Author: Mark O'Byrne

24
Jul
2017

Commercial Property Market In Dublin Is Inflated and May Burst Again

Commercial Property Market Is Inflated and May Burst Again by David McWilliams Dublin property investors had better hope that Brexit happens soon. They should also hope that it’s not just a ‘hard’ Brexit, but a granite Brexit — a Brexit that’s as hard as possible. They should be betting on the buffoonery of Boris Johnson, […]

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19
Jul
2017

“Time To Position In Gold Is Right Now” says Jim Rickards

– “Time to position in gold is right now” – James Rickards – Fed has hit the ‘pause’ button; No more rate hikes for foreseeable future – Fed’s theories “bear no relation to reality” and has “blundered by raising rates” – Growth is weak, inflation is weak, retail sales and real incomes are weak – Tight money, […]

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18
Jul
2017

Bloomberg Silver Price Survey – Median 12 Month Forecast Of $20

– Bloomberg silver price survey – Large majority bullish on silver – Silver median “12 month-forecast” of $20 – Precious metal analysts see silver “24 percent rally from current levels” – Investors are pouring money into silver ETFs – Speculative funds bearish even as ETF assets rise to record – Spec funds being bearish is bullish as […]

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14
Jul
2017

“Financial Crisis” Coming By End Of 2018 – Prepare Urgently

“Financial Crisis Of Historic Proportions” Is “Bearing Down On Us” John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics latest research note, Prepare for Turbulence, is excellent and a must read warning about the coming financial crisis. Mind refreshed from what sounds like a wonderful honeymoon and having had the time to read some books outside his “comfort zone” he has come to the conclusion […]

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13
Jul
2017

Video – “Gold Should Probably Be $5000” – CME Chairman

Video – “Gold Should Probably Be $5000” – CME Chairman Duffy – Fed has caused “frustration” and “confusion” in market place – “If you adjust for inflation, you should have gold somewhere around 2 to 3,000 per ounce” – “If you look at what is going on the world, gold should probably be $5,000 to […]

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11
Jul
2017

“Silver’s Plunge Is Nearing Completion”

– Silver’s plunge is nearing completion – Bloomberg analyst – Silver’s 10% sharp fall in seconds remains “mystery” – Plunge despite anemic global supply and strong demand – Total silver supply declined in ’16 – lowest level since ’13 – Silver mine production down in ’16, first time in 14 years – Total silver supply decreased by […]

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07
Jul
2017

Silver Prices Bounce Higher After Futures Manipulated 7% Lower In Minute

– Silver prices ‘flash crash’ before rebound – Silver hammered 7% lower in less than minute in Asian trading – Silver fell from $16 to $14.82, before recovering to $15.89 – Silver plunge blamed on another ‘trading error’ – Gold similar ‘flash crash’ last week and similar recovery – Hallmarks of market manipulation as $450 million […]

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06
Jul
2017

Precious Metals Are “Best Defence” Against Bail-ins In Economic Crisis

Precious metals are “real assets” and “best defence” against bail-ins and cashless society in the economic crisis which is “on its way” The risks posed to investors and savers from the coming economic crisis and the threat of bank bail-ins, negative interest rates, ‘helicopter money,’ capital controls and the “cashless society” has been looked at in an excellent […]

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30
Jun
2017

Pensions Timebomb In America – “National Crisis” Cometh

Pensions Timebomb – Pensions “Are Going To Be A National Crisis” – America’s underfunded pension system is “not a distant concern but a system already in crisis”… – Tax may explode as governments seek to bail out insolvent pension plans – Illinois, California, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Kentucky and eight other states vulnerable – The simple mathematical mismatch […]

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27
Jun
2017

Goldman, Citi Turn Positive On Gold – Despite “Mysterious” Flash Crash

Goldman and Citigroup Turn Positive On Gold – Despite “Mysterious” Flash Crash – Gold bounces higher after “mysterious” one minute “flash crash” mistake – $2 billion, 50 tons or 1.8 million ounces “fat finger” trade blamed Gold in USD – 1 Week – Massive selling at 0400 EST when U.S. markets closed and  thin trading amid […]

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