LATEST NEWS : The U.S. Dollar Just Peaked

Yesterday, risky assets tanked… and “safe haven” assets soared… But one traditional safe-haven asset didn’t follow the script – the U.S. dollar. As investors fled Italian bonds, Greek bonds, and Japanese stocks, they poured money into U.S. government bonds as a safe-haven play. A huge amount of dollars was needed yesterday to buy all those […]

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LATEST NEWS : White House shifts into crisis mode on Ebola response

Rising public anxiety about the Ebola virus has forced the White House to shift into crisis mode and cancel two days of planned political events as President Barack Obama strives to show he has control over stopping the spread of the deadly disease. continue reading at reuters.com

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LATEST NEWS : Risk of deflation feeds fears of global slowdown

Behind the spate of market turmoil lurks a worry that top policy makers thought they’d beaten back a few years ago: the specter of deflation. A general fall in consumer prices emerged as a big concern after the 2008 financial crisis because it summoned memories of deep and lingering downturns like the Great Depression and […]

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LATEST NEWS : Central bankers may have no quick fix as markets swoon, economy weakens

Global central bankers, eager to see the economystand on its own feet, faced the rude reality this week of market turmoil threatening already faltering growth and prolonging world reliance on easy money. continue reading at reuters.com

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LATEST NEWS : Gold turns higher after disappointing US economic data

Gold prices turned higher Wednesday, shrugging off early-morning losses, after a trio of weak U.S. economic reports boosted hopes of a prolonged period of low interest rates from the Federal Reserve. Spot gold was up slightly near $1,235 an ounce. continue reading at cnbc.com

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LATEST NEWS : Why is the US Navy practising for war with China?

You don’t get invited out on a US nuclear aircraft carrier all that often, and after writing this I might not get invited back for a while. On the flight deck of the USS George Washington the noise is like nothing I’ve ever experienced. A few feet from where I am standing, 11 F/A-18 Super […]

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022: How Much Time To Put Into Your Investing For Best Results

In the last episode we looked at how you can get a cash-flow from Gold and Silver. In this episode, we’re going to look at how much time you need to really commit to your investing to get best results. What I’ve found in my experience with dealing with investors all over the world is […]

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LATEST NEWS : European Stocks Drop for a Sixth Day on German Sentiment

Evidence that Europe’s economic woes are hurting companies’ earnings potential and weakening investor confidence sent the region’s shares lower for a sixth day, their longest slump in almost three years. continue reading at bloomberg.com

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LATEST NEWS : US SLIPS TO 12TH IN ECONOMIC FREEDO

The index, built on decades of research by Nobel laureates and dozens of leading scholars,measures 5 broad factors that impact the economy: 1. Size of government; 2. Legal structure and security of property rights; 3. Access to sound money; 4. Freedom to trade internationally and; 5. Regulation of Credit, Labor and Business. Countries where citizens […]

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LATEST NEWS : Building an Ark: How to Protect Public Revenues from the Next Meltdown

Concerns are growing that we are heading for another banking crisis, one that could be far worse than in 2008.  But this time, there will be no government bailouts. Instead, per the Dodd-Frank Act, bankrupt banks will be confiscating (or “bailing in”) their customers’ deposits. That includes local government deposits. The fact that public funds […]

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