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06Dec 2019
us inflation

With the official rate of inflation continuing to stubbornly sit below the Federal Reserve’s target, they’re floating new ideas to move it higher. One such proposal may do the trick, but it could lead to some dangerous (and unintended) consequences. See what’s at stake here.

25Nov 2019
gold prices

2019 has been an excellent year for gold prices, despite the recent pullback. In a recent report, analysts from TD Securities outline why they believe any further dips could mark fantastic buying opportunities, especially heading into a year that they view as being quite favorable for gold. Here’s why they believe prices will reach $1,650.

22Nov 2019
weak dollar

For decades, the dollar has enjoyed dominance as the global reserve currency. But as the U.S. Government increasingly uses the greenback as an economic weapon around the world, a growing number of countries are scheming to find a viable alternative to conduct transactions. If they succeed in doing so, what does that mean for the dollar, and the value of your savings?

20Nov 2019
national debt

With Social Security’s future in question, and with the federal debt soaring – increasing over $1 trillion in just the past three months – Congress is proposing a solution that could kill the two birds with one stone. But might their “fix” do more harm than good? Here’s how it could all backfire.

18Nov 2019
gold silver price

While the past six months have been positive for precious metals across the board, gold has been a particular standout. However, one analyst believes that silver is poised for its own growth spurt in the near future. Find out why here.

15Nov 2019
federal reserve

In the wake of a tumultuous few months for the Federal Reserve, the last thing the central bank can afford right now is to give any indication that they don’t have firm control over their policy. However, after the Federal funds rate broke wildly high in September, the Fed seems to have allowed the pendulum to swing too far in the other direction, with rates moving dangerously low. It begs the question, have they lost control over their primary tool to implement its policy? And if so, what does that mean for the near future?