Pentagon Finalizes New $10 Billion Mideast Arms Deal

After a year of secret negotiations, the world's largest arms dealer, the Pentagon, has announced that it is finalizing a preliminary agreement on a complex $10 billion Mideast arms deal with Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

By |April 20th, 2013|Middle East Crisis|Comments Off

7 Economic Consequences of a Dollar Collapse

What would happen if the U.S. Dollar were suddenly dropped as the world’s reserve currency? Here are 7 economic consequences of a dollar collapse.

By |March 23rd, 2011|Currency Wars, Inflation Nation, US Dollar Crisis|1 Comment

The West vs. Gadaffi

by Eric Hammer | FTMDaily Contributing Writer

TEL AVIV, Mar 21 – As the fighting in Libya continues to take a toll on the civilian population there, the United States and her allies are entering the third day of their offensive to enforce a no fly zone over parts of the North African nation. President Obama […]

By |March 21st, 2011|Middle East Crisis, Middle East Crisis|Comments Off

Saudi “Day of Rage” May Fizzle on the Launching Pad

A so called “Day of Rage” has been scheduled for tomorrow in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The planned protest has been called for on a Facebook group which sports some 17,000 members and has sent the market for crude oil into emergency standby mode.

By |March 10th, 2011|Energy Crisis, Energy Investing, Middle East Crisis, Middle East Crisis, Peak Oil|Comments Off

FTMDaily News Update – The Slow Death of the Dollar

The Slow Death of the Dollar... In section C of yesterday's Wall Street Journal, the paper spent several pages on the topic of global currencies.

By |March 3rd, 2011|FTM Financial News Update, US Housing Crisis|Comments Off

The Gas Shocks of the Future Are Here Today in Israel

You walk up to the gas pump and check the price. $7.94 per gallon the meter reads. You shrug and begin to fill up your tank, watching in numbed silence as the numbers race by. By the time you’re done, the total cost to fill up your tank of gas is $238.20. A fantasy?

By |March 3rd, 2011|Energy Crisis, Inflation Nation, Middle East Crisis, Middle East Crisis, Peak Oil|Comments Off

FTMDaily News Update – The Big Government Bloat

In the news this morning: A new GAO report shows massive overlap in government spending, more Mideast news, and more...

By |March 1st, 2011|Big Brother Government, FTM Financial News Update|Comments Off

FTMWeekly Financial Radio Show: The Coming Economic Armageddon – An Interview with Dr. David Jeremiah

This Week's Topic: The Coming Economic Armageddon. This week's special guest interview: Dr. David Jeremiah. Follow the Money Weekly Radio is a financial radio show about the stock markets, commodities, energy investing, the global financial crisis, where to invest money, where to buy gold and silver, saving money, finding a financial advisor, and paying off debt. Hosted by economist and best-selling author, Jerry Robinson. For the best in financial news, listen to the Follow the Money Weekly Financial Radio Show.

By |February 26th, 2011|FTMWeekly Radio Show|2 Comments

FTMDaily News Update – Oil Price Shock + Food Price Shock= End of America’s “Recovery”

In the news today: Rising food and oil prices could complicate U.S. "recovery" efforts, the Libyan "Butcher" stands defiant, and more...

By |February 24th, 2011|Energy, FTM Financial News Update|2 Comments

FTMDaily News Update – Showdown in Wisconsin and Libya

In the news today: The showdown between the unions vs. taxpayers continues in Wisconsin, tensions continue to flare in the Middle East, and more...

By |February 22nd, 2011|FTM Financial News Update, Precious Metals|1 Comment

Why Now May Be the Perfect Time to Start Investing in Natural Gas

Is now the time to be investing in natural gas? I’d have to say that it definitely is. I think the biggest reason why natural gas is set for an explosion in prices (no pun intended) is what’s been happening in my neck of the woods.

By |February 22nd, 2011|Commodities, Energy, Energy Crisis, Energy Investing, Natural Gas, Peak Oil|Comments Off

Is It Too Late to Buy Silver? Absolutely Not!

If you’ve been following the investment markets lately, then you know that people have continued to want to buy silver and gold over the past few years, even as prices have continued to rise to stratospheric levels.

By |February 21st, 2011|Precious Metals, Precious Metals|Comments Off

FTMDaily News Update – Silver Prices Set to Explode

Silver Price Set to Explode... Silver is shining brightly as investment demand for the metal shot up this week, driving the price to a new 31 year high. Returns for the week should be about 8%...

FTMDaily News Update – Israel Under Fire

In Israel, the heat is on... In a rare turn of events, the U.S. has told Arab governments that it will stand in agreement with them in issuing a U.N. Security Council.

By |February 17th, 2011|Federal Reserve Fraud, FTM Financial News Update|Comments Off

FTMDaily News Update – Stocks Ignore Growing Inflation Concerns

The core Producer Price Index (PPI), which excludes food and energy prices, rose 0.5% in January according to the U.S. Labor Department. Many economists expected a 0.2% increase...

By |February 16th, 2011|FTM Financial News Update, Stocks|1 Comment

FTMDaily News Update – Gold and Silver Prices Break Key Resistance Levels

U.S. Budget Showdown... This is the week for political theater. The burning question... Will America overspend by $1.65 trillion this year under the "spendthrift" Democrats or will it overspend by $1.1-$1.4 trillion under the "cost-cutting" Republicans? Snooze...

By |February 15th, 2011|FTM Financial News Update, Precious Metals|Comments Off

FTMDaily News Update – Inflation is Here + JP Morgan Admits Gold is a Currency

The lag factor between the Fed's money printing and realized inflation is nearly over... Inflation is showing up everywhere: food prices, energy prices, etc... Now it's showing up in the U.S. Bond market...

By |February 8th, 2011|FTM Financial News Update, Precious Metals|Comments Off

Wars and Rumors of War

This weekend, Iran goes atomic. On August 21, Iran will bring the nation's first nuclear power reactor online when it loads a shipment of nuclear fuel into the core of the Bushehr nuclear plant.

By |August 17th, 2010|Middle East Crisis, Middle East Crisis, What Jerry Thinks|Comments Off