• The World's Leading Investment Mind Has Been   

    BANNED BY ALL MEDIA

  • Mike Stathis is the best financial analyst in the world. He is also the most widely banned financial expert in U.S. history. Learn why.

  • ALL MEDIA is controlled by the JEWISH MAFIA, which engages in Massive Fraud

  • The Media Doesn't Want You to Know the Truth 

  • Advertisers Control ALL Media Content

  • The Media's Goal is to Promote Clowns as Experts

    The Media Works With Wall Street to Rip You Off

  • Find Out What the Wall Street and Media Cabal Don't Want You to Know. Learn how to beat them at their own game.

  • AVA Investment Analytics Provides Research from

    the Best Investment Forecaster in the World

  • Stathis holds the Best Forecasting Track Record Since 2006.       

    Check his track record [1][2][3][4][5][6

  • Mike Stathis is neither a perma-bear nor perma-bull. He is a real investment analyst.  Perma-bears and perma-bulls are NOT credible.

  • Mike's ability to see what others cannot has enabled those who have had access to his research to make tremendous amounts of money 

  • Mike's rise as the World's Greatest Analyst began during his early years working on Wall Street

  • Today, he publishes investment research far superior to anything coming out of Wall Street

  • Skeptical?  Check His Track Record Yourself [1][2][3][4][5][6]

  • Don't Rely on Clowns and Disinformation. If you are not able to think for yourself you will always be a slave to scam artists.   

  • If You Keep Listening to the Media, You Will Keep Losing Money

  • AVA Investment Analytics is World's Best Source of

    Investment Research & Investor Education 

  • Mike Stathis' advice and research have been utilized by multi-billion dollar mutual funds, hedge funds & pension plans

  • AVA Investment Analytics is the World's Best investment research firm. Mike Stathis serves as the firm's chief investment strategist

Alerts

Gold Has NO Intrinsic Value. This is a FACT Based on Finance and Economics.

Over the years I have been exposing the countless lies and myths spread about gold and silver by gold dealers, paid off precious metals promoters and delusional minions who have been hoodwinked by the precious metals pumping crime syndicate.

See the article headlines at the end for more articles, audios and videos on gold and gold con artists.

Here’s a tiny list of examples:

 

Rather than jumping on the gold-pumping band wagon, a move which would have easily landed me a 7-figure annual income for merely playing cheerleader (i.e. making up wild stories about gold, the dollar, the stock market and the economy) I did something no one else in the professional investment world opted for. I stuck with the truth. And I put my ass on the line while sacrificing big time money in order to try and help the average Joe.   

I’ve committed a great deal of time and effort towards exposing the gold pumping crime syndicate. I considered it a public service. Little did I know I would be alone in these efforts.

Even today, some eight years after I began exposing this filthy syndicate, I've received virtually no support for these efforts. At best, I’ll occasionally get a lengthy email sent to me by my colleagues that details how a person admits they were fooled by the gang of gold pumping shysters, and now they're down by $400,000 as a result of having no exit strategy in their gold position. Inevitably these individuals seek me out hoping to get advice on what to do.

Never mind that they still haven’t figured out that the key to investment success isn’t to jump onto the latest fad but instead to commit yourself to a source of knowledge and expertise so that you can learn from unbiased experts instead of being hoodwinked into scams.

Never mind these individuals never even bothered to sign up as a member of the website so they could learn more; so they could begin the process of being transformed from a sheep into a sound investor. 

Never mind any of this common sense. They all want advice from me. And they want it for free.

It doesn't work that way. Anyone offering anything for free is either scamming you or else setting you up to be scammed by others who are paying them. Think how ad-based content works. Think the media. Think Facebook. Think free emails. Do you get the point?  See Free versus Paid Content

Never mind the fact that these individuals ultimately fueled the gold pumping crime syndicate in a variety of ways, from generating thousands of dollars in commissions buying precious metals (some of this money was funneled back into the media in the form of ads and paid hacks).

