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At Birch Gold Group, we spend a lot of time writing about – and educating our readers on – the numerous advantages of gold-backed IRAs. As the Precious Metal IRA Specialists, we’ve seen first-hand how gold can benefit people’s retirement portfolios. While the dollar’s value continues to erode, and the stock market dips at the […]

Predicting business trends is dangerous, particularly on the Internet and particularly when you put a time frame on it. So although it doesn’t come as a surprise to us, even we wouldn’t have put such a bearish call on the recent jobs numbers that came out for December last week. Sure, we knew the numbers […]

The Federal Reserve is already telegraphing that the taper will not go well. In a speech on Friday, Ben Bernanke tempered praise of his tenure as Federal Reserve Chair with acknowledgment that economic recovery “clearly remains incomplete” – which is quite an understatement. In fact, with the markets having been so distorted with $4 trillion […]

We’ve said it before, and we’ll keep saying it as long as there are people who need the benefit of gold in their savings portfolios and retirement accounts: Gold is historically one of the best hedges against inflation and currency mishaps. Gold serves as an insurance policy against the crashes and collapses that the world […]

The year ends on a high note for equities after a year (years, actually) of being bolstered by Federal Reserve giveaways, a.k.a. Quantitative Easing. This unprecedented level of market interference by the Fed is supposedly being stepped down, or “tapered”, beginning next month as the market tries to figure out what a new normal might […]

Although we start this week’s Market Update on a down note, stick with us. For on this holiday season, it ends cheery… With the market accepting the latest “official” figures on GDP and unemployment at face value, with most shrugging off last week’s news from the Federal Reserve that it intends to begin tapering Quantitative […]