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Chip Hanlon

Chip Hanlon

Delta Global Advisors

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Currently the President of Delta Global Advisors and the founder of Green Faucet, Chip Hanlon is regularly featured in the national media for his global economic viewpoints and is a contributing writer for Real Money, the subscription service from TheStreet.com. Previously, Hanlon has served as the C.O.O. at Euro Pacific Capital, as the President of Unfunds, Inc., and as Vice President of Investments and Syndicate Manager with Sutro & Co.

  • Saving Equals Squandering

    Published 30 January 2009 | viewed 2,440 times

    Do you put money away in the bank periodically? You're just wasting it, you know. At least, that's the assertion of this mindless rant: Millionaire…

  • The True Scope of the Housing Bust

    Published 21 January 2009 | viewed 10,547 times

    Below is the transcript of an interview I conducted just a few weeks ago with Fannie Mae's first Chief Credit Officer, Edward Pinto. In our…

  • Bill Gross Should be Ashamed of Himself

    Published 24 September 2008 | viewed 4,385 times

    I just got the chance to read the op-ed penned by Pimco's Bill Gross in this morning's Washington Post. Wow, have you read this mess?…

  • Another Late-Summer Natural Gas Low?

    Published 18 September 2008 | viewed 2,143 times

    The following was posted on my blog, Hanlon's Pub, on Thursday morning: In mid-July, I warned that natural gas prices were likely to head lower…

  • Unemployment Number Saves Gold

    Published 05 September 2008 | viewed 2,857 times

    ...but for how long? This morning's huge surge in jobless numbers has knocked the dollar, thus causing gold to pop up nearly $20 as I…

  • Encouraging Action for Gold Bulls

    Published 22 April 2008 | viewed 2,433 times

    When discussing gold and commodities on CNBC last month, I said I expected gold to underperform commodities such as energy, base metals and agriculture for…

  • Unbroken, Australia's Voters "Fix" Her Anyway

    Published 04 December 2007 | viewed 1,884 times

    Political challengers, you just saw a great example of how to run against an incumbent when things in your country are perfect, a seemingly impossible…

  • Energy Trust Takeover Keeps Canada's Conservatives in Tough Spot

    Published 17 October 2007 | viewed 2,021 times

    Because last year's bombshell that Canada would change the way it treated royalty trusts was fraught with political risks, not only did the country's ruling…

  • The Silk Road: A Positive Look at Asia

    Published 25 April 2006 | viewed 2,691 times

    An outstanding book was just released about the rising nations of Asia. Now, I may be a bit biased because I already know of and…

  • Buying Bullion Keeps Getting Easier

    Published 25 January 2006 | viewed 4,369 times

    While most investors seem satisfied using the shares of mining companies as high-beta substitutes for the metal, more and more individuals are becoming interested in…

  • Big Day for the Dollar

    Published 05 November 2005 | viewed 4,046 times

    There's no way to deny the importance of today's surge in the U.S. Dollar index. After staging a surprise rally in the first half of…

  • Bernanke Needs to Talk Tough

    Published 25 October 2005 | viewed 1,832 times

    With the nomination of Ben Bernanke as the next Federal Reserve Chairman, the reactions of the stock and currency markets may diverge, but for the…

  • Commodity Currency Action Makes Sense

    Published 06 October 2005 | viewed 3,975 times

    Looking at the action in the commodity currencies (particularly those of Australia and Canada), the drubbing they're taking today (Tuesday, 10/5/05) makes some sense, but…

  • The Fed Misses an Opportunity

    Published 18 August 2005 | viewed 3,079 times

    The segment below was written and distributed only to the media within an hour of last week's Federal Reserve interest rate hike, with excerpts/themes picked…

  • Currencies to be Less Exciting in Second Half

    Published 23 July 2005 | viewed 2,818 times

    With the Chinese calling Congress' bluff yesterday and moving the Yuan's peg to the Dollar, the focus of the investment world will once again be…

  • Today's Fed and the Global Search for Yield

    Published 30 June 2005 | viewed 2,155 times

    Before getting into thoughts on today's Federal Reserve interest rate meeting below, I thought it important to remind investors of one simple thought I first…

  • Foreign Stock Investors: Beware the Double-Whammy

    Published 03 June 2005 | viewed 3,140 times

    For U.S. investors, there's no such thing as a conservative foreign stock investment. Given the beating many foreign equity investors have undoubtedly taken in 2005…

  • Sure, the Dollar Should Pull Back, but...

    Published 28 May 2005 | viewed 3,336 times

    I was struck the other day when reading the words of Marc Faber in a Bloomberg article about the global economy, he called himself a…

  • What if Greenspan isn't a Hack?

    Published 03 May 2005 | viewed 4,456 times

    My use of the word "hack" in the title, of course, is a reference to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's quote in early March calling…

  • Nobodys Talking About Newsweek?!

    Published 22 March 2005 | viewed 5,092 times

    Really, how can Newsweek run a cover story titled "The Incredible Shrinking Dollar" without the entire investment world taking notice and commenting on it? I…