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2013-01-19 Questioning Newtown (VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED)
Many inconsistencies in the official account of the Newtown, Connecticut elementary-school shooting have been noticed by observers outside the mainstream media circuit.  As these events are being utilized as the primary justification for many ne - Click for more...
2013-01-16 Germany Recalls Gold from NY Fed & Paris
Germany Repatriating Gold From NY, Paris 'In Case Of A Currency Crisis' Germany’s central bank  announced Wednesday it will repatriate gold reserves h - Click for more...
2012-11-26 $16 Trillion Debt is Just the Beginning
An excellent analysis of the real problems with the US Budget...online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323353204578127374039087636.html - Click for more...
2012-09-29 Subprime Student Loans: $120 Billion in Default
The Next Subprime Crisis Is Here: Over $120 Billion In Federal Student Loans In Default  Whereas earlier today we presented one of the most exhaustive presentations on the state of the student debt bubbl - Click for more...
2012-09-27 False-Flag Attack Planned to Start War With Iran?
 Will Israel Blow Up Something and Falsely Blame It On Iran?According to U.S. officials [10], Israel is training and supporting Iranian terrorists [11] who are trying to topple the Iranian government. Those Israeli-funded terrorists have faked d - Click for more...
2012-09-27 "Romney is Running an Incompetent Campaign"
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney should run against the press as well as Barack ObamaRomney Won’t Challenge Liberal Media Bias Longtime Democratic political operative and pollster Pat Caddell told the AIM “ObamaNation: A Day of Tru - Click for more...
2012-09-22 Monopoly on Presidential Debates Challenged
Third Party Candidate – Who Is On the Ballot In All 50 States – Files Lawsuit Demanding Inclusion in Presidential DebatesPosted on September 22, 2012 by WashingtonsBlogAlleges Anti-Trust Violation By Democratic and Republican PartiesThe A - Click for more...
2012-08-16 No Criminal Case Is Likely in Loss at MF Global
No Criminal Case Is Likely in Loss at MF GlobalBy AZAM AHMED and BEN PROTESS A criminal investigation into the collapse of the brokerage firm MF Global and the disappearance of about $1 billion in customer money is now heading into its final stage - Click for more...
2012-08-16 No One Will Charged With a Crime for the MF Global Collapse
Authorities are winding down their criminal investigation of the failed brokarage firm, MF Global, and despite the lack of oversight and the loss of more than $1 billion in customer funds, it now seems unlikely that anyone at the firm will face& - Click for more...
2011-12-27 China Central Bank To Increase Gold Holdings
Nation urged to increase holdings of gold Gold displayed at a shop in Shanghai. As of December, China ranked sixth worldwide in gold holdings, with about 1,054 tons, says a report released by the World Gold Council. Provided to China Daily  - Click for more...
2011-11-30 Q3 Growth Revised Down 20%
Productivity Weaker Than Thought, Wages Slip- The rebound in U.S. nonfarm productivity growth was not as strong as previously estimated in the third quarter, while wages declined for two straight quarters, supporting the Federal Reserve's views of - Click for more...
2011-11-29 Thirty-seven of World's Largest Banks Downgraded by S&P
S&P Downgrades Dozens of Global Banks - November 29, 2011 - Standard & Poor’s on Tuesday cut its credit ratings for many of the world’s largest banks, including Citigroup (NYSE: C), Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) and Bank of Ameri - Click for more...
2011-11-28 Bloomberg: $7.77 Trillion From Fed to Banks!
Secret Fed Loans Helped Banks Net $13 Billion- The Federal Reserve and the big banks fought for more than two years to keep details of the largest bailout in U.S. history a secret. Now, the rest of the world can see what it was missing.The - Click for more...
2011-11-21 How Gold Performed in 2011 (From $1400 to $1900!)
Monday, November 21, 2011 For thousands of years, mankind has been charmed by gold, and the desire to own it has led to fervent gold rushes, dastardly deeds and greed-driven wars - Click for more...
2011-11-21 Central Banks Purchase 556% More Gold in 2011, vs 2010
Gold Demand Increases As Central Bank Purchases Jump 556%-November 18 2011- Despite record high nominal prices and bubble claims, demand for gold continues to grow.  In its most recent Gold Demand Trends report, the World Gold Counci - Click for more...
2011-11-21 Anger Mounts as MF Global Clients See $3 Billion Still Stuck
– Sun, 20 Nov, 2011 -NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three weeks after MF Global's collapsed, furious former customers are still fighting for access to billions of dollars as they question why as much as two-thirds of their money is still stuck.While - Click for more...
2011-11-18 "Going Galt"- The MF Global Fraud
‘Going Galt’: Hedge Broker Shuts Down Firm With Chilling Letter About the Market--Ann Barnhardt describes herself as a an “an old-school commercial hedge broker specializing in CATTLE and GRAIN.” And she just shut down her b - Click for more...
