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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.

December 21, 1998

Humanity holds its breath in an uneasy anxiety that tugs at our hearts as we stand on the edge of an abyss that represents either salvation/peace or eternal damnation. The U.S.

For the past few decades, the world has been fascinated with, and focused on the year 2000: the new millennium. For some, the year 2000 represents the dawning of the Age of Aquarius.

December 18, 1998

We have written over the past three months of our surprise at the many positive patterns in the charts of Canadian gold mining stocks.

Climbing a "wall of worry". . . might be a typical reaction to Thursday's action by investors, and no doubt that's true, but only to an extent.

December 17, 1998

If you're a stock market bull, you might be interested in the fact that a growing number of investors are ignoring worsening fundamental events and simply buying stock. Already knew that, you say?

Over the past year or so, I have observed a marked increase in the references made about leasing in regards to the precious metals markets.

December 16, 1998

This January marked the 150th anniversary of a major event in American history: the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill, California. Fittingly, gold made news again this year by dropping past $300 an ounce to hit its lowest price in nearly two decades.

December 15, 1998

To briefly review where we left off in part III of Gold In A Deflationary Economy, wholesale prices are used to measure Commodity Prices (the Index is called "CP") since there are consistently well-recognized wholesale price indices available since 1790, and s

For many younger investors, the potential for political and economic events to lead to a demise in our national economic well being seems unlikely because they have never experienced such events.

December 11, 1998

Our headline says it all as far as the current state of the gold market. Gold has idled in a net sideways pattern now for nearly an entire year. Technically, this consolidation can only mean one of two things: accumulation or distribution.

Bobbing around like a corked bottle adrift at sea. .the stock market, at least as defined by the Senior Averages, wasn't able to resolve the rangebound activity of the past couple of sessions.

December 10, 1998

At the outset today, I want to say - absolutely unreservedly - I am optimistic about the prospects for gold in the new millennium. That I represent the world's largest producer is almost incidental.

December 7, 1998

I confess upfront this is not an analysis de rigueur. Nonetheless, it really does not require a doctoral thesis to compare the relative investment merits of 'Dreams' vs 'Reality' at the current market levels of each.

December 5, 1998

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