Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

Tim Knight from Slope of Hope's picture

That Musky Odor

Reality Steve Jobs One would think the market is trading Elon Musk’s reputation instead of two utterly separate companies, considering how they look like clones.

Sprott Group's picture

Sprott Precious Metals Watch

Precious Metals The bearish thesis for gold rests on four key assumptions in the process of being disproven. Recent gold skepticism has generally arisen from some combination of expectations for i) protracted U.S. dollar strength, ii) significant Fed tightening, iii) escape velocity U.S. economic performance and iv) further increases in U.S. equities. Since the end of the first quarter, the logic supporting each of these projections has dissipated significantly.

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

The Fed is Already "Testing the Waters" For NIRP

Ben Bernanke Ben Bernanke Bill Dudley Bond Federal Reserve The US Federal Reserve is obsessed with market reactions to its policies. Because of this, anytime the Fed plans to announce a major change in policy, it preps the markets via numerous leaks and hints… oftentimes for months in advance.

GoldCore's picture

Gold Up 3% In October and Enters “Seasonal Sweet Spot”

Australian Dollar Central Banks China Federal Reserve Germany Global Economy India Middle East New Zealand Precious Metals Recession Reuters Twitter Twitter White House Yen Gold is up 3.1% in October and had even larger gains in other currencies. Entering gold’s “seasonal sweet spot” in November, December, January and February.

williambanzai7's picture


"Putin is winging it..."

EconMatters's picture

Financial Markets are a Game

China CRAP ETC Federal Reserve fixed Front Running Price Action Twitter Twitter Those were just excuses, it’s not like any of those factors suddenly changed and were fixed magically on October 1st.

Gold Standard Institute's picture

The Service Economy

Reality Stagnation is but a small price to pay, Europeans think, to achieve the goal of everyone being taken care of. 

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

The Six Year "Grand Delusion" is Ending

Bond Central Banks Fail fixed Janet Yellen Lehman Lehman Brothers None For six years, the world has operated under a complete delusion that Central Banks somehow fixed the 2008 Crisis.  

GoldCore's picture

London Property Bubble Set To Burst - UBS and Deutsche Warn

China Deutsche Bank Hong Kong Housing Bubble Housing Market Housing Prices Ireland Japan Kazakhstan Mexico Real estate Reuters Twitter Twitter A bursting of property bubbles in London and New York would be expected to have an impact on national economies and indeed on national property markets. Sentiment would be badly impacted. Caution should be the order of the day.

Sprott Money's picture

The Krugman Con

Alan Greenspan Ben Bernanke Ben Bernanke Federal Reserve France Germany Japan John Maynard Keynes Keynesian economics Krugman Larry Summers Maynard Keynes Monetization New York Times Obamacare Paul Krugman Precious Metals Reality Gold’s biggest enemy is a brilliant Nobel Prize winning economist, university professor and columnist for the New York Times. Sadly, he is also a con man. 

williambanzai7's picture

EuRoPeaN STaYCaTioN...

The Hills Are Alive...

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

We've All Been Warned (the Cyprus "Bail-In" Model is coming to a Country Near You)

B+ Central Banks Germany New Zealand Reality Ron Paul If there's no risk of a systemic event, why are regulators moving to implement rules that would make it so firms and funds can freeze your money in the event of a crisis?

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