Gold Production

I first became interested in gold, back in the 1970's, when I was in college. In 1970, South Africa held the title of the world's largest gold producer, producing 900 metric tonnes of gold, i.e. roughly 2/3rds of the world's gold, and Russia was a … [Read more...]

America & Money: Cool Facts About the History of Our Monetary System

Since 1776, many things have changed dramatically in America. One of the most drastic series of changes has been in the way we conduct transactions using money. Believe it or not, the monetary system that is in place today would be almost completely … [Read more...]

Trump Changes Everything

This morning I received an email alert from Michael Swanson editor of WallStreetWindow.com in it  Mike makes this shocking statement... "It's all about the US dollar for Trump and his advisors. Wild markets mean that we cannot make bets any longer … [Read more...]

Gold is Back in the LimeLight

As you can see in the chart to the left courtesy of GoldSeek.com after a precipitous drop in November 2015 gold bottomed near $1,000/oz in December. But then in January and February everything changed. Gold went from a "Barbarous Relic" to a store of … [Read more...]

Commodities Overtake Stocks and Bonds with Best Rally Since 2010!

Is Gold making another shot at becoming the star investment? I have included two articles by Chris Vermeulen, founder of TheGoldAndOilGuy.com and AlgoTrades Systems. Chris is an internationally recognized market technical analyst and trader. He has … [Read more...]

Where’s Gold Headed Today?

Interest rates in the United States are rising, the stock market is falling, so investors are being very cautious and looking for a monetary safe haven. Does this mean it's finally time to turn back to gold? During most of 2015, the U.S. price of … [Read more...]

Debt Limit Showdown: Obama Administration Ramps Up Pressure on Republican Allies

The Republican-controlled Congress faces some tough decisions in the days ahead. Who will they select to replace John Boehner as Speaker of the House? Will they capitulate to the Obama administration’s demands for a no-strings-attached increase in … [Read more...]

Markets Crashing, Gold Rising

By Clint Siegner U.S. Investors are on edge following last week’s and today’s sell-off in stocks around the globe. The carnage impacted equity markets in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. Interestingly, the U.S. dollar also weakened. And bonds and … [Read more...]

Gold Up Almost Everywhere in 2014

When looking at prices of anything from cars to oil to gold or stocks... we need to keep in mind our personal frame of reference. We see prices as they are priced in our currency i.e. the currency that we earn in. Companies International companies … [Read more...]

The Story of Gold’s Future History

In today's post Grant Williams looks at a hypothetical story of the "history" of gold looking back from the future which could have clues for how you should invest now.  ~Tim McMahon, editor Things That Make You Go Hmmm: How Could It Happen? By … [Read more...]