Posted by on Oct 13, 2013 in Knowledge Center | 0 comments

August 20, 2013 Rome, Italy It was just last week in the Land of the Free that a Federal judge declared Bitcoin to be a currency. And almost immediately after, the SEC announced ‘investigations’ into the digital currency. (You remember the SEC, the guys who are tasked with protecting the public from dodgy investments… yet they routinely give their blessing to the likes of Madoff, Enron, toxic mortgage bonds, etc.) This seems to have started a chain... Read More

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Knowledge Center | 0 comments

October 10, 2013 London, England [Editor’s note: Tim Price, frequent Sovereign Man contributor and Director of Investment at PFP Wealth Management in the UK is filling in for Simon today.] Despite nearly $ 17 trillion reasons, there are investors stupid enough to believe that debt issued by the world’s largest debtor country (i.e. US Treasuries) should be treated as a risk-free asset. This is even more astounding given that the possibility of formal default is only a matter... Read More

Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in Knowledge Center | 50 comments

In a review of the reasons the gold and silver prices collapsed, Mike Maloney spoke with Chris Martenson of Peak Prosperity. Dr. Martenson is a scientist at his core. His Ph.D. is from Duke University, and his MBA in Finance was earned at Cornell. For Dr. Martenson, reaching conclusions simply results from the data, and when it comes to gold and silver, the data is shocking. From the 4,500 tons of missing gold Eric Sprott pointed to in U.S. export figures, to the 300-ton... Read More