Never mind they rewarded the gold-pumping con artists at their own expense thereby making the scam a successful business venture for the perpetrators.

The victims of the gold-pumping scam never stopped to think that after all I’ve done to help people avoid being scammed, the least they could do would be to become a member of AVA Investment Analytics so they could support my efforts to help the average Joe.

No, certainly not. Instead, they probably donated money to some of these guys when they went on their ebegging campaigns. 

At the very least they supported the gold-pumping syndicate of scammers by contributing to views which boosted advertisement revenues, promoted these cons as legitimate and credible. At worst they bought gold and silver from them and their buddies. 

Rewarding criminals while punishing the police is the best way to ensure scams continue. 

These individuals wanted a quick fix to a problem that was ultimately conjured up in their own mind. If you fell for the gold-pumping scam it was because you allowed it to happen.

So if you fell for this scam you need to do some real soul searching.

You need to find out why you couldn't see what was so obvious to others.

You need to clear your mind.

You need to learn how to think critically and logically.

Most of all you need to learn how to spot con artists. 

These are among the many topics we address as part of the content outside of the economic and investment research we publish.   

Rather than listen to reason, the victims of the scam constantly repeated the lines fed to them by their cult leaders.

Rather than question agendas and motives, the victims of the scam embraced a kind of fanatical religion preached by the various precious metals ministers.

It didn't matter how obvious it was to others that they were lying or how little credibility they had (think Lindsey Williams and Mike Maloney) or how wrong they've been over and over (think Peter Schiff and Jim Rogers). Precious metals cult members believed every word from every precious metals pumper's mouth. They fell for the scam hook, line and sinker. 

That’s the type of ignorance that’s truly a curse because it's extremely difficult to remedy.

For some, it's impossible to resolve. These are the types of folks destined to fail.

God help these people.  

My mission to expose the liars, their lies and to explain how this syndicate operated in recruiting new cult members while keeping current members from breaking free from the web of deceit began once I spotted a bubble forming in the precious metals market around late-2010.  Remember, I first warned that the bubble would come in July 2009 in Fool's Gold. I even predicted the peak price at $2000.  

I even published an announcement in fall of 2011 that I was selling the last of my silver coins when the price was just under $50 per ounce. 

All along I knew what the result would be. And I realized it wasn’t going to be too pretty for most of the individuals who had been suckered by the precious metals propaganda that was spreading like a California wildfire unless they happened to be a dealer of precious metals or one of the thousands of paid pumpers. 

You see, precious metals dealers and promoters win the game regardless where the price of gold and silver head. I tried to emphasize that point over and over years ago, but the gold bugs just couldn’t see the light. This is typical when you’ve become inducted into a cult.

These same cult members failed to ask themselves if it made sense that the same people who were telling them that fiat currencies were going to be worthless were willing to accept this fiat currency for gold and silver.

And let’s not forget, these are the same characters who have been claiming physical gold and silver have been in short supply for years. Yet, they’ve been anxious to sell you their physical gold and silver for your “worthless” fiat currency. Truly amazing, huh?

Although gold had not yet entered a bubble at the time, all of the essential elements required to create a bubble were already present throughout the internet and broadcast media. So I knew it was coming. It was all so obvious to me. So I felt it was my duty to do something before it was too late. 

I began my crusade to warn the public about an upcoming bubble in precious metals in July 2009. I began these warnings with an article I wrote called Fool’s Gold which was published in three parts.

In this now famous article, Fool’s Gold, I not only discussed the manipulation by gold dealers, I also explained the proper use of gold.  I also warned gold bugs of the need to have an exit strategy instead of holding it forever.

I also laid out a rough multi-decade forecast for gold which included a peak from between $1500 to $2000 per ounce. Thereafter, I predicted the gold bubble would burst and gold would remain in a downward trend for many years, ultimately declining to $300 to $400 where it would remain for many years. See Fool’s Gold (part 2)

As it turned out, thus far I have been 100% correct about gold and silver. 

