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

Breaking News:  COMEX paper gold contracts closed on Friday, June 21, at $1,400.10, up from $1,274 on May 22. Silver closed at $15.29, up from $14.41 on May 29. The S&P 500 Index hit a new all-time high on June 20.

Gold closed...
Most of us understand “there’s no free lunch.” Someone must pay for the products and services we use. The acronym is TANSTAAFL, or “There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch.” The saying has been around for decades, even prior to Robert...
Eight years ago, silver reached $48 per ounce. COMEX changed the margin requirements, and others dumped thousands of paper contracts on the COMEX market to smash prices lower. They succeeded, as usual.

Old news! As they say, “Wash,...
Our Current Financial Circumstances


The U.S. is $22 trillion in debt and burdened with $100 – $200 trillion more in unfunded liabilities. Just to pay the interest the U.S. must borrow. Debt is rapidly rising and cannot be paid unless...
Part One: THE ECONOMY – AND DEBT, DELUSIONS AND DEVALUATION


Global retail sales are weak. “Redbook Retail Index confirms Commerce Department December Retail Collapse.”
Falling Imports into the U.S.
Industrial Production...
The welfare people and the warfare people control congress, appropriations, corruption and national policies. Implications are grim.

If a nation subsidizes butter, it will get more butter. The U.S. and most other western...
We know the acronym MAGA – Make America Great Again. A different description of MAGA is MYTHS ASSOCIATED with GOVERNMENT ACTIONS.

WHAT MYTHS?

THE MYTH OF GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN. Some parts of the U.S. government close. The employees are...
“For the last 6 months we have responded ‘it is happening right before your very eyes!’”

“The coming crash is a mathematical certainty and one that historians will ask in the future, ‘what were they thinking.’ While CNBC parades clown...
The M2 measure of money supply has increased about 6.7% per year since 1971 when President Nixon severed the last hint of gold backing the dollar. The subsequent deluge of digital dollars levitated prices for oil, trucks, hamburgers, the S...
Official US national debt exceeds $21 trillion. National debt increases over $3 billion per day.

Another day older and $3 billion deeper in debt!



The U.S. government pays the interest by issuing new debt. But that new debt...

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During 1500s the Spaniards had taken 16,000,000 kilograms of silver from Peru.