Poll Shows Nation Divided Between 'America First' And 'Blame America First'

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Authored by Ginni Thomas via The Daily Caller, Despite the real possibilities of alienating paying customers, the NFL, Starbucks, Target, Chick Fil-A and a host of entertainers continue choosing sides in an escalating culture war centering on America’s past and future. As a new poll documents, citizens increasingly fear expressing their love of country or expressing their […]

"All-In" On Tax Reform

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Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Review & Update In last week’s “Technically Speaking” post I discussed the S&P 500 hitting 2700 by Christmas. To wit: “As stated in the title, the current push higher puts 2700 in sight by the time Santa fills the ‘stockings hung by the chimney with care.’   As shown […]

Gold EFPs: Absolute Proof That Paper Gold Is A Fraud

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A guest post by Stewart Dougherty In recent months, the issuance of gold Exchange for Physical (EFP) contracts has surged. EFPs convert a physically deliverable Comex gold contract into an LBMA or LME contract supposedly deliverable at a later date ex London and/or Hong Kong. As an incentive for Comex contract holders to accept EFPs, […]

Here's How The Dallas Police Chief Plans To Fill A Record 250 Job Openings

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Deteriorating public finances in many public cities are creating headaches for some of the country’s largest police departments. The City of Dallas, as we’ve pointed out time and time again, is in a particularly difficult position. The Dallas Police & Fire Pension (DPFP), which covers nearly 10,000 police and firefighters, is on the verge of […]

Bitcoin Is Now Worth More Than Wal-Mart (The Entire Company)

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Would you rather own 100% of Wal-Mart or every Bitcoin in existence?  At one point such a question would have been completely absurd, but now things have changed.  As I write this article, Wal-Mart has a market cap of 287.68 billion dollars.  Wal-Mart is the king of the retail industry in America, and nobody else […]

WORLD SILVER PRODUCTION: 3 Charts You Won’t See Anywhere Else

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Snippet:  The rate at which global silver production increased over the past century is quite astonishing. When Columbus arrived in America (1492), the world was only producing 7 million oz of silver a year. Today, the world’s largest primary silver mine, Fresnillo’s Sauicto Mine, produced three times that amount in just one year (22 million […]

Mike Pence Forced To Cancel Bethlehem Visit As Palestinian Christians Protest

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This week a number of stories have come out highlighting the general perspective of Palestinian Christians in the context of President Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Some of these headlines include, "Nazareth cancels some Christmas festivities over Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital" or "Mike Pence to face bitter reception […]

Regulating Cryptocurrencies–and Why It Matters

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Nations that attempt to limit cryptocurrencies’ ability to solve these problems will find that protecting high costs and systemic friction will grind their economies into dust. http://ads.investingchannel.com/adtags/OfTwoMinds/alternativeinvesting/300×250.js There’s a great deal of confusion right now about the regulation of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Many observers seem to confuse “regulation” and “banning bitcoin,” as if regulation amounts […]

Alamos establishes 1.6M ounce reserve base at Manitoba mine

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Alamos Gold (TSX,NYSE:AGI) has come out of the gate with an impressive feasibility study conducted on its Lynn Lake Gold Project in Manitoba. Toronto-based Alamos said the reports shows the past-producing gold camp with proven and probable reserves of 26.8 million tonnes graded 1.89 grams per tonne, with contained gold of 1.6 million ounces. The […]

Chicago Commissioner Pleads With UN To Deploy Foreign Troops On US Soil

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Under the guise of stopping violent crime, a County Commissioner in Cook County, Illinois, went to New York City late last week to request that the United Nations deploy foreign troops in Chicago to tackle the city’s “quiet genocide.” Perhaps, the geopolitical instability on the Korean Penisula and in the Middle East is just one giant […]

The Output Gap Is Screaming For The End Of The Business Cycle

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Via TimeMoney.com, Output Gap Explained The output gap is the difference between actual and potential economic output and is used by economists to understand the health of the economy. There will never be a metric which tells us how the economy will perform with absolute certainty. Not only is it difficult to predict the future, […]

Congress May Enact "Bolt And Wire Cutter Sanctions" On Russia After Putin Threatens Underwater Internet Cables

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The headlines could hardly be scarier and more apocalyptic. In a speech delivered by the head of Britain's military last week, the world learned that Russian President Putin could bring about global financial collapse and return civilization to a communications dark ages by a mere snip-snip of underwater transatlantic internet cables! Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart […]

Uh-Oh Canada!

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Authored by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, Oil from Canada’s oil sands is now selling at a $27-per-barrel discount relative to WTI, the sharpest difference in more than four years. Western Canada Select (WCS), a benchmark for oil from Alberta’s oil sands, has plunged in December, falling to just $30 per barrel at the end of […]

Crypto Versus Gold and Gold Stocks To Boom In Next 1-2 Years with Collin Kettell – Jeff Berwick (12/18/2017)

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Topics:  Commodities Jeff interviews returning guest Collin Kettell of Palisade Global. Topics include: Collin to speak at the upcoming Dollar Vigilante Internationalization and Investment Summit, the crypto vs commodity investment spaces, is gold money moving into crypto? time to move crypto profits into gold? gold stocks now undervalued, Mexican Gold Corp’s big gold strike, big […]