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  • A Dirty Game Of Numbers

    The newest addition of the Bureau of lies' newest falsified and manipulated document about the employment figures is now out, available for viewing of the ignorant masses. The makers of the report will make sure that they drum it up for the whole world to hear, so that their plans of treachery and deceit stay well on course. Even the mature financial minds at Wall Street will accept it, because they are always in search of positive news to help their financial interests in the market.

    TV screens and websites are being used as tools for this grand manipulation with both flashing news that ultimately adds up to one big lie. Here is what the headlines on television and websites read:

    The US Economy Added 173,000 Jobs in August AloneThe US's Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.1%

    Has anybody noticed? It's rather unfortunate that the majority of Americans are busy making sense of their latest iGadget, frantically looking to make up their roster at fantasy football, or have just been a victim of the so-called Public Education System. They are simply unable (or unwilling) to understand how only 173,000 jobs could decrease the unemployment rate so drastically.

    How did this happen then? Well it's pure and simple, the Bureau of Labor Statistics looks to have blatantly lied. How they do it, they tell the general public who are experiencing unemployment first hand that they (hundreds and thousands of Ordinary Americans) no longer need to work. Convincing many of them that they have enough in their lives with finances that they can live off their assets for the rest of their lives. This all comes down to one word, deception, pure and simple.

    Why do they do it, well it is simple, Jean Claude Juncker said to those who are struggling and to our US congressman and politicians, which all have seemingly taken it to heart. He said:

    "When The Going Gets Tough, You Have To Lie"
    Unmasking the Truth

    If the Bureau of Labor Statistics really believes that the unemployment rate at the moment is at 5.1%, which they proudly are declaring the lowest since April 2008, why is the interest rate kept at 0% by the Federal Reserve? The Federal discount rate in April 2008 was 2.5% and the economy was only growing at a paltry, 2%. If their numbers are to be believed, the growth of the economy today is 3.7%. If that was the case, the Federal Reserve's wouldn't have kept an emergency level interest rate going.

    The Survey done by the establishment shows that there were only 173,000 Jobs added in the month of August. But, you won't be hearing CNBC or Fox telling you that the total number of fake guess birthdates created on spreadsheets only in the month of August was 111,000. We can talk about this in a future article though…

    So there have been hundreds and thousands of jobs created, at least that is what they say. That would mean new businesses opening, and old ones flourishing, but the number of businesses closing down is higher than the number of businesses opening which does not jive with the strong growth numbers they are reporting. But the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) does not work with reality that is visible on ground; it continues to make use of the historical data to predict jobs being created.

    The reality is far, far from what is being told to you through the media. Instead of creation of 173,000 jobs, 111,000 have been created as hoax, not existing in reality and another 50,000 jobs are being closed as a result of scores of small businesses closing down each month. If the BLS had tried to be truthful, it would have outlined that the total number of jobs that have been produced amounts to near zero.

    Unemployment Rate Down By So Much…Really?

    The government wants you to believe that the state of the country's economy is taking a turn for the better. That riches in the economy are so abundantly available that 1.5 million Americans have decided to voluntarily drop out of the workforce. And while that was happening, 835,000 American have got jobs, which have brought the unemployment rate down by 0.6% from 5.7% to 5.1%.

    And to put it politely, and to sum up the discussion, the number of people in the US that are receiving food stamps is a whopping 45.5 million. I find this number insanely huge. That is like all of Canada's population plus another 50% with no job, no money, and a bleak future. Scary stuff and worse part is that this number continues to climb.

    I think the crash of the US economy is in sight and with all due credit to the Federal Reserve. The more they artificially support the market the harder the crash will be.

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    Sep 14 10:31 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Round Two Of Global Melt Down – Watch This Unfold…

    Within the United States, the US Federal Government and The US Federal Reserve Bank interventions have failed. These manipulations, by the central bank, in order to maintain the current stock bubble, and the real estate bubble, are currently reflecting the acts of failed monetary and fiscal policies, as we are presently experiencing.

    The reality is that the US economy has already been in contraction for many years now.

    The government intervention is failing in Europe, Japan, and now apparently also in China. Government interventions globally are currently becoming more vulnerable The US, Europe, Japan, and China have all been experiencing failures. We are currently witnessing the results of total failures, right under our noses. I believe, we are closer to that point of the Global Financial Meltdown than anyone else may realize. This collapse in China is a major shock, which has triggered a major market sell-off within the US markets. SPY,DIA, IWM, QQQ, FXI, RSX

    Over $2 trillion has been lost in the U.S. market alone within the past week of August 24th through August 28th, 2015. Globally, I estimate $5 trillion has been lost, in total, during the same time period. A domino effect has been caused by affecting economies globally rippling all simultaneously.