I actually hold the leading investment forecasting track record in the world since 2006; a claim backed by $1 million.  See here.   

Some of my track record is here (other portions of my investment research track record have either not been released in order to protect the value of our research forecasts or we have not had a chance to post updates since our focus is providing world-class research, not marketing). 

In fact, I even predicted the bullish retracement in gold and silver that began in early 2016. Subscribers to the CCPM Forecaster know this all too well.

Now if you're still waiting for gold to fall to $300 to $400 (I later increased this range to $500) just give it some time.

Remember that this forecast was very rough and was made BEFORE quantitative easing was launched. Finally, it was a forecast for 20 to 30 years from 2009. 

While the precious metals propaganda army was proclaiming this rally in 2016 as the beginning of a new bull market in gold and silver, I specially stated that the upside would last one or two years and would represent a nice selling opportunity because it would only turn out to be a retracement rally from within a long-term bear market as opposed to the beginning of a new bull market in gold.

A few years before this rally, I had even mentioned the possibility that gold and silver could enter a one or two-year bull market that would not last and would not push gold prices beyond $1500. I added that this rally would most likely suck many poorly informed individuals into it as they thought it was the start of a new bull market.  

As is always the case, whenever someone writes or says something that isn’t so positive about gold or silver, the precious metals cult comes out of the wood works reiterating numerous myths and lies they have been told by their gold pumping ring leaders.

After a while of hearing and reading the typical nonsense these cult members rattle off, you can predict just about everything they will say in advance. It's almost like a script. It can be a bit scary to come across some of these individuals because you start to wonder what's going on in their heads. 

At the same time the gold bugs assume individuals who have made disparaging remarks about gold and silver must have an axe to grind or are “bashers.” Without looking into the person’s background or examining their track record, they rattle off their predictable nonsense, like a script. 

Of course, if these cult members were aware of the critical need to look into the background and track record of everyone who opens their mouth, and if they were capable of accurately assessing track records, they wouldn’t be stuck holding gold and silver with huge losses.

As an example, I do not know of a single person in the precious metals pumping syndicate that has a good track record or even has real credibility.

Can you name a single individual from that gang that has a good track record of forecasts?

I can't. In fact, every single one of those slime balls have served as excellent contrarian indicators. 

Can you name a single gold-pumping ring leader who has real credibility?

I can't. 

Is there a single one of these gold shysters that doesn't have a shady past? 

So far I haven't found a single one with a clean slate.

And I’ve investigated just about every single one of these hucksters.

My former clients know I was recommending gold stocks beginning in late-2001 because I sensed the beginning of a bull market in gold; but not due to economic fundamentals.

The fact is that there are no real fundamentals underlying gold and silver pricing other than supply and demand.

The main reason why gold and silver began their bull run during that time was due to the dotcom bubble collapse as well as the impact of 9-11 on the capital markets combined with many years of suppressed gold and silver pricing.

Two years before the financial crisis began I recommended buying gold and silver (America's Financial Apocalypse, 2006) as one component of what end up being extraordinarily lucrative investment strategy. 1

The following image was taken from America's Financial Apocalypse (Extended Version, 2006).

But rather than advising people to buy physical gold and silver unlike what all precious metals dealers were doing, I recommended buying the gold and silver ETFs because they were associated with much lower transaction costs. 

I also preferred ETFs because they were liquid, unlike physical gold and silver.

Finally, I discussed the need to have an exit strategy in gold and silver as well as the need to trade the ETFs in order to reduce risk by exploiting the price volatility.  I reiterated this message in my 2009 article Fool's Gold, as well as in many other articles, videos and audios. 

The following image was taken from America's Financial Apocalypse (Extended Version, 2006).

What can I say?

Shoot me for acting honestly and trying to educate everyday investors while helping them avoid being ripped off by gold dealers.

Incidentally, I think it's important to note that these recommendations for handling precious metals are standard protocol for every legitimate financial professional.

