Judging by what the mass media is covering, you would think all is well in the traditional financial markets. However, we understand that the mass media never focuses on the real truth. Let’s look at 3 very concerning things that are not getting the media attention they deserve. If you want the real news, don’t […]
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The simple agenda of our present White House leadership is to tax the wealthy, spend on programs into oblivion, and buy popularity with freebies. The result of this simple agenda will be financially catastrophic. President Obama accelerated the federal debt from $10 trillion to $20 trillion in eight years. The Democrats never expected Donald Trump […]
It might be an understatement to point out that the Country lacks competent leadership, particularly in the executive branch. Even more disturbing is the fact that the national leadership particularly the Biden Administration appears focused on eliminating individual rights in favor of a bigger and more controlling government. As the administration is doing all they […]
The Gold Standard radio show is a weekly radio program presented by Midas Gold Group. The program gives you a realistic weekly perspective on the state of the economy and gives reliable information about using physical precious metals such as gold, silver, and platinum to safeguard your wealth. The show also provides remarkable details about […]
The Fed has been adding liquidity to the markets monthly since September of 2019. Trillions of dollars have been printed to stimulate the economy over the past year. Inflation is higher now than it has been over the last twenty-nine years. Inflation is not going away anytime soon. Democrats pushed a $3.5 trillion framework for […]
Equity markets are very anxious. They swing based on the news after the market close, and gap up or down based on news released before the open. It’s insanity. It’s chaos. And this is the joy ride period. It will get much worse. Traders and hedge funds are frantically trying to get in and out […]
While many financial advisors may like the idea of gold and offer gold “exposure” to clients in the form of an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) of gold mining stock, physical gold is not an asset that most advisors have to offer in their investment products or that they recommend. If your financial advisor does recommend […]
Paper assets are those assets that are simply owed on paper. This includes such assets as stocks, bonds, ETFs annuities, mutual funds, and cash. Physical gold is the most practical and private way for most investors to diversify their assets away from paper.
On Wednesday the Fed decided to keep interest rates unchanged. The Fed will also continue to buy $120 billion in government-backed bonds each month, which keeps longer-term borrowing costs low and can bolster stock and other asset prices. The Fed is buying $80 billion in Treasury bonds each month, and $40 billion in mortgage-backed securities. […]
After the internet bubble in stocks burst in 2000, the Fed used a big decrease in the Federal Funds rate to stimulate the economy. After stocks crashed for over two years, the investment community took advantage of cheap money to build up the housing market. The housing market was then brought down by subprime lending […]