Of all the things the Obama Administration could be focused on during its last week in office, a Catastrophic Meteor Impact tops the list?

Revelations have been piling up since the 2008 financial crisis. Major U.S. and international banks cheat their customers and rig markets.

hyperinflation“How on earth are we going to resolve $120 trillion on balance sheet and off balance sheet liabilities before we consider state and local debt and underfunded pensions?  My suspicion is we get out of this in one of two kinds of defaults.
I think we will have a series of unofficial defaults where we devalue the net present value of the obligations, which is a different way of saying we devalue the currency, gradually like we did in the 1970’s. I think that will have the same impact on gold and silver prices…

obamaWhy scream about Russian hacking if they do not have a PLAN?

My friends had concerns. They were living in New York before and didn’t like the trends they saw in their home country.
There was too much debt. Too much war. Too much money printing. Too many lies. Too much spying. Too much violence. Too much uncertainty.
They wanted to distance themselves from conditions that made them uncomfortable.
So they made a very deliberate plan and took steps that led them to where they are today– living in their own paradise.
And they couldn’t be happier…

silver-trumpDoc & Dubin Are Back in the Saddle Breaking Down the Big PM Rally to Start 2017.
Doc Presents A Potential Black Swan For Silver Entirely Off the Radar:

Could Donald Trump’s Border Tax Plan Unleash Absolute CHAOS in the US Silver Market?  

SprottAre BIG Bull Moves in Gold and Silver Prices Just Getting Started?
Billionaire Eric Sprott Discusses His Outlook, Explains Why “Everyone’s A Seller of Bonds”, and Reveals What’s Next For Precious Metals: 

screaming-buyGold has hit the ground running in this young new year, a stark contrast to its brutal post-election selloff.  Rather remarkably, these strong recent gains accrued despite literally zero buying from one of gold’s most-important constituencies.  The American stock investors who almost single-handedly fueled gold’s strong bull market last year are still missing in action since the election. 
That means big gold buying is still coming:

trump-goldWe should ignore the short term noise of the Trump inauguration next week – although it is set to be compelling box office viewing!
However, it would be imprudent to ignore the likely impact of four years of the Trump Presidency on markets and particularly the gold market.
On Wednesday, we had just a little taste of this when his press conference led to turmoil and massive volatility in markets and gold rising on safe haven demand to over $1,200 per ounce:

goldFiring on all cylinders and tackling important economic and political events of the past month while looking towards what may happen in 2017, Jason and Eric make the case that gold and silver bottomed in December.  We examine the historical pattern often seen of a strong January and Eric places the historical trend into current context.

The 70 nations that are gathering in Paris, France on Sunday are literally in danger of cursing the entire planet.