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Below is the photo that reveals why US and EU bankers constantly engage in media campaigns to smear Russian President Putin. As a quick experiment, type “Obama, gold” and “Cameron, gold” into Google images and you will discover that the searches come up empty. Any similar photos to the one below by US President Obama or UK Prime Minister Cameron would be a massive betrayal of their puppet masters – the BIS, the IMF, the World Bank, the ECB, the BOE and the Federal Reserve.
Simply put, physical gold and physical silver are real money. The US dollar and the euro are not. Enough said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin displays his fondness for gold
We all know about the important military consequences of controlling Ukraine to the US and Russia, but an equally important and overlooked topic is why bankers want control of Ukraine’s monetary supply and ultimately control of Ukraine through controlling its debt (the proposed $1 billion loan from the IMF). All major Western military invasions in the past several years – Somalia, Sudan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and attempts in Syria – involved countries in which the Bank for International Settlements had not yet gained control of the monetary supply at the time of these invasions.
The international banking cartels represented by the World Bank, the IMF and the Bank for International Settlements are unhappy with their low level of influence in controlling the debt of emerging economic powers like China and Russia and know that they very well can’t directly declare war on Russia and China to effect regime change in order to obtain control of their debt as they accomplished with the aforementioned much smaller countries that didn’t have the military strength to withstand a US/EU/banking led invasion. However, these global banking cartels know that they can gain influence through regime change without direct military intervention in the 15 newly independent states of the former USSR a la John Perkin’s Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (or at least this was their first initial thought in Ukraine). Below, JS Kim of SmartKnowledgeU discusses the above neglected topic and the gravity of the growing military escalation in Ukraine at the current time.
The banking-government industrial complex has been pulling the wool over investors’ eyes for years when it comes to getting the masses to keep their savings tied up in ever rapidly devaluing fiat currencies instead of intelligently converting them into the only real money out there – physical gold and physical silver – that has no counterparty risk. Just note the massive 50% collapse of the Argentine peso in less than 5 years, the 40% collapse of the Venezuelan bolivar in one year, and the Ukranian hryvania’s collapse of more than 50% against gold just this year, and the fact that Ukranian banks are now limiting withdrawals to about $100 a day now. Hard as it is to believe, and by now most people have forgotten this fact, but back in 2006, the bankers tried their hardest to sell the world on the notion that the gold bull was dead when gold had climbed to just $620 an ounce. Bankers attempted to misinform people by releasing a flood of anti-gold articles and banker predictions that gold had peaked and that it was going to crash to $250 to $300 an ounce later that year.
In reply to this banker disinformation campaign in 2006, I released a number of emphatic opinions that all the anti-gold propaganda was just that – propaganda – and I even called out the head commodity analysts at some global banks as I waged war against their disinformation campaigns. I believe we can learn a lot about the future of gold and silver today by taking a step back in time to re-visit the bankers’ propaganda campaigns in 2006.
This past week, another JP Morgan banker jumped to his death from a JP Morgan banking office in Hong Kong. With the bodies piling up, we connect the dots in the below video between the mysterious sudden epidemic of high level global bankers committing “suicide” and their achievement of Herculean feats of profit. Ironically (or perhaps with deliberation), two high level JP Morgan bankers responsible for the oversight and integration of JP Morgan’s trading platform committed suicide right before JP Morgan reported a Jesus-like miracle feat of a perfect trading record of profits on every single day of equities trading in 2013, a mathematically impossible feat without the utilization of a criminal and manipulative proprietary trading software platform. Even of greater revelation is that CEO Jamie Dimon felt zero need to instruct his traders to deliberately lose money on several random days in 2013 to reduce the appearance of impropriety. Mr. Dimon’s arrogance in flaunting a perfect trading record in 2013 without experiencing A SINGLE DAY OF LOSSES further serves as a huge indictment of the criminality of US stock market regulators and lawmakers. Perhaps this is the reason why the two JPM bankers that could best prove criminal behavior behind JP Morgan’s perfect, miracle trading record in 2013 are now dead.
Today there are literally hundreds of millions of people protesting their economic situations in dozens of countries in every single region of the world. While these protests are valid, and government corruption is the equilibrium state for all governments worldwide, the missing component is the ability of protesters to connect the dots and determine the underlying common denominator in the terrible economic state worldwide that has resulted in the middle class being decimated in the US and the horrific 15% suicide rates among all deaths in the 25 to 34 year old demographic in Spain.
Below we talk about the power of the lone dissenter to connect the dots of global economic disenfranchisement for billions of people worldwide, and why the silence of good people working for morally bankrupt industries is just as powerful an enabler of economic destruction as is the courage of a lone dissenter to re-focus and re-shape protests and revolutions on only the most pertinent and salient of issues.
