Gold Breaches R18000/oz in South Africa, Up 11% In Two Weeks!
Steve St Angelo
The price of Gold breached R 18,000/oz for the first time ever on the 11th of January 2016 in South Africa (R = Rand). It is currently standing on R 18,239/oz.
Let’s take a look at the price of Gold in South...
Gold Deficits and T-Bond Fantasies
My name is John Q. Public. I live a good life, make lots of money (never mind how) and have debts such as a mortgage on a great house – $375,000, a Cessna – $150,000 (my air force), and a sweet little two mast sailing ship –...
Politicians’ class-privilege: armed security
Politicians’ class-privilege: armed security
A winding circus tour through the ever-popular gun issue
Logic, polemic, non-sequiturs, popcorn, and burning-ass syndrome
If you can’t have guns, you can have mind control
Who is the...
One of the defining elements, the hallmark of a great golf swing, is a straight left arm. There is a direct relationship between a straight left arm and how well one plays our game. A straight left arm provides a wider arc which provides more power and consistency.
Think of an accordion door...
Monday, January 18, 2016
Will 2016 be the year the Fed fails?
To many economists, the biggest mistake the Fed has made has been a lack of aggression in raising interest rates. After all, they reason, the U.S. job market is as strong as it has been since 2007 and the economy, even if...
Rural Oregon’s Lost Prosperity Gives Standoff a Distressed Backdrop
14 / 23
The New York Times
By KIRK JOHNSON 14 hrs ago
An abandoned timber mill outside Burns, Ore. Oregon lost about three-fourths of its timber mills between 1980 and 2010.
BURNS, Ore. — One of the largest wood mills in...
Forget $20 - Oil Prices At $8 Per Barrel In Canada
By Charles Kennedy
Posted on Thu, 14 January 2016 18:03 | 2
Where is the cheapest crude oil in the world? And how low can you get that barrel of oil?
WTI has declined to $30 per barrel, the lowest level in more than 12 years. But heavy oil...
Is bitcoin broken? Prominent developer cashes out
By Paul Vigna
Published: Jan 17, 2016 7:23 p.m. ET
Cybercurrency roiled by network congestion issues
The price of bitcoin plunged 20% last week.
A prominent bitcoin developer has labeled the currency a failed experiment...
Penthouse to shutter print edition after 50-year run
By Lukas I. Alpert
Published: Jan 18, 2016 10:49 a.m. ET
Only digital format will be offered
The glory days of gentlemen’s magazines are fading fast.
Penthouse Magazine PHSL, +0.00% , the long-running and...
RealtyShares Now Lets Investors Put Money Into Individual Real Estate Markets
Posted Jan 28, 2015 by Ryan Lawler (@ryanlawler), Contributor
About a year ago, RealtyShares launched as a new way for investors to put small amounts of money into real estate projects, kind of like a “LendingClub...
Just 62 people own as much wealth as half the world’s population: Oxfam
By Barbara Kollmeyer
Published: Jan 18, 2016 10:58 a.m. ET
The wealthiest have gained a half a trillion dollars in five years
World Economic Forum
Oxfam’s report on inequality is aimed at swaying the political and...
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How Gold Got Its...
Monday, January 11, 2016
Could the unthinkable happen in 2016?
The most important question investors should be asking at this point isn’t whether the secular bull market which began in 2009 is over, but whether continued equity market weakness in 2016 will lead to the unthinkable, namely an...
Get ready for the Obama crash of 2016
By Ron Holland
"With all of the quick fixes in our nation's economy, Americans may
soon have to pay a heavy price. Holland expects that when the crash,
which he refers to in his latest report as the "Greenspan Crash,"
occurs, the initial...
Stay the Course! Which One?
Axel Merk, Merk Investments
January 13, 2016
Each time I hear someone suggest investors should ‘stay the course’ as markets tank, I fear such well-intentioned advice fails to adequately capture the predicament investors are in. Worse, the ‘stay the course’...
Echoes of 1776: Is a Monetary Revolution Coming?
Is America on the cusp of a revolution that will usher in a new monetary order? The lessons of history tell us that no fiat currency retains its value for long or lasts forever. And as Shakespeare noted, “what’s past is prologue.”...
Guernsey's Monetary Experiment
(Editor's Note: Out of the thousands of essays and articles that we have posted on "the Bear" over the years, this one provides the most simple and understandable explanation of the differences between a fiat currency (backed by nothing) issued by the...
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The Time of the Stackers
The past few years have been challenging times for most of us in the coin and precious metals business.
The US$ price of gold has been in retreat since 2011, but sometimes we have to look at the big picture, and reexamine our premises to remember why...