29
Mar

The Dollar and Gold Inverse Relationship Still Matters – For Now

From my Current Thoughts on 3/24 I put up a chart of the dollar and said: “Today was a consolidation day before the next move, which can still go either way.” We have seen the dollar since fall and gold take off higher with today’s move a significant one. Yes, for now, the dollar still matters. We have to let …

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23
Apr

Which Has Been Better since 1975, Gold or Savings at Bank?

With banks paying very little interest these days, investors have been seeking out ways to earn more than the paltry less than 1/2 percent that banks are paying on savings. The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates artificially low, hurting those seniors and other savers who don’t trust the stock or bond market with their nest egg. But some of …

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2
Jun

Confused About Gold and the Dollar? Understand Their Relationship Before You Invest

It’s not known for sure where the concept that an ounce of gold could always buy a nice businessman’s suit came from, but the analogy is used today by many who want to paint a positive picture for gold.  The premise of the story is used to reveal the fact that the dollar has lost 95%-98% of its purchasing power …

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22
Oct

The Demise of GM and How the U.S. Is On the Same Course “As GM Goes, So Goes the Nation”

I truly believe a year from now we’ll have many of the answers we’ve all been waiting for. I choose a year from now because once this Presidential political distraction is over with, and we’ve had another year of the continued crack up from the sub-prime mess and more bank failures, and more fed intervention (GM, Ford, possibly the airlines, …

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