1. The War on Cash – One Giant Leap Forward For Government
by Martin Armstrong
"The hunt for taxes is getting pretty bad"
The European Payments Council (EPC), a subdivision of the European Central Bank, is taking one giant step forward in their quest to eliminate all cash to increase taxes.
2. Gold Demand: Grand Slam For Islam
Another major fundamental event is now in play, as of Monday December 5, 2016. The Shariah Gold Standard was just approved!
3. The "Real Price" of Vancouver, Toronto & Calgary SFDs
The chart above shows the "real price" of Vancouver, Toronto & Calgary SFDs when looked at from the point of view of the BoC Canadian Commodity Index (CCI) and Borrowing Costs (retail 5yr Mortgage) which are the main input costs apart from operating expenses and tax.