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Steve Saville

Steve Saville

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Is The End of QE Bearish for Gold?

    Published 16 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Below is a slightly-modified excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 14th December 2014. Also, excerpts from our newsletters and other comments on…

  • Any Quantity of Money is Just Fine

    Published 10 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 7th December 2014. Also, excerpts from our newsletters and other comments on the…

  • Gold, Inflation Expectations and Economic Confidence

    Published 05 November 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 2nd November 2014. Also, excerpts from our newsletters and other comments on the…

  • Why is Gold Mining Such a Crappy Business?

    Published 19 October 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 12th October 2014.   That gold mining has generally been a crappy long-term…

  • Why The US$ is Rallying

    Published 07 October 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 5th October 2014.   As long as a market is in a strong…

  • Gold vs Silver During Precious-Metals Bull Markets

    Published 29 September 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 25th September 2014.   It is widely believed that silver outperforms gold during…

  • The 'Escape Velocity' Myth

    Published 26 August 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Making sense by replacing "despite" with "because of" In February of 2009 we wrote that if the story unfolded as we expected then a lot…

  • Future 'Inflation' and The Fed's Madness

    Published 13 August 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 7th August 2014.   Prior to 2002 the Fed would tighten monetary policy…

  • Currency Devaluation: The Most Destructive Policy of All

    Published 30 July 2014 | viewed 0 times

    "Lenin is said to have declared that the best way to destroy the capitalist system was to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of…

  • Setting The Stage for The Next Collapse

    Published 22 July 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 20th July 2014.   When the central bank pumps money into the economy…

  • US Money Pumping, Past and Present

    Published 23 June 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Below are excerpts from commentaries posted at www.speculative-investor.com over the past week. US money pumping by decade and Fed chairman A large increase in the…

  • Gold During Booms and Busts

    Published 29 April 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 27th April 2014.   The boom/bust cycle is caused by fractional reserve banking.…

  • US Monetary Inflation Slowdown

    Published 15 April 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 13th April 2014.   On the US monetary inflation front, the news is…

  • Gold versus Silver

    Published 01 April 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Below is a slightly-modified excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 30th March 2014.   We most recently discussed the long-term performance of…

  • Most Gold Bulls Will Be Right For The Wrong Reasons

    Published 24 February 2014 | viewed 0 times

    The following is excerpted from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 23rd February 2014.   An interesting aspect of the gold market is that…

  • Economics Myths

    Published 18 February 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Our original intention was to explain where we agreed and disagreed with the article by Cullen Roche at "Pragmatic Capitalism" (is there any other kind…

  • Random Thoughts About The Year Ahead

    Published 09 February 2014 | viewed 0 times

    The following is excerpted from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 26th January 2014.   1) The monetary backdrop continues to be very different…

  • Hyperinflation and Capital Controls

    Published 01 February 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Hyperinflation The US will eventually experience hyperinflation, but "eventually" could be long after we are all dead. Therefore, rather than making the case that hyperinflation…

  • US Monetary Inflation Slowdown

    Published 21 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    The following is excerpted from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 19th January 2014.   The US monetary inflation rate continues its downward drift.…

  • What a Bubble Looks Like (And Why Gold's Price Action Wasn't Bubble-Like)

    Published 20 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    The following is excerpted from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 19th December 2013.   One characteristic of an investment bubble is dramatic upward…