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One Man’s Opinion: Science Tells Us This Is All True

By Simon Black On April 30, 1934, under pressure from Italian-American lobby groups, the United States Congress passed a law enshrining Columbus Day as a national holiday. President Franklin Roosevelt quickly signed the bill into law, and the very first … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: The US Government Lost Nearly $1 Trillion In FY2017. Again.

By Simon Black There was a time, centuries ago, that France was the dominant superpower in the world. They had it all. Overseas colonies. An enormous military. Social welfare programs like public hospitals and beautiful monuments. Most of it was … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: China Catalyst To Send Gold Over $10,000 Per Ounce?

By GoldCore Jim Rickards is on record forecasting $10,000 gold. But is China about to provide the catalyst to send gold even higher? And by how much? Today, we fare forth in the spirit of speculation… follow facts down strange … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: QE Unwind Starts Oct. 1. Rate Hike In Dec. Low Inflation, No Problem.

By Wolf Richter The two-day meeting of the FOMC ended on Wednesday with a momentous announcement that has been telegraphed for months: the QE unwind begins October 1. It marks the end of an era. The unwind will proceed at the pace … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Today The Music Stops

By Simon Black Today’s the day. After months of preparing financial markets for this news, the Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce that it will finally begin shrinking its $4.5 trillion balance sheet. I know, that probably sound reeeeally … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: The Trouble With Asset Bubbles: If You Stop Pumping, They Pop

By Charles Hugh Smith The trouble with inflating asset bubbles is that you have to keep inflating them or they pop. Unfortunately for the bubble-blowing central banks, asset bubbles are a double-bind: you cannot inflate assets forever. At some unpredictable … Continue reading

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