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Moscow Update: Gold During the Crisis

Have Russians turned into hard money enthusiasts? The majority of Russians have a savings-oriented mentality, so gold would fit rather snugly into their financial frame of reference. It’s time for Russians, Americans & everyone else to wake up, face up to the dangers of statist debauchery & prepare ourselves for the hard times to come!

On The Verge Of Next Economic Crisis, 62% Americans Living Paycheck To Paycheck

Nearly two-thirds of all Americans are completely & totally unprepared for the next economic crisis. That essentially means that 62% of the people in the U.S. do not have an emergency fund. Even after the extremely bitter financial lessons that millions of Americans learned during the last recession, most still choose to live on the edge.

How Debt Was Used to Create the Biggest Financial Heist in History

Experts have come up with various reasons behind the financial crisis. Some feel the crisis was because Wall Street was greedy. But then the question to ask is: When was Wall Street not greedy & so why didn’t financial crises happen all the time? Its because never before in history have the entire world’s finances been so distorted by debt.

Does This Look Like A Housing Recovery To You?

The chart that you are about to view is clear evidence that we are in the midst of a long-term economic decline. It shows what has happened to the homeownership rate in the U.S. since the year 2000, and as you can see it has been collapsing since the peak of the housing market back in 2007. Does this look like a housing recovery to you?

12 Charts That Show Permanent Damage Done To US Economy

Here are 12 economic charts that show we are in much worse shape than we were 5 or 10 years ago. Long-term problems that are eating away at the foundations of the US economy like cancer have not been fixed. Many of them continue to get even worse. Sadly, most Americans will continue to deny the truth until it is far too late.

Physical Gold Investment: The United States Ranks Worst In The World

The big three winners of increased physical gold investment from 2008 to 2013 are Turkey (+45 mt), India (+101 mt) and China (+333 mt). The United States wins the BRAIN-DEAD GOLD AWARD in the world for being the only country-region that stated a decline (-12mt) in overall physical gold investment during this same time period.

U.S. Government Is Borrowing About 8 Trillion Dollars A Year

A lot of money on interest payments is saved by borrowing over shorter time frames. This strategy has indeed saved the US federal government hundreds of billions of dollars in interest payments, but it has also created a situation where the federal government must borrow about 8 trillion dollars a year – JUST to keep up with the game.

Low Prices Are NOT The Reason To Own Gold And Silver

If you think the reasons for owning physical gold and silver are based on number of coin sales, ratio of paper demand per physical ounce, how many tonnes China, Russia, India, Turkey & others own is why you should hold either, think again. With the coming unavoidable events, if you do not have gold or silver, you got nothing.

Why The Bubble Of False Prosperity In US Economy May Be About To Burst

There is no way that this bubble of false prosperity in US economy was going to last forever. It was just based on a pyramid of debt & false promises. The global financial system is in far worse condition than it was just prior to the financial crisis of 2008. Here are 14 reasons why the bubble of false prosperity may be about to burst.

Deadbeat Nation: A Shocking 77 Million Americans Face Debt Collectors

A new research says about 77 million – a stunning number, Americans have a debt in collections. But how is it possible that tens of millions of Americans are in such dire straits? Wages have barely kept up with inflation during the 5 year recovery, as per Labor Department figures. But.. recovery? And consumer confidence at 2007 highs?

Full-Time Pain: Most Americans "Wouldn't Call This A Recovery"

Most people will have the impression that the 288,000 jobs created last month were full-time. Not so. And more directly, “most Americans wouldn’t call this an economic recovery.” There are 48 million people in the U.S. in low-wage jobs, resulting, as Mort Zuckerman concludes, “Faith in the American dream is eroding fast.”

How Government Forces the Poor Into Black Markets

The fact that cash enables black market transactions is one of its greatest benefits to the poor & undercapitalized. The poor cannot afford to navigate regulatory thickets & the choice then, is to set up an informal, cash-based business, or none at all. Without government who would harass small business? Government definitely built that.

The Fed Misrepresenting Inflation to Justify Inept Policy

The central banks need to downplay inflation, under-report it, and find metrics that support their case of low levels of inflation in the economy. They are talking their proverbial book, justifying their policies of the last five years, and even their existence as a necessary function in the economic wheel.

United States Of Debt: Total US Debt Hits A New Record Of Nearly $60 Trillion

What would you say if I told you that Americans are nearly 60 TRILLION dollars in debt? When you total up all forms of debt including government debt, business debt, mortgage debt and consumer debt, the U.S. is in 59.4 trillion dollars in debt. And most of this debt has been accumulated in recent decades.

Has The Next Recession Already Begun For America’s Middle Class?

In most of the cities in the nation except in a very few, evidence continues to mount that the next recession has already begun for the poor and the middle class. Unless the employment situation in the U.S. starts to turn around, there does not seem to be much hope that the middle class will recover any time soon.

US Exports 128 Tons Of Gold In Jan, Feb 2014 - Supply Deficit Increases

Not only did the United States export 128 metric tons of gold in the first two months of the year, its supply deficit continues to increase. Hong Kong and Switzerland imported 105 mt of gold in the same period. The overwhelming majority of U.S. gold exports are heading to Asia, India and the Middle East.

Real Unemployment Rate: In 20% Of American Families, EVERYONE Is Unemployed

According to shocking new numbers that were just released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20% of American families do not have a single person that is working. So when someone (especially the Fed) tries to tell you that the unemployment rate in the United States is about 7%, you should just laugh.

Look At These 17 Facts Before You Believe The US Economy Is Just Fine

No, the economy is most definitely not “recovering”. Despite what you may hear from the politicians and from the mainstream media, the truth is that the U.S. economy is in far worse shape than it was prior to the last recession. This current bubble of false stability will soon burst, and then the real pain will begin.

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