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Steve Saville

Steve Saville

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • How Much Longer Will The Gold-Mining Bear Market Last?

    Published 25 January 2016 | viewed 0 times

    This post is an excerpt from a recent TSI commentary.   Intermediate-term rallies in the gold-mining sector can happen during general equity bull markets and…

  • Are Rising Interest Rates Bullish or Bearish for Gold?

    Published 05 January 2016 | viewed 0 times

    I've seen articles explaining that rising interest rates are bearish for gold and I've seen articles explaining that rising interest rates are bullish for gold,…

  • Stealing Deflation

    Published 27 November 2015 | viewed 0 times

    If you listen to the top central bankers of the world talk for long enough you will come away with the impression that central banks…

  • Why Hasn't The Fed's QE Caused 'Inflation'?

    Published 13 November 2015 | viewed 0 times

    This post is a slightly-modified excerpt from a recent TSI commentary. The Federal Reserve has monetised a few trillion dollars of bonds over the past…

  • Why Governments Can't Just Print The Money They Need

    Published 04 November 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Due to the nature of modern money, it would technically be possible to adjust the way the monetary system works such that governments directly print…

  • Gold is Not Money: The Final Word

    Published 02 November 2015 | viewed 0 times

    In a recent article Mike Shedlock (Mish) weighs in on the question of whether or not gold is money. Near the end of the article…

  • What is Gold?

    Published 27 October 2015 | viewed 0 times

    In my two "Gold Is Not Money" posts (HERE and HERE) I explained why it is not correct to think of gold as money these…

  • There is No Economic Yardstick

    Published 23 October 2015 | viewed 0 times

    My two "Gold Is Not Money" articles (HERE and HERE) provoked numerous disagreeing responses, the majority of which were polite and well-meaning. Despite presenting various…

  • Gold Is Not Money, Part 2

    Published 12 October 2015 | viewed 0 times

    I opened a blog post on 7th October with the statement that gold was money in the distant past and might again be money in…

  • Gold is Not Money

    Published 07 October 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Gold was money in the distant past and it will probably be money in the distant future, but there is no developed economy in which…

  • Gold's Safe-Haven Status is Not in Doubt

    Published 18 August 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 16th August 2015. Excerpts from our newsletters and other comments on the markets can…

  • Can The Fed Do More?

    Published 07 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    It's not an overstatement to say that over the 6-year period beginning in September-2008, the US Federal Reserve went berserk with its Quantitative Easing (QE).…

  • The 'Inflation' Turnaround

    Published 02 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 28th June 2015. Excerpts from our newsletters and other comments on the markets can…

  • Gold Isn't Cheap, But Nor Should It Be

    Published 09 June 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Although it is not possible to determine an objective value for gold (the value of everything is subjective), by looking at how the metal has…

  • BitGold: Great Product, Over-Priced Stock

    Published 19 May 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 3rd May. Excerpts from our newsletters and other comments on the markets can be…

  • Gold and The US Employment Report

    Published 06 May 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 3rd May. Excerpts from our newsletters and other comments on the markets can be…

  • The Problematic Comparison with The 1970s

    Published 07 April 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a recent commentary posted at www.speculative-investor.com. Excerpts from our newsletters and other comments on the markets can be read at…

  • 2015 Forecasts for Gold and Gold-Mining Stocks

    Published 12 February 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from our 2015 Yearly Forecast originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com last month. Excerpts from our newsletters and other comments on the markets…

  • How Money Vanishes

    Published 20 January 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 15th January 2015. Excerpts from our newsletters and other comments on the markets…

  • Gold Stocks During an Equity Bear Market

    Published 14 January 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Below is a slightly-modified excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com. Excerpts from our newsletters and other comments on the markets can be read…