Tag: inflation

Market Moves Ahead Should be Good for Gold, Bad for US Dollar

| July 11, 2013 | Category: Economy
Market Moves Ahead Should be Good for Gold, Bad for US Dollar

Gold and silver will not only continue to serve in their timeless role as a store of wealth while fiat currencies flail and ultimately fail—right now, market conditions are ripe for a once-in-a-lifetime profit opportunity to take shape. The current gloom in the mining-stock sector has stock prices at astounding lows… but those who know which companies are best positioned to ride out this temporary collapse and have the fortitude to invest in them now can make a fortune. This isn’t exaggeration—this scenario has played out before in the US.

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What Are Reasonable Gold Market Expectations?

What Are Reasonable Gold Market Expectations?

Full market capitulation is underway. Headlines about gold are almost universally negative today, and all about selling. This feeds on itself, and the process may not be over. In this kind of environment, prices will overshoot to the downside. In other words, the bottom may not be in. What if we get more short-term pain?

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Jim Rickards: We Have Both Inflation And Deflation Right Now

Jim Rickards: We Have Both Inflation And Deflation Right Now

We have two things going on at once right now. You have deflation which is perfectly natural and what you would expect in a depression. Against that, we have inflation from the Fed money printing. In rough numbers we might have 4% deflation and 5% inflation at the same time which net out to about 1% inflation in the CPI. That is not a stable series; that is actually two forces pushing against each other.

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Jim Rickards: Gold Likely To Trade Sideways For Most Of 2013

Jim Rickards: Gold Likely To Trade Sideways For Most Of 2013

On the question where gold will trade for the rest of this year, Rickards is convinced that gold will go sideways this year and that it will go up next year. He also believes inflation is coming with a lag. On the question what deflation means for gold, Rickards answers that gold traditionally performs well amid deflation, as well as inflation.

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The Unofficial Inflation Rate

The Unofficial Inflation Rate

Inflation – a few percent seems unimportant, but over a decade, it becomes very important. Look at the calculation in this article. According to several surveys, real people think their personal inflation rate is around 8% per year with a significant percent of the responders claiming 9 – 11% or more per year. Are you going to believe what the government is telling you?

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Peter Schiff: Even The Big Mac Indicator Shows 6% Inflation

Peter Schiff: Even The Big Mac Indicator Shows 6% Inflation

Peter Schiff comments on the latest disappointing US GDP figures and the real inflation rate. Since 2002 the price of a Big Mac is up with 6% while the CPI has increased less than 2%. Besides he discusses the increase of 3.2% in consumer spending, the decrease of earnings and the savings rate (which stands at its lowest points since Q4 2007).

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The Government Debt Situation Japan: A Catastrophe Waiting To Happen

In what we consider a magnificent speech, Kyle Bass explains why he believes the Japanese government debt bubble is explosive in nature. He expects this bubble to burst soon, although he reiterates that it is impossible to know when exactly this will happen.

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Newsflash: Wakeup Call From Cyprus To The Rest Of The World

Major news hit the wires on Saturday March 16th. Cyprus, although a very small island in Southern Europe, is the next country to announce a bailout of their banks. European officials and the government in Cyprus worked out a deal in which depositors become part of the bailout: every depositor of a bank in Cyprus will be charged a “one-time fee” of either 6.75% (for deposit less than 100,000 euros) or 9.9% (for deposits exceeding 100,000 euros).  Source: Reuters. More facts related to this crucial event: The rescue package by the EU and IMF is worth 10 billion euros ($13 billion). The government stated that this bailout deal was a […]

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China Concerned About QE & Currency War

At a certain point in 2011, the Chinese let their currency go up. Amazingly, right after they did it, their inflation, trade surplus and economy “cooled off”. So the exchange rate was pegged at a new level. That’s when the Fed announced QE3, and the same process started all over.

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Inflation In 38 Seconds By Mike Maloney

| February 21, 2013 | Articles: General

What is inflation? Prices going up right? WRONG. A short preview clip of Mike Maloney’s upcoming series “Gold & Silver: Hidden Secrets Of Money” explains the core idea of inflation.

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We Are In Uncharted Waters – The Debate Is Not Addressing The Truth

Frank Giustra is a very successful entrepreneur and investor. He succeeded in various role, from the gold mining sector to the fim industry. Very recently, he spoke at the World Outlook Financial Conference where he talked about a couple of big themes: his economic and monetary outlook, everyone’s hidden agenda, disinformation and inflation. The interview is extremely insightful, accurate and actual.

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James Rickards: World Currency System Moving Towards Catastrophe

James Rickards: World Currency System Moving Towards Catastrophe

The world currency system is riding down the road to catastrophe. Those were the words from James Rickards during a recent interview on Wall Street Journal. The world already has entered a currency war that began in 2010 on the heels of the Federal Reserve’s massive easing program. Since then, plenty of nations have joined in, including Brazil, Switzerland and Japan.

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Peter Schiff Reveals CPI Propaganda By Calculating Real Price Inflation

| January 16, 2013 | Articles: General
Peter Schiff Reveals CPI Propaganda By Calculating Real Price Inflation

Peter Schiff explains how the official price inflation measurement is not reflecting the daily reality. Our intuition already knew this but now it has also been proven statistically. Between 1970 and 1980 the officially reported CPI rose a whopping 112%, and prices of the anlayzed basket of goods and services rose by 117%, just a 4% faster than the CPI. In contrast between 2002 and 2012 the CPI rose just 27.5%. But the basket much faster, accounting for a 62% difference!

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Gold And Silver Are “Go-To” Assets For Capital Preservation

| December 10, 2012 | Articles: Insights

The new Thunder Report is out. The author reviews the macro economic prospects for 2013-15, based on the long wave or Kondratieff Cycle. In the past, following the Kondratieff Cycle gave a 91% probability on success. It is now signalling that a new crisis is looming on the horizon. Excessive debt is the key driver. The Kondratieff Cycle is in its last of four big cycles that started in 1788. The end of this large cycle will be characterized by debt reduction through INFLATION and by DEFLATION in the prices of almost everything in terms of gold. That’s why the title of the current edition of The Thunder Report is […]

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