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Financial Market Pressure Points

If you are not focused on these events, you need The Slanker Report.

First of all, do you understand the implications of this chart from the Federal Reserve, our nation's central bank?  To view a current chart click here.

What does it mean when Total Credit Market Debt Owed stops growing after it has been growing nonstop for sixty years?  One must pay attention to this if they have any savings whatsoever.  It does not matter if ones savings are in cash under the mattress, CDs, money market funds, the stock market, or government bonds.  In time their purchasing power will be negatively impacted.  Keeping one's head in the sand means nothing other than you will remain a victim of irrational government policies.  There are consequences for the debt event illustrated above in the chart.  This has been a discussion point in The Slanker Report for several years now.

This next chart, the DJIA priced in Gold, has been one of our favorites for nearly 40 years.  What is it telling you?

How did this chart perform between 1900 and 1950?  Makes you wonder doesn't it?  If it doesn't, then you are out of the loop so to speak.  That's because something is going on here that some people are aware of while the public at large remains clueless.  If you are clueless, then you have no idea what the implications of this chart are for your hard earned savings.  Simply put, it's important -- very important.

Are you focused on this chart from

If this chart is not branded in your frontal lobe, then are you setting yourself up for another ride over Niagara Falls?  Maybe this is a good reason for subscribing to The Slanker Report.

How about the Euro?  Is it sustainable?  Did the European Union's October 26, 2011 comprehensive policy response to the government debt crisis, which was threatening the stability of the euro currency and global economy, solve the fundamental problem of the Euro?  What about Spain, Portugal, France, and other deeply indebted countries in the Euro Zone?  If the Euro debt crisis is real, why is this currency still up?

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