YOUR EARLY WARNING: Escalated Risk Transfer: Insiders Out/Public In by Lynette Zang

In the current debt-based system, credit provides market liquidity. As long as governments, corporations and individuals can service a growing mountain of debt, today’s economies “appear” to thrive. Do You Trust Them? This debt is then turned into wall street derivative products and sold to the public through ETFs, mutual funds, variable annuities. Where they can be held (ex. Pension Plans) and the interest rate required is primarily based on grading agencies; Moody’s, S&P and Fitch in the US. In … Read More »

NO LIQUIDITY = FLASH CRASH: Any Questions? by Lynette Zang

Thanks to the changes in corporate tax rates and the ability to bring back corporate cash held overseas at an even better tax rate, corporate buybacks are at all-time highs, even beating 2007 levels! In fact, since 2010 increasing corporate buybacks have helped pushed stock markets to new all-time highs. While the public has been loathe to sell stocks into this rally (unlike corporate insiders), they have not rushed in to buy either, removing a layer of market support. The … Read More »

WHAT TAKES THE BIGGEST HIT? Q&A with Lynette Zang and Eric Griffin

Eric sources questions from Lynette’s viewers and Lynette responds with organic and unrehearsed answers. If you have a question for Lynette and Eric, please either submit your question though YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, or email to questions@itmtrading.com. If you enjoyed the Q&A with Lynette Zang, please like, subscribe, and share in order to help Lynette fight the fiat money disease! Viewer Submitted Questions: Question 1. Sean B: Would zirp apply to brokerage accounts? Would a brokerage money market account be safer … Read More »

THE ECONOMY JUST CRACKED: The Interest Rate Alert… by Lynette Zang

On October 3rd the Dow hit another all-time high and the S&P came close as well. If you believe the Fed, it makes sense. After all, according to them the economy is doing extremely well with payrolls surging and inflation “expectations” subdued, therefore a perfect time to raise the overnight interest rate they pay banks to hold reserves, which impacts market rates. This does not seem to be a problem though, since rising interest rates have not stopped the markets … Read More »

Will hyperinflation push us to return to the Gold Standard? Q&A with Lynette Zang

Eric sources questions from Lynette’s viewers and Lynette responds with organic and unrehearsed answers. If you have a question for Lynette and Eric, please either submit your question though YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, or email to questions@itmtrading.com. If you enjoyed the Q&A with Lynette Zang, please like, subscribe, and share in order to help Lynette fight the fiat money disease! Viewer Submitted Questions: Question 1. Tim H: I’ve read that one of the reasons we haven’t experienced hyperinflation is because the … Read More »

THRESHOLD BREACHED: Critical Fed Report…by Lynette Zang

Interest rates have risen substantially since July 2016, with shorter term rates rising faster than longer term rates. At this time, the US is in jeopardy of a yield curve inversion which means that shorter term rates are higher than longer term rates. Why does that matter you ask? Because this inversion has indicated a recession 100% of the time including the brief inversion the US experienced on December 27, 2005. We are being told, once again, that this time … Read More »

FIAT MONEY WEALTH: How It Returns to Intrinsic Value

In 1971 the global financial system transitioned to a pure debt system. This was also when Wall Street went on a campaign to “Dematerialize” assets so they could be in a central location controlled by them Supports hypothecation (use of client equity) and leverage Enables opaque fee structures that benefit Wall Street Transfer corporate risk (DB Plans) to the individual (DC Plans) via IRAs, 401Ks et al. Supports higher corporate profits Enables the rise of income inequality Today, most individual … Read More »

GLOBAL CONTROL: Or Social Revolution, The Choice Is Yours

Everyone Wants to Know: Will those that hold physical gold be those that hold the power of real money as the fiat money financial system collapses? On September 24th the trade war between the US and China escalated, as the US levied an additional $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports. Of course, China retaliated. The IMF and BIS sees growing danger on the horizon, but neither country seems to see much impact from the tariffs yet, with both sides … Read More »

MAKE MONEY GREAT AGAIN: Gold & Silver… Q&A with Lynette Zang and Eric Griffin

Eric sources questions from Lynette’s viewers and Lynette responds with organic and unrehearsed answers. If you have a question for Lynette and Eric, please either submit your question though YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, or email to questions@itmtrading.com. If you enjoyed the Q&A with Lynette Zang, please like, subscribe, and share in order to help Lynette fight the fiat money disease! Viewer Submitted Questions: Question 1. Ron S: Would you explain derivatives. Give some simple examples.  Who pays what to initiate one?  … Read More »

SILVER AND THE SHORT: JPM Behind the Scenes… by Lynette Zang

A couple of weeks ago I was asked why JP Morgan was accumulating physical silver. I didn’t really have an educated answer for you, so I jumped into the JP Morgan Chase rabbit hole. Today we’re looking behind the scenes of JP Morgan Chase, arguably the biggest and most powerful bank in the world. In fact, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) classifies them as the most dangerous “Systemically Important Financial Institution” due to their size and how they are integrated … Read More »