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Jun 5, 2012: This Ain't The Bottom (But you can see it from here)
By David Bond, Editor
Wallace, Idaho - Bernard Baruch famously said: "Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. It can't be done except by liars." Good advice.
Jan 23, 2012: The No-Brainer
By David Bond. The Wallace Street Journal, Vancouver, B.C. -- The guys at Swiss Metal Assets should relax a bit. They make an easy sell difficult because they want you to know all of what they're ...
Jan 16, 2012: The War Against Us
By David Bond, Editor: A new Wallace Street Journal: Just when was it that the United Snakes of America declared war on the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, and why?
Dec 1, 2011: Justice at Last
The Look Like America bill, originally H.R. 1533, seemed a perfectly ordinary piece of feel-good legislation when proposed by Barack Osama Obama.
Nov 29, 2011: Mining and Swilling
By David Bond, Editor
Salt Lake City, - I may have to become a Mormon. Turns out the last international airport in the United Snakes that gives even a nod and a wink to the weak and sinful amongst us is SLC...
Nov 23, 2011: Keith Neumeyer: The Silver Market Lacks Integrity
By Ron Hera
The Hera Research Newsletter (HRN) is pleased to present an incredibly powerful interview with Keith Neumeyer, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of First Majestic Sil...
Nov 23, 2011: Germany's Bond-Auction Fail: Here's What It Means
By Mark Gongloff
Investors are fleeing the euro this morning like it's a mutant alligator that just crawled out of the sewer drain, pushing it down nearly 1% to $1.34, following an absolute fl...
Nov 23, 2011: Though CME Group Guarantees, There Are No Guarantees
By Gerald Celente
The Trends Journal has uncovered critical information that - in light of the MF Global bankruptcy - casts doubt on the fitness of CME Group to serve as a trustworthy derivati...
Nov 23, 2011: Are Parallels to the Great Depression Catching Up for Good?
By Simon Maierhofer
This article was originally published on October 25 under the headline 'Parallels to The Great Depression Suggest Higher Prices Followed by a Bust.' On October 27, the S&P ...
Nov 15, 2011: The Great Euro Putsch Rolls On As Two Democracies Fall
Europe's scorched-earth policies have begun in earnest. The inherent flaws of monetary union have created a crisis of such gravity that EU leaders now feel authorized to topple two elected governme...
Nov 14, 2011: An Unmitigated Disaster
By Theodore Butler
Oftentimes, the significance of truly historic events is not fully appreciated at the time they occur. I think we are at one of those times with the bankruptcy of MF Global.
Nov 14, 2011: Entrepreneurship With Fiat Property and Fiat Money
by Hans-Hermann Hoppe
Let me begin with a brief description of what a capitalist-entrepreneur does, and then explain how the job of the capitalist-entrepreneur is changed under statist conditi...
Nov 11, 2011: How the U.S. Will Become a 3rd World Country (Part 1)
By Ron Hera
The United States is increasingly similar to a 3rd world county in several ways and is accelerating towards 3rd world status. Economic data indicate a harsh reality that obviates ...
Nov 11, 2011: New gold bugs are young and restless
By Claudia Assis
The allure of gold is thousands of years old, but nowadays the precious metal has a youthful look.
Nov 7, 2011: In Invitation to a Hanging
With the regularity of sunrise, editorials raise alarums over the sorry state of schooling in America, wondering year after year why students are so abysmally ignorant. Why the puzzlement?
Nov 7, 2011: Taking Executive Orders Too Far
These are frustrating times for the President. Having been swept into office with a seemingly strong mandate, he enjoyed a Congress controlled by members of his own party for the first two years o...
Nov 4, 2011: Confessions of an Actual Man
By Fred Reed
Like a wolverine digging at a rabbit's hole, this column seeks truth, wherever it lies. (Of course, if truth lies, how can you trust it? These are deep waters.)
Nov 3, 2011: Economic Insights from a Lord of Finance
Of all the social memes related to the economic and investment landscape, none is more dominant than that there is a small cadre of powerful Wall Street money men who, working behind the scenes, ef...
Nov 1, 2011: A Thought Experiment
By Hugo Salis Price
Earlier this year I wrote a piece with the title "Dorothy's Silver Shoes", in which I proposed the re-monetization of the Constitutional silver currency of the US; there is...
Oct 17, 2011: Casey Research Summit Special Report: Surviving the Death of Money
When the currency system as we know it dies, some people will become very wealthy. In this special report from the Casey Research/Sprott Inc. Summit "When Money Dies,"
Oct 17, 2011: A Conversation with Hant
By Fred Reed
A Theory of Economics from the Grass Roots
Oct 17, 2011: N. Idaho couple battle 'overzealous' EPA
Washington, D.C. - A Priest Lake couple is headed for the U.S. Supreme Court over a land use dispute with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that should have never occurred, according to Mem...
Oct 10, 2011: A Dangerous Precedent
According to the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution, Americans are never to be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law. The Constitution is not some aspirational state...
Oct 6, 2011: Not worth a Continental
by Richard (Rick) Mills
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information
Oct 6, 2011: A Fatal Self-Absorption
By Fred Reed
If I were to speechify to a conclave of Tea Partyers, "America is the free-est...the most democratic...the best educated and most dynamic country the world has ever known
Oct 6, 2011: A Message to Occupy Wall Street
By Jeff Berwick
I completely understand your anger and commend you for having the courage to do something about it.
Oct 5, 2011: Lede Story: The Destiny of Mankind Hinges Upon Gold
I must have read fifty accounts, in the FT and others of that ilk, about what went wrong with the Euro. I have yet to read one that comes out with the plain, unvarnished truth. The whole bloody Est...
Oct 5, 2011: On the Threshold of the Greatest Bubble in History
It may not feel like it after a 12% correction in the past 30 days, but Mike Maloney - founder of - is convinced that we're in a gold bull market that will be life changing for those...
Oct 5, 2011: Social Security Disaster
Politicians who are principled enough to point out the fraud of Social Security, referring to it as a lie and Ponzi scheme, are under siege.
Sep 26, 2011: How Long Might It Take to Get Rich from Gold Stocks?
Let's just admit it: we're invested in gold stocks not just to make money, but for the chance to change our lifestyles.
Sep 26, 2011: Helping the DEA: Gratitude Certain
I see that I may have to take over drug policy for the United States.
Sep 26, 2011: Mindless Marxist Minions
The Democrat left's mindless, moronic, Marxist minions were marching in Manhattan this weekend.
Sep 14, 2011: The Coming Currency Crisis
By Bud Conrad
Poor Ben Bernanke. The greatest financial train wreck in history is going to happen on his watch, and it will be mostly his predecessor's doing.
Sep 14, 2011: A Culture in Regression
By Fred Reed
We Don't Need No Steenking Books
Aug 25, 2011: Exiting the Eye of the Storm
By Doug Casey
L: So, Doug: London has suffered more damage from recent rioting than from anything else since the Blitzkrieg; the stock market had its most volatile week in years; gold shot wel...
Aug 25, 2011: Stupid, Stupider, Stupidest
By Fred Reed
Reflections on Social Policy
Aug 25, 2011: Gold Pullback Is Time to Sell? Or Buy?
By Ed Bugos
had one of those days. You know how sometimes you're just humming along in your car in the zone... green lights at every intersection... slow-pokes in front of you moving to the s...
Aug 19, 2011: The Zen of Resource Speculation
By Louis James
Whenever gold and silver hit a correction, those are the times that try men's souls. But they are also a classic case of making volatility our friend.
Aug 18, 2011: On the Verge of a Gold Stock Explosion
By Jeff Berwick
It's probably the #1 question on gold stock investors' minds. Are we on the verge of a repeat of the 2008 wipe-out.
Aug 18, 2011: The Other BOB: The Bugout Bank, by Ron A.
By James Wesley
There's another Bug Out Bag (BOB) in the prepper family that you need to meet. It's the Bug Out Bank, something that should be an addition to everyone's G.O.O.D. plan.
Aug 18, 2011: Gold and Fiat Currency: Forty Years Later
By Nick Barisheff
Today, Monday, August 15, 2011, marks the 40th anniversary of the US default on the dollar's convertibility into gold.
Aug 16, 2011: A Buy Signal for Hecla
By David Bond, Editor
Wallace, Idaho -- "I've been wanting to say this since I started the show: to heck with Hecla Mining ... I don't like the silver miners. I have a hard enough time buying ...
Aug 15, 2011: Lede Story - Today Marks 40th Anniversary of the Dollar's Divorce from Gold
Writing in the New York Times, [John Brooks] voiced a "suspicion that the president and his advisors, in making their Draconian move, did not understand what theywere doing."
Aug 15, 2011: Around and About: One Man's Angle on Mexico
By Fred Reed
You need to know about Braco the Bar Dog. You may not think you need to know about him. Ha! This column shares the spirit of federal authoritarianism burgeoning up north.
Aug 15, 2011: Dead 40 Years Ago, the Gold Standard Is Back
By Tom Taulli
In the aftermath of World War II, international finances were tied to the US dollar, which was backed by gold. It was known as the Bretton Woods system and it helped stabilize ...
Aug 15, 2011: Something You Can Do
By Michael Oberndorf
Golly whiskers, folks, sure got quiet all of a sudden. Could it be linked to the fact that the Fraud-in-the-White-House is taking another extravagant vacation, at taxpay...
Aug 11, 2011: Not Good: Dismal Racial Premonitions
By Fred Reed
Like everyone else, I suppose, I've been watching the racial riots that have erupted across England.
Aug 10, 2011: When Buying Gold Becomes a Life-or-Death Question
By Jeff Clark
I was recently asked in an interview if I thought gold was going to $5,000 an ounce. "No," I said bluntly. "I think it's going higher."
Aug 10, 2011: Dorothy's silver shoes or the re-monetization of the silver currency of the United States of America
By Hugo Salinas Price
Why not re-monetize the silver dollar? Re-monetization could put the silver dollar and its subsidiary silver coinage into circulation in parallel with FRNs - "Federal Res...
Aug 10, 2011: Advanced Q&A on Gold/Silver Manipulation
By Bix Weir
The following questions were submitted by subscribers to the Road to Roota Letters. These questions display the vast, in-depth knowledge of gold/silver conspiracy believers as to t...
Aug 10, 2011: Ignorance, Stupidity or Connivance?
By Walter E. Williams
President Barack Obama has called for a luxury tax on corporate jets as a means to generate revenue to fight federal deficits. The president's economic advisers ought to ...
Aug 10, 2011: 10 Reasons Why Gold Is The Gut Reaction And Why Silver Is The Smart Decision
By Silver Shield
We are at the beginning of a major shift out of paper assets into real assets. Those that are starting to come to this revelation have no real understanding what they are doin...
Aug 8, 2011: Gold Massively Underinvested - Silver Data Overwhelming
By Eric Sprott
Why is the Gold Anti-Trust Association (GATA) scorned by much of the mainstream financial and gold analytical community?
Aug 8, 2011: When Risk-Free Becomes Risk-Certain
The Dollar Vigilante
Late Friday evening, Standard and Poor's was the first US credit ratings agency to actually whisper that, possibly, the emperor has no clothes.
Aug 2, 2011: Slouching Toward Guatamala
by Fred Reed
Reflections on the Impossibility of Government
Aug 2, 2011: The Buzz Around Gold Is Growing Louder
By Jeff Clark
I outlined last week the increasingly bullish consensus among analysts about gold stocks. The same pattern exists with gold itself; growing numbers of analysts have either joine...
Jul 29, 2011: A Thousand Pictures Is Worth One Word
By Jeff Clark
In spite of constant headlines about debts and deficits, most Americans don't really believe the U.S. dollar will collapse.
Jul 29, 2011: With Malice Aforethought
By Michael "All who wander are not lost" Oberndorf
The mind boggles. In March, 2006, the Liar in Chief, then a do-nothing Senator from Illinois said this: "The fact that we are here today to d...
Jul 29, 2011: Choppy Market Action Continues
Just like the mess politicians are making with the debt ceiling debate, the stock market continues to trade in a choppy fashion for 2011.
Jul 25, 2011: The Pesky Neighbor and the Debt Ceiling
By Ron Paul
Imagine you had a pesky neighbor who somehow took out a mortgage on his house in your name and by some legal trickery you were obligated to pay for it.
Jul 25, 2011: Bail: Eye-balling the Fifth Century
By Fred Reed
When a country works reasonably well - when the schools teach algebra and not governmentally mandated Appropriate Values, when the police are scarce and courteous, when government i...
Jul 25, 2011: 16 Trillion Reasons Why Everyone In Washington, Including The President, Should Be Heading To Prison
By Gary P. Jackson
When I first learned of this, late Thursday, I was so angered I couldn't even put it into words. Even now I'm really doing all I can to measure and moderate my tone. One thing...
Jul 21, 2011: Is the Silver Market Free and Fair?
By Chris Martenson
"I have little doubt that most of the silver that is on the SLV's website with a bar number is there somewhere. But what I am really concerned about is if it is hypothecated o...
Jul 21, 2011: Heirs Lose Fight With Gov't To Keep Rare Gold Coins
By Maryclaire Dane
A jury has decided that a set of rare gold coins found in a bank deposit box rightfully belongs to the U.S. government.
Jul 21, 2011: Good News on Taxes
By Gary North
To cheer your day - maybe your year - click through to this chart on tax revenues.
Jul 20, 2011: Gold Is Truth, Unchained CPI Leads To A Dog-Food Diet
While standing in line at the Dollar rental car lounge near LAX on Monday morning, I saw these two headlines run back to back on a TV monitor: "Government Debt Ceiling Debate to Rage for Two More W...
Jul 20, 2011: Selling Gold? Go Ahead But Don't Take Profits!
Gold priced too high? Don't mistake selling it for just taking a profit ... dollars, Euros, sterling or yen are not the right option - they no longer represent a stable store of value.
Jul 20, 2011: Americans Are More Courageous Than Their President
Amidst this debt ceiling debate, this president and his Democrat minions' arguments have descended from straw men to bogeymen in their attempts to scare Americans.
Jul 19, 2011: Portfolio Diversification Myths: Why Pension Funds Need To Rethink Their Strategies
By Nick Barisheff
Pension funds across North America are facing record shortfalls. Research shows that 33% of Canadian pension funds are struggling to meet liabilities (Figure 1); the Ontario T...
Jul 19, 2011: Savvy Investors Survive Fed's Remorseless Abuse
By Martin Sosnoff
We are all victims of Ben Bernanke, particularly the poor and middle class.
Jul 18, 2011: China Gets Picky
By Marin Katusa
It turns out that China is not willing to pay whatever it has to for energy and metal resources.
Jul 18, 2011: The Banksters and American Foreign Policy
Justin Raimondo
Everyone agrees the United States is in a crisis of momentous importance: we're approaching bankruptcy, millions are out of work, and the emotional leitmotif of our culture can b...
Jul 15, 2011: The Greater Depression Is Upon Us
By David Galland
The phrase "Greater Depression" was coined by Doug Casey a decade or so back as a way of describing the economic crisis he foresaw as inevitable, and which is now materializing.
Jul 15, 2011: It Ain't Money If I Can't Print It!
By Peter Schiff
I have been forecasting with near certainty that QE2 would not be the end of the Fed's money-printing program.
Jul 13, 2011: Eurozone Hits the Fan: Gold Price Surging; Silver Begins To Make a Move
The Eurozone crisis gos from bad to worse and QE3 looks to be on the horizon in the U.S. again. Gold and silver have moved up sharply and this path could well continue as bad news proliferates.
Jul 13, 2011: Dietary Supplements Face Overkill While FDA-Approved Drugs Have a License To Kill
By Bill Sardi
It's the middle of summer on a holiday weekend, late on Friday afternoon, and the American public is readying themselves for another 4th of July celebration.
Jul 8, 2011: Confronted and Owned: Anti-Marijuana Zealot Bill Bennett
By Paul Armentano
It is hardly surprising that former drug czar William Bennett would, in his op-ed, oppose any changes to America's criminalization of marijuana
Jul 8, 2011: Green, You're a Hog
By Bob Beauprez
The environmental left has been relentless with their efforts to shape public policy and opinion in favor of renewable energy sources while waging all out war on the oil, natural...
Jul 6, 2011: Whistleblower Maguire - This Will Destroy Gold & Silver Shorts
This morning London whistleblower Andrew Maguire told King World News that the launch of the new gold and silver exchange in China will destroy the remaining gold and silver shorts.
Jul 6, 2011: Extortion, Private and Public: The Case of Chiquita Banana
By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.
Lefties have protested against Chiquita Banana for so long that most activists probably forget why they are supposed to hate the company.
Jul 1, 2011: Caveat Venditor!
By: Eric Sprott & Andrew Morris
The recent bear raid on silver has left many concerned about the sustainability of its historic run.
Jul 1, 2011: Beware of Greeks in austerity! Gold looks worth hanging on to for now
By Lawrence Williams
Gold has been flat to weak now the initial worries about imminent Greek default, and a possible knock-on effect which could have drastic consequences on global financial mar...
Jul 1, 2011: Why Greece Should Default and Go Broke With Dignity
By Bill Bonner
First, the market news.
Yesterday, stocks went up. Gold went up. And bonds went down.
Jul 1, 2011: White Males
Cutting the Rope that Supports You
By Fred Reed
One constantly hears tedious squalling by the affirmative-action classes - chiefly blacks, women, and to a limited extent Hispanics - aobut evil white males, whom they want to evict...
Jun 30, 2011: The Screaming Fundamentals for Owning Gold and Silver
By Chris Martenson
This report lays out an investment thesis for gold and one for silver. Various factors lead me to conclude that gold is one investment that you can park for the next ten or t...
Jun 30, 2011: Frightening COMEX Silver Volume In May Massively Distorts Silver Price
By Bix Weir
By all accounts the price volatility in silver for the month of May 2011 was shocking. Silver went into a FREE FALL from near $50/oz to $35/oz in a matter of days.
Jun 29, 2011: Rick Mills: Cash In, Not Out on $1,500 Gold
By Brian Sylvester
Some pundits are yelling for investors to take profits in junior resource stocks now.
Jun 29, 2011: Obama's Bizarre Sale of Emergency Oil Reserves
By Jeff Berwick
On Thursday, June 23rd, Barack Obama announced that he was releasing 30 million barrels of oil over the next month, the largest-ever U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve release.
Jun 29, 2011: Lamb: What Happened to Freedom?
By Henry Lamb
When Constitutional scholar Barack Hussein Obama, and the assortment of legal advisors that surround him, decided that the commerce clause authorized the federal government to forc...
Jun 29, 2011: Who Cares About Your Bet, If The Casino Is Demolished?!
By Silver Shield
For the past 6 months I have been building the case for you to sell every single paper asset you have and buy real assets.
Jun 27, 2011: The Case For Silver Spoons, by F.J.B.
By James Wesley
Most folks today would agree that we live in troubled times. At any moment, a single event could change the balance of our society for the worse, taking us back to what some migh...
