Michael Kosares

 

Michael J. Kosares has over 40 years’ experience in the gold business. He is the founder and executive director of USAGOLD (both the website and gold brokerage service), the author of three books on the gold market, and the editor of "News, Commentary & Analysis," the firm's client letter. He has written numerous magazine and internet essays and is well-known for his ongoing commentary on the gold market and its economic, political and financial underpinnings. Visit his website at www.usagold.com.

Articles by Michael Kosares

Let me start the proceedings with this — a repast on the nature of the human predicament 2014. Below is a follow-up to Richard Russell’s stated concerns (scroll below) on the persistence of war and inflation in human affairs. I do not...
“Gold rose to a one-week high after several Federal Reserve policy members expressed concern that investors may be growing too complacent on the economic outlook, boosting demand for the metal as a haven. ‘Signs of increased risk-taking...
As you can see in the chart below, even as we are consistently reminded that the stock market is trading at record highs, gold remains the best performer on the year thus far -- better than Treasuries, the euro, commodities, farmland,...
Here are a some previously unpublished dust-jacket notes written over the past few months — observations and reflections, some a little lengthy some short and sweet, strictly for the advanced gold owner.
A report from the demand front… “I can’t remember the exact quote but when I used to trade and Mr. Volcker was Fed chairman, he said something like ‘gold is my enemy, I’m always watching what gold is doing’, we need to think why he made a...
Gallup poll ranks gold second best long term investment after real estate. Under normal circumstances, I might let a rutty headline about gold in the Financial Times pass without much notice. I say “rutty” because the Financial Times has...
In conjunction with the implementation of the Volcker Rule (effective April 1, 2014 with full compliance now scheduled by July 21, 2015) there has been an exodus of talent from the banks. The latest heavyweight departure came yesterday...
This collection of charts is for those who do not like a lot of verbiage to justify an investment decision -- just the facts. Two primary themes drive the specific chart selections presented here: First, it is clear that none of the...
TheChartStore.com’s Ron Griess and I go back a lot of years. He is one of the top technical analysts around and we have used his charts at this site almost from its beginning in the 1990s, and before that in the old News & Views...
A BOOK COULD BE WRITTEN ON THE SUBJECT OF GOLD AS A HEDGE against the various ‘flations. I hope the short sketches provided over the course of this series will serve at least as a functional introduction to the subject. The conclusion is...

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