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The Government Debt Situation Japan: A Catastrophe Waiting To Happen

In what we consider a magnificent speech, Kyle Bass explains why he believes the Japanese government debt bubble is explosive in nature. He expects this bubble to burst soon, although he reiterates that it is impossible to know when exactly this will happen.

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Sprott: Research Shows 4,500 Tonnes Of Unexplained US Gold Exports

Sprott: Research Shows 4,500 Tonnes Of Unexplained US Gold Exports

The total amount of gold that the US has exported – above and beyond its supply capability – is almost 4,500 tonnes, says Eric Sprott based on his own research! A truly stunning figure.

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10 Lessons Cyprus Is Teaching The World About Money & Gold

The Cypriot case is all over the place, in all types of media. However, it is amazing how the following simple facts remain underexposed. For those who are willing to see, here is what Cyprus is teaching the whole world about money, the debt crisis and gold.

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Financial Astrology: Confiscation Not Over Yet

There could be another much bigger raid and Cyprus may be the front runner to desensitize everyone. There could be more shock (Uranus conj. Mars) in Europe over the weekend. Perhaps an epic conditioning experiment and there is risk of this “deposit tax” in American banks next year.

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Buy Silver & Gold – Domestic vs Offshore Storage

| March 19, 2013 | Articles: General

There are many dealers who will sell over the internet and ship to your home or to a secure storage vault. Their prices will vary slightly and so will their terms for payment and delivery. See the partial list and brief comments at the end of this article to get started.

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JPMorgan Wins The Silver Price Fixing Lawsuit

JPMorgan Chase & Co., has won the dismissal of a nationwide investors’ lawsuit accusing the largest U.S. bank of conspiring to drive down silver prices. Ed Steer asks how someone can bring successfully a case against JPMorgan for price fixing in the silver market when the world’s #1 silver expert (Ted Butler) isn’t even asked to supply evidence or testify.

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Precious Metals – Astrology Prediction Confirmed by Jim Sinclair

I have not changed my view regarding more weakness in March, particularly near March 20th. Gold guru Jim Sinclair is also posting similar dates as mine so the word is everywhere to expect more correction. I have been advising to watch for a bullish move the first week of April and Jim is publishing the same.

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Gold & Silver Market Manipulation – A Missing Piece Of Evidence

Friday March 15th was an interesting day in the gold market. The Wall Street Journal wrote the following: “U.S. regulators are scrutinizing whether prices are being manipulated in the world’s largest gold market, according to people familiar with the situation. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is examining the setting of prices in London, in which a handful of banks meet twice daily and set the spot price for a troy ounce of physical gold, the people said.” After four and a half years of quasi silence about the silver price manipulation case, “it appears” from unnamed sources that the CFTC is “discussing” whether the daily setting of gold and silver prices […]

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Physical Silver – Record Industrial & Investment Demand

Not only is the industrial usage of silver increasing, but also more and more investors have found their way to the precious metal. For obvious reasons which we discuss extensively on Gold Silver Worlds, silver bullion provides the safety that people need in a world dominated by currency wars, unresponsible acts by governments and unseen counterparty risk.

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The Truth About QE & Our Economy: It’s Going To End Badly

| March 14, 2013 | Articles: General

The media encourages us to believe that practically everything in our economy is either good or getting better. It is not. Trust your instincts and observations more and government statistics and the mainstream media less.

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Good News For Gold: Too Bearish Is Bullish

| March 14, 2013 | Articles: General
Good News For Gold: Too Bearish Is Bullish

Since last October, at BFI, we have hedged our clients’ core holdings in gold. We are now watching gold and silver prices closely, as we get closer to the end of the correction. We expect to lift our hedge very soon.

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Gold & Silver ETF’s: Inflows, Outflows & Fuzz

Gold & Silver ETF’s: Inflows, Outflows & Fuzz

Our focus is on the facts, not the noise. We did some quick checks on the figures and collected the following data. Our conclusion: a lot of focus on the GLD physical outflows, almost no attention has been given to the SLV inflows. The total holdings of all ETF’s combined barely show a change. A lot of fuzz, which we call “noise”.

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China Concerned About QE & Currency War

At a certain point in 2011, the Chinese let their currency go up. Amazingly, right after they did it, their inflation, trade surplus and economy “cooled off”. So the exchange rate was pegged at a new level. That’s when the Fed announced QE3, and the same process started all over.

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Gold Confiscation In The 20th Century – Infographic

Gold Confiscation In The 20th Century – Infographic

It is noteworthy how 3 out of the 5 acts of gold confiscation happened in the decade following the Great Depression of 1929. Also, the red line between the different confiscations is that the governments were in desperate need of money OR were in a state of destroying their own currency.

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