15 Mar 2021
Look to Prices, Not Official Metrics, for Inflation's Smoking Gun

The Federal Reserve's insistence that inflation is being kept in check and below its annual targeted rate of 2% seems impossible considering the oceans of money poured into the economy. Economics 101 teaches us that, when money supply goes up without a corresponding increase in goods for sale, prices must rise. It's virtually a law of nature. But how can…

08 Mar 2021
Historic Money Supply Great for Long-Term Gold Prices

The multi-trillion dollar stimulus appears to have achieved the desired effect, at least in the short term. The influx of freshly-printed, free floating money encouraged risk-on sentiment, increased bond yields and caused money managers to once again turn away from gold. However, it wouldn't take much more inflation to kickstart the next big bull run in gold…

01 Mar 2021
Stimulus Scams On the Rise

Economic impact payments, also known as stimulus checks, has proven irresistible to scammers and thieves. Many Americans have fallen prey to scams, phishing, and outright theft thanks to criminals using stimulus checks as a premise. Here's what FinCEN says we should look out for…

Mar 2021
Gold and Bitcoin Can Co-Exist as Inflation Hedges

Shaun Djie of Digix explains that both gold and bitcoin are valued by investors seeking protection against inflation, and that neither is likely to displace the other. Gold is more liquid and has a larger role in the global monetary system. But the real difference between gold and bitcoin has to do with the types of savers who choose them…