July in Precious Metals by Steven Cochran of Gainesville Coins

Welcome to SurvivalBlog’s Precious Metals Month in Review, by Steven Cochran of Gainseville Coins where we take a look at “the month that was” in precious metals. Each month, we cover the price action of gold and examine the “what” and “why” behind those numbers. What Did Gold Do in July? The usual summer doldrums in precious metals were nowhere to be seen in July. Gold started the month on the right foot, rapidly hitting prices not seen since March 2014. Silver prices also accelerated right out of the gate to hit a 22-month high. Stocks reversed their declines in …

Letter Re: Getting to Your Children

Hugh, This is very good information, but if I, as a police officer or a designated reporter (nurses, doctors, teachers, and the like), found someone with lots of observations and detailed notes and maps about the movement of children, I would be considering whether to assert control for some questioning, since some parents are legally restrained from contacting (kidnapping) the children – male and female, and this is exactly what a predator pedophile needs. The absentee parent is in an awkward position, and God help them if there is conflict of any sort. A casual comment of frustration can tip …

Economics and Investing:

Restaurant Recession Could Signal Tough Times for U.S. Economy – RBS o o o New legislation proposes to “bail in” Social Security o o o I found this Reuter’s article linked over at Zero Hedge: ‘Helicopter money’ might weaken currencies more than QE as sky’s the limit o o o US Homeownership Rate Crashes To Lowest Since 1965 o o o SurvivalBlog and its editors are not paid investment counselors or advisers. Please see our Provisos page for details.

Odds ‘n Sods:

It will take awhile, but this could be areas of America within a few years! Another reason to treasure our 2nd Amendment. Germany Admits “Islamist Terror Has Arrived” As It Prepares To Deploy Army In “Crisis” Situations – H.L. o o o Paris at war in 2016, yet the there is a media silence – K.T. o o o Marion Le Pen: ‘Either We Kill Islamism or It Will Kill Us’ o o o Some good news from Scottland – The state wide child snooping law has been shown for what is is. Five unanimous judges struck it down. – …

Jim’s Quote of the Day:

“Seeing the stock plastic sights on a Glock in use is like seeing picture frames with the sample picture still inside them, or someone trying to pay for their purchases with the cardboard “credit cards” that came in their wallet. It’s a little sad and awkward and you feel sorry for the person and don’t know quite what to say.” – Tamara K., Editor of the View From The Porch blog.