Three Things You Must Not Miss! It’s impossible to separate three of the most powerful drivers of the new gold and silver bull market.  They are joined at the hip and travel together. First is the dangerous trajectory...
It’s a dangerous time for traditional investments and established financial institutions.  The headline from an October 20 Wall Street Journal story tells the tale: Financial Markets Face Fresh Wave of Political Uncertainty: ‘There’s Literally Nowhere to...
With global tensions running high, we think it is important to remember the role geopolitical standoffs and the outbreak of hostilities play in driving gold prices higher.   When we say we’re keeping a sharp eye on the market, it includes...
The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee meets again at the end of the month.  This is the arm of the Fed that votes on, and sets, interest rate policies. In a healthy economy, prices of things (including interest rates, which are...
 "If the Entire System Collapses, Gold Will Be Needed to Start Over."De Nederlandsche Bank, Central Bank of the Netherlands If we said something like, “Gold is the perfect piggy bank – it's the anchor of trust for the financial system,”...
As last week ended, stocks jumped on reports that on-again, off-again trade deals were perhaps on-again.    We don’t know if the fact that he is besieged from within and without the White House has made...
Once or twice a year we check in to see what Jim Rogers says about things.  Rogers thinks the worst bear stock market of our lifetimes is headed out way. We sample Jim’s opinion for several reasons, not the least of...
A Black Swan is an unexpected event. The term was popularized in a 2007 book by author and market trader Nassim Nicholas Taleb called “The Black Swan:  The Impact of the Highly Improbable.” Before the discovery of Australia,...
Will Rogers offered this advice for making money.  “Take all your savings,” he said, “and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.” Rogers was a humorist...
Stocks Down, Gold Up! As September was winding down, we warned you about the risk of a coming sell-off in stocks, the seasonal danger known as the October Effect: “We believe the stock market is being floated on Fed policy and...