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A Smarter Way to Invest in Gold Stocks?

Frank Holmes, Michael Oliver and Ralph Fitch of Trimetals Mining all return as guests on this week's radio program. Frank talks about U.S. Global Investors’ launch of a novel gold share ETF that places special emphasis on firms showing the highest revenue per employee. This factor yields royalty and streaming companies, widely considered the ... [Read More]

With the Dollar Now in a Bear Market, Gold & Gold Shares Should Do Well

Michael Oliver (www.OliverMSA.com) has “focused on this situation for a few quarters now, not so much because it’s an optimal ‘tradable’ situation, but because if the major money units—the Dollar and the Euro especially—moved off dead center, then ... [Read More]

Oliver Suggests No Reason to Panic out of Gold and Gold Shares

The action since December’s major corrective low has been positive, in the sense that from momentum’s point of view it’s built a nice, flat structure around the zero line. Ripe structures usually imply intent. Meanwhile, price looks like it’s in a ... [Read More]

Are Gold and BitCoin Allies Against Fiat Currencies?

Interesting video from Reluctant Preppers - Interview with Andy Hoffman - " Gold & Bitcoin: Allies Against Fiat & Government Abuse" The "Uber" effect, automation of minimum wage jobs, purchase of bonds and stocks by Central banks,  the ... [Read More]

Brexit One Year Later, in Five Charts

One year ago today, British voters cast their ballots in favor of leaving the 28-member European Union, defying multiple opinion polls leading up to the Brexit referendum that said the “remain” camp would notch a narrow victory. In a pre-Brexit ... [Read More]

If We Want “Unity,” Government Must Become Weaker

By: Ryan McMakenLast week, a gunman opened fire on a group of Republican members of Congress. Letters sent by the gunman to his local newspaper suggest he was obsessed with Republican policies, and concluded that Donald Trump "Has Destroyed Our ... [Read More]

Summer Malaise Saps The Dow Jones Industrial Average

Technical analyst Dave Chojnacki of Street One Financial wraps up the trading week with an update on the important technical levels for the major U.S. averages, as the summer doldrums appear to be sapping all the volume out of the ... [Read More]

EUR/JPY Exchange Rate and Gold

We argued many times that the yellow metal behaves as a currency rather than as a commodity. Hence, macroeconomic factors and currency exchange rates affect the price of gold. In previous editions of the Market Overview, we analyzed the impact of the ... [Read More]

Our Lawless Central Bank

By: Ryan McMakenThe economic arguments against central banks are numerous to say the least. Through the writings of Lduwig von Mises and Murray Rothbard we have a wide variety of critiques that explain the many ways the central banks distort ... [Read More]

Are the World’s Billionaire Investors Actually Buying Gold?

Posted on 22 Jun 2017 by Ronan Manly at https://www.bullionstar.com/blogs/ronan-manly/worlds-billionaire-investors-actually-buying-gold/Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates The mainstream financial media regularly records the interest in gold ... [Read More]

Betting Against Bonds Might Finally Work Later This Year (TBT)

Since last week’s FOMC decision to raise target interest rates again, we have seen bond prices rally (yields fall), pulling bond ETFs such as TLT (iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond, Expense Ratio 0.15%) with them. TLT in fact traded at its ... [Read More]

Four Reasons Central Banks are Wrong to Fight Deflation

By: Jörg Guido HülsmannThe word “deflation” can be defined in various ways. According to the most widely accepted definition today, deflation is a sustained decrease of the price level. Older authors have often used the expression “deflation” to ... [Read More]

Will Our Grandchildren Work Only Four Hours Per Day?

By: Ryan McMakenChinese billionaire and Alibaba founder Jack Ma predicted this week that in 30 years, people will be working less than they do now. According to NBC: I think in the next 30 years, people only work four hours a day and maybe four days ... [Read More]

Beware of What You Wish For – Paul Ryan’s Tax ‘Reform’

Written by Daniel McAdams      Wednesday June 21, 2017 House Speaker Paul Ryan delivered his "major" policy speech this week on the need to pass Republican tax reform. He promised it would be passed this year. As Dr. Paul points out in ... [Read More]

ILANA MERCER: THE WAR ON TRUMP: The Big Picture for Conservatives, Libertarians & Liberals

"THE WAR ON TRUMP: The Big Picture for Conservatives, Libertarians & Liberals" is the current column, now on Daily Caller. It connects the atavistic dynamic undergirding two wars waged by the American establishment. An excerpt: Periodically, ... [Read More]

A Smarter Way to Invest in Gold Stocks?

Jay introduces the guests and sponsors for the day’s show and Michael Oliver says that his Momentum and Structural Analysis has turned decidedly bullish on gold. Ralph Fitch, CEO of Trimetals Mining, updates us on the multi-million ounce gold ... [Read More]

Money Supply Growth Fell to a 104-Month Low in May

By: Ryan McMakenLast month, the money supply growth rate in the United States fell to a 104-month low, rising by 5.91 percent. This is the lowest growth rate recorded since July 2008 when the growth rate was 5.24 percent.Given the imprecise nature of ... [Read More]

Strength in Mining Stocks and Its Implications

Yesterday’s session was not like the previous ones – in the previous days, the precious metals sector moved lower together and mining stocks were leading the way. Yesterday, gold and silver declined, but miners were barely affected. Does this ... [Read More]

Rebound after Correction

  Bitcoin is down from the all-time high but not really down significantly. In an article on CNBC, we read: Bitcoin quickly bounced back from the lows of June, amid improved sentiment about the future of the digital currency. Bitcoin ... [Read More]

Mike Maloney, “I’m Selling Some Bitcoin for Silver Bullion”

    Mike discusses his latest investment decision to sell Bitcoin and buy silver. Here's the silver round Mike bought. Also, be ... [Read More]

A Theory of Entrepreneurship and Institutional Uncertainty

By: Per Bylund, Matthew McCaffrey[Editor's Note: Bylud and McCaffrey have a new article in the Journal of Business Venturing. The executive summary is below and the full article is available online for a limited time.] HighlightsWe investigate the ... [Read More]

He’s Baaaaaaacccckkkk!

And a Marvelous Monday to you! Well, here I am in my new home for writing… I can’t begin to tell you dear reader, just how much I appreciate the opportunity to continue to write the Pfennig. And the people that are responsible for me being able to ... [Read More]