Jun 27, 2011: Marc Faber on 21st Century Investing, Why It's Too Late for the Dollar and Why Emerging Markets Look Good
By Anthony Wile
The Daily Bell is pleased to present an exclusive interview with Dr. Marc Faber.
Jun 22, 2011: If the Dollar Goes, What Happens to Your Portfolio?
By Jeff Clark
Have you considered what will happen to your portfolio - and all the other areas of your life - if the dollar fails? The ramifications will be widespread, painful, and inescapable ...
Jun 22, 2011: Austerity is Good
By Gary North
Have you noticed the media reports on the intolerable nature of austerity in Greece? Have you read anything that praises this austerity and calls for more? You're about to.
Jun 21, 2011: An Option Trade to Profit From Silver's Down Side
By Ian Wyatt
With weak economic data and ongoing risks from the Euro zone, fear among market participants has increased dramatically over the past few weeks.
Jun 21, 2011: White Trash and the American Experience: A People Seldom Seen
By Fred Reed
Tell you what: them as has interest in Americana would like this documentary. If you want an expedition into the bottom layers of the American social experiment, down where even cat...
Jun 17, 2011: Slow Economic Growth and Other Costs of Avoiding Disaster
By Bill Bonner
More Disasters, Please!
Jun 13, 2011: The Logical Irresponsibility Behind Bernanke's Cheap Money Policy
By Ben Traynor
With the machinations of the U.S. Fed such a key driver of gold and silver prices we look at the logic behind its cheap money policy and ask the question, "Does Ben Bernanke want ...
Jun 13, 2011: The Neo-Fredwinian Synthesis: Trouble at the Mind-Matter Interface
By Fred Reed
This will bore most people to the point of throwing themselves from a high bridge. I can't help it. The Devil made me do it.
Jun 3, 2011: Can You Pass the 2011 Silver Quiz?
By Jeff Clark
CPM Group recently released their 2011 Silver Yearbook, one of the industry's most comprehensive sources of information on the silver market.
Jun 3, 2011: Fess Up, Fed
Ron Paul
Today's hearing deals with one of the most pressing issues this subcommittee will face during this Congress, the issue of Federal Reserve transparency.
Jun 2, 2011: Where Will You Be When Reality Hits?
By Silver Shield
Below is a huge chart showing the Registered CRIMEX Silver Inventory since 1996. The amount of silver that the CRIMEX has available for delivery for its paper contracts has neve...
Jun 2, 2011: After the Dollar: What Comes Next?
By Peter Schiff
My readers are familiar with my forecast that the US dollar is in terminal decline.
Jun 1, 2011: How "Social Proof" Helps Smart Investors
By David Galland for The Casey Report
As a young man in a foreign land, my curiosity was piqued by the crowd standing five or six deep in a circle. On pushing my way forward, the focus of the cr...
Jun 1, 2011: The Canadian Dollar is No Haven from a U.S. Dollar Collapse
We spend a lot of time here a The Dollar Vigilante chastising Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve and preparing our subscribers for a collapse of the U.S. dollar - something which has been paying ...
Jun 1, 2011: Don't Hold Your Breath
By Silver Shield
Financial sanity is returning to the world. The silver bubble has burst. The debt ceiling won't be raised. The government is going to make trillian dollar cuts in spending.
Jun 1, 2011: Central Banking: Success Through Failure
By Gary North
Western Europe has invented two institutions that have taken over the world: the university and the central bank.
Jun 1, 2011: Judge, Jury, and Economist: The Keynesians vs. the Entrepreneurs
By Kevin D. Williamson
A wicked joke attributed to George Stigler goes: "All great economists are tall - the only exceptions are Milton Friedman and John Kenneth Galbraith."
Jun 1, 2011: A Polity of Castrati: Soprano Nation
By Fred Reed
"All of the world's problems are products of the male ego," said a swaggering bulldagger she-cop in Law and Order the other night. Average gringa. Actually, only some of the world's...
Jun 1, 2011: Trigger Points
By Gary North
When would a wise Jew have begun making plans to leave Germany? 1933? 1934? 1938? 1939?
Jun 1, 2011: Of Silver, Rock Stars, Wheelchairs and Wine
By David Bond, Editor
Wallace, Idaho - There is something magical about meeting Gordon Holmes, even if it's just over the telephone. His story is a life's story, and also a life-giving story.
May 27, 2011: Why Gold Is Going Higher
By David Galland
While there are many reasons that gold and silver are going to keep moving higher as the fiat currencies trend lower, at our recent Casey Research Summit in Boca Raton, faculty ...
May 27, 2011: An interview with GATA Chairman Bill Murphy
By Gold Research Videos
In this video, Bill Murphy, chairman of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA), discusses why GATA was formed and some of its recent activities.
May 26, 2011: The Conquest of the US by Spain
By Ralph Raico
The year 1898 was a landmark in American history. It was the year America went to war with Spain our first engagement with a foreign enemy in the dawning age of modern warfare.
May 26, 2011: A Video Interview from Acapulco with Stefan Molyneux of Freedomain Radio
I was really honored and pleased to be invited to spend nearly an hour today talking with Stefan Molyneux who is the host of Freedomain Radio and one of the brightest minds in free-market philosophy.
May 24, 2011: Buying Silver at 10% Off
By Kevin Brekke
Inflation has certainly been all over the headlines lately. As the cost of basic materials and commodities has pretty much risen across the board, it was just a matter of time un...
May 24, 2011: The "Road To Recovery" Is A Dead End
By Lars Schall
The high profile financial analyst and investment manager Marshall Auerback explains in this exclusive interview his views on: the IMF; the ongoing financial crisis; the commoditi...
May 24, 2011: End Of A Currency, End Of An Empire
By Silver Shield
Here is a chart showing the Roman Empire's decline in honest money and it's global power.
May 24, 2011: On Patriotism
By Fred Reed
Examining the Firmware of War
May 20, 2011: Continuing Dollar Rally May Temporarily Depress Gold, Silver and Commodity Prices - Maund
By Brian Sylvester
The Fed is doing all it can to get investors out of commodities and into Treasuries before it unleashes QE3, and with it a new round of inflationary pressure. Interview with T...
May 20, 2011: After Pinocchio-On-The-Potomac We Need To Vet All Candidates
By Michael Oberndorf
Whether the voters like it or not, and whether they care or not, politicians have declared that the coffee break is over and the campaign for the presidential election, to b...
May 19, 2011: "Silver Price: The Least You Should Worry About"
By Jeff Clark
I heard some disturbing reports about silver supply last month that I felt every investor should know. And while precious metals are currently in correction mode, the long-term con...
May 19, 2011: Silver Crash Not A Correction But A "Drive-By-Shooting" And "Criminal Act"
By Lawrence Williams
Report on a round table discussion on silver by a group of top specialist silver analysts which puts forward a hugely bullish case for investment in the precious metal.
May 19, 2011: Washington's Tub-Thumping Fools No One
By John Embry
The theatre of the absurd continues in the gold and silver markets as the end game looms.
May 19, 2011: Raising the Roof on Debt
By Peter Schiff
Today the U.S. government officially borrowed beyond its $14.29 trillion statutory debt limit. And even though the Obama administration has assured us that accounting gimmickry w...
May 17, 2011: The Gold-Silver Ratio - Another Look
By Andrey Dashkov
The gold-silver ratio (GSR) measures how many ounces of silver one can purchase for an ounce of gold, on a certain date.
May 17, 2011: The Inexpressibly, Unthinkably Obvious
By Fred Reed
I have just read Jared Taylor's new book, White Identity (see right-hand column if interested).
May 13, 2011: The Fall of the U.S. Empire and the Breakup of the Geopolitical Matrix
Interview with Richard Maybury
With everything going on in the world today, we thought it a good time to catch up with the views of longtime friend Richard Maybury, a low-key but highly respecte...
May 13, 2011: A 1980 Copy of Playboy Predicts the Future for Silver
By Murray Dawes
Last night I lay back on my couch and had a couple of glasses of red, while reading an article from 1980 about the Hunt brothers and the events that surrounded the last spike in ...
May 13, 2011: Silver Action a Reminder of the Risks of the Paper Market
Gold and silver are strange things. They have been used for centuries as money and only in the last 40 years have they been shoved aside by the financial communists - yet they still exist as a fre...
May 13, 2011: Silver's New Trading Range
Silver's destiny with its 200-day moving average appears to be sealed this week as a brief bounce earlier in the week failed at the 50-day moving average.
May 13, 2011: So You Thought the Sovereign Debt Crisis Was Over?
By Martin A. Armstrong
As they say, you ain't seen nothin' yet! Why anyone is surprised that Greece is still in trouble is beyond me.
May 13, 2011: In 6 Days, JP Morgue Has 41% More Physical Silver
By Silver Shield
It has been 6 days since I last looked at the CRIMEX warehouses to see where the inventory of silver is. Despite the massive sell off in the paper, there is 1.5 million LESS oun...
May 12, 2011: Dollar in Graver Danger than the Euro
By Axel Merk
Imagine a country that spends and prints trillions to patch up any problem. Now imagine another country where there is no central Treasury, meaning that bail-outs are less easy, and...
May 12, 2011: Secession: An Answer to the Sovereign Debt Crisis
By Ron Holland
Get ready as secession is coming soon to a failed union near you. Over the weekend, the news has been full of reports about Scotland getting ready to vote on independence from the...
May 11, 2011: A Word on Corrections
By David Galland
Today I'd like to share a couple of thoughts on the matter of the correction in commodities about which we have been so vocally warning, and which has now occurred.
May 11, 2011: Can You Be Prosecuted for Using Gold or Silver?
By Bill Rounds
The Liberty Dollar case has had a huge impact on the world of gold and silver trading, investing, ownership and use. I covered a lot of ground in Part I and Part II, but there is ...
May 11, 2011: "We're Nowhere Near a Top in Gold!"
Interview with Jim Sinclair
With gold and silver still recovering, today King World News interviewed the legendary Jim Sinclair. When asked about the volatility in gold and silver Sinclair repl...
May 11, 2011: Americans Are Living In 1984
By Paul Craig Roberts
"Information Clearing House" -- The White House's "death of bin Laden" story has come apart at the seams. Will it make any difference that before 48 hours had passed the st...
May 10, 2011: COMEX Drops Napalm Bomb on Silver, What Next for the Precious Metals?
By David Banister
What was I thinking trying to forecast a normal "wave 4" correction in Silver without the required insider information that the COMEX was going to raise margin/equity requireme...
May 10, 2011: Anatomy of Silver Manipulation - How Low Can It Go?
By Avery Goodman
As we warned our readers on May 1, 2011, when silver had clawed its way back to about $48 per ounce: "We expect another massive price attack in the next few days."
May 9, 2011: When a Gold Necklace Isn't Jewelry
By Doug Casey
When it comes to supply and demand, what you've been told about gold jewelry is wrong. That's a strong statement, but I've got a firsthand account to back it up.
May 9, 2011: Bob: Osama bin Laden is Now Dead
By Collin Sloan
Nearly ten years after 9/11, Osama bin Laden is finally dead! So then, how is it that Bob Moriarty published an article on November 13, 2008 titled Osama bin Laden is Dead? I ...
May 9, 2011: Nixonomics at the New York Times
By Gary North
On August 15, 1971, a Sunday, President Nixon unilaterally suspended the last traces of the gold standard. He "closed the gold window" on his own authority. From that time on, no g...
May 9, 2011: First Fear, Then Anger
By Theodore Butler
The historic decline this week in silver creates strong emotion. Watching great amounts of wealth disappear, quite literally in minutes amid disorderly trading conditions is a...
May 9, 2011: The Case for the Gold Standard
By David Stockman
It took 200 years to build and perfect the classic gold standard system; then it was destroyed in about seven weeks when the Guns of August 1914 thundered across Europe; and no...
May 5, 2011: GEAB N54 is available! Global Systemic Crisis: Autumn 2011 - Budget/T-Bonds/Dollar, the three US crises which will cause the Very Serious Breakdown of the global economic, financial and monetary system
The 15 September 2010, GEAB N47 issue was headed "Spring 2011: Welcome to the United States of Austerity / Towards the very serious breakdown of the world economic and financial system."
May 5, 2011: Fed Up With the Fed?
When people in Washington start creating fancy new phrases, instead of using plain English, you know they are doing something they don't want us to understand.
May 4, 2011: NUTS to all of you 'top pickers!'
By Peter Degraaf
"What is the meaning of a gold standard and a redeemable currency? It represents integrity. It insures the people's control over the government's use of the public purse."
May 4, 2011: The Slow Death of the New York Times
By Gary North
What's black and white and red all over? Answer: the balance sheet of the New York Times.
May 2, 2011: Doug Casey: Precious Metals vs. the USD
By Doug Casey
One sure upshot of the quantitative easing money flooding the stock market will be further distortions, chaos and unpredictability that make the value-investing proposition difficu...
May 2, 2011: Why Precious Metal Miners Currently Offer the Best Values in the Market
By Danny Furman
Today, investors are hard pressed to find assets that offer attractive valuations and growth prospects.
Apr 29, 2011: State Dept. wants to make it harder to get a passport
By Edward Hasbrouck
If you don't want it to get even harder for a U.S. citizen to get a passport - now required for travel even to Canada or Mexico - you only have until Monday to let the State Department know
Apr 29, 2011: Silver: Runaway Move, Correction, Or Crash?
Silver attempted to take out 50 on Monday of this week and instead had a big reversal day as it temporarily ran out of gas.
Apr 29, 2011: Will Silver Go Above $50 … and Stay There?
By Peter Guest
Silver jumped 6 percent Thursday on the back of dollar weakness after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's dovish remarks Wednesday, but some analysts doubt the price can hit and stay above the ...
Apr 28, 2011: Advantages of Silver Over Gold
By Howard Ruff
The average person can’t afford to buy gold, so it is most suitable for wealthy people for investment and central banks.
Apr 28, 2011: Bernanke Is Lying; Bet Against the Fed and the Dollar: Peter Schiff
By Matt Nesto
GDP is falling, unemployment is rising, inflation is up and the dollar is down -- and Ben Bernanke is talking his way through it in a way that history has not previously allowed.
Apr 26, 2011: APMEX Implications
By Silver Shield
Many of you have received an email from APMEX yesterday about buying gold and silver over spot price.
Apr 26, 2011: Your Silver Pacifier
By Bix Weir
There is massive fear in the silver market. Every time the price of silver moves down a tick the sweat begins to bead up on the brows of silver investors and the dark FEAR of investi...
Apr 26, 2011: Getting A Crash Course On Mining ... And Ethics
By Andie Tessler
Perhaps it is too lofty a goal to want to bring nobility back to the profession of journalism, but if we cannot manage noble, let us at the very least be human.
Apr 25, 2011: The Judas Media
By Michael Oberndorf, RPA
The badly misnomered "mainstream" media have been outdoing themselves lately in their efforts to bring down capitalist America, as the propaganda machine of the neo-fascist left.
Apr 25, 2011: Opportunities & Peril in the Gold-Food-Oil-QE Connection
By Deepcaster
Things are certainly speeding up, and it is my conclusion that we are not more than a year away from the next major financial and economic disruption...
Apr 25, 2011: Bad Time in Baltimore
By Fred Reed
I found on the Drudge Report yesterday a cell-phone video of yet another attack against whites by feral blacks in the cities, in this case Baltimore, where in a McDonald's two black females kicked ...
Apr 21, 2011: $5,000 Gold and $300 Silver are Credible Numbers
By James West
Q: What do CNBC, George Soros, Warren Buffet and every other mainstream investment commentator on the price of gold have in common for the last ten years?
Apr 21, 2011: Silver Spikes And Corrections
By Eric Sprott
Silver continues its powerful and relentless move higher. From August 2010 until now this is the biggest rally during this silver bull market that started early last decade.
Apr 21, 2011: Jim Rogers says all parabolic moves end badly, gold & silver not yet in a bubble
Author: BI-ME staff
INTERNATIONAL. Legendary global investor and chairman of Singapore-based Rogers Holdings, Jim Rogers warned that if silver continues to go up like it has been over the past 2...
Apr 21, 2011: Is It Time To Swap Your Physical Silver for Gold?
By Patrick A. Heller
One way precious metals investors try to maximize their results is buy predicting which of gold or silver (and some people also consider platinum and/or palladium) will outp...
Apr 21, 2011: Part I of an Interview with International Man
By Jeff Berwick
International Man, a website spawned from Doug Casey's famous book of the same name, interviewed me recently and published the interview today.
Apr 20, 2011: The Casey Report's David Galland: Major Policy Shift Ahead
By David Galland
David, in recent editorials you've warned of what could be an important shift in Fed policy - can you fill us in?
Apr 20, 2011: The Danger of Ending the American Empire
By C.J. Maloney
As I imagine everyone reading this will agree, the American empire our politicians have foisted on the world must be ended, and the sooner the better.
Apr 20, 2011: Late to The Party...Once Again
By Peter Schiff
The only thing more ridiculous than S&P's too little too late semi-downgrade of U.S. sovereign debt was the market's severe reaction to the announcement.
Apr 20, 2011: UN Embarrassed by Forecast on Climate Refugees
By Axel Bojanowski
Six years ago, the United Nations issued a dramatic warning that the world would have to cope with 50 million climate refugees by 2010.
Apr 20, 2011: From Waco to Libya: 18 Years of Humanitarian Mass Murder
By Anthony Gregory
"The Davidian cult in Waco was dealt with by armored vehicles," remarked Muammar Gaddafi in February, defending his own crackdowns in light of the U.S. government's.
Apr 18, 2011: Can You Pass The 2011 Gold Quiz?
By Jeff Clark
CPM Group recently released their 2011 Gold Yearbook, an invaluable resource for us gold analysts.
Apr 18, 2011: Atlas Shrugged: the Movie
by Bob Adelmann
Something is terribly wrong. The Dow has dropped below 4,000, gasoline (when available) costs $37.50 a gallon, the nation's infrastructure is deteriorating, businessmen are weari...
Apr 18, 2011: The REAL Silver High
By Silver Shield
There is much ballyhoo about recent rise in silver’s Nominal price, but the REAL high is far, far away.
Apr 18, 2011: The Real Housewives of Wall Street
By Matt Taibbi
Why is the Federal Reserve forking over $220 million in bailout money to the wives of two Morgan Stanley bigwigs?
Apr 18, 2011: Morale to the Left, Morale to the Right, and Not a Stop to Think
By Fred Reed
How not to win wars
Apr 18, 2011: A conservative populist leaves the Fed
By George F. Will
The morning Tom Hoenig, president of the Federal Reserve’s regional bank here, announced that he would retire Oct. 1, newspapers nationwide reported that henceforth the Fed...
Apr 11, 2011: Silver Set for Next Round of Delivery Mess
By Atlantic Capital Management
As hard as it is to believe, we are already closing in on another delivery month for COMEX silver futures. After murmurs of shortage flickered out in December 2010...
Apr 11, 2011: Thrift Is Almost Impossible- And It's Not Your Fault
By Paul Rosenberg
Thrift is far more important than is commonly understood, and I will be explaining why in a future dispatch, but the first we need to dispel the guilt many of us feel about thr...
