How NOT to Argue for Gold: Great Topic, Pathetic Video

Written by Gary North on January 17, 2014

Gold

Here is a video on why gold will rise in price: digital currencies will fall. The company that released this video sells gold storage. It is for very rich people who already hold gold investments, or else it is for people with no experience with gold investing, who are being asked to buy gold stored […]

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JFK: A Man Terrified of Castrotion

Written by Gary North on January 17, 2014

John F Kennedy

Fidel Castro is the last of the Communists. He no longer is the power behind the throne in Cuba. His kid brother (age 82) runs the show. But the movement that Fidel launched in 1953 lives on in his aged body. The victory he achieved on New Year’s Day, 1959, still is politically intact. All […]

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Assemblymember Urges State To Post Information On Fukushima Disaster’s Risk To California Beaches

Posted on January 16, 2014

Fukushima Nuclear Fire

The difficulty of finding accurate, current information about the science and the level of risk involved has exacerbated confusion and worry among some in the public. Saying that Californians are concerned and seeking information about potential health risks caused by contaminated water coming to the state from the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, Assemblymember Bob […]

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Economics Laureates in Favor of Raising the Minimum Wage

Written by Robert Murphy on January 16, 2014

Minimum Wage

The Economic Policy Institute has released a letter signed by 75 economists–including 7 winners of the Nobel (Memorial) Prize in economics–calling for the federal government to raise the national minimum wage from its current level of $7.25 to $10.10 by 2016. In this post I want to explain how this is possible, and why I […]

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Today, PIGS Can Fly. How Long Will It Last?

Posted on January 15, 2014

Flying Pig

The bond market is finished? You can only lose money in it from now on? That was very much the consensus in the market at the end of last year. But no one told investors in Europe. The one roaring trade for the start of 2014 has been euro-zone peripheral debt, with yields tumbling in […]

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Bernard Madoff Gives JPMorgan a Dissapointing Fourth Quarter

Posted on January 15, 2014

Bernard-Madoff

For years, convicted fraudster Bernard Madoff, who ran the biggest Ponzi scheme in history, claimed from prison that JPMorgan Chase, knew about the scam that he conducted through the bank. More than five years after his arrest Madoff continues to haunt the nation’s biggest bank and managed to hurt JPMorgan’s fourth quarter earnings of 2013. […]

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