Fund Manager: PMs Raided to Prevent Feb Delivery Run on COMEX Gold!

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With Silver enduring the largest 1-day smash in 18 months Thursday, PM Fund Manager Dave Kranzler joined the show this week discussing:

1. Gold & silver take-down on options expiration/ First Notice Day- Cartel had to force selling of 3 million oz of Feb gold contracts to prevent a potential run on delivery in Feb gold! 2. With the cartel desperate to prevent a delivery run on […]

New Housing Bubble: Prices Up, Ownership Down, Wall Street a Mega-Landlord: “America is Becoming a Nation of Renters”

Mac Slavo January 31st, 2015 SHTFplan.com

 

Want to own your own home, but stuck, temporarily, renting until you can? You aren’t alone.

Wolf Richter outlined a pretty eery scenario.

The 2008 financial Armageddon was in larger part a result of the housing bubble bursting. Thanks to the subprime mortgage scandal, millions of homeowners were put in homes they couldn’t afford, making the awful game of musical chairs an […]

Is Another “Mortgage Meltdown” on the Way?

Very few observers expect a repeat of the subprime mortgage crisis. But the former chief credit officer of Fannie Mae is sounding the alarm. We have a forecast of our own.

How Grandson of Auschwitz Boss Is Trying to Remake Family Name At Camp’s Anniversary, Rainer Hoess Will Repudiate Rudolf Hoess

Can’t make this up: Grandson of Auschwitz victims locked in death camp, interrogated by police http://t.co/AEMu0EcXCr pic.twitter.com/SZadmTEuco

— Mick Krever (@mickbk) January 28, 2015

How Grandson of Auschwitz Boss Is Trying to Remake Family Name At Camp’s Anniversary, Rainer Hoess Will Repudiate Rudolf Hoess

WEIL DER STADT, Germany—When Auschwitz commemorates the 70th anniversary of its liberation on Jan. 27, the ceremonies will include an unlikely attendee: the grandson of […]

Inferno wreaks havoc at Russian academic library with 14mn collection – yet ‘books survive’

Massive blaze devastates Russian library housing unique documents, ancient texts

One of Russia’s largest academic libraries, which contains millions of unique historic documents, has gone up in flames in Moscow. A part of the building’s roof collapsed before dozens of fire fighters managed to contain the blaze.

The fire erupted at around 10 pm local time (7 pm GMT) on the third floor of the Academic Institute of Scientific Information […]

Covert CIA Mission to Arm Syrian Rebels Goes Awry, Plagued By Red Tape and Skimpy Supplies, U.S. Shifts Program’s Focus

"Entire CIA-backed rebel units who went through training program have changed sides" @WSJ on disastrous Syria policy: http://t.co/wTtdaYHjIo

— Abby Martin (@AbbyMartin) January 29, 2015

Covert CIA Mission to Arm Syrian Rebels Goes Awry, Plagued By Red Tape and Skimpy Supplies, U.S. Shifts Program’s Focus

HATAY, Turkey—It didn’t take long for rebel commanders in Syria who lined up to join a Central Intelligence Agency weapons and training program to […]

How the U.S. justice department is spying on MILLIONS of drivers in effort to seize cars, money and drugs

Justice Dept building secret database to track car travel inside US – primary goal: asset forfeiture. http://t.co/EC9URcKcbJ via @WSJ

— Devlin Barrett (@DevlinBarrett) January 26, 2015

Revealed: How the U.S. justice department is spying on MILLIONS of drivers in effort to seize cars, money and drugs

DEA launched program in 2008 to build national database that tracks movement of vehicles across the country National License Plate Recognition initiative connects […]

Strong Dollar Squeezes U.S. Firms, Rising Currency Takes a Toll on Sales and Profits; Stocks Drop as Capital Spending Slows, Too

Here's why the dollar is so strong and what it means for investors http://t.co/wBOkUjlGRK pic.twitter.com/sw2mMurjXT

— Business Insider (@businessinsider) January 31, 2015

The stronger dollar is slicing sales and profits at big American companies, prompting them to put renewed emphasis on cost cutting and cramping the broader U.S. economy. The currency effects are hitting a wide swath of corporate America—from consumer products giant Procter & Gamble  to technology stalwart […]

Samsung sold 74 million to 77 million smartphones in the fourth quarter. Apple sold 74.5 million iPhones.

