In God We Trust! The Fed – Not So Much….

Since we went off the gold standard (1971), our currency reads, “Federal Reserve Note.” It’s a paper promise from the Federal Reserve, an independent agency owned by the banks. The value is derived from good faith which is quickly losing ground worldwide. Flip it over and you see, “In God We Trust.” OK, but…. Trust the Fed? Nope! The Phony […]

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Step Right Up, Place Your Bets

Fed Chairman Powell is caught in a trap; high inflation, interest on the national debt, a stock market bubble about to burst, while “too big to fail” banks are ready to tumble. Powell is desperately trying to manipulate interest rates to keep everything from falling apart. Powell said Congress needs, “an adult conversation among elected officials about getting the federal […]

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This Time IS Different!

The Economist published an abstract of the book, “This Time Is Different, Eight Centuries of Financial Folly,” by Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff. They explain: “Every so often, experts sucker people into bidding up the prices of stocks or real estate because they announce that the economy has fundamentally changed. When You Hear ‘This Time Is Different,’ Don’t […]

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More Than Just Hope – Play To Win!

Our article, The Impossible Dream outlines how actions of the political class, Federal Reserve and casino-banks are leading our country into extraordinarily difficult times. Subscriber Mike G. asks a doggone good question: “When first learning to play chess, I was focused only on protecting my pieces. As my skills progressed it was taking ever longer to defeat me, but I […]

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Powell Is Caught In A Trap – but – We Don’t Have To Be!

Fed Chairman Powell has the impossible task of guiding the economy to a “soft landing” – balancing the need to tame out-of-control inflation while preventing a major market crash and recession/depression. Here’s what is bearing down on America. The Fed bailed out the banks; $9 trillion+ in phony money. Government debt skyrocketed over $34 trillion and climbing. Soon the interest […]

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The Impossible Dream

US debt is out of control; inflation is still rising. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is tasked with fixing a historic mess. The star is unreachable…. The Glass Steagall Act was passed in 1933. Until its repeal under the Clinton administration in 1999, the Federal Reserve had no “emergency” banking system bailouts. Less than a decade later things blew up, and […]

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Best of Dennis – Push The Handle, Raise The Chain, There Goes The Dollar…

Best of Dennis… Dennis is taking a break to rest, and will be back writing very soon. Here’s an article that is worthy of a re-read in these times. This article was originally posted on September 21, 2023. Push The Handle, Raise The Chain, There Goes The Dollar… Since the 2008 bank bailouts, government spending, deficits and debt have hit […]

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Don’t Get Fooled By Election Year Propaganda!

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is spouting off again, with more political baloney! Martin Armstrong highlights her recent remarks about IRS funding: “…. The proposal will redirect $14.3 billion in funds to Israel instead of doubling the IRS, angering Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, who insists America has money for two wars and a standing IRS army. …. ‘We cannot let our […]

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Get Used To Making Less

Each new year brings a myriad of projections about politics, investing, life, global warming and all things in between. I view most as “for entertainment purposes only,” trying not to take them too seriously. I pay attention to investment pundits who have walked the walk, coupled with a solid, proven track record over a long period of time. Last spring […]

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