Jeffrey Lewis

Articles by Jeffrey Lewis

The urgency for owning a financial put against the stupidity of central planners and politicians grows by the minute.

We continue to witness a multifaceted array of failure heaped upon failure while repeating history on a dramatic scale...
The key to understanding where silver prices come from is the COMEX futures market. It is undisputed that the 4th and 8th largest traders hold a massive paper silver short relative to all other commodities in its class. And it’s obvious...
Fiat money does not have any intrinsic value. What value it has depends on public confidence in the currency's issuer. Legal tender is any currency declared legal by a government. Many governments issue a fiat currency and then make it...
“...legitimate powers of government reach actions only, & not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment...
Despite short-term memory loss affecting most investors, asset bubbles tend to crash with a vengeance. From over-valuation, risk ignorance, and reactionary sentiment, the current bubble-trifecta shows signs of turning over.

The monetary...
“It reminds me of that old joke- you know, a guy walks into a psychiatrist's office and says, hey doc, my brother's crazy! He thinks he's a chicken. Then the doc says, why don't you turn him in? Then the guy says, I would but I need the...
Most short-term investors know better. At worst, silver is a survival story. At best it is an investment for the ages.

Some place in between it is an intermediate investment, albeit a very emotional and volatile one. Current financial...
Courtesy of GoldChartsRUS.com

A long time reader and forum member posted the following with a question regarding silver industrial demand:

“The question that begs an answer: How will this ultimately effect the monetary value of...
I received this note from a reader regarding the confiscation of retirement accounts:

Doc,

Thank you for your kind words.  I do have a question for you.

You only need to read the first paragraph of this article for my...
The mainstream financial media, as well as some retail investors, have awakened to the surge in the price of silver, relative to just about everything else in 2016. 

And while this rally feels different, are we there yet? Or are we...

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Spanish Conquistadores invaded the Inca Empire in 1528 to steal their silver and gold.

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