Samsung sold 74 million to 77 million smartphones in the fourth quarter. Apple sold 74.5 million iPhones. http://t.co/iui3cyioNk

— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) January 31, 2015

Review:Samsung Electronics Third-Quarter Profit Falls Sharply

Samsung’s Mobile Business Continued to Lose Ground to Low-Cost Smartphone Makers

Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday said its quarterly net profit nearly halved, as its mobile business continued to lose ground to low-cost Chinese smartphone makers—a rivalry that […]

Thousands of people in Japan have a type of social withdrawal so severe they don’t leave their houses for years

As many as 2 million people in Japan are "hikikomori." "Parents are strongly afraid to push.” http://t.co/3wMs7w6Wrb pic.twitter.com/7oaB0b5AIM

— Neil Shah (@NeilShahWSJ) January 27, 2015

The Fight to Save Japan’s Young Shut-Ins, A City Reaches Out to Its Hikikomori Population; Some Stay Inside Their Homes for Years

When the Kimura family moved here from Tokyo, their middle school-aged daughter missed her old friends. Midway into her first year in high […]

The top 5% of US households accounted for 30% of consumer spending in 2012 up from 23% in 1992

The top 5% of US households accounted for 30% of consumer spending in 2012 up from 23% in 1992 http://t.co/EKnv2iolPu pic.twitter.com/efKWPpFwsx

— Nick Timiraos (@NickTimiraos) January 31, 2015

The top 5% of US households accounted for 30% of consumer spending in 2012 up from 23% in 1992 http://t.co/EKnv2iolPu pic.twitter.com/efKWPpFwsx

— Nick Timiraos (@NickTimiraos) January 31, 2015

How a Two-Tier Economy Is Reshaping the U.S. Marketplace

The advance of wealthy […]

UK inmates post pics of drugs, cash and weapons online

UK inmates post pics of drugs, cash and weapons online http://t.co/c0yBRw0d5V pic.twitter.com/aEETrqhM7l

— RT (@RT_com) January 31, 2015

UK inmates post pics of drugs, cash and weapons online

A glaring lack of security at UK prisons has been exposed, as inmates post pictures of illegal drugs, cash and weapons online. The Prison Officers Association (POA) said poor security oversight was a result of funding cuts. The images, attained by Channel […]

CIA tested 25 bombs in joint assassination with Mossad of top Hezbollah figure

#CIA tested 25 bombs in joint assassination with Mossad of top Hezbollah figure – report http://t.co/MuMExVy9V1 pic.twitter.com/b4iKBloKbu

— RT (@RT_com) January 31, 2015

CIA tested 25 bombs in joint assassination with Mossad of top Hezbollah figure

The US helped Mossad assassinate a top Hezbollah figure in Syria in 2008 by lending bomb expertise and surveillance on the ground, Washington Post reported. The joint operation marked CIA’s post-9/11 drift toward modern-day […]

‘We Palestinian Christians say Allahu Akbar’ – Jerusalem bishop

‘We Palestinian Christians say Allahu Akbar’ – Jerusalem bishop http://t.co/zX04nKErum @KevorkovaNadia pic.twitter.com/AZgwg8q1kC

— RT (@RT_com) January 31, 2015

‘We Palestinian Christians say Allahu Akbar’

The only Palestinian Orthodox Christian bishop in the Holy Land speaking about the suffering of Palestinian Christians, their unity with Muslims in the Palestinian struggle, about Orthodox Christian martyrs, and Ukraine.

Archbishop Sebastia Theodosios (Atallah Hanna), 49, is the only Orthodox Christian archbishop from Palestine […]

Crowds protest Vienna’s right party-funded ball, scuffles erupt, dozens arrested

Crowds protest Vienna’s right party-funded ball, scuffles erupt, dozens arrested (VIDEO) http://t.co/vIxyLPkMA4 pic.twitter.com/FxTukUCi5t

— RT (@RT_com) January 31, 2015

Crowds protest Vienna’s right party-funded ball, scuffles erupt, dozens arrested

Police have arrested over 50 demonstrators in Vienna, who were protesting against a ball, sponsored by the right-wing Freedom Party of Austria. Six policemen were injured during scuffles, while around 5,000 people attended the protest.

Organizers of the protests […]