Apr 18

Investors Ignore Frightful Geopolitics

When the former Soviet Union collapsed almost 25 years ago, most global strategic forecasters assumed that the U.S. would adapt…

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Apr 10

Chinese Checkers with Gold Prices

For decades many of us in the hard money world have speculated that cloak and dagger activity by large financial…

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Apr 4

Meet “Lowflation”: Deflation’s Scary Pal

In recent years a good part of the monetary debate has become a simple war of words, with much of…

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Mar 21

Debt and Taxes

The red flags contained in the national and global headlines that have come out thus far in 2014 should have…

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Mar 11

Putin Plays for Keeps in Crimea

For those investors who have grown used to the relatively minor geo-political crises of the past few years, the developing…

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Mar 8

Weather or Not?

Everyone agrees that the winter just now winding down (hopefully) has been brutal for most Americans. And while it's easy…

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Feb 21

WhatsApp With That?

Two pieces of business news announced this week provide a convenient frame through which to view our dysfunctional and distorted…

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Feb 11

Obama Spins Subsidies Both Ways

In our current age of spin and counter-spin, there is no contortion too great for a politician to attempt. On…

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Jan 27

Surviving Austerity

This article is taken from the Winter 2014 EPC Global Investor Newsletter. With the Standard & Poor's 500 Index having posted…

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Jan 22

The Deflation Menace

The article below was taken from the January edition of Euro Pacific Capital's Global Investor. Dedicated readers of The Wall Street…

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Jan 6

Too Big to Pop

Most economic observers are predicting that 2014 will be the year in which the United States finally shrugs off the…

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Dec 30

Bitcoin Takes on Gold

Ever since President Nixon broke the US dollar's last link to gold, the world has been set adrift on a…

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Dec 23

A Spoonful of Sugar

The press has framed Ben Bernanke's valedictory press conference last week in heroic terms. It's as if a veteran quarterback…

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Dec 13

They Bravely Chickened Out

Earlier this week Congress tried to show that it is capable of tackling our chronic and dangerous debt problems. Despite…

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Dec 9

Fed Creating More Financial Market Uncertainty

Although the U.S. stock market continues to hit new nominal highs on a nearly daily basis, the U.S. economy bumps…

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Nov 25

Ben’s Rocket to Nowhere

Herd mentality can be as frustrating as it is inexplicable. Once a crowd starts moving, momentum can be all that…

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Nov 15

Keep Your Eye on Bonds

Last month, Americans were transfixed by the amateur theatrics undertaken by the Washington political establishment in connection with the debt…

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Nov 9

Janet Yellen’s Mission Impossible

Most market watchers expect that Janet Yellen will grapple with two major tasks once she takes the helm at the…

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Oct 28

The Website is Fixable, Obamacare Isn’t

Since Obamacare made its debut, discussions have focused on Ted Cruz' efforts to defund the law and the shockingly bad…

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