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Ned W. Schmidt

Ned W. Schmidt

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

Ned W. Schmidt,CFA,CEBS is publisher of THE VALUE VIEW GOLD REPORT and author of "$1,265 GOLD", published in 2003. A weekly message, TRADING THOUGHTS, is also available to electronic subscribers.

  • Agri-Equities and Agri-Food Prices: Both Strong

    Published 09 January 2017 | viewed 0 times

    When has food been more valuable than technology? Aside from all of history, that was especially true in 2016. Chart below is our Investment Scoreboard…

  • Agri-Commodities: Birthing a New Bull?

    Published 12 December 2016 | viewed 0 times

    An investment reality is that neither bear nor bull markets last forever. From high, July 2014, to low, October 2016, the Agri-Food Price Index fell…

  • Agri-Commodities Winning in 2016

    Published 09 June 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The inevitable just seems to keep coming around. That over time food would become scarcer in our world has been well known for decades. Simply…

  • U.S. Inflation: Prepare for 4% (or more!)

    Published 22 February 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Last we visited on the subject of U.S. inflation (November, 2015) we wrote, "Using those simplistic numbers suggests that U.S. inflation as measured by the…

  • Investment Leadership Changes Permanent?

    Published 08 February 2016 | viewed 0 times

    In the Summer of 2015 a major discontinuity occurred in financial markets. That which was, was no longer. That which had not been, suddenly was.…

  • Why are Gold Stocks Outperforming?

    Published 07 January 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Even a cursory review of U.S. stock market indices over the past year shows sharp differences in the character of the first half of last…

  • U.S. Inflation: Setup to Upset

    Published 18 November 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Is U.S. inflation setup to upset the markets? Motivation for considering this question begins with graph to right. Plotted in that chart is the year-to-year…

  • Peak Food 3: Island Earth

    Published 29 September 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Island Earth is our latest article on the concept of Peak Food, which was introduced in two previous articles. We do recommend reading those other…

  • Peak Food 2

    Published 10 August 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Last we visited on Agri-Foods the concept of Peak Food was introduced. That shift in the fundamentals of global food production was identified as adding…

  • $GOLD: Prelude to a Double

    Published 20 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Rarely does childish selling of the Street and massive forced selling in China give Gold investors an opportunity to potentially double their money. That is…

  • Peak Food, An Introduction

    Published 26 May 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Your high-tech toy watch won't buy you an egg. To date, the U.S. is on course to destroy 40,721,073 birds, mainly laying hens. Yes, elves…

  • $GOLD: Year 2007 Again

    Published 22 April 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Imagine you could go back in time so you could buy some investment at a bargain. Many might also wish to go back in time…

  • Agri-Equities: New All Time High

    Published 08 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    China now surpasses the U.S. in real economic terms. "Real", most simply defined, is the production and consumption of actual goods and services with prices…

  • China: Follow The Money!

    Published 24 November 2014 | viewed 0 times

    On morning of 17 November, while Western investors were sleeping, China opened the door to its investment world. On that day China began two way…

  • U.S. Dollar: The Last Hurrah?

    Published 22 September 2014 | viewed 0 times

    End of empire is a difficult time for two groups, investors and patriots. A hundred years ago the U.S. took the economic baton from England…

  • Are Commodities Talking to Us?

    Published 28 July 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Markets often do talk to us, if only we would listen. Our ears serve as only part of listening. An open mind is also required.…

  • 2014: Gold Stocks Winning!

    Published 20 June 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Half of 2014 is nearly behind us, and little is turning out as popularly expected. That is unless one was watching development of the past…

  • 2014: Agri-Commodities Prices Winning

    Published 27 May 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Or, how long does it take the Street to identify an elephant in the room? Apparently the answer to that question is a time period…

  • 2014: Year of Commodities (May)

    Published 05 May 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Thus far in 2014, April ended on schedule and May arrived as expected. Well-placed sources, wishing to remain anonymous as they are not at liberty…

  • 2014: Year of Commodities (March)

    Published 25 March 2014 | viewed 0 times

    That 2013 was a year when equities ruled supreme is now well recorded history. Generally speaking, expectations at the end of the year were that…