Economics & Investing For Preppers

Derivatives

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on market watcher Nick Giambruno and his comments on the looming U.S. pension crisis.  (See the Troubling Trends section.)

Precious Metals

Kitco video: As Bitcoin Plummets More than $500, Will it Mark a Return to Gold?

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Gold iPhones: Weight of Gold & Silver Recycled by Apple is Eye Popping

 



Economics & Investing For Preppers

Economics and Investing

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on Economic Stagnation. (See the Economy & Finance section.)

Precious Metals

Gold Price Prediction for September 12, 2017

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Hub Moolman: Gold Prices And The Coming Collapse: Are We Close To A Major Monetary Event?

Commodities:

Cobalt and Tungsten: The prices of these vital metals are soaring

Forex:

Deutsche Bank Warns: ‘The Dollar is in Trouble’  (Thanks to Gregg P. for the link.)

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X22 Report (video): De-Dollarization Continues As … Continue reading



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Equifax

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on the recent massive Equifax Hack attack. (See the Troubling Trends section, near the end of this column.)

Precious Metals

The first 26:20 of this 33-minute mini-documentary is well worth watching:  Silver vs. The World (Why I Went ALL IN On Silver) His reasoning is sound.  If you don’t quite grok it, then watch the first 26:20 a second time.

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Wall St., Main St. Look For Gold To Extend Recent Gains

 

Stocks:

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PCGS Slabbed Gold

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on numismatics. (See the Tangibles Investing section, near the end of this column.)

Precious Metals

First up, at Sharps-Pixley: Silver, the Bargain of the Century, sure to Explode after Gold Breakout

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The futures contracts for gold are still reflecting a lot of uncertainty, globally. (The recent hydrogen bomb test in North Korea seems to be the source of considerable angst.)

 

Stocks:

Moving on to stocks: No great surprise, but the share price of Home Depot is up 2.37%, even … Continue reading



Economics & Investing For Preppers

Shrinking Dollar

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on the Dollar Downturn. (See the Forex section.)

Precious Metals:

Gold Advances 2.5% on Week, Silver Surges 4.5%

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Gold Breakout & Upside Price Targets

 

Stocks:

Next, at Seeking Alpha, there is this: September 2017 Stock Considerations

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At CNBC: Dow closes more than 200 points lower, posts its worst day since August 17. (Warning: Has auto-start video.)

 

Commodities:

On to this piece at Platts: Key trends impacting … Continue reading



Economics & Investing For Preppers

Zinc ingot

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on the noteworthy bear market prediction of veteran market advisor Milton Berg. (See the Stocks section.)

Precious Metals:

Gold Reset To $10,000/oz Coming “By January 1, 2018” – Rickards

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Cartel Sold 9% of Remaining Gold Supply for 2017 in One Minute

 

Stocks (Milton Berg):

Video: Milton Berg predicts a “30-year bear market” after perhaps a further 3% to 7% run-up: From Stocks to Bonds, the Bear-Market Signals Are Multiplying. JWR Suggests: Get out of the equities markets early, folks. Do … Continue reading



Economics & Investing For Preppers

Gold Watch

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on zinc.  (See the Commodities section.)

 

Precious Metals:

To begin, over at Zero Hedge: Grant Williams: “History Is About To Repeat Itself Again… And It Might Get Ugly”

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Hub Moolman in South Africa: The Amount Of Dollars In Existence Relative To The Silver Price Points To Much Higher Prices

Stocks:

Mexico approves new stock exchange; aims for start early next year

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Provident Financial set for demotion as FTSE loses ground

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Piggy Bank

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on underfunded pensions. (See the Economy and Finance section.)

Precious Metals:

First up, over at Bloomberg, we read: Gold Is Shaken by a Mysterious 2 Million-Ounce Trade

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Also this at Gold-Eagle: Gold Prices This Week And Next Week’s Forecast

Stocks:

On to stocks: Greenspan’s warning went deeper than the stock market

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How the Dow is being rattled by North Korean missiles, Harvey floods and low volumes, in four charts

Commodities:

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antique books

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on  investing in rare books. (See the Tangibles section, near the end of this column.)

