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Chart – Federal Spending Grows Faster Than Revenue

This isn’t good. Federal Spending is growing faster than Federal revenue. Since 1965, spending has risen constantly. Federal revenues have dropped recently due to the economic recession, but spending has reached a record high. CLICK IMAGE FOR LARGER VIEW ~the heritage foundation 00

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Chart – Federal Spending Per Household

Federal Spending per household is skyrocketing. The federal government is spending more per household than ever before. Since 1965, spending per household has grown by nearly 162 percent, from $11,431 in 1965 to $29,401 in 2010. From 2010 to 2021, it is projected to reach $35,773, an additional 22 percent increase. CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE ~the heritage foundation 00

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What does one trillion dollars look like?

All this talk about “stimulus packages” and “bailouts”… A billion dollars… A hundred billion dollars… Eight hundred billion dollars… One TRILLION dollars… What does that look like? Starting with with a $100 dollar bill. A $100 dollar bill is currently the largest U.S. denomination in general circulation. Most everyone has seen them, slighty fewer have owned them and they’re just ...

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The ETF List

 List of Inverse ETFs (Short ETFs / Bear ETFs) After some research I thought recently that I may want to place some bearish bets in myOptionsHouse IRA. Inverse ETFs (exchange traded funds) are a good way to do that so I wanted to make sure I had a list of short ETFs at my fingertips when and if the need ...

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Chart – U.S. Dollar Index 4 Year – 5.4.11

This is it. The only chart you need to see. CLICK IMAGE TO ENLAGE ~ hedgeless_horseman 00

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Silver – Time for a correction?

5.2.11 Reckon it was coming. It may indeed be time to buy the dip. Why was my local coin shop closed today? Something to deliberate: Is silver overbought or merely breaking free from years of captivity? CLICK IMAGE FOR A LARGER VIEW Compliments to the chefs: Hinde Capital & King World News. 00

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David Freedom

David Freedom is a financial industry veteran, industry analyst, consultant and author. Contact: david@thevictoryreport.org On Zero Hedge: Freedom’s 2011 Forecast & Update David Freedom’s Vision For 2011 And Beyond Exclusive TVR Editorials: David Freedom – 2011 Forecast & Update David Freedom – April 2011 Client Letter David Freedom – The Next Global War David Freedom – 2011 and Beyond David ...

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David Freedom – 2011 Forecast & Update

As we near the halfway point, an update on my 2011 forecast. First, how we’ve done so far: Forecast: “It could be US municipal defaults, policy shifts from the Chinese, EU crisis, or an expanded war in the Middle East.” Check: Although not officially declared a war, the ‘kinetic military action’ in Libya is an expansion of the ongoing wars ...

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Mish – “The advance in Silver has been disorderly.”

Take Your Silver Profits April 28th, 2011 I have held physical silver and gold investments continuously for 5 years, and on and off before that. Today I cashed out of silver, trading it for an equal dollar value of gold. For the sake of full disclosure, my physical precious metals holdings are now entirely at GoldMoney and I have an ...

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S&P 500 – Lost Decade

Thanks to dshort, TVR presents a chart that illustrates the total return performance of the S&P 500 since the Tech Bubble closing high on March 24, 2000. The chart shows the value of $1000 invested in the index, including dividends, but excluding any taxes or fees, as of April 18, 2011. Calculating dividends as reported by Standard & Poor’s. (All ...

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Doug Casey – Debunking Anti Gold Propaganda

Debunking Anti-Gold Propaganda A meme is now circulating that gold is in a bubble and that it’s time for the wise investor to sell. To me, that’s a ridiculous notion. Certainly a premature one. It pays to remain as objective as you can be when analyzing any investment. People have a tendency to fall in love with an asset class, ...

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Defined: Stop, Stop Limit, & Trailing Stop Orders

What is the difference between a stop loss and stop limit order? A stop turns into a market order once it’s triggered. A stop limit turns into a limit order once it’s triggered. For example, a stop order to sell at $50 becomes a market order once the market trades at or below $50. The risk is that you’ll sell ...

