Steve Saville

Steve SavilleSteve Saville graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1984 with a degree in electronic engineering and from 1984 until 1998 worked in the commercial construction industry as an engineer, a project manager and an operations manager.  In 1993, after studying the history of money, the nature of our present-day fiat monetary system and the role of banks in the creation of money,  Saville developed an interest in gold.  In August 1999 he launched The Speculative Investor (TSI) website. Steve Saville has  lived in Asia (Hong Kong, China and Malaysia) since 1995 and currently resides in Malaysian Borneo.  Visit his website at http://www.speculative-investor.com/new/index.html. You can reach Steve at: sas888_hk@yahoo.com.

Articles by Steve Saville

Despite the recent weakness we are becoming increasingly bullish about the prospects for gold stocks. Actually, it's partly due to the recent weakness that we are becoming increasingly bullish, because the extension of the downward...
Long-Term There have been a few commodity booms over the past 200 years. Not one of these booms, including the one that unfolded over the past decade, was fueled by real economic growth or demographic changes or the rapid industrialisation...
In the 1st October Weekly Update we described three signs that will likely be seen at around the time of, or just prior to, gold's ultimate price top. First, we said that by the time the ultimate top of gold's bull market is close at hand...
The US Presidential Election will be held on Tuesday 6th November and the election results should be known by the time the US financial markets open for trading on Wednesday 7th November. Is there anything that investors around the world...
Over the years we have read many times that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) has rapidly inflated the supply of Yen. The 'pundits' who made such statements were obviously swayed by the numerous announcements of QE programs emanating from Japanese...
We've speculated in TSI commentaries that unwavering devotion to bad economic theory (a type of stupidity) is the most likely reason for the Fed's introduction of a new inflation program at this time. There are other plausible explanations...
An Appropriate Quote The great H.L. Mencken wrote: "As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach...
The answer to the above question is no, meaning that "Austrian Economics" makes no prediction about whether the future will be inflationary or deflationary. That's why some adherents to "Austrian" economic theory predict inflation while...
The senior Central Banks choose not to do more damage immediately
Although it probably won't happen within the next couple of months, it's a good bet that the ECB will eventually be prodded into monetising a large amount of European government and commercial bank debt. It is therefore appropriate for us...

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