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Jay’s Weekly Summary

With gold declining for the fourth week in a row, it’s not surprising the misery index for junior gold exploration investors continued to climb this week. When in the world will this end? Believing that it will end soon, this past week I purchased some GDX October $23 calls @ $0.22 and some KL October $25 calls @ $1.05. Purchases were funded ... [Read More]

Valuing Gold In A World Awash With Dollars

Alasdair Macleod, Ivan Bebek and Michael Oliver are this week’s guests. History tells us that an ounce of gold has retained 100% of its purchasing power since the Roman Republic.  But what price of gold in US dollars should we expect when the ... [Read More]

Marc Faber is Back!

Marc Faber and Peter Tallman return on this week’s addition of the radio show. It’s unfortunate that "hate speech" arbitrarily defined and dictated by the left is suppressing free speech and the search for objective truth. "Thank ... [Read More]

Still Waiting After All These Years?

An investor who claims he has listened to my radio show for years expressed his irritation over my constant bullish views on gold. He is understandably unhappy about what he says is a 35% loss with his gold and silver stocks. He is unhappy about what ... [Read More]

The Mission of the Mises Institute, In One Paragraph

By: Jeff Deist The mission of the Mises Institute, as presaged by Ludwig von Mises in his 1962 review of Murray Rothbard's Man, Economy, and State:  If we want to avoid the destruction of Western civilization and the relapse into primitive ... [Read More]

Interview with Murray Rothbard on Man, Economy, and State, Mises, and the Future of the Austrian School

The following is an interview conducted in the Summer of 1990 with Murray Rothbard for the Austrian Economics Newsletter.  AEN: Any recent thoughts on hermeneutics? MNR: That’s a history-of-thought question, since hermeneutics has been crushed by ... [Read More]

Early Bird Price Discount To NYC Summit Expires Tomorrow

The discounted Early Bird price for Peak Prosperity's NYC Summit with David Stockman expires at the end of day tomorrow (Aug 15th). If you're planning on joining us but haven't registered yet, take a minute to do so now. Be sure to lock in this ... [Read More]

British Manufacturing Slumps as Bank of England Raises Interest Rates

On August 2nd, the Bank of England announced that its Monetary Policy Committee had unanimously voted to raise interest rates. This recent decision by Britain’s central bank saw its key ‘base rate’ of interest rise for only the second time since the ... [Read More]

Today’s Leading Mises Scholar on the Man and His Legacy

JEFF DEIST: You are German, but not from a big city in Germany. GUIDO HÜLSMANN: That’s correct, a small town. JD: Did your small-town upbringing influence your career and outlook? GH: I think so. The town where I went to high school in those years ... [Read More]

Big Banks: 2018 Gold Price Forecasts and Predictions

Alexander Trigaux, Editor, GoldSilver AUG 12, 2018 Here at GoldSilver we’re not huge fans of commercial banks. Deceptive practices, outrageous fees, viewing customers as prey instead of partners. But they do control enormous amounts of ... [Read More]

How Trade Wars Can Lead to Shooting Wars

Mike Maloney, GoldSilver AUG 14, 2018 Join Mike Maloney as he analyzes the massive unintended consequences caused by the current foray into trade wars and tariffs. You can watch Mike's previous warnings about these actions on this ... [Read More]

Is Solar Rising From The Ashes Again?

Recently, the Solar Energy sector has popped up on our watch-list of potential sectors to pay attention to.  Over the past few weeks, the Solar Energy sector has been under some pricing pressure and has retraced nearly 50% of the previous trend ... [Read More]

OK, Italy… You Had Better Cool Your Jets!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 14, 2018 * Gold gets whacked again! * Is Turkey the 90's version of the That baht? Good day, and a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, I was just checking the scores from last night's baseball games, and ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 8/14 – Google Saves Location History Even When Off, Deciphering The New Caspian Agreement

Vanguard Warns of Worsening Odds for the Economy and Markets Number of Dow Jones Shares Is Shrinking US reaps more than $1.4 billion from steel and aluminum tariffs, report finds Trump signs new defense policy bill that rebuilds military, boosts ... [Read More]

Trump vs. His Own Administration?

By: Ron Paul Are President Trump’s senior cabinet members working against him? It’s hard not to conclude that many of the more hawkish neocons that Trump has (mistakenly, in my view) appointed to top jobs are actively working to undermine the ... [Read More]

Does a Fall in Unemployment Lead to Stronger Economic Growth?

In July, the US unemployment rate fell 0.1% from the month before to 3.9%. The number of unemployed individuals fell by 284,000 to 6.280 million. Many commentators have expressed satisfaction with the decline in the unemployment rate. For them this ... [Read More]

Technocrats Rule: Democracy Is OK as Long as the People Rubberstamp Our Leadership

Technocrats rule the world, East and West alike.We are in a very peculiar ideological and political place in which Democracy (oh sainted Democracy) is a very good thing, unless the voters reject the technocrat class's leadership. Then the velvet ... [Read More]

Turkey Could Create A Larger Crisis Than Greece

The Turkish Lira collapse should have surprised no one. Yet, in this bubble-justifying market, it did. First and foremost, the lira decline has been ongoing for some time, and has nothing to do with the strength of the US dollar in 2018. The collapse ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 8/13 – Global Oil Supply Could Become “Very Challenging,” When Bots Teach Themselves To Cheat

How Capitalist Utopia Became Everyone Else’s Dystopia Fact-checking Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s media blitz When Bots Teach Themselves To Cheat South Africa risks 'Zimbabwe-style land chaos' Human Zombies Unaware Of The Real World Financial Advice for ... [Read More]

Oil And Energies On The Move Lower

If you have been following our analysis and research of the Crude Oil trend and the energy sector, you know we’ve been suggesting Crude would attempt a move lower and attempt to retest the $58~63 level.  It appears the breakdown in prices has ... [Read More]

Once Again He’s Baaaccckkkk!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 13, 2018 * The dollar bugs continue to dance in the streets! * But the U.S. economic data is weakening... Good Day... And a Marvelous Monday to you! What a very nice vacation I just finished up having! ... [Read More]

IMF Produces Another Bogus Venezuela Inflation Forecast

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has done it again. In an attempt to garner some press, the head of the IMF’s Western Hemisphere Department Alejandro Werner forecasted that Venezuela’s annual inflation rate will reach 1,000,000% by year’s end. ... [Read More]

Nonsense on Deflation

The Free Market 26, no. 11 (December 2008) We are now hearing ominous warnings about imminent deflation. Checking the welcome page at AOL this morning, I see that the lead item in the financial news section heralds “The Looming Threat of Deflation.” ... [Read More]