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

Silver prices as this is written (March 23) are down 60 cents on the day.  Scary…no, probably a normal correction.

Yes, paper silver prices on the COMEX are “managed” for the benefit of traders, banks, and others large enough to...
We all know silver is volatile.  When gold rallies, silver usually rallies faster and farther, particularly after the rally has been well established.

Volatility is not a reason to avoid silver.  Instead, now is a time to...
Q:      Most people do not value silver and prefer to invest in bonds from big governments.  Why?

A:       Most people would prefer to follow the herd because following the...
What will the price of silver be in 2021?  You can find articles suggesting the price of silver will be over $1,000 and under $10.  Perhaps this is the wrong question.

A better approach:  The global financial system is...
Central banks have created a mess, unless you enjoy unemployment, crashing economies, a wave of bankruptcies, and half of the world’s assets owned by only a few people.

From Chris Martinson:  The Deflation Monster Has Arrived

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The US government will spend nearly $4 Trillion this fiscal year – starting last October 1.  Of course it projects a massive deficit, increasing national debt, uses “funny” accounting, and does not address unfunded liabilities....
What force?  Some of the “forces” in our world that are supportive of higher silver prices are:


Debt Increases: Global debt exceeds $200 Trillion and rising rapidly.
Warfare: Syria, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, South China Sea,...
Alasdair McLeod wrote an excellent article in which he said,

“So if anyone asks you when you might take your profits in gold and silver, smile sweetly and just say, ‘When paper money stops losing its value.’”

When will paper money...
Honest money – gold and silver – are not supported by governments and central bankers for obvious reasons.  The Fed can “print” $85 Billion per month to buy dodgy paper to support the banking system, but the Fed can’t produce 75...
The answer to many questions often depends upon perspective, whether the questions are; should I buy silver, is the S&P500 expensive, is huge and unpayable debt a problem, is another World War a bad idea, will eating potato chips...

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The melting point for silver is 961.93 °C - 1235.08 °K