The problem was that there were no legitimate financial professionals pitching gold and silver. There still aren’t any today. And I doubt tomorrow will be any different given the nature of that very shady industry.

At best you had a couple of boiler room stock brokers, at least one of which had previously been accused of fraud by securities industry regulators.

I find it ironic that the same man who was accused of fraudulent marketing practices in the 1990s was pulling the same kinds of stunts in a few years ago, but this time for some reason he got away with it.

Many other figure head precious metals dealers and pumpers came from shady pasts as well.

If the small handful of gold pumpers who came from the financial industry had any real knowledge about finance, economics, valuations and how the capital markets operate, they sure didn’t express this knowledge.

All they were doing was pitching fear and greed while playing on the emotions of confused and worried individuals who simply wanted to do the right thing for their future.

By definition, this was a huge con. It was and remains illegal. That means everyone involved could face legal actions, but only if enough people complain to the right authorities.

Now you know why these gold pumpers are desperate to keep the cult members deluded.

In short, they want the cult members who have lost huge amounts of money (and also stand to lose much more in the future) to keep the hope alive.

But of course they're also hoping to recruit new members in order to rack up more commissions and pump the price of gold and silver up. The problem is that many of these people who were burned as well as younger potential new recruits have moved into cryptocurrencies. 

Yes of course the cryptocurrency market is another scam run by the same gang that's behind the precious metals industry, Wall Street, the banks, the Federal Reserve, the media and many other industries.

By now you know who I'm talking about. If you want to get scammed, this group will make sure it happens.

I would advise everyone to avoid anything being run by Jews unless you have someone by your side who really knows what's going on.

And if you don't understand the tribal nature of Jews you probably don't realize how and why they take over entire industries while everyone on the outside gets hosed. 

Many of these cult members will die still believing the lies they swallowed from the precious metals pumpers.

Others will gradually fade out of the cult and back into reality.

Either scenario will be effective because each one will reduce the odds that a sufficient number of victims will  file a complaints with various state attorneys general and federal trade commission. Most of these victims don't even know who to file complaints with.

Continuation of the propaganda will also act to help ensure various statutes of limitations have come and passed so long as the precious metals cult leaders are able to keep hope alive.   

One of the biggest precious metals pumping cult leaders has the kind of resume you'd expect from this gang of charlatans. He was a high school dropout. And his only work experience prior to selling gold and silver was as a car audio salesman.

After selling car radios, he became one of the hard-sell pitchmen associated with the Robert Kiyosaki’s “cash flow” and “wealth generator” seminar scams.  

Perhaps you've heard about these scams on infomercials if you happen to watch Jerry Springer or Cheaters reruns at 2am or 3am?  They're always set up at hotels near the airport so they can make a fast getaway after they've conned the suckers who show up for the "free" event. 

Anyway, I could go on and on about this epic scam which is not likely to even be recorded in history books since after all, the media was a prime player. And I’m not just talking about the so-called “alternative media.” While frauds like Alex Jones, Jeff Rense and thousands of other liars and con artists consider “alternative media” talking heads were pushing all kinds of crazy conspiracies and fronting wild stories about the economy and such, the so-called mainstream media was also involved in the gold pumping scam.

I’ll just mention a few names to fresh your memory. Peter Schiff, Glenn Beck, Ron Paul, and every single conservative talking head on the radio such as Mark Levine, Jerry Doyle, etc. Think about it.

This article continues.

To continue viewing this entry please sign in to your Client or Member account.

Print article

Restrictions Against Reproduction: No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, scanning, or otherwise, except as permitted under Section 107 or 108 of the 1976 United States Copyright Act, without the prior written permission of the copyright owner and the Publisher.

These articles and commentaries cannot be reposted or used in any publications for which there is any revenue generated directly or indirectly. These articles cannot be used to enhance the viewer appeal of any website, including any ad revenue on the website, other than those sites for which specific written permission has been granted. Any such violations are unlawful and violators will be prosecuted in accordance with these laws.

