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Suicidal Credit-Based Money System

Suicidal Credit-Based Money System

Governments and central banks have been able to “extend and pretend” by printing a few $Billion or $Trillion to keep the system working, which maintains the money flow to the political and financial elite. The elite are purchasing elections, legislation, and votes, and for this they expect to receive benefits from their investments.

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Gold and the Parable of 3 Squirrels, 2 Vultures, and 1 Turtle

Gold and the Parable of 3 Squirrels, 2 Vultures, and 1 Turtle

There will always be hawks and vultures in our financial world. If you are not a hawk, don’t want to be a vulture, are worried about “black swans,” own no “tame” politicians, and want to protect the purchasing power of your assets, then use gold and silver for financial insurance and protection, just as the shell protects the turtle.

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Why Precious Metals Should Be Part Of A Diversified Portfolio

Why Precious Metals Should Be Part Of A Diversified Portfolio

Even if you are among the minority of investors who holds a sizable allocation to physical precious metals, you can probably take steps to become a more fully diversified precious metals investor. Whether it’s acquiring tenth-ounce gold coins or one-ounce palladium bullion bars, by becoming more broadly diversified within the precious metals space, you’ll become financially more resilient.

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An Insane Financial World

An Insane Financial World

A few words come to mind: anger, anguish, bankruptcy, betrayal, depression, recession, repression, riots, stagflation, and trauma. In a saner world, we will depend far less on fiat currencies that are devalued easily and inevitably. Instead we will trust gold and silver more and paper much less. My advice: Create your own financial sanity!

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Cash Used By Banks In Latest Act Of Financial Repression

Cash Used By Banks In Latest Act Of Financial Repression

Governments and banks around the world are making it more difficult to save and transact with cash in their latest attempt to financially suppress their citizens. Their goal is to force you to deposit cash and charge you interest as well as having total control over the money on deposit.
Not surprisingly, the reason given was to “fight terrorism!” The war on cash is proliferating globally. Recently, the Swiss National Bank implemented negative interest rates without first solving the “problem” of how to prevent cash from fleeing the banks. And as to be expected, prudent depositors started doing some calculations.

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Silver and Gold Will Thrive Beyond Exponential Growth of Debt

Silver and Gold Will Thrive Beyond  Exponential Growth of Debt

Systems will reset and change when exponential growth at current or reduced rates becomes impossible. The transition is likely to be difficult, dangerous, and the ensuing trauma will not fade quietly into the night. Exponentially increasing debt supported by nothing more than exponentially increasing promises will end in national and/or global disaster. When the reset comes, and it may be years away, would you rather hold assets that are based on debt, trust in a possibly insolvent counter-party, and denominated in the currency of an increasingly insolvent government and central bank . . . . or physical gold and silver?

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Currency Wars Spread Worldwide As Turmoil In Forex Markets Intensifies

Currency Wars Spread Worldwide As Turmoil In Forex Markets Intensifies

Last week, global markets were dominated by the currency market as the U.S. dollar continued its unrelenting upward momentum impacting on dollar commodities including gold which ended the week at $1158.60 an ounce. Currently, the low interest rate environment has forced individuals to speculate and invest in equities in an attempt to generate some return for their investment. After all who in their right mind is going to pay a bank to keep their money? And, as the hard working individual continues to be penalised, global major banks are getting away with a list of crimes.

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The Titanic Sinks At Dawn

The Titanic Sinks At Dawn

Lives were lost, paper stock certificates were gone, bonds did not survive, dollar bills were destroyed, but gold and silver endured the sinking of the Titanic over a century ago.

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More And More Americans Look To Protect Their Wealth Offshore

More And More Americans Look To Protect Their Wealth Offshore

The primary reason to go offshore is SAFETY. The clients and families I work with, almost entirely, are focused on mitigating US-centric litigation risk and political risk. That is where jurisdictional diversification can make a huge difference.

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Silver and Gold: Why Now?

| February 16, 2015 | Category: Investing
Silver and Gold:  Why Now?

In simple terms, government took real revenue, spent it, and then added more debt each year. Worse, the US owes compounding interest on the larger debt. Each year the US and many other governments pay interest on the loans (caused by deficit spending) from previous years. The total debt increases rapidly – far too rapidly to be repaid without massive inflation. Hence default via debt repudiation or devaluation of purchasing power is inevitable.

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Debt Crisis Worsens: Syriza Wins Greek Elections, ECB Prints More Money, Gold More Valuable

| January 25, 2015 | Category: Economy
Debt Crisis Worsens: Syriza Wins Greek Elections, ECB Prints More Money, Gold More Valuable

The results of the Greek elections and the ECB’s monetary bazooka are all symptoms of the same underlying problem. Debt is not only destroying the value of a currency, but is also destroying values of a population. Governments have not been “managing” the effects when they acquired the loans, but one way or another they feel the need to “manage” the destructive effects when it becomes payback time. And what is the answer? Simple, creating even more debts and devaluing currencies even further. When one country does this in some sort of hypothecial vaccuum, it could theoretically work. But it does not work at all when all regions worldwide are implementing the same policies, simultaneously. The middle and lower class of society are the ultimate victims.

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Gold Price Exploding In All Currencies Worldwide

| January 18, 2015 | Category: Price
Gold Price Exploding In All Currencies Worldwide

Gold and gold stocks are on the move after the surprise move from the Swiss National bank to remove its currency cap versus the euro this week. This highlights gold’s valuable role as a store of value when currency volatility destroys purchasing power as it has in many parts of the world over the past year. There is a rule of thumb which says that, if gold is rising in at least 3 major currencies, there is a bullish environment. Well, here are the facts and the figures. The charts below highlight gold in several major currencies. The yellow metal has rocketed higher, not only in all of those currencies, but in literally every currency worldwide.

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Very Strong Indirect Reasons To Buy Precious Metals

| January 10, 2015 | Category: Investing
Very Strong Indirect Reasons To Buy Precious Metals

When the fiat Federal Reserve “dollar” finally loses its status as the world’s reserve currency, gold and silver will have then begun to make an upward price adjustment or will begin to make the upward adjustment, and all who paid much higher prices for gold and silver will stop whining about price. In this article are a few examples of very strong, not so unrelated reasons for actively buying physical gold and silver.

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The Day People Will Need Insurance, Gold Will Not Trade At $1200

The Day People Will Need Insurance, Gold Will Not Trade At $1200

Say what you want about the gold price languishing below $1200, and say what you want about the technical picture or the “6,000-year bubble,” as Citi’s Willem Buiter recently termed it; but know this: gold is an insurance policy and the time to assess gold is when people have a sudden need for insurance. When that day comes — and believe me, it’s coming — the price will be the very last thing that matters. It will be purely and simply a matter of securing possession and at any price. That price will NOT be $1200. A “run” on the gold “bank” would undoubtedly lead to one of those Warren Buffett moments when a bunch of people are left standing naked on the shore.

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