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Have Gold And Bitcoin Seen The Worst Of Their Bubble Bursts?

Have Gold And Bitcoin Seen The Worst Of Their Bubble Bursts?

You know I’ve been fighting the gold bugs for a long time. Gold is an inflation hedge, not a deflation hedge. Turn to gold for safety during a deflationary period and you’ll get your ass handed to you on a golden platter! Gold is simply another commodity and it burst in the 30-year cycle top between 2008 and 2011, […]

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Gold And Silver Show Strong Historical Performance During The Summer Months

Gold And Silver Show Strong Historical Performance During The Summer Months

The summer is generally a good time to purchase precious metals. Gold and silver historically have outperformed when the weather is warm.  They have also outperformed other commodities, specifically oil.  If you are looking to add precious metals to your portfolio, look for dips in the price during the summer months, as they are likely to be […]

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Time To Buy Gold For 2018 As The Run-Down Starts?

| January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Time To Buy Gold For 2018 As The Run-Down Starts?

The price of gold could rally to $4,200 as the Federal Reserve tries, and fails to normalize monetary policy over the next few years according to analysts at CLSA. CLSA has long been a gold bull, advocating the yellow metal for its model portfolio since 2002. So far, this trade has yielded mixed results. After the price […]

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Gold $5,000

Gold $5,000

No. I’m not flip-flopping! As I told subscribers to our Boom & Bust monthly newsletter in November, I stand by my forecast that gold must still lose about 65% of its current value before we hit the bottom of this latest commodity cycle, around 2020 or 2023. And when the markets unravel, as they must, gold will […]

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Here’s Why You Need To Buy These 3 Metals Stocks Today

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Here’s Why You Need To Buy These 3 Metals Stocks Today

There is a battle going on in North Asia. And no, it’s not the war of words between President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. Instead, it’s the “war” being fought by China to finally tackle its chronic air, water, and land pollution. There has been a wave of environmental inspections that has led to […]

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My Favorite Income Stock Sector For A Corporate Tax Cut

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
My Favorite Income Stock Sector For A Corporate Tax Cut

With a new tax cut plan due to be out in weeks, Tim Plaehn shares his favorite income stock sector that will benefit the most from lower taxes. The three companies shared in this article will be able to boost dividends by a large amount if the proposed tax cuts go through. If you can […]

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Gold’s Recent Bounce Is Temporary: The Trend Is Still Down In 2017 (And Beyond)

Gold’s Recent Bounce Is Temporary: The Trend Is Still Down In 2017 (And Beyond)

Twenty-two radio interviews for the new book, 10 of them live. At this point, my voice is tired. So are gold sellers. Gold peaked at $1,934 in September of 2011 – the last major commodity to peak in the 30-year cycle that first peaked in mid-2008. Silver peaked in late April 2011, after retesting its […]

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Market Impact Of A Trump Presidency

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Market Impact Of A Trump Presidency

Donald Trump emerged as the winner last night of a hotly contested presidential campaign and will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, January 20, 2017. The transition to a Republican presidency and Trump’s rejection of politics as usual, which drew so many voters, naturally lead to questions about his […]

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Should You Follow Rogers, Faber, And Schiff Into Commodities?

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
Should You Follow Rogers, Faber, And Schiff Into Commodities?

After a dismal first half of the year, investors have been getting wary of commodities.  After all, at one point gold was down 28% on the year, silver was down 40%, and a slew of other hard assets performed as if they simply weren’t needed anymore. My how times have changed… In just a few […]

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Are Commodities Ready To Plummet?

| June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Are Commodities Ready To Plummet?

No doubt about it, last month was rough for commodities.  Lean hogs, cattle, and natural gas were the only hard assets eeking out gains in May. The others?  Well, they weren’t so lucky. Take a look… As you can see, commodities encountered hefty losses over the past few weeks.  Gold and silver fell 6% and […]

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