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V – What is Austrian Economic Theory?

The recent surge in the prominence of Austrian economics is no surprise. More Americans are, if not converting away from Keynesianism (because it truly is far more a religion, and a flawed one at that, than an economic theory). Thanks to zerohedge for the heads up of the below attached 50 minute presentation by Robert Garrison. A must watch for ...

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Abigail Doolittle – Is Silver The Next Gold?

This week Abigial Doolittle discusses Silver. In summary: Silver’s charts and fundamentals support its continued rise while at least one expert says it can take out its record high price of about $50 per ounce made back in 1980. Six Bullish Fundamentals of Silver: 1. Benefits from a Continued Bull Market in Precious Metals – The 10-year charts of both ...

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Mike Krieger – Is This Really Deflation?

If This Is What Deflation Looks Like… Then we really, really, REALLY don’t want to ever see what inflation looks like. Despite the title of this piece I do not wish to engage in some inane debate about whether deflation or inflation is the risk. I have made it clear for two years now that we are in a highly ...

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Q. Who’s buying gold? – A. The Thia

Gold demand is volatile, especially in Asia, but what on earth is happening in Thailand? According to some numbers buried in the Thai customs website, gold imports in July, the latest month for which data is available, hit Bt55.4bn ($1.8bn), which is equivalent to a bit less than 45 tonnes and more than 13 times June imports of Bt4.1bn ($130m). ...

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Bill Fleckenstein Discusses A Bond & Dollar Crash.

This weeks guest on Hedge Fund Radio was hedge fund manager Bill Fleckenstein, president of Fleckenstein Capital. Bill (Fleck) is long investments that are beneficiaries of the relentless running of the printing presses in Washington, such as gold and the Canadian dollar. Fleck is sitting on a major position in gold these days, both in the physical and through the ...

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Dr. Paul Prentice

Economics Professor: The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Senior Fellow: Independence Institute Adjunct Faculty: Ludwig Von Mises Institute Chief Macroeconomist: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Reagan Administration Contact: Pikes Peak Economics Club Interview – 9.10.10 – Currency and Culture

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Paul Prentice – 9.10.10 – Currency and Culture

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[podcast]http://thevictoryreport.org/mp3/reports/tvr91010prentice.mp3[/podcast]Dr. Paul Prentice discusses his presentation from the 2009 Austrian Scholars conference: The Link Between a Degenerating Currency and a Degenerating Culture Presentation PPT: The Link Between a Degenerating Currency and a Degenerating Culture Von Mises Audio Dr. Paul T. Prentice, Ph.D Founder/President: Pikes Peak Economics Dr. Prentice served as the Chief Macroeconomist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture under Presidents ...

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V – Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis

A new documentary on the causes and consequences of the US financial crisis has been making waves. “Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis” was produced by a team of filmmakers led by prominent Swedish libertarians Jonah Norberg and Martin Borgs. The film has been broadcast in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Australia – and won the prestigious ‘Best Feature Documentary’ award ...

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Lesson I: Inflation – What does it look like?

Thanks to zerohedge and mint.com for an excellent visual lesson explaining inflation.

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Lesson II: Deflation – What does it look like?

Thanks to zerohedge and mint.com for an excellent visual lesson explaining deflation.

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Abigail Doolittle – A Bear Market is Likely to Begin.

According to Abigail Doolittle’s 9.3.10 analysis, the bullish Inverse Head and Shoulders Pattern of last week received greater validation this week with two spikes higher from its right shoulder. This pattern confirms at 1,135 while its target is 1,250. Should this pattern confirm and the S&P 500 move higher, it will be yet another bear market rally. Read the Entire ...

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David Rosenberg – What is a depression?

What is a depression anyway? A depression, put simply, is a very long period of economic malaise. A series of rolling recessions and modest recoveries over a multi-year period of general economic stagnation as the excesses from the prior asset and credit bubble are completely wrung out of the system. In baseball parlance, we are in the third inning of ...

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Flight to safety accelerates.. – as most are oblivious.

As stocks continue to correlate with exactly nothing, and are once again lost in their own High Frequency Trading dreamworld, which fools Atari in believing the toxic crap it is churning millions of times each second is worth something (and the exchanges gladly continue to pay liquidity rebates for said churn), the capital continues to quietly flow to safety. Gold, ...

