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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 6/22 – Venezuela Closes Brazil Border, Georgians Receive Test Alert For ‘Radiological Hazard’

    by Daily Digest

    Saturday, June 22, 2019, 12:33 PM

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    • Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next
    • South China Sea: Satellite image shows Chinese fighter jets deployed to contested island
    • White House unveils $50 billion Palestinian economic plan
    • Trump says he doesn’t want war with Iran, but there will be ‘obliteration’ if it comes
    • Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US
    • ICE’s planned deportation raids in 10 big cities: what we know
    • President Trump announces delay of mass immigration raids that were to begin Sunday
    • Russian Trolls Stir up Measles Vaccination Controversy
    • U.S. Summer Driving Gets Off to Pricier Start as Refinery Burns
    • Georgians received an alarming test alert for a ‘radiological hazard’

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  • Insider
    Federal Reserve

    Off The Cuff: Decoding This Week’s Fed Minutes

    Could the US really eventually see negative interest rates?
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, June 21, 2019, 2:24 PM

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    In this week’s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and Axel Merk discuss:

    • Decoding The Fed’s Latest Commentary
      • Cuts are coming = expect more bad news on the economy
    • The Uncertainty Principle
      • By reacting, the Fed may be creating the conditions it wants to avoid
    • Gold Looking Good
      • Lower real rates will push the gold price higher
    • How Low Will Interest Rates Go?
      • Could the US really go negative?

    This week  both the ECB and the Federal Reserve gave the market the soothing words it wanted to hear: any weakness will be met with rate cuts. And perhaps revived asset purchase programs.

    Is this really wise with interest rates already so low and a global recession unfolding? And how low, really, is the Fed prepared to go with US interest rates? Axel, who maintains a dialog with Fed insiders, does his best in this week’s podcast to decode what Mario Draghi and Jerome Powell are planning.

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  • Blog

    ‘Somebody’ Finally Cares About Gold

    And now that $1,400/oz has been breached, there's plenty of room to run
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, June 21, 2019, 1:34 PM

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    On Tuesday, Mario Draghi apparently went rogue on his fellow policymakers and launched into a swan song version of his all-time hit “Whatever it takes”. The next day, Jerome Powell at the Fed confirmed his willingness to ease and let the market know he stands ready to cut rates multiple times over the next year.

    That — plus a downed US drone patrolling the Iran border — poured gasoline on gold, which spiked as high as $1,410/oz, finally breaking free of the $1,350 ceiling that had blocked its advance for years.

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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 6/21 – Good News Friday: Renewables Winning Against Coal And Gas, Making ‘Plastic’ From Cactus Juice

    by Daily Digest

    Friday, June 21, 2019, 6:22 AM

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    • Anti-Robocall Bill Gets Bipartisan Backing
    • Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London to tackle air pollution
    • Renewables are winning the economics battle against new coal and gas, stunning study shows
    • Fake Meat Will Save Us
    • Prehistoric People Built Little Artificial Islands in Scottish Lochs
    • I Was a Newbie Bird Counter
    • Three Surprising Solutions To Climate Change
    • How to make biodegradable ‘plastic’ from cactus juice

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  • Insider
    Drone Iran US War

    Drone Shot Down, Gold And Oil Shoot Up

    How will the US react?
    by Chris Martenson

    Thursday, June 20, 2019, 5:45 PM

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    Maybe with all the monetary stimulus and other catalysts, oil and gold were just itching for a reason to go higher, but on Thursday morning oil convincingly launched higher on news that Iran shot down a US drone.

    Gold, which had rather mysteriously spiked earlier on Wednesday night stayed elevated, even as copper, platinum and palladium all tumbled back lower throughout the day.

    The drone shot down was a very advanced, and large version equipped presumably with the latest and most advanced spying and detection hardware. This action moves us a few notches closer to an actual shooting war with Iran.

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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 6/20 – EIA Data Pushes Oil Prices Higher, Why Is Climate Change So Often “Sooner than Predicted”?

    by Daily Digest

    Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9:17 AM

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    • Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon ‘war-fighting’ doctrine
    • Want a House Like This? Prepare for a Bidding War With Investors
    • FASB Advances Toward Easing Accounting Burden for Libor Phaseout
    • Number of People Fleeing Conflict Is Highest Since World War II, U.N. Says
    • Oakland Councilmember Warns Oakland and Emeryville that they may lose Home Depot Stores over Blight
    • Xi Jinping arrives in Pyongyang, marking first visit by Chinese leader to North Korea in 14 years
    • Free Lunch!
    • How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela’s Gold Landed in Africa—and Vanished
    • This is what REAL SHTF looks like in a Farm or Homestead
    • Iran Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone amid tensions
    • Democrats demand answers on Trump’s approach to Iran
    • The Latest: 2 rockets land on oil company sites in Iraq
    • Bullish EIA Data Pushes Oil Prices Higher
    • Climate Change: Why is it So Often “Sooner than Predicted”?
    • Our Love Of Almonds Is Seriously Jeopardizing Honeybees
    • US beekeepers lost 40% of honeybee colonies over past year, survey finds
    • India’s sixth biggest city is almost entirely out of water

