"There are two sorts of wealth-getting, as I have said; one is a part of household management, the other is retail trade: the former necessary and honorable, while that which consists in exchange is justly censured; for it is unnatural, and a mode by which men gain from one another. The most hated sort, and with the greatest reason, is usury, which makes a gain out of money itself, and not from the natural object of it. For money was intended to be used in exchange, but not to increase at interest. And this term interest, which means the birth of money from money, is applied to the breeding of money because the offspring resembles the parent. Wherefore of modes of getting wealth this is the most unnatural."
- Politics, Aristotle, 350 B.C.
"The Jew alone regards his race as superior to humanity, and looks forward not to its ultimate union with other races, but to its triumph over them all and to its final ascendancy under the leadership of a tribal Messiah."
- Goldwin Smith, The Jewish Question, October 1881
“I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated governments in the civilized world. No longer a government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men.”
- President Woodrow Wilson 1916
“We are grateful to the Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subjected to the lights of publicity during those years. But, the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world government. The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.”
- David Rockefeller, Baden-Baden, Germany 1991
“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.”
- Henry Ford
“The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson.”
- Franklin D. Roosevelt, letter to Col. House, November 21, l933
“One of the least understood strategies of the world revolution now moving rapidly toward its goal is the use of mind control as a major means of obtaining the consent of the people who will be subjects of the New World Order.”
- The National Educator, K.M. Heaton
"We Jews, we, the destroyers, will remain the destroyers for ever. Nothing that you will do will meet our needs and demands. We will for ever destroy because we need a world of our own, a God-world, which it is not in your nature to build."
- Maurice Samuels, You Gentiles, 1924
“We are on the verge of a global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and the nations will accept the New World Order.”
- David Rockefeller
“Today, America would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order. Tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told that there were an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being granted to them by the World Government.”
- Dr. Henry Kissinger, Bilderberger Conference, Evians, France, 1991
"Never argue with stupid people. They will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience." –Mark Twain
If you want to begin to understand and appreciate the work of Mike Stathis, from his market forecasts and securities analysis to his political and economic analysis, you will first need to learn how to think clearly. For many, this will be a cleansing process that could take quite a long time to complete depending on each individual.
The best way to begin to clear your mind is to first move forward with this series of steps:
1. GET RID OF YOUR TV SET (at least cancel your cable)
2. REFUSE TO USE YOUR PHONE TO TEXT
3. DO NOT USE A "SMART PHONE" (or at least do not use your phone to access the internet)
4. STAY AWAY FROM SOCIAL MEDIA
The cleansing process will take time but you can hasten the process by being proactive in exercising your mind.
You should also be aware of a very common behavior exhibited by humans who have been exposed to the various aspects of modern society. This behavior occurs when an individual overestimates his abilities and knowledge, while underestimating his weaknesses and lack of understanding. This behavior has been coined the "Dunning-Kruger Effect" after to sociologists who described it in a research publication. See here.
Many people today think they are virtual experts on every topic they regard with relevance. The reason for this illusory behavior is because these individuals typically allow themselves to become brainwashed by various media outlets. The more information these individuals obtain on these topics from the media, the more qualified they feel they are in these subjects, without realizing that the media is not a valid source with which to use for understanding something. The media always has bias and can never be relied on to represent the full truth.
A perfect example of the Dunning-Kruger Effect can be seen with many individuals who listen to talk radio shows. These shows are politically biased and consist of individuals who resemble used car salesmen more than intellectuals. These talking heads brainwash their audience with cherry-picked facts, misstatements and lies regarding relevant issues such as healthcare, immigration, Social Security, Medicaid, economics, science, and so forth. They also select guests for interview based on the agendas they wish to fulfill with their advertisers.
Once their audience has been indoctrinated by these propagandists, they feel qualified to discuss these topics on the same level as a real authority, without realizing that they obtained their understanding from individuals who are employed as professional liars and manipulators by the media. Another good example of the Dunning-Kruger Effect can be seen upon examination of political pundits, stock market and economic analysts on TV. They talk a good game because they are professional speakers. But once you examine their track record, it is clear that these individuals are largely wrong, but they have developed an inflated sense of expertise and knowledge on topics for which they continuously demonstrate their incompetence.
