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Steve Saville

Steve Saville

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Big Picture Charts

    Published 31 October 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 23rd October 2011.   Just for a change and on the off chance…

  • How the Fed Could Boost the Money Supply Without 'Printing' Money

    Published 17 October 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 9th October 2011.   Public opinion is against the Fed creating more money…

  • The Next Shoes to Drop

    Published 10 October 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 6th October 2011.   The US economy is definitely in recession and the…

  • The Sceptical Inflationist

    Published 03 October 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 2nd October 2011.   Many investors pigeon-hole themselves as "inflationists" or "deflationists", where…

  • Why Debt Levels are So High

    Published 19 September 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 15th September 2011.   Economists of all stripes agree that debt levels are…

  • The Nikkei Model and Monetary Inflation

    Published 12 September 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 4th September 2011.   We usually update our "Nikkei Model" once or twice…

  • Gold: The Big Picture

    Published 29 August 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 25th August 2011. With gold having 'gone parabolic' in the weeks leading up…

  • Nobody Wants A Strong Currency

    Published 23 August 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 21st August 2011.   The world of policy-making is dominated by Mercantilism and…

  • Does the Fed Simply Follow the Market?

    Published 09 August 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 7th August 2011.   If you look at a multi-decade chart comparing the…

  • Real Performance

    Published 26 July 2011 | viewed 0 times

    We'll now step back and review some 'big picture' inflation-adjusted (IA) charts. These charts show monthly prices in June-2011 dollars, using our own inflation index…

  • Bonds, Inflation Expectations, and QE3

    Published 18 July 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 17th July 2011.   The only major threat to the T-Bond The difference…

  • The Insidious Effects of Monetary Inflation

    Published 29 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 26th June 2011.   Most people with a basic grounding in economics know…

  • Bank Reserves, Money Supply, and a Secular Change in Credit

    Published 21 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 19th June 2011.   Bank Reserves and Money Supply The relationship between bank…

  • The 'Backing' of Today's Money, Part 2

    Published 13 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 12th June 2011.   Our 6th June commentary included a short piece titled…

  • What 'Backs' Today's Money?

    Published 06 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 5th June 2011. All of the major central banks hold currency reserves in…

  • What Should the Gold/Silver Ratio Be?

    Published 23 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 22nd May 2011.   The price of gold is dominated by investment/monetary demand…

  • The 'Smoothing Out the Bumps' Fallacy

    Published 16 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 15th May 2011.   Governments and central banks have invoked the writings of…

  • The Relatively Poor Performance of Gold Stocks, 1976-1980 and Now

    Published 09 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 1st May 2011.   Below is a chart comparison of the Barrons Gold…

  • Gold Versus silver and Other Commodities

    Published 02 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 28th April 2011.   There's an old saying to the effect that the…

  • When Will the Gold Bull Market End?

    Published 11 April 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Below is an excerpt from a commentary originally posted at www.speculative-investor.com on 10th April 2011.   When will the gold bull market end? The short…