The Hard Way

At some point in the last 40 years or so, we could have chosen short-term pain (a brief recession, fewer entitlements, balanced budgets, etc) and secured long-term stability.  Instead, we […]

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The Outliers

Understanding the dynamics behind the preference cascade is particularly important for gold and silver.  If we think about the behavior that we call investing, we can quickly discern that at […]

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The Cremation of 2013

There were strange things done by fluorescent sun By the Federal Reserve of old From Treasury pops to secret swaps That would make your blood run cold The Wall Street […]

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Guest Post: Hey Joe!

Just six short years ago, the median net worth of middle class US households was $120,000.  Today, it has fallen a whopping 45% to just $66,000. Pretend you are an […]

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Truth Or Consequences

Truth or Consequences. If you take the time to learn and understand the reality of the situation around you – the truth – you can act to avoid unpleasant consequences. […]

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The Consent of the Governed

At this moment, western central banks are engaged in a process of funding massive expenditures through monetizing (directly or indirectly) government debt.  They create more Euros or Yen, or Pounds, […]

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