27 posts categorized as "Gold"

Six Signs that 2016 will be much worse than 2015

December 28, 2015, by Roland Manarin

We as Americans witnessed several events during 2015 that had, and will continue to have, an impact on our individual freedom. Troubling geopolitical developments, surging defaults as global debt exploded, the Fed’s interest rate hike, and the collapse in oil prices were among the many events we experienced. Looking ahead, several more problematic events are…

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Ten Things Every Economist Should Know about the Gold Standard

June 12, 2015, by Dave Blair

Many economists tend to get their monetary history wrong when it comes to the gold standard. As George Selgin points out in an article published on the Cato Institute’s website, “if there’s one monetary history topic that tends to get handled especially sloppily by monetary economists, not to mention other sorts, this is it.” In…

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Global Gold Outlook Report

May 26, 2015, by Roland Manarin

I’ve worked with Claudio Grass, managing director of the Switzerland-based Global Gold, Inc., for more than five years and enjoy his perspective. To that end, I thought I’d share a recent report published by the organization he leads, titled Global Gold Outlook Report. This issue covers several topics, including: “Switzerland: The last bastion of liberty”;…

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Rising Rates and Gold — The Myth

March 23, 2015, by Roland Manarin

When exactly the Fed will begin raising the Fed Funds Rate has been in the news for a while now. And the timing of the rate increase is yet to be determined. However, the prospect of these increases is successfully keeping investors on the sidelines as investment banks continue to perpetuate the myth that rising…

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The 3-Minute Case for Owning Gold Coins

March 16, 2015, by Dave Blair

It’s difficult to put into simple terms the importance of owning physical gold coins. However, this video posted on the, does it well by drawing a historical parallel to the Titanic shipwreck. Through a clever narrative and illustrations, the video conveys the importance of owning a “lifeboat” (ie. physical gold) if and when a…

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Jim Cramer is Going Gold

January 12, 2015, by Philip Mead

As many of you are aware, a core principle of the Manarin investment philosophy is to main a position in gold as a long-term hedge against inflation and shocks to the financial markets. I thought you might be interested in knowing that, according to an article published by Yahoo Finance, Jim Cramer, the flamboyant, stock-picking…

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