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February 2010



China to Purchase IMF Gold!?!

February 25, 2010 – Comments (12)

We definitely need some additional confirmation of this story before feeling confident of its veracity, but Russia's PRAVDA is reporting (second-hand from a "Finmarket News Agency") that China's central bank intends to purchase the remining 191.3 tons of IMF gold.  [more]



Incredible Wisdom from Charlie Munger

February 22, 2010 – Comments (16)

The following article by Berkshire Hathaway's #2 Charlie Munger is pure artistry, and will become a legendary contribution to the common understanding of our economic plight as it unfolds.  [more]



Silver Wheaton Vies for Vancouver Gold

February 12, 2010 – Comments (5)

As if it wasn't already the gold medal stock for 2010, Silver Wheaton just became 63 million silver ounces richer.  [more]



Real Fools Don't Eat Pork

February 11, 2010 – Comments (8)

Everybody is fixated on Europe's so-called PIGS, which is a most unfortunate acronym. Those quick to sling such derogatory acronyms at the southern European economies might first wish to take a close look at the state of affairs here at home. I know Fools know better, which is why they're placing southern Europe's debt woes into a proper context as just one unsavory slice of a toxic global debt pie called OTC derivatives.   [more]



The $60 Billion Man: Australian Coal Magnate Puts China First

February 08, 2010 – Comments (8)

This is a mammoth coal deal, with sweeping implications for global commodity markets overall.  [more]



Europe in Crisis - Don't think for a minute this means the U.S. is in better shape.

February 08, 2010 – Comments (12)

Well, Fools, extraordinary events are underfoot, but with a Superbowl weekend and the Olympics looming you'd hardly know it tracking the American "press". For a broader view, it is crucial to head outside of the country for one's news. I have repeatedly pointed to Ambrose Evans-Pritchard as a fine source, even though I believe he does not fully comprehend the mechanics at play. Although occasionally flawed in my view with errant interpretations, his coverage nonetheless offers some of the best treatment of critical topics in global finance throughout this crisis.   [more]



Prepare Now for Met Coal Mania

February 04, 2010 – Comments (5)

The Met Coal Surge is Coming ... are you positioned for it?  [more]

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