Article 19 of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.

This publication (written, audio and video) represents the commentary and/or criticism from Mike Stathis or another individual affiliated with Mike Stathis or AVA Investment Analytics (referred to hereafter as the “author”). Therefore, it is only an opinion and thus should not be taken to be factual. There is always a possibility that the author has made one or more unintentional errors, misinterpreted information, and/or excluded information which might have altered the commentary and/or criticisms. Hence, you are advised to conduct your own independent investigation so that you can form your own conclusions. We encourage the public to contact us if we have made any errors in statements or assumptions. We also encourage the public to contact us if we have left out relevant information which might alter our conclusions. We cannot promise a response, but we will consider all valid information.


Doug Casey Has Been Pitching the Exact Same Lines for 40 Years. And His Track Record is Really MISERABLE!

As you watch this interview from 1980, I want you to notice how Casey is questioned by the audience. Members of the audience question Doug Casey's credibility as well as his motives.

Mike Maloney's New Pitch to Siphon Money from His Low IQ Sheep

The annotated images below tell you all you need to know. These guys will keep lying and scamming until the day they die.  ...

EXPOSED: Doug Casey and the Fear-Mongering Syndicate (100 pp e-book)

This presentation required several years of research and effort. It consists of more than 100 pages and contains some of our most insightful analyses and conclusions regarding the fear-mongering, go...

Graphic of the Day: Jim Rogers Proves Once Again He is a Contrarian Indicator

Meanwhile, our research has yielded huge gains from our Indian stock market and economic forecasts.  Avoid Rogers and everyone else promoted by the media as an "expert." The......

Mike Stathis Exposes Jim Rickards and His Gold Pumping Shit Book

I've previously exposed Jim Rickards (see related articles at the end). According to Rickards and the scam artists who put together his internet infomercials at Agora Financial (which also publishes t...

Air Head Nomi Prins Joins Fear-Mongering Profiteer Jim Rickards on the Doom & Gloom Gravy Train

In the video below (first recorded in 2013) Jewess Nomi Prins demonstrates how clueless she is regarding the landscape of the global economy and capital markets. Since this interview was published,...

Revisiting Another Gold-Pumping Doomsday Idiot: John Williams

You might recall an article I wrote a few years ago addressing John Williams, his hyperinflation lunacy and manipulation of the gold market by hacks like Williams.  Dismantling John William...

Another "Brilliant" Call by "Legendary Investor" Jim Rogers

Jim Rogers in early 2013. Notice the fat Jewish weirdo, pinhead loser calling Rogers "one of the insiders of the world financial elite." Too funny!  

Moron of the Month: John Williams

What more do I need to say about Williams that I didn't already cover in the 2011 article I wrote, revealing how clueless he is? Click here to read the landmark article that steamrolled the rid...

Definitive Proof that Jim Rogers is a Contrarian Indicator

Doomsday, broken clock charlatans seem to spread the same message that never changes unless they want to deceive their sheep. 

EXPOSED: Jim Rickards (Part 1)

For the past two or three years now, a new charlatan has risen up from the ranks of the trash bin. Oh and he just happens to be Jewish. Coincidence?  You decide.  This egghead has been get...

Jim Rogers Claims to Own the Dollar Now that it Has Soared!

If this doesn't offer enough evidence that these talking heads are full of shit, I don't know what does. Wake up people. STAY AWAY FROM ALL MEDIA, unless you like being deceived, lied to and ripp...

Mike Stathis Offers Irrefutable Proof that Jim Rogers is a Complete Idiot

These doomsday, broken clock charlatans all seem to spread the same message and that message never changes, does it?   The reason for their obsessive repetition is due to the fact that they......

Stathis Exposes Broken Clock Jim Rogers and the Media (Extended)

Just a few charts added since the video was released...              Below Mike has released Chapter 12 of his own 2007 book showing that he was......

