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Peter Thiel, The Gold Standard, and Virtual Reality

Bits Vs. Atoms

In a recent interview with Glenn Beck, entrepreneur and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel made an interesting point about the gold standard and modern technology. » Read more

Posted: Wednesday, October 29, 2014


It's Time to Bail on Bank Stocks

A lot of investors profited from the turnaround that took place in the U.S. financial sector. But now may be a good time to take whatever money you've made and bail. » Read more

Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014


Quantitative Easing Comes to an End... What's Next?

While there's still time for the Fed to reverse course, the central bank is widely expected to end its bond purchases next month. » Read more

Posted: Monday, October 27, 2014


Saudi Arabia's Secret Plan to Sabotage U.S. Oil Production

Kingdom "Manipulating" the Price of Oil

Saudi Arabia has gone rogue. After originally saying it would work to hold prices at $100 a barrel, the Kingdom now says it's comfortable with prices below $85, or even $80 per barrel. » Read more

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014


Golden Pain Will Turn to Pleasure

The pain in the precious metals markets is palpable. And that means if you're in a position to, you should be buying. » Read more

Posted: Wednesday, October 22, 2014


We've Found the Limit of Vladimir Putin's Power

Over the summer Vladimir Putin infamously bragged that Russia could conquer not just Ukraine, but five NATO capitals in just two days. But right now, it looks like he's lucky enough just to be holding Donetsk and Luhansk. » Read more

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014


Another American Ebola Victim

After one of the deadliest days on record, Dr. Thomas Frieden, the head of the CDC, says we're likely to see more Americans stricken with Ebola. » Read more

Posted: Monday, October 06, 2014