Monthly Archives: March 2013

An 80% Wealth Confiscation Scheme?

The news coming out of Cyprus only gets worse. It was bad enough that the political class even promoted the idea of STEALING depositors’ savings. But now we’re finding out that they lied time and again about how much they’d … Continue reading

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Europe is Now Out of Options AND Money

The big news out of Europe is whether or not Cyprus will be a template for future bailouts. Having seen that issues like personal property, rule of law, and democracy got thrown out of the window in Cyprus as soon … Continue reading

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What Does the Cyprus Deal Mean For Individual Investors?

Cyprus put another nail in the coffin of Democracy and capitalism over the weekend. Having found that the Cyprus people and Parliament wouldn’t stand for the confiscation (THEFT) of depositors’ savings, the EU bureaucrats simply chose an option in which … Continue reading

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What Would You Do If the EU Blew Up This Weekend?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has walked a tightrope over the last few years of keeping the EU together without infuriating the German populace to the point of having to abandon ship. To do this, Merkel has maintained a firm stance … Continue reading

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Inflation Calls BS on the China “Miracle”

The following is an excerpt from the latest issue of Private Wealth Advisory. In it, we outline in stark detail the single biggest threat to investors’ wealth today. Over 99% of investors fail to grasp these issues. But the consequences … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be Terrified Of What Just Happened in Cyprus

The markets are staging a bounce today based on: 1)   The ECB surfacing to say it will provide liquidity to help with the Cyprus situation. 2)   Bernanke’s speech today and the Fed’s FOMC (stocks tend to rally going into FOMC … Continue reading

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Could Cyprus Blow Up the Entire Banking System?

The EU continues to flounder around as Cyprus, a country whose GDP accounts for just 0.2% of the Europe’s economy, has proven the truth behind all of the “solutions” thrown around by the ECB and EU politicians: that they really … Continue reading

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The Dark Truth About The Safety Of Your “Savings”

On February 22 2013, we released an article focusing on the little known fact that depositors’ savings were at risk in Europe. At that time we wrote: It’s a little known fact about the Spanish crisis is that when the … Continue reading

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The Biggest Lie Ever Sold to the American Public

The US has been lying to all of us for decades now. We’re not talking about some kooky conspiracy theory… we’re talking about INFLATION. By understating inflation, the Federal Government and Federal Reserve have done two things: 1)   Exaggerated our … Continue reading

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China Just Sounded a Warning Bell For What’s Coming Our Way

Let’s wind the clock back to 2008. The world was thought to be ending. Lehman went bust. Markets were plunging. Everyone was scared that growth was over. It was as though the global economy was grinding to a halt. But … Continue reading

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Ignoring These Two Warnings Could Cut Your Portfolio by a Third

The following is an excerpt from the latest issue of Private Wealth Advisory. In it, we outline in stark detail the single biggest threat to investors’ wealth today. Over 99% of investors fail to grasp these issues. But the consequences … Continue reading

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Could Merkel Pull the Plug on the Euro?

Back in 2011, I predicted that when push ultimately came to shove, Germany would leave the Euro before it picked up the full tab. The reasoning is simple: the Germany population will not stand for rampant monetization. They know how … Continue reading

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Stocks Are At New Highs… But We’re All Poorer For It

Stocks hit a new high in the Dow yesterday. CNBC cheered and Fed economists everywhere patted each other on the back. The unfortunate reality for this “success” is that it only works in nominal terms. A DOW at 14,296 vs. … Continue reading

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The Inflation Secrets Your Broker Won’t Tell You About

The US Government and the US Federal Reserve downplay the threat of inflation. There are two primary reasons for this: 1)   Acknowledging higher inflation would mean both revising GDP growth much lower (last quarter’s FDP growth would have been negative … Continue reading

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What Do the Bank of Japan, China’s Government and the Fed Have in Common?

As we’ve noted in recent articles, the US Federal Reserve has blown another bubble in stocks and facilitating the exact same risk-taking behavior that brought about the 2008. The Fed realizing that it’s done this, which is why it’s now … Continue reading

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