Interview: Fault Lines on Sputnik – Merkel’s Migration Crisis and Why Gold Goats ‘n Guns

I did a two segment stint on Lee Stranahan and Garland Nixon's excellent show Fault Lines yesterday.  We discussed a whole range of things which needed more than 20 minutes to cover including Why Angela Merkel will not likely survive her current problems... Why Gold Goats 'n Guns ...? Why an investment newsletter? ...And the … Continue reading Interview: Fault Lines on Sputnik – Merkel’s Migration Crisis and Why Gold Goats ‘n Guns

China’s Oil Trade Retaliation is Iran’s Gain

I've told you that once you start down the Trade War path forever will it dominate your destiny. Well here we are.  Trump slaps big tariffs on aluminum and steel in a bid to leverage Gary Cohn's ICE Wall plan to control the metals and oils futures markets.   I'm not sure how much of this … Continue reading China’s Oil Trade Retaliation is Iran’s Gain

Short-Term Bitcoin Price Analysis

Cryptocurrencies saw an increase in investment in June with $12 billion worth being pumped into the market. The increase was due to the bullishness of investors towards cryptocurrency markets in general, as well as blockchain research. An article on Medium states that 77.9% of investors who were surveyed in April believe that cryptocurrencies will rise … Continue reading Short-Term Bitcoin Price Analysis

Another Sanctions Own Goal – Russia and India Ditch Dollar in Defense Deals

The World Cup isn't the only good thing happening in Russia today. Everyday new avenues of escape from dollar belligerence hit the headlines.  Today's is the announcement that Russia and India finally agreed to conduct military hardware business now under sanctions from the US Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) in bilateral currency swaps -- … Continue reading Another Sanctions Own Goal – Russia and India Ditch Dollar in Defense Deals

Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Germany’s Unrest and Trump’s Aluminum Gambit

Watching the slow-motion destruction of Angela Merkel's political career is something I've looked forward to for a long time.  It may finally be here, but her opponents have to move carefully and make all the right moves otherwise Merkel will slither out of her predicament stronger than ever. That said, President Trump's full-court press for … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Germany’s Unrest and Trump’s Aluminum Gambit

Private Blog: Father’s Day and the Dollar Trap

I have a new Private Blog post up for my subscribers on Patreon discussing the ramifications how Friday's close in Gold and Silver interacts with news about Angela Merkel's potential boot from power in Germany. If you’d like to subscribe to the Private blog head over to my Patreon to sign up for it and the Gold Goats ‘n Guns … Continue reading Private Blog: Father’s Day and the Dollar Trap

Mr. Trump Attacks Aluminum, Russia Attacks the Debt

Looking at the unfolding trade war between Donald Trump and the world the phrase that should come to mind is "One good turn deserves another." In the case of the insane sanctions on Oleg Deripaska and Russian Aluminum giant, Rusal, back in April, we finally got some clarity as to how Russia can and will … Continue reading Mr. Trump Attacks Aluminum, Russia Attacks the Debt