It’s Currency War; And Japan Has Fired The First Shot

japan yenThis is the big problem with fiat currency - eventually the temptation to print more of it when you are in a jam becomes too powerful to resist.  In a surprise move on Friday, the Bank of Japan dramatically increased
NYSE:EWJ November 3, 2014 9:47pm

Western Governments Try Everything To Preserve Their Fiat Currencies

investDavid Levenstein: In spite of a string of strong economic data from the US, the dollar failed to stage a solid rally against other major currencies last week, and the price of gold found support above $1200 an ounce.
NYSE:GLD December 12, 2013 2:00pm

The Consequences Of QE For The Long-Term

dollar etfThere is a reason why every fiat currency in the history of the world has eventually failed.  At some point, those issuing fiat currencies always find themselves giving in to the temptation to wildly print more money.  Sometimes, the motivation
NYSE:FAS September 23, 2013 12:10pm

What Stocks To Buy Before Hyperinflation Pops Up

Stephen Simpson: With the Federal Reserve firing up the presses for a third round of quantitative easing, it’s only a matter of time before more talk of imminent hyperinflation pops up. While calm discussions on the prospects of hyperinflation are rare (and there’s often a tinge of hysteria
NYSE:GLD October 15, 2012 10:30am

Peter Schiff: The Recession is Already Here (GLD, SLV, AGQ, IAU)

Jared Cummans: Some analysts, like Jim Rogers, have been warning about a coming recession in 2013, while other big names like Roubini and Faber have been even more bold with their statements. Investors should not be surprised to see Peter Schiff throw
NYSE:AGQ October 4, 2012 10:25am

Less Than 900 Days For Hyperinflation In The U.S.? (GLD, SLV, AGQ, IAU, ABX)

Gold Silver Worlds: John Williams, who is the founder of, stated during a recent interview that the US is on track to become victim of hyperinflation the latest in 2014. He believes that “open ended QE” (which is nothing more than monetizing debt)
NYSE:AGQ October 1, 2012 11:55am

How QE3 Shakes Up Gold: Q&A With Nick Barisheff (GLD, IAU, GDX)

Jared Cummans: Nick Barisheff is President and CEO of Bullion Management Group Inc., a bullion investment company that provides investors with a secure, cost-effective and transparent way to purchase and store physical bullion. Recognized worldwide as a bullion expert,
NYSE:GDX September 24, 2012 10:46am

Why The U.S. Dollar’s Reign As World Reserve Currency Is Ending

The mainstream media in the United States is almost totally ignoring one of the most important trends in global economics.  This trend is going to cause the value
NYSE:GLD September 11, 2012 10:36pm

Memo To Ron Paul: Gold Is A Fiat Currency (GLD, SLV, SGOL, AGOL)

Jonathan Yates: Congressman and presidential candiate Dr. Ron Paul has spent most of his career advocating a return to the gold standard (NYSEArca:GLD).  He feels that replacing the yellow metal with paper is the source of many economic woes that returning to gold could fix. There’s just
NYSE:AGOL February 6, 2012 3:48pm

U.S. States Prepare For Hyperinflation (GLD, SLV, UUP, UDN, SGOL, IAU)

Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul: CNN reports that 13 states seek approval to issue money in preparation for a U.S. dollar collapse.

NYSE:GLD February 4, 2012 6:09pm

American Satisfaction At All-Time Low: Buy Gold and Silver (USO, SLV, GLD, XHB, FXI, EPI)

Jonathan Yates: In a recent Gallup poll, the great majority of Americans were reported as being displeased with the direction of the country.  While this is certainly not good news for incumbents in The White House, both houses of Congress and across the country at the state and local level, it is bullish for
NYSE:GLD January 17, 2012 12:30pm

Look Into Gold’s Future By Studying Its Past

Todd Shriber:  I'm not ashamed to say I'm a gold bull and I'll be forthright with you: To put it in Wall Street parlance, maybe I'm "talking my book" because I'm long one of the ETFs backed by physical gold. Tuesday's decline in gold prices, the biggest slide in a year, doesn't have me worried and it
NYSE:GDX August 24, 2011 9:52am

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