Loosely attributed to politically outspoken rock legend Frank Zappa is the notion that politics is the entertainment wing of the military industrial complex. But unless you enjoy economic drama (or tragedy), the playbill for 2013 is already looking pretty lousy.
It sure feels good to make money in the stock market. And if you’ve been invested for at least a year in the stocks I’ve labeled World Dominating Dividend Growers (WDDGs), you’ve made a bundle.
I have gold and silver coins in my IRA but you have said that it is best to keep and store your gold and silver yourself. Should I cash it out and get my coins?
I am GS Early, and I proudly took the helm as editor of Liberty Investor™ earlier this month. My efforts are twofold: to find opportunities in sectors that have real merit but have been exploited by investors and to find the “The Next Big Thing.”
It turns out socialists know how to grow the economy in one segment of the market: real estate. French real estate agency figures show that following the country’s recent election of a socialist president and political majority, wealthy Frenchmen are opting to move out of the country.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke continued the Fed’s war on and destruction of American savers and retirees last week with a continuation of Operation Twist. He will keep shuffling the same money piles back and forth to continue the charade that it is doing something constructive for the American people. But the truth is much different.
On June 5, 1933, the United States Congress and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt unConstitutionally abrogated the use of gold for the payment of public and private debts while simultaneously bailing out the Federal Reserve and forever enslaving the American people to its inflationary economic policy.
Even years after his death, the Roman Senate continued to cry “Hannibal is at the gates,” using the peoples’ fear of Hannibal exactly as the U.S. government and its lapdog politicians today use the myth of terrorism. We are sacrificing liberty for “security” because of the created, imagined threat of terrorists.
Jobs offshoring, financial deregulation and 10 years of wars have severely damaged the U.S. economy and the economic prospects of 90 percent of the American population. The signs are everywhere in front of our eyes. They are in the income distribution data, the BLS jobs data, the Census data, the poverty figures, and the high number of food stamp recipients.
The Midas metal has been on a tear since 2001. Since then, the world has witnessed two major stock market collapses, a boom-bust in real estate, the Great Recession and a European debt crisis. Throughout it all, gold has increased from $300 an ounce to nearly $2,000, before retreating (it currently is around $1,750 an ounce).