Archive for July, 2012

Dollar Depreciation – Slow or Rapid? What it Means for YOUR Purchasing Power!

Read the Latest News About: Gold    Silver    Economy    Central Banking (June 2012) The value of a national currency is determined by many criteria in this international world of paper currencies backed by nothing more substantial than promises from heavily indebted sovereign governments. Those criteria include the budget surplus or deficit run by the national government, the amount of […]

IRA Investing: Gold and Silver for Your Retirement Safety

Read the Latest News About: Gold    Silver    Economy    Central Banking (June 2012) If you have a self-directed IRA (your own or from a rollover), you can include investments in gold, silver, and related stocks in your IRA. These investments can make a huge impact on your ability to preserve your purchasing power in the coming inflationary environment.

Another Silver Market Bottom? More Technical and Cycle Analysis!

Read the Latest News About: Gold    Silver    Economy    Central Banking (17 May 2012) I think silver and gold are at or very near an important bottom. The gold and silver markets are acting like they were in the 2008 crash – going down when nearly everything points the opposite direction. It turned out that the 2008 gold and […]

You Need Income, So You Shouldn’t Invest in Gold? Right or Wrong?

Read the Latest News About: Gold    Silver    Economy    Central Banking (July 2012) I think this preconception should be examined more clearly. Let’s assume you had $100,000 to invest in, say 2001. You could have invested in short-term T-Bills, or money markets, or 30 year T-Bonds. But because you wanted the income, you probably also needed the liquidity of […]

Gold and Paper Money – Statements from Wise and Famous People

Read the Latest News About: Gold    Silver    Economy    Central Banking (June 2012) "When paper money systems begin to crack at the seams, the run to gold could be explosive." Harry Browne "Regardless of the dollar price involved, one ounce of gold would purchase a good-quality man’s suit at the conclusion of the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, the […]

Wealth Accumulation? How – But Not the Way You Expect?

Read the Latest News About: Gold    Silver    Economy    Central Banking (June 2012) Most people dream of accumulating wealth but have little understanding of the process or are unwilling to do the necessary saving and investing. Further, most people live "paycheck to paycheck" either by habit or presumed necessity. How can a young family, with a small income and […]

Investing in Gold and Silver – RISKY or Safe – Why and How?

Read the Latest News About: Gold    Silver    Economy    Central Banking (June 2012) Rather than answer this question directly, let’s approach this question from another direction. Is it risky to assume the US government will continue to spend $1-$2Trillion more each year than its income? (The current deficit is well in excess of $1Trillion.) Is it risky to assume […]

Exponential Gold Rally! What it Means and Will it Continue?

Read the Latest News About: Gold    Silver    Economy    Central Banking (April 2012) The price of gold is much higher (about $1,600 as of April 2012) now than it was in 2001 (about $260). All markets are volatile, and gold certainly has posted highs and lows. But, the big picture shows that gold has, on average, been remarkably steady […]

Silver Price Low or High? When to Invest in Silver?

Read the Latest News About: Gold    Silver    Economy    Central Banking (June 2012) We all know that successful investing starts with “buy low, sell high.” But, what price is low and what price is high? Was gold “high” at $800 in 1980? Was the Dow “high” at 14,000 in 2007? Was silver “low” at $4.10 in 2001? An indicator […]