17 Nov 2013

With each passing day, there is more and more speculation in the markets that China is accumulating and holding more gold than they’re letting on. China reports official reserves to the International Monetary Fund, but the nation is far from transparent on the real extent of their reserves. With just some simple math and extrapolation,... View Article

13 Nov 2013

Last Monday former Federal Reserve official Andrew Huszar wrote an astonishing mea culpa in the Wall Street Journal regarding his role in implementing and managing Quantitative Easing. He apologized to America and confessed that QE, though sold to the public as help for Main Street, has really been “the greatest backdoor bailout of Wall Street... View Article

12 Nov 2013

After the last stock market meltdown, many hardworking Americans have been hesitant to reinvest their nest eggs. And it’s no wonder: countless investors who were planning for retirement have seen their portfolios eaten away over the last decade, negating years’ worth of gains, sometimes in a matter of weeks. Today, many are choosing not to... View Article

10 Nov 2013

The past month has brought more evidence that the “smart money” among investors sees dips in the price of gold as a much anticipated buying opportunity rather than a reason to panic and sell. Take, for example, recent reports that the U.S. Mint is poised to break its all-time annual sales record for American Gold... View Article

07 Nov 2013

The Anatomy of a Physical Gold IRA

November 7, 2013 Birch Gold

Putting your retirement savings into a physical gold IRA could help you safeguard your money from the declining dollar, as well as stock market volatility. But one of the first things you’ll need to consider when opening your IRA is what to put inside it: what types of gold and how much? If you’re new... View Article

03 Nov 2013

It continues: Wall Street will receive its full aid of $85 billion worth of liquidity each month. So declared the Federal Reserve after its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting last week, citing an economy that is still recovering too “moderately” to introduce any changes right now. The hints continue that a taper in its... View Article

30 Oct 2013

You’ve worked hard over the years, diligently contributing to your 401k. And you understand that planning ahead for retirement is one of the most important things you can do for your future – and for your family’s future. Imagine, then, having that retirement savings suddenly washed away by a stock market crash. Or picture your... View Article

28 Oct 2013

Last week, the Federal Reserve proposed placing minimal liquidity requirements on big banks, supposedly to help them weather (coming?) financial storms with more easily accessible cash on hand. This probably would be a good thing for our fragile fractional reserve banking system, as it means less money could be lost by banks that are still... View Article