Apr 11, 2011: Decision time
By Michael Oberndorf
Betrayed again. However, if you were not expecting it, you,ve probably been living in a small cave on the dark side of the moon for the past 15 years.
Apr 8, 2011: Are ETFs Really Safe?
By David Galland
Our primary goal today is to give readers a better understanding of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and the risks that come with them.
Apr 8, 2011: Read FDR's Executive Order Banning Gold
By Robert Wenzel
Many forget that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, by Executive Order, banned American citizens from owning gold.
Apr 7, 2011: The Rarest Earth Elements
By David Bond
Mineweb's inestimable Dorothy Kosich reported Thursday that Colorado Republican Mike Coffman has reintroduced the Rare Earths Supply-Chain Technology and Resources Transformation A...
Apr 7, 2011: Silver Is Getting Too Popular... Right?
By Jeff Clark
It's no secret that the silver market is red hot. As I write, silver American Eagles and Canadian Maple Leafs are sold out at their respective mints.
Apr 7, 2011: Where Is America's Gold?: The Mystery of Ft. Knox
By Chris Weber
What Do They Have to Hide?
Apr 6, 2011: Anything but peaceful
By Michael Oberndorf
I was going to write about the fact that, of late, many conservatives have cried foul at the betrayal of us by the Republican Party.
Apr 6, 2011: UPDATED: Gold and the US Strong Dollar Policy(from the Desk of Robert Rubin & Tim Geithner)
By Bix Weir
Let's end this week with some news about the famed "Strong Dollar Policy". According to US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, he and Robert Rubin created the "The Policy" in his office...
Apr 5, 2011: Mortgaging Our Grandchildren's Future? That's Being Optimistic!
By Jeff Berwick
The Government indoctrination camps (public schools) have really done their job to perfection.
Apr 5, 2011: Reality Check, Mexico
By Fred Reed
Nah. No market for it.
Apr 5, 2011: Cooking Meth: How Government Manufactured a Drug Epidemic
By Roger Roots
Every decade or so, a new drug abuse epidemic is said to be destroying the very fabric of American society, necessitating a government crackdown or even a "war" to protect us all ...
Apr 4, 2011: 'Remarkable' Demand Growth Prospects For Silver Seen
By Julian Phillips
Julian Phillips turns his thoughts to silver this week and sees predictions of significant demand growth which bodes well for further price increases.
Apr 4, 2011: Fibonacci Gold
By John Townsend
This article will examine the current up leg in gold price that originated in October 2008, present a study of the Fibonacci relationships of this price movement that are eviden...
Apr 4, 2011: The U.S. Government Must Go!
By Michael S. Rozeff
A chorus of U.S. and international officials keeps chanting that "Gaddafi must go" because, they keep repeating, he has lost legitimacy.
Apr 1, 2011: When Private Money Becomes a Felony Offense
By Seth Lipsky
The next chapter in the struggle over sound money may be the case of a newly minted felon named Bernard von NotHaus.
Apr 1, 2011: Where Individual Investors Can Beat the Big Boys
By Stansberry & Associates Investment Research
Wouldn't it be great if there were a sector where you have the edge over the Goldman Sachs of the world?
Apr 1, 2011: The New Colonialism
By Paul Craig Roberts
What we are observing in Libya is the rebirth of colonialism. Only this time it is not individual European governments competing for empires and resources.
Apr 1, 2011: The Real Victims of Fed Monetary Policy
By Bill Bonner
The Dow went up more than 70 points yesterday. The higher it goes, the more dangerous it becomes.
Mar 28, 2011: New Report Projects Bullish Silver Industrial Demand Outlook Through 2015
By Mike DiRienzo
A report released today by the Silver Institute forecasts a healthy outlook for global silver industrial demand, the largest component of annual silver fabrication demand.
Mar 28, 2011: Bageant Moves On
By Fred Reed
We don't last, and there's no warranty.
Mar 27, 2011: The Moriarty Factor
By David Bond
The recent skirmish between the publishers of "Don't Tread on Me" (Chris Duane) and 321 Gold's Bob Moriarty highlights again the latter's utter ignorance of the dynamics of the sil...
Mar 23, 2011: Central Banking is a blight on humanity
By Lars Schall
Mr. Kirby, since when do you analyse precious metals, and when did it dawn on you for the first time that there might be something rotten in the precious metal pits?
Mar 23, 2011: A Foolish and Unconstitutional War
By Patrick J. Buchanan
"The president does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent t...
Mar 22, 2011: Jim Rogers: U.S. Dollar May Be Near "Tipping Point"
Interview with Jim Rogers
Speaking to hosts Matt Nesto and Jeff Macke of the Yahoo finance's new daily trading and investing show "Breakout," world-reknowned investor Jim Rogers said he is consi...
Mar 22, 2011: A Brief History of the United States From Beginning to End
By Fred Reed
In 1492 Columbus rediscovered America, and the settlers, destructively exploiting its vast resources, achieved a success which they attributed to their own near-miraculous virtues, ...
Mar 22, 2011: US Justice Department Logic: Bernanke Is A Domestic Terrorist
By Simon Black
The United States Department of Justice delivered a very clear and unfortunate message on Friday: "Attempts to undermine the legitimate currency of this country are simply a uniqu...
Mar 22, 2011: No Hope for a Consumer-Driven Economic Recovery
By Bill Bonner
The Great Correction intensifies. The Dow rose on Friday. The dollar fell. Gold is back over $1,400. And the euro - the world's most despised currency - is back over $1.40.
Mar 18, 2011: The World's Best Gold Experts: "Buy and Hold!"
By Jeff Clark
In January, Jeff Clark of Casey Research;s BIG GOLD advisory set out to get opinions from some of the smartest, most accomplished investors in the gold industry
Mar 18, 2011: Gold vs. Badges and Guns
By Gary North
Do you trust men with guns and badges to provide long-term economic growth? Or do you trust the free market?
Mar 18, 2011: Escape From America Continues
By Bob Bauman
The latest news reports reconfirm a continuing trend we at the Sovereign Society have observed since our founding in 1997; the most recent U.S. State Department figures for 2010 sh...
Mar 16, 2011: Here's How Coeur d'Alene Mines May Be Failing You
By Seth Jayson
Margins matter. The more Coeur d'Alene Mines (NYSE: CDE) keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) di...
Mar 16, 2011: Who Will Buy the Bonds Japan Needs to Sell?
By Bill Bonner
The world seemed to hold its breath yesterday. People watched videos of the tsunami…of the earthquake…of the nuclear reactors. Japan’s nuclear reactors were on the verge of ...
Mar 15, 2011: It's Do or Die Week for Equities and Gold
The past couple weeks have been choppy in the equities market. While the strong intraday moves are great for day traders, it is extremely difficult for swing/position traders who normally hold posi...
Mar 15, 2011: The Gathering Storm
A butterfly flapped its wings in Tunisia creating a hurricane that is swirling across the globe, wreaking havoc with the existing social order and sweeping away old crumbling institutions and dicta...
Mar 14, 2011: Is Marc Faber's Stock Market Correction Finally Coming Due?
Beacon Equity Research
Nearly five months have passed since Marc Faber's prediction of a 10% correction in U.S stocks. It hasn't happened. Will the month of March be the charm?
Mar 11, 2011: Save, Invest, Speculate, Trade or Gamble?
By Doug Casey
For some time I've been saying that the economy is in the "eye of the storm" and that when it emerged, the weather would be far rougher than in 2008. The trillions of currency unit...
Mar 11, 2011: The Constraints on Silver Supply
From Casey Research
At the Casey Research Gold and Resource Summit, Bob Quartermain spoke about the constraints facing silver supply today, "Mine supply doesn't meet demand and in many of the ne...
Mar 11, 2011: What's Next For The Gold/Silver Ratio?
By Brad Zigler
Many silver traders and investors regard the gold/silver ratio now and think that old maxim is being proved again.
Mar 11, 2011: Why the Street Should Love Stillwater Mining's Earnings
By Seth Jayson
Although business headlines still tout earnings numbers, many investors have moved past net earnings as a measure of a company's economic output. That's because earnings are very ...
Mar 11, 2011: Radicalizing the 'Homeland'
By William Norman Grigg
"We're talking about a radicalization in this country that is linked to an overseas enemy," insists former IRA fundraiser and current head of the House Homeland Securit...
Mar 10, 2011: Rising Interest Rates and Precious Metals
Concerns are growing that dollar interest rates are due to rise in the coming months, which will obviously bring about fundamental changes to the valuations of all asset classes, including precious...
Mar 10, 2011: Murray Rothbard on the Kochtopus
By David Gordon
The influence of Charles and David Koch on the Tea Party Movement and their connections with the Governor of Wisconsin have been much in the news lately. The efforts of the Kochs...
Mar 9, 2011: The Driver for Gold You're Not Watching
By Jeff Clark
You already know the basic reasons for owning gold - currency protection, inflation hedge, store of value, calamity insurance - many of which are becoming clichés even in ma...
Mar 9, 2011: A Wild Week at the PDAC
By Jeff Berwick
I am back in Acapulco after a wild few days at the Prospector and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference in Toronto.
Mar 9, 2011: Why We Need an Asterois Strike
By Fred Reed
Toward A Salubrious Suicide
Mar 8, 2011: What A Gold:Silver Ratio Below 40:1 Tells You
By Rhona O'Connell
The last time the gold:silver ratio stood below this level was in February 1998 just after silver rallied 33% in 5 weeks, much is the same in the current situation but, invest...
Mar 8, 2011: The Barbaric Relic
By Richard Russell
We are in danger of being overwhelmed with irredeemable paper, mere paper representing not gold, not silver, no sir, representing nothing but broken promises, bad faith, bankr...
Mar 8, 2011: Charlie Sheen's Heroic Stand Against the Tyrannical Therapy Police
By Brendan O'Neill
Charlie Sheen is my hero. Not because he goes on five-day benders, takes binbags of drugs and cavorts with ladies of the night. That would be recklessly self-indulgent behavio...
Mar 7, 2011: Doug Casey on Labor Unions
Interviewed by Louis James
Contrarian investor and free-market thinker Doug Casey doesn't mince his words. That's why he is a sought-after speaker at investment conferences - not only for his sp...
Mar 7, 2011: Gold Beats Buffet
Warren Buffet released his annual shareholder letter last week and also conducted what has become an annual interview on CNBC with Becky Quick.
Mar 7, 2011: More Jobs Mirage
By Paul Craig Roberts
The announcement on March 4 that 192,000 new jobs were created in February was greeted with a sigh of relief. But the number is just more smoke and mirrors, as I will show ...
Mar 4, 2011: Screw the Troops
By Fred Reed
You see them here and there, usually in countries where they can afford to live, barely - Thailand, Cambodia, Mexico. They are the Pentagon's throwaways.
Mar 4, 2011: How Safe Is Your Physical Gold?
By Jeff Clark
One of my best friends recently discovered, to his shock and dismay, that five one-ounce gold coins had been stolen from his home. I feel especially bad because I had encouraged hi...
Mar 4, 2011: Ben, Stop Depreciating the Dollar
By Ron Paul
Every day we hear stories about rising prices. Whether it be food, gasoline, or clothing, the cost of living is going up, and not just for Americans, but for people around the globe.
Mar 4, 2011: US Mint Must Pay More For Silver
By Bix Weir
By stopping the production of US Silver Eagle Coins you are in violation of Public Law 99-61 which requires you to produce these coins "in quantities sufficient to meet public demand...
Mar 4, 2011: Who's Really Affected By Rising Food Prices
By Richard Daughty
It is certainly old news around here that terrifying inflation in prices, thanks to the monstrous inflation in the money supply caused by the Federal Reserve creating So Freak...
Mar 1, 2011: Debt Crisis Hits Home
By Richard Daughty
I know that Something Very Bad (SVB) is going to happen when I find that I am using a lot of acronyms in my already acronym-filled Stupid Mogambo Writing Style (SMWS).
Feb 28, 2011: A Government Shutdown Imperils the Power of Congress
By Paul Craig Roberts
Congress should think twice before forcing a government shutdown as the consequences could be the loss of the power of Congress to control spending through authorization an...
Feb 25, 2011: What You Need to Know About Buying Silver Today
By Jeff Clark
It's hard to believe that less than three years ago, silver was $8.80 an ounce. Since then it has nearly quadrupled in value (up 385%) and more than doubled in the last 12 months a...
Feb 25, 2011: The Case for Silver
By Dan Dzombak
Well-known precious-metals investor Eric Sprott has done extraordinarily well investing in the precious-metals space through his funds and also his publicly traded company, Sprott...
Feb 25, 2011: High Oil Prices, Global Instability: The Nasty Underbelly Of Fed Policy
By Bill Bonner
The Dow is going down because investors are worried. That’s why gold is going up. What if these revolutions get out of hand? What if they spread to Saudi Arabia? What if the pri...
Feb 24, 2011: The Role of US Debt in the Current Revolution
By Bill Bonner
Seems like every time we pick up the paper another dictator is toppling over. Where does it lead, we wonder? What would a world be like without dictators? Without them, who will t...
Feb 24, 2011: Embry - Short Squeeze in Silver, Manipulators Getting Overrun
By Eric King
With gold and silver pulling back, King World News interviewed John Embry, Chief Investment Strategist at Sprott Asset Management. When asked about the move in gold and silver Embr...
Feb 23, 2011: The Presidents' Day Silver Short Squeeze
By Christopher Barker
On that one day of the year when it seems every auto retailer in the country thinks you should be out buying a brand new car, some folks around the globe were clearly very ...
Feb 23, 2011: Why I'm Buying Silver at $30
By Jeff Clark
The silver price has bounced 27% since January 28, a huge advance for a measly 16 trading days. It's already soared past its 2010 high and was selling for less than $16 this time l...
Feb 23, 2011: Why gold and silver are breaking out
By Julian Phillips
We have yet to complete two months of 2011 and so far we have already seen several attempted revolutions in Middle Eastern countries, with, so far, two of them successful.
Feb 22, 2011: Monetary Watch February 2011: Obama's budget, the GOP and its implications for US inflation
By Michael Pollaro
After December's blistering rates of growth, the U.S. money supply aggregates based on the Austrian definition of the money supply, what Austrians call the True Money Supply o...
Feb 22, 2011: Fred to Save Planet
By Fred Reed
Mobs Worldwide Cheer
Feb 22, 2011: Central Economic Planning at its Worst
By Ron Paul
Last week, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) presented its results to the Financial Services Committee.
Feb 18, 2011: You're insane if you don't own gold, investors told
By Richard Evans
Robin Griffiths, a technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC: "I think not owning gold is a form of insanity. It may even show unhealthy masochistic tendencies, which ...
Feb 18, 2011: A Nation of Cringing Wretches....
By Eric Peters
I've yet to be fingerprinted. Probably you've never been fingerprinted, either. In fact, the majority of Americans (excepting those who volunteered for the military or who've appl...
Feb 17, 2011: How Much More Demand Can Silver Handle?
By Jeff Clark
The numbers for silver demand are starting to make some market-watchers nervous. The U.S. Mint sold over 6.4 million silver Eagles in January, more than any other month since the c...
Feb 17, 2011: Zero Tolerance Policies: Are the Schools Becoming Police States?
By John W. Whitehead
"We end up punishing honor students to send a message to bad kids. But the data indicate that the bad kids are not getting the message." ~ Professor Russell Skiba
Feb 16, 2011: Revolution in Egypt and Where to Be When Black Swans Appear
By Bill Bonner
Not much action in the stock market on Friday. Gold didn't do much either.
Feb 14, 2011: Silver is Approaching Stage Two of its Bull Market
By James Turk
Back in April 2007, I wrote about the three stages that appear in every bull market, and more to the point, that gold was approaching the end of stage one
Feb 14, 2011: Meet The 15 Loan Sharks Who Have America By The Balls
By Vince Veneziani
American debt has long been considered "risk free."
Feb 14, 2011: The rarest earth
By Theodore Butler
Those who keep up with business news will have no doubt read about the recent developments in the category of minerals known as rare earth elements (REE's).
Feb 14, 2011: The Age of Gold
Interview with Robert Blumen by Jay Taylor
Jay Taylor: Welcome back to "Turning Hard Times into Good Times," I am your host Jay Taylor, and I’m really pleased to have with me my friend Robert ...
Feb 14, 2011: My Name's Blind. James Blind.
By Fred Reed
Pondering Intelligence, if Any.
Feb 14, 2011: Listen, YAF
By Murray N. Rothbard
This open letter is addressed to the libertarians attending the YAF national convention in St. Louis this Labor Day weekend.
Feb 11, 2011: Escaping the Great Depression - and Extending the Greater Depression
By Doug Casey
Here at Casey Research, our view of the Great Depression of the 1930s is a little different from that of most people. In our eyes, Franklin Roosevelt wasn’t a hero, he was a vill...
Feb 11, 2011: 10 Metal and Mining Stocks With Upside: Earnings Preview
By Karvy Global
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- BHP Billiton(BHP_), Barrick Gold(ABX_) and Cliffs Natural Resources(CLF_) are reporting quarterly, semi-annual, or annual earnings next week.
Feb 11, 2011: Ron Paul Doesn't Want to Violently Overthrow the Fed, He Just Wants to See It Go Away
By Daniel Gross
Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), a principled libertarian who ran for President in 2008, held the gavel on his first Subcommittee hearings on Wednesday.
Feb 10, 2011: Ron Paul: QE2 Is a Total Failure and Bernanke Is Delusional About Inflation
By Aaron Task
Ben Bernanke faced some tough questions at the House Budget Committee hearing Wednesday. Still, the Fed chairman is probably glad he wasn't before the House Domestic Monetary Poli...
Feb 10, 2011: Kleptocrats at Work
By Paul Craig Roberts
Kleptocracy is as old as government. Exotic car broker Michael Sheehan discovered an amazing case nine years ago when he was invited to purchase rare Ferraris and McLaren F...
Feb 9, 2011: Politics of Hate
By David Galland
In describing the current situation in these United States, and in many of the world's other superpowers, we here at Casey Research have often used the word "intractable"... as ...
Feb 9, 2011: Buying Silver While It's Still Relatively Cheap
By Richard Daughty
James Cook of reminds us, in his Market Update newsletter, that the silver inventory held above ground totals 1.4 billion ounces, and that annual indust...
Feb 8, 2011: Major Danish Bank Failure Sets the Stage for the Next European Gold Uptick
By David Urban
Crisis and rogue waves never come from the direction and area you expect. They always comes from the fringe catching everyone off guard.
Feb 7, 2011: Silver Breaks its Golden Shackles
By Adrian Douglas
On September 21, 2010 I published an article entitled "More Forensic Evidence of Gold & Silver Price Manipulation". In that article I showed how silver from 2003 to 2010 had ne...
Feb 7, 2011: Cairo
By Fred Reed
And the Impossibility of Intelligent Foreign Policy
Feb 7, 2011: Our 30 Year Mistake
By Ron Paul
The events in Egypt of late have captured the attention of the world, as many thousands of Egyptians take to the streets both in opposition to and in favor of the current regime.