 

Precious Metals:

First up: Silver Prices in 2017: This Chart Shows Silver Prices Could Hit $100

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Cramer Would Invest 10% Of Power Ball Winnings Into Gold

Stocks:

Investors pull billions from US stocks in longest outflow streak since 2004

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And here is the latest over-weekend stock market news at Nasdaq.

 

Commodities:

Next, Jon Yeomans of  The … Continue reading



Economics & Investing For Preppers

Antique Gunleather

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on investing in antique gunleather. (See the Tangibles section, near the end of this column.)

 

Precious Metals:

First, there is this at Equities.com: Gold: A Hedge Against Growing Risk

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Gold eases ahead of Jackson Hole central bankers meet

Stocks:

Top 4 Inverse ETFs for a Bear Market as of August 2017

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Global investors look to Jackson Hole for signs of how QE will end

 

Commodities:

Copper: This one surging metal … Continue reading



Economics & Investing For Preppers

Auction Fever

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on how to avoid Auction Fever. (See the Tangibles section, near the end of this column.)  Today’s column is terse, since JWR is traveling to view the eclipse.

 

Precious Metals:

The 46-Year Record of Platinum-Gold Ratios

Stocks:

Ron Paul: 50% stock market plunge ‘conceivable,’ but it’s not President Trump’s fault

 

Commodities:

Next, over at OilPrice.com: The Strategic Petroleum Reserve Is Slowly Dying

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I missed this when it was posted back in April: 2020s To Be … Continue reading



Economics & Investing For Preppers

Derivatives

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on  derivatives counterparty risk. (See the Derivatives section, below.)

Precious Metals:

This Year’s Best Commodity Is One of the Smallest Metals Markets

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Commentary from Hub Moolman in South Africa:  Gold Set To Rise While Debt-Based Assets Collapse

Stocks:

Stock market’s record-setting rally at risk as doubts grow over Trump agenda. JWR’s Comment: Of course what the Mass Media is not reporting is the fact that most of the controversy was self-generated by the leftist mass media talking heads.  They … Continue reading



Economics & Investing For Preppers

Scandium

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on  investing in Rare Earths. (See the Tangibles section, near the end of this column.)

Precious Metals:

CPM Group:  Precious Metals Outlook for 2017

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Top Four Platinum Stocks for 2017

Stocks:

Thursday’s headline: Dow drops 200 points, led by Cisco. By the time of the closing bell:  The DJIA was down 1.2%, the S&P 500 dropped 1.5%, and the NASDAQ Composite  Index fell 1.9%.  Meanwhile, across the Atlantic, the Euro STOXX 50 declined 0.3%.  Oh, and gold was up nearly … Continue reading



Economics & Investing For Preppers

Full Capacity Magazines

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on investing in firearms magazines. (See the Tangibles section, near the end of this column.)

Precious Metals:

Jack Chan: Silver Price Update

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Gold Forecast for the Week of August 14, 2017, Technical Analysis

Stocks:

Top Four Gold Stocks as of August 2017

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Do You Own Those Three Recession-Proof Stocks?

 

Commodities

Next, over at Knoema: Nickel Price Long Term Forecast (to 2030)

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Economics & Investing For Preppers

Hallicrafters S-38

Here are the latest 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 JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on investing in antique radios. (See the Tangibles section, near the end of this column.)

Precious Metals:

First off, both silver and gold jumped last week, as the headlines were filled with fears about possible nuclear war with North Korea.  I hope that you bought low.

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Next, from Hub Moolman: Silver Price Forecast: Silver Boom Time?

 

Stocks:

Jim Rogers says the ‘biggest crisis in his life’ is less than a year away.

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World’s Top Stock Market Really Just … Continue reading