Some of the Non-Convention News That Fits…

“The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.” … Franklin P. Adams, columnist (1881-1960) July 26: Gold $1320.70 up $1.40. Silver: $19.66 up 4 cents          Papa John’s stock was upgraded… Continue Reading

“Just slip out the back, Jack,  Make a new plan, Stan, Don’t need to be coy, Roy,  Hop on the bus, Gus, Don’t need to discuss much,  Just drop off the key, Lee.”  June 28: Gold $1315.30 down $7.20.  Silver: $17.84 up 10 cents July 5: Gold $1356.40 + $19.70. Silver: $19.87 + 33 cents… Continue Reading

The Most Interesting Man and the Gold Market

The Most Interesting Man and The Gold Market “It’s never too early to start beefing up your obituary.” Most Interesting Man March 8: Gold $1262.10 down $1.10. Silver: $15.38 down 24 cents          The thing about most early bull markets is…they’re usually quiet. You wait…and wait for some sign that there really is a bull… Continue Reading

Gold Arithmetic

Gold Arithmetic “If you want to lead an extraordinary life, find out what the ordinary do – and don’t do it.” Tommy Newberry, writer and motivational speaker February 16: Gold $1207.50 down $31.60. Silver $15.33 down 45 cents.          Gold had trouble today at the Comex. I doubt if recent news had anything to do… Continue Reading

Nobody Cares

Nobody Cares “When you reevaluate your investment holdings, consider selling some of the losers instead of the winners.” Inside the Investors’ Brain by Richard Peterson            January 19th: Gold $1089.90 down $1.60. Silver $14.11 up 23 cents            With all the turmoil in the financial world, you would THINK the price of gold would… Continue Reading

Skynet Time?

Skynet Time? “For my final exam, I’ll ask the same old questions, but I’ll change the answers.” Sheldon Tefft, Hastings Equity Law Professor, and Foghorn teacher          I noticed that the stock markets are experiencing a tad bit of turmoil the past few days. But the endings of Bull Markets have historically looked like this.… Continue Reading

Foghorn Plays A Round at Petro Carnoustie

“It has been observed that absolute idiots play the steadiest golf.”  19th Century Golf Writer, Sir Walter Simpson Last Saturday broke gray and overcast in LA, and I headed off to my scheduled round of golf at a new course, Petro Carnoustie GC.  The weatherman said there was a mere 23.5526% chance of rain.  Petro… Continue Reading