Spain’s top central bankers have been hauled into court and are facing jail sentences after being charged with a lengthy rap sheet of criminal offenses against the people of their country. Spanish authorities allege the central bankers encouraged the Spanish people to buy shares in a new bank they knew was guaranteed to fail – but which they also knew would be bailed out by the government and taxpayers. This scheme made the central bankers a fortune twice over – while leaving the Spanish people out of pocket twice.
President Trump is set to issue an executive order instructing 100,000 National Guard troops in key states to round up illegal and undocumented immigrants living and working in the United States. An internal memo from the Department of Homeland Security discusses practical solutions to allow President Trump to fulfill his election campaign promise of removing illegal immigrants who have made the United States their home in violation of the law.
The Dalai Lama claims Europe has taken too many refugees and is at risk of losing its culture and values, and warned that Germany is becoming an Arab country. According to the Dalai Lama, the “moral solution to the problem” involves sending migrants home. “The goal should be to return and help rebuild their own countries”. “When we look at the face of each refugee, but especially those of the children and women, we feel their suffering, and a human being who has a better situation in life has the responsibility to help them.
This week, the prices of the metals mostly moved sideways. There was a rise on Thursday but it corrected back to basically unchanged on Friday.
This will again be a brief Report, as yesterday was a holiday in the US.
Below, we will show the only true picture of the gold and silver supply and demand fundamentals. But first, the price and ratio charts.
The Prices of Gold and Silver
Submitted by David Stockman via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity,
General Flynn's tenure in the White House was only slightly longer than that of President-elect William Henry Harrison in 1841. Actually, with just 24 days in the White House, General Flynn's tenure fell a tad short of old "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too". General Harrison actually lasted 31 days before getting felled by pneumonia.