Gold Prices Adjust as Investors Brace for Results of Greek Default
October 4, 2011Gold prices fell as panicking investors Tuesday prepared for results of a Greek default -- damage to European banks and falling business activity on the continent and perhaps the U.S. -- by dumping stocks, abandoning the euro and buyin - Click for more...
Investors Sell Gold to Cover Losses in Other Assets
October 4, 2011Gold fell for the first time in three sessions as some investors sold the metal to cover losses in other assets.The euro touched the lowest level in more than a decade against the yen after European governments signaled bondholders may - Click for more...
Gold, Silver Shine: Is "Smart Money" Turning Bullish Again?
 October 3, 2011More turmoil in Europe over the ongoing debt crisis led investors Monday back into gold and silver ETFs. But will two-days of positive gains be enough to convince traders that a bottom is near after September’s nasty sell-o - Click for more...
Gold rises as consumer confidence weakens
AP -- Gold prices rose 2 percent Tuesday as consumer confidence fell on both sides of the Atlantic.Two independent reports concluded Americans and Europeans are worried about jobs, volatility in the financial markets and economic growth. Investors te - Click for more...
2011-08-31 Four Reasons Gold Remains a Safe Haven
NEW YORK (TheStreet ) -- Gold is still a safe haven for investors, it's just taking on a new look that some may find uncomfortable -- volatility.Gold prices have had a turbulent summer -- rallying more than $350 in 4 months to then fall 11% from thei - Click for more...
Gold Prices Rally After Bernanke Hints at Stimulus
NEW YORK (TheStreet ) -- Gold prices were staging a rally, shrugging off an almost three-day selloff, after Ben Bernanke left the door open for more monetary easing..Gold for December delivery was adding $20.70 to $1,783.90 an ounce at the Comex divi - Click for more...
Gold Bruised But Bullish
By John Dobosz, Forbes StaffGold has taken two days of body blows but the bull still breathes.  After peaking briefly above $1,900 per ounce on Monday and Tuesday, the price of gold on Wednesday accelerated its slide that began the day before.Sp - Click for more...
Standard & Poor's Downgrades Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The city of Los Angeles will no longer hire Standard & Poor's to rate its $7 billion general investment pool because the firm recently downgraded the city's portfolio from AAA to AA.Interim Treasurer Steve Ongele says the city - Click for more...
Obama job rating sinks below 40% for first time
President Obama's summer woes have dragged his approval rating to an all-time low, sinking below 40% for the first time in Gallup's daily tracking poll.  New data posted Sunday shows that 39% of Americans approve of Obama's job performance, whil - Click for more...
2011-08-15 "Dead" for 40 Years: The Gold Standard Is Back
With a De-Facto Gold Standard in Place...Is It Time For Bretton Woods 2.0?  - In the aftermath of World War II, international finances were tied to the US dollar, which was backed by gold. It was known as the Bretton Woods system and it helped s - Click for more...
United States loses AAA credit rating from S&P
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States lost its top-notch AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's on Friday in an unprecedented reversal of fortune for the world's largest economy.S&P cut the long-term U.S. credit rating by one notch to AA-p - Click for more...
2011-08-05 Analysts Look For More Gains In Gold
(Kitco News) - Gold may well extend its recent gains next week as worries about the economy and debt levels in the U.S. and peripheral European nations persist.Nevertheless, there remains potential for a technical correction or profit-taking, after s - Click for more...
DJIA plunges 513 Points, Largest Drop Since 2008 (08/05/2011)
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is finishing its worst day since the financial crisis.The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 500 points Thursday. Investors are concerned that the U.S. economy will enter another recession and that E - Click for more...
Central Banks Continue Buying Gold To Diversify Portfolios (08/04/2011)
(Kitco News) - Gold purchases by South Korea and Thailand this summer continue a trend in which central banks are net purchasers of the metal as they look to diversify their foreign-exchange reserves.“So far in 2011, central banks in the emergi - Click for more...
Forcast: Fundamentals In Place For Gold To Finish 2011 At $1750 (08/03/2011)
Gold’s bull-run continues strong as ever, with Nomura forecasting the price of the shiny metal will reach $1,750 an ounce by the end of 2011 on continued Asian demand, rising inflation in India and China, and the Bernanke Fed being forced to ke - Click for more...
Gold Powers to Another All-Time High on Strong Safe-Haven Demand
Kitco News) - Comex gold futures prices closed the U.S. day session higher but near mid-range on some late profit taking in an impressive show of follow-through buying strength from solid gains posted Tuesday. Gold notched yet another new all-time re - Click for more...
Gold Underpinned By Downgrade Worries, Economy, European Debt Issues
Kitco News) – Gold keeps finding new catalysts to rise and hit record highs Tuesday despite news reports showing Republicans and Democrats are on the verge of resolving the debt-ceiling issue.A bill that has now passed both chambers of Congress - Click for more...
Gold Prices Take Debt Deal in Stride
NEW YORK (TheStreet ) -- Gold prices were selling off slightly as a bipartisan deal to raise the debt ceiling heads to Congress for a vote later today. Gold for December delivery was losing $11.40 to $1,619.8 an ounce at the Comex division of the New - Click for more...
