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Treat Symptoms or Causes?

Miles Franklin sponsored this article by Gary Christenson. The opinions are his. You have a headache. Treat with Advil. Well… maybe. The headache is the symptom. The cause might be tight neck muscles, brain tumor or something else. Advil relieves pain and diminishes...

Universal Basic Income (UBI) for Everyone!

Miles Franklin sponsored this article by Gary Christenson. The opinions expressed are his. Several countries and cities studied and tested a universal basic income (UBI). At first glance it looks like giveaway nonsense: Who pays for the giveaways? Does the UBI...

Gold, Currency IOUs and Inflation

Miles Franklin sponsored this article by Gary Christenson. The financial world runs on “funny money” or debt based currencies. More currency = more debt. How much debt? In a word – “unimaginable.” But another important word we should consider is “unsustainable.” WHY?...

Market Tops Take Time

Miles Franklin sponsored this article by Gary Christenson. “Please, God, just one more bubble.” – Bumper sticker, Silicon Valley, 2003. In early July 2018 I wrote about market parallels between 2000 and 2018. The link is here. The article listed the tops from the 2018...

Discover Silver Nuggets in a Train Wreck

Miles Franklin sponsored this article by Gary Christenson. The U.S. National Debt is a “Deep State” induced “train-wreck.” The official debt is over $21 trillion and the unfunded liabilities are an additional $100—$200 trillion, depending on who is counting. It can...

Silver – Depressing and Exciting!

Miles Franklin sponsored this article. Short-term: Silver looks oversold and ready to rally. Examine the weekly RSI (a timing indicator) and the MACD (a moving average indicator). These indicators suggest silver prices are low and could rally. Medium Term: Silver...

Gold – Dark before the Dawn – Part Two

Miles Franklin sponsored this article. Part one is available here. Gold prices have fallen hard since April – closing at $1,231 on July 20. They will rise someday soon, but when, like when will markets crash, is unknown. In the short term: Gold prices are low, the...

Gold – Dark before the Dawn

Miles Franklin sponsored this article. Gold prices have fallen hard since April – down to $1,213 as of July 19. When people are depressed about their investments, such as now with gold, it is wise to remember that everything changes and highs follow lows which follow...

Purchasing Power Warning

Miles Franklin sponsored this article. In a better world we might expect: “Honest” money is universally used, has intrinsic value, retains its purchasing power and cannot be counterfeited by individuals or bankers. Individuals, corporations, and governments spend less...

Rock-Paper-Scissors in the Financial Twilight Zone

Miles Franklin sponsored this article. An old game is Rock-Paper-Scissors. Rock breaks (wins against) scissors, scissors cuts (wins against) paper, paper covers (wins against) rock. The game is balanced with wins, losses, and draws. An enhanced “Big Bang” version is...

Inflation is a Policy Decision

Miles Franklin sponsored this article. Inflation results from policies implemented by governments, commercial banks and central banks. A FEW CONSEQUENCES: More currency placed into circulation devalues all currency units. We can thank fractional reserve banking,...

Gold and a Drive Down Memory Lane

Gold and a Drive Down Memory Lane Miles Franklin sponsored this article. For most of human history gold was money. The currencies that circulated were silver, gold or paper backed by silver and gold. Times have changed. In 2018 we live with the Internet, fast...

Market Parallels – 2000 and 2018

Market Parallels – 2000 and 2018 Miles Franklin sponsored this article. They don’t ring a bell at a stock market top. If a bell existed, someone on Wall Street would silence it.   Quick Summary:  Stocks—Watch Out Below! Tops are often spread over many months. That...

Gold Prices Next Decade – Part Two of Two

Miles Franklin sponsored this article. Part one is available here. The price of gold should be how high or low in the next five—ten years? Fractional reserve banking, governments and central banks debase currency units every day. So, what will gold be worth in ten...

Gold Prices Next Decade – Part One of Two

Miles Franklin sponsored this article. The price of gold should be how high or low in the next five—ten years? That is an $8 trillion question, and the answer depends upon who you ask. People might suggest any of the following, but these answers provide little insight...