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War & Economic Calamity Coming, 2016 Predictions-Gerald Celente

15By Greg Hunter’s (Early Sunday Release)

Top trends forecaster Gerald Celente says 2016 is going to be very rough. What’s coming right at us? Celente says, “Global recession, and it’s already happening, all they have to do is open their eyes and open their ears. Iron ore, copper, aluminum, nickel, zinc, one after another from wheat to dairy products to corn. When you look at the Bloomberg Index, it’s down to 1999 levels on average. What is that telling us? There is too much product and not enough demand. It’s the same thing with oil. There’s too much production and not enough demand. . . . What we are looking at is a global slowdown because commodities are the canary in the mine shaft.”


Middle East War Coming, Economy Tanks Fed Hikes, Obama Care Implosion and Bailout

89By Greg Hunter’s WNW 218 12.4.15

As terrible as the terror attack in San Bernardino, California, is it’s not really the big story. I know you have been seeing wall to wall coverage of this attack. I am sure some Democrats and the President would like this to be workplace violence, but let’s face it, it was a terror attack carried out by violent Islamic extremists.   I am equally sure the President and some Democrats would like to use this as a way to have anti-gun legislation. Both of these views are delusional and out of touch with most Americans. Look no further than Black Friday gun sales. They broke records, and that was before this awful attack. Not all Muslims are bad, but the population is so big globally that if just 10% were radicalized, it would be 160 or 170 million people. This is the new asymmetrical warfare, and it will increase because conflict in the Middle East is increasing.


Obama Care Will Implode and Kill the Economy-Karl Denninger

Karl_Denninger_Interview_Financial_Crisis_2012By Greg Hunter’s

Analyst/trader Karl Denninger predicted years ago that Obama Care would “kill the economy” and “eventually implode.” That is exactly what’s happening now. Denninger contends, “The majority of the money we spend in healthcare is jacked up due to these monopolist policies which raise the cost four or five times where it ought to be. On top of that, we are being forced to pay for people who have made lifestyle choices that dramatically raise their cost of healthcare. . . . The health insurance people are faced with an untenable problem because if the only people who buy car insurance wreck one car a year, the cost of car insurance is $20,000 a year because that is the cost of the car.” Denninger goes on to point out, “The rate increases that are coming down this year are astronomical. I am seeing rate increases as high as 50% for inferior coverage. . . . Benefits come off your top line as an employer. So, all of this means much slower growth if any at all because all this money is being siphoned into the health insurance and healthcare system.”


Collapse in Credit Coming-Chris Martenson

Chris MartensonBy Greg Hunter’s (Early Sunday Release)

Co-founder of Peak Prosperity and economic researcher Dr. Chris Martenson warns the next financial collapse will start with a default in the credit markets. Dr. Martenson explains, “Demand is down. Supply is down. That’s the underlying story. We think the first part of this story is these credit instruments will get wiped out. It could be a sovereign default. Who’s first? That is the question in the world. Is it going to Venezuela? Is it going to be Brazil? Could it be Turkey? Interesting story about Turkey with the downed Russian jet. We just don’t know. If we have a big sovereign default in one of these countries, that could be the trigger. Maybe it’s a company like Glencore that would be a repeat of Lehman. We just don’t know, but we do know there is going to be a collapse in the credit, and then we will have the next stage of this where the central banks freak out one more time and pour more money into the markets. We believe, this time, money will be given to people like you and me. . . . Once the Federal Reserve sends you and me money, whether it’s a tax rebate or check, it doesn’t matter. You should run, not walk, and buy anything you possibly can with that because that is the next stage of this story. Stage one is collapse.”


Greg Hunter Thanksgiving Message 2015

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com16

There is not going to be a Weekly News Wrap-Up this week.  I am taking some time off for the holiday.  That said, I do have a short message for supporters of  Happy Thanksgiving, my message is on the next page.