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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 6/19 – Italy’s Public Debt Hits New High, When Debt Becomes A Life Sentence

    by Daily Digest

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 5:16 AM

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    • Residents in Illinois’ Metro East area are fleeing a growing property tax burden, fueling regional population loss.
    • Betting the house: investors demand higher premiums for risky Australian mortgage bonds
    • Tuition increase coming to all of Oregon’s public universities
    • Italy’s Public Debt Hits New High Of $2.66 Trillion In April – Central Bank
    • When Debt Becomes A Life Sentence: The Rise of Terminal Debt
    • French 10-year government bond yield turns negative after Draghi remarks
    • ‘Super Mario’ shock: euro slides, yields hit new lows
    • China holdings of U.S. Treasuries in April skid to nearly two-year low
    • The View From Abroad: America As Others See It
    • Oil Prices Jump On Hopes Of End To U.S.-China Trade War
    • Greenland Was 40 Degrees Hotter Than Normal This Week, And Things Are Getting Intense

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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 6/18 – India Hitting U.S. With More Tariffs, Can Bacteria Help Us Replace Plastic?

    by Daily Digest

    Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 8:08 AM

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    • India is hitting the United States with more tariffs
    • Ho Ho Ho It’s magic: Deutsche Bank, Market Cap $14B to Spin Off $50B in assets
    • Risky partner: Top U.S. universities took funds from Chinese firm tied to Xinjiang security
    • In El Paso, Border Patrol Is Detaining Migrants in ‘a Human Dog Pound’
    • Trump may be about to face his biggest test yet on the economy
    • State Department Funded Trolls To Attack Journalists Against Iran War
    • PepsiCo offers to settle with Indian farmers it sued over potatoes for Lays chips
    • Trump furiously denies claims that the US is increasing cyber attacks on Russia and that he has not been told because Pentagon officials fear he might cancel the operation
    • This man ate ‘expired’ food for a year. Here’s why expiration dates are practically meaningless.
    • I’m a 29-Year-Old With $235k in Student Debt. I’ll Never Pay It Back.
    • Here’s What the Average Worker Has Saved in a 401(k)
    • Facebook’s digital currency could trigger new D.C. battles
    • The Oil Price Risk Analysts Are Ignoring
    • U.S. Shale Growth Is Decelerating
    • A Major Existential Threat Is Arising For Natural Gas
    • Replacing Plastic: Can Bacteria Help Us Break The Habit?

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  • Podcast

    Ronni Stoeferle: In Gold We Trust

    Why we may soon see prices of $1,500-1,600/oz
    by Adam Taggart

    Monday, June 17, 2019, 11:51 PM

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    Fresh from releasing his exhaustive 340-page annual report titled In Gold We Trust, Ronald Stoerferle joins us to summarize his forecast for the yellow metal.

    Stoerferle, an author of several books on Austrian economics and head of strategy and portfolio management at Incrementum AG, concludes that gold is poised to move explosively higher. He sees a new bull market beginning for the precious metal — one likely to quickly build momentum as the impending recession arrives and the world’s central banks revert to extreme easing policy measures.

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  • Daily Digest

    Daily Digest 6/17 – Revenge Of The Bacteria, Leaderless And Livid In Hong Kong

    by Daily Digest

    Monday, June 17, 2019, 7:46 AM

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    • Inside Sudan’s Internet ban, brutal clampdown on protesters, and sexual violence
    • Bosses pocket Trump tax windfall as workers see job promises vanish
    • Trump warns of a ‘market crash the likes of which has not been seen before’ if he loses 2020 election — but economists are worried he’s causing a recession on his own
    • Leaderless and livid: The youngsters on Hong Kong front lines
    • Hong Kong’s surveillance-savvy protesters go digitally dark
    • California could become first to limit facial recognition technology; police aren’t happy
    • The Empty Storefront Crisis and the End of the American Dream
    • The “Launch on Warning” Nuclear Strategy and Its Insider Critics
    • Revenge of the Bacteria: Why We’re Losing the War
    • U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid
    • Massive power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay: power companies
    • Nestlé is still taking national forest water for its Arrowhead label, with feds’ help
    • Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid in sight
    • France to declare natural disaster after storms rip through crops
    • Forget soybeans, U.S. farmers rush to plant hemp
    • Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America’s dirty secret

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