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.

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There is an abundance of risk in the world that involves other parties, other countries, derivatives, debt, debt, and lots more debt. Gold and silver have no counter-party risk and will retain their value regardless of whether the debts...
Based on questions, opinions, and rants from several websites, these are some typical questions and my answers:
Imagine that the US government is, euphemistically speaking, locked in a box created by deficits, debts, and decisions. There are six sides to the box – each an exit. We can describe them as:
Delusions die hard! The delusions regarding the value of paper currency, usefulness of the Fed, government entitlements, the welfare and warfare state, and continual growth are weakening. The ultimate reckoning may be sudden or slow, but...
Consider our economic world from two perspectives: The Deviant View – as represented by those who visit deviantinvestor.com, read alternate media, are skeptical of the “official” news, and who critically examine the financial world. or The...
Gold peaked in August of 2011 and fell erratically into December 2013. Was that the end of the collapse, or is there more downside coming in gold prices?
Gold persistently rallied from 2001 to August 2011. Since then it has fallen rather hard – down nearly 40%. This begs the question: What happens next?
1. Germany requested that the NY Federal Reserve return the gold that Germany shipped to the United States decades ago. If the gold were physically in the vaults, it would be relatively simple to ship the gold back to Germany. It has not...
The U.S. stock market has been moving higher for a long time – largely driven by the Fed’s easy money policy, zero interest rate policy, Quantitative Easing, and lots of hype. An important high probably occurred in December. Look out below...
“Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana. What mistakes from the past are we condemned to repeat?

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Gold was first discovered in U.S. at the Reed farm in North Carolina in 1799, a 17-pound nugget.