Bloomberg | The dollar weakened and gold gained as investors sought the safest assets amid airstrikes in Syria.
Charles Hugh Smith | As things get dicier globally, assets in periphery nations typically get dumped as mobile capital flees risk and migrates to lower risk core nations and currencies.
Michael Krieger | Morgan Stanley has put together some very interesting charts that were highlighted earlier today by MarketWatch.
Michael Snyder | The U.S. economy has had six full years to bounce back since the financial collapse of 2008, and it simply has not happened.
Washington Post | For 140 years, the Rockefellers were the oil industry’s first family.
London Guardian | Sir Peter Hendy says there could be social unrest if low-paid workers now living on city outskirts cannot easily commute.
Zero Hedge | “I think some HFT players won’t like the map.”
Martin Armstrong | French vegetable farmer have set a tax office and a building on fire destroying a government facility.
London Independent | The Royal Mint has launched its own online bullion trading service in a bid to entice investors away from shares and into gold sovereigns.
London Telegraph | Economic uncertainties trigger rush for 12.5kg gold bars, worth about £300,000 each.
Wall St Journal | The $21.8 Billion Offering by the Chinese E-Commerce Giant Is Among Biggest Ever.
Kurt Nimmo | Climate change is a globalist scheme for world domination.
CNBC | European shares opened sharply higher on Friday, with the final result showing Scotland has rejected independence in a referendum held on Thursday.
Coin Desk | The turbulent day is the latest blow to the price of bitcoin.
Martin Armstrong | In America, the support for Scottish Independence was overwhelming running 80%+
Michael Snyder | What has happened to America? Please show these numbers to anyone that does not believe that the United States is in decline.
Michael Snyder | Did you know that the number of gold bars being purchased by ultra-wealthy individuals has increased by 243 percent so far this year?
CNBC | Showing up to work high? You’re not alone.
Martin Armstrong | We have a major reform coming for the Pension field besides Obama trying to divert that money for infrastructure expenditure.
CNS News | From July to August, the average price jumped 12.9 cents.
Zero Hedge | Janet Yellen has a message for America’s poor.
Simon Black | 76% are NOT satisfied.
IB Times | The revelations surfaced from Assange’s latest book that comes out this week, When Google Met WikiLeaks.
AFP | The national currency fell to a record level of 38.82 rubles per dollar.
Zero Hedge | Never waste a good crisis.
Zero Hedge | “The West is done, it’s over! We screwed it all up. Do you want your great-grandchildren speaking Chinese?”
Charles Hugh-Smith | Cranking markets full of financial cocaine so they never correct simply sets up the crash-and-burn destruction of the addict.
London Independent | Mark Carney is returning early from this week’s finance meeting of G20 countries and George Osborne has cancelled his trip entirely.
Zero Hedge | The current world situation is not nearly so dire, but there are parallels, particularly to 1937.
Michael Snyder | The idea that the Obama administration has the budget deficit under control is a complete and total lie.
Washington Times | Ron Paul may not be in Congress anymore, but his “Audit the Fed” bill lives on after him.
Zero Hedge | History did not end with the Cold War and, as Mark Twain put it, whilst history doesn’t repeat it often rhymes.
Zero Hedge | World GDP expectations for 2014 just tumbled to their lowest since estimates started.
Zero Hedge | Venezuela’s oldest newspaper is shutting down because of a lack of newsprint.
The Daily Sheeple | Over the years I’ve heard the cries of “Economic Collapse Ahead!” more times then I care to remember.
Michael Krieger | Stop what you’re doing and watch this video.
Zero Hedge | “Yes, we have discussed and we have approved this idea.”
Michael Krieger | I vividly remember reading the above article in the Wall Street Journal over six years ago and shaking my head in disbelief.
The Washington Times | Welfare recipients can’t use their EBT cards at liquor stores but they can at marijuana dispensaries.
Martin Armstrong | It is very interesting to see the numerous emails pouring in from Scotland and England.
Washington’s Blog | Bitcoin Is Going Mainstream.
Washington’s Blog | From the Inscrutable, Unaccountable Fed.
Business Insider | A hacker known as “Jeffrey” has seemingly gained control of anonymous Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s email account.
New American | Present employees face the threat of having their jobs being taken away by a new employee.
Michael Snyder | According to the Federal Reserve, the percentage of American families that own a small business is at the lowest level that has ever been recorded.
Michael Krieger | Huge pools of money run by compromised money managers.
Weekly Standard | The “busiest land port of entry in the Western Hemisphere” is getting an upgrade.
London Guardian | Sterling falls sharply to lowest level since November 2013 as surge in support for independence rattles markets.
Michael Krieger | The recent events in Ferguson have shone a much needed spotlight on one of the most pressing issues affecting America today.
Mac Slavo | Geo-political tensions around the world are indicative of a fast approaching breaking point.