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.

GE Christenson Articles

Egon von Greyerz discussed “3 Dozen Reasons to Hold Gold” and mentioned price targets of $30,000 for gold and $3,000 for silver. Gold sells for $1,310 and silver sells in the mid-$15s. His numbers suggest that gold could increase by a...
Those sensible rules apply to gold and silver. ALWAYS INSIST ON A MARGIN OF SAFETY: Don’t buy gold or silver on margin. Always take physical possession personally or in non-bank storage vaults. Trust that governments and the banking cartel...
I’ll show you real money. It looks like this: Those circulating dollar bills, euros, pounds, and yen are DEBTS (notes) issued by central banks to extract wealth from citizens and the economy, dilute the purchasing power of the currency,...
The banking cartel, central banks and governments create debts – dollars, yen, pounds, and euros and inject them into economies. Those new currency units make existing units less valuable. They purchase less—called devaluation—and prices...
The sun will rise. Destruction is not inevitable. Self-destructive behaviors affect individuals, cities and nations. They include opioid addictions, alcohol abuse, excessive debt, corruption, negative interest rates, chemically poisoned...
Buy gold for insurance against fiscal and monetary predations of central bankers, commercial banking and government. Yes – certainly! Buy silver for insurance, profit and beautiful coins. Yes! Buy both to own real money that has no counter...
Bond Market Turned Down & Interest Rates Up – Check! Housing Market Turned Down – Check! Stock Markets Turned Down—Check! Debt Crisis In Progress—Check! Currencies Collapse—More Coming?
Wall Street cheerleaders assure everyone stocks go up in the long term. Yes, they rise because the dollar is devalued every year, which they seldom discuss. Their cheerleaders avoid stating that corrections and crashes occur every five to...
Gold prices (weekly chart) formed an impressive inverse head and shoulders formation during a five-year base. Gold prices, which bottomed in December 2015, should climb the wall of worry.
One hundred years ago certificates backed by gold and silver as well as gold and silver coins circulated as real money. Sadly, today’s currencies are debts issued by central banks, not real money. The Fed (U.S. central bank) issues Federal...

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The term “carat” comes from “carob seed,” which was standard for weighing small quantities in the Middle East.