Is it even plausible that China would go all nuke on the U.S. over Taiwan?
As a diversification, art has some merit but only as a small part of an overall portfolio. For those of us who cannot afford a Picasso - as the great heritage of western art continues to be shuttered away in private Xanadus - gold remains an accessible and ideal store of value.
BANZAI7 FOOD AND BEVERAGE WARNING
Why Are Domestic Law Enforcement More Heavily Armed than Our Soldiers?
Put another way, the amount of high quality collateral backstopping this mess has shrunken dramatically. On top of this, traders have been piling into sovereign bonds in anticipation of various QE programs, forcing yields to multi-decade if not multi-century lows.
Yes Sir your Royal Highness...
He has previously advised to act as your own own central bank and buy physical precious metals as a hedge against currency depreciation and geopolitical crises. Faber believes that storing gold in Singapore is the safest way to own gold today.
Very rarely, if ever, is there a failure of regulators, a failure of central bankers, a failure of commercial bankers, failures on the war on drugs, failures in military wars, etc. because all of these institutions and people deliberately plan, execute and achieve exactly what they intend to accomplish.
How five investment themes will evolve in the week ahead.
Capital controls are in place...
Merkel's a butch of a chick...
So on Monday? He refused to nail down a day. But Germany is ready.
The next time something breaks in the financial system… it won’t be just individual banks going belly up. It will be entire countries. What’s happened in Cyprus and Greece is coming to your neighborhood… wherever you are.
Why "industry standard," together with "standard procedure" are probably two of the most overused phrases in business