Economy

(SilverBearCafe) – ShadowStats: CPI-Alt Running 4.3%, Gold $2,382, Silver $139

There is almost no doubt in my mind that we will see these prices for gold and silver. I am just not sure exactly how we will get there, and when. But I expect the unexpected, or at least that which is not expected by the many.

(EconomicPolicyJournal) – Consumer Metrics Institute: In about 20 days the 2010 slowdown could be more severe on a day-to-day basis than the 2008 ‘Great Recession’ – Read More Here

(Reuters) – Consumer Prices Drop, Sentiment Sours

Weak energy costs pushed U.S. consumer prices down for a third straight month in June while consumer sentiment dropped to a near one-year low in July, highlighting the sluggishness of the economic recovery. Read More Here

(ActivistPost) – Goldman Sachs Mafia Pays Hush Money to the S.E.C. Police

The New York Times reported yesterday that the criminal gang at Goldman Sachs is paying a $550 million “fine” to the Securities and Exchange Commission to “settle” their fraud case. If approved, the settlement would “represent only a small financial dent for Goldman, which reported $13.38 billion in profit last year.”

Meanwhile, Goldman Sach’s shares rose 5% in after-hours trading alone on the news adding about $3.5 billion in value to their market cap. Ah, life is good for the banksters at the top of the pyramid, especially when the media is on your side too. The New York Times piece went on to say: Read More Here

Video: Bob Chapman – The United States Middle Class is being Wiped-Out!!! – Alex Jones Tv –

Alex talks with regular Friday guest Bob Chapman, publisher of the the International Forecaster newsletter, a compendium of information on business, finance, economics and social and political issues worldwide, which reaches 10,000 investors and brokers monthly. Chapman became a stockbroker in 1960 and retired in 1988. For 18 of those years he owned his own brokerage firm and was probably the largest gold and silver stockbroker in the world during that period. Starting in 1967 Mr. Chapman began writing articles on business, finance, economics and politics having been printed and reprinted over the years in over 200 publications. He owned and wrote the Gary Allen Report, which had 30,000 subscribers. Continue reading

Video: Bob Chapman – Global Governance is A Corporate Takeover by The illuminati – Alex Jones Tv

(July 2) – Regular Friday guest Bob Chapman, former gold and silver stockbroker and publisher of The International Forecaster, talks about the economy. Continue reading

Economy

(InternationalForecaster) – Central Banking in Crisis: Some Twenty Countries on the Verge of Insolvency – Bob Chapman

Market Volatility as the Debt Implosion Continues Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – Financial Crisis Conducive to Instability of Asia’s Currency Markets: South Korea Imposes Currency Controls – Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – “Dying Detroit”:: The Impacts of Globalization. Social Decay and Destruction of an Entire Urban Area – Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – The Gold Market: When Will the SEC Prosecute for Market Rigging? – Read More Here

(Telegraph) – Lord Rothschild fund joins World Gold Council to put £12.5m into BullionVault

Tim Levene of Augmentum Capital, a fund backed by Lord Rothschild’s RIT Capital Partners, said the investment was not a bet on the gold price but on “the future growth of the BullionVault platform”, which stores physical gold for private clients in London, New York and Zurich. RIT currently has 9pc of its assets in physical gold. Read More Here

(FoxBusiness) – New Home Sales Fall 33% in May to Record Low

The U.S. housing market is in crisis.

A day after a disappointing read on the market for existing homes, the government said Wednesday that sales of new homes fell to their lowest level on record last month, a potentially crushing blow for an economy that is still looking for its footing. Read More Here

(PragCap) – Russell: This is One of the Largest Tops in Stock Market History

Mr. Russell thinks we might be on the verge of a terrible collapse:
“We’re now in the process of building one of the largest tops in stock market history. The result, I think, will be the most disastrous bear market since the ‘30s, and maybe worse. Read More Here

(VoiceInTheWilderness) – Is America Destined to Starve?

Americans are no longer prepared to take care of their basic needs without the involvement of the federal government. The majority of Americans have relinquished the responsibility of their future survival to bureaucrats. How and when did we, as an intelligent and formerly self-reliant populace, decide to become wards of the state? Read More Here

REPOST – (LATimes) – Video: California city to lay off all city employees, dismantle Police Department – Video Link Here

(Reuters) – World’s rich got richer amid ’09 recession: report

A stock market rebound helped the world’s ranks of millionaires climb 17 percent to 10 million, while their collective wealth surged 19 percent to $39 trillion, nearly recouping losses from the financial crisis, according to the latest Merrill Lynch-Capgemini world wealth report. Read More Here

(DealBook) – Despite U.S. Plea, European Bank Pushes Austerity – Read More Here

Climategate

(RoySpencer) – The Global Warming Inquisition Has Begun – Read More Here

(FinancialTimes) – Obama to push climate change on back of BP spill

Barack Obama will on Wednesday make a renewed push to spur the US Senate into action on climate change, saying the BP oil spill underlines the urgency for the country to lessen its dependence on fossil fuels. Read More Here

Video: Paul Watson Covers Bob Etheridge’s Assault & Afghanistan’s Mineral Deposits on Alex Jones Tv

(June 15) – Prison Planet editor Paul Joseph Watson sits in for Alex for the first hour of today’s show to discuss the Bob Etheridge controversy, the ongoing BP oil spill and the new war propaganda surrounding the “discovery” of mineral deposits in Afghanistan.

Corporate Media Follows Government Orders, Runs Defense For Etheridge Assault Continue reading

Economy

(BBC) – Japan PM Naoto Kan warns of ‘collapse’ under debt pile

Japan is at “risk of collapse” under its huge debt mountain, the country’s new prime minister has said. Read More Here

(NAlert) – ObamaCare’s 150 New Government Agencies – Read More Here

(DowJones) – 2nd UPDATE: Milan Judge Adjourns Derivatives Trial To June 23

A Milan judge adjourned Wednesday a landmark derivatives trial against four international banks accused of fraudulently selling derivatives on a bond by two weeks to June 23.

Judge Oscar Magi, who recently took over the proceedings, also ruled that several parties including dozens of consumer … Read More Here

(NYTimes) – Uncertainty Restores Glitter to an Old Refuge, Gold

It is the resurgent passion of the doomsday crowd, a bet that everything will go wrong. No matter what has you worried, they say, the answer is gold. Read More Here

(CNNMoney) – Vermont to seniors: Return those $250 checks

The federal government is mailing $250 Medicare rebate checks this week, but Vermont is asking its seniors to send the money back to the state. Read More Here

(June 11) – Video: Bob Chapman’s Friday 6/11/2010 Economic Report on Alex Jones Tv

Bob Chapman of The International Forecaster checks in with his regular Friday economic news update. Alex covers the news and takes your calls. Continue reading

Video: Bob Chapman’s Friday Economic Report on Alex Jones Tv

(May 28) – Alex also talks with regular guest Bob Chapman, the former stockbroker who now publishes The International Forecaster, a compendium of information on business, finance, economics and social and political issues worldwide. Continue reading