Scott Silva

Scott Silva is Managing Director of The Gold Speculator, an investment newsletter based on Austrian theory focused on gold and gold stocks. Mr. Silva holds a Bachelor of Science and MBA, and was a licensed Investment Advisor for top tier Wall Street firms before founding a private investment advisory firm.  Visit his website at www.thegoldspeculatorllc.com.

Articles by Scott Silva

If Mary Shelly were around today, she might have a cause of action against the Federal Reserve for copyright infringement. The Fed has stolen the storyline Shelly’s 1818 gothic novel, Frankenstein, The Modern Prometheus. The case against...
Gold is staging a breakout of a powerful technical pattern that will bring $1500/oz. into reach. Buying pressure has been building for physical gold. Price action is reflecting stronger bullish sentiment and a continuation of the long term...
The Bitcoin fiasco shows the difference between fiat money, virtual money and the only real money, namely gold. Mt. Gox, the Tokyo private exchange for Bitcoins, filed for bankruptcy last Friday, after the owner shut down its website. Mt...
Thank the stars for mathematics, the language of science. Every known aspect of the universe from the movement of the planets and the formation of stars and galaxies, to the propagation of light and radio waves, right down to the intricate...
Gold is signaling its next move up in its long term secular bull market. That’s good news for the miners, which are also signaling “Buy, Buy, Buy”. For gold bugs, there is always a good reason to buy gold. As it turns out, now may the...
If you thought that Ben Bernanke has been brainwashed by secret handlers intent on destroying capitalism in the United States, and this week lit the fuse for the economic bomb he buried deep in the financial markets way back in 2009, you...
Last week we examined the bullish symmetrical triangle pattern in gold and identified the potential breakout points in this time-tested technical indicator. We also looked at the Ichimoku Kinko Hyo indicators for gold to see if their trend...
Technical analysts define the "Golden Cross" as the chart feature that occurs when a security's short-term moving average (such as the 50-day simple moving average) breaks above its long-term moving average (such as the 200-day simple...
Technical analysts define the "Golden Cross" as the chart feature that occurs when a security's short-term moving average (such as the 50-day simple moving average) breaks above its long-term moving average (such as the 200-day simple...
Gold is trading above $1900/oz once again, pushed up by continuing financial turmoil in the Eurozone, weak US economic data and strong words from a voting member of the FOMC who reiterated his conviction that the Fed should continue its...
24 karat gold is pure elemental gold.