Monthly Archives: October 2012

Could It Get Worse Than 2008?

Looking around the economic and financial world today, I see countless negative developments and virtually no positive developments to speak of. Just off the cuff, I note that: China is entering a hard landing if not an outright economic collapse. … Continue reading

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Where Should Gold Be Based On Inflation?

Since the Financial Crisis erupted in 2007, the US Federal Reserve has engaged in dozens of interventions/ bailouts to try and prop up the financial system. Now, I realize that everyone knows the Fed is “printing money.” However, when you … Continue reading

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Spain is 100% Totally Beyond Saving

My prediction regarding the breakup of the EU was obviously way early. However, the fact remains that the EU will break up in time. And it will likely be Spain that brings this about. The reasons? Among other things: Spain’s … Continue reading

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The Truth About Europe… Which the Media Won’t Report

I realize that the situation in Europe can be very confusing. Aside from the fact that we’re dealing with over 20 different countries all with their own respective economies and debt issues, we also have the European Central Bank and … Continue reading

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This Could Be the World’s Largest, Most Toxic Banking System…

As noted earlier in yesterday’s article, the entire European banking and corporate system is over-burdened with debt. Germany sports a real Debt to GDP of over 200% (this from the former head of the Bundesbank), and the rest of Europe … Continue reading

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Three Things Investors Don’t Know About Europe

Europe is heading into a full-scale disaster. You see, the debt problems in Europe are not simply related to Greece. They are SYSTEMIC. The below chart shows the official Debt to GDP ratios for the major players in Europe. As … Continue reading

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How To Buy Bullion (What to Ask and What to Own)

Quite a few articles have been written about the importance of owning Gold and other precious metals as a means of maintaining one’s wealth in the face of rampant money printing by the world’s Central Banks. Today I’m going to … Continue reading

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The Recipe For Hyperinflation

For the last year, I’ve steered clear of commenting on the US Presidential election for the simple reason that I wanted us to be closer to the actual date before I went through the process of explaining what’s to come. … Continue reading

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Spain’s Back In Crisis Mode… And Will Take The EU Down With It

As I noted previous articles, Spain has essentially three options: 1)   Spain goes the “Greek route” of agreeing to austerity measures in exchange for bailouts (which will implode the economy). 2)   Prime Minister Rajoy refuses to impose austerity measures and … Continue reading

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Two Facts You Need to Know Before November 6th

While the media world is abuzz with last night’s Presidential debate, I’d like to cut through the noise and present you with two truly staggering facts that need to be kept in mind as the backdrop for the US Presidential … Continue reading

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