The Optimist invites you to read his commentaries listed below. Although each commentary focuses on a serious subject, the style is intended to be light and easy reading, with a bit of humor and sarcasm blended into the mix. The Optimist hopes you enjoy his efforts.

 Solution to North Korea   (published 9/14/2017)

Optimistic Channel Charts (8/20/2016)

The Silver Two Year Cycle Continues (6/30/12)

The Half Percent Solution to the USA Financial Problems (published 6/08/12)

Viewpoints (1/02/2010 to present)

Highest Gold Value Ever (1/01/09)

Buy Silver and Gold.  The dollar doesn’t matter! (8/14/08)

Oil, Silver, and Gold are stronger than the Weak Dollar (5/30/08)

Buying Silver When There is None Left to Buy (3/24/08)

An Optimist gets no respect (3/06/08)

Buy the Silver Sidestep for Super Profits (7/11/07)

Could Silver Cost More Than Gold? (12/21/06)

A Sure Thing Silver Cycle? (12/01/06)

An Obscene Breach of Trust (10/12/06)

Silver to the People !  (8/17/06)

SIlver and gold cornucopia (6/28/06)

Silver and gold are better than paper (6/07/06)

Silver as an Investment? (5/24/06)

Silver is Only Second Best (5/16/06)

Deflatuation in Silver and Gold (4/12/06)

Is Silver or Gold Better? (2/21/06)

A Surprise Interest Rate Increase? (1/25/06)

Resolutions, Silver Hopes, and Golden Dreams (12/28/05)

A Silver and Gold Holiday Gift ! ! (12/15/05)

Still Optimistic, but with Continuing Caution (11/05/05)

When Will the Price of Silver Explode? (9/17/05)

Must Laugh ! ! !   What the Fed should tell the bankers (9/01/05)

Oil - Inflation - Silver & Gold (8/24/05)

A Carborundium - How to Hedge a Retirement? (7/26/05)

Debating the Odds of Deflation (7/07/05)

Gold and Silver Equal Dow at 15,000 (7/06/05)

Stock and House Prices Might Not Fall Off a Cliff (6/22/05)

Real Interest Rates Control Gold and Silver (6/13/05)

Buy Gold and Silver.  Ignore the Dollar! (5/29/05)

When They Pry It From My Cold Dead Fingers (4/27/05)

Confiscation, My Assets! (4/21/05)

$100 Oil Solves The Wrong Problem (4/13/05)

Responsibility is the Opposite Side of the Freedom Coin  (4/08/05)

This Time It Really Is Different!  (4/02/05)

Zero taxes in our lifetime (3/12/05)

Deflation (1/16/05)

Silver will be confiscated (1/16/05)


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This commentary presents only the viewpoints of the Optimist, and it is intended only for perspective and entertainment.  Please do not interpret any portion of this work as investment advice.  If any of the concepts discussed here appeal to you, then you must do the work to decide if and when and how you should invest.  The Optimist does not ask for any profits you make, and he cannot be liable for any losses incurred as a result of your investment decisions.  The Optimist wishes you the best of luck in whatever you decide to do or not to do.  Cheers!


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