10
Jul
2017

China, Russia Alliance Deepens Against American Overstretch

– China and Russia allied on Syria and North Korea – Beijing & Moscow economic & monetary ties deepen – Trump needs Russia in order to maintain balance of power in superpower triumvirate – Sino-Russian relations currently in their “best time in history” says Chinese President ahead of G20 – China, Russia call for calm diplomacy on Syria, Korea – China, […]

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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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05
Jul
2017

Buy Gold Near $1,200 “As Insurance” – UBS Wealth

– Buy gold near $1,200 “as insurance” – UBS Wealth – UBS believe investors should take advantage of gold’s first monthly decline –  “We like the insurance qualities for gold” on uncertainty – Strong demand, weak output and low dollar to support – Warning as North Korea tests intercontinental ballistic missile – Launch of ICBCM […]

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04
Jul
2017

UK House Prices ‘On Brink’ Of Massive 40% Collapse

– UK house prices on brink of massive 40% collapse – UK  at ‘edge of worst house price collapse since 1990s’ – Two leading economists warn of property crash – “We are due a significant correction in house prices” – Brexit and wages failing to keep up with inflation to trigger collapse – Trend starting in London […]

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03
Jul
2017

Gold Up 8% In First Half 2017; Builds On 8.5% Gain In 2016

– Gold up 8% in first half 2017; builds on 8.5% gain in 2016 – U.S. dollar down 6.5% – worst quarter in seven years – Gold higher in all currencies except Draghi’s euro  – Gold outperforms bonds; similar gains as stock indices – S&P 500 and Dax outperform gold marginally – World stocks (MSCI World) up […]

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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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29
Jun
2017

London Property Bubble Bursting? UK In Unchartered Territory On Brexit and Election Mess

– London property bubble bursting? UK in unchartered territory on Brexit and election mess – Evidence of downturn in London housing market – Over 75% of London homes now selling below asking price – Prime north London property down 6 per cent annually – House prices have not fallen for three consecutive months since the […]

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28
Jun
2017

Shrinkflation – Real Inflation Much Higher Than Reported

Shrinkflation – Real inflation much higher than reported and realised Shrinkflation is taking hold in consumer sector Important consumer, financial, monetary and economic issue being largely ignored by financial analysts, financial advisers, economists, central banks and the media. Food becoming more expensive as consumers get less for price paid A form of stealth inflation, few […]

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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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