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ECB to buy gold and stocks next as Japanese QE fails

ECB European Central Bank Yves Mersch

While it remains to be seen if a majority of the Swiss population want their central bank to purchase a whopping 1,500 tons of gold in the coming years, perhaps the most notable event for gold overnight (aside from news that while India exports fell 5% in October, gold and silver imports soared by 280% and 136% Y/Y, respectively), came from ... Read More »

The globalists are losing control

Bank of Japan BOJ

The central planners are in a state of fear and panic. They are trying everything and anything to create market validation for their policies, watching with trepidation as their favored economic metrics fail to respond to all of their frenzied efforts. They are so far over the tips of their skis right now that there’s nothing they won’t do. They’ve ... Read More »

Japan to build world’s fastest train with magnetic levitation

Japan Maglev train

The Japanese government has approved plans for a train that will carry passengers from Tokyo to Nogoya at a speed of 310 miles per hour (500 kph). The train, which will be the fastest in the world, will use magnetic levitation technology. The new line will stretch 180 miles (290 km) between the two cities, and the journey will take ... Read More »

Big quake near Fukushima would ‘decimate Japan, lead to US West Coast evacuation’

Fukushima

An aerial view shows the Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The stricken nuclear plant at Fukushima in northern Japan is in such a delicate condition that a future earthquake could trigger a disaster that would decimate Japan and affect the entire West Coast of North America, a prominent scientist has warned. Speaking at a ... Read More »

Fukushima: Tepco is getting desperate as leaks won’t stop

Fukushima

After a 29-month cover-up, the Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) is now calling for international help and has all but admitted Fukushima’s radiation leaks are spiraling out of control. In addition to the leaking water storage units that are unleashing hundreds of tons of radioactive water each day, Tepco now says 50% of its contaminated water filtration capability has been ... Read More »

Russia undertakes largest military exercise since cold war

Russian war exercise

The largest Russian military exercise since the cold war was a simulated response to a “hypothetical attack by Japanese and US forces,” according to Konstantin Sivkov, a retired officer of the Russian military’s General Staff. The wargames, which involved 130 combat aircraft, 70 ships, 5,000 tanks, 160,000 troops and 320 tons of equipment took place in Russia’s Far East near ... Read More »

World’s oldest person dies aged 116

Jiroemon Kimura World's oldest person

Jiroemon Kimura, the world’s oldest person, and the oldest man to have ever lived, has died at the age of 116. Kimura – who was born on 19 April 1897, when Queen Victoria was on the British throne – died of natural causes early on Wednesday, Japanese media said. The Kyoto prefecture resident became the oldest man in recorded history ... Read More »

South Korea joins Japanese ban on U.S. wheat imports after shocking GMO contamination find

GMO wheat

News about the GMO contamination of U.S. wheat crops seems to be spreading faster than the GMOs themselves. On Friday, South Korea joined Japan in announcing a halt on imports of U.S. wheat due to the USDA’s recent announcement that commercial wheat grown in the USA is contaminated with Monsanto’s genetically engineered wheat. Some Americans may still not realize this, ... Read More »

Record radiation found in fish near Fukushima nuclear plant

radiation fish fukushima japan

A record quantity of radioactive cesium – 7,400 times the country’s limit deemed safe for human consumption – has been detected in a greenling fish in the waters near the crippled Fukushima plant, two years after the nuclear disaster. Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), which runs the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, discovered a record 740,000 becquerels per kilogram of ... Read More »

Australia, Japan gold reserves drop in November

Gold reserves

Australia and Japan witnessed marginal declines in gold reserves during November. Japan’s gold reserves dropped to gold reserves were at $42.46 billion in November while Australia’s gold reserves decreased to A$4.248 billion from A$4.253 billion. Total foreign reserves of both the nation also declined. Japanese official reserve assets totaled $1.2708 trillion at the end of November, down from $1.2742 trillion ... Read More »