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Gold and Precious Metals

Gold price fools

Nearly 500 years ago an English farmer and poet called Thomas Tusser coined (ahem) the phrase “A fool and his … 0 3052
Dr. Strangelove central bankers
Economic Crisis

Why central planning is M.A.D

An open letter from To: Developed country governments Cc: Developed country central bankers Dear Vote Seekers, I was born half … 0 901
Economic Crisis

Mr. Big, you’d better watch out

“So Mr. Big You’d better watch out When only you hang around me Oh for you now I will dig … 1 1003
Investment Strategy

The Dangers of Debt

In early 2012 Eike Batista, a Brazilian, was the seventh richest man in the world. He had a reported fortune … 6 1229
Investment Strategy

The hidden profit killers

Have you ever thought about all the charges that you pay to financial intermediaries? There are many of them and … 0 904
Natural Resources

Profiting from energy

Despite the weak economic growth across the developed world, global energy consumption continues to grow strongly, driven by emerging markets. … 0 925
Economic Crisis

Money, money, money, must be funny

  “Money plays the largest part in determining the course of history.” Karl Marx, writing in the Communist Manifesto, 1848 … 0 1028
Gold and Precious Metals

The boom in Chinese gold demand

The long term investment case for gold is all about emerging market demand, especially in large countries like China and … 6 913

Are Indian stocks cheap?

The S&P BSE Sensex index of Indian stocks, measured in Indian rupees, has gone sideways for the past three years … 0 958
Economic Crisis

A giant global fraud that could destroy your wealth (Part II of II)

Part I explained what is really going on with “QE”. It’s dry stuff, but essential to understand. I’ve just come … 3 999
Economic Crisis

A giant global fraud that could destroy your wealth (Part I of II)

Do you have any money saved in US dollars? Or euros, British pounds or Japanese yen? Or any currency at … 0 945