John Rubino

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As gold soars, miners become hot growth stocks

07/08/2020(0)
  The idea that a rising gold price is good for gold miners is intuitively easy to grasp. But to understand just how good, you have to see the ... Read More
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Why the Gold/Silver ratio is a useful indicator

26/05/2020(0)
There’s a debate in gold bug circles over whether the price difference between gold and silver – the gold/silver ratio – tells us anything useful. Some skeptics, for instance, ... Read More
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What happens when the pandemic ends?

15/04/2020(0)
Let’s assume that by the end of this year a combination of social distancing and some new and effective treatments convert covid-19 from existential threat to chronic nuisance and ... Read More
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Gold Is Now “Unobtanium”

30/03/2020(0)
The Wall Street Journal just published the kind of article gold bugs dream of seeing in the mainstream press. Here’s an excerpt: “Coronavirus Sparks a Global Gold Rush Epic ... Read More
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Feeling Adventurous? Consider Silver

16/03/2020(0)
Silver is getting crushed in the pandemic-driven flight to safety — which might have created one of those blood-in-the-streets opportunities that contrarian investors dream about. To understand why, lets ... Read More
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Why a flu outbreak in China can spook global markets

23/01/2020(0)
When people talk about empires of the past, they generally mean Rome and Britain. But the biggest and in some ways most interesting empire was built and run by ... Read More
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Signs Of A 2020 Top: “Buyers Return to Riskiest Junk Bonds”

30/12/2019(0)
If you’re managing money and need positive results in the year ahead, you’re in a tough spot. Stocks are at levels that in the past have preceded cycle-ending crashes ... Read More
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Europe gives up on sound money, prepares to join the currency war

03/07/2019(0)
Not so long ago, Europe seemed to have its financial house more-or-less in order. German government spending was actually falling. Industries that had been nationalized in the socialist 70s ... Read More
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Something Huge Just Happened In Europe

10/06/2019(0)
Critics of modern monetary policy have been predicting that the day would come when a central bank would cut interest rates (or at least promise to), and the financial ... Read More
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The Terrifying Truth About Negative Interest Rates

29/05/2019(0)
Pushing interest rates below zero is both an act of desperation and something that in theory should have a huge, immediate impact of the behavior of borrowers and savers. ... Read More
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