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If Bullion Were Not a Threat Government Would Not Attack It- Paul Craig Roberts

1By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

You want to know why gold and silver prices are down?  Listen to former Assistant Treasury Secretary Paul Craig Roberts.  He says, “When gold hit $1,900, the Federal Reserve panicked because they realized with the dollar deteriorating so rapidly, compared to bullion prices, that soon it would also deteriorate its exchange value with other currencies.”  (more…)

Economy Will Implode-Jim Willie

goldenjackassBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Dr. Jim Willie of GoldenJackass.com says powerful forces around the globe are working to do away with trading in U.S. dollars because of massive money printing by the Fed.  Dr. Willie says, “The world makes a reaction, and what they have done is create, slowly but surely, a U.S. dollar alternative for trade.”  (more…)

Weekly News Wrap-Up 4.5.13

5By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 4.5.13 

Just three stories today, but they are big ones–North Korea, the Middle East and the ongoing banking crisis.  North Korea has rattled its saber in the past, but not this loudly.  Any talk that this is another bluff to get the world to back off on the sanctions for its nuclear program is underestimating the seriousness of the situation.  (more…)

Budget Deficit Exploding Out of Control -John Williams

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Economist John Williams says don’t be fooled by the new highs on the Dow.  Williams contends, “The economy is still in serious trouble.  The banking system is still in serious trouble.  The budget deficit is exploding out of control.”  Williams thinks the ongoing banking crisis in Cyprus has global implications.  (more…)

U.S. Provoking North Korea-Gerald Celente

CelenteBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Trends forecaster Gerald Celente says, “The United States is provoking North Korea.  They keep putting more and more sanctions on them.  It’s economic warfare.”  Celente is worried that “economic warfare” will turn into a shooting war.  (more…)

Weekly News Wrap-Up 3.29.13

5Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

There were new all-time highs on the Dow and S&P 500 this week.  Of course, the mainstream media didn’t mention a word about how the Fed’s “open-ended” $85 billion a month bond buying program helped push the stock market to new highs.  Maybe that’s why even some of the folks on CNBC called the market “creepy.”    (more…)

Why Leave Extra Money in a Bank-Peter Schiff

44By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Money manager Peter Schiff says, “Cyprus is a wake-up call for everybody who has a bank deposit. . . . When you are depositor, you are, in fact, . . . lending your money to the bank.”  Schiff predicts, “There’s no question . . . banks will fail.  (more…)

I Moved my Money Out of the Stock Market-Laurence Kotlikoff

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In January, Economist Dr. Laurence Kotlikoff said he was “worried” that the economy was reaching “a real threatening point.”  The Cyprus banking crisis hit the Globe last week.  Now, when asked if he was still “worried,” he replied, “This morning, I moved my money out of the stock market  . . . because I’m worried about Cyprus.”  (more…)

Weekly News Wrap-Up 3.22.13

Cyprus Bailout and More: Weekly News Wrap-UpBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  

I am covering just three stories in the Weekly News Wrap-Up, but they are big ones.  They are the Cyprus bailout, Obama and his Middle East trip, and the Fed’s decision to keep on printing.  The EU is getting very tough with Cyprus and its banking crisis.  It is demanding it pay in some way for part of the bailout of its troubled banks.  (more…)

Very Close to Pan-Global Financial Collapse-Gregory Mannarino

Greg MannarinoBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Financial Analyst Gregory Mannarino says the banking crisis in Cyprus is a signal of what is coming to the rest of the world.  Mannarino says, “People are now going to start losing faith in these institutions.  This cannot stand, and we may be very, very close to the pan-global financial collapse that I believe is coming.”  (more…)

Crisis They Can’t Avoid-Paul Craig Roberts

1By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Former Assistant Treasury Secretary Dr. Paul Craig Roberts says there is another financial calamity coming to the U.S.  Dr. Roberts says, “It is a crisis they can’t avoid.  One way or another it’s going to bite very hard, whether it comes through the dollar or the bonds.”    (more…)

Weekly News Wrap-Up 3.15.13

5By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

New highs day after day on the Dow!!  The economy is fixed, right?  Wrong!!  I have been watching a lot of the business and mainstream media channels, and there is hardly a mention of the $85 billion a month the Fed is printing out of thin air to buy sour mortgage debt from the big banks and Treasury bonds from the U.S. government.  (more…)

We are in a Fiat Currency Bubble-James Turk

James Turk: Gold Will Reach $11,000 an Ounce in the Next Five YearsBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Gold expert James Turk says, “Mr. Bernanke is so anti-deflation he’s willing to risk hyperinflation, and we are on this path of hyperinflation given the policies we are following.”  Turk contends gold is a good value right now.  Turk says, “Because it is money outside the banking system, it doesn’t have any counterparty risk, and that is very important as this crisis continues to unfold.”   Turk predicts, “Either we cut back on spending or the dollar is going to collapse. . . . Those are the two choices.”    (more…)

Staggering Bullish Indications for Gold-Jim Willie

goldenjackassBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Jim Willie, who holds a PhD in statistics, says, “There are staggering bullish market indications for gold.  The primary cylinder is negative real interest rates for the past 10 years.”  (more…)

Weekly News Wrap-Up 3.8.13

11By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

The answer is NO.  The president cannot kill Americans on U.S. soil with a drone attack who are not engaged in combat.  It took a gutsy 13 hour filibuster from Senator Rand Paul and some other Republican and Democratic Senators to get that answer from the White House.  When liberal Democrat Ron Wyden joined the Republicans, it became very hard to blow it off as partisan politics.   (more…)