Tuesday , 23 October 2018


Tag Archives: competitive devaluation

The Developing Disaster Facing the U.S. Dollar & the World

When the supply of something is increased sharply relative to demand, the value of that commodity will decline. If the supply continues to increase rapidly and indefinitely, then that item will become worth less and less, with the potential to finally become nearly worthless. This is the Developing Disaster facing the US Dollar and the world. This is the factor that could become the single most important criterion in investment allocation decisions and possibly even for individual financial survival.

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Don’t Confuse "Risk" with "Volatility" – It Could Have Dire Consequences on Your Investments

A large number of investment professionals confuse risk and volatility to the point where the terms are treated as being virtually synonymous. This has resulted in the flawed investment principle that reducing volatility will (and must) reduce risk. Such thinking is deeply misguided, and following it has dire consequences for investors. Let me explain more about what risk and volatility are and are not.

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Don’t Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth! Now’s the Time to Buy Gold, Not Sell It

...[F]ollowing the crowd has never been the reason to buy gold. After all, that same logic would have recommended buying a house in Phoenix five years ago. Since the fundamentals still point to gold's long-term viability... why [are] investors responding by selling gold and buying dollars and euros? I was always told not to look a gift horse in the mouth... [so] take advantage of the dip. Words: 880

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Confessions of a Banking Insider: “It’s time to be very worried!” Here’s Why & How to Protect Yourself

[In a recent] conversation about international banking and the state of the global financial system [with] a senior executive of a large international bank - the ultimate insider - I was floored by what he told me. [Here's what he had to say and, in his opinion,] what basic steps, taken now, will enable you to be one of the few people left standing should the house of cards collapse. Words: 465

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The Currency War: Which Country Will End Up With the Fastest Currency in the Race to the Bottom?

We believe that we are in the “competitive devaluation” stage presently [see graph below] as country after country is printing money in order to lower rates and doing whatever possible to devalue their currency - to have the fastest currency in the...race to the bottom - in order to export their goods and services. [The next stage will be protectionism and tariffs. This article gives an update on the race to debase.]

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