23Mar 2018
jerome powell raises rates

This past week, the Fed raised interest rates by 0.25%. A couple years ago raising rates seemed like a “boy who cried wolf” idea, now we’re seeing one rate hike after the other, with troubling risks behind each hike.

21Mar 2018
National debt at point of no return

The U.S. national debt has increased by $1.186 trillion since Congress suspended the debt ceiling back in September. This amounts to a troubling 6% increase, and it doesn’t look like it will be slowing down anytime soon.

19Mar 2018
gold shows lack of volatility

For most market participants, February was marked by a massive jump in volatility which spread across virtually every asset class except gold. See why Sprott Asset Management says this showcases gold’s strengths in this week’s News to Know.