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World Gold Council Releases 2021 Outlook

This week the World Gold Council published its Gold Outlook 2021. The World Gold Council is the leading authority and market development organization for the gold industry. The World Gold Council is an association whose members comprise the world’s leading gold mining companies. In this week’s article, we take a look at some of the […]

World Reserve Currencies Since 1450

The US supplied the Allies in WWII and got paid in gold. After the war, countries linked their currencies to the US dollar, which was linked to gold. The Gold Standard ended completely in 1971, but the US dollar’s reserve status remained. Today more than 61% of all foreign bank reserves are denominated in US […]

US Debt: The Ticking Timebomb

I found myself staring at the US Debt Clock site since Friday afternoon. It’s like watching a ticking debt time bomb. The issue of US debt has always been an occasional issue that is often spoken about in political circles. The issue of creating debt that our children will need to pay back is brought […]

The US Dollar just had the Worst Month in a Decade

Since the recent March high in the US dollar, the fiat currency has fallen consistently. The purchasing power of our dollar has dropped. Our dollar buys less today than it did a couple of months ago. All paper currencies have lost significant purchasing power over the past few decades. A simple example explains it all. […]

2020 Halftime Report – Gold & Silver Outperform; Platinum Lags

Physical gold is viewed as being a wealth preserver, a diversifier, and a hedge. The case of metals being a “store of value” is valid but investors are also always looking for a return on their investment. In such a volatile time for all markets, the return of investment is very important to most investors. […]

Fed Has No Option but to Continue Printing Money

Many economists are still predicting a V-Shaped post Coronavirus shutdown. The rebounding stock market would seem to support the V-Shaped theory. However, others predict a real turnaround could take a decade. The drastic recovery in the stock market is not based on strong market fundamentals. The unemployment rate at nearly 20% is drastically higher even […]

China and Russia Increase Gold Reserves

The dollar has lost more than 6% of its value over the past two weeks against a basket of global currencies. Global traders are unsettled with the loose monetary policy in the United States. In 2020 the US created approximately 9 trillion dollars out of thin air amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, two key net […]

How to Choose a Reputable Gold Dealer

Investors face many hard decisions today regarding their financial future. As we most certainly face a great deal of uncertainty and inflation seems unavoidable, wealth preservation is perhaps the most important part of the plan for the next ten years. Most investors cannot afford to gamble their life savings in the volatile stock market uncertain […]

Dow Nearly Wipes Out 2019 Gains

Coronavirus is spreading around the world and investors are fleeing equities The COVID19 Coronavirus is making its way around the globe. The US stock market had its worst week since 2008. World stocks lost over $5.1 trillion in market cap last week. The S&P Banks Index saw the biggest 6-day collapse since the peak of […]

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