Practical Prepping for Financial SHTF Scenarios

Practical Prepping for Financial SHTF Scenarios By Stefan Gleason Preppers – the sort of people who build bunkers, stockpile supplies, and bear arms – aim to survive “SHTF” scenarios. When war breaks out, when the power grid goes down, when the banks fail, when the U.S. dollar collapses, when social unrest spreads, when the stuff hits the fan… will you be prepared? Risks are rising. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists maintains a “Doomsday Clock.” For 2019, it “sets the Doomsday Clock at two minutes to midnight—the closest it has…

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2019 Money Metals Outlook

2019 Money Metals Outlook By Stefan Gleason Precious metals markets enter 2019 with an opportunity to shine. Several major bullish drivers are lining up to start the New Year – including technical, fundamental, monetary, and political drivers. Before delving into each of them, let’s consider where we’ve been over the past 12 months. To be frank, 2018 wasn’t a particularly bright year for gold and silver prices. Gold will finish with a slight loss; silver with a larger loss just shy of 10%. It could have been worse. Sentiment toward…

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Utah, Texas, and Wyoming Top 2018’s “Sound Money Index,” Just Released by the Sound Money Defense League

Utah, Texas, and Wyoming Top 2018’s “Sound Money Index,” Just Released by the Sound Money Defense League By Activist Post The 2018 Sound Money Index is the first index of its kind, ranking all 50 states using 9 indicators to determine which states offer the most pro-sound money environment in the country. Charlotte, NC (July 9th, 2018) –Utah, Texas, and Wyoming round out the top three most sound money-friendly states in the United States, according to the 2018 Sound Money Index, released today by the Sound Money Defense League and…

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Contrarians See Precious Metals Opportunity in Negative Sentiment

Contrarians See Precious Metals Opportunity in Negative Sentiment By Stefan Gleason Gold and silver markets entered this summer with sentiment toward the metals in something of a deep freeze. For several months, precious metals prices have gone essentially nowhere. No sustained rallies to attract momentum traders; no washout plunges to attract bargain hunters. The long, protracted stalemate between bulls and bears has frustrated metals investors and, frankly, bored the public. As a consequence, bullion buying volumes dipped. The U.S. Mint’s sales of gold and silver Eagles in the first half…

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