Category: Financial Markets

The Next Big Score…?

To want to own gold can be a strange and terrible affliction. What incites such an urge in the otherwise sensible and rational investor? Why do we listen as the would be “gold guru” in his poorly fitting suit, hair slicked back in a twirl of pomade, climbs to the

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Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

The Biggest Monetary Experiments in History: Part 1

… and all at the same time. Last week was a humdinger. Three things happened: One Firstly, our pasta-eating friends, after having experienced firsthand a blizzard of accelerating violent crime… and watching their previously gentrified neighbourhoods reconfigured into ghettos resembling the Maghreb, decided enough was enough and said “non piu”. Italy

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Resources, You Say? Whyfore?

Today I’m sharing a question from a subscriber: Chris, Love your work and it’s been making me money but your case for the new service with Jamie focussed on private placements in resources is hard for me to digest. I used to follow (name redacted) as well as a few

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When Hero Worship Is Taken Seriously

Hero worship. It’s a mental illness, and it’s come knocking on Elon Musk’s door. There are online groups numbering in the tens of thousands dedicated solely to posting Musk material: what he’s wearing, saying, where and when he’s defecating. There have been others before him that have gathered worshipers. He’s

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Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

Lie-Bor: Pitchforkers Rejoice

There’s a bit of a hullabaloo going on at the moment about LIBOR. And in truth, it is a pretty big deal. Yes, even bigger than whether or not Stormy Daniels got jiggetty with an old guy wearing a wig. And get this… even bigger than Kanye’s man-love for the same

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