Published on Dec 31, 2013
In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss whether or not 2014 will be one of economic and financial fallout from the 2013 Year of Bitcoin and Snowden. They look at Paul Krugman's claim that Bitcoin is evil because it's not backed by men with guns and the latest in the financial fallout from Snowden's NSA revelations in terms of contractual demands that data never enter the US.
In the second half, Max interviews Barb Jacobson of basicincome2013.eu about the European Citizens Initiative for Unconditional Basic Income. Max compares it to the basic income provided to bankers through policies like quantitative easing.
By Michael J. Kosares
"It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future." - Yogi Berra, baseball philosopher
Since the beginning of gold's bull market in the early 2000s, we have recommended an unambiguous course of action: Own the physical metal -- fully paid for and stored nearby -- then sit back and watch the show.
Part of watching the show is the forecast and prediction festivities that greet each New Year. This year's entries will be of special interest to gold owners coming off the first down year for gold in the past thirteen. As our good friend, James Turk, says further on: "One losing year after 12 winning years is not that bad."
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Published on Dec 26, 2013
In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the suggestion that the NSA may be manipulating bank account balances and financial markets. They also discuss 'accidental' tax breaks for billionaires in America; while, in the UK, the tax office 'loses nerve' about pursuing multinationals and instead targets small and medium sized enterprises.
In the second half, Max interviews precious metals analyst and presenter, Jan Skoyles, about silver, gold, handbags, crowdfuncing and Chateau du Pepe.
Published on Dec 24, 2013
In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the no Ho, Ho, Ho this Christmas as Canada claims Santa's workshop in the race to secure oil and mineral reserves in the Arctic.
In the second half, Max interviews former energy market regulator, Chris Cook, about the middlemen who have taken over the energy market and the roulette wheel with 16 zeroes on it as we move from dollar economics to energy politics and diplomacy. Finally, Chris Cook and Max discuss gas-coin as a new alternative currency backed by natural gas.
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