Gold, silver rise on worries about a US default
Gold and silver prices closed higher Friday as investors bought up hard assets ahead of a possible debt default by the U.S. government next week.Most other commodities fell. Prices for corn, oil, platinum and gasoline tumbled on worries that weak eco - Click for more...
Wall Street ends worst week in year on debt stalemate
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks ended the worst week in a year as time runs out on Washington to reach agreement before the government loses its ability to borrow money.The S&P 500 fell every day this week and was down 3.9 percent for the week as leg - Click for more...
Republican bill passes, opening path to debt deal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives approved a Republican plan to cut the budget deficit on Friday that is doomed to defeat in the Senate but which could pave the way for a bipartisan compromise to avert a U.S. debt default.With time - Click for more...
2011-07-28 A Gold Standard That Makes Sense In Utah
Forbes -- Discussions about the U.S. going back to the “gold standard” are floating in the media and with politicians.  Gold is trading at historically high levels fueled in part by inflation fears and recent actions of the Federal R - Click for more...
Gov't: Health tab to hit $4.6 trillion in 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's health care tab is on track to hit $4.6 trillion in 2020, accounting for about $1 of every $5 in the economy, government number crunchers estimate in a report released Thursday.How much is that? Including governme - Click for more...
Debt Ceiling Debate Bolsters Ron Paul and the Gold Standard (07/27/2011)
The dollar just ain't what it used to be.Literally: For most of the United States' existence, the value of dollar had been tied to gold. That ended in 1971, when President Richard Nixon decided that the dollar could no longer be converted, at a fixed - Click for more...
Greece suffers new credit downgrade
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Standard and Poor's on Wednesday relegated Greek government bonds to the deeper end of junk status, cutting the debt-crippled country's credit rating by two notches to CC and saying a new downgrade is likely.The internatio - Click for more...
U.S. likely to lose top rating: economists
WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - The United States will lose its top-notch AAA credit rating from at least one major rating agency, according to a Reuters poll that also found wrangling over the debt ceiling has already damaged the economy.A small major - Click for more...
Buying Votes By Selling Public Office (07/26/2011)
Do you believe too much money is perverting politics? Do you believe too much politics is perverting money? If you hold one of these beliefs but not the other what makes you think either can be fixed?Why do citizens and corporations keep donating inc - Click for more...
Metals End Higher as Gold Sets Another New Record High-$1624 (07/25/2011)
(Kitco News) - Comex gold and silver futures prices closed the day session higher Monday, with August gold powering to another new all-time record high of $1,624.30 an ounce. The U.S. debt limit debacle and the simmering European Union debt crisis co - Click for more...
Impasse over US debt limit sends stocks lower
NEW YORK (AP) — The debt showdown in Washington is rattling the stock market again.Stocks fell Monday after Republican and Democratic leaders offered competing proposals to avoid a catastrophic default on the U.S. government's debt.Lawmakers ho - Click for more...
EU Warns: Economic Damage if Greece Summit Fails (07/20/2011)
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - EU leaders must find a convincing solution to Greece's debt crisis at a summit on Thursday or the global economy will pay the price, the head of the European Commission said in an unusually somber warning.Jose Manuel Ba - Click for more...
Gold extends record rally, jumps above $1,600
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gold surged to an all-time high above $1,600 an ounce on Monday, extending a record rally as investors sought a safe haven on fears that U.S. lawmakers could fail to raise the debt limit, resulting in a default.Gold rallied even - Click for more...
Global stocks drop, gold hits record on Europe fears
Global stock markets and the euro fell on Monday, rocked by debt in the eurozone and the United States, and gold soared above $1,600 for the first time in history as investors sought safety.Europe's banking sector slid as traders expressed doubts ove - Click for more...
METALS OUTLOOK: Nervousness Regarding Global Economy To Support Gold Next Week
(Kitco News) - Gold prices will continue to find strength next week as the debt-ceiling talks in the U.S. drag on and investors fret about the chances for default for some European economies.If an agreement is reached on lifting the U.S. debt ceiling - Click for more...
Gold Hits All-Time Highs After Bernanke Comments On Stimulus
(Kitco News) - The Federal Reserve has indicated for the second day in a row that further stimulus measures are possible to help jump-start the U.S. economy, propelling gold to an all-time high.The Fed has not actually announced any new measures and - Click for more...
2011-07-13 Bernanke: Fed Would Supply MORE Stimulus if Needed
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that the central bank is prepared to provide additional stimulus if the economic lull persists.Delivering his twice-a-year economic report to Congress, Bernanke laid out thr - Click for more...
Gold Seen Outperforming Silver In Coming Weeks As European Debt Crisis Continues
(Kitco News) -- Gold’s recent outperformance against silver may continue for another several weeks to months as Europe’s debt problems continue to fester, analysts say.They attribute this in part to a greater tendency toward gold as a saf - Click for more...
