GE Christenson

GE ChristensonGary Christenson is the owner and writer for the popular and contrarian investment site Deviant Investor and the author of the book, “Gold Value and Gold Prices 1971 – 2021.” He is a retired accountant and business manager with 30 years of experience studying markets, investing, and trading. He writes about investing, gold, silver, the economy and central banking.

Articles by GE Christenson

Following President Trump’s speech the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) easily broke 21,000, and closed at another all-time high – 21,115.

The Dow closed up for the 12th consecutive day on Monday February 27, another three decade...
How low and how high will the price of silver range on the PAPER markets during 2017?  Knowing the influence central bankers, politicians, HFT algos, bullion banks and JPMorgan exercise over increasingly managed markets...
While the global bond markets have begun to correct their 35 year bull market, the major US stock indices, including the Dow, NASDAQ, Russell and S&P500, have rallied nicely.



Official US national debt is...
From Louise Yamada – technical analyst:

“History shows the only place for interest rates to go from here is higher.”



Examine the above chart of interest rates for 200 years.


Rates rise and fall in long cycles, 20 to 40...
The US National Debt is a “train-wreck.” The official debt is nearly $20 trillion and the unfunded liabilities are $100 – $200 trillion, depending on who is counting.


It can never be repaid. Implications are dire.
Official debt...
Our financial systems create exponential increases in:


Debt
Prices for stocks
Prices for commodities
Currency in circulation
Prices for gold and silver


Why? Fractional reserve banking, central banks creating more...
It is an election year. We should anticipate 8 years of upcoming trauma, following nearly 8 years of “hope and change,” after 8 years of “no nation building,” after 8 years of “I did not have sexual relations with that woman.”

Examine...
Inflation is theft. It is a simple concept that a single mother and a retiree understand…but a PhD in Keynesian Economics probably does not. Examples:

In 1971 take $1,000 in crisp new $20 bills and place them in a safe while watching...
Point One: Debt grows exponentially, not because it should, but because our debt-based financial system practically requires it.

Point Two: Silver and gold prices increase along with the exponential growth in debt and currency in...
Five years ago paper silver contracts on the COMEX hit a multi-decade high over $48 on April 29, 2011.

At the end of April 2016 the silver price is bouncing around $17, down about 65% from its April 2011 high.  The low occurred at...

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