Feb 4, 2011: Go Global, Before It's Too Late
By David Galland
It has been years since I last watched The Matrix, a lapse I corrected last night. As the movie makers intended, the film serves as stark metaphor of the world as we know it.
Feb 4, 2011: Nutty Professors and Nutty New Taxes
By Alan Caruba
Alan S. Blinder is a professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University and a former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Feb 3, 2011: Bring Back, Bring Back, O Bring Back My Gold Bond To Me!
By Dr. Judith Szepesvari
"The mountains went into labor and gave birth - to a mouse! This ancient quotation could be cited to characterize the publication of the long-awaited Financial Crisi...
Feb 3, 2011: The Drug War's Dubious Foundations
By Jacob H. Huebert
An obvious factor leading to drug prohibition was the temperance movement. It succeeded in getting alcohol banned in numerous states and, of course, ultimately banned nationw...
Feb 2, 2011: The "Recovery" in Consumer Loans Isn't Real
By Bud Conrad
The amount of loans being provided by our banking system is a good reflector of the strength of our economy. Below is a big-picture view that shows the total loans in the U.S. as t...
Feb 2, 2011: When the Insiders Lose Control
By Gary North
Events in January caught the world's experts in diplomacy and foreign policy completely flat-footed. They did not forecast the fall of the Tunisian dictator of 23 years.
Feb 2, 2011: The Fantasy of Democracy
By Fred Reed
If Any. Ever
Feb 2, 2011: Winners and Losers From a Pharaoh's Fall
By Patrick J. Buchanan
Among the biggest losers of the Egyptian uprising are, first, the Mubaraks, who are finished, and, next, the United States and Israel.
Feb 1, 2011: A Modest Silver Proposal For U.K. by Hugo Salinas-Price
Feb 1, 2011: The Fed and Job Creation
By Ron Paul
Unemployment continues to plague our economy. In spite of constant claims that we have just turned the corner into recovery, the jobs reports remain grim with no real signs of impro...
Feb 1, 2011: Statism's Assembly Line
By Jeff Berwick
Both Ed Bugos and I are hard at work finishing up the final copy and research for the February issue of The Dollar Vigilante but I came across this video and thought it was well ...
Jan 31, 2011: Gold Investors Should Stay Focused
By Frank Holmes
Last week was an eventful week at home and abroad with several events directly showing up in the performance of global markets and the price of gold.
Jan 31, 2011: Facebook, Twitter, and the Arab Revolutions
By Gary North
The dictator of Tunisia was overthrown in less than one month after being in power for 23 years.
Jan 28, 2011: Before You Shoot Your Next Arrow
By David Galland
While I have read certain works on the life and ponderings of Buddha, I claim no deep knowledge of his philosophy.
Jan 28, 2011: About That 'War on Cops' ...
By William Norman Grigg
Every week - actually, every day - innocent people across the country are harassed, abused, brutalized, tortured, and murdered by armed strangers in government-issued cos...
Jan 27, 2011: A decade of gaining 18% a year - some 'relic'
By John Embry
The past year proved to be another excellent one for those investors who were heavily committed to the gold and silver sector.
Jan 26, 2011: State of Denial
By David Galland
Does the price action of gold of late make you scratch your head, falling as it has from its recent high of $1,420 to $1,359 as I write? Hard not to make one wonder, considering...
Jan 26, 2011: Sober Thoughts on Afghanistan
By Fred Reed
Realities on the Ground
Jan 26, 2011: How Gold Became Politically Correct
By Michael_J_Kosares
It all started very quietly with a little-known speech in May of 2008 by Benn Steil, a highly respected policy insider at the the Council on Foreign Relations.
Jan 25, 2011: Eric Sprott Sees $2,155 Gold, $64 Silver This Year
By David Bond
Vancouver, B.C. - Eric Sprott, CEO of Toronto-based Sprott Asset Management, forecast a gold price of $2,155 by spring of this year, but said Monday the real action will be in silver
Jan 25, 2011: On Real Respect for the Constitution
By Ron Paul
I am pleased that the Constitution has received a lot of attention in recent weeks, thanks to the tea party movement.
Jan 25, 2011: Obama Is "Clueless": Peter Schiff Weighs in on SOTU, Jeff Immelt's New Gig
By Aaron Task
President Obama is expected to call for increased spending on R&D and infrastructure during Tuesday's State of the Union address, according to reports.
Jan 25, 2011: Is This the Best the Fed Can Do in Its Defense?
By Robert Wenzel
The Federal Reserve, no doubt at the suggestion of one of the high priced PR agents they maintain, has fired a shot at Ron Paul in his own backyard.
Jan 21, 2011: 'Fear and Love Make Gold Strong'
By Jeff Clark
For the BIG GOLD annual gold forecast survey published in January, Jeff Clark surveyed seven gold experts and nine top economists and fund managers, along with Doug Casey himself, ...
Jan 21, 2011: Another 'Blunder' of the Progressive Era
By Thomas Schmidt
Perhaps you have seen crystallized the "revolution within the form" that is the current US political arrangement in Angelo Codevilla's essay, "America's Ruling Class - And the ...
Jan 21, 2011: The Underside
Things Seldom Seen
By Fred Reed
Porn store on Times Square before they cleaned it up. Early evening-by New York's standards. Bright yellow light, walls lined bins of magazines arranged by subject, Peeing, Cream Pi...
Jan 21, 2011: On Gun Control and Violence
By Ron Paul
Listen to Ron Paul.
Jan 19, 2011: How Football Explains America
By Charles Stampul
I used to be a fan of the Dallas Cowboys. Though my interest in the team probably peeked when I was 11 or 12, I continued to watch a lot of games.
Jan 18, 2011: Dallas Fed President Attacks Ron Paul
By Gary North
Those lawmakers who advocate "Ending the Fed" might better turn their considerable talents toward ending the fiscal debacle that has for too long run amuck within their own house.
Jan 18, 2011: There's no substitute for gold as the world order changes
ByLawrence Williams
'White man speak with forked tongue.' Perhaps the old fictional statement attributed to Native Americans regarding the mainly White interlopers in the old cowboy movies coul...
Jan 17, 2011: JP Morgan Wins: CFTC Position Limits Do Not Apply (To Them)
By Chris Martenson
Speaking of changing the rules...
Jan 17, 2011: Are Gold Pool Accounts Safe?
By Jeff Clark
One of the cheapest ways to buy and store physical gold and silver is with unallocated (or pool) storage. With unallocated storage, a dealer holds metal that is owned by its custom...
Jan 17, 2011: US Prepares For Gold Standard
By Bix Weir
I have often written about the US Treasury and US Mint's very strange behavior when it comes to their part in continuing "business as usual" for the fiat monetary system.
Jan 17, 2011: Silver price correction to be short-lived, fireworks ahead - Rakhimov
By Brian Sylvester
The Gold Report: Sean, it seems that among commodities, silver is getting the biggest headlines. The price of silver hit a 30-year high in late December.
Jan 14, 2011: Forgotten Treasure: Unconventional Oil in the Middle East
By Marin Katusa
As the conventional and cheap oil and gas start to dry up in the Middle East... a bigger, even better opportunity seeks to replace it.
Jan 14, 2011: Changing to a Silver Economy
By Michael S. Rozeff
A libertarian in Columbia, South Carolina sent me a message recently. He works at a convenience store. He was interested in introducing silver as a means of payment or curre...
Jan 14, 2011: Predictions for 2011: Gold, Silver and the Economy
By Kenneth J. Gerbino
As a hedge fund manager one lives between the realms of market volatility/mass paranoia and an unending stream of data collection.
Jan 13, 2011: Darwin Was Right
By Fred Reed
We are descended from monkeys. There is no other explanation.
Jan 11, 2011: New Year's Resolutions for Your Gold Portfolio
By Jeff Clark
It's exciting to think we may be nearing a mania in gold. The price will likely double or more within a 12-month period not too far in the future (it rose 125.7% in 1979). And yet,...
Jan 11, 2011: For the Love of Gold: Metal Will Double in 5 Years, Frank Holmes Says
By Aaron Task
Gold surged at the end of 2010 as the Fed embarked on QE2 and other central bankers kept the printing presses working overtime.
Jan 10, 2011: Robert Hopper, R.I.P.
By David Bond, Publisher
That's what Robert Hopper was all about. Rocks. He loved them. He was the quintessential miner.
Jan 10, 2011: The World Goes Crazy
By Bill Bonner
"...with all the thought and good intentions that we provided...we achieved absolutely nothing. Nothing that I did and very little that old Ben [Strong, head of the US Federal Res...
Jan 10, 2011: Could gold, the dollar or the euro collapse?
By Julian Phillips
BENONI (GoldForecaster) - Right now, the markets have pulled gold back in the face of what seemed to be an upward turn in the U.S. economy.
Jan 10, 2011: Real Silver Highs 3
By Adam Hamilton
Thanks to its awesome autumn rally, silver has become something of a rock star in the commodities world.
Jan 10, 2011: Toward Sensible Monetary Policy
By Ron Paul
Last week the 112th Congress was sworn in. I am pleased that I will be chairing the Monetary Policy Subcommittee of the Financial Services Committee, which has oversight of the Fe...
Jan 7, 2011: How High Will Gold Go in 2011?
By Jeff Clark
After stellar years for both gold and silver, what prices will precious metals hit in 2011? Here's an analysis based strictly on their price behavior in the current bull market.
Dec 30, 2010: Romping in the Andes
By Fred Reed
Hey, Everybody's Gotta Be Somewhere
Dec 30, 2010: Looks like Roger Wiegand's Bold Prediction Regarding Gold is Coming True
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Dec 27, 2010: Social Security is not "Insurance"
By Ron Paul
Perhaps the biggest media story of 2010 was the influence of Tea Party voters on the congressional landscape.
Dec 24, 2010: My Favorite Quotes
By Doug Casey
When I first got into the habit of ending every edition of The International Speculator (and later The Casey Report) with a quote - starting about ten years ago - I almost always r...
Dec 24, 2010: Trader Dan Comments On Today's Commodity Market Action
By Dan Norcini
Observing the price action in the commodity markets today has given me great reason for concern for that which I feared seems to have occurred, namely, the crude oil market has br...
Dec 24, 2010: The Greatest Gift For All
By Paul Craig Roberts
Christmas is a time of traditions. If you have found time in the rush before Christmas to decorate a tree, you are sharing in a relatively new tradition.
Dec 22, 2010: Profiting from Policy
By David Galland
These days, it's hard to draw any conclusion other than that the train is gaining speed on wobbly tracks perched over a rickety bridge.
Dec 22, 2010: Down Argentine Way
By Ron Holland
There are many ominous parallels between Argentina and the U.S. and the question often asked is can America avoid the economic consequences that Argentina suffered from a fascist ...
Dec 21, 2010: Distorting the Tax Policy Debate
By Ron Paul
George Orwell warned us about the use of "meaningless words" in politics, words that are endlessly repeated by sloganeering politicians until they have no meaning at all.
Dec 20, 2010: Berlin, 1934
By Fred Reed
Awaiting the Storm
Dec 17, 2010: Rebalancing Act for Your Portfolio
By David Galland
Has the latest pullback in precious metals and related stocks given you a sickening feeling in the pit of your stomach?
Dec 17, 2010: Totally Busted: The Truth About Goldman's Bailout by the Fed
By Robert Wenzel
Recent disclosures from the Federal Reserve reveal that honesty was one of the earliest casualties of the 2008 financial crisis.
Dec 17, 2010: 'V' for Vigilante
By William Norman Grigg
For months, Ada County Sheriff David Updyke had been investigating a secretive group of armed extremists living at the periphery of his southwest Idaho jurisdiction.
Dec 16, 2010: Insight from a Master
By Jeff Clark
John, give us your big-picture perspective on why you're investing in gold.
Dec 16, 2010: In Praise of Junk Silver
By Ol' Remus
It's doomsday plus a few weeks. Say you need to bribe the border guards at the state line but they seem to have all the wristwatches and free range eggs they can use.
Dec 16, 2010: Mark Tapscott: Oh the horror! Fox bureau chief told reporters to be 'skeptical'
By Mark Tapscott
You think the most essential purpose of journalism and the reason the Founders included freedom of the press in the First Amendment was to insure independent reporting about g...
Dec 15, 2010: Gold Sleeper Trend You Must Know About
By Louis James
In the midst of any long-term trend, like the secular bull market for metals we're in now, there will be trends within the trends.
Dec 15, 2010: Ron Paul's Questions for Ben Bernanke
By Gary North
I have good news and bad news for Ben Bernanke.
Dec 15, 2010: KWN Source - "When That Happens, The Game is Over"
By Eric King
The contact out of London has updated King World News on the massive Asian buyers which have been accumulating both gold and silver.
Dec 13, 2010: J.P. Morgan and the Great Silver Caper
By Eric Fry
There's a lot of rumor, buzz, innuendo, chitchat and scuttlebutt about the precious metals markets these days.
Dec 13, 2010: "The central banks don't consider it manipulation, they consider it part of their job"
By Lars Schall
Mr. Rickards, could you give me your interpretation of the so called currency war?
Dec 10, 2010: Some banks unwilling to hand over client-held physical gold and silver?
By Lawrence Williams
For some time some of the more outspoken gold commentators, like GATA, have been suggesting that title is held to far more gold and silver supposedly stored in bank's vaults...
Dec 10, 2010: KWN Source - Gold Will Move $150 Higher Within 5 Weeks
By Eric King
The contact out of London has updated King World News on the massive Asian buyers which have been accumulating both gold and silver.
Dec 10, 2010: Doug Casey on Bernanke: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid
By Louis James
L: Before we get to today's subject, Doug, I thought our readers might like an update on the Wikileaks situation. "Operation Payback" has been targeting corporations that are tryi...
Dec 10, 2010: Fed's QE Ponzi Scheme begins to Backfire
By Gary Dorsch
In a taped interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" that aired on December 5th, Federal Reserve chief Ben "Bubbles" Bernanke tried to brainwash the American public, into believing that "Q...
Dec 9, 2010: Investors to Silver: 'Let's Get Physical'
By Frank Holmes
The scramble for physical gold and silver is intensifying. People increasingly want to own the real thing, and not some paper substitute, all of which comes with counterparty r...
Dec 8, 2010: Collection Call
By David Galland
The Land of the Rising Sun has the dubious distinction of sporting the highest debt-to-GDP ratio of any industrialized nation in the world
Dec 8, 2010: Don't Shoot Messenger for Revealing Uncomfortable Truths
By Julian Assange
In 1958 a young Rupert Murdoch, then owner and editor of Adelaide's The News, wrote: "In the race between secrecy and truth, it seems inevitable that truth will always win."
Dec 8, 2010: CFTC: Profiles In Courage
By Bix Weir
On August 26, 1996 the Honorable Brooksley Born was sworn in as Chairman of the CFTC. Her mandate then was the same as your mandate today: to protect market users and the public from...
Dec 7, 2010: The Promise of Human Action
By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.
In a 1949 memo circulated within Yale University Press, the publicity department expressed astonishment at the rapid sales of Ludwig von Mises's Human Action.
Dec 7, 2010: Finally, Proof That Cancer Is a Man-Made Disease
By Joseph Mercola
A study of ancient bodies has determined that cancer is a man-made disease, one fueled by the excesses. Tumors turn out to be extremely rare until very recent times, when pollu...
Dec 6, 2010: Free Fall - Conversations with Bob
By Fred Reed
Last week, having written that the governor of Texas wanted to invade Mexico militarily, I was multiply told that I was crazy. I am, but what has that got to do with it? The Washing...
Dec 6, 2010: Why Governments Will Buy Silver
By Sean Rakhimov
Over the last several months we have been pondering if governments will come into the silver market. Before we get into that, it is important to note that governments are very d...
Dec 2, 2010: The Dog-Biscuit Miracle
By David Bond, Publisher
Wallace, Idaho - To those in search of miracles, I give you this:
Dec 2, 2010: Who, Precisely, Is Attacking the World?
By Paul Craig Roberts
The stuck pigs are squealing. To shift the onus from the U.S. State Department, Hillary Clinton paints WikiLeaks' release of the "diplomatic cables" as an "attack on the in...
Dec 1, 2010: De-Toxify the Beast!
By Gary North
Have you ever heard this phrase? "Starve the beast!" It refers to starving the Federal government. It argues that if Congress cuts taxes, spending cuts will necessarily follow.
Dec 1, 2010: Doug Casey on the TSA
By Louis James
L: Doug, your favorite group of people, the Transportation Security Agency, has been in the news a lot lately, with their chief being summoned to Capitol Hill to answer for the ex...
Nov 30, 2010: How has gold been faring in non-dollar terms - and where next?
By Rhona O'Connell
LONDON - The price is of course always subject to fluctuation and correction, and quite possibly some sizeable moves, but for now at least any such correction is likely t...
Nov 30, 2010: An Interview With WikiLeaks' Julian Assange
By Andy Greenberg
Admire him or revile him, WikiLeaks' Julian Assange is the prophet of a coming age of involuntary transparency, the leader of an organization devoted to divulging the world's s...
Nov 29, 2010: Silver money for China
By Hugo Salinas Price
We have been proposing the monetization of a silver coin in Mexico since 2001. According to our proposal a one-ounce coin of pure silver, with no engraved value, would be g...
Nov 29, 2010: Doug Casey's Secret to Finding Winning Stocks
By Doug Casey
I've been asked "What's the secret of finding winning gold, silver, and other natural resource stocks?" more times than I can even begin to count. And for over 20 years, my answer ...
Nov 29, 2010: Let's Invade Mexico!
By Fred Reed
Let's take poison. Let's ride a motorcycle blind-folded, and other bright ideas.
Nov 24, 2010: Bernanke Is Making the Crisis Worse
By Bud Conrad
The Fed is a corrupt and powerful institution, and Chairman Bernanke is making the global crisis worse.
Nov 24, 2010: What's Wrong With the Jobs Market?
By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.
The terrible job market has vexed an entire generation. It shows no hope of improving anytime soon. Young people are shut out. College students are taking refuge in...
Nov 23, 2010: Ron Paul, the Fed, and Changing Times
by Charles Scaliger
The times, they are a-changin'. Unthinkable only a year or two ago, the prospect that Congressman Ron Paul may actually receive the long-deserved chairmanship of a House subc...
Nov 22, 2010: The Madness of Inflating Away the Debt Burden
By Richard Daughty
I get really tired of hearing how "inflation reduces the burden of debt," which I say is a Gigantic Load Of Hooey (GLOH).
Nov 19, 2010: What Could Trip Gold Up?
By David Galland
Can you visualize a possible scenario that could put a sudden end to the secular rise now underway in gold and silver?
Nov 18, 2010: Yukon Fever: Today's Hottest Area Play
By Andrey Dashkov
Building on the spectacular early takeover of Underworld Resources by gold major Kinross this June, recent discoveries in the Yukon Territory have made this large region of fro...
Nov 18, 2010: The horrible truth starts to dawn on Europe's leaders
By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The entire European Project is now at risk of disintegration, with strategic and economic consequences that are very hard to predict.
