Best of the Week
Most Popular
1. Investing in a Bubble Mania Stock Market Trending Towards Financial Crisis 2.0 CRASH! - 9th Sep 21
2.Tech Stocks Bubble Valuations 2000 vs 2021 - 25th Sep 21
3.Stock Market FOMO Going into Crash Season - 8th Oct 21
4.Stock Market FOMO Hits September Brick Wall - Evergrande China's Lehman's Moment - 22nd Sep 21
5.Crypto Bubble BURSTS! BTC, ETH, XRP CRASH! NiceHash Seizes Funds on Account Halting ALL Withdrawals! - 19th May 21
6.How to Protect Your Self From a Stock Market CRASH / Bear Market? - 14th Oct 21
7.AI Stocks Portfolio Buying and Selling Levels Going Into Market Correction - 11th Oct 21
8.Why Silver Price Could Crash by 20%! - 5th Oct 21
9.Powell: Inflation Might Not Be Transitory, After All - 3rd Oct 21
10.Global Stock Markets Topped 60 Days Before the US Stocks Peaked - 23rd Sep 21
Last 7 days
CATHY WOOD ARK GARBAGE ARK Funds Heading for 90% STOCK CRASH! - 22nd Jan 22
Gold Is the Belle of the Ball. Will Its Dance Turn Bearish? - 22nd Jan 22
Best Neighborhoods to Buy Real Estate in San Diego - 22nd Jan 22
Stock Market January PANIC AI Tech Stocks Buying Opp - Trend Forecast 2022 - 21st Jan 21
How to Get Rich in the MetaVerse - 20th Jan 21
Should you Buy Payment Disruptor Stocks in 2022? - 20th Jan 21
2022 the Year of Smart devices, Electric Vehicles, and AI Startups - 20th Jan 21
Oil Markets More Animated by Geopolitics, Supply, and Demand - 20th Jan 21
WARNING - AI STOCK MARKET CRASH / BEAR SWITCH TRIGGERED! - 19th Jan 22
Fake It Till You Make It: Will Silver’s Motto Work on Gold? - 19th Jan 22
Crude Oil Smashing Stocks - 19th Jan 22
US Stagflation: The Global Risk of 2022 - 19th Jan 22
Stock Market Trend Forecast Early 2022 - Tech Growth Value Stocks Rotation - 18th Jan 22
Stock Market Sentiment Speaks: Are We Setting Up For A 'Mini-Crash'? - 18th Jan 22
Mobile Sports Betting is on a rise: Here’s why - 18th Jan 22
Exponential AI Stocks Mega-trend - 17th Jan 22
THE NEXT BITCOIN - 17th Jan 22
Gold Price Predictions for 2022 - 17th Jan 22
How Do Debt Relief Services Work To Reduce The Amount You Owe? - 17th Jan 22
RIVIAN IPO Illustrates We are in the Mother of all Stock Market Bubbles - 16th Jan 22
All Market Eyes on Copper - 16th Jan 22
The US Dollar Had a Slip-Up, but Gold Turned a Blind Eye to It - 16th Jan 22
A Stock Market Top for the Ages - 16th Jan 22
FREETRADE - Stock Investing Platform, the Good, Bad and Ugly Review, Free Shares, Cancelled Orders - 15th Jan 22
WD 14tb My Book External Drive Unboxing, Testing and Benchmark Performance Amazon Buy Review - 15th Jan 22
Toyland Ferris Wheel Birthday Fun at Gulliver's Rother Valley UK Theme Park 2022 - 15th Jan 22
What You Should Know About a TailoredPay High Risk Merchant Account - 15th Jan 22
Best Metaverse Tech Stocks Investing for 2022 and Beyond - 14th Jan 22
Gold Price Lagging Inflation - 14th Jan 22
Get Your Startup Idea Up And Running With These 7 Tips - 14th Jan 22
What Happens When Your Flight Gets Cancelled in the UK? - 14th Jan 22
How to Profit from 2022’s Biggest Trend Reversal - 11th Jan 22
Stock Market Sentiment Speaks: Are We Ready To Drop To 4400SPX? - 11th Jan 22
What's the Role of an Affiliate Marketer? - 11th Jan 22
Essential Things To Know Before You Set Up A Limited Liability Company - 11th Jan 22
NVIDIA THE KING OF THE METAVERSE! - 10th Jan 22
Fiscal and Monetary Cliffs Have Arrived - 10th Jan 22
The Meteoric Rise of Investing in Trading Cards - 10th Jan 22
IBM The REAL Quantum Metaverse STOCK! - 9th Jan 22
WARNING Failing NVME2 M2 SSD Drives Can Prevent Systems From Booting - Corsair MP600 - 9th Jan 22
The Fed’s inflated cake and a ‘quant’ of history - 9th Jan 22
NVME M2 SSD FAILURE WARNING Signs - Corsair MP600 1tb Drive - 9th Jan 22
Meadowhall Sheffield Christmas Lights 2021 Shopping - Before the Switch on - 9th Jan 22
How Does Insurance Work In Europe? Find Out Here - 9th Jan 22
MATTERPORT (MTTR) - DIGITIZING THE REAL WORLD - METAVERSE INVESTING 2022 - 7th Jan 22
Effect of Deflation On The Gold Price - 7th Jan 22
Stock Market 2022 Requires Different Strategies For Traders/Investors - 7th Jan 22
Old Man Winter Will Stimulate Natural Gas and Heating Oil Demand - 7th Jan 22
Is The Lazy Stock Market Bull Strategy Worth Considering? - 7th Jan 22
METAVERSE - NEW LIFE FOR SONY AGEING GAMING GIANT? - 6th Jan 2022
What Elliott Waves Show for Asia Pacific Stock and Financial Markets 2022 - 6th Jan 2022
Why You Should Register Your Company - 6th Jan 2022
4 Ways to Invest in Silver for 2022 - 6th Jan 2022
UNITY (U) - Metaverse Stock Analysis Investing for 2022 and Beyond - 5th Jan 2022
Stock Market Staving Off Risk-Off - 5th Jan 2022
Gold and Silver Still Hungover After New Year’s Eve - 5th Jan 2022
S&P 500 In an Uncharted Territory, But Is Sky the Limit? - 5th Jan 2022

