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With each passing day, there is more and more speculation in the markets that China is accumulating and holding more gold than they’re letting on. China reports official reserves to the International Monetary Fund, but the nation is far from transparent on the real extent of their reserves. With just some simple math and extrapolation, […]

Last Monday former Federal Reserve official Andrew Huszar wrote an astonishing mea culpa in the Wall Street Journal regarding his role in implementing and managing Quantitative Easing. He apologized to America and confessed that QE, though sold to the public as help for Main Street, has really been “the greatest backdoor bailout of Wall Street […]

Last week, the Federal Reserve proposed placing minimal liquidity requirements on big banks, supposedly to help them weather (coming?) financial storms with more easily accessible cash on hand. This probably would be a good thing for our fragile fractional reserve banking system, as it means less money could be lost by banks that are still […]

Last week, Birch Gold Group had the privilege to conduct an exclusive one-on-one interview with former Congressman and Presidential candidate Ron Paul. In the candid discussion, Dr. Paul discussed a number of topics with us, including… The long-term effects of the Fed’s program of Quantitative Easing: “The longer it lasts, the worse the correction will […]

The controversy over who will be the next Federal Reserve Chair just took a surprising turn. Widely considered to be the frontrunner and President Obama’s clear favorite for the job, Larry Summers has withdrawn his name from consideration in a shock move Sunday. How may the fallout affect the markets? Read our take.

Quantitative Easing has already created a paradoxical world where bad news for the economy is good news for the markets. But with an even larger potential implication being the destruction of the dollar, how does the Fed wean the markets off of the stimulus program? A better question may be, CAN THEY wean the markets off? Read this week’s Market Update to find out.