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Should I Buy Gold Today or Wait? 6 Factors to Consider

SHOULD I BUY GOLD TODAY OR WAIT?

Here’s an excellent question from a reader which we received a few years ago. It’s about whether to buy gold today or wait. Even though he asks whether the “powers that be” will let the stock market crash while Obama is in power, it’s still relevant today. Why? Because it shows the things we think might […]

Bank Capital Changes: What is the RBNZ Preparing For?

Bank Capital Changes: What is the RBNZ Preparing For?

The New Zealand central bank is aiming to increase the amount of capital New Zealand Banks must hold. Why would they want to do this? Does the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) see some troubles looming on the horizon? Read on to find out… IMF’s Dire Warning on Global Economy In the Herald in […]

Bank Failure | Could it Happen in NZ? | The Reserve Bank Thinks So

Could a Bank Failure happen in NZ

Back in 2011 we were reading a Zero Hedge article with the rather long headline: “Futures Plunge As Fed Discloses New Stress Test: Fears US Banks Will Need To Raise Tens Of Billions In New Capital”. This article outlined how the US Federal Reserve was intending to stress test 6 large US banks against a […]

History Says Gold Performs Well Before, During and After a Financial Crisis

Prices and Charts Looking to sell your gold and silver? Visit this page for more information Buying Back 1oz NZ Gold 9999 Purity $1859 Buying Back 1kg NZ Silver 999 Purity $687 Gold Bouncing Back This Week NZD gold has jumped quite sharply this past week. Up over 1 percent. It is now sitting not too far below the February (and multiyear) […]

NZ “Boltholes”to Escape a Financial Volcanic Eruption. Plus Bonds vs Gold

As we mentioned last week Dan Denning of the Bill Bonner Letter is on a scouting trip to New Zealand. Reporting back to their (mainly American) readership on the benefits of a “bolthole” down under. We thought it worth sharing Dan’s report on his trip to the beaches north of Auckland – an area we […]

Michael Pento on the Yield Curve, Recession and Why This Time is Not Different

Yield Curve, Recession and Why This Time is Not Different In this very good interview with Micheal Pento of Pento Portfolio Strategies, Pento explains why the yield curve is not dropping simply due to low European bond interest rates. He also talks about: The real reason the yield curve is inverting What an inverted yield […]

Rich Dad Poor Dad Author Robert Kiyosaki Warns Australia of ‘Biggest Crash in History’: Should You Listen?

Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki, this week sounded a warning to Australia to be prepared for the “biggest crash in world history”. “Unfortunately we had a big crash in 2000, they called it the dotcom crash, then in 2008 it was the subprime real estate crash. The next is going to be the […]

NZX50 Near Highs But This Indicator Says the NZ Economy is Slowing Sharply

NZX50 Near Highs But This Indicator Says the NZ Economy is Slowing Sharply

The New Zealand share market index, the NZX50 reached a new all time high earlier this month of 9084.04. Today the index is only just down from all time highs at 8953. So surely this is an indicator of a robust economy? And given share markets are meant to be forward thinking, a sign that […]

The 5 Biggest Market Risks That Billionaires are Hedging Against

The 5 Biggest Market Risks That Billionaires are Hedging Against

If you’ve studied the history of markets, you know that sentiment can turn on a dime. Whether it is an unexpected wake-up call like the collapse of Lehman Brothers, or simply the popping of a bubble that’s blown too big, the tides can shift in a matter of hours or days. No one knows this […]

Coming Soon, The Worst Crash Of Our Lifetime

We first met Darryl Schoon  a couple of years after the gathering he mentions below in 2007 – he is a passionate and enthusiastic guy! It has been 10 years since the beginnings of the financial crisis that he witnessed back then. He – and others – argue that we are due for Part 2 […]

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