April Q&A: New Answers on Stocks, Gold, Uranium, Junk Bonds and More

Welcome to our latest round of Q&A! This time, my insightful readers didn’t just have questions – they had answers.

  • One reader offered an excellent recommendation for how to play the HY bond market – and I wholeheartedly agreed.
  • Another brought up a unique way to play gold. (I’m considering incorporating it into my 2016 Gold Briefing.)

We also have some great questions about uranium…mining stocks…my VRX outlook…and my timing for the Super Crash.

Plus a good, healthy dose of old-fashioned paranoia.

Thanks for reading, asking and answering. (And of course, you can add your own contribution to the discussion here.)

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How to Protect Yourself from DB’s “Gold and Silver Fix”

Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB) just can’t seem to get out of its own way.

Having been in trouble with the New York Fed for years for a series of serious regulatory problems, the European giant just admitted that it engaged in a conspiracy to rig gold and silver prices with HSBC and ScotiaBank.  Silver and gold futures traders sued them alleging that the three banks, which dominate the silver market, used their power to rig prices in the precious metals and their derivatives.  Silver traders sued DB, HSBC, Bank of Nova Scotia and UBS while gold traders added Barclays and Societe Generale.

I’m shocked, simply shocked to learn that people were gambling at Rick’s Café.

DB is the only bank that has settled these claims so far.  But it didn’t just admit it broke the law.  Proving the adage that there is no honor among thieves, DB also offered to turn over evidence on its co-conspirators who have not settled the case.

If you can’t trust your fellow thieves, there’s no justice in the world.

And for investors, of course, it’s become increasingly clear that you can’t trust the markets.

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