by James Smith, Activist Post:
On the 18th of December, 2012 I wrote a story about how the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had requested, through the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), an order for 200,000 rounds of 180 Grain, Jacketed Hollow Point Ammunition. Despite the fact that FLETC orders more ammunition that a human could possible expend in a lifetime.
And to be quite frank, these solicitations are very tiresome because we ask questions and [...]
In his latest missive, Mr. Sinclair explains: ‘You must note how central banks are either buying or protecting their gold reserve positions now. This is total about face two years ago. There is another change coming which is a replacement monetary system and the need for some asset on central bank’s balance sheets to have positive value, especially in the USA. Soon all that is required is a change in [...]
I stumbled across this little nugget while reading about CAB.
Extract from Commons Treasury Committee meeting raw notes.
Comment from Mark Garnier (Treasury Committtee member, Conservative MP and ex investment banker):
“Q391 Mark Garnier: The reason I keep going on about this, and the reason I am very interested in your thoughts about this, is that we have a hugely indebted nation, with £1.46 trillion of household debt, difficult economic conditions and a super-low [...]
It’s Friday in the Wall Street Daily Nation. That means it’s out with our regular routine of commentary-based articles, and in with the charts.
In our opinion, there’s just no better way to present the week’s most important investment and economic insights than with pictures.
This week, I’m addressing the likelihood of bankruptcy for daily deal company, Groupon (Nasdaq: GRPN). (Hint: it’s increasing.) Then it’s on to proving that dividend stocks always [...]
Germany famously austere and harsh Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble is the subject of a Der Spiegel interview in which he defends the Euro and Germany’s motives in acting the way it has.
There are some funny, eye-rolly parts, such as…
SPIEGEL:You want nothing less than a United States of Europe.
Schäuble: Even though the term is used repeatedly, it doesn’t make it any better. No, the Europe of the future will not be a federal state [...]
Barron’s is out with a new poll of portfolio managers, asking them their outlooks for the market and the economy.
We summarized the results here, and flagged an interesting contradiction on how investors perceive Apple here.
But this may be the most interesting nugget: To say investors are bearish on Treasuries is an understatement.
Just 2% are bullish on US Treasuries! 81% are bearish!
Read more: http://www.businessi…4#ixzz1sgN0LPsB