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Bill Blain: "Take The Red Pill, And Let’s See How Deep This Rabbit Hole Takes Us"

"The bottom line is yesterday’s slight bounce back in what remain Risk-Off markets feel about as solidly supported as an alligator in the Washington Mirror Pond.If there is a theme to what’s really going on, its “tedious inevitability.” So, with due respect, “bear” with me (geddit? see what I did there?). Take the Red Pill, and let’s see how deep this Rabbit Hole takes us. "

Doug Casey On The Opioid Crisis

"The government learned absolutely nothing from the failure of alcohol prohibition. What they’re doing with drugs makes an occasional, trivial problem into a national catastrophe..."

It's Time To Become Your Own Banker, Here's How

"Any basic retail function of a bank - deposits, loans, foreign exchange, funds transfers - can already be done better, faster, and cheaper outside of the banking system. So, long-term, the banks are finished. But for now, it makes sense for anyone who truly understands this scam to become your own banker..."

Bill Blain: "What's Going On In Equity Markets Should Serve As Something Of A Warning"

Most of the recent gains have been concentrated in a very small number of the mega-cap tech stocks – Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon. Despite the absence of any real selling pressure (yet!), the rest of stocks are struggling to keep up the momentum. A handful of mega-cap stocks are masking underlying weakness. Near 1/3 of the rest of the SPX are in bear phase.

Frontrunning: April 13

  • Trump comments trigger U.S. dollar, bond yield slide (Reuters)
  • N. Korea Nuclear Test Could Come Saturday or Sooner, Sources Say (VoA)
  • Fear Is Creeping Back Into Markets (BBG)
  • Trump Liking Yellen Ignites Prospects for Fed Policy Continuity (BBG)
  • CEOs gaining power in Trump’s White House (Politico)
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Gold up 8%, silver up 14%, palladium up 17.7% and platinum up 5.2% In Q1 (Must see charts and tables). Silver best performing currency in quarter. Five best performing currencies in Q1 are in order – silver, bitcoin, Mexican peso, Russian ruble and gold