Nov 18, 2010: The Best Gold Storage Ideas You've Never Considered
By Terry Coxon
If you could only do one thing to protect yourself from the hazards of being tied to the U.S. economic system, buying physical gold would be our first recommendation.
Nov 17, 2010: The World Shorts the Dollar
By Ron Paul
A remarkable confluence of recent events has brought unprecedented but very welcome attention to both U.S. monetary policy and the global political economy in general.
Nov 16, 2010: Bullion Bulls Needn't Fear a Resurgent Dollar
By Rick Ackerman
Time for a reality check in bullion - and in the dollar while we're at it - since anxiety about the price action in both seems to be rampant these days.
Nov 16, 2010: David Morgan: If You Can't Touch It, You Don't Own It
By Bull Source
David Morgan of and James Turk of discuss physical silver vs paper silver and backwardation.
Nov 15, 2010: Should gold miners be returning to hedging?
By Lawrence Williams
Gold mining companies' profits are currently strong as the gold price hits new records. Should they now thus be returning to hedging to lock in profits?
Nov 15, 2010: Thank a Vet?
By Laurence M. Vance
We've all seen the bumper stickers: "My son is in the Air Force," "If You Can Read This in English, Thank a Marine," "Proud Vietnam Veteran," "Fly Navy," and of course, "Tha...
Nov 15, 2010: Sprott's Embry: "Extraordinarily bullish" on gold - and silver will do even better
By Karen Roche and Brian Sylvester
Regardless of who's controlling the U.S. Congress John Embry holds out little hope for economic happiness in the short run and remains very positive on gold an...
Nov 10, 2010: Bernanke: Wealth for Wall Street, Poverty for the People
By Charles Goyette
It was just two years ago, a wealth transfer so brazen as to leave one breathless. The $700 billion Bush bailout met with so much hostility from the public that one congressma...
Nov 10, 2010: Clueless Ben?
By Gary North
The familiar slogan of investing is this: "Timing is everything." If true, then Ben Bernanke had a bad week. Calling it a bad week barely does justice to it.
Nov 9, 2010: The End of the Statist Quo
By David Galland
Here at Casey Research, we have been rather negative about the economy for many moons.
Nov 9, 2010: Our Failed National Economy
By David Stockman
Tuesday night's election result was a victory for deep partisan stalemate, polarization, dysfunction, and acrimony throughout the halls of government.
Nov 9, 2010: Let's Attack Iran!
By Fred Reed
Oh good. I see that Senator Lindsey Graham wants to attack Iran. The US, he says, should "sink their navy, destroy their air force and deliver a decisive blow to the Revolutionary...
Nov 9, 2010: iShares Silver Trust ETF's Silver Stockpile Not Keeping Pace With Gains
By Tim Iacono
Boy, a few comments last month by CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton and a short-squeeze that shows no sign of abating for traders at JPMorgan (who, along with HSBC, are now being sued...
Nov 8, 2010: Not just inflation fears boosting gold
By Peter Brimelow
Gold goes onwards and upwards. And key letters say there are reasons beyond looming inflation.
Nov 8, 2010: SPX's Running Correction, Gold's Setup, Oil Explodes!
By Chris Vermeulen
The financial markets continue to climb the wall of worry on the back of more Fed Quantitative Easing.
Nov 8, 2010: The China powder keg: JOHN HUMPHRYS on a nation that's either on the edge of becoming THE superpower - or exploding into anarchy
By John Humphrys
The chanting, when it began, sounded angry. I was in my hotel room in Beijing trying to put together a report on political repression for the Today programme and this sounded as...
Nov 8, 2010: Krugman's Most Embarrassing Comment Ever
By Robert Wenzel
With commodity prices soaring, Paul Krugman is in a trap with his deflation call, so he has decided to turn to Richard "I am not a crook" Nixon to explain why price inflation i...
Nov 5, 2010: Silver Breaks Out From Price Manipulation, The Gains Will be Breath Taking
By: Jim_Willie_CB
A love affair with silver is so natural. The fundamentals are astoundingly positive and bullish in price prospects.
Nov 5, 2010: Silver ETFs & Miners Surge Following QE2 -- Will the Bubble Burst?
By The Bedford Report
On Wednesday the Federal Reserve announced that it plans to buy $600 billion in Treasury bonds to stimulate the economy, in a process known as quantitative easing, or in th...
Nov 5, 2010: QE Focus Ignores 800 Lb Gorilla
By Dr. Jeffrey Lewis
While investors sit idly by, waiting for any confirmation in direction of Fed policy-making, a much larger issue is being critically overlooked.
Nov 4, 2010: More on the Case of Silver
By David Galland
Last month gold broke into new record territory - reaching an all-time high of $1,387 on October 14.
Nov 4, 2010: Silver Manipulation Quiz
By Bix Weir
1. Which monetary metal is the MOST manipulated on a daily basis by the banking cabal?
Nov 4, 2010: Gold heading for $2,000 and on up on U.S. political, economic uncertainty
By Jeffrey Nichols
Gold thrives on political and economic uncertainty . . . and we've got plenty of that following the Republican victories this week
Nov 4, 2010: The Federal Reserve Is Holding a Conference On Jekyll Island To Celebrate 100 Years of Dominating America
By Economic Collapse Blog
The Federal Reserve is going back to Jekyll Island to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the infamous 1910 Jekyll Island meeting that spawned the draft legislation t...
Nov 3, 2010: QE2 risks currency wars and the end of dollar hegemony
By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Fed's "QE2" risks accelerating the demise of the dollar-based currency system, perhaps leading to an unstable tripod with the euro and yuan, or a hybrid gold stand...
Nov 3, 2010: American Pie - Altered to Lament My Life and Times as an Economist
By Robert Higgs
A long, long time ago . . .
Nov 2, 2010: Revenge of the 'Gold Nuts'
By Dan Freed
A pair of lawsuits filed last week against JPMorgan Chase and HSBC reveals a growing conspiracy theory in the silver and gold markets that large banks are working in tandem with the...
Nov 2, 2010: Forget Gold: Buy Silver Stocks Instead
By Tracey Ryniec
Gold, gold, gold. Aren't you getting sick of hearing about gold all the time?
Nov 2, 2010: Analysis: Silver case hard to prove, despite Hunt Bros
By Frank Tang
Federal regulators and aggrieved investors face an uphill battle to prove allegations that two of the biggest silver trading firms are manipulating the market, if history is any gu...
Nov 1, 2010: La Fuente
By Fred Reed
So I was sitting with Tom the Robot and Jonesy in La Fuente, an old and cavernous beer bar hard by the cathedral in Guadalajara, and swapping lies.
Nov 1, 2010: 'Fraudulent' silver trades? Have gold markets suffered in the same manner?
By Julian Phillips
Since we received reports from the CFTC that market players have made "repeated" and "fraudulent efforts to persuade and deviously control" silver prices, we have heard that...
Oct 29, 2010: Could this be it?
By David Bond, Publisher
Two guys on our Christmas card list this year will be Ted Butler and Bill Murphy. Butler has been chasing the silver manipulation story since 1990; Murphy's Gold Anti-Tr...
Oct 29, 2010: Silver money for Americans
By Hugo Salinas Price
I think that my readers will agree that there is a desperate need for some fresh thinking about money in the U.S.
Oct 29, 2010: The War On Terror
By Paul Craig Roberts
Does anyone remember the "cakewalk war" that would last six weeks, cost $50–60 billion, and be paid for out of Iraqi oil revenues?
Oct 29, 2010: Signs Hyperinflation Is Arriving
By Gonzalo Lira
Back in late August, I argued that hyperinflation would be triggered by a run on Treasury bonds.
Oct 29, 2010: Silver Report: Fraud, Corruption & QE To Infinity
By Silver Bear Cafe
Oct 28, 2010: The Silver Sleuth
By Jeff Clark
We once had an ongoing series in BIG GOLD called, "1001 Reasons to Own Gold." The idea was that there were so many valid reasons to own the metal that I wanted to track and report ...
Oct 28, 2010: Marc Faber Analyzes Midterm Elections and QE2
By Bull Source
Investor Marc Faber speaks with Bloomberg about China's imbalances and the effect of midterm elections and the Fed’s next round of currency debasement on the economy.
Oct 28, 2010: A Solid Play for Post-Manipulation Silver
By Christopher Barker
Silver is an entirely new market this week. Following CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton's public condemnation of "fraudulent efforts to persuade and deviously control"
Oct 27, 2010: Chart of the Week: Inflation in the Real World
By Jake Weber
As is often the case, there is a big difference between what the government statistics are reporting and what’s going on in the real world. According to the most recent inflation...
Oct 27, 2010: They Hate Our Guts And they're drunk on power.
Perhaps you're having a tiny last minute qualm about voting Republican. Take heart. And take the House and the Senate.
Oct 27, 2010: The Hayseed Rebellion
By James P. Gannon
One of the most striking things about this year's political discourse (as if name-calling and wild accusations can be dignified with such a term) is that what used to be consi...
Oct 26, 2010: Depression Within a Depression
By James Quinn
In recent months, worshippers at the altar of Keynes have been hyperventilating over the possibility Congress will run a deficit of "only" $1.5 trillion in 2010.
Oct 26, 2010: Our Contemptible Congress
By Walter E. Williams
Most people whom we elect to Congress are either ignorant of, have contempt for or are just plain stupid about the United States Constitution.
Oct 25, 2010: Analysts Offer Mostly Bullish Longer-Term Views On Silver
By Allen Sykora
Spokane--(Kitco News) Most of the analysts attending the Silver Summit in Spokane, Wash., described themselves as bullish on silver's long-term outlook. Following is a sampling...
Oct 25, 2010: Mountain Roads, Take Me Home
By Fred Reed
It may have been the summer of '85, or may not have been, when I hitchhiked out of Washington, DC, which is the left ventricle of the heart of darkness, toward the coal fields of We...
Oct 25, 2010: 'If the trade war continues, it's going to be the end of all of us,' warns Jim Rogers
By BI-ME staff
Legendary global investor and chairman of Singapore-based Rogers Holdings, Jim Rogers said he is terribly concerned about currency wars and cautions that no one has ever won a tra...
Oct 18, 2010: The Second Leg Down of America's Death Spiral
By Gonzalo Lira
I swear to God Almighty: Mortgage Backed Securities are America's Herpes-the gift that keeps on oozing.
Oct 18, 2010: Gold a sure bet amidst the current global currency crisis
By David Levenstein
Ten years ago when gold was trading below $300 an ounce the universal manta was, "sell gold." Central banks were selling or leasing their gold in an attempt to get rid of t...
Oct 15, 2010: Capitalism Saved the Miners
By Daniel Henninger
It needs to be said. The rescue of the Chilean miners is a smashing victory for free-market capitalism.
Oct 14, 2010: The Case for America's Future
By Gary North
It is easy to make a case for east Asia's economic success, but only over the next two decades.
Oct 13, 2010: How to Make, or Lose, a Fortune in Junior Exploration Stocks
By David Galland
The first thing to know about junior resource exploration stocks is that they are volatile. You can make 50% in a day, and you can lose 50% in a day.
Oct 12, 2010: Oh Help
By Fred Reed
Reality and Sing Sing have in common that those who can escape from them do. I'm sitting in the living room drinking Padre Kino red and scratching the ears of Long Dog Silver, our l...
Oct 7, 2010: The tale of Boeing's high-risk flight into the jet age
By Sam Howe Verhovek
In the Seattle of 1955, there was no Space Needle to give the city a signature skyline. Tucked away in that quiet upper left-hand corner of the map, Seattle was still seven ...
Oct 7, 2010: Gold and Silver Breakout as Fascist Business Model Crumbles, Mortgage Market Fraud
By Jim Willie
Some significant events are in progress, extremely important developments in the grand pathogenesis that reflects the deep decay and deterioration in the US financial structure. Th...
Oct 5, 2010: Don't Chase Gold And Silver Higher, Wait For Secondary Buy Point
By Jeb Handwerger
A couple of weeks ago I mentioned the the dollar was on the verge of a collapse. Please see my article from September 15, 2010 highlighting the imminent breakdown of the U.S. D...
Oct 4, 2010: Where Are Oil and Gas Prices Heading Next?
By Marin Katusa
Oil is heading to US$200 per barrel. This isn’t speculation but hard fact. But forewarned is forearmed, and with this price expected within the next five years, investors have plenty of time to p...
Oct 4, 2010: Peter Schiff Discusses Top Investment Pick, Silver
By Peter Schiff
Financial expert Peter Schiff joins Money Rocks to discuss his top investment pick, silver.
Oct 4, 2010: Central Banks - have they lost control of the Gold Market?
By Julian Phillips
You may be asking yourself, did the central banks ever control the gold market? Yes, indeed they did!
Sep 30, 2010: 'Mining's Michael Moore', Phelim McAleer, To Address Silver Summit Banquet
Phelim McAleer, writer, co-director and narrator of the tragi-comical documentary "Mine Your Own Business" pillorying the environmentalist movement's march against mining, will keynote the Silver B...
Sep 29, 2010: Debtflation
By David Galland
Investors should be prepared to sell gold as either increased inflation expectations or doubts around debt sustainability force a sharp increase in US Treasury bond yields.
Sep 28, 2010: Big Doin's in Juarez
By Fred Reed
Things change. They change. I arrived in Mexico some seven years ago amid dire warnings from all and sundry that I would instantly die of foul disease, tramplling by burros, and spl...
Sep 25, 2010: Undervalued Silver in a Government Spending Frenzy
by Richard Daughty
To prove that all my yelling, "Buy silver now, or you're a moron!" has paid off, silver is getting a lot more press coverage lately, like the headline "Silver Hits '80 Level; ...
Sep 25, 2010: It Is Official: The US Is A Police State
By Paul Craig Roberts
On September 24, Jason Ditz reported on that “the FBI is confirming that this morning they began a number of raids against the homes of antiwar activists in...
Sep 24, 2010: Stealth Monetization in the U.S.A.
By Gonzalo Lira
Insofar as money is concerned, governments and central banks should be kept as far away from one another as a pedophile from Dakota Fanning.
Sep 23, 2010: Who Are the Experts on Gold?
By Gary North
The experts on gold are the people who publicly recommended that investors purchase gold when gold was under $300.
Sep 22, 2010: How High Will Gold Go This Fall?
By Jeff Clark
The gold price has been hitting ever-new records over the past couple weeks, now closing in on the $1,300 mark. Some gold followers are saying this is extremely bullish for the nea...
Sep 22, 2010: Gold Perfect Storm
By The Gold Report
A few months ago, U.S. Global Investors' CEO and Chief Investment Officer Frank Holmes told The Gold Report readers to watch the horizon for a confluence of three forces crea...
Sep 20, 2010: Third world America
By Luiza Ch. Savage
Collapsing bridges, street lights turned off, cuts to basic services: the decline of a superpower
Sep 20, 2010: Greenspan's Dark Cloud
By Gary North
In an interview at the Council on Foreign Relations (Sept. 15), Greenspan called for higher taxes. This got headlines. But he said a lot more than this.
Sep 20, 2010: Lunatics to the Left, Lunatics to the Right, and Not a Drop to Drink
By Fred Reed
God. Oh God. Oh God, God, God. It is getting worse. Maybe I'll take cyanide.
Sep 17, 2010: The Long Road to Recovery
By David Galland
Last week the government released the latest unemployment data. Bloomberg, always ready to roll up the sleeves to help its friends in government (get reelected), was running a h...
Sep 15, 2010: Gold Confiscation: Straws in the Wind
By David Galland
In the emails that our readers at Casey Research send our way, questions and concerns about the possibility of gold confiscation rank high.
Sep 15, 2010: IMF fears 'social explosion' from world jobs crisis
By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
America and Europe face the worst jobs crisis since the 1930s and risk "an explosion of social unrest" unless they tread carefully, the International Monetary Fund has...
Sep 15, 2010: Never Before Seen Banking Phenomena
By Richard Daughty
I am always alarmed at most things these days, given my low regard for governments who have power over me and people who have power over me, who always screw things up and the...
Sep 14, 2010: Gold's Rise Dependent On How Low US Dollar Will Go: Ron Paul
By Daniela Cambone
Kitco News--Gold will continue its rise since the US dollar could potentially be defaulted on completely, said U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Tex., a keynote speaker at the Kitco Metal...
Sep 10, 2010: The environmental movement in retreat
By George F. Will
The collapsing crusade for legislation to combat climate change raises a question: Has ever a political movement made so little of so many advantages?
Sep 9, 2010: Memo to Seattle: Rein in Your Economic Genocide of Idaho
By David Bond
Imagine if some unelected bureaucracy in Post Falls, Idaho, decided, using computer models, that airplanes were unsafe because: (a) they crash once in awhile, and; (b) the aluminum...
Sep 9, 2010: Should You Buy a House Now?
By David Galland
Recently, we have had a number of queries about real estate. And no wonder. For starters, real estate prices have come down. Plus, in an environment with next to zero interest r...
Sep 9, 2010: A Requiem for Reason
Oh well. It never amounted to much anyway.
By Fred Reed
Much hoorah, there is, over the mosque that may or may not be built in New York. I don't give a tinker's damn (whatever precisely that may be; I presume that tinkers' oaths were tho...
Sep 9, 2010: Obama Plus Bernanke Equals A Higher Gold Price
BY Richard (Rick) Mills
Investors are starting to realize that gold is a storehouse of value and a safe haven in times of turmoil. Gold’s price has risen because of the abuse and mismanagement...
Sep 8, 2010: Reality Economics
By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.
As a culture, we like our reality on television, but seem to oppose it in economics.
Sep 7, 2010: Global Collapse of the Fiat Money System: Too Big To Fail Global Banks Will Collapse Between Now and First Quarter 2011
By Matthias Chang
Readers of my articles will recall that I have warned as far back as December 2006, that the global banks will collapse when the Financial Tsunami hits the global economy in 20...
Sep 7, 2010: The BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster
By Walter Block
The BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion of April 20, 2010 was a disaster for people located in or near the Gulf of Mexico. It outright killed 11 platform workers and seriously...
Sep 7, 2010: Treasury Bills: The New Opium
By James G. Rickards
One of the turning points in the history of world trade was the failed mission in 1793 of Lord George Macartney, representing King George III of England, to the Imperial C...
Sep 7, 2010: German banker hits nerve with anti-immigration book
By Simon Sturdee
BERLIN (AFP) - Politicians have rushed to condemn a board member of the German central bank for a new book tackling immigration, but his views have found considerable support am...
Sep 3, 2010: Moving into Bonds: From Frying Pan to Fire
By David Galland and Kevin Brekke
The other day, I came across an article that said, while individuals may be moving their money out of equities, they have been moving into bond funds - and in a...
Sep 3, 2010: What Kerouac, Kennedy, Lincoln, and Practicing Medicine Have Taught Me About Liberty
By Donald W. Miller, Jr., MD
Beacons on the path I took to becoming a libertarian, while practicing medicine, are Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation, the Kennedy assassination, and America’s...
