Think of it as baseball game for those who take steroids vs a ‘roid free game, only here the steroids are perfectly legal for those who can afford them. Or like a casino where the house, or in this case the HFTs, always win.
However, as it turned out, the vast majority of the public had no idea that a small subset of the market was juicing, despite our constant reports on the topic since 2009, until the arrival of Michael Lewis’ book Flash Boys, which explained the secret sauce that made all those HFT prop shops into unbeatable “trading titans“: frontrunning…

imagesAfter a mad dash to the upside for gold and a similar dash to the downside for the U.S. dollar, investors are getting their bearings once again. April’s disappointing jobs report refocused everyone on the potential economic slowdown and a still-dovish Fed. Brien Lundin paints the big picture of how speculation over the Fed’s actions to raise interest rates is affecting gold and gold equities, and he discusses two companies that have not appreciated as much as their peers but are likely to soon catch up.

gun“The dollar devaluation is right around the corner!…The US Navy in the Persian Gulf is already being forced by the Saudis to use SILVER BULLION to purchase fuel!
Hat Trick Letter Editor Jim Willie
joins the Power Hour for one of his most shocking interviews EVER on this Absolute Game Changing Development for the Dollar:

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gold bullWith Gold and Silver Hit Hard This Week On The Fed’s Rate Hike Threat, Craig Hemke Joins the Show, Discussing:

  • Support at $1250 & $16.50: Will Gold and Silver Hang In There?
  • THIS IS THE HAMMER – Chinese Buy Barclay’s 2,000 Ton Gold Vault Built in 2012
  • Why Won’t Anyone Stand For Delivery and CRASH THE COMEX? 
  • Fundamentals Snap the Game!: “We’re Shaping Up For Something That’s Going to be MONUMENTAL” 
  • New Bull Market Is SNORTING – Institutional Investors Are BTFD! 

Doc, Dubin, & Craig Hemke Break Down All the Action In a Critical Market Update: 

collapse bail inIn March of 2007, Bear Stearns was the initial trigger in a cascade of events that nearly took down Goldman, JPMorgan, and the entire global financial system. 
In this MUST LISTEN interview, Golden Jackass Jim Willie who warned last year that if Deutsche Bank goes under it will be Lehman x 5, issues an urgent warning on unimaginable global contagion…

In the early 1800s, for example, when the US was still in its infancy, the government purchased 827,000+ square miles of land from France for less than $15 million.
A few years later, the US government bought Florida from the Spanish for the equivalent of just $89 million in 2016 dollars.  What unbelievable deals.
Back then the government spent taxpayer funds to buy valuable, productive land for just pennies per acre. (Again, those prices are adjusted for inflation…)
Today they spend over $2 billion to build a website that doesn’t work…

The global financial system is in the eye of an unprecedented hurricaneWhile central bankers are congratulating themselves on their god-like mastery of Nature, and secretly praying to the idols of the Keynesian Cargo Cult every night, the inevitable consequence of borrowing from the future, the obsession with “growth” at any cost and financialization /monetary stimulus, is systemic collapse