Another week goes by. Interest rates continue to go up dramatically. Markets are again jilted by fear of economic recession. Some paper assets are down over 80% and it still seems like we have much further to go. The dam is leaking and may be approaching a breaking point.
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The Fed has controlled the money since 1971. In 1971 the US dollar was taken completely off the gold standard and became complete fiat. Alan Greenspan came to the rescue in 1987 as the 13th Fed chairperson. As everyone knows by now, we have to say chairperson, not chairman. When a female Fed chair is […]
It is our contention at Midas Gold Group that we have an insurmountable amount of debt out there, much of it that no one truly understands, that will eventually implode and derail our financial system. The US dollar that we have, which is based on debt and fiat, is already under attack at the gas […]
Physical gold should be seen primarily as the mechanism of wealth preservation; a private asset that will be there when you or your family needs it. Physical gold should be a significant part of a diversified portfolio. Physical gold has always had value. Total speculation can make you rich, but total speculation can also bankrupt […]
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 […]
On February 23, Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, testified to lawmakers on the economic rebound from the pandemic recession and the threat of future inflation. Equity markets continue to trade wildly as GameStop and Tesla continue to attract speculators as the Fed is seen as a savior no matter what. We all know […]
Our federal government’s budget deficit during October rose 34% versus a year ago to over 134 billion dollars; the deficit should breach one trillion dollars for the fiscal year 2020. The last time the deficit was that high occurred eight years ago when the federal government spent money like crazy to keep the economy and […]