a lot of #gold. And let’s say you print yuan. Next you link yuan to gold. Now, who wants dollars? http://t.co/jSqH99FlQM

— Jim Rickards (@JamesGRickards) February 28, 2015

China plans yuan-denominated gold fix this year -sources

SINGAPORE, Feb 27 (Reuters) – China plans to launch a yuan-denominated gold fix this year to be set through trading on an exchange, sources familiar with the matter said, as […]

Our politicians make a hash of it because they’re bought, not because they’re braindead

BY JOHN WARD

From Athens to Washington via Berlin, Paris and London, we are getting the wrong policies for us, because they’re not designed to be for us in the first place

Herewith a very small proportion of some major political cockups of recent vintage:

The EU ‘annexed’ former Soviet satellites in central and eastern Europe without giving a thought to what the effect might be in terms of cheaper […]

OBAMA killed the pipeline, seized the Internet & cut off your ammo in just ONE WEEK!

Obama vetoes Keystone XL bill | TheHill

President Obama on Tuesday vetoed legislation authorizing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, rebuffing the new Republican-led Congress amid a furious battle over Homeland Security funding.

The veto — just the third of Obama’s presidency and his first of major legislation — was made in private and without fanfare, reflecting tensions in the Democratic Party over whether the controversial pipeline should […]

The conventional wisdom says that as long as the economy is growing, so is the stock market. Except, it’s not exactly true.

Students Find Teacher Hanging In High School Classroom

PLACENTIA (CBSLA.com) — A high school teacher was found hanging Monday inside a classroom in Placentia, according to police.

The teacher was found deceased inside a classroom at El Dorado High School at 1641 Valencia Avenue just before school started Monday morning, according to Placentia police.

She was later identified as Jillian Jacobson, 31, by the assistant superintendent of the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District.

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A Few Thoughts As We Enter March

by Lance Roberts

In this past weekend’s newsletter (click here for free E-delivery I discussed a variety of issues relating to the markets as we enter the month of March. I wanted to repost those thoughts in today’s post.

After a brief respite during December and January, the markets advance in February has now reconfirmed the bullish trend. Buy signals are back in place and the recent moves to fully increase […]

MEXICO: World’s Number One Silver Producer Slips In 2014

by SRSrocco

Mexico is the largest silver producer in the world.  The only two countries that come remotely close to Mexico’s number one ranking are Peru and China.  However, these countries trail Mexico by more than 50 million ounces.

According to the INEGI, Mexico produced a record 186 million ounces (Moz) of silver in 2013, but this declined to 184 Moz in 2014.  On the other hand, Peru’s silver production […]

Secretive pre-crime tool in US prisons is disaster

According to a new report by the AP, states across the US employ a pre-crime tool consisting of a questionnaire given to inmates. The results of the questionnaire are used to determine sentencing, release dates, and the degree of monitoring that occurs after release. Also according to the report, the pre-crime measure often has disastrous results. The Resident discusses. Follow The Resident athttp://www.twitter.com/TheResident

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Why Miners with Positive Cash Flow Deserve Your Attention: Philip Ker

by Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (3/2/15)

Cash flow. Cash Flow. Cash flow. That’s where investors should focus in 2015, says Philip Ker, mining analyst with PI Financial. Ker says that Canadian and Mexican gold producers are generating greater cash flow owing to a stronger U.S. greenback and more finely tuned mine plans. In this interview with The Gold Report, he shares his top stock pick for 2015 and some […]

EXIT NOW! I strictly look at the facts. And they tell me to stay as far away from the financial markets as humanly possible.

The facts speak for themselves. Your choice is to believe in the almighty ability of academic bankers to keep their confidence game going, or exit now before the apocalypse hits. I got no dog in this hunt. I ain’t selling newsletters, gold, or investment ideas. I strictly look at the facts. And they tell me to stay as far away from the financial markets as humanly possible. It isn’t a […]

Windows XP’s market share grows AGAIN!

It’s the first Monday of the month, so time for us to have a look at desktop operating system market share again!

Keen Reg readers may recall that last month it looked like peak Windows 7 was behind us.

This month’s data supports that hypothesis: Statcounter has Windows 7 dipping a little to 54.13 per cent and Netmarketshare has it up 0.07 per cent to 55.99 per cent of detected […]

“Mark Zuckerberg is like the guy who comes to your party, drinks, kisses your girls & doesn’t bring anything”

The telecom operators say this strategy upends the economics that make investing in Internet infrastructure viable.

“Mark Zuckerberg is like the guy who comes to your party and drinks your champagne, and kisses your girls, and doesn’t bring anything,” says Denis O’Brien, chairman of Digicel Group, a wireless provider in 33 countries in the Caribbean, South America and elsewhere. Google, he adds, earns “billions of dollars on advertising, and […]

IRS defends paying refunds to illegals who never filed taxes

The IRS is defending its decision to let illegal immigrants claim up to three years’ refunds on income even if they never paid income taxes, telling Congress in a new letter last week that agency lawyers have concluded getting a Social Security number triggers the ability to go back and ask for previous refunds.

President Obama’s new deportation amnesty could grant Social Security numbers to as many as 4 million […]