The Goal Is War-Gregory Mannarino

2By Greg Hunter’s

Trader and analyst Gregory Mannarino says the governments and bankers want war. Mannarino explains, “War is the goal. People need to understand here the goal of the world central banks is to bring us to war. So, they have a big, big reason to borrow cash into existence. This is it. The debt based economic model has got to be the most corrupt, evil and dastardly mechanism to be pushed down the throats of the entire world. They are going to do what they need to do and that means bring us to a full blown war, nuclear or whatever they need to do to keep this going. If they do not find the reasons to borrow cash into existence, creating refugee problems, leaving all the borders open, war, you name it. . . . The world central banks have created a situation where they have to borrow cash into existence in perpetuity. They can never stop. If they do stop, it will cause a loss of human life greater than a nuclear exchange. So, they are stuck here. The lessor of the two evils here is to bring us to war. As horrible as that sounds, that is where we’re at.”


Real Danger Is Violence and War-Catherine Austin Fitts

B7y Greg Hunter’s (Early Sunday Release)

Financial expert Catherine Austin Fitts has long said before there is another big financial crash, there will be a big war.  Fitts explains, “If you look at how fragile the geopolitics are, the danger, as I have always said, is that we go to violence, and then things really come unhinged.  So, I’m worried about violence and war and kind of situation getting out of hand.  That’s when you get the really dangerous scenarios.”


Terror Grips World, House Votes No to Refugees, Obama Care Disaster


By Greg Hunter’s (Weekly News Wrap-Up 217 11.20.15)

The attack in France is a game changer, not just for France, but for the world. France is clamping down, and the President of France is now turning hard core. This is in part due to fear and outrage from the carnage, but President Holland is also afraid that his number one political adversary is pointing out the attack happened on Holland’s watch. There is no telling who is coming into Europe with the revelation that fake passports are being used by terrorists. (more…)

Bond Bust Will Be Biggest Crash in History-Mike Maloney

1By Greg Hunter’s

Precious metals expert Mike Maloney says we are experiencing a “rollercoaster crash.” Maloney explains, “The second half of the economic storm that started in 2007 and crashed in 2008, we’ve been in the eye of the hurricane from 2009 until today.  The second half of this economic storm is about to start.  I believe in 2016, we are going to see something happen, and 2017 will probably be pretty bad for the general economy.  . . . If we have a currency crisis, a recession, and this changing monetary system all together, it will be absolute chaos.”


World Getting Ready for War-Warren Pollock

4By Greg Hunter’s (Early Sunday Release)

Geopolitical and financial analyst Warren Pollock warns, “The world is getting ready for war.” Pollock says the signs are everywhere, including the recent and very public missile launch off the coast of California. Pollock explains, “They are firing them in the direction of China. What is so amazing is the ocean is a vast place. They could have chosen anywhere to launch these missiles from and, instead, they launched them right next to a metropolitan area. So, really, they are sending a message to the people in the United States. More so than that, they are sending a message to the people in China. It’s definitely not directed at Russia. What the government wants you to see is the U.S. is this big powerful military strength type of country. It is in control of the world, and the reserve currency is worth something. We are a strong military power and, really, on a conventional sense, the emperor has no clothing. This use of a last resort weapon, the demonstration of it, is really a sign of impotence.”


World War Threats, Clinton Email Probe Widens, Confused Fed, Bad Economy

4 jpeg.pngBy Greg Hunter’s (WNW 216 11.13.15)

It seems the world is preparing for war with threats of military action from around the globe. There is the recent incident of the U.S. Air Force flying a B-52 bomber close to man-made islands claimed by China in the South China Sea. Russia “leaked” plans for a nuclear torpedo that could be sent into a harbor and exploded. This is in response to the U.S. putting missile defense in Europe. Meanwhile, ISIS is threatening Russia in Syria and making a video saying “soon very soon Blood Will Spill Like Ocean.” Meanwhile, ISIS is making threats to Israel from the Sinai Peninsula. This is the same ISIS group that took credit for planting a bomb in the Russian passenger jet that murdered 224 people. I have Warren Pollock on next, and he says, “Everybody, including the U.S. Pentagon, see’s what’s coming and getting ready for global war.” Pollock has a very interesting take on things from war and what countries will be allies to internet surveillance that is used against you.


