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May 24, 2005

One cannot blame any institution from wanting to present a brighter picture than reality, to paint a rosier description in order to impress, perhaps even to minimize or deny some elements of weakness. Ask any person being interviewed for a new job.

I have fond memories of hanging out with my old man when I was about 12 years old. He was a humble man with a gentle soul, and he had a couple of hobbies - one of which was photography.

May 21, 2005


I have been analyzing interest rates because they can affect all of our investments. The lynchpin to the projection of US rates is how foreigners handle our US trade deficit, which is often described as “unsustainable”.

May 19, 2005

Some charts are breaking down and others are breaking up

1. Breaking Down

Some charts are breaking down and others are breaking up

1. Breaking Down

Is it time to bail out of shares?

Many gold shares owners are pulling their hairs out every morning in front of their computers. "Those suckers just keep going down, and down, and down!"

May 18, 2005

Today, as the Labor Department reported that April consumer prices rose at a faster than expected .5%, which follows yesterday's release of a .6% rise in April producer prices, Wall Street and the financial media once again celebrated the irrelevant fact that c

May 17, 2005

Over the long-term gold stocks are counter-cyclical investments in that they trend higher during periods of stock market weakness and trend lower during periods of stock market strength; or, putting it another way, when the broad stock market is in a long-term

My greatest fear is that the USGovt and US Fed will actively pursue and promote a recession in order to prevent ongoing energy demand from creating a series of oil price spikes. Recession uses less oil than war!!!

May 15, 2005

GOLD & GATA is chapter VI of the Gold Drivers Report. It discusses GATA's claims that the Gold market is not free and not fair.

May 12, 2005

Last week, on my second appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box, host Mark Haines mischaracterized my position that the U.S. could not hope to pay for imports solely through reliance on the service sector, as my advocating that the U.S.

May 5, 2005

I believe that now is an excellent time to buy silver stocks.

Here is the silver story in a nutshell:

May 3, 2005

There are two parallel markets happening in gold. If you own the mining stocks you are currently caught between these two financial forces.

May 2, 2005

Après moi, le deluge, literally "after me, the flood," the French phrase is attributed either to King Louis the XV or to his mistress, Madame Pompadour.

The world functions upon a greatly different world chessboard compared to seven decades ago. Conditions inside the United States are as different nowadays versus the 1930 decade, as that Great Depression Era was compared to the Roman Empire. Well, not really.

May 1, 2005

Summary and Conclusions

April 29, 2005

I hate to be so critical of CNBC, especially since they were gracious enough to have me on as a guest on Monday, but when they present such an easy target, I just can't resist.

April 28, 2005


"The objective of investing is to increase the purchasing power of capital."

April 26, 2005

Today's gold action was highly significant because it gave rise to a closing of the gap on the weekly bar chart of gold that manifested some weeks ago when emotion started to creep into the markets. (Chart courtesy

April 25, 2005

Judging from the level of complacency in the stock market, some of you may not care to make it to the second paragraph of this article--Hyman Minsky warned us about times like this!

April 23, 2005

This article was inspired by a recent article by Mr John Mauldin, entitled "The more things change".

April 22, 2005

Of the various vulnerabilities traditional financial assets are exposed to, a rising oil price is of particular concern.

Of the various vulnerabilities traditional financial assets are exposed to, a rising oil price is of particular concern.

Of the various vulnerabilities traditional financial assets are exposed to, a rising oil price is of particular concern. In 2004, oil hit an all-time high of $56 per barrel, up 366 percent from the $12 low of 1998, and up 75 percent since January 2004.

April 21, 2005

Much as home builders and mortgage associations and national realtors and REIT managers would like to deny, strong parallels exist between the housing bubble and the tech stock bubble in 1999.

April 20, 2005

As the debate over the existence of a real estate bubble rages, the most persuasive case in favor continues to be made by those firmly committed to the opposite point of view.

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