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  • The Yield Curve Is Trying to Tell Us Something

    An inversion means it’s time to start the recession clock – the only question is how long to wait.

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  • Fed warns that a 'particularly large' plunge in market prices is possible if risks materialize

    The Fed noted that the share of investment-grade debt classified at the low end of the range has "reached near-record levels" of $2.25 trillion, or about 35 percent of the total corporate bonds.

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  • As Stocks and Bonds Crash (A Rare Event) – Gold Surprised With A Rally

    The DOW collapsed roughly 3.3% – more than 800 points. But honestly – I wasn’t surprised. This was bound to happen. . .

    As ‘real’ rates (adjusted for inflation) begin rising – which finally began a few days ago – the market and economy will start feeling the tightening.

     

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  • How Gold And Will Silver Trade During The Next Market Crash

    By Steve St. Angelo

    While many investors believe the gold and silver price will crash during the next market meltdown, I see a much different outcome. Yes, it is true that the metals may sell off initially in the beginning, but I believe gold and silver will disconnect from the broader markets and move up much higher.

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  • Wait Until You See the Price of Gold in Venezuela Right Now

    By Frank Holmes

    Last month in Venezuela’s capital city of Caracas, a cup of coffee would have set you back 2 million bolivars. That’s up from only 2,300 bolivars 12 months ago, meaning the price of a cup of joe has jumped nearly 87,000 percent, according to Bloomberg’s Café Con Leche Index. And you thought Starbucks was expensive.

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  • The 2018 In Gold We Trust Report

    The highly anticipated 12th edition of the annual “In Gold We Trust” report was released on May 29th. The report, authored by Ronald Peter Stoeferle and Mark Valek of Incrementum AG, focuses on gold’s performance in the monetary turmoil of the current times. Silver Bullion is a premium sponsor of this year’s report.

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  • Gold price: Investors are pouring $1 billion per month into ETFs

    New data from the World Gold Council show retail and institutional investors in gold ETFs poured a net $771.3m into global funds in May, despite a pullback in the US, the largest market.

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  • Currencies Whose Names Still Point to Silver Money

    Unbeknownst to many, silver has been used more times as money in history than gold. It was only towards the end of the 19th century that silver was systematically de-monetised from the monetary system by the United States and Great Britain.

    In this article, we show you how the names of major existing currencies today were derived from their silver roots. Their link to their silver past reminds us all that silver is money and money should be a store of value cherished for its scarcity.

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  • Inflation, and Why You Should Care About It

    When I speak to friends or family members about inflation, they seem to think of it as something that naturally happens. They shrug it off, recalling their first class during Economics 101 and they accept it as if it should surely happen like how the sun rises, or how we have to file our tax returns. Is that really the case, do we accept it as fact of life, one that has been happening since man started transacting with money instead of bartering?

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  • Why Europe is setting itself up for the next sub-prime crisis

    "No one wants to lend to a country when that country would use the loan to pay the interest on previous loans - that's throwing good money after bad."

    This comment made by a BBC business analyst in November 2011 made a lot of sense – investment-wise. Why would anyone lend to someone who is drowning in debt and is struggling to pay off the interest on previous loans?

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