Skulderna i världen har aldrig varit så höga som de är idag samtidigt som man trycker pengar för att hålla systemet igång. Guld och silver har varit en del av det monetära systemet under flera tusen år. De senaste dryga 40 åren har man dock valt att lämna dessa ädelmetaller utanför och det har medfört ökade skulder och ett ohållbart system.

Beppe Grillo har greppet i Italien

Publicerad 2017-03-23 10:26:10 i Ekonomi,

Foreigners often underestimate Italy’s ability to sidestep calamity. That said, the stakes are higher now than in 1992. Solutions may prove harder to find. The reason lies in the radically different EU and Mediterranean contexts in which Italy finds itself.

Some of contemporary Italy’s challenges appear similar to those of the early 1990s. The party system is once again in fragments. The ruling centre-left Democratic party (PD) split last month. The right is divided. The most popular opposition party is the anti-establishment Five Star Movement. Since November 2011 four prime ministers have taken office not because voters chose them, but because of a financial emergency, factional squabble, party coup and failed constitutional reform.

Matteo Renzi, the former premier and PD leader, suffered a blow this month when it emerged that Tiziano Renzi, his father, and Luca Lotti, a close political ally, had been caught up in a judicial probe into suspected graft in public procurement.

The most disturbing comparison between 1992 and the present day concerns the Italian economy, which is projected this year to be the slowest-growing in the eurozone. Public debt is more than 132 percent of gross domestic product. Unemployment is almost 12 per cent; the youth jobless rate is over 37 percent.

As a consequence, ever more Italian politicians question the merits of eurozone membership. So do Italian voters. In a Eurobarometer poll published in December, 47 percent called the euro “a bad thing” for their country and only 41 percent “a good thing”. This is the big difference with 25 years ago.

As long as the moderate left or right governs Italy, it may be possible to contain this disenchantment with the EU and the euro. But the PD’s fissures are the latest sign that the party system is cracking under the strain. The Five Star Movement is waiting in the wings.

James Turk om silvret när han gästar King World News

Publicerad 2017-03-21 14:02:59 i Ekonomi,

The Massive 47-Year Cup And Handle
I’ve presented the above chart before, so it is familiar to KWN readers. The message from this chart is very important. 
What we see here is a major basing pattern. It is conveyed by a multi-decade ‘cup-and-handle’, with the handle now being formed. The good news it that the downtrend in the handle has been broken, meaning that the next major upside target for silver is the ‘rim’ of the cup at $50. 

So silver has turned the corner. What we need now, Eric, is just a little more upside action. It is only a matter of time before that happens, and after last week’s strength, I expect that we won’t have to wait long.”


Med stagflation framför oss är det mycket möjligt vi får en liknande utveckling för PM som under senare delen av 70-talet

Publicerad 2017-03-20 09:42:08 i Ekonomi,

Gold prices have increased along with debt and currency in circulation. Gold bubbled higher in the stagflationary 1970s and then languished in the “great age of paper” from 1982 – 2000. Gold will probably catch up with debt as central bankers rapidly “print” currencies, which will cause accelerating devaluations in the next several years.

Lyssna på Ron Paul

Publicerad 2017-03-17 14:10:51 i Ekonomi,

Dr. Ron Paul discusses the Fed raising interest rates and comparing the 70's and early 80's when gold went from $35.00 to $850.00 an ounce. He also goes on to talk about the current economy and how bad it really is and that gold is signaling a vey probable stagflation outcome.

Med skulder i USA på ca 350% av BNP och en ränta strax över noll samt triljoner nytryckta dollar undrar man vad som skall rädda systemet vid nästa kollaps?

Publicerad 2017-03-13 10:14:00 i Ekonomi,

Chart: U.S. Total Credit Market Debt as a Percent of GDP

A credit bubble occurs when the issuance of credit grows faster than income supporting it. Here’s what that looks like on a national scale for the US. The bottom red line is income (GDP) and the top blue line is Total Debt. We can see that debt has been growing at twice the rate of GDP since 1970:

Debt to GDP


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Har varit verksam inom den finansiella marknaden i över 30 år. Har därmed varit med om både upp och nedgångar inom olika marknader. Min bedömning är att vi närmar oss en ny härdsmälta på de ekonomiska marknaderna och vill därför med denna blogg dela med mig av min erfarenhet.

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