South Carolina May Soon Allow Gold and Silver as Currency
If South Carolina passes a bill that makes gold and silver coins legal tender, we would be one step closer to meeting our Constitution’s requirement that only gold and silver be used for payment. Read this article to learn what implications this could have for the Federal Reserve and our government’s monopoly on creating money.
Dec 13, 2019 | Fred Abadi |
Why the Growing Housing Bubble Is Worse Than in 2008
As a consequence of the Great Recession, our government took control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, who guarantee 50% of US mortgages. Now, lawmakers are loosening their grip, endangering the housing market once again. Learn what this means for homeowners and why you should protect your savings.
Oct 18, 2019 | Fred Abadi |
Is Your Portfolio Ready for Negative Interest Rates?
Several countries have turned to negative interest rates to stimulate their economy. With their continuous rate cuts, and under pressure from the White House, the Federal Reserve is approaching and actively considering negative rates as well. Read this article to learn why negative rates will impact your retirement savings.
Oct 15, 2019 | Kevin Troy |
Why Does the Fed Need to Help a “Good” Economy?
The White House Administration and the Federal Reserve are telling us that the US economy is in great shape. If that is the case, why has our central bank lowered interest rates repeatedly, and why did they decide this week to start growing its balance sheet by buying Treasury securities? In this article, we’ll discuss the state of the US economy and why the Fed is stimulating something that seems to be in a good place.
Oct 12, 2019 | Kevin Troy |
Why We May See a New Gold Standard
Since December 2018, China has added more than 100 tons of gold to its reserves as it and other countries are stockpiling gold in their war on the US dollar. Read this article to learn how we, in the near future, may see a de-facto return to the gold standard.
Oct 09, 2019 | Fred Abadi |
China’s Journey to De-Dollarization
To avoid worsening the trade war, to limit capital outflows, and to move away from the US dollar in Asian trade, China holds its yuan in a firm grip. In the second part of our series on the new US–China cold war, we’ll discuss why China wants a strong currency and why the cold war is bullish for gold.
Sep 27, 2019 | Peter Christensen |