EXPOSED: Doug Casey (Part 1)

In my opinion Doug Casey is a great contrarian indicator and a huge charlatan. And anyone who does not realize this is simply a damn fool. Furthermore, keep in mind that the apple never falls far fr...

Mike Stathis' Message to Jim Rogers - "You're a Dumbass"

WARNING: The following video contains excessive use of mild profanity. Do not watch this video if you are easily offended by cursing.   We decided to make this video public access because......

Mr Gold Scam Man

This could be the best video ever made summing up the entire gold and silver pumping scam (video below; Member/Client login required).     Remember that Mike is not getting paid to save p...

Peter Schiff Using Amateur Bloggers to Write His Gold Propaganda

Last year I exposed the chumps at Casey Research, utilizing Jeff Clark as a prime example of the kinds of clowns you see in the financial publishing industry. Clark is the firm's chief precious m...

Comments on Fannie Mae, Bitcoin, Doug Casey, Jeff Berwick and Real Estate Scams

Here, Mike releases a 30-minute piece where he ties in many learning points.

EXPOSED: Gold and Silver Manipulation by Gold-Pumping, Doomsday Douchebags

This is the best video exposing the gold-pumping, fear-mongering charlatans. Sorry, but if you have fallen for their BS you are naive.

Venezuela & Gold. Critical Lessons for Gold Bugs

Don't let yourself get caught in a bind like Venezuela. Unfortunately, for many of you it's too late because you were foolish enough to listen to used car salesmen.

Mike Stathis Educates CNBC Morons on Gold

Get your pencil and paper ready folks. Once again, class is in session and your lecturer is one of the world's sharpest investment minds on earth.

Average Joe Tells How He Got Ripped off by Mike Maloney

In the video below, a young man tells his story of how he lost more than 50% in silver after buying into Mike Maloney’s bullshit.

Ron Paul: Tool of Controlled Opposition and Gold Pumping Clown

Folks, get ready to see Mike Stathis expose Ron Paul and Alex Jones as controlled opposition. Make sure to have a pencil and paper ready to take notes. After you watch these videos you will never...

This Guy Has a Message for the Doomsday Gold Pumping Charlatans

Does anyone want to join him and his friends?

Peter Schiff's Valcambi Gold Destroys Customers' Purchasing Power

Making terrible predictions, recommending stocks that collapse, being wrong up to 95% of the time on economics, while continuing to demonstrate very little if any value as a financial adviser may not...

"It is a Fact that All Gold Dealers are Con Men" - Mike Stathis

Originally published on October 22, 2013 Watch the video and wake up to the REAL GOLD & SILVER MANIPULATION.

Stathis Nails the Gold & Silver Trade AGAIN

Mike is perhaps best known as one of the top two or three stock market forecasters in the world and with good reason. Anyone who has followed Mikes forecasting knows it just doesn’t get any bett...

Addressing More Myths about Gold and Silver

I wanted to mention some points about gold and silver I have not previously addressed. Many of you who have read our articles on gold will note that I have addressed virtually every aspect of these me...

Why the Gold Bugs Got it All Wrong

The correction in the commodities bubble continues to be driven by weak economic growth. Similar to other assets traded on an open market exchange, commodities pricing is determined primarily by suppl...

Peter Schiff Exposed and the Truth About Gold

The video below says it all...well, not really. There are many other videos required to counter all of the inaccurate promotion of him by the media criminals, but for now this should do.

Stathis on Commodities, Gold and Treasury Yields

 July 2013 Intelligent Investor (Part 1) Opening Statement Originally Published on July 7, 2013   The correction in the commodities bubble continues, as overall global demand continues to...

Stathis Discusses the Fate of Gold and the Global Economy

As we have been discussing for several months, the global economy continues to weaken. Although the establish economists have been forecasting a stronger second half for 2013, we have been warning our...

Gold Charlatans Strike it Rich While Their Sheep Get Fleeced (Part 5)

We saved the BEST and longest part of this series of articles on Gold Charlatans for last.   Note: this is a long article and you may wish to print it out and read parts of it as your lei...

