10 Predictions for 2017: Gold, Stocks, Trump, Putin and War

"As for me, all I know is that I know nothing." - Socrates The quote is a paradox within itself, but sums up the outlook of anyone that has gleaned a grain of wisdom in their life. Yet, here I am offering predictions for the future, a thing one could know with even less certainty [...]

Gold Under Pressure as FBI Clears Clinton Again

Gold is down $15 or 1% in early Asian trading as the FBI said it stood by its earlier finding that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton just two days ahead of the U.S. election. Silver is also down over 1% as the dollar has bounced on the news. U.S. equity futures are higher [...]

By | November 6th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

Gold Spikes, Stocks Sink as FBI Re-Opens Clinton Email Investigation

FBI Director James Comey said Friday the bureau is reviewing new emails related to Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state, according to a letter sent to eight congressional committee chairmen, a surprise development with 11 days until the election. The surprising news jolts a presidential race that had largely settled as Republican presidential nominee [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

How Will Trump, Clinton and This Contentious Election Season Impact Gold?

This election season is shaping up to be an extremely contentious one, with emotions running high, rigged primaries, pending lawsuits, threats of violence and deep-rooted hatred between supporters of Trump versus Clinton. The stock market looks like another massive bubble waiting to burst and any number of black swan events could be the needle that finally [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

Billion Dollar Lawsuits for Gold, Silver Price Rigging, as Saudis Threaten to Dump U.S. Treasuries

Just a day after Deutsche bank admitted to gold and silver price rigging, two class action lawsuits seeking $1 billion in damages on behalf of Canadian gold and silver investors were launched in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. This is just the tip of the iceberg, as there will no doubt be U.S.-based lawsuits on the way. The really interesting aspect is [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

The April Emergency The Fed Doesn’t Want You To Know About

Mike Maloney believes there is much more to the recent meetings between FED Chair Yellen and President Obama than the media is leading us to believe. There is something going on that ranges from very ominous to very scary. The meeting yesterday was covered by the media with nearly identical fluff pieces with no substance [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

The Fed Systematically Sabotaged the Economy, So What’s Next? (Peter Schiff Video)

Peter Schiff appeared on InfoWars with David Knight and talked about how the Federal Reserve has systematically sabotaged the economy. Peter made a strong case that the actions of the Fed have created an economy that is even worse than it was seven years ago, before the so-called “Great Recession.” He also observed that the recent rate increase [...]

By | January 18th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

Dollar Index Testing 100 Level for Second Time This Year as Gold Rallies

The USD index has rallied strongly over the past few months and is now testing the psychologically-important 100 level for the second time in 2015. During March, a sharp rally brought the USD index to 100.04, but it quickly turned lower and fell back to 93. After bouncing around in a range for the past [...]

By | November 30th, 2015|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

Turkey Shoots Down Russian Jet, Gold Shrugs Again

Gold hasn't been acting as a hedge against geopolitical turmoil at all lately. It barely budged after the deadliest attack on French soil since World War II killed 129 people. It has only slipped lower since Russia's military moved into the Middle East for the first time since the botched invasion of Afghanistan in 1979. In breaking news [...]

By | November 24th, 2015|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

Is It Time To Prepare For War With Russia?

I have been concerned about the escalating tensions with Russia for a few months now. Family and friends don't seem too concerned at all. Even most of the alternative news websites that I track rarely mention it. I have yet to hear of any protests or organized action against involvement in Russia's back yard. Maybe [...]

By | March 13th, 2015|Political Commentary|