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Alex Wallenwein

Alex Wallenwein

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Gold in Second Gear - Fed Out of Gas!

    Published 16 November 2007 | viewed 4,117 times

    As observed in August, gold has broken out of its first gear and ratcheted into second gear back in early 2006, not long before its…

  • Will Gold Deflate

    Published 03 November 2007 | viewed 4,788 times

    Of course not. Ever tried deflating a balloon that hasn't been blown up yet? Kind of hard to do, isn't it? When we think and…

  • The Tiger and the Tightrope: Part II The Remedy

    Published 18 October 2007 | viewed 4,260 times

    Last week's Euro vs Dollar Update summed up how we got where we are today in the world financial system and attempted a diagnosis of…

  • The Tiger and the Tightrope

    Published 11 October 2007 | viewed 3,469 times

    After years of official denials and ridiculing so-called 'conspiracy theorists', Citigroup now openly admits to gold price manipulation among central banks. Adrian Ash at the…

  • Ron Paul, Godzilla, The Fed - and Gold

    Published 08 September 2007 | viewed 10,563 times

    Ron Paul has been saying it all along, for decades, now - and it's finally happening. We are facing very serious domestic and international problems…

  • The HUI's Lucky Seven (or Eight)

    Published 04 September 2007 | viewed 3,354 times

    7 Reasons Why the HUI Will Explode Upwards Soon Even more so than gold itself, the HUI has undergone a prolonged sideways period with extreme…

  • The Dow's Cold Right Shoulder

    Published 20 July 2006 | viewed 4,381 times

    Showing someone the "cold shoulder" has been a common expression in the English language since 1816. US stock investors are soon going to find out…

  • The UAE's Golden Head-fake

    Published 06 July 2006 | viewed 4,212 times

    On July 3, 2006, the United Arab Emirate's Bin Nasser Al Suwaidi, governor of the Emirates' central bank, announced officially that the UAE "may buy…

  • Just Speculating ...?

    Published 02 July 2006 | viewed 4,595 times

    CFR, white house, and US investment firms' deliberate support for Communist China are of course just speculation - but then again ... Recent developments within…

  • Crashing the Dow

    Published 14 June 2006 | viewed 8,727 times

    The "Told'Ya So" Economy "TYS" is something you can say only so many times before it gets boring. Since about July of last year, public…

  • Are You Ready to Rock?

    Published 01 April 2006 | viewed 7,074 times

    Gold just shot past its previous high of just below $575/oz. Silver hasn't even felt the recent slouch that has prevailed against gold for a…

  • Reg Howe's BIS Gold Shocker - and what it means to You

    Published 27 March 2006 | viewed 12,036 times

    Reg Howe's most recent commentary about the BIS' admission that it was involved in the rigging of gold prices (and regards such as "good policy")…

  • Why the Dollar's Uptick?

    Published 16 February 2006 | viewed 3,910 times

    Just a few weeks ago, the dollar nearly bombed. It hit a low of less than 88 points on the US Dollar Index on January…

  • China's Dirty Loans (Part II)

    Published 27 January 2006 | viewed 5,219 times

    This is installment No. 2 to the original article titled "China's Dirty Trick." An "update", if you will. The original can be viewed from the…

  • Why Are Gold-Hedgers 'Winning'?

    Published 30 December 2005 | viewed 4,734 times

    It makes no sense for the XAU, which is said to be composed mainly of gold miners who sell their production forward (for newcomers: so-called…

  • Being 'Andy Smith'

    Published 26 December 2005 | viewed 5,035 times

    Being Andy Smith isn't that hard. It just requires lots of faith Being Andy Smith (yes, that former Mitsui guy), if anyone should actually aspire…

  • The Priests of High Finance

    Published 19 December 2005 | viewed 4,509 times

    Understanding gold means understanding money - pure and simple. And that's not just because gold is money. It is the very concept of money that…

  • Is It Spike-and-Bust - or Stairway to Heaven?

    Published 12 December 2005 | viewed 7,225 times

    Gold bugs always talk about "to da moon!" when they get excited. Everybody sits there, on their little stash of gold (or rather paper claims…

  • Of Golden Dreams - and Royal Hangovers

    Published 09 December 2005 | viewed 4,154 times

    Gold has passed the $500 test, and so far it looks like it will graduate from currency school summa cum laude. But Monitor subscribers have…

  • Phony Wealth = Phony Power

    Published 25 November 2005 | viewed 4,748 times

    ... and that makes the US a very vulnerable country. America 's formidable wealth is, deplorably, based on a lie - or at least it…