Wall Street records worst day in a month, VIX jumps
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks suffered their worst day in nearly a month on Monday as concern about the stalemate in U.S. budget talks and growing debt problems in the euro zone prompted investors to hedge against further losses.The S&P 500 dropped - Click for more...
No stopgap: Obama demands big deal for debt limit
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Monday he would reject any stopgap extension of the nation's borrowing limit, adding fresh urgency for Republicans and fellow Democrats to resolve intense tax and spending disputes and head off - Click for more...
Lousy jobs number complicates debt deal for both Obama and GOP
June's woefully underwhelming increase in jobs is a climactic twist in the negotiations between President Obama and congressional Republicans over federal borrowing, government debt and America's economic future.Best-case scenario, it's a Michael Bay - Click for more...
Obama: Debt deal will be "painful"
After putting controversial cuts to Social Security and Medicare on the table in negotiations with congressional Republicans over a plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling, President Obama still doesn't have a deal in the works. Emerging from a meeti - Click for more...
Manufacturing rises but consumers remain wary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The pace of growth in U.S. manufacturing picked up for the first time in four months in June, surprising investors and fueling optimism the recent economic slowdown will be temporary.The picture that emerged from other data relea - Click for more...
Fuzzy math in health law formula
WASHINGTON (AP) — Another unintended consequence of President Barack Obama's health care law has emerged: Older adults of the same age and income with similar medical histories could pay widely different amounts for private health insurance due - Click for more...
Oil drops 11 percent in 2nd quarter
NEW YORK (AP) — After rising to become an obstacle to economic growth, oil prices went backward in the second quarter.The benchmark price in the U.S. dropped nearly 16 percent in May and June, and closed the quarter with an 11 percent decline. - Click for more...
2011-06-29 "Everybody Wins" B of A's $8.5 Billion Settlement
Bank of America is poised to pay what may be the biggest settlement of the financial crisis era: $8.5 billion. The sum exceeds the company's profits earned so far this year and is roughly equivalent to Armenia's GDP. "It’s about time the i - Click for more...
How Gold Affects Currencies
By Kalen Smith, Investopedia -- Gold is one of the most widely discussed metals due to its prominent role in both the investment and consumer world. Even though gold is no longer used as a primary form of currency in developed nations, it continues t - Click for more...
Iran fires missiles in second day of war games
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's Revolutionary Guards tested 14 missiles on Tuesday, the second day of war games intended as a show of strength toward enemies Israel and the United States.The Iranian-made surface-to-surface missiles, with a maximum range of - Click for more...
US$ Losing Hold on Reserve Currency Status (06/27/2011)
Dollar seen losing global reserve status--The US dollar will lose its status as the global reserve currency over the next 25 years, according to a survey of central bank reserve managers who collectively control more than $8,000bn.More than half the - Click for more...
Ex-Citigroup VP Accused of Stealing $19 Mill (06/27/2011)
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former vice president of Citigroup Inc was charged on Monday with embezzling more than $19 million from the company's accounts.Gary Foster, 35, was arrested on Sunday at New York's Kennedy airport on a flight arriving from Bang - Click for more...
White House: 'Significant' deal on debt possible
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday that a "significant" deal with Republicans on cutting government spending and raising the nation's debt limit is still possible, even as the administration hardened its stance on the need - Click for more...
US economic fears dog stocks despite Greek hopes
LONDON (AP) — Concerns over the U.S. economic recovery continued to weigh on markets Friday despite hopes that Greece will get a second bailout.For most of Friday, the focus had been on Greece after EU leaders backed another bailout should the - Click for more...
The Games Bernanke Plays (06/24/2011)
Despite Bernanke's Efforts, Money Supply Is Stuck In The Slow Lane(Forbes) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke continues to be the enemy of savers. On Wednesday, the Boston Red Sox fan reiterated his belief that interest rates should be kept at - Click for more...
Home sales hit 6-month low, supply rises
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of previously owned U.S. homes hit a six-month low in May and supply rose, pointing to a housing market still struggling to regain its footing.The National Association of Realtors said on Tuesday that sales slipped 3.8 pe - Click for more...
2011-06-21 A twist in Obama's Health Care Law
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law would let several million middle-class people get nearly free insurance meant for the poor, a twist government number crunchers say they discovered only after the complex bill was signe - Click for more...
Europe Debt Crisis Shadows Fed Meeting (06/20/2011)
WASHINGTON (AP) — If the U.S. economic slowdown weren't enough to deal with, the Federal Reserve this week must consider a new threat: a resurgent European debt crisis that could imperil the global economy.Financial markets have been gripped by - Click for more...
Fed Funds Futures Give Hints Of Rate Changes
(Investor's Business Daily) -- A smart investor pays attention to changes in price and volume of his or her stocks and the general market. It also pays to monitor another key indicator that certainly affects stock prices: interest rates."Interes - Click for more...
