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  • Gold Market Report – April 19, 2024

    Gold Market Report – April 19, 2024

    Overnight Activity:Escalation turns into de-escalation Reports of explosions in Iran – and in particular close to one of its nuclear facilities in Isfahan – and that Israel was in the process of a retaliatory attack against Iran last night roiled markets.  Later in the evening, markets reversed on news that the strikes were very limited,…

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  • Market Euphoria: The Temptation and Risk of the Bull Market Dance

    Market Euphoria: The Temptation and Risk of the Bull Market Dance

    “As Long as the Music is Playing, You Have to Get up and Dance”  This memorable and now infamous quote by CEO Chuck Prince, describing Citigroup’s commitment to leveraged buyouts in the summer of 2007 as the sub-prime meltdown was unfolding, resonates as a cautionary tale. In congressional testimony, Prince later defended his statement and…

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  • A Pragmatic Approach in an Overvalued Market

    A Pragmatic Approach in an Overvalued Market

    The Conundrum of the Gloom and Doom Prediction: A Pragmatic Approach As some of you know, I also serve as CEO of Wealthion, a sister company of Hard Assets Alliance. The Wealthion YouTube Channel has been accused of featuring too many “gloom and doom” guests (yet these “G&D” videos typically get more views than their…

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  • Year in Review: Navigating Challenges with Wisdom and Gratitude

    Year in Review: Navigating Challenges with Wisdom and Gratitude

    As we close the book on 2023, it is important to reflect on the year’s considerable challenges. We began the year with a continuation of 2022’s economic uncertainty, soaring inflation, rising interest rates, as well as war, dysfunctional government, societal divisiveness, and climate volatility. Throughout 2023, not a single issue on this list has meaningfully…

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  • Gold’s Inevitable Rise in Today’s Multipolar World: A Must-Read Analysis

    Gold’s Inevitable Rise in Today’s Multipolar World: A Must-Read Analysis

    I recently attended a major pension fund conference where a number of highly decorated speakers shared their perspectives about the present global geopolitical and economic terrain. Although gold was not the centerpiece of these discussions, the synthesis of insights from these renowned thought-leaders bolstered a simple yet profound case for gold. The Inexorable Case for…

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  • Why the Next Gold Cycle Could Be the Biggest

    Why the Next Gold Cycle Could Be the Biggest

    The ebb and flow of gold cycles have the power to create large fortunes…  And today, we stand on the cusp of an extraordinary opportunity, one that history may remember as the dawn of the most lucrative gold cycle yet.  At least, that’s what Tavi Costa believes. Tavi has worked as a Partner and Macro…

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  • Don’t Believe These Numbers from the U.S. Government

    Don’t Believe These Numbers from the U.S. Government

    Beware The Math How the Appearance of Precision Undermines Investment Decision MakingIt is comforting to know that two plus two unequivocally equals four, regardless of one’s belief system or mood. As such, math, with its objective clarity and indisputable certainty, has always served as a compelling basis for decision-making. However, it’s crucial to tread cautiously…

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