Gold wins as a store of value for money when the time value of money collapses. What is the time value of money? The time value of money means money available now is worth more than the identical sum in the future due to the possibility of making money by placing it somewhere to earn […]
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On July 19 of this year, the price of gold on the spot market hit a key milestone, trading above $1,400 for the first time since 2013. This milestone brought gold back into the spotlight among financial analysts and many have called this the beginning of a rare bull market in precious metals. It has […]
The Federal Reserve interest rate cut was applauded by Wall-Street; they called it an ‘insurance’ rate cut. Maybe stock investors intend to behave recklessly. Economists’ opinions differ on the rate cut.
If you want to save money you need to think about why the Federal Reserve will be whipping out your cash savings Around the world, people are paying for the privilege of lending money to governments. This may seem a bit odd to you, but it is true. If you think that is it basically […]
Every summer the kids get a summer vacation from school and Congress usually takes a recess from government business in August. This year the recess may become a little dicey since our federal government has been unable to borrow money since March. Why not? Back in March congressionally mandated borrowing limits took effect.
Loans in the shadow banking system are now larger and a bigger threat to economic stability and our economic system than the subprime mortgages that nearly collapsed our financial system in 2008.
Central bank financial repression policy leaves savers around the world with few choices. Last week the price of gold soared to a five year high after central banks around the world indicated they would push interest rates lower and print more money to keep interest rates low. Essentially either pushing savers to or keeping them […]
According to reports in the media, late Friday senior officials from President Trump’s administration confirmed that Iran had fired a surface-to-air missile late in the day on Thursday at an American drone flying over the Gulf of Oman. The missile fell into the Gulf and there was no damage. However, military officials have been saying […]
President Trump said he will increase trade tariffs on China Sunday afternoon President Trump unexpectedly said trade talks with China were going slow and that he was going to raise tariffs on China from 10% to 25% on Friday, May 10th, he also said the tariffs so far are partially responsible for our great economic […]
While most precious metal investors closely watch the price of gold and silver, many miss major moves in some of the industrial precious metals such as platinum, palladium, and rhodium. For many investors, diversification into these industrial metals can add diversity and profit potential to any balanced precious metals portfolio.