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.

For more info go to www.therules.org Production Company: Grain Media (grainmedia.co.uk); Motion Graphics Artist: Nick Pittom (nickpittom.com); Music: Sup Doodle and Apple Juice Kid (AppleJuiceKid.com); References:http://www.therules.org/inequality-vi… Accompanying article in Al Jazeera:http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opin…

 

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 use of coconut oil is becoming more mainstream, and there are many claims to the potential health benefits. Is it really that good for you?

Is Kale Really That Good For You?: http://dne.ws/1E05I9m

Read More: The Truth About Coconut Oil http://www.webmd.com/diet/coconut-oil… “Coconut oil, according to recent reports, is the latest food cure-all. Claims abound that coconut oil is a health food that can cure everything from poor immune function, thyroid disease, and heart disease, to obesity, cancer, and HIV.”

Once a Villain, Coconut Oil Charms the Health Food World http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/02/din… “A FEW years ago […]

Rev. Wright’s Daughter And 12 More Democrats Stole $16 Million From Aids Charity

Rev. Wright’s Daughter And 12 More Democrats Stole $16 Million From Aids Charity

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/…

China owns around 1.3 trillion dollars of the United States’ debt, but recently Chinese nationals have been heavily investing in different sectors of US economy. So, how much of the US does China own?

Learn More:

Chinese Investment in The US http://www.aei.org/multimedia/chinese…

Why the Chinese Are Snapping Up Real Estate in the U.S. http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/wh… “The Chinese shopping spree of American real estate is ramping up, with buyers focused on more expensive homes in dense urban areas in California, New York and Washington state, according to a survey of realtors released this week.”

To Rebuild America, Call On China? http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza… “China’s Vice President Xi […]

Google Looks To Censor Infowars and Other Alternative Sites

Search Engine giant Google, the major driver of traffic to the majority of media portals is moving to change the way it ranks websites, declaring that it intends to use known partisan debunking outlets to determine the “truthfulness” of content. http://www.infowars.com/google-moving…

How Black Boxes In Cars Could Cost You Your Driving Privilege

Former NSA Head Gets A Dose Of Reality at CPAC

Former National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden was heckled by attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday after referring to himself as an “unrelenting libertarian.”http://www.infowars.com/video-former-…

Mcdonalds, Monsanto Both Losing Money Fast, Public Awakens To What’s Really In Their Food…

Website: naturalsociety.com Author credit: Anthony Gucciardi, Natural Society.com, Founding Director of Natural Society Date: Feb 22, 2015 Link: http://naturalsociety.com/official-mc…

Video: Monsanto AND McDonald’s Are ‘Bleeding Cash’ As Consumers Wake Up Credit: Anthony Gucciardi (you tube) Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=io8eW…

Gold Demand in Europe, U.S. – Reuters Interview GoldCore

by GoldCore

Jan Harvey thomsonreuters.com We were hearing quite a bit about rising physical demand in Europe earlier this year, as a confluence of factors (euro zone QE, SNB scrapping franc peg to euro, Greek election outcome) came together to support buying. Here to discuss how that has developed in February is Mark O’Byrne, executive director of Goldcore. Welcome, Mark! Mark O’Byrne goldcore.com Happy Friday Jan and thanks for […]

Putin Foe Killed By Western Intelligence?

Note: The Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine a while back that the West was quick to blame on Putin, the wreckage is in the hands of the Dutch. Note nothing has been released about the shoot-down even-though the West has the wreckage. I have watched a lot of air crash investigation videos and they can determine crashes caused by one bolt in the wreckage. This makes me very […]

CHINA INTERNET CENSORSHIP CRACKDOWN – China To Crack Down on Social Media Accounts

CHINA INTERNET CENSORSHIP CRACKDOWN – China To Crack Down on Social Media Accounts

Reading the news while on my university campus in the United States, I joked with friends in Beijing that it had reminded me of a proverb we learned in elementary school that tells the story of a man who tries to steal a large copper bell from a house. To carry it away, he decided to […]

We’re almost seven months into a war that is illegal by almost everyone’s definition, but no one in DC seems to care

Neither Congress nor the Senate is preventing the War Powers Act and the Constitution from being twisted by an administration willing to enter into a ‘Forever War’

We’re more than six months into an illegal war and hardly anyone in DC seems to care.

Congress continued to half-heartedly debate an ISIS war resolution this week, as the Senate held a hearing on the Obama administration’s proposed language for a three-year […]