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

We know that most western governments are deficit spending, borrowing heavily, in debt beyond the point of no return and must increase taxes and appropriations from their citizens.

We know that politicians will take the politically...
I recently published an article projecting possible prices for gold in the year 2020 based on the S&P 500 Index and the ever increasing population adjusted US national debt.  I assumed three scenarios and three different gold...
The US dollar has been the world’s reserve currency since Bretton Woods – about 70 years.  The power and importance of Middle-East oil and the US economy and military have supported the dollar for about 40 years.  Quick...
Silver reached a 30 year high in April of 2011.  Since then it has fallen nearly 70%.  In any correction or bear market – call it what you want – we hear calls for lower prices as the market falls.  Similarly, as a market...
The global financial world is increasingly unstable and approaching a reset.  A few reasons why:


Global debt is approximately $200 Trillion and rapidly increasing. Debts are either paid or defaulted.  Default seems likely...
The global financial world is increasingly unstable and approaching a reset.  A few reasons why:


Global debt is approximately $200 Trillion and rapidly increasing. Debts are either paid or defaulted.  Default seems likely...
The old game is Rock-Paper-Scissors in which rock breaks (wins against) scissors, scissors cuts (wins against) paper, paper covers (wins against) rock.  The game is balanced with wins, losses, and draws.

The new version is Rock-...
Silver Price reached a 30-year high in April of 2011. Since then it has fallen nearly 70%. In any correction or bear market – call it what you want – we hear calls for lower prices as the market falls. Similarly, as a market rallies we...
Assume you have annual income of $60,000 and credit card debt of $10,000.  No problem.

Assume you have the same income but credit card debt of $360,000.  Big problem!

The US government has annual income of approximately $3...
The S&P500 Index has been levitated for 6 years by easy money, low interest rates, buy backs of corporate stock, and so much more.

Can it rally for another 6 years?

I doubt it.  

Examine the following log scale...

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The Fourth Coinage Act of 1873 embraced the gold standard and demonetized silver, known as the “Crime of 73”