Dan Amoss

Dan Amoss

Dan Amoss, CFA, is a student of the Austrian school of economics, a discipline that he uses to identify imbalances in specific sectors of the market. He tracks aggressive accounting and other red flags that the market typically misses. Amoss is a Maryland native, a graduate of Loyola University Maryland, and earned his CFA charter in 2005. In spring 2008, he recommended Lehman Brothers puts, advising readers to hold the position as the stock fell from $45 to $12. Amoss is our macro strategist and guardian of The 5 Min. Forecast PRO.

Dan Amoss's Recent Articles

The Only Prescription for a Real Economic Recovery

Dan Amoss

Despite what most mainstream media outlets will tell you, it is impossible for a central bank to force a "self-sustaining recovery"... no matter how much money it prints. Today, Dan Amoss examines the far-reaching consequences of such short-sighted actions, and who - if anyone - stands to benefit. Read on...


One Country that MUST Buy Gold to Survive

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The bubble in Chinese real estate will soon be a big story soon for serious gold investors. Today, Dan Amoss, explains why, and takes a closer look how property in China is going from being a wealth creator to a wealth destroyer - an insight most westerners and even many Chinese haven't realized yet. Read on...


4 Reasons America’s Challenges Outweigh its Opportunities

Dan Amoss

It's a destructive cycle that comes around every time a politician asks you to take to the polls. The government's meddling creates unexpected problems that eventually overshadow the planners' original intentions. But that only leads the way for even more interventions. And that's why America's opportunities are dwindling. Dan Amoss explains...


Osisko Bidding War Proves Gold is Underrated

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What can gold investors learn from the takeover wars being fought this spring over Osisko? According to Dan Amoss, an awful lot! For starters, recent bidding reveals surprising optimism among mining CEOs and their boards - some of the most knowledgeable people on the state of the industry, with plenty of skin in the game...


Let Chinese Taxpayers Pad Your Wallet

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Aluminum producers, who have seen a nice run-up in prices over the last two months, are waking up to the fact that much of the demand for their product was artificially inflated by central bank zero-interest policies or quantitative easing. What now? According to Dan Amoss, they will only need to wait for the next round to begin...


Your Share of China’s $1.5 Trillion in Savings

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The bullish China story has slowed down in recent years, as many pundits predicted. But while it may be foolish to write-off China altogether, there is one industry that looks to be doomed. Dan Amoss has the full story and what it means for investors in one specific U.S. company. Read on...


Market Ready to Meet Chinese Gold Demands

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After a rough year, will gold miners stage a comeback in 2014? Dan Amoss explains how falling outflows of gold from western ETFs, combined with falling operations costs, may bring good-looking profit margins back to the industry. But the biggest factor may be a sea change in how the market valuates miners in the first place. Read on...


Shadowy Problems With the Global Banking System

Dan Amoss

In an attempt to explain last week's market sell-off, commentators have been quick to blame the weak Chinese manufacturing survey. But as Dan Amoss points out, it may be another sector of the Chinese economy that's causing all the problems. And it could affect the stability of the entire global monetary system. Read on...


The Best Bet Against a Reckless Fed

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Since 2008, the Fed has created trillions of dollars. And despite its "taper" threats, has done nothing about all that excess liquidity. Dan Amoss gives a rundown on how the Fed will tighten the monetary system... if it does at all. And how it has set the U.S dollar on a one-way path to disorder. Read on...


The Illusion of Wealth: What QE Can and Cannot Do

Dan Amoss

You've been duped. Sold a lie by the media, the Fed and any number of know-it-all economists. But the truth is simple: Increasing debt never creates real wealth, merely the illusion of it. And in order to maintain this illusion, the Fed prints more and more money under the guise of something called "quantitative easing." Dan Amoss explains...