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Venezuela Preparing to Launch Petro Cryptocurrency

Venezuela will launch a pre-sale of its commodity-backed “petro” cryptocurrency on Tuesday. President Nicolas Maduro hopes the country’s own digital currency will help it to make financial transactions and get around Western sanctions. Both the…

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The US Is Executing A Global War Plan

Authored by Finian Cunningham via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Washington is moving inevitably on a global war plan. That’s the grim conclusion one has to draw from three unfolding war scenarios. Ultimately, it’s about American…






Charleston Chopper Crash Blamed On Private Drone

Officials at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are investigating a serious helicopter crash that may have been triggered by a drone Wednesday near the southern tip of Daniel Island, South Carolina, in what could be…


Doug Casey On Why Gold Could Go “Hyperbolic”

Via CaseyResearch.com, Justin’s note: Volatility has come storming back. Just look at the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), which measures how volatile investors expect the market to be over the next 30 days. It’s up 89%…



Citi’s “Four Crazy Market Targets”

Forget the February 5 VIX eruption: there is another critical shift that is taking place right now, and which matters far more to the US and global economy and capital markets. According to Citigroup, the…