The Precious Metals Week in Review - February 15th, 2019

The Precious Metals Week in Review – February 15th, 2019

Despite signs of a slowing U.S. economy, stocks managed to perform admirably as Congress rushed to complete a draft of a spending bill that President Trump might actually sign. Perceived progress in the trade talks between the U.S. and China also added a lift to stocks, pushing them towards another weekly gain.

Runaway Slaves

Runaway Slaves

I believe it’s safe to say that most all of us sympathise with anyone who’s living in a condition of relative slavery and, if he has the courage to attempt to free himself, we root for him to succeed. Those of us who are the most compassionate would even offer him support in his quest, if we were called upon to do so.

The Generation that Will Save the World

The Generation that Will Save the World

Eighty-four percent of millennials admit that they don’t know how to change a lightbulb. When asked what they do if one goes out, most either said that they call the landlord to fix it, or just accept having less light in future.

The Precious Metals Week in Review - January 25th, 2019

The Precious Metals Week in Review – January 25th, 2019

The standoff over “the wall” continued this week as the partial shutdown of the U.S. government passed the one month mark – the longest such shutdown on record. The effects of the shutdown are now beginning to be visible within the American economy as furloughed workers have stopped spending money they no longer have.

Offshore Gold Ownership is Essential to Any IRA

Offshore Gold Ownership is Essential to Any IRA

Prudent investors have held precious metals in their portfolios for thousands of years. Since 1998, when precious metals first qualified to be held in IRAs, that trend has continued for the same reason – because precious metals are still the only form of money that is not simultaneously someone else’s liability.

Quantitative Brainwashing

Quantitative Brainwashing

We’re all familiar with the term, “quantitative easing.”  It’s described as meaning, “A monetary policy in which a central bank purchases government securities or other securities from the market in order to lower interest rates and increase the money supply.”

Well, that sounds reasonable… even beneficial. But, unfortunately, that’s not really the whole story.