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Alphabet Soup World

February 3rd, 2016 By James Corbett

So Wall Street wizards are now presiding over the Big Tech miracle that is single-handedly saving the economy... Hmmm, maybe the New Economy isn't so new after all...

Markets are continuing the post-rate hike slump this week as the Dow Jones and S&P both started out the week in the red, reversing the rally that brought last week's trading to a close. The latest bad news for the markets comes on the back of more bad news from the oil and gas sector, with prices for March futures contract on crude down to $31.62 and March natural gas falling 14.6 cents to $2.152.


    
Not to worry, though. As we all know by now the American economy is no longer about such trivialities as commodity prices or actual manufacturing activity. It's about such important, backbone sectors as Big Tech companies that have never turned a profit and Hollywood box office receipts. So investors should be heartened by the latest news out of Silicon Valley: the battle of the tech giants is heating up once again as Google's newly-minted parent company, Alphabet, Inc., just surpassed long-time champ Apple as the world's “most valuable” company.
    
The appropriately named (CIA/NSA/FBI) Alphabet (Soup) Inc. just announced its earning for Q4 2015 and it busted past wildest expectations. The company earned $4.9 billion on revenue of $21.3 billion, or $8.67 per share...

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A Global Overview of The War on Cash

January 30th, 2016
By James Corbett

A war on cash is being waged in every continent and every country by the same bank gangster or bankster that will benefit from it all. The are working towards a day when every transaction is completely trackable and controlled by banks.

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Kissinger Helping HSBC Flee Country

January 27th, 2016
By James Corbett

Sadly for the people of the UK, HSBC's threats to move may just be a bargaining strategy they're using to wring yet more concessions out of the British government.

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The Real Elite Are Not At Davos

January 23rd, 2016
By James Corbett

So if these are not the string-pullers and masters of the universe that the media loudly proclaims them to be, who are the string-pullers? The question is bound to provoke much meaningless debate and speculation about who is at the top of the pyramid...

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Goldman Wraps Up 2008 Crisis as 2016 Crisis Begins

January 20th, 2016
By James Corbett

...in the midst of this beginning-of-the-end of the 8 year long QE re-leveraging heroin binge we have news that seems to put a bow on the 2008 crisis: Goldman Sachs has announced that it has reached a $5.1 billion settlement as its wrist slap for participating in the subprime mortgage meltdown.

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Wall St hemorrhages

January 16th, 2016
By Noel Randewich

S&P 500 hits lowest level since Oct 2014, Pain was felt across the board. All 10 major S&P sectors were deep in the red and all 30 Dow components lost ground, U.S. economic data on Friday was also not very encouraging.

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The Market

January 13th, 2016
By Bob Rinear

While I believe that we’re in a bear market and that we’re going much lower, the market is trying to keep the averages looking good. Take out just 9 stocks from the S&P, the S&P average would be down well over 5 more percent. 

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2016 To Bring Community or Civil War

But this is still... the time of New Year cheer, so let me leave you with a more whimsical thought: All New Year's predictions inevitably fail.

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The Mainstreaming of the Shadow Government

January 6th, 2016
By James Corbett

Truly the conspiracy toothpaste is out of the tube and there’s no point in trying to put it back. While in many ways this represents the crowning achievement of the tireless efforts of generations of conspiracy researchers who have toiled in relative obscurity, it is not an unmitigated good.

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How Big Oil Engineered the Petrodollar

January 2nd, 2016
By James Corbett

With the creation of this new system, the petrodollar, the oiligarchs reached unprecedented levels of control over the economy. Not only that, they backed the world monetary system with their commodity, oil, and brought potential competition under their control all in one step.

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Judy Chapman

May 19th, 2015
By Webmaster

Judy Chapman passed on today, May 19 2015

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Get Prepared EXPO 2015

Get Prepared Expo – Meet USAPrepares.com Instructors, Attend Seminars, and Banquet Dinners March 27, 28, 29,  2015 – Cowan Civic Center – Lebanon, MO

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Big Savings in May from Mountain House

May 21st, 2013
By The Freeze Dry Guy

Freeze Dry Guy is pleased to offer this highest quality product at a fraction of the manufacturers, suggested retail price. The Mountain House Freeze Dried Eggs with butter flavor is a must have for your food storage.

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Robert Chapman Gold Coin

Bob Chapman Gold Coin A gold coin to honor Bob Chapman. A special offer from Central Metals Corp.

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The creator of the International Forecaster, Bob Chapman.