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Antal E. Fekete

Antal E. Fekete

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Antal E. Fekete is Professor, Intermountain Institute of Science and Applied Mathematics, Missoula, MT 59806, U.S.A.

  • Has Hedging Killed The Goose That Was To Lay The Golden Egg?

    Published 08 September 2008 | viewed 5,888 times

    Part One Introduction Gold mining executives would like to forget the hedging fiasco as you would the worst nightmare of your life. But the ghost…

  • Cut Off Your Tail To Save My Face!

    Published 30 August 2008 | viewed 6,716 times

    The title refers to Aesop's tale about the wolf that has lost his tail in a trap. As he felt uncomfortable being so different from…

  • Farewell Address

    Published 01 July 2008 | viewed 4,554 times

    Gold Standard University Live: R.I.P. The Inaugural Session of GSUL took place in February, 2007, at the Martineum Academy in Hungary. Subsequent sessions, including one…

  • Putting Loin-Cloth On The Naked Bogeyman

    Published 11 June 2008 | viewed 3,784 times

    A Primer on the Silver Basis I started writing this piece as the sub-prime crisis was unfolding. I wanted to establish the connection between the…

  • It's Not A Dollar Crisis: It's A Gold Crisis

    Published 05 June 2008 | viewed 7,050 times

    The title is a bow to Peter Schiff for his admirable article It's Not an Oil Crisis: It's a Dollar Crisis. Thirty-five years ago gold,…

  • Gotterdammerung

    Published 28 April 2008 | viewed 4,374 times

    Wagner's opera Gotterdämmerung is about the twighlight of pagan gods. The most powerful of the latter-day pagan gods that has been guiding the destinies of…

  • Forgotten Anniversary Haunts the Nation

    Published 28 March 2008 | viewed 3,194 times

    Seventy-five years ago this month Franklin Delano Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 32nd President of the United States. Within days after swearing to uphold the…

  • Paper Tiger Preying on Gold Bugs

    Published 29 February 2008 | viewed 5,517 times

    The IMF and Its Phantom Gold Sales The IMF as the linchpin of the fixed exchange rate regime The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was set…

  • The Anti-Gold Gospel According to Frieden

    Published 29 February 2008 | viewed 3,341 times

    Jeff Frieden is professor at Harvard focusing his research on the politics of international monetary and financial relations. He has been quoted as saying that,…

  • The Anti-Gold Gospel According to Smith

    Published 29 February 2008 | viewed 3,727 times

    Barron Young Smith is a financial journalist whose piece What Would Happen If We Adopted the Gold Standard? is appended below. He describes Ron Paul's…

  • Uncle Sam Crying "Uncle!"

    Published 09 February 2008 | viewed 8,204 times

    Tertium datur People tend to think in terms of black-and-white. Many of my correspondents think that either hyperinflation or deflation is in store for the…

  • Opening the Mint to Gold and Silver

    Published 05 February 2008 | viewed 4,405 times

    A sequel to "The Double Whammy of Geopolitical Global Gold Games" Antal E. Fekete Gold Standard University aefekete@hotmail.com In my last article I suggested that…

  • The Double Whammy of Geopolitical Gold Games

    Published 30 January 2008 | viewed 5,444 times

    Antal E. Fekete Gold Standard University aefekete@hotmail.com Even the most rabid silver bugs admit the possibility that the Chinese are the Big Silver Shorts. This…

  • The Crash of the Bank of United States

    Published 28 January 2008 | viewed 12,981 times

    Benjamin M. Anderson* By the fourth quarter of 1930 the trouble with the Bank of United States gave occasion to grave concern. The Bank of…

  • The Anti-Gold Gospel According to Kaletsky

    Published 26 January 2008 | viewed 4,925 times

    Antal E. Fekete Gold Standard University e-mail: aefekete@hotmail.com Anatole Kaletsky is the author of the most recent Anti-Gold Gospel (www.gavekal.com, January 21, 2008.) He is…

  • Gold: How High is High?

    Published 18 January 2008 | viewed 4,718 times

    Antal E. Fekete Gold Standard University Now that the sound of cork-popping and other signs of celebrating the New Year, and the new record highs…

  • Our Diseased Monetary Bloodstream

    Published 25 November 2007 | viewed 5,278 times

    Invited Address Delivered on November 18, 2007, in Torrance, California, to a Joint Session of the Positive Deviant Network and the Flight to Genius movement…

  • PEAK GOLD! -- A Primer on True Hedging, Part Five

    Published 03 October 2007 | viewed 3,794 times

    Antal E. Fekete Gold Standard University Live aefekete@hotmail.com BARRICK EXECS CONTINUE TO EXERCISE OPTIONS AND SELL SHARES In Part Four I revealed that when it…

  • Can We Have Inflation And Deflation All At The Same Time

    Published 28 September 2007 | viewed 7,562 times

    Antal E. Fekete Gold Standard University Live aefekete@hotmail.com Executive Summary Very few people understand the "continental drift" that threatens with a fracture of the U.S.…

  • Exploding the Myth of Silver Shortage

    Published 25 September 2007 | viewed 7,993 times

    What does the negative silver lease rate really mean? Antal E. Fekete Gold Standard University aefekete@hotmail.com On Thursday, September 20, 2007, the lease rate of…