Daily Archives: November 6, 2014

Gold to dip below $1000?

Mark Twain famously quipped that a miner was a liar standing beside a hole in the ground. In practice this has not been so far from truth. A good many producers were over-promising margins the past few years by under-reporting … Continue reading

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The loonie breaks

Today the Canadian dollar index (CDW) has broken to a low last seen in November of 2008 when the great financial crisis was humbling bankers and halving global asset prices. This time around, stock markets have barely begun to decline … Continue reading

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More robbery from the banksters

So taxpayers bail them out so that they can continue illicit schemes to defraud those same taxpayers. Then the banks negotiate fines when caught and continue their highly profitable racket. Is it any wonder that finance has the biggest buildings, … Continue reading

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German factory orders disappoint optimists (again)

Just as the energy sector has driven the growth in North America the past 6 years, German manufacturing has been the only cylinder firing in Europe. With commodity prices and German factory orders now both plunging in 2014, global sales … Continue reading

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The ‘impossible’ burger made entirely from plants

Cleaner, more efficient energy of all kinds is the future. Yep. We can. Impossible Foods CEO and Co-Founder Patrick Brown discusses his company’s products which are made entirely from plants, creating a sustainable source of food and why he says … Continue reading

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The end of monetary tricks

We humans adapt very quickly to new developments that quickly become our “norm”.  Before the debt bubble of 2001-2007 billowed and burst, ‘normal’ overnight policy rates in Europe and North America were in the 5 to 6% range, houses and … Continue reading

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