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September 11, 2001

Gold mainly meandered through a narrow range, but as of today is down $4.00 to $272.10 an ounce since our August 20 update.

As the dust clears from the World Trade Center Towers, Pentagon, and others, what will happen?

September 10, 2001

As of Friday's close, stochastic readings for many of the issues tracked in my daily newsletter were tracing out oversold lows that fell practically off the charts.

Part 1



The Root of the Problem: A Banking System That Requires The Issuance of Debt In Order To Function

Wall Street is befuddled.

September 7, 2001

Out of all the incredible financial developments of the 1990s, one of the most important fundamental structural changes in the nature of the operation and interaction of the global financial system was the literal explosion of the use of derivatives. 

Out of the woods . .

When we were kids, we wanted absolutely everything. Most of us came from families that may have been well off enough to pay the bills, buy a home and car, and even go to an occasional movie, or other amusement.

August 31, 2001

Part III



Why Is Gold A Good Store of Value During Deflation?

Nobody wants to pull a trigger . .


Editor's Note: Mr. Hickel challenges Mainstream Media Bias of "cheerleading stocks and bonds as the best investments period." Following are emails he sent to the perpetrators.

August 30, 2001

We have considered what makes a particular currency "hard," while another, equally valuable-or worthless, depending on your view-is "weak." It has nothing to do with the paper itself. Paper is paper.

August 29, 2001

This piece entirely deals with what to do with dollars. Of course it can also apply to Francs, Pesos, Yen, Pounds, or what have you, depending on what the economic situations are in the nation in which you reside.

August 28, 2001

Gold came off a bit last week as the manipulators continued to bide their time. Given the ridiculous levels to which the dollar has risen, manufacturing, mining and farming in America are all in deep trouble.

August 27, 2001

When the sun shines up here in Portland in August, we do know how to get down as they say. We have a local festival paying homage to real Italians and wantabes like me.

August 26, 2001

At precisely 1:57pm on June 27th, 2001, a seller dumped 100 contracts (10,000 ounces) of gold on the Comex market. The transaction was noteworthy as to the amount and timing.

August 25, 2001

Talk about 'climbing a wall of worry'. . . after the Fed failed to chip-away at several pertinent concerns in any way (effectively stating the truth we all know about the U.S.

August 24, 2001
August 23, 2001

The gold market came to life during the eight trading days through Friday, rising $ll.90 to $280.50 an ounce. Both volume and open interest, which had declined to historical lows, rose with rising prices.

Whenever one makes an investment, it is smart to look at the upside and downside possibilities. To explain, look at the NASDAQ at 5,000.

August 22, 2001

Due in no small measure to articles he wrote as a young economist, especially his 1966 essay "Gold and Economic Freedom" (reprinted in A.

August 21, 2001
The Honorable Paul Sarbanes

Chairman Senate Banking Committee

534 Dirkson Senate Office Building

The strong dollar is destroying the American economy and with it American society.

August 19, 2001

In the year 1999 Daan Joubert, Marion Butler and Joseph Miller jointly authored an ambitious research work titled 12,000 Years of Elliott Waves and What This Means for the 21st Century (

On May 22, 2001 the Nasdaq reached an intraday high of 2328, the Dow 11,350, and the S&P 500 1315.  Since then the markets have been held inside of an extraneous trading range with April's lows marking the 'bottom'.  Although this r

August 18, 2001

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy this morning issued a press release about GATA consultant James Turk's recent discovery about the disappearing SDRs.

August 17, 2001

An EKG of a tomato . . . would be more exciting than recent stock market action.

August 16, 2001

Thank you for a mystery for me, but... No, thank you. It does not "rank high with any of the great thrillers solved by Sherlock Holmes", and... it is fiction.

Economics 101, Logic 101, Physics 101, and every other "101," says that what goes up, must come down, and furthermore, a balloon cannot be forever inflated, without it bursting. The way I see it, there are two bubbles or balloons.

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