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Exposing The Link Between Monetary Policy And Social Inequality

Our monetary policy direction has been prolonging the slowdown since 2008. The longer we wait, the worse the hit we will take. We are going from one bubble to another and are just postponing the inevitable. Under our current system, which has stripped the working class from their savings, they are exposed to greater risks than ever before.

Worldwide Defaults are Imminent - Would You Prefer Bonds or Gold?

The US owes something like $200 TRILLION if one includes Social Security & other outflows going forward. Some 100 million individuals including young people & seniors are not working in mainstream jobs or not working at all. When the entire world’s financial infrastructure is threatening to implode due to unmanageable debt, what would you rather be holding – gold or bonds?

Oil Bust Spreads: Credit Downgraded Of 11 Texas Towns

The Moody’s ratings have little forward-looking value, and are more a reflection of what the market already knows—that times are tough, and lending in this industry—or within the geographical boundaries of oil-dependent locations—comes at a risk. Moody’s will consider the oil downturn and the ability of each government to adapt in this difficult environment.

Everything You Need To Know About Debt

Debt has become so ingrained in the American lifestyles, it’s borderline impossible to live without a credit card or a loan. What is debt, exactly & does it have a limit? How big is the debt & why do we have so much? While debt may seem like an abstract concept, when the federal debt is exceptionally high, the consequences are very real. Here are the answers.

Goldman Sachs Warns “Too Much Debt” Threatens World Economy

Andrew Wilson, Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s chief executive in Europe said, “There is too much debt and this represents a risk to economies. Consequently, there is a clear need to generate growth to work that debt off but, as demographics change, new ways of thinking at a policy level are required to do this.”

Beware the Money Illusion Coming to Destroy Your Wealth

The money illusion is a tendency of individuals to confuse real and nominal prices. The impact of money illusion is not limited to wages and prices. Central bankers use money illusion to transfer wealth from you — a saver and investor — to debtors. They do this when the economy isn’t growing because there’s too much debt.

Why Rick Rule Says ‘Anti - Gold Investors Will be Destroyed’

It won’t be long before investors begin to slow down their bond purchases, as they see their purchasing power erode. They will look at other investments to help them avoid that guaranteed loss. Anti-gold investors may once again witness gold shining on through the resulting calamity.

US now Spending 26% of available Tax Revenue just to pay Interest

In Fiscal Year 2013, the US collected $2.49 trillion in tax revenue & after deducting payroll tax of $891 billion (tied directly to funding Social Security & Medicare), had $1.599 trillion available to pay for its operations & total US interest payments were a whopping $415 billion – That’s Approximately 26%

Will The Fed's Massive Money Creation End In Inflation Or Depression?

The Fed’s massive money creation could go either way, which is potentially confusing. Till it stokes demand, it could lead to inflation. If it increases an already heavy debt burden, it could lead to recession, joblessness, and depression. Or it could lead first to the one and then to the other.

Greater Reasons Than Just Demand For Owning Gold And Silver

Here is some very cogent rationale for owning gold and silver. None pertain to the ever-ending reasons that demonstrate great demand. Also none of the reasons from 2013 to own physical gold and silver have changed. In fact, they have increased.

Big Trouble: China Might Face Credit Losses Of As Much As $3 Trillion

China’s lending spree has created a debt burden similar in magnitude to the one that pushed Asian nations into crisis in the late 1990s. How much longer can China keep sweeping the hundreds of billions of discharged, bad loans under the carpet and pretend everything is fine.

Debt - The Real "Pin" That Could Pop the Stock Bubble

How bad is the global debt picture? It’s frighteningly bad – Aggregate net government debt in the world is expected to rise by 62% from $26 trillion in 2008 to $42 trillion in 2013 & U.S. accounts for 42% of the increase in global debt.

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