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Hard Assets Alliance
By Hard Assets Alliance on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 - 12:47pm

The 3 Biggest Trends That Will Drive Gold in the Next 30 Years

The World Gold Council recently released an insightful report titled, Gold 2048: The Next 30 Years for Gold. This report looks at overarching demographic, technological, economic, political, and social trends around the world and their implications for the gold market.

The report has brought together top gold industry experts as well as world-renowned authors and economists who discuss the underlying macro forces that will drive gold in the next 30 years.

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suziegruber
By suziegruber on Sun, Jan 14, 2018 - 3:08am

Accelerated Crash Course Viewing - Ashland

Hi everyone,
I recently moved to Ashland, Oregon and I have decided to show the Accelerated Crash Course at the Ashland Library on Monday, March 5th.  Adam Taggart will be joining us remotely for live Q&A. 

I want to meet as many people as possible here in Southern Oregon who are interested in the 3Es.  If you know other people who might be interested, please download and share the attached flyer.

Hugs,
Suzie

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Dante
By Dante on Thu, Feb 19, 2015 - 1:20pm

Buffett dumps Exxon-Mobil

I haven't seen this discussed yet.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-17/berkshire-cuts-exxon-m...

Is seems counter to his "buy solid dividend companies and hold" policy.

Is he changing his view on energy or is he just seeing a top and planning to dive back in at some future bottom?  Any thoughts?

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Arthur2014
By Arthur2014 on Tue, Sep 23, 2014 - 1:11am

BIS Quarterly Review, September 2014

BIS Quarterly Review, September 2014

The BIS Quarterly Review for September 2014 says volatility stirs, markets unshaken.

http://www.bis.org/publ/qtrpdf/r_qt1409.htm

full text:

http://www.bis.org/publ/qtrpdf/r_qt1409.pdf

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Arthur2014
By Arthur2014 on Tue, Sep 23, 2014 - 1:07am

G-20 Meeting Sept 2014

G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting

Sept 2014

G R O U P O F T W E N T Y

GLOBAL PROSPECTS AND POLICY CHALLENGES

full text:

http://www.imf.org/external/np/g20/pdf/2014/091714.pdf

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Fri, Aug 8, 2014 - 8:57pm

The Fed Created $3 Trillion Since 2008 And All I Got Was...

From CBS MarketWatch:

One-fourth of U.S. families "just getting by"

New data from the Federal Reserve highlight how many Americans continue to struggle financially more than five years after the end of the Great Recession.

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Thu, Jan 2, 2014 - 5:31pm

Bloom County on Economic Debate

Amidst all the debate we have, it's good we step back every so often to laugh at ourselves:

(Source)

Hat tip to member jonarmst who sent this in.

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Thu, May 9, 2013 - 12:51pm

Mind-blowing Map of World Population

They say a picture can sometimes capture more than words ever can. The graphic below is one such example:

(source: Reddit)

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Wed, Apr 10, 2013 - 1:37am

Chris on Yahoo! Daily Ticker - April 2013 (Part 1)

At last week's Wine Country Country Conference, Chris sat down with Lauren Lyster of Yahoo!'s Daily Ticker -- who was there to moderate the event -- and talked about his rationale for how structurally higher oil prices add such headwinds to the global economy that those hoping for a return to the "normal" economic growth of the past several decades will likely be very disappointed:

(click image below to access the video)

 

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KugsCheese
By KugsCheese on Mon, Jan 28, 2013 - 11:23am

Is Housing Really Recovering?

Shiller in NYT over the weekend (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/27/business/housing-markets-future-still-has-many-clouds.html ) stated the housing sector is out of the woods discussing the purchase increase but saying other numbers do not support why housing is doing better.  Nowhere did he follow the money to see that hedge funds are buying up houses in bulk sight unseen and renting them.  This requires maintenance work like painting etc and new appliance purchases but is it

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