Sep 17

Hyperinflation Watch

September 16, 2012 – The US federal government spent $369 billion in August, but only received $179 billion in revenue.…

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Aug 7

The Fiat Currency Bubble Seals The Euro’s Fate

Money should always be separated from politics. Germany learned this lesson the hard way, and the Allies wanted to make…

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May 23

Preparing for the “Grexit”

The Grexit, or Greece’s exit from the euro, is becoming more likely, judging by how frequently it is mentioned these…

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May 12

Central Bankers Are Intellectually Bankrupt

Congressman Ron Paul says that “central bankers are intellectually bankrupt”.  This is actually the title of an excellent op-ed article…

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May 5

From Government to ‘Robberment’

Back in 2009 when the Greek crisis was just starting to make headlines, I wrote an article concluding that sovereign…

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Apr 15

Some Answers to Doug Casey’s Questions

April 13, 2012 – In the April edition of The Casey Report, Doug Casey tackles the matter of gold price…

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Mar 22

Mr. Bernanke Goes To College

March 21, 2012 – Earlier this week Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke gave a lecture to students at George Washington…

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Feb 26

No Reprieve for Greece from Debtor’s Prison

Greece remains in debtor’s prison.  That horrible fate was confirmed this past week with the ‘group-sentencing’ handed down by Brussels’…

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Dec 19

Hyperinflation Watch

More Deficits, More Debt December 19, 2011 – In the first two months of the current fiscal year that began on…

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Nov 24

The Myths and Reality of Gold Confiscation

There are a number of common misconceptions about the gold confiscation foisted on the American people by President Franklin Roosevelt…

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Oct 27

“Currency Wars”

It was my good fortune to receive an advance copy of Jim Rickard’s new book, “Currency Wars”.  It is a…

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Sep 20

The Swiss National Bank Gives Up

The Swiss National Bank finally gave up.  For months it tried standing alone against all of the bad monetary policies…

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Jul 12

Something More Important than the Debt Limit

July 11, 2011 - Discussions by policymakers to increase the US debt limit are in the eleventh hour.  Sadly, so…

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Jul 9

Gold Poised To Make New Record High

July 9, 2011 – Gold closed in New York this past week at $1,541.20, which is only $15.50 below its…

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Jun 14

Is the ECB Solvent?

June 14, 2011 - The solvency of the European Central Bank is being called into question by some brilliant…

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May 30

Gold and Silver Form Promising Bullish Divergences

May 30, 2011 - Bull markets do not move in a straight line, nor do the price of gold…

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Mar 28

Gold’s Hyperbolic Trajectory

March 28, 2011 – I am not a mathematician, but those knowledgeable about math have explained to me the…

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Feb 14

Silver is Approaching Stage Two of its Bull

February 14, 2011 – Back in April 2007, I wrote about the three stages that appear in every bull…

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Feb 12

Watch the Gold/Silver Ratio

February 12, 2011 – In precious metal bull markets, silver outperforms.  Its price climbs at a faster rate than…

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