Why We Hold Hard Assets II
Right now we’re seeing a surge of strength in the U.S. dollar, as the bottom falls out of our competitors’ currencies, and Jim Grant has the best analysis of what it means for investors. For one, as Grant shows, it means the Federal Reserve can’t keep interest rates low forever. And mainstream investors may be very surprised when the Fed gives in, since Fed chairmen have become big celebrities these days, believed to have far greater control over the U.S. economy and the U.S. dollar than they actually do. Most likely, U.S. bonds will plunge, and that means even more investors will be looking for a safe haven. As an early investor in natural resources, that should bode well for you…
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Saudi King Fires First Shot In New Oil War
Big News! Saudi Arabia just opened a new front in ongoing “oil wars” that are being fought across the world. A few days ago, the Saudis made a relatively quiet move; but it may as well have bombed Pearl Harbor, considering the impact and implications. Saudi actions are already cascading across oil markets. We’ll likely […]
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Will The Swiss Vote To Get Their Gold Back?
The Swiss people may soon make their bank change its tune, writes Ron Paul, when they vote in a Nov. 30 referendum over whether to require the bank to hold at least 20 percent of its asset in gold. Watch the news that day, because the outcome could point out the direction of gold in the year ahead…
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12% Annual Gains… From Five Charts!
This week, Frank Holmes and his friend and colleague, Brian Hicks, bring their impressive resumes to bear on a simple question: where will you find the best profits in the resource sector this year? As it turns out, there’s vast potential growth left in small cap resource companies — if you know where to look...
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Knock Knock/Who’s There?… China’s Metal Monopoly
I hope you’re hunkered down from the big chill this month. Wow, we’ve seen some cold. It was so cold a few weeks ago that one of my cats stuck his face outside one morning and literally jumped back into the house. Cold, right? And here we are with another polar vortex breathing down our […]
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Is it 2008 all over again? Heh, if you’re the Saudis it is! Saudi Arabia just slashed prices for their Arab Light crude oil to prices not seen since December 2008. A decade ago would you ever imagine that a U.S.-led oil boom would cause a panic … [Read More]

Total U.S. crude oil production averaged an estimated 8.6 million barrels per day in August, the highest monthly production since July 1986, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). In our Special Energy Report: An American Energy … [Read More]

It’s been dubbed “America’s point of reckoning,” and according to one forecast, it could slash the price of oil by over 30%. In other words: $60 oil. Today, we’ll take a look at this important terminology, what it means and how to profit. … [Read More]

Have you had a good, long look at the U.S. dollar index lately? If not, you might want to put down your morning coffee and take a peek: The dollar’s action can be summed up in one simple phrase: “3-2-1, liftoff!” Since July 1, the old … [Read More]

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