Here’s Why 2022 Will Be the Year of Central Bank Digital Currencies

from International Man: Editor’s Note: Longtime readers may be familiar with Nick Giambruno. Nick has worked closely with Doug Casey for many years and was previously Editor in Chief here at International Man. He’s known for spotting Big Picture geopolitical and economic trends ahead of the crowd and seeing crises before they come. Nick has been […]

Big Macs May Get to $2,000 Before Gold

by Chris Powell, Gold Seek: Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Despite yesterday’s rather sensational inflation news, inflation isn’t accelerating as much as it is breaking away from the camouflage that long has been thrown over it by the U.S. government and mainstream financial news organizations. Anyone who pays close attention to prices knows, in […]

A euro catastrophe could collapse it

by Alasdair Macleod, GoldMoney: This article looks at the situation in the euro system in the context of rising interest rates. Central to the problem is role of the ECB, which through monetary inflation embarked on a policy of transferring wealth from fiscally responsible member states to the spendthrift PIGS and France. The consequences of […]

Inflation is Up 7% in December Reaches Fastest Pace Since 1982

by Mish Shedlock, The Street: For December the CPI rose 0.5%. From a year ago the CPI is up 7.0%, the most since Jimmy Carter. Price Hikes From a Year Ago     • CPI 7.0% • Shelter 6.0% • Excluding Food and Energy 5.5% • Food and Beverages 6.0% • Owners’ Equivalent Rent 3.8% • Medical […]

The Fed Just Guaranteed a Stagflation Crisis in 2022 – Here’s How

from Birch Gold Group: From Brandon Smith I don’t think I can overstate the danger that the U.S. economy is in right now as we enter 2022. While most people are caught up in the ongoing drama of Covid-19, a real threat looms over the nation in the form of a stagflationary tidal wave. The mainstream media is […]

Purchasing Power of the Dollar Goes WHOOSH!

by Wolf Richter, Wolf Street: Worst inflation in 40 years is spreading deeper into the economy. The broadest Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) jumped by 0.5% in December from November, and by 7.04% from a year ago, the highest since June 1982, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics today. But there’s a […]

The Dollar Has Entered A Death Spiral, And A Lot More Inflation Is On The Way

by Michael Snyder, The Economic Collapse Blog: Did anyone out there actually expect things to turn out differently?  When the federal government kept borrowing and spending trillions upon trillions of dollars that we did not have, we were warned that this day was coming.  And when the Federal Reserve kept pumping trillions upon trillions of […]

I’m Waiting! (Sarc)

by Bill Holter, JS Mineset: One of my predictions for 2022 was that many narratives would unravel this year, looks like I did not have to wait too long! Today was a very big day for truth as Veritas (God bless them) uncovered military documents showing gain of function work and funding did in fact […]

THE TORTOISE VS. THE HARE – Is the Fed Still Relevant?

by Dave Allen, The International Forecaster: The Fed is playing catchup, thanks to the ever-changing economy and pandemic. That they’re in the role of the proverbial tortoise, in an existential race versus hare-raising inflation and stubbornly persistent unemployment, is a no-brainer. The only question is, will the world’s largest and most advanced central bank recover […]

The Fed And Congress LOVE High Prices

by Karl Denninger, Market Ticker: Oh look what the cat dragged in! The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.5 percent in December on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.8 percent in November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 7.0 percent […]

Silver PIERCES $23 As Inflation Report Shows Dairy Food Prices Only Increased 1.6% Over 2021

from Silver Doctors: When comparing actual prices for milk in 2019, 2020, and 2021, it’s obvious why the grocery store shelves are empty and why the global urban mass starvation has begun… (by Half Dollar) The BLS has just released one of the government’s main inflation reports, the Consumer Price Index, for December, 2021. If you are […]

EUROPE’S FDA HAS COME OUT AND STATED THAT THEY WILL NOT ALLOW BOOSTER SHOTS

by Harvey Organ, Harvey Organ Blog: GOLD CLOSED UP $8.65 TO $1827.65//SILVER ROSE 38 CENTS TO $23.15//BOTH METALS GOT A HUGE BOOST WITH A RISE IN THE CPI OF 7% Y/Y/GOLD STANDING FOR DECEMBER RISES TO 7.608 TONNES WITH ANOTHER HUGE QUEUE JUMP AS PHYSICAL GOLD HAS DISAPPEARED //ALSO SILVER STANDING AT THE COMEX ROSE […]

After a Visit by Pete Buttigieg, Oakland California Joins Operation Hide the Ships

from The Conservative Treehouse: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visited the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and Port of Long Beach (POLB) to announce the Biden administration officially saved Christmas.  Yes, that actually happened.   Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti took it one step further and proclaimed Secretary Buttigieg as the official “man who saved Christmas”.   WATCH: TRUTH […]