economy


“Something” Just Happened! China’s Gold Stocks, Dumping of US Treasuries, Quantitative Tightening (QT), Oil Markets

By Bill Holter Global Research September 2, 2015   “Something” Just Happened! China’s Gold Stocks, Dumping of US Treasuries, Quantitative Tightening (QT), Oil Markets   “Something” happened three weeks ago. While we cannot be sure “what” exactly happened, we can speculate. We have many dots and lots of data points to help us but first it […]

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Not a Good Year (according to the Chinese Calendar)

Beijing Bingo

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com August 30, 2015   Beijing Bingo     My father, a New York financier, used to call dubious stocks or bonds,  “Chinese paper.”   Last week, we saw a blizzard of  Chinese paper, both in China and around the world. As manager of a sizeable investment portfolio (an unwelcome second job from […]


Is the Fed Necessary?

By Jim DeMint The Daily Signal August 30, 2015   Is the Fed Necessary?     The Federal Reserve opened its annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo., Thursday. Its experts have assembled to discuss “inflation dynamics.” Concurrently, another group of economists and financial experts is meeting just down the road.  They’re discussing monetary policy, as […]

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Capture Theory: Republicans, Democrats, and the Triumph of Totalitarianism in America

By William L. Anderson LewRockwell.com August 27, 2015   Capture Theory: Republicans, Democrats, and the Triumph of Totalitarianism in America     Scott S. Powell, a fellow of the Discovery Institute, has written an excellent essay on how the radicals of the hard left have captured the Democratic Party. As one whose working colleagues mostly […]