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How Markets Are Rigged Against You

But the fundamentals will ultimately prevail
Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 3:17 PM

Well, the idea of markets being rigged is pretty much coming out of the woodwork now, and the fact that it is indicative of too much power being concentrated into the hands of too few people, especially moral people, is gaining acceptance.

You know, historically we've seen this over and over again, and many times it has not ended all that well for the 'money changers.'

Here's the 'meme' being presented in Canada by CBC. » Read more

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Charting Gold

What the charts are telling us
Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 9:51 AM

Few investment/finance topics spark as many strong emotions as gold, for its adherents and detractors are equally committed to their views, and equally unlikely to switch camps.

Adherents view gold as the only real money in a world of constant currency debasements, while detractors don’t see gold as an investment, as it lacks a yield and price-earnings ratio. » Read more