Archives for November, 2013

How to Avoid Second Passport Scams and Traps

It’s a predictable reaction that a government in need of cash will turn to destructive measures, such as currency creation and increasing taxes and regulations. Unfortunately, those measures are just the hors d’oeuvres before a 10 course meal. As they become progressively more desperate, governments throughout history and all around the world have always turned […]

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Outside the Box: The Language of Inflation

  My good friend Dylan Grice takes a very interesting tack in the latest issue of his Edelweiss Journal, today’s Outside the Box. Rather than attacking our macroeconomic problems directly with economic tools, he approaches them from the point of view of what he calls a “subtle but significant devaluation of language.” Now, you might […]

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Outside the Box: The Language of Inflation

  My good friend Dylan Grice takes a very interesting tack in the latest issue of his Edelweiss Journal, today’s Outside the Box. Rather than attacking our macroeconomic problems directly with economic tools, he approaches them from the point of view of what he calls a “subtle but significant devaluation of language.” Now, you might […]

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Thoughts from the Frontline: What Would Yellen Do?

  The US Senate Banking Committee will hold hearings on Thursday, November 14, on the nomination of Janet Yellen for Federal Reserve chair. There will be the usual softball questions, for example, “Do you think high unemployment is a problem in the United States and if so what do you intend to do about it?” […]

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Picking Winners in a Field of Losers

The airline tried to zap us with an overweight luggage fee on our flight home from the Casey Summit in Tucson. I was toting piles of notes and ideas to share with our readers, and I had to open two suitcases for the whole world to see. Your 73-year-old scribe was on his hands and […]

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Doug Casey in Cyprus: Crisis Investing in Action

Stocks in Cyprus Are Down 98%—Time to Start Edging In? Readers who have been with us for a while know that I’ve been hinting at the project Doug Casey and I have been working on in Cyprus for a while now. It’s a project that dovetails perfectly with Doug’s unique expertise. Now is the time […]

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The Downturn in the Spot Gold Price

By Robert Ross, Hard Assets Alliance Senior Analyst Grant Williams, chief investment strategist for Mauldin Economics’ Bull’s Eye Investor, recently published a piece in his weekly newsletter Things That Make You Go Hmmm… that I thought loyal Hard Assets Alliance readers would find very interesting. At its core, the article gives a different take on […]

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America—the Next Big Contender in LNG Exports?

Just a few years ago, pundits claimed that the US would be a major LNG importer—now they’re saying the US will be a major exporter. The truth, says Casey Chief Energy Investment Strategist Marin Katusa in an RT interview, lies somewhere in between. Compared to its global competitors, says Marin, “America is a bit behind […]

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The Biggest Fear in Retirement, and the Golden Solution

An interview with Dennis Miller of Miller’s Money Forever, by Jeff Clark We get a lot of questions from readers about what role precious metals should play in retirement planning, so we figured, who better to ask than our own Dennis Miller, editor of Miller’s Money Forever. In the following interview, Dennis talks about how […]

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Exit Strategy… What Exit Strategy?

Crash Course creator Chris Martenson explains why it’s easier to start than to stop quantitative easing: “A lot of what we hear is the Fed’s exit strategy … what most people don’t know is that this thing doesn’t work in reverse very well at all.” In this excellent interview with RT, Martenson explains why Bernanke […]

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