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Alex Wallenwein

Alex Wallenwein

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • The Fed-Engineered Commodities Cave-In

    Published 22 March 2008 | viewed 5,260 times

    The world-wide fiat system functions like a roach motel: Investors check in - but they NEVER check out! By it's latest hit on commodities, the…

  • Gold And the PPT's Virtual Garden

    Published 19 March 2008 | viewed 4,135 times

    We all knew the world was ending... ... and then the Fed and the PPT stepped in and made it all okay again. Bear Stearns,…

  • Gold Stocks: Boom or Bust?

    Published 14 March 2008 | viewed 3,604 times

    Depending on whether you prefer to see the glass as half full or half empty, the technical picture for gold stocks is either great –…

  • Overdosed!

    Published 11 March 2008 | viewed 5,005 times

    Requiem for a Departing Economic System Continued US Fed liquidity injections like the Fed's previous "Term Auction Facility" (TAF) and today's novel "Term Securities Lending…

  • A Super-Dangerous Dow-Gold Divergence

    Published 08 March 2008 | viewed 6,582 times

    Gold's been going up and the Dow has been dropping for months now. If this persists for more than maybe two more months, it can…

  • The Next Step: "Gold and Silver Accepted Here"

    Published 27 February 2008 | viewed 4,522 times

    The fact that euros are accepted by many stores in New York City has made the news lately and is well known in gold investor…

  • US Bonds: Safe Haven or Wealth-Cemetery?

    Published 15 February 2008 | viewed 3,113 times

    You know the spiel. Every time the stock markets drop, the financial press reports that US treasuries benefitted from the move in a "safe haven…

  • The Coming Collapse of International Credit Ratings

    Published 06 February 2008 | viewed 7,004 times

    So you thought the Ambac/MBIA bond insurers crisis was bad? You ain't seen nothin' yet The problem, the challenge, the scandal, is not that the…

  • Pandemonium!

    Published 31 January 2008 | viewed 8,357 times

    Markets in Uproar After Fed Loses All Traction From Merriam Webster's Online Dictionary: Pandemonium. noun; Etymology: New Latin, from Greek pan- + daimo-n evil spirit…

  • Are Gold Stocks Dangerous?

    Published 23 January 2008 | viewed 4,647 times

    I have thought hard for a long time about writing this article. There is a danger that it might spook a lot of investors out…

  • Indians Sell Gold - And Their Future

    Published 17 January 2008 | viewed 3,749 times

    Mineweb.com reported today (January 16, 2008) that Indians are selling gold to buy their country's stocks, allegedly because gold is "so expensive" and, in their…

  • Gold and the Biflationary Depression

    Published 12 January 2008 | viewed 12,989 times

    Watch gold prices continue to rise, even accelerate, as the US economy goes into recession, then depression, while inflationary and deflationary forces will battle each…

  • Gold's Two-Stage Mini Blow-Off

    Published 09 January 2008 | viewed 4,581 times

    Gold's rocket-blast higher on Tuesday, January 8, occurred in two stages and demonstrated a most unusual pattern: Courtesy of Kitco.com After a brief blip upwards…

  • Gold Roars -- Euro Decaptitates Dollar

    Published 02 January 2008 | viewed 3,408 times

    This is almost a "No Comment Necessary" article. Take a good look at this US Dollar Index chart and witness the ominous Head-and-Shoulders pattern beginning…

  • Only Gold Can Beat the Credit Crunch

    Published 18 December 2007 | viewed 4,945 times

    Of course - to any Wall Street power broker, economist, or US policy maker, this headline means the equivalent of "Only Space Aliens Can Halt…

  • Nuclear Bond Implosion Ahead

    Published 10 December 2007 | viewed 6,271 times

    The US Fed's measure for long term inflationary expectations may keep it from dropping rates much further, potentially setting off a 'nuclear' bond-price implosion. An…

  • ECB Breaks US Dollar's Neck

    Published 09 December 2007 | viewed 4,857 times

    Yesterday, December 6, 2007, the ECB's Trichet announced that, while currently holding steady at 4.00 percent, he is willing to raise the euro's equivalent of…

  • Credit 'Crunch' - or Credit Collapse?

    Published 06 December 2007 | viewed 9,817 times

    How can you protect yourself during the worsening credit crunch? To figure that out, we first need to understand what this 'credit crunch' really is,…

  • FED be Nimble, FED be Quick - Run into that WALL OF BRICK!

    Published 28 November 2007 | viewed 4,302 times

    US Fed vice-chairman Donald Kohn is in a quandary. I'm sure he's not alone. It's just that he happened to be tasked with making a…

  • Straight from the Horse's, Uhh ... Mouth

    Published 23 November 2007 | viewed 4,531 times

    Ben Bernanke told us five years ago he would inflate to no end. Now he's making good on his word. Ever wondered why long term…