Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 Hyperinflation in Venezuela. (See the Economy and Finance section.) Precious Metals: First off, over at Zero Hedge: Gold ETF Holdings Surge To 4-Year Highs Ahead Of Lunar New Year Forex: Just as I have been warning you for several years in this column: It’ll be …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 “Crypto Collapse”. Precious Metals: Egon von Greyerz: Gold Will Surge As The World Hits A Rock Or A Hard Place. It is noteworthy that a lot of his advice is in very close alignment to what you’ve reading from me in SurvivalBlog for …




The Strange Case Of The Falling Dollar – And What It Means For Gold

This article was written by Brandon Smith (the Editor of Alt-Market.com) and originally published at Birch Gold Group. Trillions of dollars in uncontrolled central bank stimulus and years of artificially low interest rates have poisoned every aspect of our financial system. Nothing functions as it used to. In fact, many markets actually move in the exact opposite manner as they did before the debt crisis began in 2008. The most obvious example has been stocks, which have enjoyed the most historic bull market ever despite all fundamental data being contrary to a healthy economy. With a so far endless supply …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 U.S. Creditworthiness. (See the Economy and Finance section.) Precious Metals: First off, there is this, at Seeking Alpha: Gold Weekly: Too Late To Ride The Wave? o  o  o Also there, Scot MacDonald asks: Is Silver Ready For Takeoff? Stock Markets: Reader Diane C. suggested …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 a possible boom in commodities in 2018. Precious Metals: Hedge Funds Kick Off 2018 Piling Into Gold and Silver o  o  o Next, at The National: Will 2018 mirror 2011 as a landmark year for precious metals? Stock Markets: Three reasons the 2018 stock market …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 American retail giant Walmart. Precious Metals: Kitco News Gold Survey: Dollar’s Pain To Mean Gold’s Gain o  o  o Rich Dad Author Says The Next Financial Crash Will be Like an “Avalanche”. Kiyosaki is predicting huge losses and a “half off sale” for stocks. For …




Guest Article: Gold Market Themes for 2018, by Arkadiusz Sieroń

2018 has just begun. What will a new year bring for the gold market? Macroeconomic Outlook Will Remain Unpleasant The current economic expansion is surprisingly durable, as it has already lasted more than 100 months. It worries many investors who are afraid of the upcoming recessions. Surely, there are many reasons to worry, and the recession will eventually come. But we are not at this point yet. The current expansion is unusually long, but it is exceptionally sluggish. This year we expect that the global economic growth will continue. Actually, it may even accelerate and become more synchronized among countries. …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 robotic gold mining, in the near future. Precious Metals (Robotic Gold Mining): First up, some real food for thought: Assessing the long-term Gold and Silver market (2030-2060). JWR’s Comments: I take his prediction of robotic gold mining as further validation of my view that silver …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 postage stamps. Precious Metals: First off, there is this, over at the great Alt-Market site: What The Falling Dollar Means For Gold Prices In 2018 Stock Markets: Equity Euphoria Grips the Entire World. JWR’s Comments: Don’t expect to make any money by …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 silver half dollars. Precious Metals: Gold & Silver Are More Relevant Than Bitcoin – DeCarley Trading o  o  o Precious Metals Price Predictions for 2018 o  o  o And here is a contrarian prediction, from the UK: Commodities Outlook: Gold Price to Fall …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 Cryptocurrencies in 2018. Precious Metals: Jeff Clark: The Q&A Guide to Cryptos vs. Gold and Silver o  o  o Asian Metals Market Update Stock Markets: Paul R. LaMonica: Can the stock market bull keep raging in 2018? (This page has as a mostly un-related auto-start …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 long-banned R-12 refrigerant.  (See the Tangibles Investing section.) Precious Metals: U.S. Mint Posts Weakest Coin Sales In A Decade As Gold Prices Rise   Stock Markets: A record year for the S&P 500: The index finished 2017 with 12 months of gains   Commodities: …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 2o17 Stock Rally. (See the Stock Markets section.) Precious Metals: Gold Pushes Toward $1,300; Can Rally Continue? o  o  o All Bets On Silver In 2018 – Kitco’s Survey Stock Markets (2017 Stock Rally): Over at the CNBC Cheering Section: Strategist Jeff Saut: I’d …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 Collectible Knives. (See the Tangibles Investing section, near the end of this column.) Precious Metals: Ira Epstein’s Precious Metals Video: Dec-27-2017. JWR’s Comment:  As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not a chartist, but I always find something of interest in Ira’s videos.   Stock Markets: London stock …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

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 Exodus Cryptocurrency Wallet Tool. (See the Cryptocurrencies section, near the end of this column.) Precious Metals: Gold rises on dollar weakness, palladium hits 17-year peak JWR’s Comment: With platinum now at around $922 per Troy ounce and gold at around $1,283, it makes more …