A quick-reading overview of news, the markets, and fascinating information about each of our investing focal points - all geared to help you make well-informed investment decisions.

Another Central Bank Hits the Panic Button

The ECB hits the panic button; hedge funds are in bed with central bankers; and the black swans that could ignite a bull market

Gold Is Not “Dead and Buried”

Gold bulls are coming out of the woodwork; China could spark a gold rally; and the rise of part-time work is hiding the true rate…

Buffett Takes a Page from the “Inflation King’s” Playbook

Warren Buffet knows his economic history. That's why he's preparing for hyperinflation.

Democrats on the Attack: No Bank Is “Too Big to Jail”

Bankers are getting nervous again, and with good reason; and can a little-known document get Edward Snowden out of Russia?

Countries Are Stockpiling Gold to Prepare for the Death of Fiat Money

While some are hoarding gold, others are paying with it.

Good News from Europe Is Bad News for Bond Markets

Perversity pervades the global market; and good news for precious metals

It’s Shopping Season for Gold Miners

Gold miners' reserves are falling, the stock market is on the brink, and governments want to tax everything everywhere.

Governments Have Declared War on Paper Cash

The war on cash is heating up; gold miners refuse to go bankrupt; and why it’s smart not to invest in smart drugs.

Russia Loads Up on Gold, Dumps US Treasuries

Capitalizing on psychological technology, counting on Millennials obsession with social media, and much more

Governments Want to Enslave You with Digital Cash

US presidential elections may become battles for influence among the über-wealthy

Doug Casey: Most of the World’s Banks Are Headed for Collapse

Another banking crisis is inevitable says Doug Casey; the bull and bear arguments for oil; and the math behind the Apple Watch’s gold consumption

Buck Buck Braawwk: The Fed Will Chicken Out, Won’t Raise Rates This Year

Reading the Fed’s runes; Andorra could be the next Cyprus; and why it’s tough to be a contrarian.

Betting on a Quick Oil Recovery? Beware the “Fracklog”…

Bet on a short-term oil rebound at your own peril

The Biggest Energy Deal in a Decade: Shell Bets Big on Oil Recovery

Does Shell’s energy deal reek of desperation?