North Dakota oil bust shatters, shifts dreams of transplants
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By Ted Gregory 1 hr ago
CHICAGO — When the oil boom was churning in remote expanses of Montana and North Dakota, Andy Turco left college in Illinois to take a chance on finding backbreaking, dangerous and...
So You’ve Woken Up…Now What?
Many people ask about this or something similar so here’s some thoughts on the subject. I don’t mean to tell anyone what to do, as that’s completely contrary to consciousness and conscious development, but I will share my understandings at this point...
Why Reserves Aren’t Money
Jeffrey P. Snider
When the Federal Reserve through its Open Market Desk engages in a transaction under QE or the current balance sheet stabilization (reinvesting maturing securities) with a primary dealer, the direct effect is to increase the dealer’s account with...
mind you, this is after last weeks report showing gas supplies being drawn down, while crude supplies were up again,
"There’s A Feeling Of Bits Of Ice Cracking All At Once" - This Is The 'Big New Threat' To Oil Prices
One week ago, we reported that even as traders were focusing...
somebody finally stated it in print, the murder of Scalia,
Death of Scalia, Degeneration of America: Start Your Planning Now
This is a story about gun control in the US. More importantly it is a story about lies, deceit and the very public disintegration of the corpse of the...
How The Court Jester Became King Of The United States
It wasn’t supposed to be this way. You allow the Court Jester to run for “president”, in order to make all of the other bought-and-paid-for Stooges look better, in comparison. Then, after everyone has had a good laugh, the deck...
1984 to 2016, Bluffing with an Empty Hand, Against a Royal Flush
Many like to refer to George Orwell’s publication of the classic totalitarian nightmare depicted in “1984” as the benchmark of the “pure negative” for freedom lovers. Maybe this needs to be rethought a bit. I submit...
Here’s why (and how) the government will ‘borrow’ your retirement savings
According to financial research firm ICI, total retirement assets in the Land of the Free now exceed $23 trillion.
$7.3 trillion of that is held in Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs).
video at the link guys:
Romancing the Source: Montana Sapphires
Author: Andrew Lucas, Tao Hsu, Shane McClure, and Kevin Schumacher
Big sky, mountains, rivers, forests, deer, and sapphires. Join the GIA field team on a speedboat ride, visit sapphire mines...
much as we discussed here:
US Dollar Rebound Increases Near-Term Risk
02/26/2016 | Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT | Featured
Last week we noted that the odds favored more upside in precious metals before a larger correction would begin. While that view remains on track, we want to note the renewed...
How The Seeds Of Revolution Take Root: the Middle Class Loses Upward Mobility
February 26, 2016
If you cap the volcano, eventually the pressure beneath rises to the point that the cap gets blown off in spectacular fashion.
That the dramatic upheavals of war, pestilence and environmental...
Gold Will Overwhelm Dent
Posted on February 25, 2016 by Gary Christenson
Harry Dent is a good demographer and stands for what he believes. But this is not about Harry Dent.
Charles Sizemore is a writer and editor who works for Harry Dent, but this is not about Charles Sizemore.
gold and silver haven't even begun to move, and already they are hitting the sell button,
CME Group Hiking Margins For Gold, Platinum Futures
By Kitco News
Friday February 26, 2016 08:18
(Kitco News) - CME Group is raising margins on gold futures for the second time this month, and this...
The Gold In All The Oscars In The World Equals 29.5 Ounces Or $36,000
By Kitco News
Friday February 26, 2016 14:32
(Kitco News) - The Academy awards will be hosted this Sunday and we couldn’t let you start the weekend without a few fun facts you can share with your friends during...
Gold Traders To Eye Jobs, Other Data For Clues On Fed Policy
By Allen Sykora of Kitco News
Friday February 26, 2016 13:52
(Kitco News) - Much of gold’s rally so far in 2016 has been fueled by market doubts that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates again in the foreseeable future.
Lawsuit filed to stop eviction of 97-year-old Burlingame woman
San Francisco Chronicle
By Kevin Fagan and Kimberly Veklerov 12 hrs ago
Lawyers for a 97-year-old woman threatened with eviction from her Burlingame home of 66 years filed a lawsuit Friday on her behalf...
What Will You Do When the Toilet Paper Runs Out?
January 10, 2016 By Jane 14 Comments
Remember those Extreme Couponing shows where the participants had a wall full of toilet paper? They had the right idea! At least for me, I’d much rather waste a whole wall of my home with a mountain of...
Building Up Food Storage Your Kids (and Pets) Will Eat
By Lee FLynn
Posted Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 01:09pm EST
Keywords: emergency preparedness, food storage, planning, self-reliance
A weather or disaster emergency can occur in your geographic area at anytime, making it difficult to shop...
audio at the link
Better Risk Appetite Late This Week
Friday February 26, 2016 07:57
(Kitco News) - Good morning this is the open with Jim Wyckoff. Gold Prices are near steady on some mild profit taking and chart consolidation. World stock markets were higher overnight and that means there is...
Venezuela is shipping gold to pay debt
by Patrick Gillespie @CNNMoney February 25, 2016: 1:27 PM ET
Major oil producer in turmoil
Venezuela is shipping gold to Europe so that it can pay its debt.
Venezuela sent $1.3 billion worth of gold bars to Switzerland in mid-January, according to...