Sunday , 26 February 2017


Economy

Bubble Markets Will Continue Until Investor/Consumer Confidence Collapses

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The continuing support for these bubble markets is shocking to a thinking person, but it reveals that MOST leaders/administrators/traders/investors do not think. What is happening today could be reported as dire/ominous to a person of discernment and understanding…but to financial administrators and political leaders who need pumped-up markets to prevent chaos this mindset is unlikely to change.

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Upcoming Market Possibilities & How Gold May Figure In Them

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In a conversation posted at You Tube, GoldMoney's brain trust -- founder James Turk, CEO Roy Sebag, research chief Alasdair Macleod, and Vice President John Butler -- discuss the market possibilities for the new year and how gold may figure in them. They seem to agree that big changes are in the air.

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Hyperinflation In The U.S. — A Real Or Imagined Threat?

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After seeing the latest string of events unfold right before our eyes, many are openly pondering whether we may see hyperinflation hit the US shores. Rather than ponder Trump’s latest executive orders or over the top pronouncements, let us first look at what hyperinflation is and how it works.

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Inflation: What Is It? What Isn’t? Who’s Responsible For It?

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Inflation is the debasement of money by the government. PERIOD. It is NOT a general increase in the level of prices for goods and services. These statements are critical to an understanding and correct interpretation of events which are happening today - or expected to happen - that are casually attributable to inflation. Let's go one step further as to what inflation is, what it isn't and who's responsible for it.

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History Strongly Suggests Tax Cuts Would Revive GDP & Fuel Market Gains

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...According to Bloomberg ("White House: Cohn-Led Tax Plan is Real and it's Phenomenal," February 10, 2017), Trump's tax plan, to be released in two or three weeks, will be "the most comprehensive business and individual tax overhaul since 1986." That's saying something, since the landmark 1986 tax bill cut many deductions and reduced the top rate to 28% for the rich, 15% for the middle class, and 0% for the poor.

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Corporate Earnings Trump Politics

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No matter what the Trump Administration and its many critics keep throwing at us, the market usually focuses more on corporate earnings than politics. Since we are in the middle of earnings season, stocks with strong sales, earnings, and forward guidance will likely continue to lead the market.

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