Category Archives: financial collapse

Huge Trouble Is Percolating Just Under The Surface Of The Global Economy

By Michael Snyder Did you know that the number of publicly traded companies declaring bankruptcy has reached a five year high?  And did you know that Chinese exports are absolutely collapsing and that Chinese economic growth in 2014 was the weakest in over 20 years?  Even though things may seem to be okay on the Read More

Bankruptcies Suddenly Soar Across Corporate America, Worst First Quarter Since 2009

“Come down to Houston,” William Snyder, leader of the Deloitte Corporate Restructuring Group, told Reuters. “You’ll see there is just a stream of consultants and bankruptcy attorneys running around this town.” But it’s not just in Houston or in the oil patch. It’s in retail, healthcare, mining, finance…. Bankruptcies are suddenly booming, after years of drought. Read More

WHERE DO PRECIOUS METALS GO FROM HERE?

I urge you to consider my arguments for investing in gold and silver, and the miners that extract it. I am holding on to my post 2008 forecast for gold reaching $3-5k per ounce by 2017 (and silver reaching $100) because the world’s largest governments continue their plunge into default, and cannot afford to let interest Read More

It’s Not The Weather: Industrial Production Is Rolling Over, Yet The Fed Is Clueless About Its Own Index

Another day of “incoming data” and still more evidence that this isn’t your father’s business cycle. This time it comes from the Eccles Building itself, but don’t expect the Keynesian money printers domiciled there to recognize that the industrial production report they issued today constitutes yet another rebuke to their entire macro model. The March index slipped badly (0.6%) and thereby predictably elicited Read More

Rickards, Paradoxes, and Getting Ahead

By Chris Campbell We have three big announcements for you today… First: You are no ordinary person. These are no ordinary times. And this is no ordinary episode. The second: I was just inside the White House yesterday. For reasons I’ll tell you later. And our third announcement, which I’ll get to in a moment, is Read More

PROOF that the US Peaked During Ronald Reagan’s Presidency

April 13, 2015 Santiago, Chile On March 16, 1936, the government of the United States published the very first edition of the Federal Register. President Roosevelt had been taking a lot of heat over the previous year; under his New Deal program, dozens of government agencies were passing new rules, regulations, and codes at an Read More

Rick Rule: Have the Cash and Courage to Sustain Your Trade

For the past five months, we’ve been writing in the DR’s email edition, about the danger debt and derivatives tied to the U.S. shale gale posed while crude oil lingers in the $40-60 range. We had occasion to ask Rick Rule about this thesis and more recently. Rick needs no introduction. He’s founder of Sprott’s U.S. Read More

Gold Bugs Might Have Their Day in 2016

By Sue Chang SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Judging by the gloomy commentary and headlines, there isn’t much cause to recommend gold as an investment option in the near term–a far cry from 2013 when some analysts had boldly predicted that gold would trade at $2,000. That exuberance hasn’t been justified, so far. Gold for June Read More

50-Year Veteran – This Global Crisis Is Incredibly Dangerous And More Western Government Theft Is On The Way

With continued uncertainty in global markets, today a 50-year market veteran warned King World News that people should not believe the Western mainstream media because this crisis has now become incredibly dangerous.  He also discussed the coming theft of people’s money by Western governments. John Embry:  “I must say that the current news in virtually all areas Read More

Disaster Is Inevitable When The Two Decade-Old Stock Bubble Bursts

Six years after the Global Financial Crisis, the U.S. stock market continues to soar to new heights with nary a pullback or correction. In this piece, I will explain why the stock market is experiencing a new bubble that is actually another wave of the bubble that has existed since the mid-1990s. A two-decade old Read More