The trade dispute between the U.S. and China took a new turn this week as the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives announced this week that it was opening a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump over alleged abuse of power surrounding a phone call he made to the President of Ukraine back in July.
Will the US Become a Socialist Country?
Recently, many political hopefuls on the Left in the US have “come out” as socialists. Some may have been socialists all along, whilst others may merely be hoping to cash in on the popularity of avowed socialist Bernie Sanders in 2016.
The Sky is Falling
Governments are in the flim-flam business. Pared down to the bare essentials, governments can be very useful in passing and enforcing a small number of very basic laws.
The Precious Metals Week in Review – September 20th, 2019
The ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China, uncertainty over the direction of U.S. monetary policy and continued uncertainty over the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union all remain the primary drivers for market moves in the near term. A clearly sophisticated strike on Saudi Arabian oil facilities over the weekend also acted to send uncertainty and fear into markets.
The Big Silver Shock: Institutions Decide to Invest
A lot of readers liked our article on how much cash could flood the gold market once institutional investors start buying. Now it’s time to look at silver.
World Gold Council releases its Responsible Gold Mining Principles
The World Gold Council has released its Responsible Gold Mining Principles (RGMP), a framework for market stakeholders as to what constitutes responsible mining.
Brother In Arms
Mayer Amschel Rothschild died in 1812, so he could hardly be referred to as a pal of Xi Jinping, but the two have a great deal in common.
What a Gold Shock Could Look Like: Institutional Investors Start Buying
By Jeff Clark, Senior Analyst, GoldSilver and Adviser for Strategic Wealth Preservation. I once asked my institutional investor friend, who used to work at Goldman Sachs and has been a gold owner for many years, what would make him buy more bullion. Without hesitation he said, “When the price breaks out.” Well, as is clear…
The Precious Metals Week in Review – September 13th, 2019
1. Primary market drivers remain the ongoing trade war between China and the United States and the continued chaos surrounding the United Kingdom’s alleged and upcoming exit from the European Union. All eyes will be on the Federal Reserve next week as they hold their Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting to determine the course…
Lessons Learned in Las Vegas
Admittedly, Las Vegas is not my favorite place in the world. There are many other cities where I’d rather spend my free time. But out of necessity, I do find myself there fairly regularly, and if nothing else, Sin City has provided me with two very valuable life lessons, which can be applied to either gambling or investing in precious metals.