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How Weaponizing the Dollar Will Destabilize It

How Weaponizing the Dollar Will Destabilize It

“From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.” (Luke 12:48) With great power comes great responsibility  The power to control and manage the US dollar, the world’s reserve...

What Is the Most Expensive Precious Metal and What Is It Used For?

What Is the Most Expensive Precious Metal and What Is It Used For?

We write a lot about the Federal Reserve because it is a 100-year-old “invention” that was never needed before it was created. When a country is on a true gold standard, you don’t need a central bank to do what the Fed does. When you remove the gold standard, you do. ...

An Easy Guide to Understanding the Fed’s Economic Influence in 4 Minutes

An Easy Guide to Understanding the Fed’s Economic Influence in 4 Minutes

We write a lot about the Federal Reserve because it is a 100-year-old “invention” that was never needed before it was created. When a country is on a true gold standard, you don’t need a central bank to do what the Fed does. When you remove the gold standard, you do. ...

IRA Rollover Chart: Where Can You Roll Over Your Retirement Account?

IRA Rollover Chart: Where Can You Roll Over Your Retirement Account?

The link between energy usage and economic growth is real and long-established. For the past two centuries, the amounts of energy that economies consume directly affect the wealth (GDP) that they create. Whenever energy supplies — coal, oil, natural gas, renewables,...

Chaos in the Energy Market and Why It Matters to You

Chaos in the Energy Market and Why It Matters to You

The link between energy usage and economic growth is real and long-established. For the past two centuries, the amounts of energy that economies consume directly affect the wealth (GDP) that they create. Whenever energy supplies — coal, oil, natural gas, renewables,...

Goldman Sachs: Time to Buy Gold

Goldman Sachs: Time to Buy Gold

Why is Goldman Sachs expecting a gold rally?   Now is the time to buy gold, according to Goldman Sachs’ latest commodities research report, Gold: Time to buy the defensive real asset. The report analyzes the current economic environment and looks ahead to estimate the...

What Was the Highest Ever Price of Gold?

What Was the Highest Ever Price of Gold?

Stock market analysts agree that the equity markets seem to be entering a new phase of volatility.   Volatility is one of the least understood measurements of investment risk. In simple terms, volatility is the price swings. Or, in a more clinical language, it’s an...

Volatility: The Thief in the Night

Volatility: The Thief in the Night

Stock market analysts agree that the equity markets seem to be entering a new phase of volatility.   Volatility is one of the least understood measurements of investment risk. In simple terms, volatility is the price swings. Or, in a more clinical language, it’s an...

Will Silver Hit $100 an Ounce and How Likely is it?

Will Silver Hit $100 an Ounce and How Likely is it?

With inflation pushing metal prices up, will silver rise to new heights? Many people don’t know this but silver is actually one of the better investments you can make during times of economic instability. It should come as no surprise then when you hear that that many...

Why the National Debt Matters to the Economy and You

Why the National Debt Matters to the Economy and You

Congratulations to us all. Our government has reached a gloomy milestone: For the first time in US history, our total national debt has surpassed $30 trillion. The almost exponential growth of the national debt is astonishing.   As seen in the chart below, our...

The History of Silver Dollars and Their Values Today

The History of Silver Dollars and Their Values Today

  The Morgan Silver Dollar and the Silver Peace Dollar are highly sought-after silver coins, and if you have a coin in excellent condition from the right mint and year, your Silver Dollar could be worth a lot of money. Find out the value and history of your silver...

Where Gold Is Found and Which Locations in the World Have the Most

Where Gold Is Found and Which Locations in the World Have the Most

We all know that China is a growing power on the world stage. The US is still the biggest economy in the world, but The Red Dragon is catching up to us. China plays a fundamental role in world trade and in global economics. It’s also a huge player on the gold markets,...

Advice from Argentina on Surviving Extreme Inflation

Advice from Argentina on Surviving Extreme Inflation

We all know that China is a growing power on the world stage. The US is still the biggest economy in the world, but The Red Dragon is catching up to us. China plays a fundamental role in world trade and in global economics. It’s also a huge player on the gold markets,...

Why Is China Hoarding Gold?

Why Is China Hoarding Gold?

We all know that China is a growing power on the world stage. The US is still the biggest economy in the world, but The Red Dragon is catching up to us. China plays a fundamental role in world trade and in global economics. It’s also a huge player on the gold markets,...

2022 Gold Forecast – Here’s What You Need to Know

2022 Gold Forecast – Here’s What You Need to Know

A new year has just begun, and it’s time to leave 2021 behind and look ahead. The past couple of years have left their mark on many of us, and here’s to hoping that 2022 will be a “quieter” year.  Last week, we looked at why we think silver is a strong opportunity in...

What the Fed Doesn’t Know About Inflation

What the Fed Doesn’t Know About Inflation

The Fed does not understand the forces driving Inflation  In 2017, when Janet Yellen chaired the Fed, she delivered a speech to the National Association for Business Economics in Cleveland. During her speech, she uttered these “comforting” words:  “My colleagues and I...

Silver, the Opportunity Asset

Silver, the Opportunity Asset

When people are talking about acquiring precious metals, the conversation often centers on gold. But no one should ignore silver. In fact, it might be worth paying special attention to silver these days as it can be considered heavily undervalued with a great growth...

Here’s Why the Purchasing Power of Your Dollars Will Continue to Drop

Here’s Why the Purchasing Power of Your Dollars Will Continue to Drop

Comparing the dollar’s purchasing power between 1971 and today In August of 1971, just before Nixon canceled the Gold Standard and the dollar was left without the backing of gold, an employee earning the federal minimum wage was able to buy — in return for one hour of...

How Gold Performs During Stagflation

How Gold Performs During Stagflation

Even if you were just a child during the 1970s, that decade is likely imprinted in your memory as a time of economic hardship. Long lines at the gas station and exploding prices at the grocery store were one thing; another was the millions of Americans who were pushed...