Jun 19

The Euro Goes Negative

The European Central Bank's (ECB) decision to charge a negative interest on overnight deposits is not going to lead to…

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May 1

The Gold Price Is Fixed. So What?

We can't ignore it anymore - the markets are rigged. The LIBOR scandal broke almost two years ago, and the…

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Apr 3

The Stealth Rally: Gold Under the Radar

So far, 2014 has been a paradoxical year for gold. Many investors aren't even aware that it has rallied almost…

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Mar 7

Gold Scams Revisited

Before Bear Stearns and Lehman collapsed, the market for physical gold was limited to a relatively small group of investors…

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Feb 6

Dark Gold: Shedding Light on a Mysterious Market

Gold is the simplest of financial assets - you either own it or you don't. Yet, at the same time,…

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Jan 2

The Long and The Short of Gold Investing

There are two types of gold investors: those trying to make money on short-term market timing and those looking for…

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Nov 7

Gold: Hold It or Fold It?

It's starting to feel like we are part of a giant poker game against the US government, whose hand is…

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Oct 3

The Taper Fakeout

Anyone who bought the media buzz about a September reduction of QE - called the "taper" - was very surprised…

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Sep 3

Off To The Races

Summer is traditionally a slow season for precious metals, but this summer started with a rout. In the last week…

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Aug 9

Futures Markets Signal Gold Ready to Erupt

With gold recouping some losses in its most recent trading sessions, many are asking whether or not the bottom has…

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Aug 6

What Doesn’t Kill Gold Makes It Stronger

I've been emphasizing for months that the current correction in the gold price is a result of speculative money fleeing…

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Jul 18

Powerful Case for Silver

I am a well-known "gold bug" because of my strongly voiced opinion that gold has been one of the best…

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Jul 8

The Fiat-Free Festival

June marks the beginning of summer - a season of beach vacations, garden bounties, and general disinterest in the market.…

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May 2

The Great Gold Redemption

The most puzzling part of the investment business is seeing how the vast and largely economically illiterate masses interpret any…

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Apr 2

Cypriots In The Streets

The news of the month comes from the large Mediterranean island of Cyprus, where Keynesian economic planning left the economy…

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Mar 1

The Fed’s Tightening Pipe Dream

Testifying before the US Senate this past Tuesday, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke made an extraordinary claim about its bloated balance…

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Feb 4

The Bernanke Shock

The financial world was shocked this month by a demand from Germany's Bundesbank to repatriate a large portion of its…

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Jan 3

Treasury’s Last Pillar Crumbles

With the return of Shinzo Abe and his Liberal Democratic Party to power in Japan, the market for US Treasuries…

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Dec 10

Renewed Interest In Gold as a Financial Asset

You may be among those investors who had the opportunity, but did not seize it, to buy gold cheap in…

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