Category Archives: gold

How close are we to the much-predicted market collapse?

“Be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful.”  Warren Buffett wrote that in The New York Times in the fall of 2008, when the walls of the world’s financial structures seemed to be collapsing. Today, … Continue reading

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Enter, stage right, Stag Nation

Markets are in a tizzy these days.  We’ve had five consecutive down days, some quite significantly down.  Today, managed to finish up. But we may be in for more downward pressure. Yes, there are problems in the world.  Orlando’s terrorist … Continue reading

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Why are Commodity Prices Falling?

Commodities – things like gold, silver and copper – have been doing poorly.  Very poorly for investors. Even worse than stocks which, this year, so far, are essentially flat. Do commodities hold any key to why stocks aren’t doing better … Continue reading

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Pricing housing in gold

Looking for some “good news” in economics or public policy today isn’t easy to find these days.  But here’s something that might qualify. In this otherwise challenging economic environment, home prices have worked their way generally higher over the past … Continue reading

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