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29 Nov 2018
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.
11 Oct 2018
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.
16 Aug 2018
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.
06 Aug 2018
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.
15 Jun 2018
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.(Read more)
07 Jun 2018
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.
28 Apr 2016
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.(Read more)
18 Nov 2015
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?(Read more)
09 Nov 2015
"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?(Read more)