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  • First, some ETFs hold little or no gold. A lot is just paper, so be careful. I haven't looked at Sprott which was mentio...

  • Rickards.....Stansbery…..financial collapse...….and the mention of Jubilee; Jubilee is a term I had never heard, so ...

  • γειά σου in Greece, jord10. No, TTOO didn't come up in the call, though I'm pleased to hear there's up-movement. ...

  • $TTOO, exited position some months ago when it broke to the downside, but after seeing the 15.5% jump yesterday wondered...

  • Sharon, absolutely great post. However, I have to disagree with you on 1 point; "everyone is going broke". We are alre...

  • Realistically, plazomicin will be expensive enough in the US that in view of its spectrum, many hospitals will try to li...

  • Most Americans will not be trading, paying, collecting in Yuan, Yen, Rubble etc. To me the main-impact is one; going cas...

  • The outcome of the referendum does not mean it is anti-euro or anti-EU. It would just mean they are fed up with people: ...

  • Just to give an idea of the differences in our mass media reporting, here are some headlines from today's Daily Express ...

  • In your list of Mediterranean countries are you including Greece, Italy and Spain ?...

  • Surprised nobody has labelled this "Goldman SUCKS" but they certainly deserve the title. They were involved in fudging t...

  • You are absolutely correct Travis, gold and silver (and i own both-much more than any crypto currency) have been a store...

  • Manatee: (I saw some poor beast suffocating in some canal on youtube...heart bled till I saw next px of dozens of manate...

  • anamorph Totally agree,,, and yogi was a master at concealing his genius by the way he put things, eg "when you come to ...

  • Save: As I see it, Greece (and others) only has two options: Return to its own currency so that it can devalue and becom...

  • Good morning Dave, I agree with the last part of that. The end game may ultimately be for the EU to finally admit it...

  • I forgot to add that what really scares the MF'ers in Brussels is that the UK will be a big success outside the prison w...

  • Watched the entire video. One prediction that was made is obviously incorrect. He states that the collapse is not 6 mo...

  • Sharon: Theres much misunderstanding about the structure of the EU. Germany had two major problems: a lack of humans to ...

  • When I was a young manatee I had the opportunity to intern at the House of Commons for a Labour MP, who it turned out wa...

  • Alan: I'd love to see the UK exit. My PhD supervisor was British, and I am fond of what the British have done for civili...

  • More of the brave new world....poor Greece. They need to take back their own country and stop being the serfs of the G...

  • The government in Greece attempted to acquire the bank savings from the populace to finance their national debt. Ther...

  • Frank, it smells a lot like the decline of Rome and Greece does it not? Regards, Frank...

  • TURKEY SHOOTS DOWN FIGHTER Turkey shot down a Russian Su-24 fighter jet near its border with Syria! The details ar...

  • Yes, we would all love to be able to give everyone everything, of course, but at what point does the ever-increasing deb...

  • Unfortunately the historical view of democracy is that it tends to result in a totalitarian rule, voted in or legitimi...

  • $SPHS (no position) Thanks for the most informative and insightful article, Doc. Since studying Latin in high school ...

  • Have you heard of the Golden Dawn political movement gaining strength throughout Europe? That is largely fueled by the i...

  • TIB! Only good thoughts, no negativity, don'[t upset the Karma. You brought up a good point as to what rights Arch has t...

  • The impact of gold-backing money would be incredibly deflationary and austerity imposing. Hypothetically, gold-backing ...

  • Thanks for this writeup. Since early July (when you wrote this), the Euro dropped but it is up again. We'll see. G...

  • This may take a while before turning up again,,,herd mentality and the herd is spooked. Price of gold still down while ...

  • Has anyone considered that a real correction may be looming? I was shocked that Shell will begin drilling in Alaska, as ...

  • opps...Turkey. I keep forgetting that most of ancient Greece is in Turkey now....

  • I went to Ephesus in Greece once....one of the 7 Wonders of the world. Next door to the library was the whore house........

  • Hi Doctor - I hope all is well and that you are enjoying the summer. Just wondering if you have any updated thoughts on ...

  • This might just be a good juncture to remind everyone that there is a "war going on" the financial establishment is doin...

  • The value of gold does not really change,,,the price in $$$ changes with the imputed value of the $$$ and to an extent ...

  • Any thoughts on nri.to. its market cap is 61 million. It has 57 million cash and supplies pennsaid 2% to Horizon ...

  • The Pluto fly-by will be around 7 am EDT this morning and can be watched on live feeds at nature.com. My thank to our fr...

  • Europe has reached agreement! Not with Greece who may disagree with Europe, but that IMF must be part of any agreement. ...

  • Greece so distracted everyone that what has been happening in China escaped most attention although it is hugely more im...

  • Doc/Joe/Alan... I, too was thinking it was the rat angle. With all the rats in politics, and so many jumping off the si...

  • Why is the news media mostly paying little attention to how Greece crisis benefits Putin? For exception read this artic...

  • I am having a problem here. Money at CNN says that last years earnings growth was -289% Seeking Alpha shows Q1 Y/Y rev...

  • We are getting a preview, a practice run, a trial balloon test of the takeover by new world order. The IMF is going t...

  • I often blame government but really in a democracy the government is the people ,or at least 50% plus of the voters. Whe...

  • Its been known for decades that the Greeks cannot/will not budget due to internal forces. I believe the Trioka hoped the...

