Once you hear those same processionals, financial advisers, your neighbors, your friends and the local shoeshine boy talking about gold investments at cocktail parties, you’ll know it’s time to sell. For now, they still have no idea what’s coming, making this an optimal time to consider the one asset that has survived the test of time throughout history and the many varieties of crises that have been wrought upon humankind.
It’s time to lift the new iron curtain that is descending across Europe. Russia and the United States have many interests in common: a new cold war, which could easily escalate into a hot war, is in no one’s interests.
Just when I thought 2016 couldn’t get any weirder, what with a bombastic reality television star facing a grossly corrupt sociopath for the heavyweight championship of America, our Democrat pals to find a way to make it infinitely so. This week, the party of President Barack Obama took it upon themselves to grind the wheels of government to a dead stop. Their proudly stated goal: the end of civil liberties guaranteed by the Constitution to the American people.
Britain is leaving the European Union. But that reality doesn’t begin to tell the story of the larger historical forces at work that are reshaping global politics, the global economy, and global culture and have been for much of the last decade.