Sep 3, 2010: The Gold Audit
Congressman Ron Paul is in the news again, this time for calling for an audit of America’s gold reserves. He issued the call in an interview with a news service run by a gold dealer, Kitco News
Sep 3, 2010: Reagan: No Revolution
By Jacob H. Huebert
The popular perception is that Ronald Reagan ushered in a "revolution" in government – an essentially libertarian one, in which the federal government was no longer viewed ...
Sep 2, 2010: The Big Silver Slingshot
By Bix Weir
The amount of information on silver as an investment being analyzed and discussed lately has been astonishing.
Sep 1, 2010: China & Australia Team Up!
By Chuck Butler
Well... I've got a lot on my mind this morning... Things that happened yesterday, and things that happened 80 years ago... But first, we go front and center this morning so I can...
Sep 1, 2010: Easy money will not boost economic activity nor create jobs in the US, says Marc Faber
Marc Faber the Swiss fund manager and Gloom Boom & Doom editor said the market will eventually perceive the easing moves, announced by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke last Friday,
Aug 31, 2010: Flying Blind
By Peter Schiff
Watching economists and media analysts react to breaking economic news is a bit like looking at a flock of pigeons flying over the New York skyline. A true wonder of the urban la...
Aug 30, 2010: Inflation Follows the Stimulus Boom
By Richard Daughty
Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital notes that the Federal Reserve, and the idiots like Paul Krugman who genuflect at the altar of Keynes, is not done with destroying the eco...
Aug 30, 2010: Frank Holmes: The Emotional Side of Gold Buying
By Lara Crigger
It's no secret that gold is a highly emotional market. But exactly which emotions drive which investors might surprise you, says Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer of...
Aug 30, 2010: Uncle Scam
By David Galland
The latest data on global gold trends, Q2 2010, just popped into my email box from the World Gold Council.
Aug 26, 2010: Home Sales Drop 27 Percent in July and Things Are Only Going To Get Worse for The U.S. Housing Industry
On Tuesday the National Association of Realtors announced that existing home sales in the United States dropped a whopping 27.2% in the month of July. The consensus among analysts was that we would...
Aug 26, 2010: Faber and Schiff on the American Bond Bubble
By Dian L. Chu
As I've been saying for some time that the bond market is screaming for an imminent burst, now Dr. Marc Faber and Mr. Peter Schiff also spoke with CNBC on Aug. 23 warning of a bon...
Aug 26, 2010: The Most Fiscally Irresponsible Government in U.S. History
By Mortimer B. Zuckerman
There is an instinctive conclusion among the American public that President Obama's stimulus package has failed to create a sustained recovery.
Aug 25, 2010: Inflation Follows the Stimulus Boom
By Richard Daughty
Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital notes that the Federal Reserve, and the idiots like Paul Krugman who genuflect at the altar of Keynes, is not done with destroying the eco...
Aug 24, 2010: Hemp drives green vehicle prototype
By Kim Guttormson
Nathan Armstrong envisions a day when drivers will be rolling up to the curb in a car powered by an electric motor and covered with a body made from hemp.
Aug 24, 2010: Top Physicist Says Solar Flare Would Set Us Back 100 Years
By Mac Slavo
Well known physicist Michio Kaku joins the Fox Business News Channel to discuss the probability of a serious solar flare event and what effects it may have on society.
Aug 24, 2010: Over lunch with the FT, more ignorant snickering about gold
By Chris Powell
A "Lunch with the FT" interview with "When Money Dies" author Adam Fergusson, published Friday in the Financial Times and written by Jonathan Ford, was interesting enough but cou...
Aug 23, 2010: Rethinking Gold: What if It Isn't a Commodity After All?
by Jeff Opdyke
This won't sit well with some people: Gold isn't a commodity. There. I've said it.
Aug 23, 2010: Big Autumn Silver Rally 2
by Adam Hamilton
Silver has been drifting in a rather lackluster summer. Ever since surging to $19.50 in mid-May, this often-popular white metal has been grinding sideways to lower.
Aug 20, 2010: Panama Gold
By David Bond
In the 50 years following Christopher Columbus's accidental discovery of the Americas, Spaniards hauled some 21 tonnes of gold out of the east-west isthmus of what is now called Pa...
Aug 20, 2010: How Many Laws Have You Broken Today?
By Mark Nestmann
If you're like most Americans, you violate numerous laws each day, probably without even knowing it.
Aug 19, 2010: Obama Economy Facts
By Keith Hennessey
On the campaign trail, President Obama is talking about everything except his own economic record. He attacks his predecessor - a man for whom I worked - as his advisers prom...
Aug 19, 2010: The Ecstasy of Empire
By Paul Craig Roberts
The United States is running out of time to get its budget and trade deficits under control.
Aug 19, 2010: Time is running out for the West
By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Great Recession has dramatically shrunk the time left for the big AAA states to prevent a full-blown sovereign debt crisis as their demographic time-bomb threate...
Aug 18, 2010: US Prepares For Gold Standard
By Bix Weir
I have often written about the US Treasury and US Mint's very strange behavior when it comes to their part in continuing "business as usual" for the fiat monetary system.
Aug 17, 2010: The "Flight to Safety" Trade Your Broker Won't Tell You About
By Graham Summers
Quietly and with little fanfare, Gold has made a MAJOR change in its status. The precious metal is largely viewed as THE anti-paper money play by investors.
Aug 17, 2010: The Great American Disaster: How Much Gold Remains In Fort Knox?
By Chris Weber
Yesterday marked the 39th anniversary of the day when the US Government declared bankruptcy. Oh, they didn't call it that at the time. But what happened on August 15, 1971 was that the US defaulted...
Aug 16, 2010: Geithner's Delusional Recovery
By Richard Daughty
Bill Bonner here at The Daily Reckoning writes that Tim Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury of the United States of America, is the author of the now-infamous "Welcome to the Recovery" piece he wro...
Aug 16, 2010: Freedom and Illusion
By Fred Reed
When I was a kid long, long ago, before time began, or anyone had thought of why time ought to begin, or what it might be good for, I lived in rural King George County, Virginia.
Aug 13, 2010: If Deflation Wins, What Will Gold Stocks Do?
By Jeff Clark
The talk of a possible double dip is now common banter on TV investment programs. And indeed, deflationary forces seem to have the stronger grip right now than inflationary ones.
Aug 13, 2010: Bean-Counters and Baloney
By Thomas Sowell
The bean-counters have struck again – this time in the sports pages. Two New York Times sport writers have discovered that baseball coaches from minority groups are found more...
Aug 12, 2010: In Defense of Deflation
By Doug French
The Obama stimulus and bailouts haven't decreased unemployment rates or bankruptcy filings while home prices and home sales have fallen and can't get up.
Aug 11, 2010: A Two-Front War On Gold
By Gary North
Politics makes strange bedfellows. In the person of Ben Bernanke, three streams of American politics have come together:
Aug 11, 2010: Base Metals to Extend Gains
By Karvy Global
Base metals rallied strong in early hours Wednesday. During the day, base metals are expected to attain fresh highs, although gains could be limited due to dismal macroeconomic d...
Aug 10, 2010: Marc Faber: Protect Your Property with High Voltage Fences, Barbed Wire, Booby Traps, Military Weapons and Dobermans
By Mac Slavo
Investment guru and publisher of The Gloom, Boom and Doom report, Marc Faber, regularly discusses investment strategies for protecting and building wealth during times of economic d...
Aug 9, 2010: Who's Scoffing Now?
By David Galland
A couple weeks ago, the family and I watched Dirty Jobs, an altogether entertaining show from the Discovery Channel. In the episode we watched the host, Mike Rowe, serve as a me...
Aug 6, 2010: Gold Meltdown or Mania - Batten Down the Hatches
By Louis James
As Doug Casey said recently, we expect things to come unglued soon. With the ongoing madness in Europe, it seems to me that things are starting to look visibly less well glued alr...
Aug 6, 2010: Doug Casey: War Is Coming
Interviewed by Louis James
L: Doug, last time we conversed, you said: "Let's talk about what Clausewitz called 'the extension of politics' next time - I think the odds are increasing that we may...
Aug 6, 2010: Hot political summer as China throttles rare metal supply and claims South China Sea
By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The United States and Europe have been remarkably insouciant about supplies of rare earth minerals so crucial to frontier technologies, from hybrid engines to mobile...
Aug 5, 2010: The Federal Hegemon
By David Bond
I think 26 years of holding the Silver Valley's mining economy and its good name hostage is enough! And you want another hundred years? You're out of your collective mind.
Aug 5, 2010: Reading Between The Lines: James Bullard's Seven Faces of "The Peril"
By Chris Ciovacco
After reading James Bullard's twenty-three page paper on possible monetary responses to further economic shocks, we feel it is important for investors to gain a basic understan...
Aug 5, 2010: The New Push for a Global Currency
By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.
You surely didn't think that the governing elites would let this economic crisis pass without pushing some cockamamie scheme for control.
Aug 4, 2010: Codevilla's Not-Quite Manifesto
By Gary North
Every political movement needs a manifesto. The Tea Party surely needs one. So do other grassroots political resistance organizations.
Aug 2, 2010: Who's Hiding What and Why
By Fred Reed
Two ways exist of looking at Wikileaks, the site that publicizes secret military documents and videos.
Aug 2, 2010: US Economic Outlook: Indebted to Death
By Richard Daughty
John Stepek at, talking about the "European bank stress tests" that were "a whitewash, of course" said that it kind of reminded him of "one of Gordon Brown's b...
Jul 29, 2010: Is Market Topping Again?
By David Banister
Here at TMTF, I enjoy making controversial calls based on Human Behavioral topping and bottoming patterns, often referred to as Elliott Wave Theory.
Jul 28, 2010: Ron Paul: We Cannot Even Maintain the Zinc Standard
By Rocky Vega
The US Mint has had trouble keeping up with precious metal coin demand for most of this year, and it now appears the investigation into why that's the case may also consider the ec...
Jul 28, 2010: Economic Warnings From Two Respected Analysts
By Gary North
Two widely respected economic commentators, Harvard's Niall Ferguson and Nassim "black swan" Taleb, have offered highly pessimistic assessments of what lies ahead for th...
Jul 27, 2010: The Death of Paper Money
By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
As they prepare for holiday reading in Tuscany, City bankers are buying up rare copies of an obscure book on the mechanics of Weimar inflation published in 1974.
Jul 27, 2010: How to Buy Your Kids a House
By Jeff Clark
I don'tave a crystal ball, but I'll bet I can tell you how much a house will cost in five years. UBS released some interesting research last month on how much gold it takes to bu...
Jul 27, 2010: On the Bloated Intelligence Bureaucracy
By Ron Paul
I have often spoken about the excessive size of government, and most recently how waste and inefficiency needs to be eliminated from our military budget.
Jul 27, 2010: When, Not If
By Theodore Butler
Today, President Obama signed into law the historic Financial Regulatory Reform legislation package.
Jul 27, 2010: The Breakup of the United States
By Michael S. Rozeff
As the dissatisfactions of Americans with their national government grow, so does the likelihood of the breakup of the United States.
Jul 26, 2010: Welcome Back, Hecla
By David Bond
Wallace, Idaho - It was an event to behold. Two Fridays ago, Hecla Mining Co., (NYSE:HL) opened an office in downtown Wallace, on Bank Street.
Jul 26, 2010: Bring Out Your Dead
By David Galland
Last week, the price of gold again broke below its new base at $1,200, and the U.S. stock market was again under strong pressure, due to a confluence of fears, most of which poi...
Jul 26, 2010: Laws, not lies
By Michael Oberndorf
As support for impeaching Barak Hussein Obama grows, there is a great deal of discussion of the grounds that can be cited for impeachment.
Jul 26, 2010: Buy Gold, Peter Schiff Says: U.S. Dollar a "Bottomless Pit", Treasuries a "Sucker's Bet"
By Peter Gorenstein
It's not likely Peter Schiff president of Euro Pacific Capital is taking part. Schiff tells Tech ticker he isn't as negative on stocks as he was a few years back when he corr...
Jul 23, 2010: The FED's Real Monetary Problem
By Thomas Luongo
Since being "converted" to both libertarianism and, by extension, Austrian economics I have developed a passion for money.
Jul 22, 2010: Back To the Articles
By Ron Holland
How would you like to begin a peaceful, legitimate political action which could roll back the last 100 years of government growth and national debt along with the hated federal in...
Jul 22, 2010: The real value of gold - $52,831 an ounce?
By Lawrence Williams
In a rather convoluted article on the real value of gold GATA's Adrian Douglas, writing in has calculated that in terms of U.S. dollar convertibi...
Jul 21, 2010: Gold Coin Sellers Angered by New Tax Law
By Rich Blake
Those already outraged by the president's health care legislation now have a new bone of contention -- a scarcely noticed tack-on provision to the law that puts gold coin buyers an...
Jul 21, 2010: What Bernanke’s testimony is really about
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke makes his twice-a-year trek to Capitol Hill starting Wednesday to discuss monetary policy and the health of the financial system.
Jul 21, 2010: Double dip recession, hedging and the gold price- Julian Phillips
By Geoff Candy
Hello and welcome to this week's edition of gold's weekly podcast. Joining me on the line is the founder of the Gold Forecaster, Julian Phillips.
Jul 20, 2010: Dow May Crash to 7,500 If 10,600 Not Breached
By Daryl Guppy
Seeing there's been quite a bit of interest in my recent comments on CNBC about the historical parallels between the Great Depression and the recent financial crisis, I thought it...
Jul 19, 2010: Is the Gold Trade "Crowded"?
By Jeff Clark
It's true that GLD's assets just passed the $50 billion mark, and that it's the second largest U.S. ETF. Yes, mints had difficulty filling orders when the Greek crisis broke. And y...
Jul 19, 2010: Harry Schultz on the Power Elite, Free Markets, the Internet and Why Gold Is Going Much Higher
Scott Smith
The Daily Bell is pleased to present an exclusive interview with Harry D. Schultz
Jul 19, 2010: Dow May Crash to 7,500 If 10,600 Not Breached
By: Daryl Guppy
Seeing there's been quite a bit of interest in my recent comments on CNBC about the historical parallels between the Great Depression and the recent financial crisis, I thought i...
Jul 19, 2010: Another round of Prohibition, anyone?
By George F. Will
The evening of Jan. 16, 1920, hours before Prohibition descended on America, while the young assistant secretary of the Navy, Franklin Roosevelt, drank champagne in Washington ...
Jul 16, 2010: Historian warns of sudden collapse of American 'empire'
By Brent Gardner-Smith
Harvard professor and prolific author Niall Ferguson opened the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival Monday with a stark warning about the increasing prospect of the American "empire...
Jul 16, 2010: LeBron Nation: Americans Hypnotized As Country Collapses
By Paul Joseph Watson
The sight of American citizens gathering to protest basketball player LeBron James' decision to join Miami Heat last week, after Ohio Governor Ted Strickland joined celeb...
Jul 14, 2010: Staggering Stats About Silver Supply
By Richard Daughty
I got a June 2010 brochure from that contained an interesting fact about SLV, the Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) for silver, which is that Peter Keusgen, ...
Jul 14, 2010: Why Seabridge Says No to Mining Projects
By Eric Jackson
Rudi Fronk has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Seabridge Gold(SA) since 1999. In this recent interview, he talks about the company's history and two key Seabrid...
Jul 12, 2010: On the scent of a fishy economy
By D. Murali
Throughout history, governments have gotten themselves into trouble by spending more than they have, observes Peter D. Schiff in 'How an Economy Grows and Why it Crashes' (www.wiley...
Jul 12, 2010: Save the Virgins!
By David Galland
This morning I read an interesting story in Soundings magazine. It recounted the final voyage of the S.S. Morro Castle, purportedly one of the safest ships afloat back in 1934 w...
Jul 12, 2010: Gout Sufferers of the World Unite!
By Mike (in Tokyo) Rogers
"Gout is the only disease that had been correctly identified as a unique disease throughout all of medical history. For over four thousand years doctors and healers hav...
Jul 8, 2010: Time to Board the Gold Stocks Train?
By Jeff Clark
One of the big hints that gold stocks will be ready for take-off is when they stop following the broader markets and strictly track gold, particularly if the market falls and gold ...
Jul 8, 2010: Here's Why Ben Bernanke Can't Save The Economy This Time
By Joe Weisenthal
Today's blip down in the jobless claims notwithstanding, there's no doubt that the prospects of a double-dip recession seem to be growing with each major economic announcement.
Jul 8, 2010: More Power for the Fed
By Ron Paul
Last week I was pleased to see my Republican colleagues take up the cause to fully and completely audit the Federal Reserve by including my language from the Federal Reserve Transpar...
Jul 7, 2010: Build Your Tea Party Portfolio - Before November Elections
By Don Dion
"Tea parties" have played a role in knocking out some incumbents in primary elections around the country and if the current trend continues, they'll have an impact on policy in Novem...
Jul 6, 2010: Wall Street Apocalypse: The World of the Doomsday Investors
Predictions of the end of civilization are nothing new, but the direst prognosticators have, traditionally, existed on the fringes of society, where their dark visions can be com...
Jul 2, 2010: Inventory Fraud Increases in Silver Market
By Jeff Nielson
When I first began examining supply/demand data on the silver market several years ago, I was somewhat hesitant to form conclusions, as silver (and gold) have traits which are ve...
Jul 2, 2010: Central Banks Push Up the Gold Price
By David Galland
For some years now, Doug Casey has gone on record with his view that we’ll know the gold bull market is really picking up steam when central banks stop selling their reserves ...
Jul 2, 2010: Dollar Plunges After UN Call To Ditch Greenback
By Paul Joseph Watson
U.S. economy enters "total freefall" as double-dip recession looms
Jul 1, 2010: Spills and Chills
By David Coffin and Eric Coffin
On the rare occasions that political rhetoric seems to understate a problem, it's big. BP has a big problem in the Gulf of Mexico, which they are now properly la...
Jul 1, 2010: Nine reasons gold will go past $1500 - Jeff Nichols: MD, Precious Metals Advisors
By Alec Hogg
As history repeats itself the yellow metal is likely not only to hit $1,500 by the end of this year, but also to go subtantially higher in the next few years
Jul 1, 2010: Coined Liberty
By Scott Rentschler
In the last chapter of The Dollar Meltdown, Charles Goyette makes a fascinating observation about what has been depicted on American coins over the years:
Jun 30, 2010: 'I have gold, silver, sugar in my pocket'
By Sachin P Mampatta
Mumbai: Jim Rogers, author, traveller and commodity evangelist, does not have a high opinion of policy makers in the United States.
Jun 30, 2010: Getting What You Want, Wanting What You Get
By Fred Reed
I see where women, or college girls anyway, are honking and blowing most fierce about how they don't like the way sex works nowadays. Yeah. It seems that the hook-up is in flower.
Jun 29, 2010: High Unemployment, Lower Stocks and Growing Worries. Is This 1930 All Over Again?
by Henry Blodget
Yesterday, economist Paul Krugman said we're headed for another Depression. The world's new obsession with "austerity" will kill the global recovery, Krugman says, and plunge t...
