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January 26, 1999

The leasing of gold is simply gold being used as money.


The American Experience

Period 4:Deflation of 1920-1933



Duration: 13 years

Commodity Prices: -69%

Purchasing Power of Gold: +251%

Monetary System: Gold Exchange Standard

January 21, 1999

Fed recognition of real "Wealth Effect" impacts. .

January 20, 1999

The concept of a "managed economy" pleases most people. After all, we wouldn't want an unmanaged economy, would we? You just can't let things like the economy flounder around untended, so let's hear it for a managed economy.

Brazilian Devaluation Seen As A Death Knell for the American Farmer

January 18, 1999

"Creative destruction" is a term economists use to describe the way in which dynamic new industries overtake then replace old industries.

The American Experience

Period 3: Inflation of 1897-1920



Duration: 23 years

Commodity Prices: +232%

Purchasing Power of Gold: -70%

Monetary System: Classic Gold Standard

We began last week with a near-term bullish view of the markets. However action late last week has forced us to sweep our bullishness aside, for now at least, and concentrate on what we believe to be a bearish scenario developing.

January 17, 1999

The fabulous momentum in the Canadian gold mining sector that we saw in late 1998 has all but dissipated now and only a few Canadian golds are in bullish positions at the moment.

January 15, 1999

Financial markets around the world . .

January 13, 1999

The gold market continued its long, arduous sideways trend in the remaining weeks of 1998 and in the first two weeks of 1999. In the last one year absolutely nothing has changed as gold moves within a narrow trading range between $285-$300/oz.

January 12, 1999

When our November 1996 issue of our monthly market letter and our daily research first published our Dow projection of 9654 +/- 1 1/2%, the time frame that this level would be reached -- if it were even to be reached at all -- was perhaps more difficult to for

Equities markets both at home and abroad took a surprising turn for the better in the final weeks of 1998.

January 8, 1999

Basic economics teaches that manipulating a commodity price must lead to distortions in supply and demand. Price supports create oversupply; price ceilings create shortages.

January 7, 1999

More optimistic than most strategists .

Ask the bank, the hospital or the power company about their respective Y2K problems and each will tell you they've got the problem licked.



But ask each about the others and doubts begin to thicken like tule fog.

January 5, 1999

January 4, 1999

On October 15, 1998, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan fired the shot heard 'round the world.

January 1, 1999

John Coleman (1992), a former MI6 agent of the elite British Secret Service, in his book "Conspirators Hierarchy: The Story of the Committee of 300" provides as remarkable Orwellian expose of a group of elite men and women who have influenced virtually every p

The American Experience

Period 2: Deflation of 1864-1897



Duration: 33 years

Commodity Prices: -65%

Purchasing Power of Gold: +40%

Monetary System: Fiat, then Gold Standard

December 30, 1998

All-time highs were again our call . . . for Tuesday's "real" market, and we got them! No short selling has been our motto; only buying the dips.

December 29, 1998

As the U.S. stock market stages is proverbial so-called "Santa Claus Rally," we can peer through the surface at what might lie ahead for investors after the holidays.

Women? You suffer before you get them, while you have them, and after you lose them. -- Sholem Aleichem

December 24, 1998

December 23, 1998

As both a physician and one who supports the United States (by accepting its obligations in lieu of payment) I have an interest in Medicare.

HoHoHo…what a jolly sleighride this has been . . .

December 22, 1998

For market technicians, the single most crucial and sought-after skill is the ability to discern and forecast turning points in market trends.

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