Eureka!

Eureka! I have to admit, even I feel like I talk about gold too much. This feeling gets reinforced when I show Burgess, my wife, what I’m going to write about for the week. When she sees the “g” word, she usually sighs and says, “Again? Why don’t you write about something else, like your…

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Once Upon A Time

Once upon a time…blah, blah, blah. The fairytales about our economy that governments, bankers, Wall Street, and conventional investment advisors have been telling us are seemingly not coming true. I am feeling increasingly cynical. The following news items from the past few days made me realize I’m not being cynical enough. The World Bank has a…

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America’s Secret Elixir

What happens to the American Miracle when America can no longer take on more debt? America is the most powerful county this Earth has ever known. Not even the Ming Dynasty came close to the power and influence that modern day America has. So how did this happen? Are Americans smarter, taller, faster or better…

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Money Printing Ends in 12 Days… Is Your Portfolio Prepared?

With the stock market falling and the US debt in the trillions of dollars, where will it all end up? More importantly, where should you be focusing your money right now in order to preserve and build your wealth?

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The 4 Biggest Gold Myths as Seen on TV

Just turn on the TV to CNBC, MSN, or Bloomberg TV and you will find a range of financial pundits practically frothing at the mouth over gold…about why to avoid it.
I have noticed that over the past ten years that investors, commentators, bloggers and analysts who have missed the move in gold tend to be the loudest opponents about its investment merits. They almost seem angry about gold and silver and the people who own it. Personally, I think they are unconsciously pissed off that they completely missed the investment of the decade.

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An Investment Mindset…Do You Have It?

All investors today need to think more like a citizen of the world and less like a citizen of America or Europe, or even China or Brazil.

The question I ask myself the most is: “Where is my money treated best in the world?”

And today, that answer is three places:

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My Thoughts on Silver and I’m Speaking This Weekend

I was planning on communicating just to let you know that I will speaking this Sunday, May 8th but with the recent movement in silver I thought I’d add some commentary around that too. First, if you’d like to see me speak or know someone who would, I’ll be speaking this Sunday, May 8th at the South…

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Is Gold Really Worth $1500?

  FACT: Gold is the only bubble in history backed by an asset that hardly anyone owns. In 1792 the Second Congress of the United States passed the Coinage Act. The act established that a US dollar was defined as 24.1 grams of pure silver. Fast forward 220 years. Today the US dollar is defined by…well…nothing.…

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The US Dollar is Dead…Long Live The US Dollar

Tomorrow night is the second Tuesday of April…that means the Insider Club Gathering. As always we have so much to cover. Interested? With the first quarter of 2011 behind us there is a lot of insight we can glean from the markets reactions to the first three months of this year. Would anyone have ever imagined on January 1st…

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If Printing Creates Wealth, Why Isn’t Zimbabwe The Richest Country on Earth?

If printing creates wealth, why isn’t Zimbabwe the richest country on Earth? You may want to sit down for this one. The past doesn’t exactly predict the future but it often rhymes. It’s time we take a moment to look back over the past three and a half years so we as US dollar holders…

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