Graham Summers

Graham Summers is Chief Market Strategist for Phoenix Capital Research, an independent investment research firm based in the Washington DC-metro area with clients in 56 countries around the world.

Graham’s clients include over 20,000 retail investors as well as strategists at some of the largest financial institutions in the world (Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Royal Bank of Scotland, UBS, and Raymond James to name a few). His views on business and investing has been featured in RollingStone magazine, The New York Post, CNN Money, Crain’s New York Business, the National Review, Thomson Reuters, the Glenn Beck Show and more.

Articles by Graham Summers

Yesterday, we assessed the Fed’s failure to accurately assess the real problems of the economy. In simple terms, the Fed under the guidance of Alan Greenspan, was terrified of deflation hitting the US. Greenspan hired Ben Bernanke, an...
The great liquidity tsunami of the post Crash era is coming to an end. But the inflationary aftereffects are only just beginning.
Wall Street and mainstream economists are abuzz that we’re seeing a recovery in the US due to the latest jobs data. These folks are not only missing the big picture, but they’re not even reading the fine print (more on this in a moment).
The Federal Reserve has spent over $3.2 trillion in the post-Crisis era. The bulk of this money printing has gone towards buying garbage mortgage securities or US Treasuries from Wall Street.
Warren Buffett once noted, Gold doesn’t do anything “but look at you.” It doesn’t pay a dividend or produce cash flow. However, the fact of the matter is that Gold has dramatically outperformed the stock market for the better part of 40...
We find it truly extraordinary that anyone is surprised the financial system is under duress again. After all, what have the Central Banks accomplished in the last five years? Did they clear out the bad debts that caused the 2008 collapse...
Many analysts believe that the precious metal is DEAD due to its having fallen from a record high of $1900 per ounce to roughly $1200 per ounce today (a 36% drop).
In the 1960s every new $1 in debt bought nearly $1 in GDP growth. In the 70s it began to fall as the debt climbed. By the time we hit the ‘80s and ‘90s, each new $1 in debt bought only $0.30-$0.50 in GDP growth. And today, each new $1 in...
Ben Bernanke is concerned about his legacy. Any why not? After all, he’s all but destroyed capitalism to benefit the largest banks in the financial system. Capitalism means failure if you screw up. But under Bernanke’s watch, “capitalism...
It’s almost never openly admitted in public, but the reality is that few if any investors actually beat the market in the long-term.

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Gold is the official state mineral of Alaska.