Palladium And Palladium One At The Forefront Of New Hydrogen Economy

Palladium, and Palladium One, at the forefront of new hydrogen economy

2022.01.24 As the world transitions from fossil-fueled “ICEs” to battery-powered electric vehicles, the internal combustion engine is unlikely to be resigned to the scrap heap, just yet. Gasoline vehicles and gas-electric hybrids will gradually displace more-polluting diesels, the former equipped with catalytic converters to filter out pollutants like NoX and particulate matter. This means growing demand for materials that go into gas-powered autocatalysts, including palladium. […]

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Stocks Better Bounce Soon or Else I’ll Have to Revise the WOLF STREET Dictum, “Nothing Goes to Heck in a Straight Line”

Stocks Better Bounce Soon or Else I’ll Have to Revise the WOLF STREET Dictum, “Nothing Goes to Heck in a Straight Line”

Even a dead-cat bounce that makes your ears ring would do. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Stocks are down ferociously at midday today, with the S&P 500 Index down 3.8%, the Dow Industrial Average down 2.7% and the Nasdaq Composite down 4.5%. This follows a large-scale and widespread and relentless selloff that for the Dow and the S&P 500 started on the second trading day in January; […]

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World’s Top Gold ETF Sees Holdings Surge in Bullish Demand Sign

(Bloomberg) — Gold just got a very bullish sign from investors who are returning to the precious metal in a big way. Most Read from Bloomberg SPDR Gold Shares, the largest bullion-backed exchange-traded fund, on Friday recorded its biggest net inflow in dollar terms since listing in 2004 — worth $1.63 billion. Changes in ETF holdings are monitored as a gauge of investor interest in […]

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Despite All the Hype, Movie Theater Ticket Sales in 2021 Down 68% from 19 Years Ago. AMC Shares collapse from WTF Spike

Despite All the Hype, Movie Theater Ticket Sales in 2021 Down 68% from 19 Years Ago. AMC Shares collapse from WTF Spike

Blockbusterization out of desperation. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. The pandemic just accelerated the structural change by a quantum leap. The number of movie tickets sold in the US have been on the decline for nearly two decades, despite population growth. They’ve gotten hammered by how Americans increasingly watch movies: at home. A slew of competitors with their own studies and streaming services have sprung up, such […]

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When a Wild Bull Stumbles into a Hibernating Bear

When a Wild Bull Stumbles into a Hibernating Bear

How often do we get a Bear Market after a strong bull market plunges to the 200-day moving average? By Wisdom Seeker, WolfStreet Commenter with a physical sciences Ph.D., living in the San Francisco Bay Area, employed and anxious about his retirement portfolio. Wild Bull:  As measured by the S&P500, a stock market that has risen more than 30% in 18 months. Hibernating Bear:  The Wild […]

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Vax Die Off For Next Three Years Clif High

Vax Die-Off for Next Three Years – Clif High

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Saturday Night Post) Clif High is an Internet data mining expert who uses “Predictive Linguistics” and computer programs to sort through billions of bits of information on the Internet to predict future trends and events. Some of his most disturbing trends he has spotted in his data analysis surround the CV19 vax. High is seeing the vax narrative breaking down. It […]

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What If The Fed Fails To Tame Inflation?

[embedded content] With inflation now at a 40 year high, all eyes are on the Federal Reserve. Will they be able to tame today’s hot inflation with higher interest rates? And whether or not they can, what havoc may those higher interest rates wreak on America’s over-leveraged economy and over-inflated financial asset prices? To explore these critical questions, Fed-watcher and fund manager Axel Merk returns […]

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Gsp Continues To Explore Past Producing Alwin Mine As Copper Price Support Remains Solid

GSP continues to explore past-producing Alwin Mine, as copper price support remains solid

2022.01.22 Copper has been one of the biggest winners of the commodities complex since 2020. Not only is the tawny-colored industrial metal an essential part of economic growth, it is also imperative to the global transition towards sustainable energy sources. Because electric vehicle are copper intensive (in fact tdhey use 4x as much copper as a regular vehicle), demand for copper has risen at an […]

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So Goes January So Goes The Year

“So Goes January, so Goes the Year”

“So goes January, so goes the year.” It is an old Wall Street wheeze referring to the stock market. If it holds true, if the remainder of this year goes like January… the stock market is in for hard sledding through Dec. 31. The stock market endured another defeat today — all three major indexes absorbed losses. The Dow Jones went skidding 313 points, the […]

