The Markets Are Grasping at Straws

Despite the fact that the S&P 500 is up 9% year-to-date, investors haven't had much joy over the past few months. Case in point, the benchmark index is up only half-a-percent since mid-July. That's the kind of underperformance that makes people wonder. The smart money could get cold feet, and pull out of the markets.…

The Economic Collapse

This Will Unfold Slowly… Until the Day it Doesn’t Dear Reader, In the business of research and publishing, I do a lot of reading. In 2016, I’ve come across many of the 2016 election headlines, and even I am surprised by just how over-the-top the media has been in supporting the coronation of Hillary Clinton…

This TRUMPS All Others

A Bubble Burst to Trump All Others Dear Reader, It’s incredible when you think about the bubble we are in, where all aspects of our economy are nothing more than an illusion. It wouldn’t take much to prick this bubble, which is what makes it so risky to the entire global economy. And this is…

This is Going to Happen…

Seek and You Shall Find Dear Reader, This week has been a volatile one, to say the least. The British pound was pounded down 6% overnight. Oddly enough, it happened at the most illiquid time of the day. Most of these losses have been recouped, but it was a stunning sight to see, as this…

What the Hell Happened Yesterday…

Gold and Silver Smash Down Dear Reader, Yesterday, over 1,000 tonnes of “paper” gold sold into the market aggressively. In our opinion, yesterday was a coordinated takedown of the metals… The sell orders flooded into the market as soon as London opened for no real specific reason. With the Chinese on holiday until Sunday, the…

The S&P 500 is Slowly Creeping Towards Irrelevancy

It's been a remarkably news-rich cycle this past week. First and foremost, we had the first presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton. Later on, we heard that OPEC has agreed to an oil production cut. Last Friday, the White House approved sales of currently-deployed fighter jets to three Persian Gulf nations.…

It’s a Bloody Shame What Wells Fargo Did

Conspiracy theorists are often derided by the mainstream as "kooks" who have no framework of reality. This is especially true when the conspiracy involves a wide-reaching, international cartel. Yet what Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) did essentially confirmed all the suspicions people — whether conspiracy theorists or not — have about big banking. It also…

3 Stocks to Consider Buying Today…

Dear Reader, With a very volatile precious metal market, especially in the shares, many have wondered this past month if the bull market has already ended. In early August, we warned of a private placement headwind that could last into October… Just ten days ago, we publicly stated that the gut-wrenching correction is over and…

Your Big Plan

Dear Members, We’re constantly being approached by our members looking for elaborate financial plans. One which entails precision, and a complicated sub-set of know how instructions to attain one’s dreams, financial objectives, and goals. In our experience, those that need the leather 1,500 page binder to achieve the financial success they are looking for will…