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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 Pentagon accounting Government debt that
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
Axel Merk, Merk Investments Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen will take over where her predecessor Ben Bernanke leaves off.
By: GE Christenson THE SETUP A century ago bankers created the plan for a U.S. central bank, bought enough votes to get it passed into law, encouraged deficit
In an interview with CNBC, former GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul endorsed the efforts of his son, Senator Rand Paul, to hold up the nomination of Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve Chairman until laws are passed requiring more transparency from the Fed. Senator Rand Paul has introduced legislation
By: GE Christenson To paraphrase William Shakespeare, “the debt ceiling drama is a tale told by idiots, full of sound and political fury, signifying nothing.” We now have a reprieve for three months – the 11th hour deal, complete with payoffs and the usual corruption, will keep the world safe for