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The Fed’s “Hawkishness”…this week’s Bear Trap…and MORE

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NOTE: For all of my recommendations and market / sector commentaries, you need to be a Member; visit me RIGHT HERE to join! This Sunday morning, March 20, I sent several links -- upcoming conferences you DON'T want to miss, as well as a LOT on the crazy markets and…

The Fed’s upcoming game of “Monetary Jenga”

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Commentary and Analysis -- Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022 We all know that--quite soon--the Federal Reserve at long, belated last is going to begin at least trying to undo some of the damage it has done over the last couple years especially. I refer, of course, to the most rapid and…

Presentation: Portfolio Strategies for The Great Stagflation of 2022

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For those who missed the live version this past Wednesday, Jan. 12, here is the complete video/slide presentation... This was incredibly well-received by the hundreds of people who signed up...don't miss out yourself now that you can watch this at your leisure! You can WATCH RIGHT HERE.

A More “Hawkish” Fed might really materialize…here’s why

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At the end of January's first week, I was invited to join my friend and colleague Trevor Hall on the first "long form" discussion of 2022 on his Mining Stock Daily podcast. You can listen to perhaps the widest-ranging and "meatiest" discussion we have ever had RIGHT HERE. Among the many investment-related and policy topics we discussed…

“Hiccups” as the Markets kick off 2022 — What I’m watching

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In my new missive (readable/downloadable just below) to our broader audience, I discuss the greater volatility that has crept into the markets in the first week of the New Year. LOTS here, folks, on sectors, the broad markets, my favorite themes (in part, piggybacking this year's GREAT Top Ten list…

The “Flation Debate” – A Look Ahead to 2022

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The week of Jan. 10, we will hear from both Fed Chairman Powell and Vice Chair-nominee Lael Brainard as they sit (on different days) for their respective Senate confirmation hearings. It will be a challenge to glean any real, useful tidbits of economic and market information amid the political posturing,…

China and The New World DISORDER

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Following up my recent detailed commentary on Evergrande and its evolving fallout, I recently sat down with my old friend, Washington-area journalist Cliff Kincaid to dive even deeper into this catalyst for the biggest changes to the global economic and financial order we have seen in our lifetimes. To go…

Evergrande’s “Marketized Default” and the Consequences

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(From the third regular issue of The National Investor for September, 2021) Investors just as much as politicians too often get caught up in often-stale, simplistic narratives on a subject--in this case, on a country, China--which prevents them for seeing and understanding FACTS underneath the scripted rhetoric. The world will…

More “Plumbing Problems” to come for the Fed–COMMENTARY

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Several months before we were introduced to the Plannedemic, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell suddenly discovered a "plumbing problem," as he euphemistically termed it, in the payments/banking system. It required the injection of hundreds of billions into the banking system via what are known as repo markets. Since then, from time…

Market dynamics as we approach the midway point of 2021

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In late May as I was on my way north for the summer months, I stopped to visit over a dinner meeting with old friends and new alike in the Chicagoland area...and as promised, I wanted to pass along nearly two hours' worth of MEATY video--including numerous investment ideas--from that…

Building Critical Minerals Infrastructures: Opportunities and Roadblocks

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The week of March 8 saw ambitious plans laid out in both the U.S. and Canada for building the Green Economies of the future, as well as to promote and develop home-grown resources and technologies that would strengthen all those supply chains, etc. Yet as I discussed with my friend…

Bonds and Gold React Differently to “Inflation” … or Do They?