“The last duty of a central banker is to tell the public the truth” – US Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Alan Blinder, 1994
By now, everyone knows that bankers lie…all the time. They tell one group of clients to sell an asset while secretly telling another group of clients to buy the same asset. They tell other clients to buy assets and then short that very asset behind their clients’ backs. They tell the world they don’t engage in any type of gold swaps nor do they rehypothecate gold, but yet when Germany asks for its 300 tonnes back from the US Central Bank, they respond by telling Germany that they have it all but only return 5 tonnes in the whole of 2013. Five tonnes represents 0.06% of the alleged gold the US Central Bank claims is in deep storage somewhere in the United States.
Yesterday the US Central Bank said that they are cutting their purchases of US Treasuries yet again from $75B a month to $65B a month. But as I stated yesterday in our weekly newsletter sent to thousands before the FOMC announcement, “I do not care if the US Central Bank’s FOMC lies later today when they announce policy and if they state they are going to taper QE more just to knock down gold and silver prices again in the short-term, because the REALITY is not only can they not maintain such a policy other than for the very short-term, but that they will eventually need to INCREASE QE just to prevent disaster and all the huge bubbles they have created all over the world from popping.”
In today’s world, it simply doesn’t matter what any of the bankers say because the only thing we know to be true is that their words are never to be trusted. The only thing that matters is what bankers are actually doing behind closed doors after spouting propaganda lies to the public. Below, we use a mission to Mars to clearly illustrate the insanity of Central Bank-speak.
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Whether we will admit it or not, a lot of us engage in gang member-like thinking that destroys our ability to divergently think, critically think and even consider the truth when the truth challenges the group-think of the “gang”.
Ishmael Cisneros, a member of the notorious global crime syndicate, the Mara Salvatrucha, better known as MS-13, says that once you join a gang, “your mind closes off to the rest of the world and you’re capable of doing anything for the gang…don’t get caught up in the world of gangs, especially for those that think there’s something good in it. It’s all lies.”
Yet many of us that deny we ever engage in the vapid and counter-productive gang mentality that Cisneros describes above unintentionally allow ourselves to be bound by this gang mentality by TPTB that deliberately shuttle people into adopting gang mentality through divide and conquer tactics based upon religious, political, and racial affiliations.
If we are truly honest with ourselves, we will all admit to having engaged in “gang-think” at one point in our lives, and perhaps of still engaging in these counter-productive thought patterns today. It’s time to deconstruct this type of mentality so that we can awaken to the truth and always choose what is best for the greater good of humanity over what is best for our gang only as we move forward. Separating ourselves from gang think will be essential for not only survival but also for a positive mental health state in coming years as Central Banks keep destroying the purchasing power of fiat currencies and people’s struggles all over the world consequently intensify.
Below is a recent correspondence from our friend Lars Schall, an independent financial journalist, and the German Central Bank, the Deutsche Bundesbank, regarding the exact whereabouts and specifications of Germany’s national gold reserve. From the correspondence below, it appears that the US Central Bank had already leased out Germany’s gold reserves in prior years and no longer has it, as the gold bars the US Central Bankers returned to Germany last year were clearly not the same ones that Germany originally deposited with them. The questions Mr. Schall’s revelations now beg is (1) if the Banque de France and the Bank of England have Germany’s original gold as well; and (2) if the various Central Bankers are deliberately returning Germany’s gold on a painfully slow timeline because they have already leased out Germany’s gold into the open market in prior years, no longer hold it, and must therefore scrape together Germany’s gold from the open market now.
This week is a big economic statistic reporting week for the US economy. On Wednesday, at 8:15 AM NY time, the ADP employment number will be released, which represents data from about 24 million employees from 19 of the major North American Industrial Classification (NAICS) private industrial sectors. This number will then be followed by release of the US Central Bank’s Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) minutes at 2 pm NY time. Then on Thursday, the US will release at 8:30 AM weekly jobless claims data and end the blitz of economic data by releasing non-farm payroll and unemployment rate data at 8:30AM NY time on Friday.
I must warn you that the US Federal Reserve, the Bank for International Settlements, and the bullion banks have always sought to raid the gold futures markets during times of heavy and significant economic statistic releases, and I don’t believe that this week will be any different, especially given the US Administration and the banking cartel’s desperation to keep selling their story of a “continued economic recovery” in 2014. For example, Credit Suisse incredulously just released an article predicting a bull market in the US dollar in 2014 and the Times of India just released an article stating that “Gold is no longer a safe investment” because of one bad year that followed 12 consecutive years of rising prices. Imagine if the mass media ran articles declaring “US stock markets no longer a safe investment” after 2008, when the US S&P 500 crashed by 50%, a far worse crash that gold’s 29% decline in 2012. Can’t imagine this ever happening? You’re right, because it never would happen.. What better way to start off the New Year with this continued theme than a major bang in economic statistics and one final raid on gold prices? Thus I believe that there will be some “manufactured” statistics that produce some upside surprises to the consensus forecasts for the weekly jobless claims number (335,000), the nonfarm payrolls data (190,000) or in the FOMC minutes released this week combined with a raid on gold futures to keep deception and misinformation of reality of the public at a high level.
