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Peter Schiff On GDP Calculation ‘Makeover,’ Delaying Our ‘Day Of Reckoning,’ And Gold Speculators

Lots of catching up going on around here today. I just got finished watching Peter Schiff’s latest entry on The Schiff Report YouTube video blog. The CEO/Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital zeroed-in on the “makeover” in calculating...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 30, 2013

Drug Trafficker Arrested In Colombia: How Was Italian Mafia’s Most Wanted Arrested?

The Colombian police have arrested a drug trafficker that authorities have been hunting down for three years on Friday. The head of Italy’s ‘Ndrangheta Mafia Friday, Domenico Trimboli, was arrested in Medellin, Colombia. Trimboli, 39, is...
by Mafia Today on Apr 28, 2013

Drug Trafficker Arrested In Colombia: How Was Italian Mafia’s Most Wanted Arrested?

The Colombian police have arrested a drug trafficker that authorities have been hunting down for three years on Friday. The head of Italy’s ‘Ndrangheta Mafia Friday, Domenico Trimboli, was arrested in Medellin, Colombia. Trimboli, 39, is...
by Mafia Today on Apr 28, 2013

Bridging the Rimutaka divide: Wellington needs Wairarapa

In an interview today, the subject of regional reform and amalgamation came up. There’s quite a good site already seeking feedback on the process, and I’ve taken part in a 2012 forum on the subject as well.    In 2010, the mood...
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Apr 26, 2013

Major ‘Ndrangheta drug trafficker arrested in Italy

Santo Morabito captured following year-long man hunt (ANSA) – Africo, April 12 – After a year-long manhunt, police said Friday that they have arrested fugitive Santo Morabito, considered a leading figure in the Ndrangheta mafia’s in...
by Mafia Today on Apr 12, 2013

Major ‘Ndrangheta drug trafficker arrested in Italy

Santo Morabito captured following year-long man hunt (ANSA) – Africo, April 12 – After a year-long manhunt, police said Friday that they have arrested fugitive Santo Morabito, considered a leading figure in the Ndrangheta mafia’s in...
by Mafia Today on Apr 12, 2013

Current Account Deficit Soars Record High to 6.7% in Q3

Country’s Current Account Deficit (CAD) has soared into record heights of 6.7% of total GDP in 3rd quarter of the financial year. The reason for this high deficit is the heavy oil and gold imports and some muted exports in that time being. Eventua...

U.S. GDP to Suddenly Turn Negative in First Quarter of 2013?

U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) increased by only 0.4% in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). While the mainstream may rejoice in this news, sadly, the increase in GDP was nowhere near the 2012 third-quar...

If Consumer Confidence Is an Indicator, Market Sell-Off Not Far Away

Once again, and I may be the only one saying this, as key stock indices like the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average reach new heights, I see more downside risk developing for the stock market. Economic fundamentals and the stock market...

China still growing strong – OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) forecasts that China’s economy will grow by 8.5% in 2013, and even more in 2014. This assessment is one of the most positive outlooks for the world’s second-largest economy, which...
by Healy Consultants on Mar 26, 2013

America: A Mirror Image of Japan 15 Years Later?

We need to learn from this example… Similar to the U.S. economy, only years earlier, the Japanese economy also burst following a boom in real estate prices. To help revive its economy, the Bank of Japan brought interest rates to near zero in 1999 a...

U.S. Debt-to-GDP Ratio This Year to Surpass Greece’s 2009 “Danger” Level

The U.S. Department of the Treasury reported that the U.S. government incurred a deficit of $204 billion for the month of February 2013. So far, we are into the first five months of the government’s fiscal year (started October 1, 2012), and the U.

Chinese Economy Worse Than We Think?

The health of the Chinese economy is deteriorating, and it will have a significant impact on U.S. economic growth. Almost half of the provinces in the Chinese economy are expecting an economic slowdown. They are lowering their growth targets. Accordi...

What Happens When a Stock Market Rises on Hopes, Not Fundamentals

As the stock markets reach new highs, I see more and more optimism brewing in the U.S. economy. Let’s get this straight; the rising of key stock indices close to new historical highs doesn’t mean there is economic growth in the country. Problems...

THE STORY SO FAR: PART 181

NOT ONLY DO WE SPEND TOO MUCH ON DEFENSE, BUT IN MANY CASES, WE SPEND IT BADLY FEW HAVE THE GUTS TO SPEAK OUT ABOUT THIS. ONE WHO DID—AND DOES—IS CHUCK SPINNEY Thirty years ago a story appeared in Time magazine which rocked the Pentagon—and, i...

Mixed signals from Singapore – The Budget

Let’s start with some good news: the figures released for the Singapore economy on Monday are mostly positive. The economy grew by 1.5% in the 4th quarter of 2012 over the same period in 2011, beating the consensus of 1.1%. International trade is a...
by Healy Consultants on Feb 28, 2013

The great Portuguese hollowing out

With every passing day Portugal has less and less economy left, while fewer and fewer people remain to pay down the debt.
by Iberosphere on Feb 25, 2013

Lack of Consumer Spending a Very Serious Threat to the U.S. Economy

While presenting the company’s fourth-quarter corporate earnings and disappointing analysts with its revised outlook, the CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (NYSE/WMT) said, “We are confident that our low prices will continue to resonate, as families ad...

What This Tech Stock’s Saying About the Stock Market

We all know that corporate earnings are managed, but in a sense, it works, because an investor is better off having some ballpark earnings outlook over nothing. Earnings estimates for mature, large-cap businesses are typically more accurate over trad...

If the Shanghai Composite Index Is a Leading Indicator, Watch Out!

Export-oriented provinces in the Chinese economy have turned pessimistic and anticipate exports will only grow at the rate of five percent this year. In 2012, they targeted an export growth rate of eight percent to 10%. What’s troublesome about thi...


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