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

Everyone knows that government expenses and deficits are out of control. Think U.S., Europe, the U.K., Japan, and others. So what? Borrowing today supposedly brings spending forward from the future, so future spending should be curtailed...
Suppose you had a printing press in your basement along with a supply of perfect paper. You could slip down to your basement and print a batch of perfect $100 notes or 500 euro notes, but only in an emergency.
It’s been crazy so long it feels like normal…Several $ Trillion in global debt “pays” negative interest. Loan your capital to an essentially bankrupt government and lose a portion of that capital every year! Strange and crazy!
My name is John Q. Public. I live a good life, make lots of money (never mind how) and have debts such as a mortgage on a great house – $375,000, a Cessna – $150,000 (my air force), and a sweet little two mast sailing ship – $78,000 (my...
We all know that gold prices in US dollars have been in a downtrend for about 4.5 years. We all know that gold prices rise on average as the underlying currency declines in value. Gold in the US dollar was priced under $21 per ounce when...
It’s been crazy so long it feels like normal… Several $ Trillion in global debt “pays” negative interest. Loan your capital to an essentially bankrupt government and lose a portion of that capital every year! Strange and crazy!
The movie “The Big Short” features Michael Burry. His statement from Zerohedge: “It seems the world is headed toward negative real interest rates on a global scale. This is toxic. Interest rates are used to price risk, and so in the...
The S&P500 has peaked about every seven years and the peak in May 2015 probably marked the end of this seven year cycle. The next big move in the S&P500 will probably be down, based on cycles, the 30 year charts and the five year...
“Meth” or Methamphetamine is a common recreational drug used, according to Wikipedia, to induce feelings of euphoria, increase sexual desire, and stimulate weight loss, among others.
The US official national debt has increased from under $ 2 Billion to almost $19 Trillion in the 102 years since the Federal Reserve was created. Gold has increased from $20.67 per ounce to today’s price of about $1,070. Expect more debt...

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