Why It’s Going To Be A Whole Lot Worse Than In The 1930s

As Mike Maloney forecast in the mid-2000s, the roller-coaster ride continues in world markets and economies. His – so far – spot on projection that “first the threat of deflation (1), followed by a helicopter drop (2), followed by big reflation (3), fo… [...]

Russell Napier: "We Are On The Eve Of A Deflationary Shock "

In the aftermath of Ray Dalio’s conversion to an inflationista earlier this year (even if he has since once again been pushing a deflationary agenda when he once again went long Treasurys in late September as Zero Hedge reported previously), which prom… [...]

Guest Post: Inflation, Shortages, And Social Democracy In Venezuela

Submitted by Matt McCaffrey via the Ludwig von Mises Institute, The economic turmoil in Venezuela has received increasing international media attention over the past few months. In September, the toilet paper shortage (which followed food shortages and… [...]

Venezuela Denies Goldman’s Gold Deal As Inflation Tops 54%

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,241.75, EUR 913.11 and GBP 760.45 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,250.75, EUR 923.88 and GBP 773.69 per ounce. Gold fell $4.10 or 0.33% yesterday, closing at $1,236.33/oz. Silver slid $0.17 or 0.86% closing at $19.6… [...]

Larry Summers: "History Will Overwhelmingly Approve QE"

For anyone who still suggests, incorrectly, that Larry Summers was the “wrong” choice for Fed Chairman just because he would promptly end QE the second he was elected as the erroneous popular meme goes, we have one soundbite from his recent Bloomberg T… [...]

90 Years Ago: The End Of German Hyperinflation

Submitted by Thorsten Polleit of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, On 15 November 1923 decisive steps were taken to end the nightmare of hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic: The Reichsbank, the German central bank, stopped monetizing government debt, a… [...]

What An Ex-FOMC Governor Really Wants To Tell You About The Fed

Submitted by F.F.Wiley of Cyniconomics blog, Hunting season is off to a good start this week, and I’m not just talking about deer hunting. It seems that former Fed officials declared open season on their ex-colleagues. First, Andrew Huszar, who o… [...]

Larry Kotlikoff Asks "Is Hyperinflation Around The Corner?

Authored by Lawrence Kotlikoff, via Yahoo Exchange blog, In his parting act, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has decided to continue printing some $85 billion per month (6% of GDP per year) and spend those dollars on government bonds and, in the … [...]

Guest Post: Is America Being Deliberately Pushed Toward Civil War?

Submitted by Brandon Smith of Alt-Market blog, In 2009, Jim Rickards, a lawyer, investment banker and adviser on capital markets to the Director of National Intelligence and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, participated in a secret war game spon… [...]

Mike Maloney’s Top 10 Reasons To Buy Gold & Silver

As Mike "Hidden Secrets Of Money" Maloney has said many times before, the economic crisis of 2008 was only a speed bump on the way to the main event.  He believes that before the end of this decade there will be an economic crisis so his… [...]