We highly recommend that you study this masterpiece in great detail so that you are better able to use logic and reason.Although we recommend you read and study The Allegory of the Cave, you can get a flavor for its meaning by watching the following video.
If you can learn how to think like a philosopher, specifically one of the great ancient Greek philosophers, it is highly unlikely that you will ever be fooled by con artists like those who make ridiculous and unfounded claims in order to pump gold and silver, the typical get-rich-quick or multi-level marketing (MLM) crowd.
“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”
King James Bible - Matthew 7:15
"It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled." –Mark Twain
All Viewpoints Are Not Created Equal Just because something is published in print, online or aired in the broadcast media does not make it accurate. In fact, more often than not the larger the audience, the more likely the content is either inaccurate or slanted. The next time you read something about economics or investments, you should ask two main questions in order to assess the credibility of the source. Is the source biased in any way? That is, do they have any agendas which would provide any type of benefit accounting for their views? Most individuals either sell ads on their site or are dealers of precious metals or securities. That means their views are biased and cannot be relied upon.
Is your source is credible?
Most people associate credibility with name-recognition. But more often than not, name-recognition serves as a predictor of bias if not lack of credibility because the more a name is recognized, the more the individual has been plastered in the media. And every intelligent person knows that individuals who have been provided with media exposure because they are either naive or clueless. The media positions these types of individuals as “credible experts” in order to please its financial sponsors; Wall Street.
Instead of name-recognition or media celebrity status, you must determine whether your source has relevant experience on Wall Street as opposed to being self-taught. But this is just a basic hurdle that in itself by no means ensures the source is competent or credible. More important, always examine the track record of your source in depth, looking for accuracy and specific forecasts rather than open-ended statements. You must also look for timing since a broken clock is always right once a day. Finally, make sure they do not cherry-pick their best calls. Always examine their entire track record.
“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”
King James Bible - Matthew 7:15
The above questions require only slight modification for use in determining the credibility of sources that discuss other topics, such as politics, healthcare, etc.We have compiled the most extensive publication exposing hundreds of con men pertaining to the financial publishing and securities industry, although we also cover numerous con men in the media and other front groups since they are all associated in some way with each other.
There is perhaps no one else in the world capable of shedding the full light on these con men other than Mike Stathis. Mike has been studying the indistry for well over a decade. Alhough he has published numerous articles and videos addressing this dark side of the industry, the entire collection can be found in our ENCYCLOPEDIA of Bozos, Hacks, Snake Oil Salesmen and Faux Heroes.
At AVA Investment Analytics, we don't try to pump gold, silver or equities like many others you see because we are not promoters or marketers. And we do not receive any compensation whatsoever (including from ads) from our content. We provide individual investors, financial advisers, analysts and fund managers with world-class research, education and unique insight.
If you listen to the media, most likely it is costing you hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost money at minimum over the course of your lifetime. The deceit, lies and useless guidance from the financial media certainly is a large contributor of these losses to the sheep you pay attention.
But a good deal of lost wealth comes in the form of excessive consumerism which the media seeks to impose on its audience. You aren’t going to know that you’re being brainwashed or that you have lost $1 million or $2 million over your life time due to the media, but I can guarantee you that with rare exception this is the reality for those who are naïve enough to waste time on the media.
It gets worse. By listening to the media, you are likely to also suffer ill health effects through the lack of timely coverage of toxic prescription drugs or through the ridiculous medical shows, all of which are supportive of the medical-industrial complex.
And if you seek out the so-called "alternative media" you might make the mistake of relying on con men like Kevin Trudeau or Alex Jones. This could be a deadly decision. As bad as traditional media is, the so-called "alternative media" is even worse.
Why Does the Media Air Liars and Con Men?
The goal of the media is NOT to serve its audience because the audience does NOT pay the bills.
