Sep 11

The U.S. Constitution


We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

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Mar 11

Reuters: Obama authorizes secret support for Libya rebels

by Mark Hosenball | Reuters | March 30, 2011

President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing covert U.S. government support for rebel forces seeking to oust Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, government officials told Reuters on Wednesday. Continue reading →

Mar 11

Banks Hit for Credit Union Ills

by Liz Rappaport, The Wall Street Journal, March 23, 2011

Federal regulators are blaming Wall Street’s biggest firms for the collapse of five institutions at the heart of the nation’s credit-union industry and are seeking to recoup tens of billions of dollars in losses on securities that doomed the five. Continue reading →

Mar 11

Morning Roundup – March 21, 2011

War in Libya

NATO forces are going well beyond enforcing No-Fly zone and directly engage Libyan ground forces.

More Mideast Unrest

The simmering continue …

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Mar 11

Morning Roundup – March 18, 2011

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Morning Roundup – March 17, 2011

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Morning Roundup – March 16, 2011

News Items


Silver, gold and other commodities hit hard yesterday, recovering this morning.  Equity Markets down yesterday and today.

Asset Price Change
Dow Jones 11,787.00 -68.42
S&P 500 1,276.97 -4.90
NASDAQ 2,662.04 -5.29
USD Index 76.535 +0.128
10-Yr Bond % 3.2720% -0.0510
Gold 1404.00 +7.30
Silver 34.90 +0.64
Oil 99.23 +2.05

* Market prices are snapshot from around 10am EDT

Mar 11

Morning Roundup – March 15, 2011

Top Story

The crisis in Japan continue to be the leading story.

Other Items

The Street:  Disinformation and Silver Confiscation:  Opinion – A guest commentary discusses the manipulation in the silver market and possibility of silver confiscation by the US government.

Michael Pento:  Interest Rates Are on the Launch Pad

Mar 11

Morning Roundup – March 14, 2011

Top Story

Japan continues to face potential nuclear and humanitarian disasters, and more quakes.

Other News

Bloomberg:  Japan Adds $183 Billion to Stabilize Markets After Quake – Ah, a central bank’s solution to all problems … print money.  Financial crisis … print money.  Deflation … print money.  Inflation … print money.  Natural disaster … print money.  Man made disaster … print money.  Slow news day … what should we do?!?   Oh, I know … let’s print some more money.  When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.

WorldNetDaily:  Utah lawmakers recognize gold as legal tender – The measure only needs the signature of Gov Herbert, who has not yet indicated his position publicly.

Reuters:  Lawmakers confident on short-term budget deal – And so, as I predicted two weeks ago, the can will be kicked down the road again.  This time is for another 3 weeks.

Mar 11

Morning Roundup – March 11, 2011

The big news this morning is the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan this morning.  See live coverage from BBC here.

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