Senate votes to repeal ethanol tax credits
WASHINGTON – (AP) The Senate voted Thursday to repeal tax credits for producing ethanol, a vote that budget cutters hope will demonstrate a growing appetite in Congress to end special interest tax breaks to help reduce government borrowing.The - Click for more...
Payrolls shrink, jobless rates drop in many states
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of people on companies' payrolls shrank in more than half the U.S. states in May, even though the jobless rates in many places continued to improve, Labor Department data released on Friday showed.The number of - Click for more...
Wall Street sinks as Greek fears rise; more losses eyed
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks tumbled on Wednesday, driven lower by escalating Greek debt woes, while troubling U.S. data pointed to further losses ahead.Financials came under fire after Moody's Investors Service said it may cut the credit ratings of F - Click for more...
Calif Gets Over $800 Million in Unemployment Funds (06/15/2011)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal officials announced Wednesday that California will receive more than $800 million in funding to help the unemployed as the state struggles to deal with the economy and a huge budget hole.The U.S. Department of Labor s - Click for more...
Social Security makes $8B in improper payments
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Social Security Administration made $6.5 billion in overpayments to people not entitled to receive them in 2009, including $4 billion under a supplemental income program for the very poor, a government investigator said Tu - Click for more...
2011-06-14 Bernanke says Debt Limit Battle Risks Crisis
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned on Tuesday that a failure to lift the government's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling risks a potentially disastrous loss of confidence in America's creditworthiness.Bernanke said in the ab - Click for more...
S&P slashes Greece to lowest, says default likely
ATHENS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Greece became the lowest-rated country in the world in the rankings of Standard & Poor's on Monday, putting it below Ecuador, Jamaica, Pakistan and Grenada.The rating agency cut Greece three notches and warned it would - Click for more...
NY jury convicts 3 in NYC hedge fund trial
NEW YORK (AP) — The second trial to result from a massive investigation into insider trading at hedge funds ended Monday with the conviction of a trio of Wall Street traders on charges they paid hefty bribes to coax confidential information out - Click for more...
U.S. banks prepare to lower use of Treasuries: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A number of Wall Street's biggest banks are preparing to lower their use of U.S. Treasuries in August, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.The decision comes as a precaution against any turbulence that could follow if conflict - Click for more...
Fed prepares for last spurt of easy money flood
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The flood of Federal Reserve money that has supported Wall Street and the rest of the U.S. economy for 2-1/2 years will shrink to a trickle with the conclusion of the Fed's bond purchases announced on Friday. The Fed said it will - Click for more...
Dow Below 12k; Stocks Head For 6th Down Week (06/10/2011)
(AP) The Dow Jones industrial average below 12,000 on Friday, the first time the Dow has dropped below that mark since March. Fears that the global economic recovery has stalled also weighed on other indexes.The Dow fell 142 points, or 1.2 percent, t - Click for more...
Goldman fined $10 million, agrees to stop trading "huddles"
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc agreed on Thursday to pay a $10 million fine and stop giving favored clients trading ideas developed at internal gatherings known as "trading huddles."The accord with Massachusetts' securities re - Click for more...
Wall Street extends losses for 6th day on growth worry
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks extended losses for the sixth straight day on Wednesday as a bearish assessment of the economy from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke kept investors nervous.The S&P 500 was off about 5.7 percent from its 2011 intra - Click for more...
Fed: U.S. default a huge risk; Fitch may slash rating
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. default is the biggest risk facing the global economy, a top Federal Reserve official said just hours after Fitch Ratings warned it could slash U.S. credit ratings if the government delays bond payments.St. Louis Federal R - Click for more...
Obama sees no recession risk but more jobs needed
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday dismissed the risk of the United States slipping back into recession as poor jobs data raised fresh doubts among Americans over his handling of the economy."I'm not concerned about a doubl - Click for more...
Falling Bank stocks pull Down down
NEW YORK (AFP) – Falling bank shares pulled US stock markets lower at the open Monday, under a cloud of poor economic data and five straight losing weeks.The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 41.70 points (0.34 percent) at 12,109.56 at 1400 GMT - Click for more...
Oil drops below $100 ahead of OPEC meeting
NEW YORK (AP)  – Oil fell below $100 a barrel Monday as investors and economists await a key OPEC meeting this week and the government's outlook on U.S. supply and demand.Benchmark West Texas Intermediate for July delivery lost $1.21 to se - Click for more...
Stocks post fifth straight week of losses
NEW YORK (AP) - Evidence is piling up that the economic recovery has lost some of its vigor. That has deflated a stock market rally and pushed indexes down for five straight weeks, the longest losing streak since mid-2008.So, what's next? Don't hold - Click for more...
Moody's warns of rising risk on U.S. credit rating
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Moody's Investors Service said Thursday there is a very small but rising risk of a short-lived default by the United States if the country's debt limit is not increased in coming weeks.In a statement, Moody's said it would - Click for more...
