Dancing closer to the exits

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information By Richard (Rick) Mills 06/19/2019 When Americans elect or re-elect a president in the fall of 2020, there is a very good chance the closest thing to their hearts - their wallets - will be top of mind. That’s because many are predicting the longest-running [...] Read more

“Threading the needle” – Icecap Capital


Will A False Flag Iran War Cause A Financial Crisis?

BY JOHN RUBINO 06/17/2019 Just a couple of weeks ago the financial world’s biggest worry was the plunging price of oil. Supply was up, stockpiles were building and speculation was pointing towards $40 a barrel, a price at which the fracking/shale oil “miracle” would evaporate. A trillion dollars of related junk debt would default, taking a big [...] Read more

Europe researches, miners work on social licence to operate framework

Europe researches, miners work on social licence to operate framework

A group of experts is currently working on a framework on SLO to be adopted by European miners. (Image: Adobe Stock) By Cecilia Jamasmie 06/11/2019 A new industrial revolution is brewing in Europe. It is one in which mining is expected to have a central role in redeveloping the continent’s main industries, while embracing an entirely new approach [...] Read more

Gold driven to higher ground as investors weigh trade war, Fed

Gold driven to higher ground as investors weigh trade war, Fed

By Ranjeetha Pakiam and Rupert Rowling, Bloomberg News 06/12/2019 The Fed has indicated it could move to cut interest rates at some point this year. Gold is back in vogue as trade-war risks fester and financial markets look ahead to next week’s Federal Reserve meeting, when policy makers may do more to pave the way for a U.S. interest rate cut. [...] Read more

The Fed Stops Pretending

By Peter Schiff 06/07/2019 Well, it didn’t take much and it didn’t take long. After years of delays, a tentative start, many cautious pauses along the way, and a top speed that never really hit cruising velocity, the Fed has taken the first available off-ramp on the road towards policy “normalization.” In a speech on Tuesday this week in Chicago, [...] Read more

Russia and the EU to set up a working group to switch to roubles and euros

By Maroš Šefčovič INTERFAX.RU Moscow 06/13/2019 Russia and the EU are creating a body that will promote the use of their own currencies instead of the dollar in bilateral calculations amid growing tensions in international trade with the U.S. Andrei Lavrov, Anton Siluanov's press secretary, told reporters that on Thursday, First Deputy Prime [...] Read more

The $22 Trillion Question; Is the end nigh for the world’s safest investment?

By Ben Ruffel 06/12/2019 The tone was apocalyptic: “The U.S. federal budget is on an unsustainable path . . . . The scale of the nation’s projected budgetary imbalances is now so large that the risk of severe adverse consequences must be taken very seriously.” The growth in the American federal debt and deficit would soon produce a “fundamental [...] Read more

Game Over

BY SVEN HENRICH 06/07/2019 Game over. The grand central bank experiment of the last 10 years has ended in utter and complete failure. The games of cheap money and constant intervention that have brought you record global debt to the tune of $250 trillion and record wealth inequality are about to embark on a new round of peddling blue meth again. [...] Read more

Oil Shock Model Scenarios

By DENNIS COYNE 06/07/2019 Many different oil shock model scenarios have been presented over time at Peak Oil Barrel. Information on the Oil Shock Model, originally developed by Paul Pukite can be found in Mathematical Geoenergy. The future is unknown, so future extraction rates from conventional (excludes tight oil and extra heavy oil) oil [...] Read more

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