John Browne

John Browne is the Senior Market Strategist at Euro Pacific Capital.
Globalization Faces Challenges

Globalization Faces Challenges

Those countries that embrace free trade with new technologies stand to reap great rewards. Those who do not, and revert to trade protectionism, could experience economic recession and monetary adversity accompanied by serious social and financial upheaval.

War on Cash Spreads to India

War on Cash Spreads to India

The war on cash is a sign that central banks may see a dangerously deteriorating situation, one that has led to a feeling of desperation by governments and a wish to control the wealth of citizens.

Geopolitics Trumps Economics in Greece

Geopolitics Trumps Economics in Greece

Despite Greece’s almost complete lack of financial integrity, neither NATO nor the EU can afford the political cost of a Greek exit from the EU.

Greek Problems Born from Socialism

Greek Problems Born from Socialism

The real issue is whether Greece’s decades-long experiment with failed debt-financed socialism will be allowed to survive much longer.

Turkey’s Position on ISIL Misunderstood

Turkey’s Position on ISIL Misunderstood

It is tempting for Western observers to view Turkey’s reluctance to join the fight as a mark of disloyalty to NATO and as a sign that the alliance is mostly about convenience. This view may be too simplistic.

What’s in the Vault?

What’s in the Vault?

Many have understandably sensed that central banks may well have acted to allow bullion banks to take out massive naked short positions in precious metals in order to drive down the price.

Understanding Gold Market Dynamics

Understanding Gold Market Dynamics

To an extent that reveals a thorough misunderstanding of the market forces, the financial media has failed to consider the different motivations and beliefs that drive the different types of investors who are active in the gold market. By treating the gold market as...

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