September 10th, 2019 • U.S. Rep. Alex X. Mooney, R-West Virginia, is continuing his efforts to get answers from the U.S. Treasury Department, Federal Reserve, and Commodity Futures Trading Commission about surreptitious interventions by the U.S. government in the financial and
September 9th, 2019 • Millions of young people who don’t necessarily have any funds to invest in financial markets face the dim prospect of negative real returns on their overpriced college degrees. Given declining academic standards and rising emphasis on ideological indoct
September 5th, 2019 • Individual investors are nervous about the stock market and the possibility of recession. Meanwhile, institutional money from banks and hedge funds is keeping a bid under equities, pushing stock prices higher after every minor dip. Together with the “P
August 28th, 2019 • While most market analysts who have denied central bank and government intervention against gold have long since gone silent on the issue, Managing Partner Jeff Christian of metals consultancy CPM Group continues to disparage such complaints as "conspirac
August 6th, 2019 • Policies relating to sound money have been the subject of substantial debate at the state level this year, with bills, hearings, and/or votes taking place in nearly a dozen legislatures. As most state legislatures have now wrapped up their work for the y
August 1st, 2019 • Following months of cajoling by the White House, the Federal Reserve finally cut its benchmark interest rate. However, the reaction in equity and currency markets was not the one President Donald Trump wanted – or many traders anticipated.
July 23rd, 2019 • At least the Financial Times now has come clean about its hostility to gold – as well as to free markets and elementary journalism.
July 22nd, 2019 • It’s bad enough when bait-and-switch “rare” coin dealers stick it to naive customers. But when one of those shady peddlers got involved with politicians in the state of Ohio more than 15 years ago, it was a major statewide scandal. And the fallout c
July 17th, 2019 • President Trump moved recently to nominate an avowed sound money advocate, Judy Shelton, to the Federal Reserve Board. That triggered a flurry of superficial and derisive references in the controlled media to Shelton’s past support of a gold standard.
July 12th, 2019 • Chairman Powell’s testimony this week was closely scrutinized not just for its economic implications but also for its political overtones.