Market Report – Brexit Betrayed? Will May Survive?

  The latest bi-weekly Market Report is up on Patreon discussing Theresa May's cabinet-level approval of her Brexit deal.  May was put in charge to shepherd Brexit to the satisfaction of the Remainers and the EU and it looks like she is going for broke to achieve that goal. How this is affecting capital markets, especially gold, … Continue reading Market Report – Brexit Betrayed? Will May Survive?

Market Report 11-10-2018

The latest market report focuses on what happens now that Jeff Sessions has been removed as an obstacle to Trump fighting back against the coming Democrat-led House and the inevitable burying of DoJ and CIA malfeasance by incoming House Intel Cmte. Chair Adam Schiff among other things. To gain access to twice weekly market reports … Continue reading Market Report 11-10-2018

Private Blog – 11-7-2018 – The Mid-Term Split Decision

Today's Market Report focuses on, what else?, the mid-terms.  How does this 'split decision' affect things.  What does it mean for Trumpism?  Where do we go from here? For those interested in signing up for the private blog and twice weekly Market Reports, join my Patreon and pledge at least $4/month.

For Russia Change Comes SWIFT

During the ruble crisis of 2014/15 Russia announced in the wake of U.S. and European sanctions over reunifying with Crimea that it would begin building a domestic electronic financial transfer system, an alternative to SWIFT. That system, System for Transfer of Financial Messages (SPFS), is not only now functioning in Russia, according to a report from … Continue reading For Russia Change Comes SWIFT

Private Blog — A Scary Halloween for Mutti?

Today's market report focuses on the effects of the loss of political power for German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Her deposition as the head of the German state, and thus also the EU, will be a major event that will likely be the catalyst for capital flight out of Europe and into the U.S. The signs … Continue reading Private Blog — A Scary Halloween for Mutti?

Private Blog — Market Report 10-28-2018

This morning's Market Report focuses on the potential for Hessian elections to upset the German political system in a way that few in Europe want to contemplate.  Also I give some advice on how to trade gold and Bitcoin for the mid-terms. You can join the Private Blog club by pledging just $4/month at my … Continue reading Private Blog — Market Report 10-28-2018

Germany Admits it Needs More from Russia than Nordstream 2

During the years the U.S. and its satraps in Poland and the Baltics fought the Nordstream 2 pipeline it was always apparent Germany was in the driver's seat.  It was also apparent that this would be the wedge issue that would ultimately force Germany to pursue independent policy from the U.S. Nordstream 2 is and … Continue reading Germany Admits it Needs More from Russia than Nordstream 2

Private Blog – Market Report for 10-24-2018: Gold and the Euro

Today's Market Report for Patrons focuses on the changing relationship between gold, the euro and bitcoin as it pertains to the unfolding sovereign debt crisis and how that will shape our view of the next monetary system. If you would like access to the Private Blog and twice weekly 20 minute reports like this join … Continue reading Private Blog – Market Report for 10-24-2018: Gold and the Euro