Posts Tagged ‘Gold’

  • Two Competitors Are Vying For the Global Currency Throne

    13.09.2017 • FranceComments Off on Two Competitors Are Vying For the Global Currency Throne

    Nowadays, central bank-controlled fiat currencies have two main competitors: gold and cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin. These are two assets that can not be infinitely multiplied. How are central banks reacting?

  • The Chink in Greece’s Armor Not What You’d Expect.

    12.09.2017 • FranceComments Off on The Chink in Greece’s Armor Not What You’d Expect.

    After Greece raised another $3 billion in emergency funds, the parisitocracy rejoiced. They ignored the fact that the government is still completely broken... as proven by the Eldorado exodus.

  • Time to Invest in This “Barbaric Relic”

    08.09.2017 • FranceComments Off on Time to Invest in This “Barbaric Relic”

    Keynes and others have called gold a 'barbaric relic'. To me, gold is a live testament to people's confidence (or lack thereof) in the market, currency, and government.

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    Rising Debt Forecasts Another Collapse

    21.08.2017 • FranceComments Off on Rising Debt Forecasts Another Collapse

    The 2008 crisis erupted due to over-indebtedness of US households. 10 years later, public debt AND private debt have returned to unsustainable levels, and wealth creation can't keep up. There's one big difference: the States can't bailout the economy with

  • Mohamed: Financial Guru and Uber Driver.

    18.08.2017 • FranceComments Off on Mohamed: Financial Guru and Uber Driver.

    It is customary in finance to mock the investment recommendations of a taxi driver...but what about an Uber driver?

  • What Astrology Can Teach You About the Economy

    17.08.2017 • FranceComments Off on What Astrology Can Teach You About the Economy

    As astrologers rely on the position of the stars to read the future, our central bankers rely on economic models to guide our economy.

  • Forget Guam, North Korea’s Real Target is Your Wallet

    16.08.2017 • FranceComments Off on Forget Guam, North Korea’s Real Target is Your Wallet

    The 2nd Korean War hasn't started, but it has inflamed bitcoin and gold prices, leaving us wondering which will win in the end: the rumors, or reality?

  • Beware of Bitcoin’s Digital Siren Song

    11.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Beware of Bitcoin’s Digital Siren Song

    Cryptos are not an investment or a reliable form of money. They are still just an experiment. A work in progress. Early adopters could get rich… or get wiped out.

  • Can Cryptocurrencies Save the 21st Century?

    09.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Can Cryptocurrencies Save the 21st Century?

    According to our sources, cryptos are the most important financial innovation since King Croesus minted the first gold coin nearly 3,000 years ago.

  • Investors Flee as Bitcoin’s Flaws Are Exposed

    26.07.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Investors Flee as Bitcoin’s Flaws Are Exposed

    While cryptocurrencies have always been a volatile asset class, bitcoin’s recent 30%-plus falls are impressive – even by its own standards. There’s been a subsequent strong recovery – but it’s been a rough ride.

  • Your Simple Guide to Investing in Gold

    07.07.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Your Simple Guide to Investing in Gold

    Gold can be a very useful way to diversify your portfolio. It’s relatively rare, and its value often doesn’t move in line with other assets such as equities or property.At Capital & Conflict, we’ve said that gold provides insurance for your

  • A Forecast From the Desk of Ron Paul:

    05.07.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on A Forecast From the Desk of Ron Paul:

    "People have the impression that the market can climb forever. Sooner or later we'll see things change. If this market were to fall by 25%, and gold by 50%, this would not be surprising to me."

  • The Only Investment That Will Never Go Broke

    27.06.2017 • United StatesComments Off on The Only Investment That Will Never Go Broke

    Gold is risk-free. Its value can only rise and fall relative to a paper currency...so why have gold investors have done so well over the past 18 months - without the risk of stocks or bonds?

  • Gold Value Up as Faith in Banks Deflates

    22.06.2017 • FranceComments Off on Gold Value Up as Faith in Banks Deflates

    Bloomberg suggested that gold value would rise without inflation because confidence in central banks would vanish. Well, right now there is no inflation, and gold is indeed rising...

  • The Shining Alternative to Investing in Gold

    20.06.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The Shining Alternative to Investing in Gold

    Silver has many of the same advantages as gold, but also some surprising pitfalls you need to know about before you start investing in it...

  • What Happens When The Fed Stops Funding Your Bonds?

    19.06.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on What Happens When The Fed Stops Funding Your Bonds?

    Bonds are expensive, partly because Central Banks spend billions a day to support them. As a result, stock market valuations depend on these interventions...But what happens if the banks stop supporting them?

  • This Golden Window is Closing

    07.06.2017 • FranceComments Off on This Golden Window is Closing

    . If you think that gold has a role to play, debts may not be repaid, and the political currency system is close to collapse, then here is a suggestion: buy a little gold while you still can. But not just any gold...

  • Why You Should Bet on Bitcoin

    24.05.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Why You Should Bet on Bitcoin

    Each time geopolitical turmoil pops up somewhere, the price of bitcoin spikes. Recent trouble in Venezuela and China are two examples. Each financial shock, crackdown or poor economic release has sent the bitcoin price higher.

  • The Three Ingredients for Win-Win Deals

    17.05.2017 • United StatesComments Off on The Three Ingredients for Win-Win Deals

    Progress is cyclical. Win-win deals add wealth and move society forward. But they depend on trust. And as trust increases, so does the temptation to cheat. When everyone leaves his liquor cabinet open, for example, who can resist having a drink?

  • Collecting Rent With a Pistol

    16.05.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Collecting Rent With a Pistol

    Together, the Fed, the ECB, and the Bank of Japan now own about $12.5 trillion in assets. What happens when they reclaim what they put in... when they un-prime the pump… when they reverse the great stock market liquidity boom of 2009–2017? Ai yi yi.

  • U.S. Missile Strike in Syria Sends Gold Soaring

    14.04.2017 • United StatesComments Off on U.S. Missile Strike in Syria Sends Gold Soaring

    By Chris Lowe – Inner Circle (USA) The stock market shrugged off the increasing tensions between the U.S. and Russia. But investors scrambled to buy “disaster insurance” gold, which typically does well during times of heightened geopolitical risk

  • Market Volatility Pushes Up Gold Prices

    12.04.2017 • Hong KongComments Off on Market Volatility Pushes Up Gold Prices

    By Sean Corrigan – Wealthy Nations (Hong Kong) – Inevitably, the confrontational foreign policy which the new Trump regime has suddenly adopted toward both Russia (via Syria) and China (via North Korea) has started to fray a few nerves. Gold,

  • Is Bitcoin Headed Toward a Civil War?

    17.03.2017 • TechComments Off on Is Bitcoin Headed Toward a Civil War?

    It’s been the best performing currency in the world. It’s been the worst. It’s been the most volatile. It’s turned teenagers into millionaires without them leaving their bedrooms. It’s even threatened to overtake gold as a vote against the

  • India Has Always Gone For Gold

    10.03.2017 • Emerging MarketsComments Off on India Has Always Gone For Gold

    By Vivek Kaul – The Vivek Kaul Letter (India) – I attended a friend’s wedding reception recently. Word got around regarding what I do for a living and then suddenly people were interested. After some talk about the Indian economy and where it is