The original "international man" discusses leaving the US before it becomes impossible to do so.
By keeping all your assets in the country where you live, you commit, ahead of time, to ratify whatever policy your home government might adopt, no matter how objectionable, unreasonable or pernicious that policy happens to be.
It wasn't a fun week for gold. By the close on Friday, the metal was down 6.7% (based on London PM fix prices), the biggest weekly decline since September.
The Keystone XL ruckus shone a light on pipelines like never before.
A new polysyllabic term has entered the Wall Street lexicon and is sweeping through the investing world like a brush fire through a dry canyon: "hypothecation."
We've been saying since September that gold producers are undervalued, and here are some data that show just how extreme the undervaluation is.
If you're bullish about the long term for gold and silver, it's mouthwatering to watch them undergo a major correction after taking earlier profits that added to your deployable cash.
A young woman – let's call her Andrea – inherited some money from her father in late 1997. She was only nineteen at the time.
In the world of finance, there is always talk of bubbles – mortgage bubbles, tech stock bubbles, junk bond bubbles. But bubbles don’t develop only in financial markets.
You likely have seen invitations to open a "Gold IRA" or something with a similar name.
This may sound sensationalistic, but I think the odds are very high that, on average, gold producers will sell in the $200 range before this bull market is over.
Though late to the party as usual, the proverbial man on the street – along with members of mainstream media and Wall Street heavyweights – is finally waking up to the decade-long, 700% increase in the price of gold, joining a growing buzz around the
I've told more than one concerned investor that when the gold price falls, they should "come back in three months" and see if they're still worried.
Let's begin by positioning the sector. Investing in a pipeline company is similar to investing in a utility.
Most gold followers know the metal has a seasonal tendency to perform better in the fall and winter than in the spring and summer.
Doug Casey on "Occupy Wall Street"
While we're convinced that our gold and silver investments will pay off, they don't come without risk. What do you suppose is the biggest risk we face?
While I haven't made a scientific study of the topic, I suspect the leading genre for popular entertainment – and for popular delusions of crowds, for that matter – revolves around magical worlds. As illustration, the Harry Potter series will serve.
Of all the social memes related to the economic and investment landscape, none is more dominant than that there is a small cadre of powerful Wall Street money men who, working behind the scenes, effectively control investment markets, the global econ
Money market funds began as a bright and useful idea, became a habit, and recently have become a bad habit.
One of Spain's largest oil companies, Repsol, is gearing up to spud a deep, offshore well in Cuban waters, just 60 miles from the Florida Keys.
The following conversation took place between a friend's son and me; he's a bright but relatively young investor.
Foreign central banks buy US Treasury and Agency debt through accounts at the Federal Reserve, where it is held in custody.
An excerpt of Doug’s musings on why “the problems we’re facing are 100% caused by the US government” – from the recent Casey/Sprott Summit When Money Dies.
Gary Johnson is running for the Republican nomination for president. If you didn’t know that, you’re not alone.
In the last few weeks a slow slide in commodity prices – metals in particular – has turned into a full-scale nosedive.
By almost any measure, gold stocks are undervalued. Should we load up?
When the currency system as we know it dies, some people will become very wealthy.
In a recent article, How China Ate America’s Lunch, Clif Carothers described what China has accomplished in the last thirty years.