Author: Banyan Hill

3 Tips to Save Your Retirement

3 Tips to Save Your Retirement by Jocelynn Smith – Banyan Hill My dad retired this year, and I’ve got to admit that I’m worried. He retired and started claiming Social Security benefits early, which resulted in him receiving a much lower...

Solar Power Is Cheaper Than Ever

Solar Power Is Cheaper Than Ever by Ian Dyer – Banyan Hill Over the past several years, there has been a surge of innovation and initiative to create a clean, “green” environment in our world. During this push to cut down...

Silver or Gold?

Silver or Gold? by Matt Badiali – Banyan Hill One of the most common questions I get is: What should I buy today — silver or gold? Right now, I have a clearer answer for you than I usually do. That’s because...

How to Game the System

How to Game the System by Jessica Cohn-kleinberg – Banyan Hill My friend and I wandered through the many maze levels of the cruise to the dining room where an army of waiters waited with trays of tiny finger sandwiches, scones and,...

The Great Gold Convulsion of 2017

The Great Gold Convulsion of 2017 by JL Yastine  – Banyan Hill If you want to understand the big story in gold, just type in the words “gold hedge funds” in Google. “Hedge Funds Are Hiding Out in Gold” —...

The Income You’re Missing

The Income You’re Missing by Chad Shoop – Banyan Hill In matters of personal finance, income is king. But in today’s environment, generating income through yield can get depressing. Treasurys, bank CDs and savings accounts are all yielding next to nothing....

Don’t Get Distracted

Don’t Get Distracted

Don’t Get Distracted by Jocelynn Smith – Banyan Hill I have a dear friend who is a magician. I’ve been lucky enough to attend one of his stage shows where he’s escaped straitjackets, swallowed needles and hidden half of a $10 bill...

Where’s Your Gold?

Where’s Your Gold? by Jocelynn Smith – Banyan Hill When I was in London in December, I got the chance to speak with an expert in rare and ancient coins. He showed me a rare Roman coin, with the face of a...

The Other Infrastructure Boom

The Other Infrastructure Boom by JL Yastine – Banyan Hill TDC Note – If you’re familiar with the Marshall Plan that rebuilt Europe after WWII then you have a good idea of the size and scope of that project. The Belt and...

Bitcoin: Money or Mania?

Bitcoin: Money or Mania? by Ted Bauman – Banyan Hill In its 17th-century Gouden Eeuw (Golden Age), the United Provinces of the Netherlands rode high on a wave of self-confidence. The Dutch had thrown off the yoke of Spanish control, establishing themselves...

Yellen Is Not Done Yet

Yellen Is Not Done Yet by Jocelynn Smith – Banyan Hill Thursday, June 1, marked the first day of hurricane season in Florida. With it came the usual dire warnings of how bad it’s going to be, along with the list of...

Gold Isn’t Money

Gold Isn’t Money by Ted Bauman – Banyan Hill I drive men mad for love of me. Easily beaten, never free. What am I? Why, you’re gold, of course. Indeed, the metal is many things to many people. But one...

Look Who’s Buying Gold Now

Look Who’s Buying Gold Now by JL Yastine – Banyan Hill I love this quote from a recent Reuters story… “We used to send these [gold coins] out by the box,” said the Royal Mint’s bullion sales director. “Now we ship them...

Is Gold About to Break Out?

Is Gold About to Break Out? by Chad Shoop – Banyan Hill I study charts daily, trying to find breakouts, trading patterns, and support and resistance zones. I also lay data over charts and use other unique indicators to get a feel...

The Key to Profiting in the Collapse

The Key to Profiting in the Collapse by Jocelynn Smith – Banyan hill The market is in turmoil, with stocks suffering a sharp haircut on Wednesday and remaining flat on Thursday … but the world’s wealthy aren’t sweating. They’re buying art. On...

The Switzerland of Asia

The Switzerland of Asia

The Switzerland of Asia by Bob Bauman – Banyan Hill The Republic of Singapore has the tripartite distinction of being a small island, a city and an independent country, all in one. Located just a few miles north of the equator in...

The Drop-Dead Date for Oil

The Drop-Dead Date for Oil by Matt Badiali – Banyan Hill Oil prices are heading lower. On May 4, they hit a low of $45.50. That’s the lowest price in five months. However, there could be relief coming. The next OPEC meeting...

This Bubble Will Pop Soon

This Bubble Will Pop Soon by James Dale Davidson – Banyan Hill So far as I can tell, President Donald Trump has done little to change the circumstances that led him to declare in April 2016 that the U.S. was...

The Economic Cinderella Story of 2017

The Economic Cinderella Story of 2017 by JL Yastine – Banyan Hill I don’t know about you, but I’m suffering from “exit” fatigue… Frexit? French voters said “Non” with the weekend election of Emmanuel Macron. And with all the other...

Gold Shows All Is Not Well in Europe

Gold Shows All Is Not Well in Europe by Michael Carr – Banyan Hill TDC Note  -Europe is not the only place where gold is moving out of vaults and into investors hands. As we have discussed China, India and...

Time to Panic?

Time to Panic? by Jocelynn Smith – Banyan Hill The headlines for all the various news agencies continue to be dire. “Major, major” conflict with North Korea possible. Government fighting to avert shutdown. Health care reform put on hold. And then we’ve...