VIDEO: Is Gold a Ponzi Scheme? Listen to Marc Faber's Answer

Just another video showing you that ALL of these media idiots are CLUELESS salesmen with agendas and shitty track records.

VIDEO: Casey Research: A Prime Example of Idiots in the Financial Publishing Business

You aren't going to want to miss this video. I was directed to the Casey Research website after following the trail of one of the doomsday videos that have been plastered by countless hucksters t...

An Alternative Way to Play Gold

Mike discusses an alternative way to play gold that he feels has less risk and more upside.

VIDEO: More "Gold is Money" Brainwashing from Peter Schiff

After you watch this video, you will get a better idea why Peter Schiff fears going up head to head with Mike Stathis on a neutral platform. The two are on completely different levels. One is a clow...

VIDEO: Survey Says Gold Bugs Are Uneducated, Low-Income Sheep

A recent survey has confirmed what I have been pointing out for a long time; gold bugs are naive, easily fooled, unsophisticated investors with low educational attainment.

Gold Analysis & Forecast Video Presentation Released

In this 27-minute video, Mike discusses the technical analysis of gold, covering the short-term possibilities as well as the long-term. He discusses what to watch for, provides guidance for different...

Gold Charlatans Strike it Rich While Their Sheep Get Fleeced (Part 4)

Gold bugs and dealers alike have pumped out so many misconceptions and flat out lies about gold, silver, and the economy that it would be impossible for me to set the story straight in a single articl...

The Gold Price Paradox

As forecast, gold and silver have continued their bearish retreat. This bearish intermediate-term trend has baffled gold bugs, who were certain these precious metals would skyrocket with the announcem...

Gold Charlatans Strike it Rich While their Sheep Get Fleeced (Part 3)

None of these guys who preach doom and advocate gold as your key to salvation will EVER post articles or interview anyone who speaks the truth. The whole idea is to deceive their audience and they fea...

Gold Charlatans Running Out of Excuses as the Dow Hits a New High

UPDATE ON MARCH NEWSLETTERS: After a very harsh bout of the flu, Mike is now back on his feet and is preparing the newsletters.     As a reminder to those of you out there who still haven...

Gold Charlatans Strike it Rich While their Sheep Get Fleeced (Part 2)

Now, if you have not already read this hatchet job on John Williams, I want to encourage you to do so. After reading it, hopefully you will understand how Williams and the rest of these gold bug clown...

Gold Charlatans Strike it Rich While their Sheep Get Fleeced (Part 1)

Gold bugs and dealers alike have pumped out so many misconceptions and flat out lies about gold, silver, and the economy that it would be impossible for me to set the story straight in a single articl...

Gold Propaganda from Raymond Dalio

The other day I was alerted to article by a colleague who knew I wouldn’t be able to resist pointing another example of the type of inaccurate and reckless content spewed from CNBC on a daily ba...

We Nailed the Gold Breakout

Did you get in on the gold break out? We did. The following is part of the gold forecast we presented in the August 2012 Intelligent Investor (published on August 6, 2012).

Comprehensive List of Gold Hacks

We recently added a significant amount of material to our Encyclopedia of Bozos, Hacks, Snake Oil Salesmen and Faux Heroes. This is a publication that will be expanded indefinitely. As we conti...

The Quote of the Year Goes to Charles Munger When Speaking about Gold

“gold is a great thing to sew onto your garments if you’re a Jewish family in Vienna in 1939 but civilized people don’t buy gold – they invest in productive businesses.”

Golden Dreams & Delusions: The Story about Gold You Haven't Heard (PART 7)

Continuing from PART 6 In this series of articles I have been discussing the myths, lies, dreams and delusions about gold, hyperinflation and other nonsense that continues to be flooded into t...

