Tom DysonEditor, Postcards From the Fringe and Tom’s Portfolio;
Contributor, The Bonner-Denning Letter

Tom Dyson

Tom Dyson is the editor of Postcards from the Fringe and Tom’s Portfolio. He’s a former London banker and money manager.

In 2018, Tom sold his furniture, handed back the keys to his Florida apartment, and set off on a two-year trip around the world. His Postcards from the Fringe e-letter is a chronicle of life on the road with his ex-wife, three kids, and a suitcase.

Tom also documents his thoughts on the markets and the global economy in his Postcards. He’s well-known for his contrarian ideas, among them, buying bitcoin when it was selling for just $6 in 2011… right before it climbed 302,000%… as well as his “all in” bet on gold in 2002, right before it became that decade’s best-performing investment.

But that wasn’t the last time Tom went all-in on gold. Starting in 2018, he bet nearly $1 million on a gold strategy he developed. He believes it could be the biggest moneymaking opportunity of the next two decades. In Tom’s Portfolio, he breaks down the ideal portfolio to take advantage of this strategy.

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Tom’s Mailbag: Restructuring the U.S. Dollar System

In this week’s Friday mailbag edition, we discuss the restructuring of the U.S. dollar system… fair premiums to pay for gold and silver… and a controversial theory about China’s role in the COVID-19 pandemic…

China Will Be the World’s Next Economic Superpower. Here’s What That Means for the U.S. Dollar

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How Environmental Regulations Could Help the Shipping Industry

Over the last decade, shipping companies have struggled to make a profit. Many companies went out of business. But...

Tom’s Mailbag: Inflation, Investing in Silver, and Traveling During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It's time for another edition of Tom's Mailbag. Here, he discusses the government's actions surrounding fiat currencies... how much...

The Benefit of Investing in the Volatile Shipping Industry

As longtime Postcards readers know, Tom and his soon-to-be-wife-again, Kate, have invested most of their savings into gold and...

The Midwest Ski Slopes Are Open

Tom and his family enjoyed their first day learning how to ski on the Grand Targhee slopes in the...

Three Conditions for a Free Market Economy

In this Diary guest essay, Postcards From the Fringe editor Tom Dyson explains the three necessary conditions for regulating...