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Ron Paul: Not a 'total shock' if stocks plummet 25% and gold soars 50% by October

A painful correction is coming and there's little that can be done to prevent it, according to former Republican congressman and libertarian …

Stock Markets

If The Fed Sells Treasuries... Who Will Be Buying? Answer: "Other" (Seriously)!

<b>From 1776 through 2007, the US issued just over $9 trillion in US Treasury debt to pay for stuff which "we" wanted but "we" were unwilling to tax</b> …

Gold $1260+ on missile launch - Chamber Of Merchants | Stock Trading Metals Miners Economics

Cuts forecast in bid to balance Budget

Key services including prisons and child protection are in line for savage cuts to their budgets over the next four years as Treasury grapples with a …

The Biggest Stock Bubble In U.S. History

Please note, many will argue that the p/e ratio on the S&P 500 was higher in 1999 than it is now. However, <b>there’s a number of problems with the</b> …

Insider Selling Hit Six-Year Highs As Retail Investors Rushed Into Stocks

Earlier we showed that when looking at asset returns in the first quarter, there were hardly any underperformers while positive returns were generous …

Central Banks Rethink 2% Inflation Target (In The Wrong Direction, Of Course)

<i>Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com,</i>If Central Banks wanted to make a positive impact on the global economy, <b>they would abolish themselves and</b> …

Moscow And Beijing Join Forces To Bypass US Dollar In Global Markets, Shift To Gold Trade

The Russian central bank opened its first overseas office in Beijing on March 14, marking a step forward in forging a Beijing-Moscow alliance to …

Chinese Gold Miner Claims Discovery Of Largest Ever Gold Mine

Shandong Gold Group, China’s second biggest gold producer by output, announced on Tuesday that it has discovered deposits in eastern China containing …

U.K. Triggers Brexit

Wednesday March 29, 2017<p>Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 2017-03-29T06:06:55.501+00:00<p>Romaine Bostick TOPLive Editor romainebostick<p>Welcome to …

Congress Gears Up for Fight Over Spending After Failure of Health-Care Bill

Republicans worry they will need more Democratic votes than previously expected to avert a government shutdown<p>WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump and GOP leaders enter their next big battle facing stubborn opposition in both parties that increases Republicans’ worries that they will need more …

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Blast From the Past: James Cramer On How To Manipulate Markets - <i>B Day (Brexit) Tomorrow</i

Here is a nice synopsis of the various 'legal' and not so legal but overlooked-by-the-snoozing-regulators ways in which the financial trading desks …

U.S. shares, dollar pare losses after healthcare bill pulled | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. shares pared losses to end slightly lower on Friday after Republicans pulled their bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system due to a shortage of votes, dealing a blow to U.S. President Donald Trump, while European shares fell ahead of the decision.<p>The benchmark U.S. S&P …

Vote Fiasco Leads To Longest Dow Losing Streak Since Election, VIX At 2017 Highs

Freedom Caucus To Trump/Ryan: "None Shall Pass"...<p>Today's stock market (much more so than bonds and FX) was beholden to healthcare headlines all …

China's Largest Dairy Operator Suddenly Crashes 90% To Record Low, Muddy Waters Says "Worth Close To Zero"

In December 2016, Muddy Waters' Carson Block said China's largest dairy farm operator, Hong-Kong listed <b>China Huishan Dairy Holdings Co., is "worth</b> …

Days Away | Gold, Silver, Dollar, Yen | Weekend Report | 11th-12th March 2017 - Chamber Of Merchants | Stock Trading Metals Miners Economics

This weekend report will be broken into sections and mainly revolves around the direction of gold in both U.S and Australian dollars as well as the …

ROMO & FOMO | 15 | the Patron - Chamber Of Merchants | Stock Trading Metals Miners Economics

ROMO is an abbreviation of Regret Of Missing Out and FOMO is an abbreviation of Fear Of Missing Out, however the The Oxford English dictionary has a …

Putting Global Debt Into Perspective - 13 Stunning Silver Stats

Although gold has a bigger reputation today as a monetary metal, it was often deemed too valuable for everyday transactions throughout history.<p>But, …

Gold In Uncertain Times: "The West Doesn't Get It... They've Been Indoctrinated By Paper Money"

In this fascinating interview on RealVision TV, Grant Williams and Egon von Greyerz cover a very broad range of subjects from <b>gold, wealth</b> …

Charts & Tickers - Chamber Of Merchants | Stock Trading Metals Miners Economics

TECH & CHARTS<p>Unbiased Mathematical Perspective<p>Chart are below the tickers & calendar. Please leave comments/suggestions/feedback at the bottom of the …

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts - <i>The Vain and the Inglorious</i

“Two men went to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee, and the other was a despised tax collector. The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed: ‘I …

March Rate Hike Odds Reach 100%

Following the massive ADP employment beat (but productivity disappointment), <b>March rate hike odds finally upticked to certainty.</b> Fed Funds futures now …

Aussie Dollar Chart - Chamber Of Merchants | Stock Trading Metals Miners Economics

I have been watching the Aussie dollar quite closely over the last few months, its staged an impressive rally from 0.715 up to 0.775, however that …

Bizarro World - Chamber Of Merchants | Stock Trading Metals Miners Economics

If you’re a fan of Seinfeld, as I am, you will be familiar with the term Bizarro World which is the exact opposite of something. For example Up is …

Speculator’s Monthly Wrap Up – Feb 2017 - Chamber Of Merchants | Stock Trading Metals Miners Economics

After last months quiet start to the year, this month has been quite exciting. We started with Iran issuing a statement that they will no longer use …

Weekend Report | 11th-12th Feb 2017 - Chamber Of Merchants | Stock Trading Metals Miners Economics

20th Issue<p>Happy Weekend, Patrons! 20 issues already!<p>For the Gold Bugs amongst us:<p>Here is the Dow Jones sitting above a new record high which is …

Weekend Report | 4th - 5th February 2017 - Chamber Of Merchants | Stock Trading Metals Miners Economics

19th Issue<p>Out with the old, in with the new. That’s the theme for the current trading environment. For 8 years we’ve been trading under the direction …

Utah Bill Sets Stage For State Gold Depository, Further Encourages Use Of Metals As Money

<i>Submitted by Mike Maharrey via The Tenth Amendment Center,</i>A bill introduced in the Utah legislature would build on the state’s Legal Tender Act,</b> …

Speculator's Monthly Wrap Up - Jan 2017 - Chamber Of Merchants | Stock Trading Metals Miners Economics

Author: <b>The Speculator</b><p>What a roller coaster of a month. It started out good and up until the 25th, the USD gold price and the miners we up 6% and 15% …

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts - FOMC Rate Decision Tomorrow

Gold and silver moved sharply higher today as the US dollar gave up more of its recent gains.<p>There was overnight commentary on the large number of …