Golden Dreams & Delusions: The Story about Gold You Haven't Heard (PART 6)

Continuing from PART 5 It seems like every day we hear about some guy making gold and silver price forecasts, and these forecasts are invariably ridiculously high.   Some of these hacks i...

Golden Dreams & Delusions: The Story about Gold You Haven't Heard (PART 5)

You certainly don’t have to be an annoying, brainless talking head to make money pumping gold. Anyone without a conscious could have been a millionaire if they had been a gold dealer over the pa...

Golden Dreams & Delusions: The Story about Gold You Haven't Heard (PART 4)

Gold Bugs and Conspiracy Nuts... There are so many silly statements being made by gold bugs that it would take me a very long time to debunk them all. Most of them are not even worth my time to debunk...

Golden Dreams & Delusions: The Story about Gold You Haven't Heard (PART 3)

As I previously discussed, I was very bullish on gold in the past. However, I never positioned it as an investment in the same manner as equities or bonds because there is no credible way to value gol...

Golden Dreams & Delusions: The Story about Gold You Haven't Heard (PART 2)

Continuing from Part 1 Why I Became Cautious on Gold Over the past couple of years as gold pricing soared, I began turning much more cautious as I recognized the increasing wave of manipulation...

Kitco Senior Gold Analyst Agrees with My Views on Gold

As many of you recall, more than a year ago I wrote an article questioning what I felt to be exaggerated, baseless and sensationalist viewpoints and conclusions about the U.S. economy, gold and hyperi...

Golden Dreams & Delusions: The Story about Gold You Haven't Heard (PART 1)

The following article is more than 80 pp. in length and has been divided into 7 parts. This series of articles represents the most insightful analysis on the gold pumping scene ever published. And it...

Dismantling John Williams' Hyperinflation Predictions

If you look around on the various gold bug web sites, you are likely to see the same crowd posting the same lines of hyperinflation and everything else they can conjure up in order to scare people int...

Live Gold & Silver Trading Analysis with Mike Stathis, Limited Slots Available

We are excited to announce that Mike has set aside 8 blocks of time, each lasting up to 20 minutes for a live one-on-one call to investors who want to receive an undated analysis of the recent move in......

Understanding Manipulation of Gold by the Media

While still working on Wall Street, I began recommending gold in late 2001 to my clients just when the bull market had commenced. As you might imagine, it was very difficult to convince older investor...

Understanding the Proper Use of Gold and Silver

For a couple of years now, many investors have been bombarded with claims of hyperinflation and a Zimbabwe-like fate for the U.S. dollar. These gold bugs would have you believe that gold has value as...

Manipulation of Gold and Silver Prices

Many of you know where I stand on gold. Despite having forecast gold to rise to very high prices in America's Financial Apocalypse, the fact is the gold bugs have fooled many to believe gold is a hedg...

Economists Need to Sit Down and Shut Up

I’m really sick and tired of these economists out there who continue to claim that America will not enter a depression. These are the same bozos that have yet to acknowledge the fact that the U....

Kitco: The CNBC of Gold

I was doing some research on gold propaganda and came across some interesting information I wanted to share with readers.  It turns out that Euro Pacific Capital (the brokerage firm Peter Schif...

Fool's Gold (Part 3)

Hopefully, after having read Part 1 and Part 2, you now realize that gold certainly isn’t a hedge against inflation; quite the opposite. Accordingly, a buy-and-hold approach is the worst possibl...

Fool's Gold (Part 2)

In part 1 of this article, I laid out some common sense explanations why gold is best utilized for short-term trading. Furthermore, I emphasized that gold rarely provides a good hedge against inflatio...

Fool's Gold (Part 1)

“…the U.S. might continue its trend towards inflation merely due to continued high oil prices and weakness of the dollar. And only after some disaster such as a Fannie Mae blowup might de...

Don't Bet on Hyperinflation

For several months now, I’ve heard all of this talk of hyperinflation. I’m sure you have too. I’ve seen that word so many times over the past year that I might have even used it with...

0:00
0:00