Charles Hugh Smith brings a sobering analysis of the difficulty with repairing all the flood-damaged homes in Houston. As one can imagine, the list is long and the complications are many…

Hurricane Irma is throwing everybody in the MSM for a loop. Much like the cues sent to the markets by the Fed, the news pumping into the feeds shows that either Hurricane Irma is pretty much a HINO (Hurricane In Name Only), or she’s a serious threat taking lives and affecting millions of Floridians as she runs up the state…

The “financial press” demonstrates the lengths at which the cartel will go to downplay and divert attention away from gold. Irma is still a hurricane destroying lives and property, but for anybody interested in gold, well, it doesn’t matter. Even if CNN & Fox want to glamorize the destruction…

People often wonder what the economic implications will be when a hurricane makes landfall. While individual people, families and neighborhoods may find out soon enough that the SHTF, collectively, Irma is just getting started. Here’s the latest…

Hurricane Irma could be temporarily devastating to physical gold & silver supplies. Public information including the storm surge map from the Miami-Dade County Emergency Management shows that gold and silver refiners are at serious risk

Lego announced they are cutting 1,400 jobs, and now Disney is slashing their company’s outlook. American family belt-tightening is happening in real time. In a “growing economy”, this cut in discretionary spending in not supposed to happen

It’s not enough to say the markets are feeling downright nervous because these moves are turning into brute force with MASSIVE REPRICING, and today, there is major movement in the dollar, gold and silver…

A physical gold and silver shortage is peanuts compared to nuclear meltdown. Here’s the status on the preparations to deal with the monster storm known as Hurricane Irma…

We are keeping a close eye on supply, and now, official sales numbers are re-affirming the analysis. With just two days worth of September data, physical demand is picking up steam, and faster than Irma can hurl a beach chair…

Gasoline futures spiking, oil production halted, and tankers sitting in the Gulf waiting to drop off their oil. Confused about what hurricanes really mean for oil? Here’s some cause-and-effect that will blow you away (figuratively of course), crucial info as we stare down the eye of another monster hurricane…