Tag: presidential election

Debate Debacle: What Biden and Trump SHOULD Have Been Asked

| October 1, 2020 | Articles: Freedom
Debate Debacle: What Biden and Trump SHOULD Have Been Asked

Tuesday night’s presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden won’t go down as a great moment in the annals of American democracy. That much both camps, as well as independent observers of the chaotic spectacle, can agree upon. The post-debate debate over whose interruptions or insults were most egregious totally overlooked the glaring failure of moderator Chris Wallace to ask any substantive questions about the country’s unprecedented financial predicament. Record budget deficits? Unsustainable debt growth? Open-ended Federal Reserve currency creation? None of these topics that bear down starkly on America’s financial future were even brought up! Whoever occupies the Oval Office for the next four years will have to […]

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Chaos 2020: Will Markets Melt Down If No One Concedes the Election?

| September 16, 2020 | Articles: Freedom
Chaos 2020: Will Markets Melt Down If No One Concedes the Election?

As pundits weigh in daily on who has the edge in this year’s political horserace, investors want to know how the election will affect their pocketbook. It could affect it in a big way. A major disruptive threat looms in the 2020 election like no other in recent history. It’s not that one candidate or the other would be uniquely bad for markets. Wall Street could be okay with either a Trump or a Biden victory, albeit probably for different reasons. Both candidates are by now totally familiar. And despite their significant policy differences, either Trump or Biden would be tolerable from the standpoint of America’s biggest corporations – many […]

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How Will the Election Impact the Bullion Market?

| August 31, 2020 | Category: Trading
How Will the Election Impact the Bullion Market?

Bullion investors took a breather when Donald Trump was elected in 2016. Demand for coins, rounds, and bars fell significantly on the day after election day and stayed down for the next 3 years. After 8 years of Barack Obama, ultra-loose fed policy and a historic run-up in the national debt, investors felt things would get better under Trump. Today, as we near the end of Trump’s first term, demand for physical precious metals has spiked. The COVID scare and the associated monetary and fiscal stimulus coupled with widespread social unrest has gold and silver bugs stocking up once again. Along with them, an entirely new wave of investors and […]

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