John Rubino – Happy Markets in an Unhappy World

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As John Rubino recounts in his latest missive… The old Dickens quote “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” is pretty much always applicable to a world as big and complex as this one. But lately, as the disparity between financial markets (best of [...]

Joe Deaux – Is Yellen Running Out Of Things To Say?

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Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen address last Tuesday to the Senate Banking Committee as part of her semi-annual address to Congress. TheStreet’s Joe Deaux reports from Washington that the Fed head didn’t provide any shocking updates to monetary policy, which is important for investors to know. Additionally she spoke about the [...]

Seth Peretzman – Gold Prices Take July Hit, As Predicted

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Seems like deja’ vu all over.

When Seth Peretzman of Borderless Holdings was last on the show we talked about a mid to late July hit for gold and silver. Sure enough the day he’s scheduled to come back on, a real-time raid drives the price of gold down to $1290 [...]

What’s Next? for July 24th, 2014 – Predicted Late July Raid Happening Now

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Charles Nenner said $1,342 was the peak for gold. Sure enough it hit and it’s been one raid after another. They’ve finally driven it down to $1290 and $1280 and $1260 can’t be too far behind. Let’s see where it stops.

I finally got my wearable wealth 1 ounce gold bracelet. [...]

Gordon T. Long – Call On Next Credit Crisis Coming True

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In our last discussion, Gordon T. Long predicted that another credit crisis was forming. That was nearly two months and sure enough we’re witnessing the start of a sub-prime auto debt bubble. Great call on Gordon’s part. Lately he’s been writing about the stock-buyback bubble. This work is starting to gain [...]

Jason Hartman – Real Estate Investing In Inflationary, Deflationary and Stagflationary Times

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Jason Hartman was with us today discussing the relative performance of real estate during a number of different economic scenarios.

When done properly in the right markets at the right valuations, real estate will protect you whether the economy is inflating, deflating or just stagnant.

See the charts Jason prepared.

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Sandy Botkin – How To Maximize Spousal Social Security

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Sandy Botkin, CPA and attorney talks about how to maximize your spouse’s social security payments. Like everything else the government does, there’s no simple solution. It all depends upon your situation. For some it makes sense to start receiving payments as soon as possible. For others, it makes sense to wait [...]

Arch Crawford – Stock Market Peak Approaching

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Arch Crawford, an FSN regular, uses a combination of technical and astrological charts to track the markets and the economy.

He believes the stock market is very close to a peak. From there, it won’t be pretty. But it will be good for gold and silver, so get ready now.

There’s [...]

Peter Grandich – Measurable Signs of Terrific Speculation

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We caught up with Peter Grandich today.

Peter says there are many signs that speculation has gotten out of hand. Junk bonds and securitized subprime auto loans are out of control. They could be the next bubble to pop. The signs are there. When even a rigged casino starts losing money, [...]

Danielle Park – Risk Versus Reward

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Danielle Park was on today, really on. With all that’s going on in the world, this is a time where people need to be more concerned about return of investment, rather than return on investment. Each day that the bull market continues means that the risk of staying in increases. The [...]

Bob Hoye – Credit Busts Take Time To Work Out

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We talked with market historian and analyst Bob Hoye today.

The key factor to watch now is the further credit deterioration that will take place in the months ahead.

You will witness dollar firming which could be bad for gold and silver in the short term. Expect miners to be taken [...]

What’s Next? for July 22nd, 2014 – The Beginning of the End for Obamacare

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Gold is under selling pressure today but is still above $1300. Silver seems impervious.

Big decision comes down from the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, overturning many of the Obamacare subsidies paid out under a loose interpretation of the law. Right after we recorded it, the 4th Circuit in Richmond Virginia [...]

Turd Ferguson – When In Doubt, Believe No One

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We caught up with Turd Ferguson this morning. Obama says the Russians did it. Putin says the Ukrainians did it. Who are you to believe? When in doubt assume they’re all lying, because you know that they all lie all the time anyway. It’s beginning to look a lot like 1914, [...]

Andrew Hoffman – Is This 1914 All Over Again?

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Manipulation Mondays with Andrew Hoffman. Listen in as we discuss:

It’s the economy stupid; 2.45 on the 10 year bond; Housing starts down 11 percent; Economic data versus reality; Longest string of negative economic surprises since 2008; Negative 2nd quarter gdp fast becoming a reality; China largest ever monthly decline in [...]

David Gurwitz – Cycles Are Proving Correct For Gold Again

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We like to check in with David Gurwitz of Charles Nenner Research regularly since his calls on precious metals have been pretty spot on in recent years. He’s still seeing some down action in gold for July, but then we should see it recover and start a long term up trend. [...]

Alasdair MacLeod – What’s With The Silver Fix?

