Bob Chapman’s International Forecaster Weekly


International Forecaster Weekly

An excerpt from Bob Chapman’s weekly publication.

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April 13th, 2011:The trend is your friend, two sides to every market, and lack of knowledge makes for unfortunate decisions, the shortage in silver, new high ground for gold and silver, a secret flight from currency spurs the rise in metals values.

April 9th, 2011:Management squeezes the worker to the end, the reality of an inflationary depression, the gold and silver bull, we remain haunted by lost opportunities to purge the excess and failures in the stock market.

April 6th, 2011:The US dollar continues to lose its status, a planned failure for the economy, USA a banana republic, financially, Fed member banks prepare for next move, a debt that must be serviced, the insolvency of the banking system, a chain of incompetent mistakes.

April 2nd, 2011:The Bretton Woods agreement in 1944, a license to steal under the Federal Reserve Act, a model for finance that no longer works well, tax breaks for the wealthy and budget cuts for the rest of us, the possible re-monetization of silver, Fed discloses its discount borrowers for the first time ever, bailed out banks dump US workers in favor of offshore labor, Cal teachers pension system exposed, notes on the TARP bailout.

March 30th, 2011:A new round of quantitative easing is on the way, Japan works to rebuild, Fed intervention in the currency markets, commodity costs move higher, Portugal in trouble, Fed doesnt help by lending to poor risks, cel networks spying, Enron investigations capped off with a fnal conviction.

March 26th, 2011:US dollar under pressure, the concerns of inflation with so much liquidity, unbearable pressure will come down on the Fed, will isolationism be brought in to the formula? No new ideas from politicians, fiscal pain for southern Europe, Bernanke Fed to help smaller banks, low consumer confidence, leaving Detroit.

March 23rd, 2011:Cycles of booms and busts are planned, unpayable debts in many nations, we predicted the demise of the bond market months ago, Ron Paul looks at bogus CPI and PPI stats, world problems affect us here, recent low for the US dollar, near misses at leaky nuclear plant at home at Indian Point, a brutal labor war being waged in Wisconsin.

March 19th, 2011:An infographic that demonstrates what it is that billions have been spent upon.

March 16th, 2011:A special look at tax cuts for the wealthy vs budget cuts for programs at risk. It looks like extending the Bush era tax cuts is simply a matter of  taking from the poor and giving to the rich.

March 12th, 2011:Japan earthquake will shake the world economy, Oil prices an irritant to Wall Street rather than a lubricant, Fed wont spur growth, just inflation, a flat bottom for the economy or a while, lack of job creation and debt control, Sound economic growth hasn’t existed for 11 years and it is worse now than ever, PIMCO eliminates government debt from portfolio. Soros weighs in on public spending cuts in US, saying they will only hurt economic growth.

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