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Steve Saville

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Steve Saville's Opinion & Analysis
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Inserted below is a chart that compares the long-term inflation-adjusted (IA) performances of several markets. This chart makes some interesting points, such as: 1) Market volatility increased ...
The more an invalid piece of information is quoted as if it were true, the closer it will come to being widely viewed as correct. Here are four examples that spring to mind: 1) The claim that there is...
A recent article posted at Casey Research trumpets the view that the petrodollar system is on its last legs and that when it dies — quite possibly in 2017 — it will be a massively ...
If the future were 100% certain then there would be no reason to have any monetary savings. You could be fully invested all of the time and only raise cash immediately prior to cash being needed. By ...
In response to the 2007-2009 financial crisis, policy-makers in the U.S. who had absolutely no idea what caused the crisis enacted legislation that would supposedly prevent such a crisis from ...
For an industrial commodity with a liquid futures market, the “term structure” of the futures market is the most useful — perhaps even the only useful — indicator of whether ...
As the financial world waits with bated breath for details of Donald Trump’s “phenomenal” tax plan, it’s important to understand that regardless of what Trump announces on the ...
The chart displayed near the end of this discussion is effectively a pictorial representation of what Keynesian economists call a paradox* (“Gibson’s Paradox”) and Austrian ...
It’s not just Donald Trump. Many political leaders around the world operate under the misconception that a trade deficit is a problem to be reckoned with. This misconception has been the root of...
Here are a few of the charts that currently have my attention: 1) The industrial metals bottomed (in price) as a group early last year. They were then led higher as a group by iron-ore, the metal that...