Though gold is currently trading at about $1242 as I write this, don’t be surprised if gold is raided heavily this week again for one final time, even to the sub-$1,150 level, which would represent a $100+ drop from current levels, before then reversing rapidly for good for the remainder of this month.
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Currently in Bangkok, Thailand, protests against the government remain strong with tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands regularly gathering across the city in an attempt to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office. However, there are many reasons why such protests never achieve their long-term goals, even when they achieve their short-term objectives. For example, were the protestors to successfully oust current PM Yingluck Shinawatra from office as they so desire, the political system is so corrupt that another corrupt PM would just replace her. Therefore, the protestors, who fail to understand and attack the root of the underlying problems of corruption- the bankers that monopolize control of the country’s monetary supply- instead attack the symptoms and manifestations of the corruption. Thus, corruption will always remain. When a Prime Minister or President anywhere in the world states, and actually does, the following: “I will rout out all bankers that manipulate interest rates, stock markets, commodity markets, real estate markets, forex markets and every single banker that prevents free markets from operating within my country”, then that will be a politician worthy of the people’s support. Any politician that fails to do this is unworthy of leading their country and unworthy of the respect of the citizens whom they supposedly serve. Though there have been some violent confrontations among Thai protesters and police thus far, since the bankers that run all countries know that the people’s focus on a corrupt politician is a welcome distraction from the true culprits of economic malaise (them), they are willing not to escalate violence against the protesters. However, if the protesters ever turn their protests to the people they should be trying to kick out of their country – the banking elite – such tolerance will go right out the window, as it did with the US police and Occupy Wall Street protesters when the Occupy Wall Streeters brought much too much attention upon them corrupt banking cartels for their comfort. Read the rest of this entry »
Big moves are coming in the price of gold at the start of 2014 but that’s not the story the big global banks are selling right now. Goldman Sachs’s chief commodities analyst Jeffery Currie is on record saying that gold will descend back to the $1,000 mark, or even lower, in 2014. United Bank of Switzerland says silver will flounder around the $20.50 mark in 2014 and predicts $1,200 gold for 2014 while Simon Weeks of ScotiaMocatta was the most pessimistic, predicting gold would plunge to $800 or even to $400 a troy ounce in 2014. So why are all these scare tactics being employed by these large global banks? The answer is simple. A rising gold price hurts anything denominated in fiat currencies like the unsustainable quadrillion dollar derivatives market and rising European and US stock markets. Furthermore, it is in the best interest of global banks to push an agenda of fiat currency denominated products continuing to rise and of hard assets continuing to fall in 2014 even though there is likely to be significant downward volatility in US and other developed Western stock markets at some point in 2014. Though gold will close 2013 lower in price than it started the year, gold had closed higher than it opened for the past 12 consecutive years in a row. Does that fact surprise you? If it does, there are two reasons for this. One, the global banking industry never once advocated purchases of physical gold during the 12 consecutive years gold closed higher than it opened from 2001 to 2012. They may have persuaded their clients to purchase their easily manipulated fractional reserve gold ETFs, but never once were they vocal about having their clients purchase the much more reasonable and wealth-preserving physical gold bullion. Secondly, with the massive load of propaganda that global banks disseminate through the worldwide media, most people have no idea that this will be the first year gold closes lower than its opening price after 12 consecutive years of rising prices. Imagine if the S&P 500 had 12 years of consecutive rises? Every single financial magazine would be deeming this hypothetical rise as the greatest bull in global history. However, the reality of the gold bull is never once mentioned to clients of global banks. Read the rest of this entry »
For over a decade now, allegations of JP Morgan manipulating the price of paper silver have persisted only to have Jamie Dimon and Blythe Masters firmly deny every allegation. In recent years, CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton had also publicly stated his frustration with manipulation of silver prices, though he was always very careful never to name JP Morgan as the culprit. Still, Chilton made some damning accusations in regards to silver manipulation,
“For me, there’s not been a more frustrating nor disappointing non-policy-related matter at the CFTC”; and
“But when people email me and say, ‘You watch the market (silver) between 9:15 and 9:45 tomorrow and it’s going to tank or it’s going to do this or it’s going to do that.’ I hold on to it and I watch the market and what they say happens, and I’m not saying this always happens, but it happens even 50% of the time, 60% of the time, there’s no way that doesn’t raise my antenna, like major, electric antenna goes up.” Read the rest of this entry »