Jun 29, 2010: The Seven (Potentially) Deadly Sins of Silver Investors
by Adam Jay Doolittle
The Seven Deadly Sins committed by silver investors destroy wealth, leaving investors discouraged and broke. These seven (potencially) deadly sins are: overindulgence, ha...
Jun 29, 2010: Perfect-Worlders, Get Real!
by David Galland
Scanning through a local newspaper this week, I came across a letter to the editor that speaks volumes about the popular misconceptions that are dragging this country, and the...
Jun 28, 2010: Paul Krugman Throws In Towel, Says We're Headed For Another Depression
By Henry Blodget
For the last several months, Princeton professor Paul Krugman has become increasingly agitated about what he feels is a disastrous mistake in the making
Jun 25, 2010: Jim Rogers Would Rather Buy Silver, Hold Gold
By Randy Sharrow
Though it still has a long way to go over the next decade, gold is at an all time nominal high and Jim Rogers is holding the precious metal, not buying. Silver on the other hand...
Jun 24, 2010: We Cannot Afford to Double Dip
By Alex Daley
Talk of a double-dip recession is seemingly increasing these days. Home sales have dropped like a brick since the end of the special tax breaks for buyers. Weekly job reports are...
Jun 23, 2010: Silver Mining ETF Enjoys Strong Debut
By Don Dion
As the price of gold continues to creep higher after stalling out in mid-May, investors may also wonder if they can find a more dynamic investment in silver.
Jun 23, 2010: The Popular Press Discovers Gold: Time to Take Profit?
By Josh Lipton
Market pros remind us that, according to one old saying down in the canyons of lower Manhattan, we should think about selling an investment when it’s discovered by the popular m...
Jun 23, 2010: Advantages and Disadvantages of Silver
By Bill Sardi
Silver is not being mined like gold is. New silver mines not as plentiful.
Jun 23, 2010: The Fear Trade Is In
By Sean Rakhimov
Some of you may have seen the news regarding the launch of a new (and at the moment the only) silver miners fund from Global X Funds , managed by a New York based company that i...
Jun 22, 2010: Time to Focus on Silver
By Jordan Roy-Byrne
It is not exactly groundbreaking analysis to say that what's good for gold is generally good for silver. As observers of the precious metals know, silver tends to lag gold bu...
Jun 22, 2010: Golden Times
By Mary Anne & Pamela Aden
Gold is amazing. It’s been very strong, hitting record highs last week. Its bullish price action means investors and governments know it’s time to be in safe assets.
Jun 22, 2010: Gold Manipulation Quiz
By Bix Weir
The following Quiz will test your knowledge of Gold Market Manipulation. It is meant to pull the curtain back on what REALLY is happening in the gold markets.
Jun 22, 2010: An Expert's View on Yuan Appreciation
Global markets got a nice lift on news that China will allow gradual appreciation of its currency against the U.S. dollar.
Jun 22, 2010: The EPA Can Go To Hell, and I Will Go To Texas
By Brian Roberts
Last week, the feds sent the Environmental Protection Agency out to harass the sovereign state of Texas.
Jun 21, 2010: Gold reclaims its currency status as the global system unravels
By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
We already know that the eurozone money markets seized up violently in early May as incipient bank runs spread from Greece to Portugal and Spain, threatening the first...
Jun 21, 2010: The Case for Human Extinction
By Fred Reed
I have walked by night on the wild empty beaches of Michoacan when the moon, at its full, aimed a silver path at me over the restless waters, when the wind blew chill and strong fro...
Jun 21, 2010: The gold standard: generator and protector of jobs
By Hugo Salinas Price
The abandonment of the gold standard in 1971 is closely tied to the massive unemployment the industrialized world has suffered in recent years; Mexico, even with a lower le...
Jun 21, 2010: Mum's the Word
By Theodore Butler
There's an old adage about not seeing the forest for the trees. It means getting wrapped up in the details of a circumstance and losing appreciation for the big picture.
Jun 18, 2010: This Ain't Obama's Katrina
By David Bond
The video on the bottom corner of every TV show shows this serpentine belch of crude oil from the basement of the Gulf of Mexico, puking wretched murk 24/7 like a cable news channe...
Jun 18, 2010: Fifty Years of Suppressing Silver
By Jeff Nielson
Sophisticated precious metals investors are well-aware of the rampant manipulation of the gold and silver markets. They are also generally aware of the reason for such manipulation
Jun 18, 2010: The 2010 Silver Buying Guide
By Jeff Clark
Silver has been sizzling and causing lots of buzz in the industry. Investors are excited.
Jun 18, 2010: And Then There Were Three: How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes
By Andy Duncan
Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, and prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone
Jun 18, 2010: Banks are lending again
Banks are lending again. After many months of sitting on their hands while trying to repair their over-leveraged balance sheets, banks are making new loans. They also continue to buy US governmen...
Jun 18, 2010: Greenspan's Fiscal Solution: Inflation
By Terry Woo
First, let me say that last night's Minyanville Summer Soiree was a great success. I feel honored and privileged to be part of such a great community.
Jun 15, 2010: A Signal from the Stock Market
By James Turk
The stock market is often acclaimed for its forecasting ability. Stock prices peak long before the downturn in economic activity that generally results in a recession and a prolong...
Jun 15, 2010: Inflation-Corroded Copper Coins
By Richard Daughty
Junior Mogambo Ranger (JMR) Phil S. sent an article from the Globe and Mail where I learned that inflation in Canada has been so persistently corrosive over the years that, li...
Jun 14, 2010: Silver Prices May Ride Momentum Higher
By TheStreet Staff
Momentum indicators suggest a bullish outlook for silver this week. The European debt crisis will continue to impact the markets and likely will increase the demand for silver.
Jun 14, 2010: Why Won't You Die, Damn it!
By David Galland
Back when I had more time, I would occasionally play Oblivion, a video game. A game so addictive, it's been known to contribute to flunking out of colleges and the failure of ma...
Jun 14, 2010: Analyzing Mining Stocks With a New Tool
By John Townsend
Are you interested in discovering a new technical tool to use in your analysis of mining stocks? If so, this article may not only interest you, it may also help you make better ...
Jun 14, 2010: Bernanke, Gold, And the Keynesian Endpoint
By Tim Iacono
Well, at least someone in the mainstream financial media has an idea about why Fed chief Ben Bernanke's comments about gold last week were at the same time so fascinating and so al...
Jun 11, 2010: Chairman of Goldman Sachs International Was - Until Last Year - Also Chairman of BP
Janine Wedel has written extensively on how the "shadow elite" rule the world and about the "flexians" - the movers and shakers of the shadow elite who glide across borders, and structure overlappi...
Jun 11, 2010: Interview: U.S. Gold CEO Rob McEwen Looks Ahead of the Curve
The Gold Report: We see a lot of troubling scenes on the global economic landscape-from the bailouts in Europe to ever-increasing deficit spending in the U.S. to talk about a housing bubble about t...
Jun 11, 2010: Anatomy of a Three-Bagger: The Brett Resources Story
By Jeff Clark
Shareholders were treated to a big win last month when Brett Resources (V.BBR) was bought out by Osisko Mining (T.OSK), giving investors a triple from our initial recommendation.
Jun 10, 2010: The Hidden Meanings in the New $100 Bill!
By Bix Weir
First of all, I must admit that I am one of those "Conspiracy Nuts" who loves to read meaning into the back of the US $1 bill like I'm trying to solve a centuries old puzzle.
Jun 10, 2010: Gold close to boiling point - McEwen
The Gold Report: We see a lot of troubling scenes on the global economic landscape-from the bailouts in Europe to ever-increasing deficit spending in the U.S. to talk about a housing bubble about t...
Jun 10, 2010: Insufficient Silver to Supply China's Growing Demand
By Richard Daughty
Most people have never heard of "the invisible hand" of the market, which is the surprising result of everyone working to get money with which to satisfy their own selfish int...
Jun 8, 2010: Yesterday's Top Story: Haven-seeking Europeans buy physical gold
By Dorothy Kosich
The European debt crisis spurred physical gold sales on two continents this past week, as the latest U.S. Mint gold bullion coin went on sale at the open price of US$1,510.
Jun 8, 2010: Gold Prices Break $1,250, Now What?
ByAlix Steel
Gold prices set a record high Tuesday as investors scrambled to buy the precious metal and risk appetite diminished.
Jun 7, 2010: Do You Really Believe They’re Going to Pay Off This Debt?
by Vin Suprynowicz
Jun 5, 2010: Euro 'will be dead in five years'
The euro will have broken up before the end of this Parliamentary term, according to the bulk of economists taking part in a wide-ranging economic survey for The Sunday Telegraph.
Jun 4, 2010: Justice In The Socialist Style-Coming to America Soon!
We like to think that our system of justice is fair. We like to believe that the police conduct their investigations in an impartial manner and collect the evidence that exonerates as well is damns...
Jun 4, 2010: Doug Casey: Education of a Speculator, Part Two
Interviewed by Louis James
Note: When we left our intrepid hero last week, he was hanging off the edge of a golden cliff...
Jun 3, 2010: Give unto Caesar - What to Pay When You're Selling
By Jeff Clark
Proper planning with your finances is incomplete until you consider the endgame consequences of your investment decisions today. So, what are the tax consequences of selling gold, ...
Jun 3, 2010: It's a Bird, It's a Plane...It's Euro TARP
By David Coffin and Eric Coffin
The European Commission brought out the big guns. In a move intentionally reminiscent of the US TARP program, leaders of the continent's major economies promised...
Jun 3, 2010: Theodore Roosevelt and the Modern Presidency
By Thomas E. Woods, Jr.
In 1896, Brooks Adams wrote a book called The Law of Civilization and Decay. Like most late-19th-century commentators, he believed that his country was nearing a watershe...
Jun 3, 2010: Silver Manipulation Quiz - ANSWERS!
By Bix Weir
1) Which monetary metal is the MOST manipulated on a daily basis by the banking cabal?
Jun 2, 2010: Into the Abyss: The Cycle of Debt Deflation
By Ron Hera
One of the most famous quotations of Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises is that "There is no means of avoiding the final collapse of a boom brought about by credit expansion.
Jun 1, 2010: ECB warns of more bank loan losses
By Krista Hughes and Paul Day
The European Central Bank warned on Monday that euro zone banks face up to 195 billion euros in a "second wave" of potential loan losses over the next 18 months due...
Jun 1, 2010: Wall Street's War
By Matt Taibbi
It's early May in Washington, and something very weird is in the air. As Chris Dodd, Harry Reid and the rest of the compulsive dealmakers in the Senate barrel toward the finish l...
May 31, 2010: Will there be a happy ending for the Sunshine mine?
By David Bond
The situational dynamics at the Sunshine silver mine never cease to fascinate. To paraphrase Sir Winston Churchill: Never have so many gotten it so wrong for so long.
May 31, 2010: ASlightly Different Take
By Fred Reed
A few thoughts, that will probably get me lynched, on the immigration of Mexicans:
May 31, 2010: Everyone is deceived
By Lars Schall
Chris Powell, the Secretary/Treasurer of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee, GATA, has been managing editor of the Journal Inquirer, a daily newspaper in Manchester, Connecticut...
May 31, 2010: The Wall Street Journal's War On Gold
By Gary North
Brett Arends writes for the Wall Street Journal. He is a standard Establishment financial journalist. They are all anti-gold.
May 31, 2010: Preparing for What's Next
By David Galland
Oh, what a tangled web we live in.
On one side of the Atlantic, there is a fundamentally broke European Union. On the other, the world's largest debtor nation, these United...
May 28, 2010: Mysterious Money Supply Discrepancies
By Richard Daughty
Being an inveterate conspiracy theorist who is absolutely convinced that the government is full of morons, lunatics and traitors, not to mention legions of hired goons with ba...
May 28, 2010: Is Europe heading for a meltdown?
By Edmund Conway
This financial crisis is worse than the sub-prime crash of 2008 because the sums are so much bigger and it is governments that are in dire straits. Edmund Conway explains the ...
May 28, 2010: An American Concept: Crushing Debt
By David Galland
Commenting on the European crisis - because this has gone well past being one that can be termed "Greek" - the New York Times cited a senior U.S. official on the significant rol...
May 28, 2010: 'Decisive break-out to the upside' for silver forecast
By Dorothy Kosich
GFMS' short-term forecast for silver "is that through to July silver will trade between $16.40-$19.50, broadly shadowing gold," GFMS Chairman Philip Klapwijk predicted today.
May 27, 2010: Gold to remain higher on its inherent value
By Dr. Atif Khan, Ph.D.
Gold is a precious metal commodity which avails the direct result of the global GDP. The whole world works to elevate the prices of Gold in the longer run.
May 27, 2010: Warning: Crash dead ahead. Sell. Get liquid. Now.
By Paul B. Farrell
"This game's in the refrigerator! The door's closed, the lights are out, the eggs are cooling, the butter's getting hard and the Jell-O is jiggling ..."
May 26, 2010: How Low Will Silver Go?
By Jeff Clark
We released our 2010 Silver Buying Guide last week and the silver price promptly cratered. So does this change our view of gold's shiny cousin? Hardly.
May 26, 2010: Financial Analysts Gasp When They Hear Any Investment Gains Will Be Wiped Out By a Currency That Does Not Hold Purchasing Power
By Bill Sardi
In separate articles The Wall Street Journal published profiles of two men who captain different investment groups, one a legendary investor who asks, after investors have reaped a...
May 25, 2010: Faber: Nations Will Print Money, Go Bust, Go to War...We Are Doomed
By Andrew Mellon
Today the leading Austrian economic think tank, the Ludwig von Mises Institute held a conference at the University Club in Manhattan in which Marc Faber, famed contrarian invest...
May 25, 2010: ETFs and the "Flash Crash"
By Frank Holmes
Liquidity is one of the key selling points for exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but the Dow Jones "flash crash" of May 6 shows how that supposed advantage can turn into a huge li...
May 25, 2010: Australia No.1 sovereign risk issue for mining - Rio Tinto
By James Regan
Global miner Rio Tinto said it is reviewing all investments in Australia due to a proposed new tax, describing the country as its No.1 sovereign risk concern and sending a weak ...
May 25, 2010: Hugo Salinas-Price on the Nature of Money and Why Silver Should Be Legal Mexican Currency
Scott Smith
The Daily Bell is pleased to present an exclusive interview with Hugo Salinas-Price.
May 24, 2010: The Markets Vs. Bernanke
By Michael Pento
Who should investors listen to: the financial markets or the Fed?
May 24, 2010: Danger in Numbers: The Decline of Paper Currency
By Richard Daughty
I waited until I had sobered up to re-read Agora Financial's 5-Minute Forecast, where it reported that "Bill Clinton shocked us the other day when he came out and suggested th...
May 20, 2010: The End of the Gold Bull Market
By David Galland
Q. With gold and gold stocks on a tear, does Casey Research still recommend holding 1/3 of a portfolio in cash?
May 20, 2010: Gold and Dollar to Bounce From Key Support
By Chris Vermeulen
It has been an interesting week in the market as stocks and commodities push to extreme support levels.
May 19, 2010: Great Moments in American Statesmanship
By Robert Higgs
Everyone knows that the United States of America is the greatest nation in human history. It is the land of the free and the home of the brave, whereas the people of other countr...
May 19, 2010: $1800 - $2000 gold this year - and $30 silver - James Turk
By Lawrence Williams
In the closing keynote on the first full day of the 2010 World Mining Investment Conference in London yesterday, James Turk, founder of Gold Money, opened by reaffirming his...
May 19, 2010: Golden Goose vs. Black Swans
By David Coffin and Eric Coffin
April ushered in both broader evidence of recovery in parts of the Western economy, and a series of both ecological and economic "events" that are quite worrisome.
May 19, 2010: What to Expect From the Ban on Short Selling
By Matt Theal
Yesterday we were reminded of September 19, 2008, the day that the SEC banned short selling in financial companies because the agency wanted to "protect the integrity and quality o...
May 18, 2010: Good News And Bad News
By Roger Wiegand
Good News: The Scramble Is On For Physical Gold. Bad News: Unemployment Is Skyrocketing
May 18, 2010: An Impressive Result
By Theodore Butler
A brief analysis of what must be called an outpouring of public sentiment on an incredibly specific issue. That issue is the concentrated short position in COMEX silver and ho...
May 18, 2010: John Williams: A Hyper-Inflationary Great Depression Is Coming
By Ellis Martin and Karen Roche
ShadowStats' John Williams has done his math and believes his numbers tell the truth. He explains why the U.S. is in a depression and why a "Hyper-Inflationary Gr...
May 17, 2010: 'Serious manipulation' of gold, silver markets
By Jerome R. Corsi
A London-based commodities trader claims a major New York bank is conducting serious manipulation of the silver and gold futures markets.
May 17, 2010: Why More Investors Like Gold
by Frank Holmes
Gold is charging up to new highs, so it's no surprise that the level of interest in this financial asset is charging up as well.
May 17, 2010: Dumbing-Down the Economic Curriculum
by Richard Daughty
I was curled up in a corner of the Mogambo Bunker Of Mortal Refuge (MBOMR), feeling terrible that I made a Really Stupid Error (RSE) in a previous MoGu where I, in effect, ann...
May 14, 2010: Doug Casey on the Return of the Crisis Creature
Interviewed by Louis James
Doug, on March 3, you and I spoke about how to profit from the coming collapse of the euro. Prior to that, we talked about a major market correction on the way this year.
May 13, 2010: Are Precious Metals Going Parabolic?
By By Chris Vermeulen
It's been an exciting couple weeks in the market with gold now making new all-time highs as money floods into this shiny safe haven.
May 13, 2010: Gold investment still has a long way to run - Murenbeeld
By Geoff Candy
Much of gold's current run of form has been attributed to gold investors.
May 12, 2010: Jim Rogers: The Euro Will Now Dissolve
Jim Rogers thinks the European bailout put the 'nail in the coffin' for the euro:
May 11, 2010: 3 Steps to Geographically Diversifying Your Gold Stocks
by Jeff Clark
The keyword is geographical diversification. And while no single investment variable can guarantee profits, geographical diversification does add a layer of safety and enhanced pro...
May 11, 2010: Yesterday's Top Story: U. S. gold coins sales soar on economic anxiety
By Frank Tang
U.S. gold coin sales surged this week as the anxiety over a euro-zone debt crisis spilled over into the United States and as Thursday's sudden Wall Street collapse shook investors.
May 11, 2010: The Tragedy That Is Greece
By Lew Rockwell
On May 5th, three bank workers died in a blaze at their Athens office block after violence broke out in a mass demonstration against the Greek government.
May 10, 2010: Feds probing JPMorgan trades in silver pit
Federal agents have launched parallel criminal and civil probes of JPMorgan Chase and its trading activity in the precious metals market, The Post has learned.
May 10, 2010: DEBORCHGRAVE: Stock market time bomb?
By Arnaud de Borchgrave
Even the world's most savvy stock-market giants (e.g., Warren E. Buffett) have warned over the past decade that derivatives are the fiscal equivalent of a weapon of mass ...
