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    Deflation Is Winning – Beware!

    Expect the ride to get even rougher
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, July 24, 2015, 3:03 PM

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    Deflation is back on the front burner and it's going to destroy all of the careful central planning and related market manipulation of the past 6 years.

    Clear signs from the periphery indicate that a destructive deflationary pulse has been unleashed. Tanking commodity prices are confirming that idea. 

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    Off The Cuff: An Important Shoe Just Dropped In Europe

    The Greek election is a clear rejection of the status quo
    by Adam Taggart

    Thursday, January 29, 2015, 1:11 AM

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    In this week's Off the Cuff podcast, Chris and Alasdair Macleod discuss:

    • Greece: What Will The Syriza Win Bring?
      • A rejection of kow-towing to the Troika
    • Stresses Across The Eurozone
      • Running out ways to delay the inevitable
    • Gold & Inflation
      • Rising prices for both are likely from here
    • Slowing Global Growth
      • But a deflationary wave may need to sweep the globe first
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    Axel Merk: Why Asset Prices Must Return To Lower Levels

    It's the price you pay for forcing capital to speculate
    by Adam Taggart

    Saturday, January 24, 2015, 8:59 PM

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    Saying it's been a busy week and half on the central bank front is perhaps a sizeable understatement. 

    First, the Swiss National Bank stunned the world (and its brethren central banks) by removing its peg to the Euro. This was quickly followed by Mario Draghi finally making good on his longtime threat of firing QE bazooka, announcing that the ECB will pursue a 60 billion Euro per month easing program for the next 16 months. And amidst all the smoke, the Canadian central bank snuck in a surprise rate cut to its interest rate.

    To make sense of both the "Why?" behind these extreme moves, as well as the "What?" in terms of their implications, Axel Merk, founder and Chief Investment Officer of Merk Funds joins us this week.

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    Off The Cuff: Central Banks Gone Wild

    Big moves this week by the ECB, Switzerland & Canada
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, January 23, 2015, 3:41 PM

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    In this week's Off the Cuff podcast, Chris and Mish discuss:

    • The ECB Bazooka
      • Making sense of Draghi's QE announcement
    • The Swiss Surprise
      • A massive shock to the status quo
    • The Canadian Cut
      • Suddenly panicking about their asset bubbles
    • Making Sense Of The Madness
      • We're suddenly a lot closer to the endgame
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