The Old Man’s Views

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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It’s All About Perspective

By Tony Westfallen / 05 Apr 2024

Currently, BTC is trading at levels below those reached in the giddy heights of 2021, and it seems that some overhead resistance is building up, which we must break through if the uptrend is going to continue.
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Strength lies in numbers, especially when they’re all positive

By Tony Westfallen / 28 Mar 2024

Picture this: the stock market is on fire, everyone’s excited, and you’re faced with a decision – either join the excitement or stay on the sidelines. It doesn’t really matter if you think the hype is justified or not; ultimately, the market dictates the outcome.
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Chop Suey, Curry, or Sushi?

By Tony Westfallen / 21 Mar 2024

Back in the day, this was the conundrum I often faced after a fruitful day of trading and a few post-work pints swimming in my belly.Today, in the world of investments, it seems like we’ve been stuffing ourselves…
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Is the Market Up Because Trump Is Doing Extremely Well? And Can He Protect the Status of the American Dollar?

By Tony Westfallen / 14 Mar 2024

While Trump may not be the greatest thing since sliced bread, he certainly shines when compared to the current senile old git who currently holds the title of Leader of the Free World.
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The Old Man and Old Investment Products

By Tony Westfallen / 07 Mar 2024

Banging the drum about owning gold has been part of my reports for over two years. While we have seen various new digital products come and go, such as NFTs and land in the metaverse, over this two-year period, gold has outperformed most “here today, gone tomorrow” products because the masses understand gold.
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I had to embark on a journey to clear my mind and gain new perspectives

By Tony Westfallen / 28 Feb 2024

Traditional brokers have often been criticized for selling grand visions to inexperienced investors, and while that stereotype may have held some truth in the past, recent market movements underscore the value of blind optimism.
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Is it time for a decline?

By Tony Westfallen / 22 Feb 2024

It seems to me that the world is becoming increasingly tumultuous with each passing day. As much as I wanted to, I just couldn’t bring myself to spend another week discussing Trump and Fani, or indeed, Trump’s 354-million dollars stolen by a crazy judge.
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Navigating Economic Realities Amid Political Turbulence

By Tony Westfallen / 15 Feb 2024

As we examine on a year characterized by a flurry of elections across various regions, it becomes increasingly vital to approach economic assessments with discernment. Amidst the cacophony of claims from both incumbents and opposition voices…
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In a world of eternal optimism and ever-increasing stock markets, why is it always the Bulls whom the rest of the world has to bail out?

By Tony Westfallen / 08 Feb 2024

FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) isn’t exclusive to young crypto traders; historically, it applies to stock traders and those managing pension funds. More importantly, it serves as the driving force behind the growth of the financial industry.
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