May 10, 2010: False Virtue: The Politics of Lying About History
In 1961 Life magazine invited the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and novelist Robert By Thomas J. DiLorenzo
Penn Warren (author of All the King's Men, and nineteen other novels) to record his thoug...
May 10, 2010: The Obama Dollar
Editorial of The New York Sun
The collapse of the dollar to less than a 1,200th of an ounce of gold is emerging as one of the astonishing stories of our time.
May 10, 2010: We Are Out of Money
By Matt Welch
American conservatives, particularly the fiscal variety, tend to hold up the European Union as a model of irresponsible, big-spending economic policy.
May 9, 2010: 149. Is There Any Gold in Ft. Knox?
By Lew Rockwell
Congressman Paul, long the leader in American public life for sound money, sound banking, and the free market, talks about the progress of his Audit the Fed bill - and why the Fe...
May 7, 2010: Somebody Should Hang the NYSE: Jim Rogers
The suspected erroneous trades that exacerbated the Wall Street's fall on Thursday should be investigated and solutions must be found if the New York Stock Exchange is to maintain its reputation, i...
May 7, 2010: Challenge for gold miners remains growth - Sean Boyd
By Geoff Candy
The gold sector is likely to see an increase in M&A activity in the future as miners look for growth, says Sean Boyd, Agnico-Eagle vice chairman and CEO.
May 7, 2010: Notes From the Field: Peru Prevails
By Louis James
Last month I visited Peru again, penetrating perhaps a bit deeper but certainly higher up in the Andes than I’ve gone before. No nose-bleeds, but I’m not ashamed to admit that...
May 6, 2010: Silver's spotted underbelly
By Barry Sergeant
Investors in silver equities seem stoned and confused by well-publicised bull calls on bullion prices.
May 6, 2010: Currency crisis will get worse
By Jim Rogers
You have been warning us for quite sometime now about our currency crisis. Is that what is finally upon us?
May 6, 2010: 10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
By Gregory White
Europe's sovereign debt crises continue to be at the center of the world's news today as the euro continues to fall against the dollar.
May 6, 2010: The Laughable Nature of GDP Growth
By: Richard Daughty, The Mogambo Guru
At work the other day, I was actually considering either doing some actual work or taking the afternoon off, after, of course, I finished reading the govern...
May 5, 2010: Three Mile Island for U.S. Oil
By David Galland
Willie Shakespeare may have summed it up best when, borrowing the voice of King Richard III, he penned "A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!"
May 5, 2010: Why Not Feel Sorry for BP?
By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.
It was 21 years ago that the Exxon-Valdez leaked oil and unleashed torrents of environmental hysteria. Rothbard got it right in his piece "Why Not Feel Sorry for Ex...
May 4, 2010: If gold poised for take-off then silver should be an even better bet
By Lawrence Williams
Investors are beginning to move back into silver as there is a perception that the metal's more volatile price patterns will lead to better returns if gold also continues ...
May 4, 2010: China May 'Crash' in Next 9 to 12 Months, Faber Says
By Shiyin Chen and Haslinda Amin
Investor Marc Faber said China's economy will slow and possibly "crash" within a year as declines in stock and commodity prices signal the nation’s property ...
May 3, 2010: The Euro Is Screwed
By Kevin Brekke and David Galland
On April 22, Eurostat, the statistical arm of the European Union, released figures on EU member states’ government deficits and debt for 2006-2009. The Europe...
May 3, 2010: Australian miners angered by resource-rental tax
By Ross Louthean
The mining community was this morning digesting news most would consider unpalatable while new project developers would consider it alarming.
May 3, 2010: Repudiate the National Debt
by Murray N. Rothbard
In the spring of 1981, conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives cried. They cried because, in the first flush of the Reagan Revolution that was supposed t...
May 3, 2010: Stock Market Investing: Why the Majority Must Lose
by Richard Daughty
I was sitting there, cool and comfy, wearing my new Mogambo Crisis Outfit (MCO), consisting of a pair of snazzy red cowboy boots, a combat helmet, a bullet-proof vest and a ba...
Apr 30, 2010: Hi-Ho, Silver, Aw-a-a-a-ay!
Hi-ho, Silver, awaaaay! We told subscribers to look for a 25-cent rally in the May Comex contract, but by day's end it had surpassed our wildest expectations, closing with a 43-cent gain on the day.
Apr 30, 2010: High Gold Prices Warn of Harder Times
Four-digit gold prices are a warning for investors that the threat of a recession is still on the table.
Apr 29, 2010: Rising Federal Debt Found to Cause Intestinal Alien Syndrome
I was having breakfast with the family, and to keep from having to listen to their boring stories about their boring lives while I ate, I told them that I keep having a nightmare where a creature, ...
Apr 29, 2010: Stocks Plummet as Market Wakes Up to "Real Crisis," Says Peter Schiff
Fear of a sovereign debt crisis in Europe resurfaced Tuesday, sending stocks tumbling around the globe. In the U.S. the Dow shed 213 points and the S&P lost 28 points.
Apr 28, 2010: Gold Is the 'Only Currency': Strategist
Gold is "the only currency" worth investing in as it is a good hedge against the eurozone's fiscal troubles, said Mathew Kaleel, co-founder & portfolio manager, H3 Global Advisors.
Apr 28, 2010: Could Make Prosecution Difficult, Experts Say
(The Borowitz Report) Eleven indicted Somali pirates dropped a bombshell in a U.S. court today, revealing that their entire piracy operation is a subsidiary of banking giant Goldman Sachs.
Apr 28, 2010: Pro-gold investment attitude may run for years - CPM
In their Gold Yearbook 2010 released to the public Tuesday, New York-based CPM Group says gold prices appear likely to remain high and strong in 2010.
Apr 27, 2010: The Sunshine Mine Saga, Part 43.2.8b
By David Bond, Editor
Silverminers Dot Com
Apr 26, 2010: 2010 List of Silver Mining Stocks and Companies
As these two lists of silver companies published in 2007 and 2009 have become the most-read blog posts, here is an extended update for the year 2010.
Apr 26, 2010: Chris Powell Replies to Jeffrey M. Christian
by Chris Powell, Secretary/Treasurer, Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
Christian insists that there was no news in what he told the March 25 hearing of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading ...
Apr 26, 2010: Gold Rises to New Record High in Euros and Swiss Francs
Gold dipped to $1,135/oz early in New York before dipping rising sharply to close with a gain of 0.95%. Gold closed last week some 2% higher in dollars and 3% higher in euros.
Apr 25, 2010: The national debt and Washington's deficit of will
Bill Gross is used to buying bonds in multibillion-dollar batches. But when it comes to U.S. Treasury bills, he's getting nervous.
Apr 23, 2010: We're All Comrades Now
By David Galland
To ascertain what move the government is most likely to take next, we must first assess the probabilities.
Apr 22, 2010: Gold Stocks: Math Today, Magic Tomorrow
by Jeff Clark
Here at Casey Research, we eagerly awaited the release of quarterly reports from the companies in our favorite sector. Why? The gold price was substantially higher last quarter tha...
Apr 22, 2010: Peter Schiff: New financial regs will likely increase severity of next crisis
In a speech to Wall Street today, President Obama talked of a "failure of responsibility" in Washington and on Wall Street.
Apr 21, 2010: Jim Rogers: Next Recession Will Be Much Worse
Legendary investor Jim Rogers gives his analysis on currency markets, inflation, and commodities, and provides solutions to the economic problems in the US.
Apr 21, 2010: Owning Gold and Silver: The Unsafe Method
Thanks to Bill Murphy and the Gold Anti-Trust Action (GATA) committee, the slimy, market-manipulating goings-on in the short-selling of gold futures and silver futures to suppress their prices at t...
Apr 21, 2010: Hyperinflation Looms - The Dollar Arrives at Its 'Havenstein Moment'
There is an interesting article in Canada's Globe & Mail about the lack of growth in the US money supply. Ignoring for the moment that the quantity of dollars in circulation is significantly under...
Apr 19, 2010: Gold's upward momentum thwarted by Goldman Sachs news
After several sessions during last week the gold price continued to exhibit signs of strength when suddenly, on Friday, the SEC charged Goldman Sachs and one of its vice presidents for defrauding i...
Apr 18, 2010: 4 Reasons Why the Goldman Sachs Fraud Scandal Is So Dangerous
Yes, the merits of the SEC's case are questionable, and Goldman Sachs (GS) could likely win a court battle, and easily afford any fine imposed.
Apr 18, 2010: The EPA Monster
Among the legacies of Richard M. Nixon, famed for the Watergate scandal that forced his resignation, it should be noted that he created the Environmental Protection Agency.
Apr 17, 2010: Goldman Could Trigger Market Correction: Jim Rogers
Some expert investors have described the market's reaction to the SEC's accusations against Goldman Sachs as a 'storm in a teacup.' They believe the fallout would be short-lived, and eventually pre...
Apr 16, 2010: More Powerful Than Armies
Mises often said that ideas are more powerful than armies. In the midst of war - and all governments are, to some extent, at war with their own people - it can take a leap of faith to agree.
Apr 16, 2010: David Bond Live on SSN Live
Apr 15, 2010: How to Save the Catholic Church
The great second wave of church scandals appears this week to be settling down. In the Vatican they're likely thinking "the worst is over" and "we've weathered the storm." Is that good? Not to this...
Apr 15, 2010: The 21st Century Bank Run
What bankers fear most is a bank run. Yet for how many weeks now have we lived with the event affectionately named Bank Fail Friday with nary a jog? How is this possible?
Apr 15, 2010: Sprott Speaks Out
A look at oil and gold and whether all his calls have paid off, with Eric Sprott, Sprott Asset Management president/CEO/portfolio manager.
Apr 15, 2010: Sell Now, Buy Later - the ABCs of Short Selling
by Jake Weber
The catch phrases "Buy low, sell high" and "The market fluctuates" are probably the two most frequently used clichés of the investment world.
Apr 15, 2010: Metal$ are in the pits
There is no silver lining to the activities of JPMorgan Chase and HSBC in the precious-metals market here and in London, says a 40-year veteran of the metal pits.
Apr 15, 2010: Feds Busy Rewriting the History of the Collapse
The talking points have been written and the official spokesmen have been briefed. Now all that remains is for them to deliver the government-approved version of the history of the financial collap...
Apr 14, 2010: 5 Reasons to Watch Silver ETFs
It's not hard to make a case for silver exchange traded funds. The metal holds its own against gold quite well, outperforming it year-to-date. Silver is also well-positioned to benefit during the l...
Apr 14, 2010: Stable Money Supply: The Real Way to Help the Poor
I am happy to note that the Tea Party, which appeals to me personally, is gaining traction and power, which adds more political overtones to my life and gets me, a shameful Republican, away from th...
Apr 12, 2010: Building a Better Gold / Silver Ratio
By Charles Armstrong
Commodity traders love spreads. Not only do spreads (intra- or intercommodity) provide guidance for entry and exit points in our trades, they also make a lot of sense.
Apr 12, 2010: IT'S 2007 ALL OVER AGAIN
Several weeks ago I speculated that we were "On the brink of an asset explosion" .
Apr 8, 2010: A Time to Act
By: Theodore Butler
The reaction to the CFTC meeting on March 25 continues to be great in precious metals circles. More commentary has been generated by this meeting than even I expected.
Apr 8, 2010: A Grand Adventure
By Fred On Everything
Wisdom's Price
Apr 7, 2010: Premiums Play a Role in Indicating Silver Manipulation
By: Dr. Jeffrey Lewis
Silver investors should remember to always pay attention to the per ounce premium they pay to receive physical metals.
Apr 7, 2010: Schiff serves Tea Party bullion and politics
The two worlds of Peter Schiff merged over the weekend at a Holiday Inn hard by I-91, where he pitched investment advice and his U.S. Senate candidacy to Tea Party activists.
Apr 7, 2010: Rob McEwen on Junior Miners and the Next Homestake Mining Company
Hera Research is pleased to present a riveting interview with gold mining industry legend Rob McEwen, Chairman and CEO of US Gold Corporation (NYSE: UXG). In this exclusive interview, Mr. McEwen di...
Apr 7, 2010: The Silver Boom Is Coming!
Many people know me as just a guy referred to by the news media as "local hothead" or sometimes "extremist loudmouth doom-and-gloomer" or (my favorite) "looney toon" but to most people I am known a...
Apr 6, 2010: The Gold:Silver Ratio: Is gold too high, or perhaps silver too low?
With the gold:silver ratio still above its historic norm, will silver start to play catch-up?
Apr 6, 2010: Seabridge: Taking It To The Shorts
By David Bond
Apr 6, 2010: When Soda was a Nickel and Social Security Wasn't Much More
By Vedran Vuk for The Casey Report
Apr 6, 2010: Debtor Nation
Only a few decades ago, the United States was the world's largest creditor nation. American capital spanned the globe financing all types of investments in virtually every country.
Apr 5, 2010: Living In America's Hangover
Let me start out by asking a few questions. How many of you were pro-bailout? How many pro-healthcare? How many think borrowing trillions of dollars to "stimulate" will really have any long term ef...
Apr 5, 2010: China Is Gold's Future
The new report "Gold in the Year of the Tiger" from the World Gold Council (WGC) predicts that gold consumption in China could double in the coming decade as a result of rising demand for jewelry, ...
Apr 4, 2010: Hot Rocks and Hot Investments... But Don't Get Burned!
By Dr. Marc Bustin, Ph.D., FRSC
Apr 3, 2010: Halloween Comes to the Subways
Give me strength. Washington has lost yet another round to its Islamic enemies. Gaming America is so easy. The pattern is that Islam's fascists do something cheap but gaudy, whereupon in response o...
Apr 1, 2010: How To Prepare For Obamacare: Create Your Own Natural Medicine Chest
This article provides a list of proven home remedies and self-help strategies that readers can begin utilizing today to maintain health while avoiding costly medical care.
Mar 31, 2010: Conflict or Cooperation
By Walter Williams
Mar 31, 2010: The GATA saga continues
In this interview with GATA, King World News continues the saga after just having interviewed Andrew Maguire, the whistleblower out of London. This gives a short and long-term view down the rabbit ...
Mar 30, 2010: Whistleblower details banks' manipulation of silver, gold
By Andrew Maguire
Mar 30, 2010: Census Numbers Uncensored
By Vedran Vuk, Casey Research
Mar 30, 2010: China's insatiable appetite for gold as demand exceeds supply
A country with an insatiable appetite and a shortfall of supply against demand - which may be amplified by the simplification of some inward investment rules and the launch of domestic / internatio...
Mar 30, 2010: Lovelock: 'We can't save the planet'
Professor James Lovelock, the scientist who developed Gaia theory, has said it is too late to try and save the planet.
Mar 29, 2010: Truth Has Fallen and Taken Liberty With It
By Paul Craig Roberts
Mar 23, 2010: Silver Thursday Plus 30
By David Morgan
Mar 19, 2010: Stuff The i Stuff
David Bond
Mar 19, 2010: The Taylor Rule: A Tool for Predicting Fed Policy
By Bud Conrad, Editor, The Casey Report
Mar 19, 2010: Taking the Tenth - The Last Hope
by Fred Reed
Mar 18, 2010: In the Shadow of the Castle
By David Galland for Casey's Gold & Resource Report
Mar 18, 2010: Doug Casey on All Things Fun (ATF)
(Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator)
Mar 18, 2010: Investors Look Beyond GLD, Find Profits in Miners
Select gold stocks have outperformed despite relatively unexciting performance from the commodity itself.
Mar 18, 2010: You Missed the Best Day to Buy
Every day for 20 years, a lady prayed to win the lottery. Every single day. Finally, in despair, she said, "God, I've been a true and faithful servant, and have lived an exemplary life. Why won't y...
Mar 16, 2010: Gold is money
By Nick Barisheff - As published in Money Magazine March 2010
Mar 15, 2010: Doug Casey on Surviving Financial Apocalypse Now
Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator
Mar 15, 2010: New Jersey Mining Company Completes Placement and Plans Production
New Jersey Mining Company (OTCBB:NJMC - News) is pleased to announce that it has completed a private placement of 3,115,000 Units at $0.17 per Unit for gross proceeds of $529,550. Proceeds are plan...
Mar 12, 2010: Dollar Bulls Beware
By late 2009, as the U.S. dollar flirted with multi-year lows against most foreign currencies, big investment players crowded into trades that shorted the greenback. Commentators noted that the ant...
Mar 10, 2010: Competition for the IMF's Gold?
On February 24, Reuters reported that the Reserve Bank of India was "set to be a buyer" of the 191.3 tonnes (6.74 million ounces) of gold the IMF is selling. Although the bank wouldn't comment dire...
Mar 10, 2010: As Confidence Returns, Gold Will Rise
John Embry
Mar 10, 2010: To Know Us Is To Love Us
David Bond
Mar 8, 2010: How Precious Metal Investors Can Use Gold Stocks
Previously, I've covered the situation in the US Dollar, gold and silver markets, but because there's more to the precious metals sector than just these two metals, I've decided to supplement the p...
Mar 3, 2010: Maker of "Not Evil, Just Wrong," and "Mine Your Own Business" films blasts Avatar as "anti-mining."
Mar 3, 2010: Doug Casey: Profit from the Euro-Crash
Interviewed by Louis James
Mar 2, 2010: Paul Ryan -- the Man Who Could Save America
By Doug Hornig
Feb 27, 2010: This past week in gold
By Jack Chan
Feb 26, 2010: Trader Tracks Weekly
By Roger Wiegand
Feb 25, 2010: Anti-Gold Conservatives
by Gary North
Feb 24, 2010: 'Unsustainable Deficits' and Bond Boycotts: Panic at the Fed or Back to Financial Normalcy?
by F. William Engdahl
Feb 24, 2010: Gold, Silver & Stock Indices on the Verge of Rolling Over?
By Chris Vermeulen
Feb 23, 2010: Is Ben Bernanke Smart Enough to Be a CEO?
By Vedran Vuk - Casey Research
Feb 22, 2010: First Gold Exploration Inc.: Formal Agreement on Mexican Option and Amendment to Terms
Feb 18, 2010: Columbia Is Open For Business
By David Galland
This is not Louis's first trip to Colombia but just one of many. This time he is there to update his notes on what's going on down there, now that some semblance of political stability has reignite...
Feb 17, 2010: Goldman Sachs and other big banks aren't just pocketing the trillions we gave them to rescue the economy - they're re-creating the conditions for another crash
By Matt Taibbi - Rolling Stone
Feb 16, 2010: Ted Butler Commentary
By Ted Butler
Feb 15, 2010: 3 Best Ways to Invest in Gold
By Jeff Clark
Many conventional U.S. brokers are relatively clueless when it comes to gold stocks. If you asked them to name one, chances are it would be a domestic producer, one with assets located primarily in...
Feb 4, 2010: Cambridge House Phoenix Silver Summit 2010 Silver Review and Outlook
By Ted Butler
Feb 3, 2010: Hotel Chambermaid
By David Bond
Jan 11, 2010: A Milestone Meeting
By Ted Butler
As I indicated in my recent interview on King World News, a very important open hearing has been scheduled by the CFTC for Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 at 1:00 PM.