The goal of the media is to please its sponsors, or the companies that spend huge dollars buying ads, and in order for companies to justify these expenses, they need the media to represent their cause. The media does this by airing idiots and con men who mislead and confuse their audience.
By engaging in "journalistic fraud," the media steers its audience into the arms of its advertisers because the audience is now misled and confused, so in the case of the financial media, it seeks the assistance of Wall Street brokerage firms, mutual funds, insurance companies, precious metals dealers. This is why advertisers pay big money to be promoted in the financial media.
We see the same thing on a more obvious note in the so-called "alternative media," which is really a remanufactured version of the so-called "mainstream media." Do not be fooled. There is no such thing as the "alternative media."
In order to be considered "media" you must have content that has widespread channels of distribution. Thus, all "media" is widely distributed and the same powers that control the distribution of the so-called "mainstream media" also control the distribution of the so-called "alternative media."
The claim that there is an "alternative media" is merely a sales pitch designed to capture the audience that has since given up on the "mainstream media." The tactic is a very common one used by con men.
The same tactic is used by Washington to convince naive voters that there are meaningful differences between the nation's two political parties. In reality, both parties are essentially the same when it comes to issues that matter most (trade policy, healthcare and war). Anyone who tells you anything different simply isn't thinking straight.
On this site, we expose the lies and the liars in the media. We discuss and reveal the motives and track record of the media’s hand-selected charlatans with a focus on the financial media.
No one has generated a more accurate track record in the investment markets over the past several years than Mike Stathis. Yet, the financial media wants nothing to do with Stathis.
You aren't even going to hear him on the radio being interviewed.
You aren't going to see him mentioned on any websites either.
You won't read or hear of his remarkable track record unless you read about it on this website or read his books.
You should be wondering why this might be. Some of you already know the answer.
The media has banned Mike Stathis because the trick is to air clowns so that the audience will be steered into the hands of the media's financial sponsors - Wall Street and gold dealers.
And as for the radio shows and websites that either don't know about Stathis or don't care to hear what he has to say, the fact is that they are so stupid that they assume those who are plastered in the media are credible. And since they haven't seen or heard Stathis in the media, even if they come across him, they automatically assume he's a nobody in the investment world simply because he has no media exposure.
Well, if media exposure was a testament to knowledge, credibility and excellent track records, Peter Schiff's clients would be a lot happier when they looked at their account balance.
Others only care about pitching what’s deemed as the “hot” topic because this sells ads in terms of more site visits or reads. This is why you come across so many websites based on doom and conspiratorial horse shit run by con artists looking to cash in on ads.
We have donated countless hours and huge sums of money towards the pursuit of exposing the con men, lies and fraud. We continue this mission but we cannot continue it forever without your assistance.
We have been banned by virtually every media platform in the U.S and every website (mainly because we expose the truth about gold and silver).
We have been banned from use of email marketing providers.
The fact is that the Jewish Mafia has declared war on us because we have exposed the realities of the U.S. government, Wall Street and corporate America.
Note that we only began discussing the role of Jews in criminality by 2009, three years AFTER we had been black-listed by the media, so no one can say that our criticism of the Jewish Mafia has led to being black-listed, not that it would even be acceptable.
You can talk about the Italian Mafia, and Jewish Hollywood can make 100s of movies about it...
BUT YOU CANNOT TALK ABOUT THE JEWISH MAFIA.
We rely on you to help spread the word about us. Just remember this. We don’t have to do what we are doing.
We could do as everyone else and focus on making money. We are doing sacrificing everything because in this day and age, unfortunately, the truth is revolutionary. It is also critical in order to prevent the complete enslavement of world citizenry.
On Exposure: No one who has significant exposure can be trusted because those who are responsible for permitting such exposure have allowed it for a very good reason, and that reason does not serve your best interests.
On Spotting Frauds: Whenever you wish to know whether someone can be trusted, always remember this golden rule..."a man is judged by the company he keeps."
This is a very important rule to remember because con men almost always belong to the same network.
You will see the same con artists referencing each other, on blog rolls and so forth.
