The Old Man and the Markets

Since the beginning of this year (see my report on January 18th), in addition to Gold, I have also suggested that people look into commodity markets, specifically copper, aluminium, corn, wheat, and Natural Gas, and consider buying these products on any further weakness.
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Great News: Unemployment in the UK is rising, and salary growth is declining 

That means savers will get a lower return on their money because the BOE can lower interest rates. How some perceive this as “good news” is beyond me, but this is how many commentators present the situation.
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In God we Trust, but will the wheels come off the EU trolley?

A quick scan of the financial news Monday morning suggests that Gold is the only commodity to own, cash is King, along with shares in Apple, and the EU is doomed unless the majority of increasingly poor Europeans start spending money.
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Time to stop cheering the wrong people! You can’t trust anyone!

This week, I aimed to delve into the potential risks posed by Black Rock and examining how they’ve reshaped the narrative surrounding Bitcoin, ultimately leveraging their financial and political clout to potentially impact the industry detrimentally.
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The Menace of Political Propaganda: Undermining Investment Decisions in a World of Biased Information

In the intricate realm where politics and markets intersect, the impact of political propaganda cannot be underestimated. As a young analyst, my role involved meticulously collecting statistical data and staying abreast of the latest news to forecast future price action.
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A generation of surrender monkeys, making money by helping the government steal it

Being raised by people who lived and fought during WWII, it can be no surprise I look at things differently to younger generations, who don’t mind dumping their morality to earn a couple of bucks.
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A new monarch, a new era?

The new Monarch, prompted calls to abolish the Monarchy. But haven’t we had enough of instability, and pointless sideshows?
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The future is here, and it is not pretty

Artificial intelligence is the day’s headline news, with people flooding to use ChatGPT and similar programs. Artificial intelligence (AI) is much more than that though – it is not a toy.
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The Old Man’s Views What are we going to do now?

I shed a few tears on Monday when my Queen, Elizabeth, was finally put to rest. Her burial signified an end of an era, and like any end, it means things will change.   In the UK, we can debate the Monarchy’s future; will Charles III will be a good King? How long will it…
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The Old Man’s Views I take a few weeks off, and the world turns upside down. Or has it?

Refreshing the batteries by getting out and seeing a few different sights is always good.   However, losing your Queen is devastating.   The Queen is dead. Long live the King! That sounds all well and good, but for many of us, the loss of Elizabeth II is a hard pill to take. I don’t…
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