Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we look at investing in antique swords and sabers. (See the Tangibles Investing section.) Precious Metals: News from Canada: June 1, The Hunt Is On For $100K In Gold And Silver. JWR’s Comment: This is a wild golden goose chase, but at least it beats Pokemon Go. …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we look at investing in Valmet rifles. (See the Tangibles Investing section.) Precious Metals: Allen Sykora: Sentiment Upbeat On Palladium, Less Dubious Of Platinum: UBS o  o  o “I’m Not a Gold Bug – You’re a Dollar Bug!” Economy & Finance: At Zero Hedge: Is It Time …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we turn our attention to collectible cars. (See the Tangibles Investing section.) Precious Metals: Gold Stays Cold; Silver Gets Sold; Their Ratio Behold! o  o  o What Does The New Fed’s Regime Imply For The Gold Price? Economy & Finance: The poseurs running the Federal Reserve banking …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we look at HK91 rifles. (See the Tangibles Investing section.) Precious Metals: We’ll start with this at Gold-Eagle: Tariffs Terror: Stocks Crash And Gold Price Soars o  o  o The Only Gold The US Will Show: The “Working Vault” At West Point Economy & Finance: At Wolf …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we look at possibly jumping back into Bitcoin. (See the Cryptos section.) Precious Metals: We’ll start with this: Why Is Basel III Creating A Buzz Among Gold Bugs? o  o  o Fund Manager Reveals His Top 10 Precious Metals List Economy & Finance: From Wolf Richter: Fed …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we look at the importance of growing U.S. natural gas exports to European Union (EU) countries. (See the Commodities section.) Precious Metals: We’ll begin with: Seven Laws of Investing (as they relate to gold investing.) o  o  o David Lin: Finally, Silver Prices May Have Bottomed, But …




The Crash In US Economic Fundamentals Is Accelerating, by Brandon Smith

Note: This article first appeared at Alt-Market.com, and is re-posted with permission. When looking at the health of an economic system it is impossible to gauge growth or stability by only taking two or three indicators into account. The problem is, this is exactly what central banks and governments tend to do. In fact, governments and central banks wildly and deliberately promote certain indicators as the signals everyone should care about while ignoring a whole host of other fundamentals that do not fit their “recovery” narrative. When these few chosen indicators don’t read well either, they rig the numbers in …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we look at how the Swedish government is urging citizens toward  hoarding cash. (See the Economy & Finance section.) Precious Metals: We’ll start of today’s E&I column with this from Zero Hedge: More Trouble in Mexico: Second Largest Silver Mine Suspends Operations. o  o  o Gold Jewellery …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we look at investing in discontinued car models. Pictured is a pre-1999 air-cooled Porsche 911 — made before the major engine design change and body style re-vamp (See the Tangibles Investing section near the end of this column.) Precious Metals: From the perspective of chartist Mark Mead …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we examine investing in Ruger 77 International stainless steel rifles. (See the Tangibles Investing section near the end of this column.) Precious Metals: Italy Is Latest Country Seeking To Bring Their People’s Gold Home o  o  o Johann Wiebe interview: Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Give Up On …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we look at investing in discontinued Seiko Alpinist watches. (See the Tangibles Investing section at the end of this column.) Precious Metals: The “Means That Matter” Point To Correction – Bloomberg Intelligence o  o  o The vast gold hoards held by Germany’s population Economy & Finance: CNBC: …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we’ll focus on Family Budgets. Precious Metals: Put Gold In Your Bag, Man, But Let Silver Sag, Says Sachs o  o  o GDP Numbers Show Gold Is Learning To Live Without U.S. Dollar: George Gero Economy & Finance: At Zero Hedge: $220,000 For Every Man, Woman And Child …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we look at investing in discontinued Colt Python Revolvers. (See the Tangibles Investing section at the end of this column.) Precious Metals: Why Is Gold Up When The U.S. Economy Grew 3.2%? Dive Deeper, Say Analysts o  o  o Washington State Politicians Drop Cynical Attempt to Impose …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we look at various way to make money in reselling retail tangibles–everything from Legos, to sports cars, to whiskey. (See the Tangibles Investing section at the end of this column.)   Precious Metals: Gold: Is $1280 A Floor Or A Sponge? o  o  o Silver Shortages are …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we look at investing in discontinued Browning stainless steel guns. (See the Tangibles Investing section at the end of this column.)   Precious Metals: Gold To Peak At $1,400 On Risk Aversion By Year-End — Capital Economics o  o  o Gold Price Forecast: Gold Lower Even As …