    We are currently deal with the unspoken deflation problem. Commodities prices and oil are down sharply the past year. No major economy looks even close to true real expansion.

    What is taking place right now, in the stock market, is just a precursor for what is about to happen, shortly. This is my view of foreseeing a pre-crash, and I believe that we should all be aware that this is looks to be the "real deal" and could occur take hold in more serious way before the end of October. This seems to be a bubble of historical proportion. Raising interest rates today is impossible because the market is way too fragile, at present.

    We are experiencing times, as we have never before experienced in our life time. This will cause us to experience a major shift with in our culture, our civilization, our social lives and our belief systems to some extent.

    The rally in gold is going to be stupendous. Gold will be the strongest currency in our future or at least for a few years as the Great Financial Reset takes place. The SDR (Special Drawing Rights) in which, I have written about in past articles, is nothing more than an index of currencies. In 2015, it will not be able to provide liquidity within the global markets, as it provided during the 2008 bear market.

    The stock market has been experiencing a technical oversold rebound following its steep drop. Major damage has been done, and the stock market clearly remains BEARISH. The stock market decline was so extreme, that stocks rose as they" backed and filled" last week. When this volatility is over, the situation will become even graver, as the bear market will stay in force for many months to come.

    The Fed's role, as the custodian of the world's reserve currency has ultimately failed, as it has ignored its responsibility to the World. Bond-buying has allowed the U.S. to levitate asset values, even though it has failed to stimulate the real economy.

    There are currently over $500 Trillion in interest rate derivatives. THEREFORE, how can the FED ever be expected to raise interest rates in a meaningful way? I don't believe they can! I see the FED currently working on QE 4 into Infinity!!

    Legitimate buyers of US Treasury Bonds have largely vanished. There has been a huge decline in official bond holdings and purchases by our typical traditional former allies; China, Russia, Japan and the BRIC countries have actually turned into net "sellers" of US Treasuries since 2011. This created what could have been a huge financial disaster for the Federal Reserve, to whom they were selling large amounts of US Government securities, in order, to absorb the excesses in the market place.

    They continued to expand their largest and most secretive Ponzi scheme, in history, to include Belgium, Luxembourg, Ireland, The Cayman Islands, and Switzerland. The US Fed is using currency swap arrangements to secretly serve as a backstop liquidity facility, with the above mentioned countries. QE is being exported through a secretive global integration process by using several front offices, which are under their control. It involves permanent reciprocal currency arrangements, whereby these foreign central banks have been given large lines of credit, by the US Federal Reserve Bank, in order that they can purchase US Treasuries. The manipulation of the central banks of Belgium, Luxembourg, Ireland, The Cayman Islands, and Switzerland have been used to keep these purchases off of the balance sheet of the US Federal Reserve Bank. These manipulations have been a new proxy entity that have been designed, solely for this purpose. This undisclosed "systemic risk" is being spread to secondary nations, without the benefit of knowledge to the general investing public, throughout the Financial World. This will come to be known, as what I believe to be, the Greatest Fraud perpetrated on the American public taxpayers. It will be the systemic failure that will totally bring down our current existing global financial system.

    Central banks around the world have entered into a multitude of bilateral currency swap agreements with one another since the financial crisis of 2007. These agreements allow a central bank in one country to exchange currency, its domestic currency, for a certain amount of foreign currency. The recipient central bank can then lend this foreign currency on to its domestic banks, on its own terms and at its own risk. Swaps involving the U.S. Federal Reserve were the most important of all the cross-border policy responses to the crisis, helping to alleviate potentially devastating dollar funding problems among non-U.S. banks.

    The swaps have been used by central banks to obtain foreign currency to boost reserves and to lend on to domestic banks and corporations. These swap agreements are designed to protect both central banks involved due to fluctuations in currency values. There is risk that a central bank will refuse or be unable to honor the terms of the agreement. Currency swaps is a meaningful sign of trust between governments.

    QE is not a stimulus, but rather a death sentence of the US Dollar. This will bring about the return to the "GOLD TRADING STANDARD". With my Predictive Trend System Analytics, I shall immediately inform you as to when the bottoms of Gold and Silver have been CONFIRMED, at which time, you will be able to start purchasing these two precious metals, at historically low prices.

    Quantitative Easing was implemented when the US Federal Government and the US Federal Reserve stepped in and manipulated monetary policies, in order for them to levitate asset values. This was to artificially increase asset prices and enhance the wealth effect. They were trying to postpone the inevitable crash that we are currently witnessing.

    There has not been any economic growth since 2007. This perpetrated fraud will bring down the whole western financial system, and ensure its future devastating collapse. I currently envision the Petro- Gold and the new "Scheiss Dollar" to become a new vision.

