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Gold and Silver

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Sensationalism, like central bankers and policy makers, has many faces, views and voices. This may explain why so many want to hold their ears, hug their knees and beg the heavens for a beacon of guiding light amidst a 24/7 fog of info-cycle pablum

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Last week both Martin Armstrong and Alistair MacLeod wrote about the changes to the Basel III rules and how they will greatly affect the physical and paper gold markets if implemented in their current form.

Article Image by Alasdair Macleod

This article looks at the likely consequences of the Bank for International Settlements' introduction of the net stable funding requirement (NSFR) for bank balance sheets, insofar as they apply to their positions in gold, silver and other commodity

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Five weeks ago, we wrote that sharply negative real interest rates were going to drive prices higher in the weeks ahead, and so far that forecast is playing out as expected. So what happens next? That's the subject this week.

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Psychologists, poets and philosophers have written for centuries that many who have eyes refuse to see, and many who can think, refuse to think clearly–all for the simple reason that some truths, like the sun, are just too hard to look straight int

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Silver and Gold, and Bitcoin How to explain bitcoin? As I said a couple of weeks ago, it's hard to dismiss the digital currency as a classic investment bubble because -- unlike any of the other historical manias which have seen similarly extreme