How the Lack of Transparency in World Gold Markets Translates into Poor Analysis

Every precious metals trader that has analyzed gold prices over the past several decades knows that a common ploy the IMF and leading global Central Banks utilize to suppress gold prices in the COMEX futures markets is to announce plans to sell gold despite their total lack of commitment to executing their announced plans. For … Continue reading How the Lack of Transparency in World Gold Markets Translates into Poor Analysis

The Gaping Hole in the Deflation Argument, Part II

In Part I of “The Gaping Hole”, I stated that “the valid argument against massive future inflation is the fact that this bailout money must eventually end up not just in the monetary base but in the monetary supply.” When money in the monetary base is converted to monetary supply then this indeed causes velocity … Continue reading The Gaping Hole in the Deflation Argument, Part II

The Gaping Hole in the Deflation Argument

There are many people still bandying around the idea that we will suffer a prolonged period of deflation and their primary argument in support of this thesis is the fact that despite the ECB, the Federal Reserve, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan and other Central Banks printing trillions upon trillions of currency … Continue reading The Gaping Hole in the Deflation Argument

How to Know When the Current US Dollar Rally Will End

The last time I wrote an article about the US dollar on March 4th titled the “US Dollar Vulnerable to a Sharp Decline Now”, the US dollar index promptly plunged from 89 to 83 less than one week later. In that article I stated a critical multi-year intermediate resistance point that had to hold to … Continue reading How to Know When the Current US Dollar Rally Will End

How an Unsound Global Monetary System Creates Boom/Bust Cycles

Many times when I run into old friends after a while, in reference to past conversations we may have had regarding global capital markets, they tell me something to the effect of: “Everything you said that was going to happen happened exactly like you told me. How did you know?” The key to my predictions … Continue reading How an Unsound Global Monetary System Creates Boom/Bust Cycles

How I Know Bank of America WILL Beat Analysts’ Estimates on Monday (Before it Happens)

Though I’m writing this article on the Saturday preceding the Monday Bank of America earning’s announcement, I am quite confident in stating that the chances Bank of America will not surprise and beat analysts on Monday is slim to none. I can state this without reading a single word about what the analysts are predicting … Continue reading How I Know Bank of America WILL Beat Analysts’ Estimates on Monday (Before it Happens)

A $700+ Trillion Bubble Waiting to Burst

In the past three years, while banks all over the world and Wall Street were imploding, while some $40-$50 trillion of capital was being destroyed in global stock markets, one financial market kept growing. That market is the financial derivatives market. According to the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the global Over the Counter (OTC) … Continue reading A $700+ Trillion Bubble Waiting to Burst

How We Can Save Our Country & Prevent Big Banks From Ruining America Forever

The recent comments of many on our nation’s top banking executives have been so consistently disingenuous that the subject of this article has been long overdue for some time now. On March 20, 2009, Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit issued a memo to all Citigroup employees in which he stated, “Our industry has recently seen a … Continue reading How We Can Save Our Country & Prevent Big Banks From Ruining America Forever

Good Surprises This Earning Seasons Will Create Very Bad Future Surprises

With FASB demonstrating no backbone this Thursday and voting to change mark-to-market rules with not a single dissenting vote (demonstrating that not a single FASB board member has the guts to stand up for what is right), the Big Deception is now in play for earnings season which starts tomorrow on April 7th. Despite the … Continue reading Good Surprises This Earning Seasons Will Create Very Bad Future Surprises