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Russian Exodus From U.S. Treasury Market Continues

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog One month after Russia sold off half of its U.S. Treasury holdings, they just dumped virtually the rest. So officially gone are the days of just speculating about an exodus out of the U.S. Treasury market. As one of...

Federal Reserve To Bring Markets Closer To Collapse

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog Last Wednesday the Federal Reserve released the minutes of it’s most recent policy meeting. And some of the comments were rather interesting. Primarily because they offer valuable clues about what’s to come next in...

Is The U.S. Economy Really Recovering?

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog Lately elected officials love pointing to the booming stock market and citing it as evidence that the economy is recovering and strong. Similar with the employment data, where many cite the recent numbers as a sign...

Is China At Risk Of A Credit Meltdown Too?

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog While certainly there’s a lot of attention placed on the growing weakness in the U.S. dollar, the conditions in the rest of the world are not entirely dissimilar. The Eurozone and Japan are currently maintaining...

Why Are So Many Countries Buying Gold

Why Are So Many Countries Buying Gold  Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog  Here in the United States, if you start talking too much about gold and silver, many of the locals quickly look at you like you're wearing a tinfoil hat and searching for...

Why Would China Allow The Gold Price To Be Suppressed?

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog If the precious metals markets are manipulatively suppressed lower as many allege (and as court records and other sources document with evidence), one of the questions many often raise is why would China allow this...

Meeting Scheduled To Discuss New Reserve Currency

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog While the past year has included stunning developments by China and other nations around the globe to reduce their dependence on dollar financing, perhaps the latest blow is the most shocking one yet. As a recent...

Social Security Deficit Serves As Latest Blow To Dollar

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog Not the best of times for the dollar. China has launched a PetroYuan, they’re considering a Yuan-denominated precious metals contract, and are now holding meetings to discuss making the Yuan the reserve currency of...

Hints of 2008 Emerging In The Banking Sector…

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog The tone in the 2018 financial markets has been considerably different from past years, as the events that many in the Austrian Economics community have long forecast appear to finally be manifesting. One of which is...

China Lining Up Countries Against The Dollar?

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog There was an interesting report in the Wall Street Journal last week indicating that China may be in the process of taking its effort to de-couple from the U.S. debt markets to the next level. In the past year the...