By Michael Snyder
The signs of the times are everywhere – all you have to do is open up your eyes and look at them. When a pregnant woman first goes into labor, the birth pangs are usually fairly moderate and are not that close together. But as the time for delivery approaches, they become much more frequent and much more intense. Economically, what we are experiencing right now […]
COPS POINT OF VIEW:
Armed Man Demands Airtime On Dutch Broadcaster A building belonging to broadcaster NOS is evacuated in Hilversum after a man with a gun demands airtime.
Dutch national broadcaster NOS temporarily went off air after an man armed with a gun entered the building and demanded airtime.
The RTL press agency said a building belonging to NOS in Hilversum was […]
By Michael Snyder
We are the generation that gets to witness the end of the American Dream. The numbers that you are about to see tell a story. They tell a story of a once mighty economy that is dying. For decades, the rest of the planet has regarded the United States as “the land of opportunity” where almost anyone can be successful if they are willing to work […]
BY JOHN WARD
As the western media are studiously ignoring this, The Slog decides it deserves some oxygen
Most of you, dear [German] readers, will have formed a preconception of what this article is about before you actually read it. I am imploring you not to succumb to such preconceptions. Prejudice was never a good guide, especially during periods when an economic crisis reinforces stereotypes and breeds biggotry, nationalism, […]
Dr. Jim Willie joins Silver Doctors in the wake of the shock heard round the world with the HUGE Swiss move depegging the Franc and the coming potential end of the Euro. Dr. Willie warned months ago that there would be an ‘acceleration of events’ by January of 2015…”well here we are.
Game Over! Dollar Dead! Gold $7000 – Jim Willie
Welfare Recipients Freak Out When They’re Told They Have To Work For It
From Mad World News:
It’s the end of the road for over 6,000 childless, able-bodied residents who have enjoyed regular free food on the taxpayer dollar. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services just told them it’s time to get up and do something to earn their keep or go hungry.
According to the Portland […]
Central Bank #Gold Holdings/Capita (Thomson Reuters GFMS):
— Dan Popescu (@PopescuCo) January 30, 2015
by Tom McClellan
January 29, 2015
It is widely believed among economists and currency analysts that currency values follow the relative interest rates. We are told, “Money goes where it is treated best”, and so the currency which offers the best interest rate will attract the most capital.
But that does not really explain what has been happening over the past year. The US Federal Reserve has kept short term […]
Gold Rush – Russia stacks up on gold “@FT: Just published: front page of the Financial Times US edition Fri Jan 30 pic.twitter.com/S9KOqU9aAc”
— Ronan Manly (@ronanmanly) January 30, 2015
by James Corbett, The International Forecaster:
Markets across the board from the Dow Jones to the S&P 500 to the FTSE 100 tumbled early this week on a slew of bad data from companies across the board. These bleak earning reports combined with a drop in durable-goods orders to shave off some of the post-Draghi QE euphoria.
Blue chip firms from Pfizer to DuPont to P&G reported poor earnings […]
from SGT Report.com:
As our friend the Wealth Watchman rightly noted on Wednesday, I SMELL A TRAP.
…After all, we all knew the cartel couldn’t allow silver to remain the best performing commodity – AND ASSET – of 2015 for long.