Huge Fraud at COMEX Covering Up Huge Demand for Gold-Craig Hemke

13By Greg Hunter’s

Financial expert Craig Hemke says not only is the 300 to 1 leverage at COMEX “extreme fraud,” but it also is a sign of record demand for physical gold. Hemke explains, “We have been at this number now for a couple of months. . . . Meaning that for every one physical ounce of supply in the vaults of COMEX, there are 300 beneficial owners. 300 paper ounces have been created. That leverage, that stress is telling us something. You get the anecdotal stories about the empty vaults of London and the stress of the gold that is flowing out of the vaults of London and out of the U.S., out of the UK and into Switzerland. There are stories of the refiners running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, taking the old 400 ounce gold bar and . . . recasting them into kilo bars and shipping them to the East where the demand is. . . . It’s huge fraud to cover up huge demand. There is no doubt about it.”


US is Broke and By Far the Biggest Issue-Eric Sprott

4By Greg Hunter’s  (Early Sunday Release)

Renowned money manager Eric Sprott is still very bullish on physical gold and silver. Why? Sprott proclaims, “The U.S. is broke. We know they’re broke. . . . About a thousand professors have signed up and told Congress you’ve got to deal with this issue, and it is immediately ignored, but it is by far the biggest issue. It’s not just government. It’s corporate pension plans, and state pension plans and all these unfunded obligations where everyone thinks they are going to receive something only to find out that they are not going to receive something. . . . The math is pretty simple. The U.S. is broke, and I don’t want to single out the U.S. Lots of countries are broke. I am sure Japan is broke, and I am sure there are European countries that are broke. We can’t keep extending and pretending and suggesting everything is great. Unfortunately, someone is going to pay the price, and I am not sure when the price is going to be paid. The analogy I use is we all knew ten years ago that Detroit was broke. . . . It was so mathematically certain that you knew what was going to happen. The same thing will happen to the United States.”


Russia & China War Update, Dec Fed Rate Hike, Tanking Economy Continues

4By Greg Hunter’s (WNW 215 11.6.15)

The U.S. is sending a dozen F-15’s to Turkey. The F-15 specialize in air-to-air combat. The Pentagon officially says the jets are to “ensure the safety” of NATO allies, but there is much speculation that the jets could also offer protection to the Kurds and the recently announced Special Ops Forces going to help “train” the Kurds. There is also the fear that these jets could meet Russian jet fighters in air-to-air combat either on purpose or accident. They have plenty of other U.S. Airforce firepower in Turkey such as the F-16, F-22 and B-1 bombers, to name a few.


China Could Reprice Gold to $100,000 per Ounce-Bill Holter

22By Greg Hunter’s

Financial writer and gold expert Bill Holter contends China has enormous debt problems, but a very good plan B. Holter explains, “China used fiat debt to build real infrastructure, and when the system blows up, the fiat debt blows away and they are left with infrastructure. Do they have 20% bad loans? They very well could and probably do. If it is true that they are going to have a debt blow up, don’t forget China has been importing big tonnage of gold for years now. Over the last five years, they have imported 9,000 tons of gold. Their way out is the old way out. The old way out was to revalue gold higher. They could revalue gold and step up and say they will pay $50,000 or $100,000 per ounce for any and all ounces for sale. You can’t say there is not enough gold. What you can say is that it’s not priced correctly to support the system. If they have an implosion of debt which leaves their balance sheets impaired, the way to recapitalize the balance sheets is to revalue the price of gold higher. It creates capital, in other words.”