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Pension Funds Need Gold before It’s Too Late

Pension Funds Need Gold before It’s Too Late

Tens of millions of Americans and their employers pour money into pension plans each month, counting those funds to grow and to be there when needed at retirement. But a time bomb awaits. The bulk of U.S. pension funds are dangerously underfunded, and the assets are often invested in securities that have bleak prospects for providing income that keeps up with a general decline in purchasing power. A pension plan requires an employer to make contributions into a pool of funds set aside for a worker’s future benefit. In 1875, when the American Express Company established the first private pension plan in the United States, the face of retirement was […]

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Frank Holmes: Gold Rally Extremely Likely in January and February

Frank Holmes: Gold Rally Extremely Likely in January and February

Your browser does not support the podcast player element. DOWNLOAD MP3 Mike Gleason (Money Metals Exchange): We are fortunate today to be joined by Frank Holmes, CEO and Chief Investment Officer at U.S. Global Investors. Just recently Mr. Holmes received another award from the Mining Journal and was named America’s Best Fund Manager for 2016, one of many awards he’s received now in the mining industry for his fantastic track record. He is also the co-author of the book The Gold Watcher: Demystifying Gold Investing and is a regular guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business, as well as right here on the Money Metals Podcast. Frank Happy New Year to […]

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Gold Prices Are Being Hacked

Gold Prices Are Being Hacked

Major U.S. and international banks cheat their customers and rig markets. Revelations have been piling up since the 2008 financial crisis. Hundreds of billions have been paid in fines, penalties, and settlements. The fraud, price manipulation, lying, and theft – once considered conspiracy theories – are now incontrovertible conspiracy facts. This reality is dawning now in the precious metals industry. GATA, the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee, labored for years making the case for price manipulation in the markets. They, and others, made a powerful argument complete with price charts and trading patterns that simply could not be explained in free and fair markets. But their argument was universally disregarded by […]

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Outlook for Precious Metals in 2017

Outlook for Precious Metals in 2017

Precious metals had a wild ride in 2016, launching higher in the first half of the year and then falling much of the way back to earth in the second half. Our outlook for 2017 hinges on some of the drivers that figured prominently in last year’s trading. There are also a couple of new wrinkles. Europe We’ll start with some fundamentals that metals investors have become well acquainted with in recent years. The troubles plaguing Europe seem to be forgotten, but they certainly aren’t gone. The question is whether or not officials in Europe will be able to keep the wheels on in 2017. Several major European banks remain […]

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PRESS RELEASE – U.S. Mint announced “The 2017 American Eagle coins will be released in January 2017!”

For Immediate Release: 12/22/2016 Bullion Exchanges www.bullionexchanges.com U.S. Mint announced “The 2017 American Eagle coins will be released in January 2017!” The real American heritage 2017 American Eagles are now available for pre-order from Bullion Exchanges! This U.S. Mint series is one of the most collectible and desired in the world.  They are produced in three versions: silver, gold and platinum.  The weight, content and purity are all guaranteed by the United States government. The history of American Eagles dates back to 1986 when it was authorized by the Gold Bullion Act of 1985. Since then, the demand for these coins has grown steadily among collectors and investors as a valuable investment […]

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PRESS RELEASE – The new 2017 Gold and Silver Maple Leafs are now available at Bullion Exchanges

For Immediate Release: 12/22/2016 Bullion Exchanges www.bullionexchanges.com Bullion Exchanges announces the new 2017 Gold and Silver Maple Leafs are now available The newest coins in the best-selling and highly praised bullion series, the Gold and Silver Maple Leafs, will be released by the Royal Canadian Mint on December 7th, 2016. These amazing coins are desired collectibles due to their iconic maple leaf design and leading bullion security enhancements. First created from gold in 1979 and silver in 1988, the Canadian Maple Leafs are one of the most highly anticipated bullion coins in the market. Buyers of all types from new buyers to industry veterans are excitedly awaiting the latest issue of these desirable coins due to their high […]

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

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What are the Best Investments when Interest Rates are Low?

What are the Best Investments when Interest Rates are Low?

We’re currently living through uncertain times. Interest rates are at historic lows, and this isn’t particularly good news for savers. However, this doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to expand on your savings, or that opportunities aren’t present. There are still some great investments that you can make when interest rates are low. Here are just a couple. Property: Fixed Rate Mortgages In spite of low interest rates, the UK property market continues to boom. Prices have been rising steadily over the past decade, and even in the wake of Brexit, few experts are suggesting that this will end any time soon. As such, property is considered to be a relatively […]

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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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