Silver as an investment

Monthly Archives: April 2012

FSN: “Gold Stocks Are the Cheapest I’ve Ever Seen”

from Casey Research

Dear Readers,

BIG GOLD’s Jeff Clark recently caught up with Charles Oliver, the senior portfolio manager of the Sprott Gold and Precious Minerals Fund (SPR003, Series A; unavailable in the US). He made a splash with a gold-price prediction four years ago that didn’t quite come true, with consequences that have created […]

FSN: Gold’s Nastiness Hints of a Major Bottom

by Rick Ackerman RickAckerman.com

Are gold and the bloodied mining stocks at an important turning point? So it would appear. Persuasive evidence of this came together for us yesterday after we ran into an old friend, a real estate developer with a commodity-trading jones, who asked whether it might finally be time to buy the […]

FSN: ‘Fat Finger,’ Wall Street Journal? No, Government’s Heavy Hand On Gold

by Chris Powell GATA.org

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Wall Street Journal, which back in December published an essay by a recently resigned member of the Federal Reserve Board complaining that “policy makers” were “suppressing market prices that they don’t like” and then, despite GATA’s many importunings, refused to ask him to specify […]

FSN: Yale’s Shiller: World in a ‘Late Great Depression’

by Forrest Jones Money News

The global economy is mired in a “late Great Depression” despite central bank stimulus policies, says Yale economist and author Robert Shiller.

“Our whole economy has been affected by variations in confidence. Central banks are sort of trusted, but the actions they have often affect people’s confidence by appearance rather […]

FSN: Economy May Be Headed Into Free Fall Again

Many borrowers, particularly since late 2010, thought they were buying at the bottom of a housing market that had already suffered steep declines, but have been caught out by a continued fall in prices in wide swaths of America.

from Truth In Gold

First things first. Remember this big dog and pony show Bernanke went […]

FSN: Move Towards Strength

by Thomas J Smith CFA Financial Sense

When someone asks me if I “like” the market I typically answer, “It all depends”. There are times when I “like” the majority of stocks and there are other times when selectivity is the key. Selectivity is becoming increasingly important in the current market environment. The difference in […]

FSN: Sarkozy’s Economic Austerity Gamble: The Failure Of Neoliberal Snakeoil

by Andrew McKillop Market Oracle

Politics Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleOutgoing president Sarkozy of France has only a few days to go before his come-uppance. Barring a miracle, pollsters say he is beaten by Parti Soialiste candidate Francois Hollande, but much more than a personal humiliation and a disaster for Sarkozy’s fragile UMP party, a […]

FSN: 500%+ Club: Student Debt Load & Silver Price Increase by 500%+ Since Start of “Century of Change”

from Silver Vigilante

Student loans are an excellent example of how the modern lending system manifests ancient modes of control. In the United States, long before the modern student loan, for the promise of prosperity thousands of individuals came to the New World as indentured servants. Once they arrived in ‘America,’ ‘twas their job to […]

ZeroHedge: The Decline And Fall Of Suburbia

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. As Arch Daily notes, for decades the suburbs and the American Dream went hand-in-hand but the age-of-sprawl is ending; people are leaving the suburbs and once again flocking to cities in search of a better way of life. Whether Suburbia […]

ZeroHedge: China Manufacturing Continues To ‘Contract-And-Expand’ Even As April PMI Misses Expectations

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. The topsy-turvy world of Chinese macroeconomic data continues to provide the Schrodinger-prone unreality that we have come to expect in this keep-’em-guessing Central Bank-driven fiat-fest we are experiencing. For 9 of the last 10 months, HSBC’s China Manufacturing PMI has […]