Bill Holter

Bill HolterBill Holter writes and is partnered with Jim Sinclair at the newly formed Holter/Sinclair collaboration. Prior, he wrote for Miles Franklin from 2012-15. Bill worked as a retail stockbroker for 23 years, including 12 as a branch manager at A.G. Edwards. He left Wall Street in late 2006 to avoid potential liabilities related to management of paper assets. In retirement he and his family moved to Costa Rica where he lived until 2011 when he moved back to the United States. Bill was a well-known contributor to the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA) commentaries from 2007-present. You can reach Bill at: bholter@hotmail.com

 

Articles by Bill Holter

Those who have been reading my work for any length of time know I have been adamant we would someday face a "global margin call." I believe this call was issued last week! No matter how you look at the world, whether financially,...
2015 was a very interesting year in its own right…but the way it finished was even more interesting. As the year progressed, we saw global trade, GDP and earnings weaken significantly. We saw unprecedented rhetoric geopolitically while...
As we wind up the year, let's first briefly look at where we are and then wrap up with a most very basic concept "it is hoped" you will never see ...until it's too late? Before getting started I would like to apologize to readers as...
Normally it's not a good idea to write about the same subject twice in a row because not much can be added and reader boredom sets in. What happened last Wednesday deserves another look because I believe it marked a huge pivot point and...
Many situations around the world now look to be coming to a head. Geopolitically the East/West push and pull has heated up in the Middle East. Iraq now looks to be pivoting toward Mr. Putin and Russia and away from the U.S.
So what exactly happened last Thursday? The markets (including the dollar) crashed...and this was not supposed to happen? It's actually quite easy to understand if you see what they did was "only a test" ...Do you understand what I mean...
Before getting to the real point of the title "Policy error or on purpose?", it needs to be pointed out the entire financial system is a "policy error". We live in a world where even the real economy is increasingly run via central...
Over the Thanksgiving weekend I received over 1,000 e-mails in total, many suggesting potential topics to talk about. We'll talk about several topics on the surface, each one obvious in their own right.
It has been said "truth" is a funny concept. What is truth to one may not be to another because opinions vary from one person to another. "Truth" in this context consists of one's opinion or point of view. By this definition truth can...
By now you have heard the news of a Russian fighter being shot down over Turkey. There are conflicting reports as to whether the plane was in Turkish or Syrian airspace. Another unknown is whether the plane was shot down from the air or...

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