DEAD CAT BOUNCE: But Only so High

On November 28th the Dow closed up 617.70 thanks to two comments made by Fed Chair Powell, in an about face cheered by Wall Street. What could make them so euphoric? The indication that he might slow raising interest rates and leave the cheap money punch bowl available for a while more. Some think the pressure from the president and a dramatically dropping stock market may have pressured him into that about face, even though his speech said otherwise saying, … Read More »

A GLOBAL THREAT US & China Clash of the Titans

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit ended on November 17th. Vice President Pence was there, as was President Xi, it was not a pretty meeting. In fact, for the first time in the 21-member Pacific Rim groups history, they were unable to end with a joint statement, exposing deep divisions between the US and China and sending global markets deeper into bear market territory. A key concern is China’s economy, the second largest next to the US and once hailed as … 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 »

YOUR RISK JUST TRIPLED: Hidden in ETFs, Mutual Funds & Annuities by Lynette Zang

Thank goodness money from tax changes and repatriation are flooding into corporations since now, stock buybacks are a key provider of the fuel that keeps these markets going up and hides the flood of insider selling going on. Perhaps the anticipation of a higher market can entice sidelined fiat money held in money markets, or other forms of cash, back into the stock market. Though the average person “investing” in wall street’s casino typically does so through mutual funds, ETFs … Read More »

BANK DECEPTION: Your Deposit Insurance Truth… by Lynette Zang

Slides and Links: https://www.fdic.gov/news/news/speeches/spapr1218.html https://www.fdic.gov/bank/analytical/qbp/2018mar/fund.html https://www.fdic.gov/bank/analytical/qbp/2018mar/p13ch1.html https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/DPSACBW027SBOG https://www.occ.treas.gov/topics/capital-markets/financial-markets/derivatives/dq118.pdf https://ips-dc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Bank-Pay-Ratios.pdf https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-14/eu-eyes-capping-deposit-withdrawals-when-banks-are-found-failing https://www.federalreserve.gov/aboutthefed/section7.htm  

FREEDOM ISN’T CONVENIENT: But it is still a choice away…

The move to cashless is not new. Bankers have been nudging us in that direction since the 1920’s. It’s just that technology is finally catching up with the dream. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS? For individuals, the biggest benefit is convenience, unless of course you are one of the 1.7 billion unbanked people globally, who depend on cash for barter. For Corporations, profits are huge benefit. Every transaction would flow through a private corporation. They would gather a fee on every … Read More »

GOLD ACCUMULATION: or Platinum? Fiat/Debit Issues, Social Security, etc. 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 here on the ITM Trading website in the comments section. If you enjoyed the 10/3/2017 live viewer 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. Jain D: Isn’t gold, silver and … Read More »

SHOCKER: SEC Notices Manipulative Insider Activity

We’ve talked about Tesla several times in the past. As a Wall Street “Unicorn” it’s current market cap is $58.2 billion, even though there are losses as far as the eye can see. On June 12th the stock price surged 3.19% and is now up 40% from its April low, when Wall Street questioned its ability to sell more debt. Why? Because Tesla is cutting it’s work force by 9%. But don’t worry, these cuts won’t come from the production … Read More »