Kudlow: Boneheaded Stimulus Never Works
NEW YORK (CNBC) -- With a flamboyant downgrade of the outlook for economic growth, jobs and profits, Wednesday's 280-point Dow plunge to launch the so-called June stock swoon is a warning shot across the bow.More on EconomyThe Dow tanked alongside a - Click for more...
Ugly economic data sinks US stocks
NEW YORK (AFP) – Jobs and manufacturing data showing deep weaknesses in the US economy sent the US stock market plunging Thursday, wiping out the gains of previous days.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 279.14 points (2.22 percent) to 12 - Click for more...
June starts ominously for teetering Wall Street
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street ended a four-day rally with its worst session since August on Wednesday and could suffer more losses in coming days as investors faced more signs the economic recovery is fading.All 10 Standard & Poor's sect - Click for more...
Silver Futures Climb, Gold May Advance on Europe Debt, Inflation Concerns
BLOOMBERG - Silver futures gained and gold may extend its two-week rally as Europe’s debt crisis and accelerating inflation draw investors seeking to protect their wealth. Gold priced in yuan rose to a record.Silver for July delivery jumped as - Click for more...
House panel unveils defense spending bill
WASHINGTON (AP) – A House panel on Tuesday unveiled a $649 billion defense spending bill for next year's Pentagon budget that funds the nation's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and wades into the long-running fight over the multibillion-dollar, ne - Click for more...
Gold, silver rise on Greece's debt concerns
(AP) Lingering concerns about Europe's debt problems are supporting gold and silver prices as investors look for relatively stable assets.It was the third straight day of gains for gold, which settled at $1,523.30 an ounce Tuesday. Silver rose to $36 - Click for more...
Gold, silver coins to be legal currency in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY – (AP)  Utah legislators want to see the dollar regain its former glory, back to the days when one could literally bank on it being "as good as gold."To make that point, they've turned it around, and made gold as g - Click for more...
US stocks dive on overseas fears
NEW YORK (AFP) – US stocks were sharply lower Monday as investors fretted about heightened European debt woes and global economic growth following manufacturing slowdowns in the eurozone and China.At around 1530 GMT the Dow Jones Industrial Ave - Click for more...
Gold, Silver Prices Pop on Euro Worries
Gold and silver prices shook off a stronger U.S. dollar and popped as eurozone debt worries took center stage.By Alix Steel, TheStreet.comGold for June delivery added $16.50 to close at $1,508.90 an ounce at the Comex division of the New York Mercant - Click for more...
Gold To Reach $2,000 An Ounce?
From Forbes.com   I recently checked in with Curtis Hesler, editor of Professional Timing Service, for his thoughts on gold, which is now trading above $1,400. Below is his take on the commodity and his recommendation on how to best play go - Click for more...
US Reaches Debt Ceiling
The U.S. Reaches -- and Smashes Through -- the Debt CeilingMay 17, 2011 5:25 PMOn World News Monday evening we looked at the U.S. government reaching and crashing through the $14.29 trillion debt ceiling:The Treasury Department has taken some extreme - Click for more...
Gold hits new record, Brent oil above $122
* Gold hits record on inflation concern, Europe debt concern * Silver hits 31-year high * Strong commodity prices fuel inflation * Corn dips but more gains seen, US supplies tightest since 1930s * Brent above $122; Middle Ea - Click for more...
Gold, Oil Soar to Fresh Highs As Inflation Fears Mount
Gold hit record highs a second straight day Wednesday and oil soared to fresh 2-1/2 year highs, sparking fears of inflation that could hurt some of the world's most dependable economies. Price pressures were rising in Asia's emerging economies &m - Click for more...
Gold edges up, underpinned by spreading Libya unrest
Gold edges up, underpinned by spreading Libya unrestSINGAPORE | Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:09pm EST (Reuters) - Spot gold edged up on Thursday, as spreading turmoil in Libya and soaring oil prices stoked worry of slower economic growth and continu - Click for more...
Gold Rises Over $1400, Silver at 30-Year High
Gold Rises, Silver Gains to 30-Year High as Unrest Spurs Demand February 18, 2011, 4:27 AM ESTBy Claudia Carpenter Feb. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Gold rose, silver gained to a 30- year high and palladium jumped to the highest price in almo - Click for more...
Gold Price in Striking Distance of $1,400
Monday, December 20, 2010   GOLD ALERT-   GOLD PRICE NEWS – The gold price surged $10.00 to $1,385 per ounce Monday morning, bouncing back after last week’s 1% decline.  The price of gold began to move high - Click for more...
Silver at $40 Will Be Best 2011 Metals Bet, Standard Bank's Ikemizu Says
Wednesday, December 15, 2010   BLOMBERG-  By Yuriy HumberSilver, the leading performer in metals this year, is likely to repeat its success in 2011, reaching $40 an ounce on new applications and industry demand, said the head of commod - Click for more...
