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As the Federal Reserve winds down its symposium at Jackson Hole, what can we learn? For one, it’s clear that Janet Yellen is trying her best to inspire confidence by throwing us the proverbial bone by *saying* all the right things… but so far she hasn’t proven she will *act* on her words. Do you believe in what Yellen is selling us? It’s your choice; but what you believe must inform how you make your own decisions for your future. We lay out your choices here — the options can’t be more black and white.

Yet another sobering study shows that one-third of Americans aren’t saving for retirement. Do we only have ourselves to blame? Maybe. But if you take a look at the Fed’s actions, it’s clear that Janet Yellen and Co. doesn’t WANT you to save! We reveal some of the forces working against your savings goals, and one way to circumvent them. If you want to save more for retirement, you’ve got to read this.

Fed Chair Janet Yellen sounded positively upbeat and hopeful as she testified and answered questions last Friday before the Senate Banking Committee. She was encouraged about manufacturing numbers, about unemployment figures and the strengthening of the U.S. economy. She seemed confident that October was still the right time to end Quantitative Easing. She also indicated that interest rates would eventually rise. Here’s the question: Should we buy it?

Steve Forbes has graciously given his time to Birch Gold Group for an exclusive interview, and in this special edition of the Market Report, we bring you some of the highlights. We asked the accomplished CEO of Forbes Inc. a number of questions: On the Federal Reserves role in the economy, how the dollar is being undermined, Americans’ view of savings and what role gold can play in helping to safeguard anyone’s savings. Listen to just some of what Mr. Forbes had to tell us, and get the very first reactions from our own Vince Miller and Will Hart.

Birch Gold Group recently sat down with renowned financial commentator Peter Schiff for an exclusive one-on-one interview. In this “sneak peak” edition of the Market Report, we’re giving you some of the highlights. We asked Mr. Schiff, “Has the Fed learned ANYTHING from the last fiscal crisis? Might they actually be creating a dollar bubble? And what can people do to prepare for the dollar’s collapse?” Hear what Schiff had to tell us in response, and then get first reactions from our very own Vince Miller and Will Hart.

Every week we bring you relevant news concerning the precious metals market and the overall economy. For this week’s news, gold defies financial forecasts and continues to rise in price. Gold experts from across the globe are convening to reform the gold-pricing benchmark to achieve transparency. Finally, gold expert Jeff Nichols projects a positive future for gold. Here are this week’s headlines.

A recent surge in stocks has been partly credited to promising signs from America’s manufacturers. But a close inspection of the state of manufacturing in this country is far from promising — and it speaks right to the core of what plagues business in America today. Can we TRULY call this a “free market economy”? How long can we sustain what has become a “service economy”? You can decide right here.

What “official” figures are we supposed to believe from the government anymore? After a THIRD revision to the GDP figures from this year’s first quarter, now we’re told the economy shrank nearly 3%. But despite the grim news, many officials are preaching patience and confidence. Should you follow their lead? In this post, we present the facts and let you decide.

Every week we bring you news that affects the precious metals market and your financial livelihood. This week, we consider the function of gold in a world full of uncertainty and ever-increasing turmoil. Also, read why susceptibility to market manipulation has forced the gold market to alter the pricing benchmark in order to maintain transparency. Finally, how have the Federal Reserve’s fiscal decisions affected the precious metals market and American economy? Here are this week’s headlines.