Cyber War Escalates; China and Russia See America as Weak

June 1, 2016

A Freedom of Information Act disclosure has provided total confirmation of our warnings over many years. Our financial system has been under attack. The Federal Reserve was forced to disclose more than 50 serious breaches in the past five years. Some of these may have been nation-state level espionage. Others were likely criminal activity. And […]

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SWIFT Attacks in the Global Economic War

May 20, 2016

Recent headlines confirm that the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Communication) has suffered multiple cyber attacks. SWIFT is a privately run Belgium-based provider of financial messaging, considered essential to move money around the world. The system is so important that to be denied access to it is essentially to be cut off financially from the […]

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The Inflation/Deflation Battle Under Way (Part 2)

May 14, 2016

Is there inflation? Government statistics say “NO,” but it sure feels like there is. John Mauldin provided an explanation in his May 4th “Outside the Box” letter. I had dinner with John this week and he’s been a friend and colleague for several years. Here are his comments: Where’s the Beef? “Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics” […]

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Unconscionable Manipulation in the Stock Market

May 8, 2016

Last week casino owner and billionaire Steve Wynn admitted something that few people on the inside are every willing to acknowledge. He clearly stated that stock market can be manipulated using the very loopholes that we identified at work in the 2008 collapse, including naked short selling, dark pools, and high-frequency trading. Here are some quotes […]

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The Inflation/Deflation Battle Under Way (Part 1)

May 2, 2016

There is an incredible debate among prognosticators today regarding the future of our economy and whether we are headed toward inflation or deflation. On one side, we have those who believe that massive money printing foretells serious inflation as happened in 1920s Germany and more recently in Zimbabwe and now Venezuela and Argentina. Those in this […]

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Prepare for the Texas Grid Security Summit

April 24, 2016

This week, Kevin Freeman will be speaking at the upcoming Texas Grid Summit along with noted experts Dr. Peter Pry, former Director of Central Intelligence Jim Woolsey, Chuck Manto, Ambassador Hank Cooper, and Frank Gaffney. To learn more or Register to Attend, visit: EVENT BRITE for Texas Grid Summit.

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What’s a little Economic Warfare Threat Between Allies?

April 23, 2016

Last week was interesting to say the least. The announcement that China was possibly developing a gold-backed yuan wasn’t that surprising as this has been mentioned by Russia and others for years. Reportedly, the new currency, if offered, would be a rejection of American dollars. This has been long threatened and in line with Putin/Russian rhetoric. […]

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The Coming Week Could Be Critical for the Dollar

April 18, 2016

There are a lot of conflicting forces expected to impact currency markets this week. The first was the meeting of oil-producing nations in Doha that analysts believe ended in failure. Beforehand, there was talk of a production cut that would have supported oil prices. Instead, there was no agreement and oil prices fell immediately. If oil […]

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Keeping a Promise Isn’t Always a Good Thing (depends on the promise)

April 14, 2016

Usually, this blog is devoted to understanding external economic warfare. Of course, there can be internal warfare as well. Just consider the oath to defend the Constitution from “all enemies, foreign and domestic.” Likewise, enemies of our free market economy are not limited to foreign threats. We are now witnessing a nearly complete economic assault waged against […]

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Negative Consequences of Negative Interest Rates

April 11, 2016

Are you aware that almost one-third of global government debt now charges the lender interest that is paid to the borrower? This is known as a Negative Interest Rate Policy (NIRP) and has been slowly replacing a Zero Interest Rate Policy (ZIRP). Almost everyone knows that savings pay next to nothing at present (ZIRP). But […]

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