Between a Rock and a Hard Place

This is where Trump finds himself today. To send in the troops or not. Let’s back up a bit first to see why this is such a conundrum. The first thing that I note is the fact that the most pervasive rioting and lawlessness is overwhelmingly in the states “governed” – and I use that word very loosely, by people that call themselves liberals which itself is odd because when I look up the word it says this means a

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Shortages Are Not Just For Ivan

The USSR was known for many things. Shortages were absolutely one of them. It was so bad that you could wait for up to 10 years to order and receive a car. And after that 10 year wait you got to be the proud owner of one of these. And of course  you could only order one if you were rich, and by rich of course this meant part of government. Everyone else you see was poor. And NO not,

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Resource Insider
Jamie Keech

This Is How The World’s Top Mining Investors Make Money

We’ve discussed why commodities are so damn cheap and why you need to own gold miners, not gold bars. Today we are going to talk about the benefits of private placement investments and how they can offer outsized returns. In this article and video, I discuss: What are private placements? How can they benefit your portfolio? Real examples in our current portfolio; and How to gain access to these opportunities. See the video here: Private Placements… What are They? A

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Resources
Jamie Keech

You Need to Own Gold Miners, not Gold Bars

We’ve already discussed why commodities are so damn cheap. Now we are going to address why you need to own mining stocks and not just physical silver and gold. In this article and video I discuss: The leading indicator of a precious metals bull market; The advantages of own stock in a mining company vs. physical bullion; The downsides to physical metals and ETFs; Why not all miners are created equal; and How much money can you really make? See

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Current Affairs/Politics
Chris MacIntosh

LTCM, The GFC and Covid-19. THIS Connects all Three

“It is the certainty that they possess the truth that makes men cruel. -Anatole France, novelist, essayist, Nobel laureate (1844-1924)” LTCM You may not remember it but for finance geeks we either remember, or have heard of the debacle that was the giant bond trading hedge fund Long Term Capital Management  that grew from  $1.25 billion at launch to over $100 billion in under 3 years! Admittedly I was still at high school trying to ogle teenage girls cleavage when

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Bitcoin
Jon de Wet

Colliding Brain Cells with a Savvy Venezuelan (Part 2)

For those of you tuning back in and for those of you freshly reading this anew, we continue to travel into the mind, the history and background of a Venezuelan, that for privacy reasons we shall call Carlos (which according to a non-descript website during a quick Google, is widely viewed as Venezuela’s most popular boy’s name). Carlos is widely travelled, an early investor in Bitcoin and other alternative assets, and is an avid believer in individual sovereignty.

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Why are Commodities so Damn Cheap?

Relative to the S&P 500, commodities are the cheapest they’ve been in more than 50 years. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated a global paradigm shift that had already begun to take place. Investors that are prepared today stand to make significant profits. In this article and video I discuss: The financial paradigm shift that will reform the global landscape; Why commodities are about significantly rise in value; How investors can take advantage of this to make huge returns; and The

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