Things Are About To Take A Different Turn In 2015
- Insights from an in-depth discussion with Steen Jakobsen of Saxo Bank.
- Jakobsen sees a dip in the markets in the first half of 2015, seven years after the 2008 collapse started.
- Entrepreneurs have the potential to turn the business cycle positive in 2015.
- Gold should go higher in the second half of 2015, after deflation has dipped in the first half of the year.
10 Remarkable Gold And Silver Trends Going Into 2015
- Gold and silver prices are not showing any sign of a major rally in the short run.
- Several trends in the physical market are revealing great strength.
- The generally accepted pessimism towards the metals is not reflected in the gold and silver market trends.
Japan On Track For A Textbook Bust
- Japan's real economy is deteriorating significantly.
- Government spending is the only economic driver in the real economy.
- Japanese households are losing purchasing power as a result of the monetary policy.
- Japan is a textbook example of the Austrian boom and bust cycle theory.
Anti-Gold Propaganda Prevails In Swiss Vote
- The majority of votes of most individual cantons were against the initiative.
- Public votes are still not final, but indications show that about 25% of the population voted for the initiative.
- The initiative has failed to pass, but the awareness has been increased.
- This initiative started a debate, a debate not only about gold, but about the nature of money itself and monetary management in general.
Illusioned By The Economic 'Recovery'
- ECB President Mario Draghi is daring banks to test the controversial asset-backed securities buying program.
- The West is holding on to the small recovery indicators and close to zero inflation. Western economies are in a battle for growth.
- The names of the monetary programs change, but the outcome is the same: injecting more money into the system.
Gold Relative To Monetary Base At All-Time Low
- The new In Gold We Trust report calculates the next 12 month price target at the 1,500 USD level.
- Longer term, the author expects a parabolic trend acceleration, with a long-term target of 2,300 USD by the end of the cycle.
- Monetary policies are the key driver of gold's bullish fundamental case.
Why The Bust Is Inevitable According To Austrian Business Cycles
- According to the Austrian Business Cycle Theory, the central bank is largely responsible for the boom-and-bust cycles we encounter on a regular basis.
- In order to rectify the situation, the market has to endure the correction process in order to readjust itself.
- We are reaching the top (boom phase) of the long-term cycle, meaning we are slowly but surely approaching a devastating bust.
- Holding a scarce asset with absolutely no counterparty risk (in particular physical gold or silver) affords investors a “hedge” against the coming crisis.
Uranium Energy Corp.: Cheapest Uranium Producer With Strongest Balance Sheet
- A bearish article on UEC last week appeared to have incorrect information.
- Management of UEC is smartly adapting operations and strategy in order to adapt to the current difficult market conditions.
- The balance sheet, cash position and debt situation of UEC are excellent for a junior uranium miner.
- UEC offers high leverage to shareholders when the uranium spot price reverses trend, something that will inevitably happen.
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