Monthly Archives: June 2011

Great Depression II is Coming!

“If you can keep your head when all about are losing theirs . . . yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it.” Rudyard Kipling, “If” The monthly S&P 500 E-Mini chart above clearly reflects where the U.S. economy … Continue reading

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Home Price Plunge 4% in April 2011!

Home prices, of single-family houses in the 20 largest U.S. cities, plunged 4% in April 2011, compared to April 2010. This is the steepest drop since November 2009 and just the beginning as the world-wide economic slow down takes hold. … Continue reading

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Nikkei 225 Down by Half!

The Nikkei 225 stock index is down by 50% since July, 2007. The Japanese economy is in a long debt driven economic contraction. Multi-trillion yen stimulus packages have done no good what-so-ever. The March 11, 2011 earthquake only magnified the … Continue reading

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Crude Oil and Wheat Drop off a Cliff

Crude Oil and Wheat prices are dropping off a cliff. In the last four days alone, wheat has dropped 8%. Crude oil remains just above $90 a barrel at $90.84. In early May, 2011; analysts were forecasting $200 crude oil. … Continue reading

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Gold & Silver Rolling Over on End to QEII

Gold and Silver prices are rolling over to the downside as QEII (Quantitative Easing 2) comes to an end this Thursday. Expect many asset prices to drop as the “fresh fuel money pip line” is cut off by the FED. … Continue reading

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Fire, Dry and Las Vegas!

This is a personal note from your editor in Las Vegas, NV. Today, in Las Vegas it was 106 degrees with one percent humidity. That is unusual even by Las Vegas standards as the humidity is normally between 6 and … Continue reading

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Cooper Station Nuclear Reactor Safe for Now!

The Cooper Station┬áNuclear Reactor at Brownville,┬áNebraska is holding for now, as operators hope for the best and prepare for the worst. The flood control berms (8 feet high and 2,000 feet long), that surround the planet, are in good shape … Continue reading

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Partial Solar Eclipse July 1, 2011 Visability

On July 1, 2011 their will be a partial Solar Eclipse. It will only be visible in a small patch of Ocean near Antarctica, between Antarctica and southern Africa. From a GMT (UTC) time perspective, the eclipse begins at 7:53AM, … Continue reading

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6.4 Magnitude Earthquake – – Papua New Guinea

An earthquake struck early today near the North Coast of Papua New Guinea, Indonesia. At 6.4 magnitude it was big but not huge. This is another earthquake in the “Ring of Fire” zone. It may seem like their are more … Continue reading

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Swiss Frac to the Moon!

In this world of plunging asset prices, the Swiss Franc has stood the test of time. With outstanding fundamentals as a country, the Swiss Franc continues to appreciate against the worlds currencies. From the June 4, 2010 low of 0.8580 … Continue reading

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