Ed Bugos

Ed Bugos is a mining analyst, investment banking professional, and senior analyst at The Dollar Vigilante (an online guide to surviving the dollar crash), with more than 20 years experience in the investment business advising clients on portfolio and trading strategies.

Articles by Ed Bugos

Here at TDV, we’ve covered Shemitah and the Shemitah end-day extensively. Without rehashing past analysis, we can certainly speculate that Thursday’s Federal Reserve decision could have an explosive impact on markets worldwide. Call it a...
Don’t let the bull-tards tell you the stock market over here is falling because of China’s problems, or Grexit, or fear of the nebulous Fed rate hike. We’ll just see about that last one now anyway
Gold’s weakness is related to the commodity trade at the moment. It is suffering from a combination of the weight of the collapse in energy and metals (and other commodity) prices, a firm dollar that won’t last, and the general absence of...
For us the answer is obvious. Additionally, analyst Jeff Berwick has his views: Can Central Banks Go Bankrupt? But if you are confused about what a central bank is, this reply to an un-named but popular competitor might be as good as any...
I urge everyone to consider my arguments for investing in gold and silver, and the miners that extract it. I am holding on to my post 2008 forecast for gold reaching $3,000-$5,000 per ounce by 2017 (and silver reaching $100) because the...
I’ve been wrong about it for two years now, ever since $1350. Truth is, I warned of that number as the lower end of a possible range of prices through 2012 before the Fed rolled out “QE3”. Although I have never rejected the possibility...
“I have really been meditating on your point, that a boom is entirely unrelated to economic growth, and so the succession of booms keeps destroying capital and impoverishing us.” LH. That statement from a friendly personal email was about...
I turned formally bearish near the end of 2013 for the first time since the 2006-08 period. I was early then too. I was also early in 1999. The bearish signals aren’t perfect. The decline in oil prices could still be taken in a bullish...
“The coming European monetary crack-up is rooted in the fact that the ECB’s financial repression and ZIRP policies have—like everywhere else—-destroyed honest price discovery in Europe’s massive sovereign debt market. There is no other way...
Yesterday the European Central Bank (ECB) announced an expanded 1.1 trillion euro (US$1.3 trillion) asset purchase program to start in March 2015 and continue through September 2016 (19 months) that will include the purchases of sovereign...

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