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The World’s Largest Subprime Debtor: The US Government

Six years ago financial institutions were demonized as subprime borrowers who could not repay their loans. If the federal government turns out to be just another subprime debtor, we should expect the blame to be placed on the Federal Reserve for fostering such a situation and allowing it to persist for so long.

The Housing Bubble's Silver Lining

All bubbles eventually pop–not just in housing, but in tech employment, and every other bubble in which the participants are absolutely confident that the bubble is not a bubble and the good times will roll essentially forever. If we’re left with some renovated buildings and new shelter in practical locales, we can count our blessings.

This Gold Sell-off is a Normal Event in this Market

Right now, you are seeing gold being crowded out, because the returns from other assets such as stocks look more attractive. But the way I look at this nearly ‘free’ capital is ultimately good for gold. It weakens the medium of exchange, the US dollar, in which gold is denominated.

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.

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