Howard S. Katz

Articles by Howard S. Katz

As the old expression has it, there are: "None so blind as those who will not see." The world is about to get a sobering lesson over the next year or two as the precious metals markets move explosively to the up side. As happens so often...
Things are looking good for the gold bugs these days. September and early October saw the (long awaited) break above $1,000. This past week saw the technical pull back to the breakout point, and Thursday was the turnaround day. Friday saw...
"The old order changeth, yielding place to new." So wrote Alfred Lord Tennyson, a British poet of the 19th century. And indeed, Tennyson saw many changes in his life. There are some periods of human history when people go through mind-...
A speculator is a trader who approaches the financial markets with the intention to make a profit by buying low and selling high (or higher), not necessarily in that order. The speculator is distinguished from the investor, who approaches...
Those of us in the older generation remember the 1970s. It was a wonderful time (for gold bugs). Gold went up. Almost all commodities went up. Bonds went down. Stocks went down. By 1980, most of the top mutual funds were gold funds. All of...
Gold is found in nature in quartz veins