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As usual, the Pied Pipers of the Gold Bug Echo Chamber especially are, at best, fighting the last war; and have again failed to understand TODAY’S market dynamics. COMMENTARY -- February 22, 2021 The morning of Wednesday, February 17, brought a minor (so far) jolt to markets the likes of…

A Look at the Markets as Biden’s Term Begins

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To get all my recommendations--several of which have been ON FIRE recently as you'll hear in the below discussion--you need to be a Member.If you are not, VISIT ME RIGHT HERE Yesterday (Monday) I caught up with my buddy Trevor Hall at Mining Stock Daily to set the table for a LOT of…

POWER-PACKED Discussion: Eliminating “Trumpism” and The Biden Administration ahead

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Posted Thursday morning, January 7, 2021 Yesterday (Wednesday) -- in between keeping our eyes on the crazy scenes unfolding in our nation's capitol -- I heard from a great old friend: Washington area journalist Cliff Kincaid. He recently relaunched his America's Survival TV brand and wanted to visit with me…

Recent Ecuador Coverage and Commentary

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Posted Oct. 29, 2020 In the above downloadable compilation, I share my recent thoughts on the legal, political and mining industry climate in Ecuador. Being essentially a "first mover" among my peers in covering the country and its nascent mining industry (I have several Ecuador-related companies on my recommended list presently, and a couple past…

Company Report–Cornerstone Capital Resources (TSXV-CGP; OTC-CTNXF)

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Published/Posted October 20, 2020 Readable / Downloadable above, I have just penned a fairly comprehensive update on Cornerstone Capital Resources. The timing of this now is deliberate for two reasons: Last week, the hostile bid for Cornerstone by its senior partner on the Cascabel Project in Ecuador, SolGold, plc, expired.…

Playing in the Fed’s “Water Park” (without drowning!)

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BY THE WAY ... NOT A MEMBER??Visit me RIGHT HERE to make sure you have ALL my Members-only recommendations! The best one-liner I heard Monday (actually, in a while) came from an analyst being interviewed on CNBC. As I was in my car and only listening to the network, I didn't see who this was; so regrettably…

OILMAGEDDON–And the Consequences of American Hubris

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(from the March 31, 2020 Issue) GUARANTEED to piss off Trump sycophants and those with T.D.S. (Trump Derangement Syndrome) alike, here's a BADLY needed discussion of the current, unfolding DISASTER in America's energy industry:

The Fed’s Next Act: But Judy Shelton Might not be Around for It

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Congress can do no more than play confused, partisan politics with the central bank—and a new nominee—at a “Waterloo Moment” for the Fed, the economy and markets. by Chris Temple -- Feb. 15, 2020 _________________________________________ “A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways” * James 1:9 – KJV “Whom…

The Fed and your Money in 2020; Volcker, Revisited

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Sunday, December 15, 2019 --   By the time the late President Ronald Reagan appointed him for a second term as Fed Chairman, Paul Volcker (the two of them above, of course, in the Oval Office) was already well into his "second act" at the helm of the central bank.   And…

The “Death of the Dollar” Nonsense — Here’s the latest

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(Posted Aug. 18, 2018) -- From most of the usual suspects, there have again been "sensational" and "SHOCKING" revelations recently of (Take your pick) a coming currency re-set. . .new global currency based on the International Monetary Fund's S.D.R. basket. . .a crypto currency-like replacement of the U.S. Dollar. .…

Gold Manipulation – A History Lesson (From the Feb. 20, 2018 Issue)

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From time to time I clarify my own position--and provide some common sense and history--to address a well-flogged story line (actually a MYTH today) that the gold price is "suppressed." In the below excerpt from the latest issue of The National Investor I remind folks that--a scant 20 years or…

Now THIS was “Gold Suppression!”

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I regularly call out the carnival barker types among the "Pied Pipers of the Gold Bug Echo Chamber" for putting out utter nonsense at times as they frantically fight over a shrinking audience of well-meaning but impressionable investors who appreciate gold's historical role. One of the dopier story lines for…

An Infrastructure Bill’s importance to “The Game”

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(Posted August 16) -- This week President Trump announced some unilateral measures he was taking on the regulatory/administrative front to try and remove some of the road blocks to speedier approvals for infrastructure spending projects. This is intended to precede a coming legislative measure--one of Trump's key policy initiatives--that would…