Market Oracle FREE Newsletter

How to Protect your Wealth by Investing in AI Tech Stocks

Gerald Celente Loses Six Figures in MF Global Bankruptcy, Investors Beware

Commodities / Scams Nov 23, 2011 - 07:52 AM GMT

By: GoldSilver

Commodities

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThose of you who frequent the Gold Silver News, know and recognize Gerald Celente, the founder and publisher of The Trends Journal.

This past week Mr. Celente revealed that he has lost more than six figures of funds with Lind-Waldock, a commodities futures brokerage that was owned by MF Global (who filed for bankruptcy on October 31, 2011).


Here he is on Russia Today explaining the details of what transpired:

We are saddend to hear about Gerald's unfortunate loss but we are also hearted by his bravery in speaking out and in warning others!

As Gerald often states "Current events form future trends", sadly the trend of disappearing capital and financial accounts may become more common place in what appears to be an almost lawless financial world,  overly fraught with insolvency and debt.  

Our readers know to steer clear of the financial shark tank that is futures and options trading from essential articles on the 5 Precious Metal Scams to Avoid and in Beware of Fools Gold - Futures & Options
 
The powers that be in the futures markets customarily intervene and arbitrarily change the rules of the game in process.  By owning physical bullion in hand, we simply eject the futures market middlemen out of the game. 
 
 
The Current Trend is not the Average Investor's Friend
 
In the months and years ahead, we believe millions upon millions of investors will learn the hard way, what the term counter-party risk truly means.  
 
Allow us a moment to define what may become the most significant financial term of this decade:
 
Counterparty Risk - (n) the risk that a person(s) who is a party to a contract will default on their obligations under that contract.  In other words the possibility that the person or persons with whom a contract exists will fail to fulfill the terms of their side of the contract. 
 
Essentially, almost all forms of financial instruments have some form of counter-party risk.  There are counter-party risks associated with every bond, every brokerage, every equity, annuity, and insurance product you can think of.
 
Everytime one accepts payment in fiat currency, by action, one enters into an unspoken contract with the issuer of that particular fiat currency.  When one holds fiat currency, one assumes a counter-party risk that the issuer of that particular fiat currency will not ruin the value of said currency and or default on their obligations, etc.
 
