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Gold Price Could Surge In December! Here’s Why (+2K Views)

On 30 November 2014 the Swiss people will vote on ‘The Swiss Gold Initiative’ in a national referendum giving them the opportunity to determine not just the fate of their own financial system but also to be the catalyst for the return to sound money in the Western World.

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The USD Is Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel These Days

No matter how you look at it, the U.S. dollar is very weak - very close to its all-time lows. If the value of the dollar says anything about the world's confidence in the U.S. economy, the message is quite pessimistic. The only good thing to be said is that there is a lot of bad news that is priced into the dollar. It might be tough for things to get much worse. (Words: 1054; Charts: 7))

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Profit from Swiss Government's Likely Abandonment of Franc/Euro Peg – Here's How

The Swiss franc is pegged to the euro at 1.2 EUR/CHF (Chart 1) so if the euro keeps going lower and lower against other currencies, the Swiss franc will do the exact same thing. However, if Switzerland were to de-peg the Swiss franc from the euro, there would be a tremendous upside in the Swiss franc. [That being the case, how can one best profit from such an eventuality?] Words: 265

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Which Investments Are the Best Safe Havens In A Financial Crisis? (+3K Views)

As investors look for safe havens in a potential market panic, I am reminded of the adage, "In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king." Today, I see several metaphorical one-eyed men in this land of the blind that could serve as safe havens were there to be a market panic. All of them have significant flaws. In this post I would like to discuss them one by one. Words: 780

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Your Savings and Investments Will Be in Dire Jeopardy Going Into 2012 Unless….. (+2K Views)

The United States is now so far in debt, it will never be able to pay it off, that is, without hyper-inflation. That subject alone will require many more articles than this. The sky is not falling (yet) but your savings and investments are in dire jeopardy going into 2012. You might wish to now do something to protect yourself. [May I offer the following investment ideas.] Words: 1648

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With U.S. Facing Default Where Should You Put Your Money?

With the United States quickly approaching the deadline for raising the limit on its debt load, squeamish investors are thinking about how they can preserve their hard-earned money. [Let's discuss the alternatives: gold and silver, cash, currencies other than the USD and the VIX.] Words: 683

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Move Aside USD: The New Safe Haven Currency is the "Swissie"

According to conventional market wisdom, there are three safe haven currencies: the Swiss franc, Japanese yen, and US dollar. It is to these currencies that investors flock whenever there is a crisis, or merely an outbreak of uncertainty, and for much of the period following the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the three were closely correlated [but that is nolonger the case as the title of this article so indicates. Let me show you what has happened of late.] Words: 670

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