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Jim, Some people take the easy way out, without thinking. They take their hard earned savings, buy “special of the day”, the FANG stocks… Facebook, Apple/Amazon, Netflix, and Google, and then run off to play. After all, the talking heads on TV wouldn’t steer us wrong, would they? However, there are still some of us… Read more »

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary The latest from John Williams’ www.ShadowStats.com. Financial Markets Are Starting to Take Note of Faltering U.S. Economic Activity and Perceived Fed Impotence – Average Weekly Earnings Fell in September for “All Employees,” Both Before and After Adjustment for Inflation – Monthly Real Retail Sales Rose by 0.26% in September, with Annual Growth… Read more »

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Jim, My Take? A potential “Black Swan” in disguise. Another “between a rock and a hard place” scenario. With VIX soaring into bullish territory, and SKEW screaming disaster, something is askew. Perhaps manipulation. One day, the VIX will go belly up as it will not be able to fulfill its purpose and the hopes for… Read more »

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary The financial firm or their clients? The Oil Industry’s $26 Billion Life RaftThu, Apr 9, 2015, 2:36 PM EDT For U.S. shale drillers, the crash in oil prices came with a $26 billion safety net. That’s how much they stand to get paid on insurance they bought to protect themselves against a… Read more »

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Jim, It begins… Austria no longer guarantees bank deposits and can confiscate depositor’s funds to bail out the banks. Better research and know your bank before opening a savings account! “As Germany’s Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten opines “depositors will have to thoroughly research the situation of the bank they place their savings in”. It adds, “this… Read more »

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German Factory Orders Fall in Sign Economy Still Prone to RisksBy Alessandro Speciale German factory orders unexpectedly fell for a second month in February in a sign Europe’s largest economy is still prone to risks. Orders, adjusted for seasonal swings and inflation, fell 0.9 percent after a revised decline of 2.6 percent in January, data… Read more »

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary John Williams shares the following with us. – Revisions to Unemployment Seasonal-Adjustments Demonstrated Concurrent-Seasonal-Factor Reporting Issues– Payroll and Unemployment Data Both Heavily Skewed by Unstable and Inconsistent Seasonal Adjustments– December Unemployment Rates: 5.6% (U.3), 11.2% (U.6), 23.0% (ShadowStats)– Annual Money Supply M3 Growth Jumped to 5.2% in December, Highest Since July 2009… Read more »