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Eric Sprott – Gold Silver Ratio To Single Digits

Follow The Money You know silver’s doing well when the commentators start giving it the ‘gold’ treatment. Silver’s recent rise has been so spectacular that it’s caught many investors off guard. It’s natural to be sceptical when you don’t know the fundamentals driving strong performance, and many pundits and commentators have been quick to downplay it as a result – ...

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David Freedom – The Next Global War

The Truth Behind the Next Global War The economic collapse is rapidly moving the world closer to a major global war. Similar to the financial wars, the upcoming military wars have long ago been planned and it is your duty to know where you are being led before you agree to follow. To understand the truth behind the push for ...

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Michael Victory – The answer is Gold.

How do you crack a currency calamity? The Corrections Society is bursting with inefficiencies that should have been rooted out by recessions long ago. Today big government and big business share the same bed and insatiable addiction to money printing. It must be cured if we are to move into any genuine period of prosperity. Safe and Sound The world ...

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Scottrade Compromised – Unauthorized Access

No worries. Just your name, birthdate, address, social security number, account number and all your portfolio info have been stolen. Sit back, relax Scottrade’s on top of it. From Scottrade: 00

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V – Fraudclosure – Who owns your mortgage?

Paging Linda Green(s). Still unaware or unconvinced strange things are afoot at the Circle K? Need to see it on 60 Minutes: As more and more Americans face mortgage foreclosure, banks’ crucial ownership documents for the properties are often unclear and are sometimes even bogus, a condition that’s causing lawsuits and hampering an already weak housing market. The next leg ...

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V – Charles Ferguson interview with Charlie Rose

A: Nobody Q: Who went to jail for the greatest generational and class heist ever witnessed ? Charles Ferguson won an Oscar for the must watch movie of 2010, Inside Job. Charles shook the foundations by making the only sensible statement at the Oscar celebration by asking Why nobody on Wall Street had gone to prison?, appeared on Charlie Rose in yet ...

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V – China’s Ghost Cities – The Next Housing Bubble

This picture doesn’t make sense. Thanks to Zhedge TVR brings you a look into China’s present. If it’s new to you, welcome to the eerie phenomenon known as China’s ghost cities (and ghost malls), Australia’s SBS’ Dateline has put together a nice documentary on the topic of “64 million empty apartments in China.” As each passing day brings more confirmation ...

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Michael Victory – Uranium is dead, long live uranium.

My Nuke I live about thirty minutes southwest of Exelon Nuclear’s Limerick Generating Station, in Chester County, Pennsylvania, in what was once Old Byers Village. It just so happens, a year old study by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reemerged this week in the local newspaper. The study data led to an investigation that concluded Exelon Nuclear’s Limerick Generating Station ...

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Abigail Doolittle – Cruel Correction to Come?

In this week’s “Weakly Peak” Abigail Doolittle reflects on the charts and suggests a volatile down move might be in the not-so-distant future. This week’s highlights: Segments of the commodity complex are caught in a spike up that looks ready to correct by about 25% as the equity markets are showing Diamond Tops that point to a decent decline as ...

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East Coast Nuclear Facilities

Limerick Generating Station – Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Pilgrim Nuclear Plant – Plymouth, Massachusetts Indian Point Atomic Generating Station – Buchanan, New York Shippingport Atomic Power Station – Beaver County, Pennsylvania Three Mile Island – Dauphin County, Pennsylvania 00

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Jeff Clark – Why $5,000 Gold May Be Too Low

The Driver for Gold You’re Not Watching You already know the basic reasons for owning gold – currency protection, inflation hedge, store of value, calamity insurance – many of which are becoming clichés even in mainstream articles. Throw in the supply and demand imbalance, and you’ve got the basic arguments for why one should hold gold for the foreseeable future. ...

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V – CNBC – The case for $130 Silver.

“Silver is for suckers.” Who will be left holding the bag? What is it, that is in the bag anyway? ~Zprops 00

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Michael Victory – Under Their Thumb

I was recently surprised to read that Stanford, a private university received $1 billion dollars from the federal government in 2010. According to (Stanford, 2011) there are more than 5,000 externally sponsored research projects throughout the university, with the total budget for sponsored projects at $1.15 billion during 2010-11, of which the federal government sponsors approximately 83.5 percent. Stanford seems ...

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