Gold Price Relationship to the Economy

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Too often, you will hear people talk about how the economy affects gold prices and not how gold prices affect the economy. However, whether you are a gold collector, investor, or merely interested in this subject, it is vital to understand why gold prices matter and have a 360-degree image of the precious metals. Whenever… Read More

Subprime Credit Card Delinquencies Soar

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February 25, 2020  by SchiffGold  0   0 Last week, we told you about the rising level of subprime auto loan delinquencies. Well, there is a similar thing happening in the subprime credit card market. Is this the proverbial canary in a coal mine? Balances more than 30-days delinquent on credit cards issued by the roughly 4,500 banks smaller… Read More

A Digital “Fedcoin” May Be Coming…

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Cryptocurrencies are based on blockchain technology that allows for de-centralized peer-to-peer transactions to take place outside the government-controlled banking system. Backers of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin tout their privacy advantages and resistance to inflation due to their strictly limited quantities. But what if this free-market innovation were co-opted to achieve opposite ends – centralized tracking… Read More

Coronavirus and credit, a perfect storm

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“Ring-a-ring o’ roses / A pocket full of posies / A-tishoo! A-tishoo! / We all fall down.” Some folk attribute this old nursery rhyme to the plague in England of 1665. But it seems singularly appropriate for coronavirus or COVID-19, about which, as yet, we know little. Its origin is, allegedly, a mutation of a… Read More

Silver and Sanity

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Miles Franklin sponsored this article by Gary Christenson. The opinions are his. Silver is real money, not a debt-based fiat currency that will eventually fail. Silver bullion production requires capital and effort to mine and refine. We use it for solar panels, iPhones, cruise missiles and thousands of other items. Silver is monetary sanity. Prices… Read More

Peter Schiff Doubles Down on the Dollar

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February 24, 2020  by SchiffGold  0   0 Last year at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, Peter Schiff bet Brent Johnson a gold coin that the Fed’s next move would be a rate cut. At this year’s conference, Peter collected his gold coin. Brent and Peter went on to debate the future of the US dollar. Brent says the… Read More

Fake Markets on Collision Course with Reality

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Keeping up appearances is about to get a lot harder for the central planners trying to manage perceptions of the U.S. (and global) economy. The coronavirus is going to have a meaningful impact on global supply chains, even if stock market cheerleaders haven’t fully realized it yet. This might be because the corporate media and… Read More

Fun on Friday: Scared of Gold??

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February 21, 2020  by SchiffGold  0   0 The interwebs are a strange place. We can learn about virtually anything with a few keystrokes. We have all kinds of information right at our fingertips. Unfortunately, a lot of it is utter BS. For instance, there was a video that went viral that made some people scared of gold. Back… Read More

Gold’s Breakout! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Feb. 21, 2020

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February 21, 2020  by SchiffGold  0   0 Gold broke out this week. The yellow metal pushed through the $1,600 level and continued to climb. Conventional wisdom tells us this is all about safe-haven buying due to fear that the coronavirus will stunt global economic growth. That is certainly a factor. But could there be more to it than… Read More

Presidential Campaign Season Is Giving Gold another Boost; Michael Rivero Discusses a Deep State Coup Attempt & How Hillary Might Sneak into the Election

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Welcome to this week’s Market Wrap Podcast, I’m Mike Gleason. Coming up Michael Rivero, host of the What Really Happened with Michael Rivero radio show joins me for an incredible interview on a range of topics including the plan to take out President Donald Trump, why we may not seen the last of Hillary Clinton,… Read More

Inflation By Another Measure

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February 20, 2020  by Michael Maharrey  0   0 The powers that be insist that inflation is low. In fact, the central bankers at the Federal Reserve tell us that low inflation is one of the reasons they can keep interest rates artificially low. But everyday people who go to the store each week smell a rat. We know… Read More

Will COVID-19 lead to a gold standard?

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Even before the coronavirus sprang upon an unprepared China the credit cycle was tipping the world into recession. The coronavirus makes an existing situation immeasurably worse, shutting down China and disrupting global supply chains to the point where large swathes of global production simply cease. The crisis is likely to be a wake-up call for… Read More

Peter Schiff: The Fed Is Responsible for the Rise in the Stock Market

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February 19, 2020  by SchiffGold  0   0 Peter Schiff recently appeared on SmallCap Power with Mark Bunting to talk about the stock market bubble. He said it’s the same type of bubble as 2008, only bigger. The source is the same. It’s artificially low interest rates. It’s quantitative easing. The central bank, the Federal Reserve, is responsible for… Read More

The Fed is a “Pickle”

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Miles Franklin sponsored this article by Gary Christenson. The opinions are his. Breaking news: The Wall Street casino created another all-time high for the S&P 500 Index during the week ending February 14. Regular new highs reassure people, but others fear they are symptoms of another Fed inspired bubble. The “pickle” description is explained below.… Read More