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What should our economic priorities be?

Paul Nathan suggests that our first priority should be bringing gov't spending (i.e., debt) under control. http://www.kitco.com/ind/Nathan/mar022010.html Quote: There is another theory of money that challenges the Monetarists ...

Forum topic - Doug - Mar 3 2010 - 10:38am - 11 comments

What's so wrong with Keynes and Fiat, anyway?

Silly question, right? Well, during a conversation about the mismanagement of our nation today, a professor of mine essentially called me an idiot for blaming our nations adherence to Keynsian economic principles and a fiat currency. Now, while I ...

Forum topic - A. M. - Feb 25 2010 - 3:46pm - 48 comments

AMERICA THE MISERABLE- An Observation on American Optimism

Patrick Allitt, a British citizen, and a professor of American history in the US for over 30 years observes: The optimism once held by many Americans has been "beaten out" of them. Read his essay and his interview with CNN: AMERICA ...

Forum topic - jill402 - Feb 23 2010 - 11:55pm - 0 comments

Origins of the Council on Foreign Relations

This is a series of videos by G. Edward Griffin detailing the origins of The Council on Foreign Relations.  G. Edward Griffin is the arthur of the book "The Creature from Jekyll Island"  Which is on Dr. Martenson's list of essential ...

Forum topic - Nacci - Feb 23 2010 - 10:16pm - 2 comments

David Faber's (CNBC guy) comments

Ok - I don't rely on CNBC to get accurate financial news but I do watch it most mornings to listen to what the MSM is saying.  I have to admit they do occasionally have some quality guests (i.e. Schiff, Jim Rickards).  This morning David Faber ...

Forum topic - Littleskipper - Feb 12 2010 - 12:17pm - 2 comments

train wreck list

OK>  We all know that the financial system is still very wobbly.  A train wreck waiting to happen? We know that commercial real estate is heading for a cliff. We know that the real estate market in general is still falling off the rails. ...

Forum topic - On Our Own - Feb 12 2010 - 9:51am - 19 comments

Iran to open oil bourse??

It was once rumored that part of the US' cause for entering Iraq was to prevent it from de-coupling the sale of oil from the US dollar.  Arguable and conspiracy theory type talk,  but plausible if nothing else.  Now Iran first claims that they wil ...

Forum topic - On Our Own - Feb 5 2010 - 12:47pm - 4 comments

Crash Course Seminar in Broomfield, Colorado

Please see the announcement in the public forum area under events: http://www.peakprosperity.com/forum/crash-course-seminar-broomfield-colorado/34914 Re: Crash Course Seminar in Broomfield, Colorado Check out how the Crash Course ...

Forum topic - dps - Jun 15 2012 - 2:36am - 1 comment

Crash Course Seminar offered in Broomfield, Colorado

Please see the thread in the public events section: http://www.peakprosperity.com/forum/crash-course-seminar-broomfield-colorado/34914 Re: Crash Course Seminar offered in Broomfield, Colorado Way to go Don! Please be sure to let ...

Forum topic - dps - Jun 15 2012 - 2:36am - 4 comments

Possible game changer

Yesterday I saw this very interesting article: http://smarteconomy.typepad.com/smart_economy/2010/01/haiti-rich-in-unexplored-hydrocarbons-with-potential-oil-reserves-larger-than-those-of-venezuela-gol.html This article talks about the richness ...

Forum topic - keelba - Jan 26 2010 - 11:34am - 0 comments

How the government banker bailout screwed me

Heres how the banker bailout scammed me. I got my law school student loans from Citi and Wachovia. I figured they would go broke and that some type of haircut would be applied to my loan. Then, in the fall of 2008 the big banks blew up. Citi and ...

Forum topic - Subprime JD - Jan 25 2010 - 9:32pm - 31 comments

Informative, Crash Course Reference Book?

John Mauldin, has written a thought-provoking piece titled... "Thoughts On The End Game"   This piece includes a nice overview of a book released in September 2009... "This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial ...

Forum topic - Nichoman - Jan 25 2010 - 3:02pm - 0 comments

Need help in this argument

Hi all. A friend of mine (who works for Deutsch Bank in NYC) and I are having quite a discussion about the Federal Reserve and Ben Bernake.  After going back and forth he sent me this email which I would like your feedback. "We will start with ...

Forum topic - castlewp - Jan 23 2010 - 2:15pm - 21 comments

The next ten years ...

Jeff Rubin's recent lecture on the three E's and the near future.. I was particularly struck by the growth of internal consumption in OPEC nations... and the need for carbon protectionism.. Re: The next ten years ...

Forum topic - plato1965 - Jun 15 2012 - 2:39am - 5 comments

2010 Outlook

Leo Kolivakis has posted an excellent list of linked articles on the outlook for 2010 from all sorts of hedge funds, banks, and economic gurus over at Zero Hedge.  I haven't even gotten started with it, but just looking at who is on the list makes ...

Forum topic - Farmer Brown - Jan 14 2010 - 8:20pm - 2 comments

EU and the four(!) E:s

The European parlament has written a report to its president on the biggest challenges EU faces in the next decade. It is a rare moment to feel that the bureucrats in Brussels "get it", especially in such important matters! ...

Forum topic - Tapani - Jun 15 2012 - 2:39am - 1 comment

My sister in law is buying a house in Australia. Sigh..

Even a cursory look at the Aussie housing market will show that it is in bubble territory. Especially Perth in Western Australia where median home price is 7.5 times earnings. For the last year i have repeatedly warned her NOT to buy. She is 22 years ...

Forum topic - Subprime JD - Jan 12 2010 - 5:05am - 4 comments

Apoplectic, impotent rage.....

I try to read across the blogosphere and the newspapers so that I can read from multiple perspectives.  I recognize that we do not all live in the same America.  And America does not live in the same world that much of the rest of the world does.  But, ...

Forum topic - On Our Own - Jan 10 2010 - 12:58pm - 27 comments

Iceland

I, personally, think Iceland was the victim of economic hit men who wan teed to force them into the EU.  But, if they use this to keep them out of the EU it leaves that theory in limbo.  What do you think will come next?  What effect could this have on ...

Forum topic - On Our Own - Jan 7 2010 - 12:24pm - 20 comments

A Contrarian possibility

A Contrarian possibility ...........   However much I may disagree with the policies and actions followed by our current  administration (and the last for that matter), I do believe that most in and around the White House are ...

Forum topic - jpitre - Jan 3 2010 - 1:56am - 18 comments