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Reedited on July 13, 2013
Added to the growing list of accurate forecasts made by our chief investment strategist, Mike Stathis is the prediction of the correction in the commodities bubble.
As subscribers to the Intelligent Investor know, Mike Stathis first warned of a correction in the commodities bubble in the February 2011 issue of the Intelligent Investor.
Notably, Stathis also predicted the prior commodities correction in the 2006 publication of America’s Financial Apocalypse.
Although he discussed that a correction was imminent and in large part irrespective of the forward strength of the global economy, by 2011 Stathis felt the global economy would gradually weaken due to the depletion of global stimulus combined with misguided austerity in much of the advanced world.
It was this weakening of the global economy which would supersede any inflationary forces that were in play.
Thus, the lack of demand (a deflationary force) would serve to push commodity pricing down, thereby neutralizing the inflationary effects of quantitative easing (which have been exaggerated by the gold charlatans and the doomsday crowd).
In contrast, throughout 2010 and 2011, you might recall that many so-called “experts” were claiming commodity prices were headed much higher as a result of quantitative easing (Peter Schiff, Jim Rogers, John Williams, etc.).
In fact, it’s nearly impossible to locate a single gold charlatan who stated that quantitative easing would not cause commodities to soar because these guys are, well…to be blunt, they are all pinheads.
Remember that these pinheads are still screaming their hyperinflation mantra. How many years has this fear-mongering gone on now?
Today, they are still insisting that hyperinflation is "coming" despite the fact that inflation is well below average and deflation is more of a concern.
You might recall how Stathis completely slammed John Williams' credibility into the toilet and flushed it with this landmark piece. See here for the article.
Not a single gold bug has ever even attempted to refute Stathis' critical analysis of Williams, or his discussions on gold. Even Williams himself has been silent, even though we know for a fact that he read it.
The reason for the lack of response is that no one can challenge anything Stathis has to say, especially when it comes to exposing charlatans and idiots.
No one in the world can detect con men and clowns better than Stathis.
Even Kitco's senior gold analyst emailed Stathis to praise him for the article on Williams. See here for the article.
Here’s what Kitco senior gold analyst Nader said to Stathis about the Williams article…
“If EVER there was a more cogent, cut-to-the-chase, honest, devastating article about EXACTLY what is going on out there in this industry at the moment, well, your article has to be IT.
Honestly, I am stunned at how well you seized on the situation, and could not be more in accord with what you wrote.
I will try to open people's eyes with your excellent analysis. Take it from someone who has been in this industry since 1977. You are SPOT ON. Kudos to you.”
That's right. The person you'd least expect to confess that Stathis' analysis about gold was spot on, the top gold analyst at a huge gold company, went out of his way to tell Stathis that his analysis on the gold manipulation by guys like Williams and such was spot on!
Of course you can tell from the email that Nader clearly had no idea that Stathis is the leading expert on the economic collapse and one of the world's top investment minds. Maybe now, he realizes this.
Keep in mind that we don't get paid to warn people about the gold manipulation by the gold charlatans. We have done this as a public service. Remember that when you lose your ass on gold after not having had the benefit of coming across our research.
The reason why you didn't have a chance to access Stathis' views was due to the media and websites you have trusted for unbiased and accurate insight. The best way to defeat these con artists is to stop tuning in so their ad revenue will suffer.
Ask yourself this critical question. Who else would spend so much time and effort to try and prevent Main Street from losing their ass when it doesn't bring them any money for their efforts?
If you're not already aware, Mike Stathis is THE only financial professional on the side of Main Street.
We have no agendas and no bias and we CANNOT be bought off, unlike thousands of faux heroes, many of which are covered in our ENCYCLOPEDIA of Bozos, Hacks, Snake Oil Salesmen and Faux Heroes.
See here for this critical article which rips Williams a few thousand NEW ASSHOLES and blows the lid off of the manipulation of gold by the gold charlatans.
After you read that article, I'll guarantee you will have learned more about gold and related topics than you have learned after having read one hundred other articles that haven't been written by Stathis.
