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Yikes! We Have to Look at This for the Next Four Years By: GE Christenson 1. Germany requested that the NY Federal Reserve return the gold that Germany shipped to the United States decades ago. If the gold were physically in the vaults, it would be relatively simple to ship the gold back to Germany. It has not been returned, which begs the question,
By: GE Christenson “Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana. 1. What mistakes from the past are we condemned to repeat? 2. Since unbacked paper currency systems have always
By: GE Christenson The year 2013 was a great year for the S&P and a terrible year for silver and gold investors. There are many indications that it is time for a reversal. If a market moves too far (up or down),
By: Vin Maru, TDV Golden Trader As everyone rings in the New Year with a toast and a cheer for a prosperous 2014, Wall Street started celebrating many months ago and is ringing in the New Year with a glass of Dom Pérignon.
By: GE Christenson The reality is relatively simple even though the appearance is complicated and confusing. What are we talking about? Wars that are hugely profitable for a few individuals and businesses Unauditable
By: Axel Merk Fed Chair Bernanke vehemently denies Fed “monetizes the debt,” but our research shows the Fed may be increasingly doing so. We explain why and what the implications may be for the dollar, gold
The basic law of supply and demand dictates the quantity of goods offered for sale. If prices are low and goods cannot be sold at a reasonable profit, producers will be unmotivated to increase production.
By: GE Christenson A mid 60s woman was chatting with two friends at a Starbucks. I overheard the conversation. It went something like this… “When my husband and I retired, our financial advisor said we had enough
By: GE Christenson The BIG Perspective: Examine the following “Point & Figure” chart from Ron Rosen. This type of chart plots price on the “y” axis while the “x” axis shows time but without uniform distance between years. The long term trend has been up since 1970 and 2001, while the
Let’s back away from the “smaller” questions like: Will the Fed taper or not? Is Obamacare a disaster or just a huge problem? Is the S&P 500 index due for a correction? Is the U.S. economy improving? Why is most of the rest of the world angry with the U.S.? If inflation is so low, why are