October 8th, 2020 • The Federal Reserve is warning investors in no uncertain terms that higher rates of inflation are coming. Yet markets, for the most part, have disregarded that warning.
October 5th, 2020 • Bad actors within certain segments of the retail precious metals industry continue to prey on people who are looking to acquire gold and silver bullion.
October 2nd, 2020 • Tuesday night’s presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden won’t go down as a great moment in the annals of American democracy. That much both camps, as well as independent observers of the chaotic spectacle, can agree upon.
September 1st, 2020 • Public and private pension plans face a dual crisis. The first and most obvious threat to pensioners is that defined-benefit vehicles are severely underfunded. By one estimate, pension systems taken as a whole are $638 billion in the red.
August 28th, 2020 • As the Federal Reserve embarks on a new campaign to raise inflation rates, markets may be in for a change in character.
August 14th, 2020 • As the political and central banking establishment in Washington continues to bail out the economy and markets by creating trillions of unbacked pieces of paper and electronic digits, a handful of Congressmen hope to shine a new spotlight on the devastati
August 14th, 2020 • As Joe Biden announced his VP pick, Wall Street’s hopes for a V-shaped economic recovery were revived by falling jobless claims and the S&P 500 inching closer to an all-time high. Precious metals markets, meanwhile, were hit with a big V for Volatility.
August 6th, 2020 • The dramatic ascent of precious metals markets this summer reflects what could be just the start of a longer-term decline and fall in the Federal Reserve Note's value and status.
July 14th, 2020 • Surreptitious intervention in the gold market by the U.S. government is the target of legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Alex X. Mooney (R-WV).
June 19th, 2020 • Despite a year of tumult on Wall Street and Main Street, the banking system seems to be holding up remarkably well… for now. "Banks are safe," according to FDIC chair Jelena McWilliams. "There are no concerns for depositors." No concerns? We beg to dif