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How You Can Win the Government's War on Cash

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Most point to the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers as the main trigger of the 2008 financial crisis.

Perhaps equally as important, but certainly not as well-covered, is what happened the following day...

That's when Reserve Primary Fund, one of the original and largest money market funds, saw its $785 million of Lehman holdings revalued to zero. Naturally, redemptions soared.

The fund's net asset value fell from $1 to $0.97 - a rare case of "breaking the buck," and redemptions were frozen for seven days.

As people ran for the exits from the 2008 meltdown, eventually almost 25% of money market assets sought redemption.

Liquidity instantly went from a waterfall to a trickle, and the financial system was pushed to the precipice.

With the crunch on, cash suddenly became extremely valuable. That was duly noted by central banks the world over. And those frozen redemptions give us some clues as to what lengths the authorities will go in order to achieve their aims; they're more determined than ever to do away with physical cash.

We now have some compelling evidence that central bankers are pushing to eradicate physical cash completely - and it's not for your benefit.

Here's what you need to know, and how to fight back right now...

How to Beat This Market’s “Three Cs” of Risk

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The last few weeks of trading have been downright rough...

The markets staged a "whistling past the graveyard" rally for a little more than a week after the Aug. 24 crash only to come tumbling down again by 3% on Sept. 1 as nearly every sector was hit.

Robust technical support levels that were years in the making have been snapped like so many little twigs.

Key indicators have all but failed traders who are scrambling to find bottoms to trade off of, and the Chicago Board of Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX) has been breaking six-year records, topping 53 on Aug. 24 and 30 on Sept. 1.

The sheer breadth of the chaos is matched only by the growing chorus of pundits speculating on the drivers of the chaos.

Let them speculate and fumble around in the dark. What's really rocking this market is what I call the "Three Cs."   

Here they are - plus the two sectors that will rise above it all...

U.S. Dollar Drops as Global Stock Markets Decline

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U.S. Dollar Drops Today: The U.S. dollar fell against the yen and euro yesterday, after global markets had another down day.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 114 points Monday and another 400 points early Tuesday. The Stoxx Europe 600 was down 0.4% Monday, while Germany's DAX slipped 1%.

Here’s what’s next for the U.S. dollar…

China's Yuan Reserve Currency Plot to Depose Dollar Dates Back Years

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China has long-planned for a yuan reserve currency to undermine the U.S. dollar.

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) made its first move as far back in 1994 - more than 20 years ago.

And the years of planning have paid off. We're only a year away from a yuan reserve currency now.

Here's why this economic shock will send the U.S. economy into a Great Depression...

Peter Schiff on U.S. Dollar Crisis: "The Dollar Bubble Is Going to Burst"

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Peter Schiff, economist, best-selling author, and CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, believes a U.S. dollar crisis is underway.

"The dollar is very overvalued...and the dollar is a bubble," he told Newsmax Prime on Aug. 11. "This dollar bubble is going to burst."

Indeed, two weeks later and Schiff's prediction proved timely. The U.S. dollar index has suffered a fourth-straight loss, and U.S. markets have plummeted in the worst weekly sell-off in four years.

Many blame the surprise yuan devaluation. But Schiff believes investors should be worried about the United States, not China...

Currency Wars: China Now Has Unprecedented Control Over the U.S. Dollar


China fired a shot heard 'round the world Aug. 11, stoking fears of what could become the ugliest of all currency wars. In a surprise move, the country massively devalued the yuan 2% - its biggest one-day devaluation in 20 years.

China's yuan devaluation will have more than just that immediate impact - it gives the country unprecedented, long-term control over the U.S. dollar.

Here's how China has managed to place the U.S. dollar on puppet strings...

[WARNING] China, Russia Create Own Gold Market to Take Down U.S. Dollar


China and Russia have finally had enough of Western central bankers' clandestine gold market manipulation to prop up the U.S. dollar.

F. William Engdahl, an American-German economic researcher and best-selling geopolitical author, was quoted by business blog Sputnik on Aug. 16. He said that Russia, China, and other emerging economies are involved in & the genial move & to establish an entirely different gold market.

& They stand to add to the new energy surrounding a renaissance in gold as a support of solid, well-based currencies to replace the diluted and devalued dollar system...&

Get the full story here...

A Failure of Iran Nuclear Deal Could Upset Global Dollar Hegemony


There's a lot at stake in the recent Iran nuclear deal.

And it's not just about hard feelings or the possibility of Iran attaining nuclear weapons capability.

It has the ability to threaten U.S. dollar supremacy...

How the U.S. Debt Works

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Policymakers need to start being more honest about how the U.S. debt works.

It's an age-old debate among the members of Congress. How do we cut the budget? How do we reduce the debt?

But that debate is being framed in the wrong way.

Here's what no one in Congress is telling you about how the U.S. debt works...

The End of the Petrodollar Will Slaughter the U.S. Dollar

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For the last 15 years, the U.S. dollar has been heading for total destruction due to the end of the petrodollar.

The petrodollar is a system in which every oil export around the world is priced in dollars.

It worked for 40 years – but now it’s one of five “flashpoints” that will trigger economic collapse…

It worked for 40 years - but now it's one of five "flashpoints" that will trigger economic collapse...

Russia's Gold Reserves Are a Growing Threat to the U.S. Dollar

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Russia had a rough time in 2014. Crashing oil prices and sanctions from the West caused the ruble to fall 46% to an all-time low of 80 rubles to 1 U.S. dollar. Inflation climbed all the way to 11.4%.

But Russia continued aggressively adding to its gold reserves, despite these challenges and hardships.

Russia's motives and accumulating gold stash could have a devastating effect on the U.S. dollar. Take a look...

The China-IMF Plan for a Yuan Reserve Currency Will Topple the Dollar

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China and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) want a Yuan reserve currency - and are doing everything they can to make it happen.

Their plan is already so far along that the U.S dollar could be on its way out as the world's primary reserve currency as early as October of this year.

Here's why that will create an economic crisis in the United States...

BREAKING: U.S. Debt to China Will Destroy the U.S. Dollar

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The amount of U.S. debt owned by foreign nations has never been higher.

Since Sept. 30, 2014, the U.S. Treasury has accumulated $17.8 trillion worth of debt. That’s roughly 103% of the total U.S. GDP in 2014.

And 34% of that debt – $6.1 trillion – is owned by foreign governments. Here’s why that’s such a big problem…

WARNING: China’s New “World Bank” Threatens U.S. Dollar

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China has just made another strike against the U.S. dollar with a new “world bank” – the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

By now 57 countries have been approved to join forces in this $50 billion global economic “superpower” cooperative – and the United States is not one of them.

Here’s what China’s new world bank means for the U.S. dollar in 2015…

Catalyst #3: China Gold Reserves Threaten the U.S. Dollar

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China gold reserves have been kept secret – but we know China is stockpiling faster than ever. And with enough of the yellow metal, China gold reserves could actually harm the U.S. dollar.

Watch the video to see how analysts know China is secretively stockpiling gold - and exactly why that poses a threat…

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