As the gold charlatans and their minions continue to scream "hyperinflation" and more bologna, the U.S. stock market continues to make new all-time highs while gold continues to collapse.
Remember, these are the same bozos that have scared their naive followers to stay out of the U.S. stock market, causing them to miss the greatest bull market rally since the Great Depression.
Quite simply, if you have listened to the so-called experts plastered all over the media you’ve lost a great deal of money.
Anyone who has paid close attention to the calls made by Peter Schiff will tell you that he has been wrong much more than he has been right.
You'll always find this same situation with guys who make regular appearance in the media because they are salesmen, not real analysts, strategists, fund managers or whatever else they call themselves.
Hopefully by now you realize that every so-called “expert” in the media is nothing more than a yapping billboard that should be utilized as a contrarian indicator.
In our February 2011 Commodities analysis we laid out three levels of correction we felt would ensue in the CRB Index, each level based upon how much the global economy would weaken.
During the same time period, Peter Schiff told the sheep who watch CNBC that commodities would soar.
[As many of you may already realize, the CRB Index is the standard for assessing the commodities market because it contains several commodities from each of the commodity categories.]
Now here is the chart we published in the February 2011 Intelligent Investor (excerpts of this report can be seen here).
[See the PDF attachment at the end of this article for an excerpt]
At the same time, we have remained bullish in the U.S. stock market since March 2009, and we have correctly predicted every major market sell off since then (including the 6400 Dow Jones lows).
So who was right? Schiff or Stathis?
By now you should realize that it's going to be a cold day in hell when Schiff is ever right over Stathis. Since that time, the stock market has soared and commodities have collapsed.
Since this bearish warning on commodities was published, we have been reminding readers of these three levels in every issue of the commodities forecasting report.
For example, the following charts (April 2013 and July 2013, respectively) show the collapse of the CRB Index since Mike forecast the collapse of commodities in February 2011.
As you can see, the CRB has already collapsed to the first level he discussed. Obviously, Mike's brilliant forecasting abilities have enabled us to provide remarkable trading guidance for the commodities covered in the Intelligent Investor (CRB Index, cotton, corn, wheat, soybeans, sugar, milk, rice, Brent crude, WTI crude, Henry Hub natural gas, gold and silver).
And we have been helping subscribers make profits with our monthly forecasts, which have been approximately 85% accurate on a monthly basis.
We have included excerpts of this forecast here.
So where is the CRB headed from here?
Where are gold and silver headed from here?
If you want to find out you will subscribe to the Intelligent Investor.
Regardless where the commodities are headed, we have a proven track record of accurate monthly forecasts that has enabled subscribers to lock in easy profits.
Of course commodities forecasting is only a small part of the research provided in each monthly issue of the Intelligent Investor.
We also include our famous market forecasting section, which covers the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq and the major market ETFs from China, India and Brazil.
We also include foreign currency forecasts (USD versus euro, yen, franc and real).
We also include securities analysis and trading guidance (approximately 15 securities).
Finally, we also include a global economic analysis.
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The fact is that Mike Stathis has risen to become one of the very top investment minds on earth. And his track record and insights continue to prove that on a daily basis. If you aren't aware of this, it means you simply don't know his track record.
Have you ever wondered why NO WEBSITE has EVER criticized Stathis' views on gold?
The answer is obvious. BECAUSE THEY CAN'T ARGUE WITH THE FACTS.
Have you ever wondered why you've never seen mention of Stathis or his amazing track record on any websites?
Again, the answer should be obvious. Most sites are doom and gloom and they sell advertisements that support the doom fantasies, so the last thing they would want to do is let people know about the leading expert in the world on the economic collapse; doing so would ruin their advertising income.
Don't you find it odd that the only person in the world to back his track record with a $100,000 claim isn't being mentioned anywhere?
The answer again is obvious. The internet is filled with deceitful opportunists who seek to make money by steering their audience into the trash bin, pumping gold and going along with the doomsday delusions crated by Peter Schiff, Alex Jones and the rest of the charlatans.
The fact is that unless you are receiving the insights and research provided by Mike Stathis, you're being screwed.
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