Unlike tangible monetary assets like gold and silver bullion in hand, counter-party or default risks are virtually everywhere an investors turns.  
 
But we digress.  
 
Back to Gerald Celente's whirlwind media tour concerning the disappearance of his gold futures account.  Here he is warning the public via Alex Jones' InfoWars:
 
"I'll tell you what my position is.  I wrote about it in The Trends Journal, it's there in black and white.  I recommend that people have only operating expenses in their bank.  Why do you think you hear all of these stories over the years about people putting their money under their mattresses?  Because the banks are going to steal it from you!"  
- Gerald Celente
Speaking to Eric King at King World News, Celente urged listeners to stand clear of the financial system stating the following:
 
"What's the take away from this?  It's to make sure you have every penny in your pocket.  Because just like MF (Global), screwed everybody else. Your also gonna get the shaft, I don't care who it is.  What's gonna happen when you get a message from your brokerage, from Fidelity or somebody... yeah infidelity.  Or how about Raymond James, I don't care who they are!  You have ETFs?  Oh, there's a little error over here, we don't have your money.  We don't have your positions."
 
"I went to a meeting... and the speaker said ETFs of GLD are supposed to be held by HSBC in a vault in Hong Kong or England some place, and HSBC, this guy said, is the biggest shorter of gold.  Well you figure it out!  They are the ones that are holding it and they're shorting it?  So the takeaway is to make sure you have every penny in your possession."
 
Eric King asked Mr. Celente the following poignant question, "Will people get up one day, and just like MF Global, their money is going to be gone and the government won't be able to backstop it?  What's your vision of what will happen there?"
 
Gerald replied, "Economic marshall law!"  
 
Regarding Celente's current outlook on gold and silver investing, he states, "I'm totally into physical (gold and silver) and I have it in a place that's safe and that nobody will be able to get to it, except myself."
 
 
So what can we learn from Gerald Celente's unfortunate mistake?  
 
Mr. Celente's story is a warning of what may become a sad reality for many people around the world who think they have XXXX in their accounts only to learn they have YYY!  
 
The futures and financial markets appear to be one overly-leveraged ponzi, on the verge of a cascading implosion.  Brokerages, bank accounts,  bonds, annuities, pensions, etc... if it is printed on paper, it is most probably laden with counter-party risks.  
 
What you think you have, may soon be merely worth the paper it is printed upon. 
 
As we continue to exit this failing system, we take physical possession of our gold and silver bullion in hand or via direct title ownership in third party, privately insured vaults.
 
Remember dear reader... the buildings, the infrastructure, the farms, and the productive assets are not going to simply go away.  Assets stand to merely swap title of ownership from those who remain blind, take no action, and or continue in denial... to those who understood the warnings and take intelligent action before the oncoming financial tsunami hits.
As we appear to be on the cusp of witnessing the greatest wealth transfer ever, we must again heed the words of Mike Maloney:
 
"This will be the greatest wealth transfer in the history of mankind.  This has happened, but never globally before.  This is the first time that it is the entire world.  If it is the greatest wealth transfer, that means that it is also the greatest opportunity in the history of mankind."
- Mike Maloney

Here at GoldSilver.com we will continue to keep our customers apprised of potential gold and silver investment frauds and scams.  Please stay tuned.  

http://goldsilver.com

Mike Maloney is the owner and founder of GoldSilver.com, an online precious metals dealership that specializes in delivery of gold and silver to a customer's doorstep, arranges for special secured storage, or for placement in one's IRA account. Additionally, GoldSilver.com provides invaluable research and commentary for its clients, assisting them in their wealth building endeavors.

© 2011 Copyright  GoldSilver - All Rights Reserved Disclaimer: The above is a matter of opinion provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. Information and analysis above are derived from sources and utilising methods believed to be reliable, but we cannot accept responsibility for any losses you may incur as a result of this analysis. Individuals should consult with their personal financial advisors.


© 2005-2019 http://www.MarketOracle.co.uk - The Market Oracle is a FREE Daily Financial Markets Analysis & Forecasting online publication.


Post Comment

Only logged in users are allowed to post comments. Register/ Log in