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One of England’s Earliest Gold Coins Dated 1257 Discovered Worth Half a Million Dollars

An extremely rare Henry III gold penny discovered in a farm field in England could fetch more than $500,000 at auction this month. Spink & Son An amateur metal detectorist unearthed a rare medieval gold coin on farmland in Devon, England, reports Sana Noor Haq for CNN Style. Coin experts speculate the 800-year-old Henry III gold penny could sell for around $546,000 at an online auction set […]

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Wage Slaves Vs Gold Owners Revisited

Wage slaves vs gold owners, revisited

2022.01.21 Inflation is the rate at which prices within a basket of goods or services (called the consumer price index or CPI) rise or fall. When a currency falls, the ability of that unit of money to purchase goods and services weakens, i.e., it takes more units of currency to buy the same basket of goods as before it weakened. The more a currency falls, […]

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When Can We Finally Get our Glut Back? New & Used Vehicle Inventories Rise, But for the Wrong Reasons

When Can We Finally Get our Glut Back? New & Used Vehicle Inventories Rise, But for the Wrong Reasons

New vehicle sales out-plunged production. Used vehicle supply already above normal amid weak sales. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. The number of new vehicles in inventory on dealer lots rose to 1.098 million vehicles in December, the fourth month in a row of increases, and the highest inventory level since July, according to data from Cox Automotive. But inventory is still desperately short, after having collapsed by […]

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Collapsing Narratives Continue In Cv19 Vote Fraud Amp Fed Fueled Economy

Collapsing Narratives Continue in CV19, Vote Fraud & Fed Fueled Economy

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 513 1.21.22) At the end of last year, I predicted that the narratives in three big areas of total fraud and lies would be unraveling in 2022.  I did not think the CV19 narrative would unravel this fast.  The first big Western country to throw in the towel on the CV19 virus and vax fraud fest is Britain.  Out of […]

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Rare Hoard of 2000-year-old Curved Celtic Gold Coins Found in Germany

Forty-one “curved” Celtic gold coins from 2,000 years ago have been found in northeast Germany in the Brandenburg district where Berlin is located. It is the first ever hoard of Celtic gold treasure found in the Brandenburg district. The curved coins have a beautiful name in German where they are called “rainbow cups,” as reported by Live Science . The findings were announced and displayed […]

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Big Drop in Home Sales, Surging Mortgage Rates, Tight Supply: The New Dynamics Shaping Up

Big Drop in Home Sales, Surging Mortgage Rates, Tight Supply: The New Dynamics Shaping Up

But wait… Supply suddenly burst from the woodwork when mortgage rates surged before the Housing Bust. And for a reason. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Sales of previously owned houses, condos, and co-ops in December fell by 4.6% month-to-month and by 8.3% year-over-year, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.1 million homes, the National Association of Realtors reported today. It was the fifth month in a […]

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Stocks and Awe: The Federal Reserve Regime Change is Here!

The Everything Bubble is bursting, and the Fed has barely even begun its war on inflation. Many top stocks are already in their own bear markets. Nvidia, way off its game, has lost 25% of its value from its last high score. The ridiculously skyrocketing Tesla has plunged back toward earth’s gravity on a trajectory that has lost 28% of its high-orbit altitude. Facebook (now […]

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Our Plastic World

Our plastic world

2022.01.20 Think about this: Every time you buy a soft drink that comes with a plastic straw, and toss it into the garbage, you are contributing to the global plastic pollution problem. The same goes for hundreds, maybe thousands of other single-use plastics, including ubiquitous food packaging, take-out containers & cutlery, coffee cups with plastic lids, water bottles, shopping bags, and throw-away plastic covers like […]

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Big Pharma S Siege Of America

Big Pharma’s Siege of America

Remember this time last year when the vax bandwagon really got rolling? The vax had been announced in November 2020 and was fast-tracked through the approval process (on an experimental basis at the time). But it took a while to get to doses shipped and distributed and for people to become aware of where they could get it. That played out over December 2020, but […]

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Will 2022 Be “The Year of Sound Money” in the States?

Last year was a good year for state-level sound money legislation across the United States. 2022 could be even better. Building on the success enjoyed by sound money advocates in Arkansas and Ohio last year, more than a half dozen states are now considering legislation that rolls back discriminatory taxes and regulations on the sale, use, and purchase of gold and silver. More States Are […]

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