Todays Precious Metal Commodity Notes; Gold, Silver, Platinum and Copper
Wednesday, December 15, 2010   LEARNING AND FINANCE-   BY: Camillo Zucar   Gold was up .45% at $1,404.30. Silver was up .55% at $29.79. Platinum was up .98% at $1,713.90 and Copper was higher by .05% at $4.21. The F - Click for more...
Silver shines in India on China woes & higher gold price
Tuesday, Decemeber 14, 2010    MINEWEB-    by: Shivom Seth    MUMBAI -  Stock markets, the world over, have been volatile the last few months. Fear of a rate hike by the Chinese and US economy uncertainti - Click for more...
PRECIOUS-Gold up on physical buying; China, U.S. data weigh
Monday, December 13, 2010   REUTERS-  * Gold seen rangebound between $1,370-$1,400 through year-end * Gold to fall towards $1,350.27 - technicals [ID:nL3E6ND00G] * Coming up: ECB President Trichet speaks; 1830 GMT (Update prices - Click for more...
Gold got all the attention, but silver stole the show in 2010
Monday, Decemeber 13, 2010   CTV NEWS-  By:David Milstead    Silver and gold, silver and gold … Burl Ives had it in the right order when he sang the tune in Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer.Indeed, while gold has been T - Click for more...
Gold May Beat Silver, Lifting Ratio by as Much as 20%: Technical Analysis
Monday, December 13, 2010   BLOMBERG-   By Nicholas Larkin   Gold may outperform silver, lifting the ratio between the two metals by as much as 20 percent, according to technical analysis by Societe Generale SA. The atta - Click for more...
Gold Trades Near Steady as Market Pauses
Friday December 10, 2010   RESOURCE INTELLIGENCE-    By Jim Wyckoff   Gold prices are trading not far from unchanged levels Friday morning, as modest profit-taking pressure is being offset by investor buying intere - Click for more...
Indians eye silver in face of pricey gold
Friday, December 10, 2010   ECONOMIC TIMES-   MUMBAI: Indian, the world's No. 1 silver buyer, is on track to show sharply higher imports this year of the metal near 30-year peaks , as consumers normally f - Click for more...
High Long Bond Yield Good News For Gold Holders
Friday, December 10, 2010   THE DAILY RECKOGNING   By The Mogambo Guru   The Financial Times brought up the interesting point that because bond prices are so insanely high (making bond yields so preposterously low), a one-p - Click for more...
Extreme Gold & Silver Price Suppression Could Signal Coming Surge (12/09/2010)
The US stock market gave signs that it was ready for a major decline, but it looks almost certain that the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets (also known as the Plunge Protection Team) was very active at manipulating stock prices - Click for more...
Silver About To Begin New Sustained Uptrend
Tuesday, December 7, 2010   FORBES-   By Robert Lenzner     Silver prices reached the $30 price level yesterday, leading my main silver guru, Anathan Thangavel, Managing Director of Lakshmi Capital, to flatly predict &ldqu - Click for more...
Gold At All-Time High-Investors Flee Currencies (12/07/2010)
Gold climbed to records in New York and London on demand for an alternative investment to currencies. Silver advanced to a 30-year high. Gold rallied as the dollar fell to a three-week low against the yen and weakened against most other major counter - Click for more...
Silver rises to 30-year high on Fed remark
Monday December 6, 2010   BUSINESS STANDARD-     Low gold ratio, Bernanke’s statement that the central bank may buy more bonds boost prices. Silver gained to the highest level since 1980 as the gold ratio dropped to th - Click for more...
First Ime in 30 Years:$30/ozt Silver (12/06/2010)
GOLD ALERT-  SILVER PRICE NEWS – The silver price reached the $30 level for the first time since 1980, as the March futures contract climbed as much as $0.835, or 2.9%, to $30.115 per ounce in mid-day trading.  With today&rsquo - Click for more...
PRECIOUS METALS: Gold Settles At Fresh Record Of $1,416.10
Monday, December 6, 2010   WALLSTREET JOURNAL-  NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Inflation concerns and euro weakness lifted gold prices to a fresh record settlement high Monday. The most actively traded contract, for February delivery, sett - Click for more...
Gold Price Steady, Bernanke to Employ QE 3.0?
Monday, Decemeber 6, 2010   GOLD ALERT-  The gold price held firm at $1,415 per ounce Monday morning despite the U.S. dollar rising against the euro for the first time in four trading sessions.  Fed Chairman Bernanke, in a - Click for more...
The Scramble for Physical Metal Intensifies
Monday, December 6, 2010   RESOURCE INVESTOR-    BY James Turk   The scramble for physical gold and silver is intensifying.  People increasingly want to own the real thing, and not some paper substitute, all of wh - Click for more...
Precious Metals Ready to Break out on Chinese Demand, Korean Tension and Currenc
Friday, Decemeber 3, 2010   Commodities & Futures-    By: Mark O'byrne   Gold is higher in all currencies again this morning and is heading for a second weekly gain in dollars (and other major currencies), as Chin - Click for more...