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GoldMoney’s Alasdair MacLeod joined us today to discuss the impending demise of the London Silver Fix.

Will it force the LBMA to become more transparent and to modernize? Alasdair believes they need to do this to remain the center of the world’s precious metal trade. He also believes that the latest [...]

Ned Schmidt – Gold & Silver: Nothing But Blue Skies Ahead

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Ned Schmidt of The Value View Gold Report sees nothing but blue skies ahead for gold and silver. $22 is the key number for silver and $1385 for gold. Once they pass through those resistance points it’s nothing but blue skies. He thinks the price action this week was healthy as [...]

Bill Holter – New BRICS Bank Is Big

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Bill Holter says the new BRICS Bank is just another nail in the Dollar’s coffin.

It’s half as big as the IMF and it gives countries the ability to escape the dollar and the jurisdiction of the US and the DOJ. The world has had enough of the US, witnessed by [...]

What’s Next? for July 17th, 2014 – PM Raid Ends With A Whimper!

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Gold is up again, and that was before the Malaysian Airliner was shot down over the Ukraine. Talk about Black Swans. Hopefully this won’t lead to something crazy, but who knows?

When sociopaths run the world, you have to expect things like this to happen. What’s going to happen when the [...]

Bix Weir – Is The Silver Fix Fixed?

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We connected with Bix Weir today.

Seems like they’re desperate to find a solution to the vanishing silver fix. Evidently there are billions and perhaps trillions in silver derivative contracts who’s very is existence depends upon the Fix. But nobody is quite sure exactly what to do about it.

Rumors are [...]

Captain Capitalism – Don’t Let The Darkness Get You Down

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Aaron Clarey, a/k/a Captain Capitalism joined us today for an economic review.

By virtually any measure the US economy is heading into or is already in a recession. But you can’t do anything about it, just like you can’t do anything about the Border Crisis or the march towards Socialism. So [...]

What’s Next? for July 16th, 2014 – The PM Raid Continues?

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Gold and silver are up today, does that mean that the raid is over? We can only wait and see. We tend to agree with our friend Turd Ferguson that the goal is to break the trend line at 1280, but perhaps not. Silver is still above $20 and gold has [...]

Dave Franzetta – Learn To Delegate

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Dave Franzetta is an innovative thinker and creative problem solver who developed strong leadership and leadership development capabilities over his thirty-year career.

In his consulting business he finds that many entrepreneurs can’t let go of the reigns enough to delegate less important task, thereby freeing them to concentrate on the important [...]

James Hirsen – Hollywood’s Summer Box-Office Catastrophe

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James Hirsen reports that in terms of box-office performance, summer 2014 is not exactly turning out to be the blockbuster season Hollywood had been hoping for.

The Fourth of July holiday weekend, which is typically a key revenue generating time period for Hollywood, has turned out to be an unmitigated disaster.


Steven John – Life Of An Expat Listener In Mexico

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Steven John left the US for Mexico two years ago. He spends his mornings day trading ETF’s and otherwise enjoying the view of the beach.

There are many benefits to living south of border if you’re ready to make the mental transition.

The taxes are low and so is the cost [...]

What’s Next? for July 15th, 2014 – Real Time Gold Raid Taking Place!

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Just as Charles Nenner predicted, gold hit a high of 1342 and whamo! a raid is well under way. Turd Ferguson thinks that they’re going to take it down between to $1260 to $1280. How long will it stay there? Probably not too long. The demand-supply dynamics favor higher prices. Some [...]

P.J. O’Rourke – You Were Born A Libertarian

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While visiting Freedomfest we were fortunate to interview the acclaimed author P.J. O’Rourke, who’s written 16 books. I remember first reading Parliament of Whores 25 years ago. I knew then that I was experiencing greatness. P.J. has the ability to find humor in almost any subject, whether it’s a brutal war, [...]

Andrew Hoffman – The Latest Precious Metals Raid

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Manipulation Mondays with Andrew Hoffman. Listen in as we discuss:

Humphrey Hawkins metals slam down; Esperito Santos in the toilet and stock down; Real bad economic numbers; Multiple companies came out and said it wasn’t the weather; Japanese machine order number; JOLT survey—employment number; What is really contained; Comments by [...]

John Rubino – They’re Lying to Us, Part 3: The Fake Stock Market

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John Rubino thinks that for the average person trying to decide how to feel about the economy, the single biggest data point is the stock market. When share prices are rising, the implicit message is that finance professionals — who, after all, dedicate their lives to understanding such things and should [...]

Andy Schectman – Gold Price Outlook With A Large Bullion Dealer

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Andy Schectman has been a bullion dealer since 1991.

He’s encouraged by the recent turn around in gold and silver prices. However, he’s wary and wants to see prices advance further. Until then he urges caution, but he believes that you buy when prices are favorable, not when they’re high.

Right [...]