  • Oregon has just been notified that the most popular insurance plan is costing 25% more next year and the second most pop...

  • Remember those popular posters sold 50 years ago along with the pachouli oil , incense and beads " Payback is a Bitch" ...

  • KennyG Greece was anciently known for their theatre and again we will see a theatrical spectacular. One in which no on...

  • With Greece overwhelmingly voting down the proposed austerity referendum, we can expect tomorrow to be a pretty volatile...

  • LoL: Im not so sure about tourism etc. Once upon a time there were few Mediteranian countries cheaper than Greece or Sp...

  • Sharon: Ask yourself this question....if you had a teenager living at home, raiding your fridge and forever asking for m...

  • It's amazing the attention Greece is getting while the Chinese stock market drops 7% in one day....

  • Alan, do you truly believe that Germany wants Greece to exit? Greece turning their debt into Euros was like placing a ...

  • Exactly, Mom and Dad are spending capital. That is the main problem, we are living too much off accumulated capital. You...

  • Hi Benny, I said I thought it would be "best" to let Greece depart, didn't mean to say that I think they will. The debt ...

  • Grexit ???? There was NEVER a hope of this, despite Germanys prayers. The Greeks are resisting financial/economic reform...

  • Hi John, There has always been conflict but what is different now is that the supra-nationalists are gaining ground a...

  • How is the fishing in Greece?...

  • HN, I agree 100%. They will always have tourism going for them. Make it easy to purchase property and start a business ...

  • http://www.armstrongeconomics.com/archives/34228 Greece may well find that they cannot exit the Euro....

  • Oh well. Then maybe condos in those sparkling white towns with ocean views where they do the Calvin Klein ads. What hav...

  • Arch: The Greeks have been mischieviously clever. They have succeeded in changing the game from financial to political. ...

  • Appreciate the guidance & I just figured out how to follow my posts! Regarding Brett Jensen, I have been a subscriber a...

  • Hendrix, I know and I sometimes overreact on discussions about combat losses. Yes I did see the link shared by Anamorph...

  • I agree, A. The Greece are famous for their underground economy. I wish instead of taxing us, the governments would j...

  • Frank, More global than what the World looked like after WW II? How about the money owed from WW I that was written off...

  • Team, Doesn't matter how Greece got here. They can't make the payments. Simply restructure the loans for whatever per...

  • Re: Post 41 First Rome; now Greece brought down by overwhelming debt and incompetent leadership. Could the U.S. be ...

  • The situation in China actually scares me more than Greece right now. Thats one hell of a lot of hungry people their go...

  • When people who have been in countries with collapsing economies are asked what they wished they had bought more of, the...

  • Sharon: '' The solvency of European banks now depends on the ability of member states such as Greece to NOT default on t...

  • My understanding of why the Greek debt is such a problem for all of Europe has to do with how the European Union was set...

  • Tonight: ''The stakes could not be higher. "Every day that passes brings us closer to the inevitable ... a form of chaos...

  • Your money should be safe in the bank, Benny . . . . . UNLESS your account is at the Commercial Bank of Greece (London B...

  • BH This is my take Greece defaulting Monday 10%. Last minute kick the can down the road patch 80%. Odds of finding a ...

  • Greece dug a hole that they will not soon dig out of. Retirement could be taken as early as 43 years old. That has chang...

  • Ted why did the market drop today? We now have Roberts/Obama care. The ECU may melt down over Greece default. Just anoth...

  • If Greece defaults this week and repudiates its debts what will that do to Eurozone and what spill over may hit US marke...

  • tough sledding in the market because of Greece -S&P broke below key level a little under 2095-again I reiterate that the...

  • Yeah...very day you can find something like that. While the Europeans wrangle over Greece and we listen for Yellen to ...

  • Hi Vijay, we agree on this one...trouble is if they let Greece go, the Italians and Spanish are next. Whatever they do...

  • Greece lived high on the hog for over a decade. Have read stories of train conductors being paid 120,,000 Eros in Greece...

  • Hi Sharon, narrow columns, reference your comments way down on post 3. Yes the cities and Greece cannot create their mo...

  • That is the point. We are not that far from Greece. The Greek nominal dollar figure is low, but it represents a very hig...

  • Hi HN, I know that you know a lot more than you let out. But for those that do not: It is not simple math as seen on pap...

  • Here is the situation the Governments and Banks have created. Data from http://www.economist.com/content/global_debt_c...

  • Sharon Were I to don the hat of a seer I would say that; Greece will default and end up in the Russian camp as an oi...

  • Poor Greece, when they traded their own currency for the Euro, their debt almost doubled as the Euro rose in value in co...

  • In Re currency markets ; Greece is due to make 300 million Euro repayment Friday June 5 No agreement or possibility in ...

  • Dear Sharon, Well, there are things many believe that are against all reason. Virgin birth is one of them. I belie...

  • $AKAO I'm not sure I've read every post regarding yesterday's conference call and I don't recall anyone mentioning the...

  • Absolutely Sharon - just look at Greece. There's always hope though: I have a relative who's an municipal employee and a...

  • Sorry to be late to the party - several interruptions today. At the beginning of this marvelous post, Dr. KSS, you refer...

  • I am in Greece. In France at a well known hospital they first mentioned to me of Stills disease. In Greece it was imposs...

  • What is US fiscal condition/national debt? NPR report says $211 trillion. http://www.npr.org/2011/08/06/139027615/a-n...

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