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Why Gold Disappointed Some Last Year

Why Gold Disappointed Some Last Year

Gold investors always want more! Last year saw sharply higher inflation around the world, a war in Europe, with stocks and other assets down: a perfect trifecta for gold.

Scary Macros, Rising Debt, Failing Trust and Simple Gold

Scary Macros, Rising Debt, Failing Trust and Simple Gold

Heading into 2023, the macros look anything but pretty.

Staying Ahead In A Fast-Paced Environment

Staying Ahead In A Fast-Paced Environment

For this article, we were asked to elaborate on our view on the impact of rising interest rates on real estate investments. After a general introduction to current topics, we will outline what we consider critical factors for this popular asset class in the newly changed interest rate environment.

The Stability of Gold Vs the ''Honesty'' of Governments

The Stability of Gold Vs the ''Honesty'' of Governments

Gold’s historic 2,300% leap in the 1970s from $35 to $850 per ounce occurred right after President Nixon took the US off the gold standard.

Profitability and Banking In St Helena

Profitability and Banking In St Helena

Our dedicated interview with JOSEPHINE GEORGE, Managing Director at Bank of St. Helena Ltd, documents the activity behind the government-owned bank based in the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. Executive Global discuss lending, personal and commercial banking with the head of the pre-eminent institution located on the island in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean.

Monetary Chickens Coming Home to Roost

Monetary Chickens Coming Home to Roost

The narrative from Wall Street is that inflation has peaked, the Fed is winding down, the bear market is over, and a new bull market has begun.

Monetisation Is Inflation! Skynet Is the Virus!

Monetisation Is Inflation! Skynet Is the Virus!

Political leaders and bankers appear to be trying to patch a leaky pipe without the right tools, in the way they are currently dealing with the instability of the global economy, says Oliver Taylor.

A Haggai 2:8 Economy

A Haggai 2:8 Economy

”The Silver is Mine, and the Gold is Mine, Saith the Lord of Hosts.’’ It seems that ever since he’s been in charge, God Himself has considered gold and silver to be the ultimate form of monetary value, says Shannon Berkley.

Profitability in Financial Literacy

Profitability in Financial Literacy

Our special interview on Profitability with SHARON LECHTER, entrepreneur, businesswoman, international speaker and CEO of the Pay Your Family First education company, underlines the importance of financial literacy through investing as a tool for creating financial freedom, as Executive Global profile the award-winning co-author of the Rich Dad Poor Dad book series.

The Ecstasy of Gold

The Ecstasy of Gold

Surely, each of us has, or had at some point, paper money in the pocket: $5, $10, $20, $100...But how much is it really worth? We would like to believe that the answer to this question is “as much as it’s written on the banknote”, writes Oliver Taylor.

Debunking Universal Basic Income

Debunking Universal Basic Income

Trying times are upon us. As economies around the globe came to a sudden halt, exposing the instability of a system many thought infallible, the illusion of order began to crumble.

The Biggest Short

The Biggest Short

The upcoming global economic crisis that is going to send tremors through the world between 2017 and 2020, by now is not news, as several respected economists, such as James Rickards and Harry Dent, have not only been warning us of the looming collapse, but they have also suggested that with an out-of-the-box approach, one could even gain from this predicament, says Oliver Taylor.

AIM: Investment Outlook Q4 2016

AIM: Investment Outlook Q4 2016

The global macroeconomic environment is clearly exhibiting signs of slow growth, given the political uncertainty across many regions.

The Ultimate Margin Call

The Ultimate Margin Call

The financial crisis of 2007-2008 was the work of greed, enabled by the power of credit. It was a groundbreaking event that shook the American, the western and the worldwide economy at its very foundations and though central banks do their best to project an illusion of stability after the collapse has rocked their system, the crisis continues to affect the lives of millions of Americans to this day, writes Oliver Taylor.

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