    Thus, the Global Currency Reset; the new "Scheiss Dollar" will be launched.

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    Chris Vermeulen

    Sep 01 9:48 AM | Link | Comment!
  • US & Canadian Stock Market Trading Trend & Guidance

    U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday after a failed attempt to rally from the Dow's worst 3-day point decline. It's something I have not seen since the 2008 GLOBAL financial crisis.

    The market had its first rally of the downtrend yesterday but it would be a BIG mistake to get bullish for new long-term investments at this point. The major trend is down. The odds favor that this is to be only the first phase of the decline. Today's rally could take us to 1965 - 2040 level on the SP500. I will be taking short positions in the US markets soon.

    GLD has retraced a good portion of its move to 112 as it almost printed 107.. GLD looks as if it is just starting a new downtrend looking for a count to 100/101. It is still intermediately CONFIRMED BEARISH. At this time, since we have new positions on, I prefer to wait till the metals hit bottom and its been CONFIRMED BULLISH before adding a new trade. Silver should have a nice pullback as well. SILVER has now turned Technical BEARISH today.

    Please do not jump into the market before the time is up. As we are approaching the 7-year Jewish bear market cycle in the month of Tishrei (September-October), markets are destined to stay volatile. I will immediately inform you as to the turn date to short the US markets. - SPY, DIA, UPRO, SDS, SH, IWM, QQQ


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    In the last week-and-a-half, the S&P 500 lost nearly $2 trillion in market capitalization, with $900 billion in this week's two trading sessions alone.

    The Dow traveled another 1,600 points during Tuesday's trading session which added to the 4,900 points the index traveled in down and up moves on Monday.

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    The SPX approached the low of the first phase of distribution. This is also working cycle wise. If there is a selling climax, I could see about 1830. This should be followed by a mid-decline rally to roughly 2000, about 50% of the decline from 2133 and my automated trading strategies has profited from this market crash. Should the cycle(s) interpretation be correct (bottom late September/early October), I could then work on the second phase of the correction which would take into account the next phase of distribution and its downside potential.

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    When investors first experienced the financial crisis that occurred back in 2008, they could not foresee that it would reoccur once again, now in 2015. Currently, we are experiencing the next "Great Depression". I am referring to this specific period of time that is happening now, as the bursting of the "Asset Bubble". The bursting of this "Asset Bubble" will be more devastating, over time, than the total damage that had occurred during the "Great Credit Crisis of 2008″. This will devastate and destroy what is presently left of our middle classes.

    At the present time, we are witnessing the beginnings of the stock market crash of 2015 as discussed in my recent book. If you have been following my analysis of the global financial markets, which I have been extensively informing you of, you would have already been prepared for this occurrence, as early as November 25th, 2014. For my private clients, these major drops in the US Markets came to you as no great surprise, at all. My advice to said clients was precise, informative and accurate. The key to wait for confirmation before taking action when it comes to major trend changes like this.

    I issued a FLASH ALERT back on August 5th, 2015 titled "Ugly Outlook - Global Economics, Quantitative Easing And Equities". I stated that a large broad US Equity Decline may be ready to take place NOW! I also recently posted that there was a confirmation that the Dow Jones Industrial Average had ended its BULLISH rally, and therefore, had reached its "termination pattern", which was BEARISH. We are now witnessing a classic case of an irrational financial bubble bursting.

    Without any doubt, this is what I have been posting and sharing with you, for quite some time now. Our financial markets have been primed for this "crash". The market's gain and investment profits have now been eradicated for 2015 with this recent crash.

    The Federal Reserve is now in uncharted waters. They are powerless and clueless as to what their next steps should be. They currently lack the knowledge and tools, at this point, to stop the severe continuing contraction within our economy. They have kept interest rates at 0% for far too many years. I fear that our economy could start experiencing interest rates in the negative territory which has already occurred in Europe.

    The VIX is a gauge of FEAR. The break out of the Volatility Index (VIX) above 53, on August 24th, 2015, is a MAJOR warning sign that the magnitude of our financial and economic troubles are just beginning. The majority of our problems are soon to be revealed thereby reflecting that we are in an "Economic Deflationary Depression".

    These markets are under heavy distribution with increased heavy volume. This is a sign that institutions are selling large blocks of stock.

    Money managers are selling their existing stocks, and locking in their profits. This is not the same scenario which we have seen so many times in the past, in which one "Buying the dips" has been the normal pattern. Unfortunately, those days are now a distant memory, and the markets are not coming back in their roaring fashion, any time soon.

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    Chris Vermeulen

    Aug 27 10:57 AM | Link | Comment!
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