A Chat with Rob Kirby

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Earlier today, we had an A2A webinar scheduled with Rob Kirby. Unfortunately, technical issues forced a postponement. Once the issues were resolved, Rob graciously found some extra time and recorded for everyone this very informative podcast. Please have a listen.

The two main issues that I asked Rob to address were these:

  • How will the recent, unprecedented moves in interest rates affect the global interest rate swap and derivative markets?
  • The long-term significance of the Deutschebank silver rigging settlement.

Please take time to listen to this very informative podcast. Once again, we apologize for any inconvenience caused by the technical issues on our end. A2A will return next week in its usual time slot.

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AngryCitizen
Dec 12, 2016 - 2:50pm

Sounds Like

Shortly after $ is not reserve currency anymore, we'll do an "India" and that's when pm really take off, if you can get them at all....

Joseph Warren
Dec 11, 2016 - 2:19pm

This Won't End Well

Turdites - Rather than overly complicate this public thread, I started a new thread in the Preppers & Stackers section of the members forums. I would love to hear your ideas on some of the subjects brought up by Rob Kirby. Thank you.

- JW

Joseph Warren
Dec 10, 2016 - 6:52pm

@James Crighton

thanks for posting the link. That work by Murray Rothbard is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand the nature of money.

James CrightonJoseph Warren
Dec 10, 2016 - 1:43pm

Further reading material - Murray Rothbard

Thanks Joe - nice comment.

and, for those interested in broadening their understanding of the interaction between state and the economy may I recommend as essential reading the works of that brilliant person, Murray Rothbard - and one could do worse than begin with his "What has Government Done to Our Money" - which can be bought for a dollar or two on Amazon or downloaded free as a podcast from the Mises Institute website (mises.org) here:

https://mises.org/library/what-has-government-done-our-money

He writes concisely and clearly - a pleasure to read and listen to.

jc

Joseph Warren
Dec 10, 2016 - 12:29pm

Excellent Interview

as others have mentioned, this gave Rob the opportunity to speak on these matters uninterrupted.

For non TFMR members seeing this public thread & those who may be new to this, Rob Kirby has mentioned the US Treasury ESF (Exchange Stabilization Fund) & its central role in 'market' manipulation many times in the past. He has advised watching this series of videos on this topic -

https://www.marketskeptics.com/2011/06/the-esf-and-its-history.html

In addition, IMO its very illuminating to listen to the web broadcasts by Ralph Winterrowd. He explains why what you may think is "your government" is quite different from the reality. The republic, as envisioned by the American founders, was overthrown using legalistic games in 1933. Not surprisingly, this was in the same time period that the American people's gold was stolen and the ESF was established.

As Gerald Celente says - " The merger of state and corporate power is by definition called fascism. "

https://www.republicbroadcastingarchives.org/category/ralph-winterrowd/

SquibLoad
Dec 9, 2016 - 2:17pm

Thank You Gentlemen

Hearing the back story to all this was insightful. I'm not sure that I had an understanding of history leading us to this current pivot position. Thank you so very much.

AlienEyes
Dec 9, 2016 - 11:48am

Me Likey

One of the greatest A2A's ever !

LostMind
Dec 9, 2016 - 10:57am

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AlienEyes
Dec 9, 2016 - 10:53am

Gold

Might soon be a good time to short some of the largest jewelry retailers.

I still think Modi is looking to take one in the head.

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Be advised, a lawyer in Richmond, VA has already gotten a charge of 'attempted murder' thrown out / reduced to 'malicious wounding' after his client shot a romantic rival six times in the gonads. Trust me on this one....if a government gold grabber gets dick-shot, word will get around fast.

Angry Chef
Dec 9, 2016 - 10:45am

Armstrong Article

Is disturbing but not unexpected. If Europe starts coming after Gold the way India is. The Euro is toast. It is toast anyway's as it is constructed today. In India. I expect they will turn on Modi and his Central Bankster clowns and hang them soon.

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