David Morgan On the Dollar’s End-Game: Deflationary Crash Or a Hyperinflationary Monetary Collapse?

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The world’s leading silver expert David Morgan joins The Doc & Eric Dubin this week to discuss: 

  • The Fed tapers official QE another $10 billion- gold & silver whacked the day after the FOMC statement yet again
  • David breaks down gold and silver trading over the first half of 2014:  Gold & Silver still base building a Major Bottom
  • Is the next banking crisis beginning? Banco Espírito Santo’s share price halved on  Thursday
  • Be right and sit tight?  David explains why the PM markets will scare you out or wear you out
  • We ask David how he sees the end-game for the dollar playing out- will we see a deflationary crash, or a hyper-inflation monetary collapse,  and how will PMs protect wealth against both?
  • On the Brink?  Washington driving West towards direct conflict with Russia

The SD Weekly Metals & Markets With The Doc, Eric Dubin, and David Morgan is below: [Read more...]

Welcome To The NEW DARK AGE

Gold has been banished from everyday use, and can only be hoarded unproductively.   Gold is going into hiding. 
This is not the first time gold has gone into hiding; gold went into hiding in the days of the collapse of the Roman Empire of the West.
It is going into hiding again, in the present slow-motion financial collapse of the world.
The price of gold will enter a rising trend, no matter how violent the official interventions to control its price, because at the present low prices it will be impossible for the gold market to satisfy demand for gold from a largely silent minority of mankind that wants to own gold.   When this happens, we can expect the criminalization of gold ownership, at least in some quarters of the world.
Gold today has really only one enemy: the Federal Reserve of the US.
I bid you welcome to The New Dark Age.

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A Century of ENSLAVEMENT: The History of The Federal Reserve

fedPeople who were sitting on the board of the NY Fed, were directing some of these bailout funds directly to their own banks in a blatant, absolutely undeniable conflict of interest that again represent the very heart of this system: it is a system run and operated by bankers, for bankers, and in which bankers tend to do very well, while the rest of the country MELTS DOWN. [Read more...]

Silicon Valley Artist Strikes at the Heart of Obama’s Oligarch Infatuation – “A Feast in Time of Plague”

Screen Shot 2014-07-29 at 1.57.58 PMLast week, I highlighted a series of billboards and painted benches that sprung up overnight in Hollywood as Obama prepared to host a $32,000 a plate fundraiser at the home of Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes.  Naturally, this was merely stop number one on Obama’s oligarch groveling traveling circus.
The next stop on the crony train is another $32,400 a plate fundraiser. This time with none other than Nancy Pelosi.

Fortunately for us, California’s ever creative street artists were right there waiting for him.
This is what they delivered:
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In some parts of Europe, they are literally giving away land…

Certain places in Europe are definitely worth looking into at the moment. Because aside from attractive prices, there are several good reasons to own foreign real estate.
Owning property is a great way to trade paper currency for something that has real value and can generate long-term income streams. It’s also a great inflation hedge.
More importantly, ownership of foreign property held personally is not a reportable asset for US taxpayers.
This makes property a great way to move and hold savings overseas.
And in many cases (like Spain, Portugal, Latvia, Greece, etc.) purchasing property is rewarded with residency, giving you more freedom and more options in case you decide it’s ever time to get out of dodge.
It’s hard to imagine that someone would be worse off trading paper currency for a beautiful property acquired at less than the cost of construction that is generating significant cash flow and providing an option for tax-free residency in a sunny country overseas.

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No Inflation Friday: Dollarized Panama Issues Price Controls for Basic Goods

Less than four weeks after starting his new job, Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela already has a serious challenge to deal with: empty grocery shelves.
This is largely a self-inflicted wound that was bound to happen.
Fresh on the heels of his victory in May, the then President-elect announced that one of his first orders would be to regulate prices for staple food products.
He followed through on his promise, establishing price controls on certain brands of roughly two dozen items like chicken, rice, eggs, and bread.   And within a matter of weeks, many grocery store shelves are already empty, at least for the regulated items.
It’s not quite Venezuela or Cuba where it can be downright impossible to buy a roll of toilet paper. But it’s more proof that price controls almost always backfire.
The larger issue here is why the Panamanian government is controlling prices to begin with.
The answer is simple: inflation.
So to get a true sense of US dollar inflation… and where it’s headed in the Land of the Free… one only need look at dollarized countries like Panama.
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“Pilgrims Society Are The Gold & Silver Manipulators, Not Bilderbergs” Silver Supressors – PART 3

PART 3 pic 1Nothing is as great a danger to gold and silver investors as The Pilgrims Society.
Across the years, not only has The Pilgrims Society, with its twin branches in the world‟s top two international banking districts—London and New York, featured as members, unknown to the gold and silver long community, major price antagonists and opponents of the private ownership thereof, these price suppressors and opposers of monetary metals as money have been in the leadership of The Pilgrims Society. [Read more...]

