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A Year Like No Other for Precious Metals… and Everything Else

| December 31, 2020 | Articles: Freedom
A Year Like No Other for Precious Metals… and Everything Else

Well, it’s been a year like no other in so many ways. “Unprecedented” is an often-overused term. But there truly is no precedent for much of what transpired in public health, politics, the monetary system, the economy, and markets. More than 300,000 Americans reportedly lost their lives while infected with COVID-19.  Less widely publicized was a spike in deaths of despair due to lockdowns and related social ills that drove all too many into depression and drug addiction.  Or the deaths that were caused, or will be caused, by Americans putting off or avoiding doctor’s visits. America’s cities burned while the mainstream media egged on anti-police protests. In their aftermath, […]

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Investors Confused as Governors Spur Protests While Keeping Others Locked Down

Investors Confused as Governors Spur Protests While Keeping Others Locked Down

A violent and chaotic week in America’s cities was met with little apparent concern on Wall Street.  For the most part, the stock market continued on its merry way higher. Precious metals markets, meanwhile, are giving back some of their recent gains. It’s no surprise that silver encountered some resistance at $19.  In fact, on May 26th we had pointed to that very level being the next important target for silver in weekly Money Metals News Alert we send out via email every Monday morning. $19 was also the high point for silver in late February before the steep selloff began.  So, this week silver essentially made up for all […]

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