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17 Mar 2021
COVID-19 Mitigation Fallout: Retirement Savers and The Challenging Road Ahead
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As the pandemic subsides, the economic consequences of COVID-19 stimulus are taking shape. And the economic consequences of the pandemic may become just as endemic as the COVID-19 virus itself. Here's what your post-pandemic retirement plans should must account for…

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...

08 Mar 2021

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

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...