Gold Advances Above $1,400 as U.S. Payrolls Increase Less Than Estimated
Friday December 3 2010   Bloomberg   By Nicholas Larkin   Gold climbed above $1,400 an ounce in New York as the dollar weakened after U.S. hiring trailed economists’ forecasts, boosting demand for a protection of w - Click for more...
Gold Price Surges to $1,400 on Weak Jobs Data
Friday December 3, 2010      GOLD PRICE NEWS – The gold price ramped higher following Friday’s weaker than expected employment report.  The price of gold spiked $15.00 through the $1,400 per ounce level - Click for more...
Soaring Gold and Silver Prices Point to Profits in Equipment & Drilling Industri
Friday December 3, 2010   Money Morning-    By Kerri Shannon  Gold yesterday (Thursday) continued a four-day rise soaring as high as $1,399.70 an ounce as the dollar fell for a second consecutive day. "Gold is - Click for more...
Oil prices hover near $87 a barrel
Friday December 3, 2010    Sydney Morning Herald     Oil prices hovered near $87 a barrel on Thursday, after a sharp rally the day before was powered by strong economic data from the US and China. In late afternoon trade on - Click for more...
PRECIOUS METALS: Gold Up In Asia; Palladium At 9-Year High
Thursday December 2 , 2010    Wall Street Journal      SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)--Gold and silver were up in Asia Thursday after what was a mostly a quiet session, while palladium broke to a new 9-year high. Traders s - Click for more...
Gold Prices Hit $1385
Thursday December 2, 2010     Annuity News Journal     By Steve JohnsonGold prices hit $1385 today as a reaction to the European Union’s financial bailout of the Republic of Ireland. The bailout is actua - Click for more...
Gold Rises for Fourth Day as Dollar Weakness Boosts Demand for Alternative
Thursday, December 2, 2010     Bloomberg     By Pham-Duy NguyenGold rose for a fourth straight day after the dollar weakened, boosting the appeal of the precious metal and commodities as alternative investments. The dollar fell fo - Click for more...
Near-Record Demand Drives Silver Prices Higher
Dec 1st 2010 10:40AM     by Connie Madon...Look for the silver lining. Silver is catching the imagination of investors across the country. Investors who want a piece of the precious metals boom are buying silver in droves.Why si - Click for more...
Gold, silver scale new highs on global trend
Wednesday, December 1, 2010  December    The Economic Times    MUMBAI: Gold prices rose further to climb yet another peak at the bullion market here on Wednesday owing to hectic - Click for more...
The Truth About OBAMACARE!
 The Truth About Obama CareTrue Wealth radio - 10/23/2010www.COINSPlus.com In Ecclesiastes 10:2, the bible says "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left". When the Congressional seating w - Click for more...
The Meaning of Gold in the News
 The Meaning of Gold in the NewsMises Daily: Thursday, September 30, 2010 by Robert P. MurphyIn the last week there have been several interesting developments involving gold. The price of the yellow metal set a new record, breaking through the $ - Click for more...
Puzzles: Tyranny & The Milgram Experiment
Why Does Tyranny Succeed?It was about 1550, according to the standard accounts — about 14 years before the birth of Shakespeare, about 80 years before the birth of John Locke, about 135 years before the birth of Bach — that a young French - Click for more...
CONSUMER ALERT!
Keeping our clientele informed is a priority at COINSPlus!!!In these times of the great uncertainty in the political and financial world, there are more companies than ever soliciting your investment dollars. As a consumer, it is important to un - Click for more...
The COINSPlus Advantage
 COINSPlus Offers Exceptional Service, Knowledge and Integrity to Our Clients!Over the recent years COINSPlus has grown to become the premier dealer of Rare Coins, Precious Metals, and other forms of Gold Silver and Platinum (incl - Click for more...
2008-08-25 Welfare For The Rich: Market Manipulation, Bank Fraud & Bail-Outs
THE NOT-SO-INVISIBLE HAND: HOW THE PLUNGE PROTECTION TEAM KILLED THE FREE MARKET“We’re now no different from any of those Western European socialist and communist welfare states that we grew up criticizing. Sure, many of them have gone th - Click for more...
Truth in the Coin Shop
Truth in the Coin ShopMises Daily: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 by Jeffrey A. TuckerYou are uptown in a shopping district of a small community, and you pass by the meat shop, the wine shop, the coffee shop, two churches side by side, a coin sho - Click for more...
MUST SEE VIDEOS!!! Seek The Truth No Matter The Cost!!!
TRUE WEALTH RADIO: RECOMMENDED VIDEO LINKSBelow we have listed some videos that we feel contain valuable information for an American to see. Some discuss a series of events on or around the trade tower attacks of 9/11/2001. The video "End Game&q - Click for more...
Why Gold Owners Are Targets of the Government
A great article explaining the gold manipulations of the world central bankers.Why Gold Owners Are Targets of the GovernmentGary NorthIf you own gold, you are in a war. You are under assault. You had better figure this out early.There is a full-scale - Click for more...