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January 26, 2001

January 25, 2001

First of all, the cruel depression of the 1930's did not begin with the stock market crash of October 1929.

For some time now, the price of gold has languished under the weight of a strong U.S. dollar. Because the dollar is the world's reserve currency and gold is priced in dollars, a strong dollar tends to depress the price of gold.

January 24, 2001

Gold-Eagle.com readers will understand if I break into a rousing chorus of "Ding, Dong, The Wicked Witch is dead", from the 1939 movie "Wizard of Oz." The amoral opportunist child king Clinton is finally gone from power.

January 23, 2001

Our extremely useful forecasting tools will enable us to make money this year when others are losing it. Remember, with every crisis there is opportunity.

January 22, 2001

The three major indexes finished down in 2000, but that doesn't tell the whole story. The most interesting aspect of the year was the constant flow of money back and forth between "old economy" and "new economy" stocks.




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January 19, 2001

Remember when everything was turning Japanese? In the 1980's corporations studied Japanese manufacturing practices and tried to emulate their superior ways. Remember when the American economy reined supreme?

Rolling blackouts. . . seemed to dim the enthusiasm on Wall Street, about the same time the actual blackouts dimmed the electric lights of Northern California; but not in Southern California at all.

Here is another chart from Don Lindley that pretty much speaks for itself. COMEX gold options expire on the second Friday of each month.

January 17, 2001

Easy Al needs no introduction and neither does his polished, whether intentional or not, ability to entice investors into believing that he is the savior of the stock markets.

January 15, 2001

There is a great division among economists over where the American economy is headed.

January 13, 2001

Bill Clinton inherited a strong nation with a growing economy, a bull market in stocks and few threats from overseas. Over the past 8 years, he has undone all that.

January 12, 2001

The Man Who Accurately Called the Asian Crisis... The Collapse of Brazil's Currency... and the Internet Tech Wreck... Has Just Issued An Important Warning for ALL Investors ... You Can Safely Protect Yourself and Profit from...

In the six years since the Internet has really taken off and begun to grow popular amongst the general populace, there has been a mighty explosion in the amount of information available.

January 11, 2001

Some very significant danger signs are now becoming more obvious in the U.S. economy. Manufacturing has now joined mining as two industries already in a recession.

January 8, 2001

Investors should never bet against the Fed, of course, but this time it's mighty tempting.

U.S. Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Alan Greenspan has been sued for gold price manipulation. Deutsche Bank is also alleged to be involved in this shady business.

2000 was a year in which the stock market cult's faction was challenged.  Even horror stories have beginnings…


January 6, 2001

In the 1980s Chrysler was on its last leg. Automotive market sales had soured and Chrysler's Profit/Loss Statement was awash in red. Consequently, its stock was hammered mercilessly down to 4 bucks a share.

Happy New Year, my friends! This is John van Eck speaking to you on January 2, 2001. Our next Update will be on January 16, 2001.

January 5, 2001

Halleluiah . .

In July of 1927, Ogden Mills, the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury organized a remarkable meeting at his home on Long Island. He had invited the most powerful money men of his era - the central bankers of England, France, the U.S. and Germany.

January 2, 2001

It is apparent to me that financial storms and perhaps "The Perfect Financial Storm" may be heading towards the U.S. economy. For unseasoned investors, any sort of financial storm – whether a bear market or recession – triggers fear.

January 1, 2001

Particularly as the third millennium begins, speculation regarding the economy is rife. This is especially true in America, where the election debacle has, as such things do, caused a stock-market flutter.

We noted that the O'Higgins process calls for you to determine whether to be on the long end of the yield curve if the price of gold declined during the most recent year compared to the prior year.

December 30, 2000

The economic horizon is dark with approaching storm clouds. This much is obvious to any reasonable person wondering what the new year will bring. The official Y2K begins on December 31st at midnight.

Stagflation: a term coined by economists in the 1970s to describe the previously unprecedented combination of slow economic growth and rising prices.




 

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