Author: Gary Christenson

Nine Interesting Facts About Bitcoin

Nine Interesting Facts About Bitcoin by Gary Christenson – Deviant Investor By now many people have heard about Bitcoin even if they don’t use the virtualcurrency. As Bitcoin gains prominence people are learning more about how cryptocurrencies work as well...

17 Reasons To Avoid Gold

17 Reasons To Avoid Gold by Gary Christenson – Deviant Investor (Warning: Satire and sarcasm alert!)   Central bankers are managing paper currencies for the benefit of the people, not the financial and political elite. Consequently consumer prices are stable...

Improvised Explosives in Markets

Improvised Explosives in Markets by Gary Christenson – Deviant Investor What happens when new currency is created with few limits by central banks and commercial banks? Answer: Far too much debt and currency are created. Central Bank Balance Sheets have...

Silver and Gold Update

Silver and Gold Update Guest Post from the Free-Bullion-Investment-Guide’s latest blog post.   For the last two weeks, gold and silver have hit resistance as they’ve moved up in trading. Silver’s resistance levels are at $18.30 and $18.50, while gold’s are...

Gold Selling for $10,000? Yes!

Gold Selling for $10,000? Yes! by Gary Christenson – Deviant Investor “Buy Gold Save Gold! The $10 K Logic” This book examines 44 graphs and shows that national debt and most priceshave increased exponentially in the past 50 – 100...

Yellen’s Bluff – The Oil Industry

Yellen’s Bluff – The Oil Industry – Deviant Investor Thanks to Steven Warrenfeltz of free-bullion-investment-guide.com – Part I The Fed has given the Oil Industry a Wild Ride and it May Cause ‘Yellen’s Bluff’ (Cliff) to Peak (and crash). Intro: Two weeks...

Gold Purchases and Gold ETFs

Gold Purchases and Gold ETFs Guest Post from James Kelley New Gold ETF Launched Amidst Strong Dollar Investors typically trade gold when the dollar is weak. Historically speaking, gold is a good hedge against weak currency. Precious metals firm State Street Global Advisors and the...

Dow Euphoria

Dow Euphoria Following President Trump’s speech the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) easily broke 21,000, and closed at another all-time high – 21,115. The Dow closed up for the 12th consecutive day on Monday February 27, another three decade record. Advertise Your Business...

Corrections, Patterns, and Positioning

The Return of Stagflation

The Return of Stagflation by Gary Christenson Steve St. Angelo wrote an insightful article relating the silver to gold ratio to the S&P 500 Index. I encourage you to read his articles and analysis. My commentary on the silver to gold ratio: ...

Gold: The Protector and Creator of Jobs

Gold: The Protector and Creator of Jobs by Hugo Salina Price Some readers may ask themselves; “What has gold to do with protecting jobs? Gold hoarders are certainly not creating jobs, and hoarding more gold will not help at all.”...

The Costs of Dragon Maintenance

The Costs of Dragon Maintenance by Gary Christenson The next time you: Pay your mortgage, which is mostly interest; Pay your outrageously large auto or student loan; Pay an exorbitant amount for health insurance; Pay an even larger co-pay for a...

Major Markets at Turning Points

Major Markets at Turning Points by Gary Christenson Bonds have risen in a 35 year bull market. That bull market looks tired and probably peaked in July of 2016. The U.S. Dollar Index recently hit 14 year highs. Has the...

Silver Prices for the Year 2017

Silver Prices for the Year 2017 How low and how high will the price of silver range on the PAPER markets during 2017? Knowing the influence central bankers, politicians, HFT algos, bullion banks and JPMorgan exercise over increasingly managed markets … it...

Silver Prices and the Russian Connection

Silver Prices and the Russian Connection Silver prices nearly reached $50.00 in April of 2011. They crashed to a low under $14 in December of 2015 and currently (December 2016) sit at about $16. Silver prices, in our increasingly unreal debt based...

A New Dow High?

A New Dow High? By: Gary Christenson While the global bond markets have begun to correct their 35 year bull market, the major U.S. stock indices, including the Dow, NASDAQ, Russell and S&P, have rallied nicely. Official U. S. national debt...

Interest Rate Turn?

Interest Rate Turn? Interest rates have bottomed and will rise substantially during the next decade. OR: Interest rates CAN’T rise because rising rates will crash governments, economies, derivatives, equity markets and more. ********************** Consider the chart below for the monthly...

Gold Versus Dollar Devaluations

Gold Versus Dollar Devaluations President Nixon “temporarily” severed the weak link between gold and the U. S. dollar in 1971. The link is still severed. The economic well-being for most people and the sound dollar have suffered. The dollar is...

Post-election Mathematics

Post-election Mathematics The U.S. Presidential election is over. One candidate won, one lost, but the mathematics did not change. Mathematics of What? US government debt has grown far more rapidly than GDP for decades. This is unsustainable. US government revenues increase...

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Silver and the Train Wreck

Silver and the Train Wreck The U.S. National Debt is a “train-wreck.” The official debt is nearly $20 trillion and the unfunded liabilities are $100 – $200 trillion, depending on who is counting. It can never be repaid. Implications are...