Fort Knox, Germany, and Mnuchin’s Visit

Sharing a tidbit that may have escaped notice with the hurricane coverage                 At the end of August, Trump’s Treasury Secretary made an unusual and rare visit for a Treasury Secretary to one of the most secure storage sites in the world for gold — Fort Knox.  Two stories happened which made small ripples in the news during those latter days of August.  As usual, MSM carried little if anything about the visit, except to suggest that his trip was being closely examined by the IG. First, Germany demanded their stored gold in … Continue reading

Quote Of The Day — December 21, 2015

. “I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property – until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.” Thomas Jefferson, 1802   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

International Monetary Fund

I have been seeing a lot of chatter posts on impending financial doom and gloom. It all falls on the actions of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  So what is it and why should I care? ANSWER: Like the United Nations, it was started to meet a need but now is capable of doing a great deal of harm.   Let me explain why this is an emerging worry.  Perhaps more knowledgeable or curious researchers can find out more as I am no global financial major.  (I got this from different financial sites after reading their credentials and information but … Continue reading

Interesting Twist on Bitcoins Thieves!

  Former Federal Agents Charged with Bitcoin Money Laundering and Wire Fraud Agents were Part of Baltimore’s Silk Road Task Force U.S. Department of Justice March 30, 2015 Office of Public Affairs Two former federal agents have been charged with wire fraud, money laundering and related offenses for stealing digital currency during their investigation of the Silk Road, an underground black market that allowed users to conduct illegal transactions over the Internet. The charges are contained in a federal criminal complaint issued on March 25, 2015, in the Northern District of California and unsealed today. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. … Continue reading

Silent War of the World

There are many kinds of war fought in the world some with words, some with weapons, and some curiously silent but no less deadly. Recently we talked about a oddity in the banking world. Being curious as usual, I could not let this rest without checking it out. This is what I found. In 2007 we all know many financial problems cropped up over the globe. From Madoff’s Ponzi scheme to missing investments, the world rocked and nearly collapsed from shaky banking, wildly tumbling stocks, and out of control real estate deals. Nothing has been settled even 7 years later … Continue reading