Monday, September 26, 2022

The British Pound Is Crashing!

"The British pound just hit an all-time low against the U.S. Dollar, trading below 1.05 for the first time ever. It looks like the latest round of deficit-financed tax cuts will backfire, as a weak pound causes the cost of living to rise by more than the value of the tax cuts."

-- Peter Schiff, economist

Fighting Inflation With Tax Cuts

"The reason governments want to "fight" inflation with tax cuts and not spending cuts is that the former is popular with voters. But what voters don't understand is that only the latter will work. Tax cuts will actually make the inflation problem they're supposed to solve worse!"

-- Peter Schiff, economist

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Silver Has Many Industrial Uses

Solar panels, many things use and need silver (more than gold). Gold is used in jewelry more than anything else. It does have industrial uses also but nothing like silver. I'm delighted to know that silver has industrial uses but that's not the main reason I own it.

Related trading instruments: iShares Silver Trust ETF (SLV)

Investing: Looking For Opportunities Outside Of Your Country

First of all, one should understand that there are many opportunities in many places in the world besides your own country. There always have been and there always will be. For instance, you know 50 years ago most people didn't know Japan had a stock market just on the verge of becoming one of the greatest success stories of the 20th century. So always be on the lookout for other markets, other opportunities.

Monday, September 5, 2022

Bear Markets End In Panic

"The last leg of a bull market always ends in hysteria. The last leg of a bear market always ends in panic."

-- Jim Rogers

Gold & Silver: The Way To Protect Yourself

I'm an old, old peasant ... I want to have some gold in the closet, I want to have some silver under the bed and I will buy more, just like all of us other old peasants, because we know that's the way to protect yourself.

Related trading instruments: iShares Silver Trust ETF (SLV), Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)

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