Gold: Come On, Admit It - You Want Own It

"In this world of bat-shit-crazy central bank policies, a smidgen of the asset that has maintained its status as a store of value for thousands of years seems prudent."

  • Jul 25, 2018 6:35 PM

Frontrunning: May 29

  • Italy Sparks Global Fear of Fresh Euro Crisis (WSJ)
  • Brazil Truckers Strike to Cost Government $2.6 Billion Through End of Year (WSJ)
  • Oil Drops After Saudi-Russia Output Revival Plan Rattles Traders (BBG)
  • Kim Jong Un Sends Right-Hand Man to U.S. for Pre-Summit Talks (BBG)
  • May 29, 2018 8:46 AM

Jim Kunstler Warns "An Unspooling Has Begun"

"With spring, things come unstuck; an unspooling has begun... There is plenty of dysfunction in plain sight to suggest that the financial markets can’t bear the strain of unreality anymore. "

  • Mar 23, 2018 2:25 PM

On Tuesday, February 5th, the Chairmen of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) testified before the U. S. Senate banking committee regarding regulation of cryptocurrency trading. Both agencies have recently brought major cases against, and issued cease-and-desist orders to multi-million dollar operations.