Financial Times Deleted Gold Manipulation Story Because it Was Too ‘Sensitive’

With great persistence and a little encouragement from GATA our friend R.B. in Britain has more or less solved the mystery of the Financial Times’ quick deletion from its Internet site of its February 24 report about gold market manipulation, “Fears Over Gold Price Rigging Put Investors on Alert; German and UK Regulators Investigate.”
The explanation is pretty much what one might expect: For the Financial Times, one of the many news organizations to which GATA repeatedly has provided its full documentation of gold price suppression by Western central banks – the issue is simply too “sensitive.”

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The West’s Reckless Rush Towards War With Russia

For reasons that have no rational explanations at this time, the US and Europe have embarked on a concerted program to demonize Putin, ostracize Russia, and bring the world as close to a major conflict as it’s been since the Cold War, a time hardly memorable to many in the current crop of our elected officials.   A dangerous dynamic is brewing between the West and Russia/Putin. We are seeing a rush to war very similar to the one that led up to Saddam’s ouster, but this time, we have much less justification (hard to believe) and the opponent is tremendously more capable.
There is little sense in the course the West is currently pursuing, little to gain, and much to lose.
The main conclusion here is that not only is the US poking the bear, but it is doing so with increasing frequency and upping the ante dangerously with each step.
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Jim Willie: The Gold Crime Out of the Gate Forces Development of the Eastern Gold Trade Standard

goldThe contributors are many as actors in the American Tragedy, to cause the systemic breakdown failed state.  Faulty monetary policy, economic policy, and political policy have caused the resulting failure.  The primary perpetrators are the central bankers, led by Greenspan and Bernanke.
Refusal to Repatriate German gold was a crime out of the gate. The motive was to conceal the appropriation (re-hypothecation) of German official gold accounts.   The Germans are on notice of gold thefts by their own allies. Germany will work with the Eastern superpowers to develop a USDollar alternative and a Gold Trade Standard.
The United States has given the world two choices: war to defend the USDollar, versus work with Eastern Alliance toward the Gold Standard.
The motive for actions taken are clearly in defense of the King Dollar Regime.   The responses taken are clearly to reinstate the Gold Trade Standard and no longer deal with a toxic USDollar for trade and banking. The unintended consequences are uniform if not universal.
The outcome will be to develop the Eastern Gold Trade Standard while the entire Western system crumbles, deteriorates, sinks, and implodes

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NFP + 209k, Unemployment Jumps to 6.2%

  • July payrolls + 209k on expectations of + 230k
  • Official Unemployment rate rises from 6.1% to 6.2%
  • Labor force participation rate rises slightly to 62.9%

Recap of the Sprott Natural Resource Symposium

For those unable to make the trip to Vancouver last weekend for the Sprott Natural Resource Symposium, you won’t want to miss the summary and recap of keynote speakers from the event, including Rick Rule, Adrian Day, & reclusive billionaire Robert Friedland.
Full recap of the Sprott Natural Resource Symposium from Vancouver is below: 
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Martial Law? This Is What Is Going To Happen If Ebola Comes To America

coffinIf the worst Ebola outbreak in recorded history reaches the United States, federal law permitsthe apprehension and examination of any individual reasonably believed to be infected with a communicable disease“.
These individuals can be “detained for such time and in such manner as may be reasonably necessary“.
In other words, the federal government already has the authority to round people up against their will, take them to detention facilities and hold them there for as long as they feel it is “reasonably necessary”.
In addition, as you will read about below, the federal government has the authorityto separate and restrict the movement of  WELL persons who may have been exposed to a communicable disease to SEE if they become ill“.
Think that is a little extreme?  Think again.  
As NBC reports, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta will be treating a patient with Ebola in the next several days. [Read more...]

The Scatalogical Matter Is Really Flying Now

Now that everyone is blaming Russia – instead of the weather – for everything that is happening (Adidas blamed Russia for its poor results instead of the fact that its shoes suck) – I’m wondering when Obama is going to come out and tell us Russians killed Jesus. [Read more...]

Jim Grant: “I’m Bullish on Russia & Gold”

Jim GrantIn this MUST WATCH interview with CNBC, the Interest Rate Observer’s Jim Grant explains why the 2 greatest opportunities for investors right now are Russia & gold. 
Gold, to me is 
a very sound inoculation against the harebrained doctrine of modern central bankers.  If you harbor doubts about the efficacy as do I of five years of monetary printing via quantitative easing & suppressed interest rates, and wonder how this unprecedented experiment is going to pan out, you can do worse for yourself than to hedge (with gold) from an unscripted monetary outcome.”  

Grant concludes that investors should own gold because:  ”
It stands to benefit from the demonstrated, as opposed the theoretically likely, crack up of the current monetary arrangements.”
Grant’s full interview on opportunities in Russia & Gold is below: 
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