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Gold Investment Against Volatile Markets

As glittering as it was way back in 800 B.C., gold has owned the throne for its value and rich history among cultures all throughout the world. It has maintained and even increased its value throughout the ages that people tend to pass it on from generation to generation in order to preserve their wealth. Can gold be then as precious as it seems to be a ‘safe haven’ when it comes to a volatile market? Market volatility can come in different shapes and sized and is and will always be a part and parcel of investing. Traditionally speaking, gold has been a refuge for investors seeking shelter from a […]

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Chris Powell: Futures Markets Give High-Volume Trading Discounts to Governments

Chris Powell: Futures Markets Give High-Volume Trading Discounts to Governments

Your browser does not support the podcast player element. DOWNLOAD MP3 Mike Gleason (Money Metals Exchange): It is my privilege now to welcome in Chris Powell, Secretary-Treasurer at the Gold Antitrust Action Committee, also known as GATA. Chris is a long-time journalist and hard money advocate, and through his tireless efforts at GATA he is working to expose the manipulation of the gold and silver markets. Through GATA’s work over the years. Some important revelations have come to light, which quite honestly should concern everyone. It’s great to have him back on with us. Chris, how are you, and thanks for taking the time to talk with us today. Chris […]

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Fed Officials Say More Hikes Are on The Way, Markets Disagree

Fed Officials Say More Hikes Are on The Way, Markets Disagree

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen says she is planning more hikes in the Fed funds rate, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the markets. So far, the response in foreign exchange, bonds, and equities isn’t what people expected. Markets have always been notorious for behaving unpredictably. But in an age when central bankers micromanage virtually all markets, the behavior could be the result of careful planning. Maybe the recent market action was only unpredictable for those of us outside of the FOMC conference room. Officials hiked rates in December, March, and June. Despite that the U.S. dollar has fallen to its lowest levels in more than a year. The […]

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Bullion Investors Versus the Machines

| August 10, 2016 | Articles: Insights
Bullion Investors Versus the Machines

This new article contests the concept of calculated algorithms provided by HFTs and how much weight should a human bullion investor put towards its reaction to market data.

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The Train Wreck Of 2016 In Financial Markets Is Beginning

The Train Wreck Of 2016 In Financial Markets Is Beginning

Between the delusion of “something for nothing,” and the denial of believing that our financial world was fine yesterday so it must be great tomorrow, lies the clarity of realizing the financial well-being of several billion people is currently threatened. It was the same before the Tech-wreck of 2000 and the financial crisis of 2008. As it was in 2000, is now, and ever shall be …

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Asking the Wrong Questions

Asking the Wrong Questions

Garbage in, garbage out! Ask better questions and the answers will be more useful. The same thinking that brought the world to this point will not be helpful in solving the problems that threaten our financial well-being.

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Banks Disparage Gold Ownership and Engage in Largest Financial Crime Spree

| January 21, 2014 | Category: Economy
Banks Disparage Gold Ownership and Engage in Largest Financial Crime Spree

Our entire global financial is corrupt. And, while it is necessary to have a bank account in order to engage in transactions, it is equally important to have a store of wealth kept outside this system. And, the best way to do this is to own gold.

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Christmas Wishes

| December 23, 2013 | Category: Investing
Christmas Wishes

This is an imaginary conversation with Santa who gives his Christmas wishes related to money and markets.

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