The Real World News and Commentary – October 25, 2012

Connecting the Dots in the Real World

Created by Roy Perlmutter   October 25 2012


Doug Casey on how to Hedge Against Political Risk in the Greater Depression


Jim Rickards – Currency Wars Simulation


Rick Rule – Chairman/Founder of Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd.


Barack Obama (D)    Top Contributors   2008


Richard Russell – The Bear Is Angry & Bernanke Wants Out


CNBC: Marc Faber ‘Reduce Government by Fifty Percent Minimum’


The 80% Solution


Nigel Farage On The Total Subjugation Of Europe


Kissinger: Obama Will Create A New World Order


Britain has left the European Union in all but name  by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, The Telegraph

The moment that the EU no longer threatens our laws, our parliament, our democracy, and our way of life – that is to say, the moment we take the stone out of our shoe – almost all hostility will drain away.

We can all become lovers of Europe again. Good fences. Good neighbours.


Der Spiegel: Federal auditors call for inventory of German gold reserves


Cash-strapped Cyprus plots Russian exit from austerity


Yesterday’s top story: What is China really doing in the gold markets?


Chinese Gold Imports Through August Surpass Total ECB Holdings, Imports From Australia Surge 900%


The Economic Singularity    By John Mauldin


The Economic Singularity, Part II     By John Mauldin


A former John Deere dealer bought the 80-acre farm plot at a stunning price of $10,600 per acre. Mr. Huntrods had thought it would fetch less than $9,500 per acre.


Germany getting suspicious about gold to the point of taking action


German gold report reveals secret sales that likely were part of swaps

…the powerful implication here is that German gold in London was sold at the behest of the United States and in exchange Germany took title to United States gold vaulted in the United States — or title to gold supposedly vaulted in the United States. This way the Bundesbank could continue to claim ownership of the same amount of gold without lying, at least not technically.

As for the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury Department, when you rig every market you can’t worry so much about lying.


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Exclusive: Turkish gold trade booms to Iran, via Dubai


Ron Paul: Iran Sanctions = Act of War


Military Industrial Complex


Gran Torino – Trailer