“Shut Up… Or Else!”

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“Shut Up… Or Else!” Authored by James Rickards via DailyReckoning.com, Certain establishment types consider my ideas extreme. They accuse me of being a conspiracy theorist or some kind of kook, way outside the boundaries of acceptable consensus. That’s fine, I expect that. If you threaten powerful interests, you can expect that they’ll try to discredit […]

Despite IAEA ‘Green Light’, China Maintains Ban On Japanese Seafood Imports Over Fukushima Water Release

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Despite IAEA ‘Green Light’, China Maintains Ban On Japanese Seafood Imports Over Fukushima Water Release Chinese customs said on Friday that it would continue import bans on food from about 20% of Japanese prefectures, citing food safety concerns following Tokyo’s decision to discharge nuclear-contaminated water from the crippled Fukushima plant into the ocean, reported Nikkei.  On […]

Physical Gold Investment Up 5% In First Quarter

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Physical Gold Investment Up 5% In First Quarter Via SchiffGold.com, Physical gold investment was up by 5% year-on-year in the first quarter. Investors bought 302 tons of gold bars and gold coins in Q1 with a value of $18.4 billion. This was 14% above the 5-year average, according to the World Gold Council. The surge in physical gold investment […]

Nuclear Troubles Send French Winter Power Prices Soaring

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Nuclear Troubles Send French Winter Power Prices Soaring Authored by Michael Kern via OilPrice.com, France’s power prices for early 2024 are double the German prices for next winter as the huge French nuclear fleet continues to show signs of weak output and availability.   The French power price for the first quarter of 2024 was […]

Head Of Slovak Central Bank Convicted Of Bribery, May Go To Jail

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Head Of Slovak Central Bank Convicted Of Bribery, May Go To Jail The head of Slovakia’s central bank, and one of the most outspoken hawks on the ECB governing council, was convicted Thursday of bribery and fined 100,000 euros ($110,000). ECB governing council The country’s Special Criminal Court handed National Bank of Slovakia Gov. Peter […]

Here’s Where Millennials Are Buying The Most Expensive Homes

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Here’s Where Millennials Are Buying The Most Expensive Homes While we all sit back and wait for the housing market to wreck, likely led by commercial real estate, trust fund millennials and those who haven’t blown through all of their pandemic stimmy money yet are still out in the market, taking their shots at housing. […]

US Gave India Intel During Clash With Chinese Troops

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US Gave India Intel During Clash With Chinese Troops Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, The US provided India with unprecedented intelligence-sharing during a clash between Indian and Chinese troops in December 2022 along the disputed border high in the Himalayas, known as the Line of Actual Control, US News reported on Monday. The report cited current […]

Key Yield Curve Signal Shows US Recession Due As Soon As June

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Key Yield Curve Signal Shows US Recession Due As Soon As June Authored by Simon White, Bloomberg macro strategist, At least one key segment of the Treasuries yield curve suggests the US economy will enter a recession as early as June. The spread between 3-month and 30-year yields — typically the first part of the […]

OJ’s Historic Price Squeeze Fades With Improving Supply Outlook

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OJ’s Historic Price Squeeze Fades With Improving Supply Outlook A fresh look at orange juice futures this morning reveals the first slump in nearly two weeks after tightening supply sent prices to record highs. At least one ag analyst believes prices could soon top out because of increasing imports to supplement the loss of supply […]

February Cargo Imports Expected To See Big Drop As Retailers Take Cautious Stance

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February Cargo Imports Expected To See Big Drop As Retailers Take Cautious Stance By Marianne Wilson of Chain Store Age Import cargo volume at the nation’s major container ports in February is expected to drop to nearly its lowest level in nearly three years, or since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020. That’s […]

Surfing Icon Says She’ll Boycott Professional Tour Over Transgender Competitors

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Surfing Icon Says She’ll Boycott Professional Tour Over Transgender Competitors Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, American surfing icon Bethany Hamilton has vowed to boycott the professional tour over a rule change that allows biological males who identify as women to compete against female surfers. Hamilton took the stance after the World Surf […]

Massive Hawkish Reversal In Rate-Hike Odds Sparks Greenback Gains, Bond Bloodbath

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Massive Hawkish Reversal In Rate-Hike Odds Sparks Greenback Gains, Bond Bloodbath Friday’s payrolls print started the panic, but the weekend’s reality-checks on what Powell said and what the market wanted to hear has sparked a massive resurgence in the short-term interest-rate market’s perceptions of The Fed’s rate-trajectory. The terminal rate expectations has exploded to its […]

Mapped: Which Countries Have The Highest Inflation Rate?

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Mapped: Which Countries Have The Highest Inflation Rate? Inflation is surging nearly everywhere in 2022. Geopolitical tensions are triggering high energy costs, while supply-side disruptions are also distorting consumer prices. The end result is that almost half of countries worldwide are seeing double-digit inflation rates or higher. With new macroeconomic forces shaping the global economy, […]