Central Bank Smackdown

By John Mauldin Smackdown: smack•down, ?smak?doun/, noun, US informal 1.  a bitter contest or confrontation. "the age-old man versus Nature smackdown" 2.  a decisive or humiliating defeat or setback. The term “smackdown” was first used by … [Read more...]

Does Central-Bank Gold-Buying Signal the Top Is Near?

Central-Bank Gold-Buying By Jeff Clark, Casey Research  Doug Casey told me in January, "The only thing that scares me is that central banks are buying a lot of gold; they're historically contrary indicators." When it comes to buying gold, central … [Read more...]