Tag: wealth protection

A Half-Century of Gold, War, and Costs

A Half-Century of Gold, War, and Costs

The powers-that-be want confidence in the unbacked paper dollar, not in gold. It should be no surprise that gold went down after its huge rally into 2011 while the dollar, S&P and bonds have gone up since 2011. But all unreal valuations must eventually end. Anyone not in the top 0.1% does not know the timing, but we can be assured that warfare, welfare, debt, spending, and gold prices will rise while stocks and bonds correct.

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Silly Debt, Paper Dies, Gold Thrives

Silly Debt, Paper Dies, Gold Thrives

The answer to “What difference does it make?” is that western economies plus Japan are currently in debt overdose mode which requires exponentially more debt for survival … so the agony of withdrawal occurs now … or later, when it will be even worse. The purchasing power of our debt based fiat currency will be exponentially eroded until the catastrophic “debt withdrawal” occurs. You can: Protect your purchasing power with silver and gold, or Trust that purchasing power will not decrease, in spite of 100 years of history. Paper dies, gold thrives! Paper dies, silver thrives!

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Peak Debt And The Need For A Reliable Store of Value

| October 13, 2015 | Category: Investing
Peak Debt And The Need For A Reliable Store of Value

These days, most investors seem unconcerned about the unsustainable levels of global debt and the inflationary potential of the trillions of dollars created by the major central banks especially the U.S Federal Reserve. And, few seem the least bit worried about what a zero interest rate policy (ZIRP) or even a negative interest rate policy (NIRP) will ultimately do to the purchasing power of the dollar.With slow global economic growth, ZIRP and NIRP, expansionary monetary policies of the major central banks as well as exploding debt levels, the future of our current financial system looks very precarious. Despite all of the disparaging talk about precious metals, I believe that the current low levels offer spectacular value.

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Here Is NIRP, Negative Interest Rates, Gold More Important Than Ever

Here Is NIRP, Negative Interest Rates, Gold More Important Than Ever

Bottom line: You should soon expect to start paying interest for the “privilege” of lending your savings to a bank! Gold and silver may be down, but after thousands of years of history as a reliable store of value, but they are anything but out

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War is the Health of the State And How To Protect Against It

| September 18, 2015 | Category: Investing
War is the Health of the State And How To Protect Against It

Most people don’t question what their government does, especially when it comes to foreign policy. This gives power-hungry politicians the opportunity to lie to the public, so they willingly accept a war in a foreign country. A recent example is the Iraq war, where the public was led to believe that Saddam was hiding weapons of mass destruction and was an imminent threat to the United States. After the invasion, however, it turned out that Iraq had no WMDs and the threat was exaggerated to gain public support for the war. I am confident that physical Gold and Silver can protect you to a certain extent from government tyranny.

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The Next Financial Crisis May Already be Unfolding

| September 3, 2015 | Category: Investing
The Next Financial Crisis May Already be Unfolding

If you have stocks or other financial assets that you are worried could be vulnerable, then hedge your risk. Gold is one of the very best counter-weights to financial assets you can own, because it exhibits low correlation (and often negative correlation) to stocks and bonds. When they tank, gold can surge.

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Silver, Safety, Manipulation

Silver, Safety, Manipulation

Does anyone care that silver and gold have been real money and a store of value for 3,000 years, or that all unbacked paper money has eventually been inflated into worthlessness? While the central bankers and politicians distract the populace with Donald Trump stories, they prolong the game … and the wealth transfers.

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Why Bank Holidays Are Announced on Sunday, And How To Protect Against It

| August 27, 2015 | Category: Investing
Why Bank Holidays Are Announced on Sunday, And How To Protect Against It

Gold and silver bullion are free of counterparty risk and provide protection from the ravages of incompetent, untrustworthy financial houses, cynical politicians, and government agencies at all levels. Like the bandit leader in the movie, all they want from you and yours is “Just a little bit more.”

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Gold Is A Necessary Insurance Against Dysfunctional Governments

Gold Is A Necessary Insurance Against Dysfunctional Governments

Prepare yourself for an imminent financial collapse. That’s why the safest course of action remains not keeping all your eggs in one basket. Instead, you should diversify a portion of your assets to non-paper assets such as gold.

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When Will US Debt Hit the Wall?

When Will US Debt Hit the Wall?

Assuming that revenue increases 4.6% per year, public debt increases 14% per year, and that a maximum of 1/3 of revenue can be used for paying interest, the blended interest rate in 2030 cannot exceed 2%. This tiny exercise tells me that western economies are accelerating toward a wall, there are only a few years or perhaps a decade or two remaining before a major reset must occur, and that the time for delusional thinking is nearly gone. What have you done to prepare for when one or many western economies “hit the wall?” Gold and silver might be better answers than devaluing currencies, overpriced bonds, or levitated stocks.

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First Strike Capability: Gold or War

First Strike Capability:  Gold or War

When the inevitable correction/crash occurs, the exits will be crowded, the herd will fall over the cliff, a few financial “dead bodies” will float to the surface, and banks will need bail-ins from depositors, so the “war on cash” is designed to force more assets into banks in anticipation of coming bail-ins.

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150,000 Cigarettes or 3,275 Ounces of Silver

150,000 Cigarettes or 3,275 Ounces of Silver

A pack of Marlboros cost $0.19 many years ago. A typical price is now $6.50. Since we use unbacked debt based fiat currencies, inflation is here to stay, along with occasional panics, periodic crashes, and wealth transfers to the financial cartel. Exchanging a small expense every day for a purchase of silver will create a considerable stack of silver over 20 years. The expense is gone but the silver endures. We have choices as individuals and as nations. More silver and less fiat currency is, in my opinion, a good choice.

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Bikers, Bonds, and Black Swans

Bikers, Bonds, and Black Swans

Death, injuries, prison, and life changing consequences arose from an argument over a parking space. What might occur in an argument over several $Trillion of dodgy sovereign debt or a territorial fight in the Ukraine, Iraq, or Syria? Do you own insurance in the form of gold and silver, which have NO COUNTER-PARTY RISK?

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Switzerland: Ultimate Safe Haven For Liberty, Wealth And Gold

Switzerland: Ultimate Safe Haven For Liberty, Wealth And Gold

At Global Gold, I am often asked what we would do if, for example, the US comes out with a confiscation order. My reply is: We would do nothing whatsoever! Why? Quite simply, because no one in Switzerland has the political power to execute such an order! Even if Swiss politicians would support such a confiscation order, the Swiss people would likely have the final vote. I am confident that any such confiscation order wouldn’t have any chance to reach a majority in Switzerland, especially when it concerns assets held outside the banking system such as physical precious metals.

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