GE Christenson

Gary ChristensonGary Christenson is the owner and writer for the popular and contrarian investment site Deviant Investor and the author of the book, “Gold Value and Gold Prices 1971 – 2021.” He is a retired accountant and business manager with 30 years of experience studying markets, investing, and trading. He writes about investing, gold, silver, the economy and central banking.

Articles by GE Christenson

The US has imported crude oil for many decades. The following data (1970 – 2015) comes from the Energy Information Administration of the US government. This data shows reported barrels of crude oil imported into the US.
Since gold and silver are real money while currencies are debt backed by corrupt and insolvent governments and central banks, should reasonable individuals switch from risky and debt based digital assets to real gold and silver?
Your retirement income and assets are at risk. Subsequent to “The Big Lie” we have been force fed with fractional reserve banking, central banks, QE, NIRP, continually devaluing currencies, dramatically reduced fixed income returns,...
Social Security Pensions? Surely they are safe…the government told me they were safe. But there is more to the story, so read on. Private Pensions? State retirement accounts? An IRA or 401(k)? Equivalents in Europe, the UK, Australia, and...
The western welfare states (US, UK, EU etc.) have borrowed more digital currency than can be repaid at current values. The choices are: Massive inflation: a bad choice, Default: an even worse choice.
The picture is clear: The Powers-That-Be in Wall Street and Washington, the “Deep State,” military contractors, Big Pharma, Big Ag, The Federal Reserve, Mainstream Media, the DNC and RNC and others want to maintain the transfer game…...
“Give me control of a nation’s money and I care not who makes its laws.” Supposedly, this is a quote from Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild. Ignore the distinct possibility that he did not make this statement, but let’s assume the concept, if...
I read that I can’t eat gold as I munched on my 401(k) sandwich and guzzled my IRA wine, which tastes like a cheap Chardonnay. For a side dish I ate blanched twenty dollar bills and consumed a chocolate money market for dessert.
The prices of gold, platinum and silver are important – as they communicate valuable insights. Consider the price of monthly gold for the past 20 years – log scale below.
It has been reported that about $10 Trillion of sovereign debt “yields” negative interest. Assume total global sovereign debt is about $60 Trillion. Therefore, about one-sixth of all sovereign debt has negative interest rates. This brings...

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