Weekend Reading: 24000 By Christmas?

This past week, the Dow crested 23000 sending the networks into a “tizzy.” It took about 5-minutes of crossing that magical “round number,” before questions raised of how long before the markets cross 24,000, and 25,000. The chart below shows the 1000-point milestones of the Dow going back to 2009. After a long break between […]

Tax Prospects Lift Rates and Dollar Ahead of Weekend

The US Senate approved a budget resolution that is a necessary step toward using a parliamentary maneuver that prevents the Democrats to block tax reform by filibuster.  This has helped spur dollar gains against all the major currencies and nearly all the emerging market currencies. The US 10-year yield is extending this week’s rise.  It […]

Did Money Talk: Europe’s "Real Boss" Now Expects Progress On Brexit By December

?The “British press” is wrong (although it wasn’t just the British press): Brexit negotiations are going well and the divorce settlement should be finalised by December. Really? This is what the EU’s "real" boss had to say on the state of Brexit negotiations following the first day of the EU summit. “My position wasn’t changed […]

Follow all Junior Financings with OrenInc.com

    Kai Hoffmann has been an active member of the junior commodites market for over eight years before acquiring Oreninc in September 2016. He is currently also the Managing Director of Soar Financial Partners, an investor relations and public relations consultancy, based right outside Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Kai is further the publisher and […]

The Little Market that Could

Picture Credit: Roadsidepictures from The Little Engine That Could By Watty Piper, Illustrated By George & Doris Hauman | That said, for every one that COULD, at least two COULDN’T ====================================== So what do you think of the market?  Why are both actual and implied volatility so low?  Why are the moves so small, but […]

Which Rotten Fruit Falls First?

I predict the current investigations will widen and take a variety of twists and turns that surprise all those anticipating a tidy, narrowly focused denouement.The theme this week is The Rot Within. http://ads.investingchannel.com/adtags/OfTwoMinds/alternativeinvesting/300×250.js To those of us who understand the entire status quo is rotten and corrupt to its core, the confidence of each ideological […]

Europe's Secession Problems Aren't Going Away

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, Earlier this week, The New York Times noted that movements for greater local autonomy appear to be spreading throughout Europe. In some ways, the conflict in Catalonia is just the tip of the iceberg. The Times reports:  Coming on the heels of the Catalan vote, the Lombardy […]

ScotiaMocatta Put For Sale After Multibillion Money-Laundering Scandal

The world’s oldest gold trader is for sale after a massive money laundering scandal may have terminally crippled one of the most iconic names in the business. Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia is exploring options for its gold business ScotiaMocatta, the Financial Times reported, which include a possible sale of Canada’s most popular precious metals […]

Blaming Russia For The Internet 'Sewer'

Authored by Robert Parry via ConsortiumNews.com, As the Russia-gate hysteria spirals down from the implausible to the absurd, almost every bad thing is blamed on the Russians, even how they turned the previously pristine Internet into a 'sewer'… With the U.S. government offering tens of millions of dollars to combat Russian “propaganda and disinformation,” it’s perhaps not […]

ScotiaMocatta Put For Sale After Multibillion Money-Laundering Scandal

The world’s oldest gold trader is for sale after a massive money laundering scandal may terminally crippled one of the most iconic names in the business. Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia is exploring options for its gold business ScotiaMocatta, the Financial Times reported, which include a possible sale of Canada’s most popular precious metals trader. […]

Interview with Korelin Economics Report: Q4 Outlook

Jordan Roy-Byrne, Founder and Editor of The Daily Gold addresses the recent comments on the potential of tax loss selling this year. We also discuss his outlook for the metals and strategy for buying stocks in the slow market. Click Here to Learn More About & Subscribe to our Premium Service   Source: The Daily […]

Hurricane Ravaged Dominica: "It's All Gone" And Fighting For Survival

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, In just the blink of an eye, island life on Dominica was turned upside down.  Like Puerto Rico, Dominica was violently ravaged by Hurricane Maria, and residents are still fighting for survival. The wooden frames and scattered, water-damaged belongings are all that remains of some homes of on Dominica, which was […]

Polyus powers on

Russia’s largest gold producer Polyus posted another record-breaking quarter on Thursday, with production rising 16% year-on-year to 642,000 ounces during the third quarter. Gold output for the first nine months of the year reached 1.58m ounces, an increase of 13%, and CEO Pavel Grachev said the company is confident it will meet its previously announced […]

Shift to Passive May Not Influence Stocks Like Some Think

By Jack M. Forehand —  The massive move investors have made to passive vehicles over the past few years has been truly astounding. With most active managers underperforming their benchmarks by a wide margin recently and over longer periods of time, and charging higher fees to do it, investors have been moving their money out […]

Banksters, Independence and Cryptos – Rory Hall

October 19, 2017 This has been my argument to cryptocurrencies from day one. In 2013 , when I was part of an interview with SGTReport and Justin O’Connell explained the NSA built the platform bitcoin lives on, I knew that this was not for me. Since I am not motivated by currency/money, as so many […]