Tony Westfallen

The Old Man and the Markets

By Tony Westfallen / 17 May 2024

Since the beginning of this year (see my report on January 18th), in addition to Gold, I have also suggested that people look into commodity markets, specifically copper, aluminium, corn, wheat, and Natural Gas, and consider buying these products on any further weakness.
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Great News: Unemployment in the UK is rising, and salary growth is declining 

By Tony Westfallen / 16 May 2024

That means savers will get a lower return on their money because the BOE can lower interest rates. How some perceive this as “good news” is beyond me, but this is how many commentators present the situation.
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Reflecting on Crypto: Are We Heading in the Right Direction?

By Tony Westfallen / 10 May 2024

The crypto world has been booming lately, catching the eye of many young investors. With so much money flying around and new digital coins and tokens popping up left and right…

In God we Trust, but will the wheels come off the EU trolley?

By Tony Westfallen / 09 May 2024

A quick scan of the financial news Monday morning suggests that Gold is the only commodity to own, cash is King, along with shares in Apple, and the EU is doomed unless the majority of increasingly poor Europeans start spending money.
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When things go wrong or the markets become quiet, we must put in more effort

By Tony Westfallen / 03 May 2024

While Gold seems to be holding steady for now, the lustre has faded from BTC. As we step into May, I must admit I’ve been rather quiet this year on the trading front, particularly concerning Crypto and equities.

Time to stop cheering the wrong people! You can’t trust anyone!

By Tony Westfallen / 02 May 2024

This week, I aimed to delve into the potential risks posed by Black Rock and examining how they’ve reshaped the narrative surrounding Bitcoin, ultimately leveraging their financial and political clout to potentially impact the industry detrimentally.
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Beware the Social Media Mirage

By Tony Westfallen / 25 Apr 2024

Beware the Social Media Mirage: Navigating Capital Markets Amidst the Influencer Deluge: In the age of the internet, information flows like a mighty river, but amidst its torrents lie treacherous currents. Nowhere is this truer than in the realm of capital markets…
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The halving of bitcoin and other ramblings

By Tony Westfallen / 24 Apr 2024

While it’s true that the cryptocurrency space is often filled with bullish sentiment and lofty price predictions, it’s crucial to approach such discussions with a critical eye and an understanding of market dynamics.

What on Earth is Normal?

By Tony Westfallen / 18 Apr 2024

“Normal” is a massive word that means very little. I hear people talking about a return to normal levels of inflation, but when I was a young guy, the normal rate of inflation was around 10%. So, when people today talk about inflation getting back to normal, do they mean 10% or 2%?
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Let Them Eat Cake!

By Tony Westfallen / 11 Apr 2024

As much as we want to see Central Banks reduce interest rates until they are back below 2%, it’s a massive ask in the current economic environment. Our natural optimism and love of history repeating…
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