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

Thanks to High Frequency Trading and the rise of the machines in the electronic markets, gold and the S&P 500 Index are difficult for non-machines to understand and predict on a short term basis.
Most people like their truth palatable, easy to digest, and believable. Unfortunately for our emotional needs, some truths are uncomfortable, unsettling, and difficult. Regarding the United States, the U.K., Europe and Japan IT IS...
Our former Presidents have warned us by obviously lying about the dollar, gold, silver, health care, sexual indiscretions, unemployment, inflation, and wars. More revelations are coming …
Officially the Fort Knox Bullion Depository contains 147.3 million ounces of gold. However, the last audit was performed over 60 years ago. According to reliable sources “audits” since then have been incomplete and inadequate.
In 1980 Ronald Reagan spoke about the Misery Index. An economist had added the inflation rate to the unemployment rate, called it the Misery Index…and used it to indicate the social costs and economic difficulty for the middle-class.
The Zika virus is the newest threat to humanity, especially pregnant women, so they say. Big Pharma is working feverishly to create a vaccine. Chances are the vaccine will be created, highly profitable, and Big Pharma will be “held...
There is money to be made so the game must be played… It’s always “ShowTime” in the financial markets. What is the game plan?
The gold to silver ratio has been used for years to indicate buy and sell zones in both gold and silver. Why? At BOTTOMS in both gold and silver, based on 40 years of history, silver prices have fallen farther and faster than gold. Hence...
Over a century ago JP Morgan understood that gold was money and the rest was credit. But he lived when you could buy groceries with a gold eagle and a cup of coffee cost a few cents. Ben Bernanke and hundreds of other “paper pushers”...
The internet is filled with predictions for the price of gold, from $500 to $50,000 per ounce. It depends on your world view. If you are a central banker or a powerful financial player which often supplies loyal employees to serve as...

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