Farber is a self-educated Austrian School economist and technical trader of precious metals and related stocks. His main vehicles are ETF's as well as options. Farber’s main interest and expertise is on the macro scale, Fed policy watching, money supply analysis and how it influences long term trends particularly in precious metals and the bond markets. His secondary interest is biotech. He writes for Seeking Alpha and am currently a columnist at CalvinAyre.com covering developments in the gambling industry.
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