New shaft will extend EU's largest gold mine to 2035

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The biggest gold mine in the European Union is getting a new lease on life, thanks to a shaft sinking project that will increase throughput. Reporting its fourth-quarter and full-year results last Thursday, Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX,NYSE:AEM) said it will invest 160 million euros on expanding its Kittilä gold mine in Lapland, northern Finland, including the […]

Only 73% OF Americans Are "Likely To Adhere To The Law"

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Many factors influence how effectively a government is able to uphold the rule of law and some of them include access to courts, lack of corruption, effective policing and institutional competence. While some governments are able to combine these efficiently, resulting in strong adherence to the law, Statista’s Niall McCarthy notes that others tend to struggle. […]

China Threatens To Retaliate If US Imposes Metals Tariffs

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It’s not like anyone expected otherwise. Just hours after the Trump administration received a green light from the Commerce Department to impose steep tariffs on aluminium and steel imports on national security grounds across the board, but especially on China and Russian, China threatened with immediately retaliation in the latest escalation of the growing trade […]

Sunday Evening Links

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[Bloomberg] Japanese Stocks Gain on Yen Weakness; Oil Advances: Markets Wrap [Reuters] Jittery U.S. bond market braces for supply wave [Bloomberg] Japanese Exports Grow 12% as Trade Recovery Moves Into 2018 [Bloomberg] Noble Group Warns That Loss for 2017 May Approach $5 Billion Source: creditbubblebulletin.blogspot.com

Waymo's "Uber-Killer" Robo-Taxi Set For Arizona Rollout

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Waymo, a unit of Alphabet, is set to launch a ride-sharing service similar to Uber, but with no human driver behind the wheel. Officials in Arizona granted Waymo a permit to operate as a transportation network company (TNC) across the state on Janurary 24, following the company’s initial application on Janurary 12, Bloomberg  reported. The imminent […]

CBS Contradicts Itself On Mueller’s Report

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CBS Contradicts Itself On Mueller’s Report Paul Craig Roberts Despite reporting correctly Deputy AG Rosenstein’s statement that Mueller’s investigation found no evidence that Russian social media activity had an effect on the US election and no cooperation or collusion with the Trump campaign, CBS then falsely reports: “DOJ indicts Russians for meddling in election.” Does […]

EX-CIA Director: “We interfere in other countries’ elections (81 times), but only for a good cause.”

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EX-CIA Director: “We interfere in other countries’ elections (81 times), but only for a good cause.” https://steemit.com/russia/@caitlinjohnstone/ex-cia-director-thinks-us-hypocrisy-about-election-meddling-is-hilarious This article explains how the CIA overthrew the Australian government and restored Australia’s servile puppet state status which continues to exist today. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/oct/23/gough-whitlam-1975-coup-ended-australian-independence The post EX-CIA Director: “We interfere in other countries’ elections (81 times), but only for […]

A Key Inflation Indicator To Watch, Part 1

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Authored by Daniel Nevins via FFWiley.com, “Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon.” —Milton Friedman Have you ever questioned Milton Friedman’s famous claim about inflation? Ever heard anyone else question it? Unless you read obscure stuff written for the academic community, you’re probably not used to Friedman’s quote being challenged. And that’s despite a […]

2017 gold deposits boasting the highest-grade drill intersections

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Story developed using data from Mining Intelligence. Learn more and schedule a demo. Drill results are important indicators not only for mining and exploration companies, but nearly all stakeholders involved, including existing shareholders and potential investors. While high-grade drill intersects are generally exciting and promising news, a conservative and very rigorous approach is recommended when a non-technical […]

"Automatic-Bidding" Is Fueling Bubbles In The Hottest Housing Markets

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It has been a year-and-a-half since US home prices surpassed their previous peak from July 2006, and they’ve only continued to move higher since. Earlier this week, we reported that home prices in two-thirds of US cities climbed to record highs during the fourth quarter, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. This […]

Silver Market Update

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Snippet:  Silver is completely “off the radar” for most investors right now which is just the way we like it when we are buying, however, as we will see, there are good reasons to believe that this will not be the case for much longer. Sunday, February 18th Silver is completely “off the radar” for […]

Charleston Chopper Crash Blamed On Private Drone

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Officials at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are investigating a serious helicopter crash that may have been triggered by a drone Wednesday near the southern tip of Daniel Island, South Carolina, in what could be the first-ever drone-related crash of an aircraft in the United States. The crash was initially reported on Wednesday by WCSC-TV, […]

Doug Casey On Why Gold Could Go "Hyperbolic"

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Via CaseyResearch.com, Justin’s note: Volatility has come storming back. Just look at the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), which measures how volatile investors expect the market to be over the next 30 days. It’s up 89% since the start of the year. Last week, it hit the highest level since 2016. Investors aren’t used to this. […]

Bullets Are Getting More Expensive

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As counterintuitive as it might seem at first, Republican control in Washington has actually been bad for the gun industry. Because gun enthusiasts no longer fear that gun control laws will make it more difficult to purchase guns, there’s no longer as much urgency to buy them as there was during the Obama era. And […]

The Great Bear Market Of 2018

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Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, The Bear Market Of 2018 Let’s start with where we left off last weekend: “Currently, we do not know whether the current corrective action is JUST a normal, healthy correction, or the beginning of something bigger. BUT – this is the expected correction we have been discussing over the last several […]