Melvin Pasternak

Analyst Articles

Gold is one of the most malleable and least reactive elements known to man. It’s used for both practical and symbolic purposes. Historically, gold has been one of the most common forms of monetary exchange throughout human history. Its secondary place to paper currency did not… Read More

Over the past year or so, one of the biggest stories in all of finance is the soaring price of basic commodities like cotton, crude oil, coffee, corn, and soybeans. Many of these raw materials have soared 33%-50% in price since last summer.   But make sure to… Read More

Over the past year or so, one of the biggest stories in all of finance is the soaring price of basic commodities like cotton, crude oil, coffee, corn, and soybeans. Many of these raw materials have soared 33%-50% in price since last summer.   But make sure to… Read More

The biggest news in the market this week: Gold has broken “out of the box.”   Longtime readers know we’ve been steady and unrelenting bulls on the ultimate “anti-paper” form of money, gold, for over eight years (since even before… Read More

When most “Main Street” investors think about traders, they envision people taking massive risks and churning their accounts constantly to eke out small gains over and over again. In reality, though, that mental image isn’t very accurate; for real world traders, minimizing… Read More

When most “Main Street” investors think about traders, they envision people taking massive risks and churning their accounts constantly to eke out small gains over and over again. In reality, though, that mental image isn’t very accurate; for real world traders, minimizing… Read More