BIG TROUBLE BREWING AT THE BAKKEN: Rapid Rise In Water Production Signals Red Flag Warning

Big trouble is brewing in the mighty North Dakota Bakken Oil Field.  While oil production in the Bakken has reversed since it bottomed in 2016 and increased over the past few years, so has the amount of by-product wastewater.  Now, it’s not an issue if water production increases along with oil.  However, it’s a serious…

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Gold, Silver, Shale Oil Industry & The Economy: My Interview With James Kunstler

How insane are the markets today?  Well, it’s always a pleasure to discuss this and other topics with James Howard Kunstler.  Jim and I had a lively conversation about gold, silver, the shale oil industry and the overall economy in his most recent KunstlerCast.  James is one of the few that understands the dire energy…

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THE WORLD’S GREATEST BUBBLES ARE BIGGER THAN EVER: When They Pop, You Better Own Some Precious Metals

In just the past few years, global asset values have risen to the biggest bubbles in history.  Unfortunately, this doesn’t seem to be a concern to the market because most people believe they are getting richer.  However, rapidly rising digital riches can easily turn into digital losses, just as quickly.  But, this will likely remain a…

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Gold Company Makes Huge Blunder By Investing In U.S. Shale Assets

Something took place in the gold industry that I thought would never happen.  In a stunning press release, Franco-Nevada Gold announced that it was taking a financial stake in U.S. shale energy assets.  Why on earth is one of the top gold royalty companies investing in an industry in which it has no expertise… especially…

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The U.S. Government To Fork Out A Half Trillion To Service Its Debt In 2018

The U.S. Government is going to surpass another significant milestone this year.  According to the recently released data from the TreasuryDirect.gov, the government will fork out a stunning half trillion dollars just to service its debt in 2018.  Unfortunately, as U.S. interest rates rise, along with ever-expanding public debt, the cost to service the debt…

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