Not a ‘total shock’ if stocks plummet 25% and gold soars 50% by October
The U.S. economy is nowhere near as strong as the prevailing view on Wall Street leads investors to believe. That means a painful stock-market correction could hit as soon as October, according to libertarian firebrand Ron Paul, the medical doctor, former Republican congressman and repeat presidential candidate… (Continue to full article)
Silver and the Great Future of Mexico
“Today, our world is deprived of real money, and I think this is a very real tragedy. However, I also think that this situation will have to reverse itself, and for this reason I have devoted recent years to the promotion of a silver coin as money in parallel with paper substitutes, through a simple measure adapted to present conditions” – Hugo Salinas Price (Continue to full article)
Gold is Watching
Gold is watching and waiting, moving down on deflation fears and then up again on the view that the Fed will have to reverse course once the economy cools down. My models show that bonds, Bill Gross and gold have it right and that stocks are heading for a fall… (Continue to full article)
Is Cash No Longer King? The Future of Paper Money
On June 27, the ATM turned 50. Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker once described it as the “only useful innovation in banking,” but today, the cash that ATMs dispense may be on the… (Continue to full article)
Gold and Rare Coins as Valuable Diversification Vehicles
Investment advisors often speak of “negative correlation.” In practical terms, that means that a well-protected portfolio must contain investments that “zig” while the global stock markets “zag.” You don’t want all of your investments going down at once, right? Most investors suffered that fate in 2008 and 2009, when all three leading asset classes (stocks, bonds and cash for income) fell at once. That’s why investors need gold to lift a portion of their net worth higher, even while all of their other investments may sink in unison… (Continue to full article)
Why Wall Street Should Be Viewed as a Major National Threat
The day before the 4th of July, when most Americans were hustling about preparing for family barbecues, the New York Times finally decided to publish an editorial warning about Wall Street’s potential threat to the nation. Unfortunately, it did so with the kind of timidity we see regularly from cowed or compromised Wall Street banking regulators… (Continue to full article)
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