Graham Summers

Graham Summers is Chief Market Strategist for Phoenix Capital Research, an independent investment research firm based in the Washington DC-metro area with clients in 56 countries around the world.

Graham’s clients include over 20,000 retail investors as well as strategists at some of the largest financial institutions in the world (Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Royal Bank of Scotland, UBS, and Raymond James to name a few). His views on business and investing has been featured in RollingStone magazine, The New York Post, CNN Money, Crain’s New York Business, the National Review, Thomson Reuters, the Glenn Beck Show and more.

Graham Summers Articles

For decades, investors have lived by the adage that you should not “fight the Fed.” In simple terms, this meant not investing in a fashion that went against the Fed’s policies. If the Fed was easing, you didn’t want to be short. And if the...
Quietly, and with little fanfare, Gold has begun to make some very interesting moves… The precious metal has been in the doldrums sine 2013, moving sideways throughout the last 18 months. However, today Gold looks like it wants to move...
Since 2007, the world’s Central Banks have collectively put more than $10 trillion into the financial system since 2008. To put that number into perspective, it’s equal to roughly 15% of global GDP.
Since the Financial Crisis erupted in 2007, the US Federal Reserve has engaged in dozens of interventions/ bailouts to try and prop up the financial system. Now, we realize that everyone knows the Fed is “printing money.” However, when you...
Everything that has happened since 2007, every Central Bank move, ever major political decision regarding the big banks, every trend, have all been focused solely on one issue. That issue is collateral.
Gold is often shunned by investors in favor of stocks. As Warren Buffett has noted, Gold doesn’t do anything “but look at you.” It doesn’t pay a dividend or produce cash flow. However, the fact of the matter is that Gold has dramatically...
Behind the veneer of “all is well” being promoted by both world Governments and the Mainstream Media, the political elite have begun implementing legislation that will permit them to freeze accounts and use your savings to prop up...
This statement may seem rather extreme. But to understand our meaning, you first have to assess the purpose of the capital markets.
Let’s talk about Gold… Many analysts believe that the precious metal is DEAD due to its having fallen from a record high of $1900 per ounce to roughly $1200 per ounce today (a 36% drop).
Yesterday, we assessed the Fed’s failure to accurately assess the real problems of the economy. In simple terms, the Fed under the guidance of Alan Greenspan, was terrified of deflation hitting the US. Greenspan hired Ben Bernanke, an...

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