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Edelweiss Journal


While Edelweiss Journal is likely of most interest to fellow investors, its purpose is neither commercial nor advisory. It does not offer advice or guidance of any kind. Its simple goal is to inspire, challenge, encourage thought and reflection and offer a provocative commentary on a range of current issues deemed relevant by its editor.

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Issue 20 - Searching for Resilience — 7 Jul '21
Issue 19 - Investment value in an age of booms and busts: A reassessment — 18 Oct '18
Issue 18 - In defence of financial anachronism — 24 May '18
Issue 17 - In defence of having reserves and hoarding gold — 6 Apr '18
Issue 16 - Steering the ship in a rocky sea: A conversation with Guido Hülsmann - 2 Feb '18
Issue 15 - Reflections on Trump's America — 15 Dec '16
Issue 14 - The Language of Inflation — 4 Nov '13
Issue 13 - On the intrinsic value of gold, and how not to be a turkey — 31 Jul '13
Issue 12 - Would the real Peter and Paul please stand up? — 11 Mar '13
Issue 11 - On measuring the unmeasurable — 28 Jan '13
Issue 10 - A tear for America — 23 Nov '12
Issue 9 - The loss of trust and the Great Disorder — 17 Oct '12
Issue 8 - The greasy pole of possibilities — 27 July '12
Issue 7 - Carrying a cat by the tail — 26 Jun '12
Issue 6 - The Great Escape — 13 Apr '12
Issue 5 - Consider a crash course in money, Mr. Buffett — 15 Mar '12
Issue 4 - Reflections on doing the right thing — 24 Jan '12
Issue 3 - "Stay hungry, stay foolish" — 2 Dec '11
Issue 2 - On gold swings and cluelessness galore — 12 Oct '11
Issue 1 - The 'terrible trouble' of not just Greece — 12 July '11


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