Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

Sprott Money's picture

Ballooning Student Debt Levels will Usher in New QE

Barack Obama default None Reality Student Loans The average American student graduating with a bachelors degree leaves with approximately $28,400 of debt to be repaid over the course of their career. In fact, over 70% of students graduating will be in this position, making it the norm.

Sprout Money's picture

Is The Dollar About To Lose Grip On Commodities And Gold?

Crude Crude Oil Precious Metals Twitter Twitter History never repeats itself, but it always rhymes...

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

The Central Banks Will Not Be Able to Control This

Aussie Carry Trade Central Banks Germany Japan Meltdown Reality The Fed and other Central Banks are trying to maintain the illusion that they have everything in control by talking about interest rates, but the reality is that the US Dollar carry trade is ABOVE $9 trillion in size. That is almost as large as ALL of the money printing that occurred between 2009 and 2013.

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Silver and Gold: Shelter From the Storm

Bond Central Banks ETC Hyperinflation National Debt Recession Sovereign Debt Volatility Yen What storm?  The stock and bond markets in the US are doing great, the media has sold the strong employment story, and all those nasty wars are far, far away.

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Gold Surges – Fed Loses “Patience” and Signals Loose Monetary Policies to Continue

Bond Borrowing Costs BRICs China Consumer Confidence Federal Reserve France Germany India Italy Janet Yellen Monetary Policy Precious Metals recovery Reserve Currency World Bank Many analysts regard this as further evidence that the Fed is caught in a bind. What is yet to be appreciated by most analysts is that it is unlikely that the massively over-leveraged and debt-saturated financial system can weather increases in interest rates.

williambanzai7's picture

GoDZiLLa MeeTS THe DoLLaR...

You have your fear, which might become reality...

Pivotfarm's picture

Biggest Stock Market Scams in History – Part I

Barry Minkow Bernard Madoff Bond Corruption FBI Free Money Gambling Insider Trading Japan NASDAQ Nikkei Racketeering Securities and Exchange Commission Yen A wicked web of deceit, with just a good measure of theft and forgery thrown in for old time’s sake!

EconMatters's picture

The 5 Most Crowded Trades on Wall Street: Part 3

Apple Bond Borrowing Costs Exxon Natural Gas Rude Awakening Twitter Twitter Utilities have always been attractive yield plays for conservative investors, but natural gas prices are low and margins are not that great for the industry.

George Washington's picture

Police Frame Innocent People

Corruption Florida India New York Times Documented Corruption In Law Enforcement

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

Greece is Just the Tip of the Iceberg for the $100 Trillion Bond Bubble

Bond default fixed France Greece Italy LTRO Reality Sovereign Debt This is why the Greek debt crisis continues without end. The minute Greek bondholders have to take a REAL haircut, the wheels come off the EU and the $100 trillion bond bubble finally blows up.  

GoldCore's picture

Gold Price to Double to Over $2,400 Per Ounce - Demand in Asia to Double in “Asian Century”

Central Banks China Dubai European Central Bank Federal Reserve India Japan Precious Metals Reuters “Most of the time you don’t want to pay for it. But if you need it, you’re glad you have it ...”

williambanzai7's picture


Up, up and away...

Sprott Money's picture

Dr. Mark Skousen: I’ve Been Fighting a Battle Against these Ideas – the ‘Paradox of Thrift’ is a Myth (Sprott`s Thoughts)

Government Stimulus Insurance Companies Japan Krugman Las Vegas Milton Friedman New York Times Paul Krugman Precious Metals Robert Shiller Wall Street Journal According to Austrian economists like Dr. Skousen, consumption and consumer spending are not the main drivers of economic growth. What really drives an economy are investments and innovation from businesses.

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