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According to a report out of Taiwan, well-known investor Jim Rogers suspects the price of gold ($1,199 an ounce as I type this) may be heading lower. The Singapore-based investor was giving a media interview in Beijing recently and shared his outlook- and investing strategy- for the precious metal. From the Want China Times website […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 26, 2014, 6:37 pm
According to the infamous hacker known as “Guccifer,” someone’s got Chicago and an unnamed Pennsylvania city in their crosshairs for a nuclear detonation next year. Andrew Higgins reported on The New York Times website on November 21: The English-speaking prison psychologist, who attended my meeting with the hacker, rolled his eyes as Mr. Lazar started […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 26, 2014, 4:32 pm
Even though I’m still doing quite a bit of catch-up on the blog these days, we’ve almost arrived at Thanksgiving. Except for a holiday greeting, no new material will be posted on Thursday, November 27. However, I will be blogging on Friday, November 28, with my regular schedule for writing kicking back in again on […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 26, 2014, 3:10 pm
Back on November 13, I blogged about how the 5,000-person Vivos Survival Shelter & Resort that was to be constructed in an existing below-ground complex just outside of Atchison, Kansas, had been cancelled. I wrote: Too bad the project didn’t pan out. I’ll have to check around and see if a similar affordable private underground […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 26, 2014, 3:42 am
There’s the potential for severe space weather directed at Earth in the coming days. Calla Cofield reported on the Space.com website this morning: The largest sunspot to appear on Earth’s nearest star in more than two decades is once again pointed at the planet, and it will likely kick-start solar storms, NASA scientists say. The […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 25, 2014, 7:19 pm
While searching for the latest activity from the “crash prophets” this morning I came across an insightful piece on well-known investor, author, and financial commentator Jim Rogers on FT Alphaville. Izabella Kaminska reported on the Financial Times (UK) daily news and commentary blog today: Rogers’ Russian investments now include stakes in fertiliser maker Phosagro, airliner […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 25, 2014, 5:07 pm
Another day, another survival-related training opportunity for Chicago-area blog readers. From the Live Free, USA website: SURVIVAL MEDICS CLASS Conducted by Live Free, USA – Instructor James C. Jones. Jim Jones is a Certified Hazard Control Manager. Emergency Medical Technician and retired Safety and Security Manager for a fortune 200 corporation. He has spent over […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 25, 2014, 4:10 pm
“A grand jury has reached a decision on whether to indict Darren Wilson, the white Ferguson, Mo., police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager sparked days of turbulent protests, sources close to the process said. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) and the county prosecutor’s office are expected to hold news conferences later […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 24, 2014, 11:06 pm
Any Chicago-area readers looking to learn urban survival/bug-out skills in the coming month? Back in the spring I mentioned the C.U.M.A. Survival School in a post about Chicago Reader contributor Connie Vaughn taking such training from the outfit. I blogged: I’ve come across the C.U.M.A. Survival School website before while researching Chicago-area prepper/survival training, and […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 24, 2014, 3:09 pm
“We have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious hand which preserved us in peace and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us, and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our hearts, that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own. Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 23, 2014, 11:25 pm
Kitco News anchor Daniela Cambone got the chance to speak to Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff on November 18. The “crash prophet” who correctly-predicted the U.S. housing bust and 2008 global economic crisis was at the Grand Cayman Liberty Forum, and here’s what the long-time gold bull had to say about the precious metal. […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 21, 2014, 5:40 am
Today I spent my lunch reading the latest quarterly letter from British-born investment strategist Jeremy Grantham. Last time around, the founder and former chairman of Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. (GMO)- which oversees $120 billion in client assets as of September 30- was predicting a bubble in the U.S. stock market. From “Summer Essays”: […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 20, 2014, 7:28 pm
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Author: Editor
Posted: November 20, 2014, 5:52 pm
Of all the various threats to America today, there’s one that seems more likely to occur than the others and which I’m most concerned about. So much so I decided to start blogging about it back on Memorial Day Weekend in 2007 as creator/editor of Boom2Bust.com, “The Most Hated Blog On Wall Street”: A U.S. […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 20, 2014, 5:57 am
I’m going to roll back things a bit today. Last night, I talked about the 1-hour Huckabee TV special “Threats To America” on FOX News. In the segment about China, KT McFarland, the FOX News National Security Analyst and host of FoxNews.com’s DEFCON 3, talked about how the Obama administration perceives our nation’s place on […]
Author: Editor
Posted: November 19, 2014, 10:45 pm




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