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Silver, Debt, and Deficits – From an Election Year Perspective

By Gary Christenson – Re-Blogged From The Deviant Investor

It is an election year. We should anticipate 8 years of upcoming trauma, following nearly 8 years of “hope and change,” after 8 years of “no nation building,” after 8 years of “I did not have sexual relations with that woman.” 564 more words

Monetary Policy

Retail Sales Bounce Back, Federal Budget Deficit Expands: What We Learned During the Week of October 10 - 14

Retail sales rebounded in September while the federal budget expanded by a third during FY2016. Here are the 5 things we learned from U.S. economic data released during the week ending October 14. 881 more words


Massive Twin Deficits To Impact UK Assets

By Mark O’Byrne – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

Sterling is now the worst performing major currency in 2016 and gold the best.

The pound has completed its worst four day performance since Brexit and the pound remains considerably weaker versus the dollar, euro and gold since the Conservative Party conference, when Theresa May promised to trigger article 50 within six months. 459 more words

GDP & Employment

2016 Budget Deficit Almost Final Around $600 Billion

   By Bob Shapiro

The US Budget Deficit for Fiscal 2016 is about to close, and various estimates bracket a $600 Billion Deficit. I’ve seen numerous analyses which forecast this to rise to over $1 Trillion over the next few years, largely due to the growth of Social Security, Medicare, & other Health outlays, which currently make up about 2/3 of total federal government outlays. 76 more words

GDP & Employment

Holiday Cheers--Consumers Feel Happier!

Popular Economics Weekly

It’s back to school time, and consumers are feeling the holiday spirit already. Americans in September were most optimistic about the economy since the summer of 2007, in part because of a happier view of the U.S. 362 more words

Weekly Financial News

In Furious Denial Over The Failure Of Leftist Economic Policy, Owen Jones Misrepresents Conservatism

Owen Jones continues to use his Guardian column to peddle lies and misrepresentations about conservative economic policy, in a Herculean effort to save British leftists from having to come to terms with their failed economic policy dogma. 707 more words

UK Politics

Updates on Conflicts in Syria and Yemen and an Economic Overview by Jeffrey Sachs

By Evan Pye

This week I read news articles on Middle Eastern affairs, including the crises in Syria and Yemen. I also read an overview of the United States’ economy by Jeffrey Sachs. 798 more words