Monthly Archives: November 2017

17
Nov
2017

Is New Fed Chief A “Swamp Critter Extraordinaire”?

– Is the New Fed Chief Jeremy Powell a “Swamp Critter Extraordinaire”? – Trump surrounding himself with elites disconnected from everyday society – Realities of America’s difficulties not recognised by US power makers – Powell will likely continue to protect Wall Street over Main Street – Savers should diversify to protect themselves from Fed’s ponzi policies Editor: Mark O’Byrne Just […]

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16
Nov
2017

Deepening Crisis In Hyper-inflationary Venezuela and Zimbabwe

– Deepening Crisis In Hyper-inflationary Venezuela and Zimbabwe – Real inflation in Zimbabwe is 313 percent annually and 112 percent on a monthly basis – Venezuela’s new 100,000-bolivar note is worth less than USD 2.50 – Maduro announces plans to eliminate all physical cash – Gold rises in response to ongoing crises   A military coup-de-grace […]

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15
Nov
2017

UK Debt Crisis Is Here – Consumer Spending, Employment and Sterling Fall While Inflation Takes Off

– UK debt crisis is here – consumer spending, employment and sterling fall while inflation takes off – Personal debt crisis coming to fore – litigation cases go beyond 2008 levels – October consumer spending fell by 2% in October, the fastest year-on-year decline in four years – Britons ‘face expensive Christmas dinner’ as food price inflation […]

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14
Nov
2017

Protect Your Savings With Gold: ECB Propose End To Deposit Protection

– Protect Your Savings With Gold: ECB Propose End To Deposit Protection – New ECB paper proposes ‘covered deposits’ should be replaced to allow for more flexibility – Fear covered deposits may lead to a run on the banks – Savers should be reminded that a bank’s word is never its bond and to reduce […]

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13
Nov
2017

Internet Shutdowns Show Physical Gold Is Ultimate Protection

– Internet shutdowns (116 in two years) show physical gold is ultimate protection – Number of internet shutdowns increased in 2017 as 30 countries hit by shutdowns – Democratic India experienced 54 internet shutdowns in last two years; Brazil 2 – EU country Estonia, a technologically advanced nation, experienced a shutdown – Gallup poll shows Americans […]

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10
Nov
2017

Gold Coins and Bars Saw Demand Rise 17% to 222T in Q3

– Gold coins and bars saw demand rise 17% to 222t in Q3, driven largely by China – Chinese investors bought price dips, notching up fourth consecutive quarter of growth – Jewellery, ETF demand fell while gold coins and bars saw increased demand  – Central banks bought a robust 111t of gold bullion bars (+25% y-o-y) […]

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09
Nov
2017

Prepare For Interest Rate Rises And Global Debt Bubble Collapse

– Diversify, rebalance investments and prepare for interest rate rises – UK launches inquiry into household finances as £200bn debt pile looms – Centuries of data forewarn of rapid reversal from ultra low interest rates – 700-year average real interest rate is 4.78% (must see chart) – Massive global debt bubble – over $217 trillion […]

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08
Nov
2017

Platinum Bullion ‘May Be One Of The Only Cheap Assets Out There’

Platinum Bullion ‘May Be One Of The Only Cheap Assets Out There’ Platinum “may be one of the cheap assets out there” and “is cheap when compared with stocks or bonds” according to Dominic Frisby writing in the UK’s best selling financial publication Money Week. Platinum Bullion in USD (15 years) Frisby writing in Money Week laments […]

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07
Nov
2017

World’s Largest Gold Producer China Sees Production Fall 10%

– Gold mining production in China fell by 9.8% in H1 2017  – Decreasing mine supply in world’s largest gold producer and across the globe – GFMS World Gold Survey predicts mine production to contract year-on-year – Peak gold production being seen in Australia, world’s no 2 producer – Peak gold production globally while global […]

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06
Nov
2017

German Investors Now World’s Largest Gold Buyers

– German gold demand surges from 17 ton-a-year to a 100 ton-plus per year – €6.8 Bln spent on German gold investment products in 2016, more per person than India and China – Germans turned to gold during financial crises and ongoing euro debasement – Evidence of latent retail demand on increased economic concerns – “Gold fulfils an […]

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