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How Hyperinflaiton will happen. – Gonzalo Lira

How Hyperinflaiton will happen. Right now, we are in the middle of deflation. The Global Depression we are experiencing has squeezed both aggregate demand levels and aggregate asset prices as never before. Since the credit crunch of September 2008, the U.S. and world economies have been slowly circling the deflationary drain. To counter this, the U.S. government has been running ...

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ETF’s Begin To Slip

On the Silver ETF.. I noticed yesterday: While SLV was up 0.10%, ProShares Ultra Silver (X2) was only up 0.13%. Not much of a gain in either but a clear divergence. Time to keep a close eye on your ETFs. Not just the short or double exposure ETFs, its all of the leveraged ETFs that show the slippage characteristic. As ...

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The “Smart” Money – Hedge Fund VIP List – Top 50

Like Apple? So do Hedge Funds, as 180+ Hedge Funds’ hold Apple shares. Hedge Funds’ net weighting in Consumer Discretionary remains the highest of all sectors at 17% followed by Information Technology. Hedge Funds increased their Materials exposure during 2Q 2010 and remained most underweight Consumer Staples and Financials. Hedge funds have the most positive directional view on Telecom Services ...

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Personal Bankruptcies in 2010- “Hello old friend.”

2010 Personal Bankruptcies: The New “Old” Trend Continues A 20% increase over the prior year, personal bankruptcies recently jumped to a five year high. While the recent increase in filings has been alarming, the truth is that it could merely be a mean reversion, which as the chart shows, is exactly where filings used to be prior to the 2005 ...

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Jim Puplava & John Loeffler – Conspiracy Weekend

This week Jim Puplava & John Loeffler explore the questions surrounding: 1. The History and Mechanics of an Agenda (right click link to dowload mp3) 2. The Dark Side of the Federal Reserve (right click link to dowload mp3) 3. The CFR and Media Elites (right click link to dowload mp3) Enjoy. ~MV

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Retail – Record 15th Weekly Outflow From U.S. Stocks

Retail Investors Don’t Care If Stocks Are Up Or Down, They Just Want Out – Record 15th Weekly Outflow From Domestic Stock Funds Retail threw in the towel weeks ago, which is why at this point confirmation that nobody is trading is like watching reruns of Weekend at Bernies. ICI reports that the week ended August 11 saw a record ...

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Goldman On Gold: Buy.. wait… Sell.. Huh?

A week ago Goldman raised its price target on gold to $1,300/ounce, an action which judging by the firm’s historical record of putting its clients’ interest in its rightful last place, led one to be skeptical: “The report will likely result in a brief pop in spot as the idiot money rushes into the latest Goldman trap. Alas, it also ...

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Abigail Doolittle – Gold and the Dollar

Gold and the Dollar: Going Higher Together? Last week it was a pleasure to have Abigail Doolittle as my guest interview of the month. At the time she had sold her GLD as she anticipated gold going lower before its next leg higher. After our conversation I shorted (GLL) the yellow metal to hedge my core position. I continue to ...

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Giordano Bruno -The Purpose Behind an Engineered Economic Collapse

The Purpose Behind Engineered Economic Collapse “From now on, depressions will be scientifically created.” — Congressman Charles A. Lindbergh Sr. , 1913 Everyone loves money. Even people like myself who abhor the abuse of money and commerce, who understand the fraudulent nature of the system we live in, still work hard and save so that we might attain a sense ...

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John Paulson’s Portfolio as of 6.30.10

Who is John Paulson? More than perhaps any other investor, John Paulson has been lauded for his foresight in predicting a quick and painful end to this decade’s mortgage boom, and the hedge fund manager has been rewarded handsomely for his big bets.  He was fourth on the 2009 annual ranking of top earners in the hedge fund industry by ...

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Matterhorn’s 8.16.10 Forecast

There will be no double dip….. No, there will be no double dip. It will be a lot worse. The world economy will soon go into an accelerated and precipitous decline which will make the 2007 to early 2009 downturn seem like a walk in the park. The world financial system has temporarily been on life support by trillions of ...

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What is the Hindenburg Omen? cuzz… it’s on.

Easily the most feared technical pattern in all of chartism (for the bullishly inclined) is the dreaded Hindenburg Omen. Those who know what it is, tend to have an atavistic reaction to its mere mention. Those who do not, can catch up on its implications courtesy of Wikipedia, but in a nutshell: “The Hindenburg Omen is a technical analysis that ...

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