Greg Canavan

Greg Canavan

Greg Canavan is the managing editor of The Daily Reckoning Australia. He is also the editor of Sound Money, Sound Investments, a financial report devoted to unearthing great value investments amid today's "money illusion" of fiat currency.

Greg Canavan's Recent Articles

Regime Change!

Greg Canavan

In a time of waning US dominance on the global stage, evidenced by a disintegrating Middle East, the emergence of the SCC is a significant development. Greg Canavan reports from Australia...


The Triffin Dilemma

Greg Canavan

After WWII the Bretton Woods international monetary system came into being. And to ensure stability and financial discipline, the major currencies were fixed to the dollar and the dollar was fixed to gold at the rate of US$35 an ounce. This is where the Triffin Dilemma kicked in. Greg Canavan explains...


Gold Price Manipulation Will Carry No Consequences

Greg Canavan

Not too long ago, gold manipulation was strictly the domain of people in "tinfoil hats." Now it's entered the mainstream - with one Barclay's trader even being punished for it. But if you think that means that financial regulators will put an end to the practice, you are seriously mistaken. Greg Canavan explains all, giving specific proof...


FX Markets: The Key to Predicting Moves in the Gold Price

Greg Canavan

A hundred years ago, gold was money. But that era is over. Now the financial system floats on an increasingly turbulent sea of debt that threatens to capsize entire economies. But where does that leave gold? Today Greg Canavan explores what happens to the yellow metal when a financial system goes from sound to unsound money. Read on...


Delusions About the Origin of an Economic Recovery

Greg Canavan

The copper market's been getting a lot of attention this week. And while most pundits are pinning the red metal's slide to a Chinese slowdown, there is likely another reason for copper's lackluster performance. Greg Canavan explains, and takes a closer look at why the global economy's ticking time bomb is about to explode. Read on...


US Dollars: Water Pipes for the Financial System

Greg Canavan

Forget all of the "taper talk" you might have heard about. It's a sham. The US economy isn't recovering and, more to the point, the US dollar isn't any stronger. Today, Greg Canavan explains how the global economy really works, and why you're better off just ignoring the financial news media. Read on...


What to Expect from Janet Yellen’s Brand of Inflation

Greg Canavan

The Fed has been printing money out of thin air for years. And with Janet Yellen now at the helm, the spigots will likely remain open for the foreseeable future. But while this was great for emerging markets when the crisis hit in 2008, things have changed a bit, and they aren't too thrilled about it. Greg Canavan has more...