Gary Tanashian

Gary Tanashian of biiwii.com successfully owned and operated a progressive medical component manufacturing company for 21 years, keeping the company’s fundamentals in alignment with global economic realities through various economic cycles.  The natural progression from this experience is an understanding of and appreciation for global macro-economics as it relates to individual markets and sectors.

Articles by Gary Tanashian

Precious metals boosters will see gold’s nominal price break upward and probably get excited. They will marshal the troops for what could one day turn out to be a full-fledged tout, as if the 40% decline of the last 2.5 years had never...
We preface the post with a statement that has not changed since I began public writing nearly 10 years ago: Gold is not about price; gold is about value. This point was hammered home to me 11 years ago by a person who had much influence...
Somewhere along the road from the 2000 bottom in gold stocks to the 2008 flame out of inflationary hysteria, the gold stock sector went from counter cyclical first mover to ‘inflation trade’ also ran. Gold stocks put in a secular bear...
The USA thrived during a 20th century rife with war, famine and depression. This was a wealthy country however, founded on principles of self-reliance and valuing thrift, saving and honest work for an honest return. Add in unparalleled...
A solid 2.5 years of risk management (to varying degrees) has been required of precious metals investors. It was most intensely required after the announcement of QE3, when the net commercial short position in silver began a relentless...
We have been working a theme lately about the mania going on in US stocks (some valuations are not overly manic but policy sure is, and also the one going on in the mirror (a fun house mirror at that) in the ugly precious metals sector.
The weekly chart of the HUI Gold Bugs index asks a question we have been reviewing inNFTRH for some time now; is the bottoming situation implied by the up-triggered weekly MACD (and confirming TRIX) a ‘W’ bottom in the making that saw its...
Policy, Profits and Propping… that is without a doubt the underlying fundamental support for a massive and growing phase of market speculation that becomes more dangerous with every week that it lurches forward
Ever since the current (final wave 5?) leg in the now 4 year, 7 month old US stock bull market generated in November of 2012, NFTRH has tried to make the point that there is no new secular bull market in US stocks. Indeed, there is a...
Would it make monetary insurance (gold) any less important if a new positive economic era has been created? In my opinion no, because as a rational market viewer I see the mechanics of any new bull era and deduce that its arrival would...

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Minting of gold in the U.S. stopped in 1933, during the Great Depression.