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Alex Wallenwein

Alex Wallenwein

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • The US Trade-Abyss

    Published 15 August 2004 | viewed 2,791 times

    The already infamously large US trade 'gap' has widened into a yawning abyss in June of this year. The dollar, with its well-known 'leaden duck…

  • The Dollar-Titanic

    Published 07 August 2004 | viewed 3,393 times

    The fiat-dollar is a disaster waiting to happen. It's just like the Titanic in a way, except that this currency-cruiser is not really about to…

  • Economic Whiplash

    Published 19 July 2004 | viewed 3,225 times

    Is there anything new to report in the world of gold investing and international finance/currency movements? Not really, except maybe for two things: Many of…

  • The Yuan, the Euro, Taxes, and Gold

    Published 25 July 2003 | viewed 3,115 times

    Question: what do the euro, the yuan, taxes, and gold have in common? Answer: they all determine the future economic viability of the United States.…

  • The Euro: Another Broken Promise?

    Published 01 July 2004 | viewed 2,833 times

    What kind of animal is the euro, really? If the pure fiat dollar after 1971 is an already-broken promise to pay in gold, then what…

  • Cheap Gold: The Bankers Unintended Gift

    Published 21 June 2004 | viewed 3,326 times

    Gold is the friend of "the great unwashed" (you and me). It is a tyrant only to despots - or to those who aspire to…

  • Why the Gold Standard is HISTORY

    Published 17 June 2004 | viewed 4,594 times

    During the past year or so, I have been leaning alternately toward a renewed gold standard, then against it, then for it again, and now…

  • So, Numbers Dont Lie, Hmmm?

    Published 10 June 2004 | viewed 3,130 times

    Think again. Unfortunately, large hedge funds that are able to move gazillions of ounces of gold on paper - and thereby are able to severely…

  • Gold vs. Fiat: Demanding A Divorce!

    Published 27 May 2004 | viewed 2,722 times

    The age-old "marriage" between gold and fiat is in the process of being dissolved. The part of this that still is news to many gold…

  • The Euro's Biggest Strength? - Its Weakness!

    Published 17 May 2004 | viewed 3,341 times

    Is the euro-bull move over? Is the gold bull therefore over as well? Whatever happened to that "super-currency" that is supposed to wipe out the…

  • The Gold-Price is Irrelevant

    Published 28 April 2004 | viewed 2,449 times

    What really matters is not the fiat-price of gold, but the gold price of fiat. Gold is always valuable because it combines in itself many…

  • The Dollar, The Crash, and the FTAA

    Published 21 April 2004 | viewed 2,996 times

    This essay explores how the likely consequences of a US dollar and economic crash could play right into the hands of US policy makers, what…

  • Final Assault - or the Last Gasp?

    Published 16 April 2004 | viewed 2,593 times

    If amazement made people rich, gold buffs would all be billionaires. It's amazing to see what markets will do when they are in their final…

  • Payroll Numbers: Using the Truth to Lie

    Published 10 April 2004 | viewed 2,860 times

    There is probably not a single gold-buff who doesn't look at the March 2004 non-farm payroll numbers with the greatest amount of suspicion. What exactly…

  • Stand Back!!

    Published 05 April 2004 | viewed 2,419 times

    The Economy is Reflating ...! Better be careful around explosives! Go to our new Gold Market Intelligence page, scroll down to "Inflation News" and follow…

  • The Gold Shuttle: Prepare for Countdown!

    Published 27 March 2004 | viewed 2,768 times

    The countdown begins: 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2,1 ... Liftoff! You are now witnessing the gold shuttle's euro-moorings falling away. The…

  • Inflation or Deflation?

    Published 21 March 2004 | viewed 6,925 times

    How about just 'Flation'? The debate about inflation vs deflation has been raging on these precious metals fora for a long time now. Who is…

  • Dow-Gold Synchronicity??

    Published 13 March 2004 | viewed 2,475 times

    Dollar, trade deficit, and "white" precious metals up - stocks and yellow metal down? What's up with that? There is a lot of scratching of…

  • The Gospel of Higher Gold

    Published 04 March 2004 | viewed 2,591 times

    Gold investors still get depressed on days like today, Tuesday March 2, 2004, when the dollar suddenly jumps and gold goes skiing. But they shouldn't.…

  • Gold is Not an "Investment"

    Published 20 February 2004 | viewed 2,870 times

    Gold is a lot of things to a lot of people. To some, it is a threat. To some, it is a "trade". To some…