Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk, The Gold Chronicles December 2017
*Year in Review 2017
*Wealth Gap – Top 1/10th of 1 pct control more wealth than the bottom 90 pct
*Average incomes declining over close to 40 years
*Transcending partisan politics to understand how the system is inherently advantaged or disadvantaged for some and how it affects societal stability
*How societies deal with these kind of structural imbalances
*Financial system stability as a function of scale
*What institutional investors focusing on liquidity as a due diligence priority may be implying about the views forming on systemic stability
*Why the system still has not de-levered since the the 2008 GFC, and how risk it is even more concentrated today
*Fed policy update and implications for 2018
*Why avoiding a disorderly stock market decline is now being considered in Fed policy
*North Korea Update
*Secret US Weapons Programs: Waverider, Nap of the earth microwave systems
*Update on financial system lockdown, Ice-9, war on cash / war on gold
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