Category: Gold

Government Armageddon!


How does it feel having the most influential government in the world…. shut down? Are we all part of an historical disaster movie? Let’s pinch ourselves, maybe this is a dream because having a government shutdown should only happen if there’s a super freeze-over (‘Day After Tomorrow’) or an alien invasion (‘War of the Worlds’) or something Biblical (‘Armageddon’)!

Or, maybe this is the next Horror Flick featuring the un-dead, or the un-feeling. Who else would let families live without everyday necessities, prevent single parents to go to work because of closed daycare facilities, cause children with cancer not be able to access new medications or treatments because of clinical trials being put on hold or prevent the tracking of potential disease outbreaks and causes. This is only naming a few items, which have all been immobilized due to governmental shutdown, meltdown and games.

We, the people, will not win here, even when the government does get back to work and things get back to normal for the government.  Eventually, the shutdown will be over, and they will get back to business, including printing more money.

However, it doesn’t take a genius to figure out that when you print more money, every dollar in circulation becomes less valuable. One day you might even wake to realize your money in the bank is worth 50% of what it was worth when it was deposited. I don’t even want it to be worth 10% less. I want it to be worth MORE.  What about you?  Don’t you feel the same?

The only way I know how to do that is to buy Gold and Silver.
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Billionaires Dumping Stocks

I recently read “Billionaires Dumping Stocks, Economist Knows Why by Newsmax Wires.  The article confirms the belief that stocks, bonds and real estate are not where you want to be right now.  In very easy to understand terms, esteemed economist and author of New York Times best selling book Aftershock Robert Weidemer explains why.  Everyone is aware that inflation is right around the corner.   Note at the bottom of the article that I’ve highlighted his comments on the effects of a mere 10% inflation on all three.  Some economist’s are making sense about the possibility of hyper-inflation. .

Billionaires Dumping Stocks, Economist Knows Why
Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 04:36 PM
By Newsmax Wires

Despite the 6.5% stock market rally over the last three months, a handful of billionaires are quietly dumping their American stocks . . . and fast.

Warren Buffett, who has been a cheerleader for U.S. stocks for quite some time, is dumping shares at an alarming rate. He recently complained of “disappointing performance” in dyed-in-the-wool American companies like Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, and Kraft Foods.

In the latest filing for Buffett’s holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Buffett has been drastically reducing his exposure to stocks that depend on consumer purchasing habits. Berkshire sold roughly 19 million shares of Johnson & Johnson, and reduced his overall stake in “consumer product stocks” by 21%. Berkshire Hathaway also sold its entire stake in California-based computer parts supplier Intel.

With 70% of the U.S. economy dependent on consumer spending, Buffett’s apparent lack of faith in these companies’ future prospects is worrisome.

Unfortunately Buffett isn’t alone.

Fellow billionaire John Paulson, who made a fortune betting on the subprime mortgage meltdown, is clearing out of U.S. stocks too. During the second quarter of the year, Paulson’s hedge fund, Paulson & Co., dumped 14 million shares of JPMorgan Chase. The fund also dumped its entire position in discount retailer Family Dollar and consumer-goods maker Sara Lee.

Finally, billionaire George Soros recently sold nearly all of his bank stocks, including shares of JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs. Between the three banks, Soros sold more than a million shares.

So why are these billionaires dumping their shares of U.S. companies?

After all, the stock market is still in the midst of its historic rally. Real estate prices have finally leveled off, and for the first time in five years are actually rising in many locations. And the unemployment rate seems to have stabilized.

It’s very likely that these professional investors are aware of specific research that points toward a massive market correction, as much as 90%.

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