Category: Video

30
Jun
2008

From the Sub-Prime to the Ridiculous

On a day when I read that rising fuel prices are putting a pinch on the world’s oldest profession
I am reminded that there are commentators that can laugh in the face of creeping economic woes.

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21
May
2008

Buffett, Soros Refute ‘Credit Crunch Over’ Mantra: Market Pays Heed

It ain’t over til it’s over.

That was the message from investing legends Warren Buffett and George Soros yesterday, and the market is taking heed today.

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18
Apr
2008

Bernanke buys Bear Stearns traders’ Maseratis

Jim Rogers was his usual outspoken self when interviewed on Bloomberg’s Morning Call.

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15
Apr
2008

Cramer is not-so-Mad About (paper) Money

Cramer is an over-the-top wind bag who I would not trust with a ten foot barge pole (he uses sound effects!) but he is observed and followed by many on Wall Street and his recommendations will lead to increasing speculative and investment demand and his prediction of gold over $1,650 per ounce is conservative.

He does make the interesting point, however, that when the IMF talks about selling gold it is really buying paper currency; “and I don’t want to stock up on paper currency right now.”

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28
Mar
2008

Bloomberg: Jim Grant on the recent actions of the Federal Reserve (Video)

Jim Grant, founder and editor of the highly respected Grants Interest Rate Observer and one of the world’s leading experts on US and international interest rates and financial markets appeared on Bloomberg’s “Taking Stock” on Tuesday, March 24.

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25
Mar
2008

Ron Paul on CNBC: ‘Abolish the Federal Reserve’

Ron Paul appeared on CNBC’s Kudlow & Company last week; making his case to abolish the Federal Reserve and work back towards the gold standard:

Michelle Cabrera shouldn’t sound so incredulous, didn’t Jim Rogers appear on CNBC just recently saying the same thing?

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11
Mar
2008

“Look out, there’s a big pie coming at your face.”

The Recession IndexIt was obvious to any casual observer that debate about whether the US was in, or approaching a recession, was increasing.
According to a January article in The Economist “[in] recent opinion polls, almost six out of ten Americans believe the country is already in a recession.”

And the media are increasingly willing to confront the situation head on.

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29
Feb
2008

‘Helicopter’ Ben gets schooled by Ron Paul

Presidential Candidate Ron Paul in his role as member of the House Banking Committee got a chance to question Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on the current state of the economy.

‘Helicopter’ Ben, as he is known in some quarters due to a reference he made in a speech to a statement made by Milton Friedman about using a “helicopter drop” of money into the economy to fight deflation, could be said to be at the opposite end of the monetary spectrum to Ron ‘Gold’ Paul (interestingly in the same speech Bernanke noted that “people know that inflation erodes the real value of the government’s

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25
Feb
2008

CNBC Interview Stephen Flood of Gold Investments

CNBC conducted an Interview with Stephen Flood, director of Gold Investments, this morning.

How High Can Gold Go?
“Gold is doing exactly what it should do in this market: it is reacting to risk.

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22
Feb
2008

Max Keiser: ‘Buy Gold!’

Max Keiser, the self-dubbed ‘financial activist’ and occasional reporter for Al-Jazeera’s current affairs program People & Power, is given the youtube treatment with his prescient though irreverrent advice.

‘Buy Gold!’

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