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Fed Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to hold a press conference at EST 2:30 PM on Thursday to elaborate on the economic outlook and policy statement.

| December 14, 2016 | Category: Economy
Fed Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to hold a press conference at EST 2:30 PM on Thursday to elaborate on the economic outlook and policy statement.

The Federal Reserve will inaugurate the Trump era this week with a near-certain interest rate increase and new economic forecasts providing a first glimpse into whether the U.S. election has reshaped the central bank’s growth and inflation outlook.  Fed officials have long hoped that other government policies would take the place of monetary engineering, which some believe may have lost its effectiveness in lifting economic growth. They have warned in recent weeks that any new government spending should specifically be designed to boost productivity in an economy that is already near full employment and facing a high public debt burden. As possible rate hike is already on card we see […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Bullion Exchanges announces the exclusive release of the commemorative 1 oz Silver John F. Kennedy JFK Solomon Islands $1 Coin.

For Immediate Release: 12/6/2016 Bullion Exchanges www.bullionexchanges.com Bullion Exchanges announces the exclusive release of the commemorative 1 oz Silver John F. Kennedy JFK Solomon Islands $1 Coin Bullion Exchanges and the Royal Australian Mint proudly offer this superb coin honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963) – the 35th President of the United States.  The design of this wonderful coin pays tribute to the act of endurance, heroism and leadership shown by Lieutenant John F. Kennedy in 1943 during WWII in the Pacific, specifically the Solomon Islands. On August 2, 1943, Lt. Kennedy’s crew was patrolling in the waters of the British Solomon Islands. Suddenly a Japanese frigate […]

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How gold prices reacted following U.K. Third Quarter GDP

How gold prices reacted following U.K. Third Quarter GDP

The UK Brexit vote and the US presidential election combined to make 2016 a year in which investors are flocking to traditional assets as safe havens. As the global stage is awash with economic uncertainty, gold has been a primary asset trusted as a safe haven, driving prices and interest up for the larger part of 2016. Since the Trump victory, gold has seen something of a downturn and last week the UK announced its second estimate on the third quarter GDP. The first figure to cover the full three month time period since the country elected to leave the EU, the UK confirmed its economy grew 0.5% in the third quarter. This amid […]

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Michael Pento Exclusive: Cheap Money to Continue Flowing & Helicopter Money to Start after 2017 Crash

Michael Pento Exclusive: Cheap Money to Continue Flowing & Helicopter Money to Start after 2017 Crash

Listen to the Podcast Audio: Click Here Mike Gleason (Money Metals Exchange): It is my privilege now to welcome in Michael Pento, president and founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies and author of the book The Coming Bond Market Collapse: How to Survive the Demise of the U.S. Debt Market. Michael is a money manager who ascribes to the Austrian School of Economics and has been a regular guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business News, and also the Money Metals Podcast. Michael, it’s always great to have you on. Thanks for joining us today and welcome back. Michael Pento (Pento Portfolio Strategies): The best of all that list is the Money […]

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5 Reasons You Should Buy Trump Insurance—And It’s Not Trump’s Fault

| November 18, 2016 | Articles: General

By Olivier Garret As the US licks its wounds after one of the most divisive elections in history, the markets appear to anticipate a positive economic outcome. On the election night, the overnight futures markets plummeted with the expectations of a Clinton victory. But it didn’t take long for a rebound. By morning, the markets returned back to normal. Lower taxes and a less regulated environment are good for the economy. And I hope Trump pulls it off. However, I am worried that what we see now is just a post-election honeymoon.  A good guarantee against unforeseen outcomes is owning gold bullion. Like most candidates, Donald Trump will not fulfill […]

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Gold and Silver Mining: Trading Tips for Staying on Top of the Market

Some investors are taking the view that a strong breakout in gold and silver miners is flagging up opportunities for gains in the mining sector over the coming months and even further into the future. Tools can help with following prices and company news like those at learn about Money Morning.  And in terms of developing a strategy for staying on top of the market, here is a look at what factors to consider if you want to try and achieve that aim. Balance sheet clues If you are trying to pick out the future winners from the losers, a company’s balance sheet is not a bad starting point when […]

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Trading Online Made Easy: Trade Gold After the U.S. Election

| November 15, 2016 | Category: Investing
Trading Online Made Easy: Trade Gold After the U.S. Election

The results of the U.S. election came as a big surprise to most of the world. Economists, politicians, and everyday people expected Hillary Clinton to be the big winner of the election. Yet, Donald Trump pulled away a big upset and beat his opponent with a fairly large and unexpected margin. The results of the election had an immediate impact on world markets as traders reacted to the uncertainty that a Trump presidency brings to the world. Currencies fluctuated up and down in price as doubt spread over the true value of the United States dollar and other bedrock currencies that hold the work economic system in place. This sort […]

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Trump World: What Happens to Your Investments Now?

