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

From John Rubino: “We’ll Look Back At This And Cringe” “Millions of people out there still bear the psychic scars of buying gold at $800/oz in 1980 or a tech stock at 1,000 times earnings in 1999 or a Miami condo for $1,000 per square foot...
Fifty years ago the U.S. bombed North Vietnam. That worked out well for the military contractors but not for people or global economies.
Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin visited Fort Knox on August 21. He tweeted “Glad gold is safe!” He told an audience in Louisville, “I assume the gold is still there.” The Fort Knox Gold was last audited in the 1950s. Secretary...
It’s simple: H – I – J – K tells the story. Harvey: Estimate $100 billion in damages from Hurricane Harvey. Insurance helps some and costs others. As a nation it still hurts by $100 billion. Irma: Estimate $100 billion in damages from...
Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 Hurricane on August 25. The wind and flooding caused massive destruction. The news mentioned one hundred billion dollars as a preliminary estimate of the damage.
Mad Magazine introduced Alfred E. Neuman (What, Me Worry?) in the 1950s. He did NOT become a central banker. That is “fake news.”
Inflate or die” was Richard Russell’s characterization of our economic system and the central bank response to most problems during the past three decades. INFLATE THE CURRENCY SUPPLY!  Examine the currency supply as measured by M3 and...
In a better world we might expect: Individuals, corporations, and governments spend no more than their income. “Honest” money is used by all, has intrinsic value, retains its purchasing power and is not counterfeited by individuals or...
Conventional “Wisdom:” Markets move up and down, but the stock market always comes back. The DOW is frothy and needs a correction, but the stock markets are healthy and big gains lie ahead.
“Russia and China are well-positioned to execute the greatest gold short squeeze in history. Of course, they have no interest in doing so right now because both are still buyers who favor low prices. At some point, they will flip to...

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