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Ned W. Schmidt

Ned W. Schmidt

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


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.

  • Real Apples, Not AAPL

    Published 28 December 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Apples are, according to many nutritionists, good for us. However, one has to be sure to choose the right ones as AAPL has demonstrated in…

  • Bernanke: Gold's BFF

    Published 18 December 2012 | viewed 0 times

    To date seems only one group truly loves the monetary policy of the Federal Reserve. Largely, that group is comprised of bankers and bond dealers…

  • Beef Prices: What Cliff?

    Published 04 December 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Last we visited on Agri-Foods J. Wellington Wimpy, of whom we were a great fan, was mentioned. If still around, poor old Wimpy would certainly…

  • Cluck, Cluck For A Buck?

    Published 16 November 2012 | viewed 0 times

    J. Wellington Wimpy was always one of our favorites. The guy was somewhat of a gourmet as his favorite food was hamburgers. He was also…

  • Black Hole Friday?

    Published 06 November 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Guess the question is obvious: What the @#$% happened to Gold Friday? The morning actually seemed to start off fine. U.S. reported on the number…

  • Soybeans Beat iPads

    Published 24 October 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Technology businesses have always seemed to this researcher to be a losers' game. Soybeans, in the past decade or so, have been converted to a…

  • Do You Know Where Your Gold Is?

    Published 17 October 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Owning Gold as wealth insurance is so widely accepted now as to make it a mainstream investment. A portfolio without Gold is like owning a…

  • Fish In The Lake With Fish

    Published 05 October 2012 | viewed 0 times

    One of the secrets to successful fishing is to fish in a lake with fish in it. Fishing in a lake void of fish is…

  • Is QE-3 Really DS-1?

    Published 21 September 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Wow! The hyperventilating hyperbole on hyperinflation to be brought about by QE-3 was near overwhelming. From some of what we read, QE-3 is to cure…

  • Does Bernanke Hate Old People?

    Published 06 September 2012 | viewed 0 times

    A question that follows from the above is also of interest. Why is Bernanke transferring so much income and wealth from savers and investors to…

  • A Tale of Two Markets

    Published 29 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    With harvesters now beginning to move in parts of the U.S. the reality of the drought is now being recorded. Farmers face the loss of…

  • Does Ethanol Cause Brain Dysfunction?

    Published 13 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    We posed the above question because presuming that ethanol causes some brains to dysfunction might be the less offensive approach. Suggesting that most commentaries on…

  • No Feed For The Golden Bull!

    Published 06 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Animals, real or imaginary, must be fed on a regular basis. That feed, as we have also learned in recent years, can be either real…

  • Facebook Tanked and Soybeans Soared!

    Published 12 July 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Facebook was to be the rebirth of the glorious technology stocks. Portfolio managers have been longing to return to the era when they did not…

  • Play Fantasy Forecasts With The Pros

    Published 25 June 2012 | viewed 0 times

    With the wonders of modern communications brought to us by the internet and all the marvelous electronic toys now available, you too can publish your…

  • World's Second Largest IPO of 2012 Is ...

    Published 18 June 2012 | viewed 0 times

    So, you consider yourself an informed investor. You watch CNBC, a.k.a. the cartoon channel light, each day. You have more investment web sites book marked…

  • Japan: Keynsian Template For Poverty

    Published 07 June 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Each weekend edition of the Financial Times publishes a lengthy interview of some noteworthy individual. On 26 May, Paul Krugman, winner of the phony Nobel…

  • C.L. to H.P.: Euro Going To Zero!

    Published 31 May 2012 | viewed 0 times

    We listened to confirmation this week that the Euro will indeed go to zero should Greece exit the Euro zone. That information was obtained from…

  • Chopp'n Down The AAPL Tree

    Published 23 May 2012 | viewed 0 times

    A month ago we warned that AAPL($602) had broken down from a parabolic rise. Despite near universal love for this stock, the failure of that…

  • Greece: Please Go Bankrupt, Fast!

    Published 16 May 2012 | viewed 0 times

    We have a request for the politicians in Greece. Please go bankrupt, as soon as possible! Let us have the pain done with. To the…