Trump World: What Happens to Your Investments Now?

Donald Trump’s victory came as the first surprise for many around the world. The reaction in the markets was the second surprise. Investors got what they expected for a few hours overnight as the ballot results came in; stocks were crushed and metals spiked higher. By mid-morning on Wednesday, however, stocks were surging and metals rolled over. Now, a few days post-election, commentators and “experts” have written stories to explain the action in markets. Some of these stories may even prove true. But at this early stage, investors should recognize that markets mostly reflect hopes, fears, and high frequency trading shenanigans. Reality tends to arrive later. All eyes are focused […]

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Here’s a Smarter Way to Buy Precious Metals in Volatile Times

Here’s a Smarter Way to Buy Precious Metals in Volatile Times

BY HARD ASSETS ALLIANCE Volatility in gold and silver has been on full display the past 24 hours. As the US presidential election approached this week, gold declined $30 to $1275/oz on the prospect of a Clinton victory. However, as initial poll results came in and were favorable for Trump, gold reversed course and rocketed higher through overnight trading. Shortly after 12 AM EST when most polling had closed, gold was up a staggering $60, to $1335/oz. Stock markets around the world were plummeting with circuit breakers triggered on US equity futures markets. As the dust settles and Trump’s victory is being digested, a sense of “normalcy” is returning to […]

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What’s Behind the Recent Surge in Volatility?

What’s Behind the Recent Surge in Volatility?

BY HARD ASSETS ALLIANCE It’s no secret that people don’t like uncertainty. By nature, humans are generally creatures of habit—preferring stability and safe outcomes. This is especially true when it comes to financial matters. However, financial markets are almost always facing some type of uncertainty, be it corporate earnings, interest rates, or geopolitical events. The issues are often benign and the outcomes are non-events, but as we know, there are always surprises causing markets to react. The volatility index, commonly referred to as the VIX, is a measure of investor uncertainty and fear of the unknown. The VIX can go months at a time meandering along without much direction and […]

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Gold Is a Safe Bet No Matter What the Fed Will Do

| November 10, 2016 | Category: Economy
Gold Is a Safe Bet No Matter What the Fed Will Do

By Olivier Garret Gold prices have dropped from $1,340 an ounce in September to as low as $1,250 late last week. This is largely due to forecasts of a rate hike by the US Federal Reserve. But the sharp drop in gold began to reverse on Monday. The price rose by more than $25 in just three trading days. Most gold analysts say the main reason for the bounce is reaction to comments made by Yellen last Friday. Judging from what Fed Chair Janet Yellen said last week, gold is likely to move up no matter what the US economy does. Fed Chair Yellen highlights plans for “high-pressure economy” In […]

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Election Uncertainty Now Influencing Gold & Silver Prices

Election Uncertainty Now Influencing Gold & Silver Prices

Most of us consider this year’s presidential election as the wildest and most unpredictable we’ve ever seen, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the markets. Gold and silver spent most of the past three weeks going nowhere fast. Between Oct. 6th and Oct. 27th silver traded within ten cents of $17.60/oz – an extraordinarily tight range. Precious metals generally thrive on uncertainty, but the markets have been unfazed and instead have appeared to be paralyzed. It seems Wall Street may not have shared the trepidation many Americans at large have been feeling. That may be about to change. On Friday, FBI director James Comey, of all people, broke […]

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Regardless of Who Wins the Election, Confidence in Washington DC Is ALREADY Shattered

| November 2, 2016 | Articles: Insights
Regardless of Who Wins the Election, Confidence in Washington DC Is ALREADY Shattered

It just doesn’t matter much whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wins the election, at least in terms of gold and silver market fundamentals. That said, the contest itself is signaling something important precious metals investors should be watching intently. This campaign is dragging whatever prestige is still associated with the Office of President into the mud. Few voters on either side bother to spend much time arguing the greatness of their candidate. When both Trump and Clinton carry more baggage than American Airlines, it’s easier to focus on their opponent’s shortcomings. The victor in this epically polarized contest will garner only tepid support from a minority of Americans. He […]

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How Big Is Your Gold and Silver Picture?

| October 31, 2016 | Articles: Insights
How Big Is Your Gold and Silver Picture?

Whether you surf the Internet for information about the precious metals and mining stocks or receive newsletters by snail mail, you’re exposed to predictions by all and sundry: How high will prices go? How long will it take? Will they remain elevated if/when they reach record nominal and/or inflation-adjusted highs? Truth be told, all of us are “inquiring minds who would like to know.” We want to believe that someone somewhere can predict the future. So we seek out gurus who might have special knowledge that puts us on the inside track. It could be on a site like GoldSeek.com, where newsletter writers publish a portion of their work a […]

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