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Demand for Physical Metal Extraordinary-James Turk

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com James Turk #2

Gold expert James Turk is not worried about the recent sell-off in precious metals. He says, “At this level, we’ve probably gone as low as we possibly can.  The paper traders and the derivative traders have pushed it about as far as they can, but the demand for physical metal is extraordinary down here at these levels.”  (more…)

Weekly News Wrap-Up 5.24.13

4By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

The IRS scandal of targeting conservative groups is messy, and the Obama Administration is going to look like it was drug through a hog lot before it’s through.  Lois Lerner, who was in charge of overseeing tax exempt groups, was put on administrative leave (with pay) after she pled the 5th.  (more…)

IRS-Incredible Abuses of Democracy-Professor William Black

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Professor William Black is an expert in white collar crime.  When it comes to the IRS scandal, Dr. Black says, “This is everybody’s fear.  This is a real fear and not made up.  You can produce incredible abuses of democracy if you use the IRS as a weapon.”  (more…)

Bank Run Happening in Bullion-Jim Willie

goldenjackassBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Jim Willie, Editor of The Hat Trick Letter, says the recent gold price take-down has caused, “A bank run in gold bullion banks.  It’s a vault run. . . . Wealthy investors are asking for their gold, and some are finding out it’s not there.”  (more…)

Weekly News Wrap-Up 5/17/13

IRS Targets Conservative Groups, Dept of Justice Seizes Phone Records of the Associated Press and MoreBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

This Week’s Wrap-Up series of stories I call “Scandal-topia.”  Benghazi, IRS targeting conservative groups, Department of Justice seizing phone records of the Associated Press (AP) and yet another sex abuse scandal in the U.S. military.  While all of these stories are important, they are taking our eyes off other stories of great importance.   Let’s run down the list: 

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Jon Stewart’s View of the IRS Scandal

4By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com

Jon Stewart may lean left, but even he cannot pass up good material.  The recent IRS scandal involving the targeting of hundreds of conservative groups provided him with just that material.  (more…)

Rising Stock Market False Positive-Yra Harris

Yra Harris: Rising Interest Rates, Capital Controls and MoreBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Renowned commodity trader Yra Harris says forget about talk of the Federal Reserve “tapering” money printing.  The real problem is the $3 trillion of junk the Fed has already bought.  Harris says, “So you are going to allow $3 trillion in cash the Fed created to sit out there in the economy?  That would be phenomenally inflationary.”  (more…)

Global Hyperinflation Coming-Nick Barisheff

Nick Barisheff (2)By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Gold expert Nick Barisheff says the plunge in the gold price is sparking demand.  Barisheff contends, “Usually when there is a big drop in price of paper, there is also a drop in demand on physical gold.  This is the first time I can remember that it has gone the opposite way.  People are perceiving the drop in price as a gigantic buying opportunity.  It’s on sale at a lower price.”  (more…)

Weekly News Wrap-Up 5.10.13

4By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Israel bombed Syria at the beginning of the week, and it has huge possible consequences to the U.S., Middle East and the world.  The Israelis reportedly attacked multiple sites in Syria.  Part of the raid was meant to destroy Iranian rockets that could strike just about anywhere in Israel.  At least 100 Syrian soldiers were killed.  (more…)

Middle East Out of Control-Gerald Celente

World War 3: Middle East Out of Control - Gerald CelenteBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  

Trends researcher Gerald Celente predicts war in the Middle East.  He says, “It is out of control.  What are people waiting for–an Archduke Ferdinand moment?”  Celente thinks Israel bombing Syria means World War 3 is on its way.  (more…)

Obama Care-Economy Can’t Survive It-Rick Ackerman

Rick hed shotBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Trader and forecaster Rick Ackerman says, “As far as the Fed getting off the easing regimen, it’s not possible . . . You’d kill the system right now.  There’s no way out, and although we put off the day of reckoning, it can’t be put off indefinitely.”   (more…)

Weekly News Wrap-Up 5.3.13

4By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com   (Updated)

This week, the President was asked about State Department whistleblowers that claim they are being pressured NOT to come forward.  The President said he was not aware of this.  Meanwhile, whistleblowers are scheduled to testify in Congress on Benghazi.  Our Ambassador and three others were killed in a terrorist attack on 9/11/12.  (more…)

Fed Money Printing Games Out of Gas-Karl Denninger

Fed Money Printing Games Out of Gas-Karl Denninger By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Financial analyst Karl Denninger has never bought the so-called “recovery” story.  Just the opposite is happening right now.  He says, “When you look at these indices in the context of the last three or four months, what you see is a deteriorating picture . . . deteriorating employment, deteriorating final demand, deteriorating basically everything.”   (more…)

Mania in Gold and Silver Coming – Gregory Mannarino

Greg MannarinoGreg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

The Fed is reversing course.  Instead of talking about curtailing money printing, it is now extending it.  This comes as no surprise to financial analyst Gregory Mannarino.  He says, “There’s no way out of it.  The Federal Reserve cannot and will not stop printing money.  If they do, it is party over at that moment.”  (more…)

Weekly News Wrap-Up 4.26.12

4By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

New news about the Boston bombing suspects, and it is not pretty.  It is reported that Russia contacted the U.S. government “multiple times” about Tamerlan Tsarnaev.  He’s the older brother that was killed in a shootout with police and FBI.  The FBI’s excuse for not taking Russian warnings seriously was the FBI thought Tsarnaev did not pose a threat.  (more…)