The Real World News and Commentary – October 31, 2012

Connecting the Dots in the Real World

Created by Roy Perlmutter   October 31 2012


EXCLUSIVE: CIA operators were denied request for help during Benghazi attack, sources say


Is a General losing his job over Benghazi?


Kissinger: Obama Will Create A New World Order


Gerald Celente




Egon von Greyerz (EvG): Founder and Managing Partner of Matterhorn Asset Management AG & GoldSwitzerland – EvG forecasted the current economic problems over 10 years ago. In 2002 (gold $300/ oz.) MAM recommended to its investors to put 50% of their investment assets into physical gold stored outside the banking system. EvG specialises in M&A and Asset allocation consultancy for private family funds. MAM (based in Zurich, Switzerland) specialises in wealth preservation for high net worth individuals as well as institutions.



Dr. Dave interviewed me (Ed Steer) for about 25 minutes on his “Operation Freedom” program on all-talk radio WAAM-FM out of Ann Arbor, Michigan on Sunday afternoon


Ed Steer’s Gold & Silver Daily


Turk – 15,000 Tons Of Western Central Bank Gold Is Gone


Netherlands’ Citizens Group Demands Central Bank Reveal Location of Country’s Gold Reserves


Embry – Truth Exposed About Missing Central Bank Gold


Sure, there’s probably still gold in central bank vaults, but how many claims to it?


Let the Markets Clear!  By Ron Paul


The free market’s slow death  by Alasdair Macleod who runs, a website dedicated to sound money and demystifying finance and economics.

The idea that we have a capitalist economy, where assets are priced on the basis of their productive value is untrue.


Here Is What Will Fuel The Move Higher In Hard Assets


If that isn’t a death spiral, it is a close approximation of one  By Charles Hugh Smith, of two


Turk – Central Banks Now Scrambling For Physical Gold




The head of the European Central Bank has thrown his weight behind a German scheme to allow the EU to intervene in countries’ budgets

“I am certain: if we want to restore confidence in the eurozone, countries will have to transfer part of their sovereignty to the European level,” Draghi told Spiegel in comments published in German…

“Several governments have not yet understood that they lost their national sovereignty long ago. Because they ran up huge debts in the past, they are now dependent on the goodwill of the financial markets,” Draghi said.”


Kissinger: Obama Will Create A New World Order


Memo to Central Banks: You’re debasing more than our currency


Chinese currency plays complex, crucial role in U.S. economy


Frequently Asked Questions on Hyperinflation (Financial Sense)


Bix Weir – Live From The SIlver Summit In Spokane Washington


Weakness Begets More Weakness   By: Eric Sprott & David Baker, Sprott Global Resources Ltd.

How does the US achieve a sustained recovery if “the 99%” continues to suffer perpetual decline in real income?


Q3 GDP Estimate Beats Expectations As Government “Consumption” Soars


John McCain Slams Ben Bernanke and Jamie Dimon|instory|&par=yahoo


UBS To Terminate 10,000, Or One Sixth Of Its Employees


The True State Of Wall Street: Only +1,000 BBG Terminals Sold Through September


Fannie Mae Enron, the Sequel


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Meanwhile In Japan…


Honda slashes forecast on China territorial spat


China Warns It Will Respond “Forcefully” To Japanese Violation Of Its “Territorial Sovereignty”


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