Dave Gonigam

Dave Gonigam

Dave Gonigam has been managing editor of The 5 Min. Forecast since September 2010. Before joining the research and writing team at Agora Financial in 2007, he worked for 20 years as an Emmy award-winning television news producer.

Dave Gonigam's Recent Articles

5 Min. Forecast“Neofascism” in 2014 America

Dave Gonigam

The fall of the US dollar-based monetary system will happen much like Hemingway's description of how one goes bankrupt: "gradually, then suddenly." And, as Dave Gonigam explains, when the inevitable finally happens, there's one group of investors who will be happy they listened to folks like Jim Rickards. Read on...


5 Min. ForecastBuffett’s Juicy Deal with Burger King

Dave Gonigam

The S&P got back over the 2,000 hump and actually managed to close there by day's end. Dave Gonigam examines the buzz on Wall Street that accompanied the move higher - and takes a closer look at Warren Buffett's role in the Burger King takeover of Canadian doughnut maker Tim Hortons. Read on...


5 Min. ForecastThe “Snowflakes” that Will Cause the Next Financial Crisis

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The debt and leverage that Washington and Wall Street have built up over the years will eventually blow up. And when it does, it could be "worse than 2008." But there is at least one way to protect yourself. And today Dave Gonigam explains how you can get started before any of this occurs. Read on...


5 Min. ForecastWhat Your Grocery Bill Says About Your Investment Future

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Despite rapidly rising food prices, American households still spend relatively little on groceries. And while plenty of factors contribute to lower food costs in the US, that can lead to serious competition... and that means a good investment opportunity is right around the corner. Dave Gonigam explores...


5 Min. ForecastWhere the “Rich” Live… And How You Can Join Them

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A lot has been made of the current US oil boom. And for good reason. But it's not just the US... All of North America is awash with "black gold." And if the Canadians have their way, US oil exports could soon face some serious competition. Dave Gonigam explains...


5 Min. ForecastThe Dietary “Enemy” You Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Eating

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For nearly half a century, Americans have been led to believe that saturated fat is the ultimate dietary enemy... the cause of a variety of health problems that should be avoided at all costs. But where did this idea come from? And is it still something you should accept as gospel? Dave Gonigam explains...


5 Min. ForecastEradicate an Epidemic – and Make 400% Gains in the Process

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The obesity epidemic in the US is well documented. But most people don't realize this problem actually stretches far beyond the borders of the US. And it's been slowly building for over thirty years. Today, Dave Gonigam explains what one company is doing to stop it, and how savvy investors can profit handsomely from it. Read on...


5 Min. ForecastOne Name That Will Greatly Affect Summer Oil Prices

Dave Gonigam

The forceful takeover of the Thai government by its own military is a "coup" in every sense of the word. Of course, you won't hear anyone in Washington utter that dirty word, regardless of how accurate is. But as Dave Gonigam explains, that should come as no surprise to anyone who followed the events of the Arab Spring...


5 Min. ForecastRussia-China Energy Deal Puts the US Dollar on Deathwatch

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Russia and China finally agreed on a nat gas export deal. And while the full effects of this deal remain to be seen, the poor world reserve currency certainly has cause for concern... er... more so. Dave Gonigam addresses this, as well as the US housing market and a scam to steal toilet seats from Subway restaurants. Read on...