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Business news is awash with optimism about the “encouraging” jobs numbers that were released last Friday, indicating yet again that the recovery is real and the economy is strengthening. But is it? Is it really? The possibility makes the stock market a little nervous because many take seriously the Federal Reserve’s threat to taper Quantitative […]

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 […]

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.

The bond market was already on a knife’s edge.

Often considered a relatively safe investment, the writing for bonds had been on the wall. Bernanke & Co had kept interest rates down for so long, they’d created such an artificial market for bonds due to their own purchases ($85 billion each month), it had been clear to most that the only thing propping up the bond market was the Fed and their program of Quantitative Easing.

Following Detroit’s bankruptcy, municipal bond funds appear to have fallen off that knife’s edge and into the abyss. When may other bonds follow suit?