LATEST NEWS : Understanding Gold's Massive Impact on Fed Maneuvering

ust about everyone knows Alan Greenspan. As central bankers go, he may just be the most famous ever. Even today, 1 in 6 Americans still think he’s the current chair of the Federal Reserve. As Fed chief from 1987 until 2006, Greenspan oversaw the latter part of the greatest stock bull in history. For that, […]

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LATEST NEWS : Fed Weighs Change to Rate Guidance for Added Flexibility

Federal Reserve officials are considering whether to alter their guidance on the likely path of interest rates to give them more flexibility to react to changes in the economy. The Fed has said since March that its benchmark rate would stay low for a “considerable time” after it completes monthly bond buying intended to boost […]

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LATEST NEWS : Inflation – Crash Course Chapter 11

For close to 300 years, inflation in the US remained very subdued. Small spurts occurred around major wars (Revolutionary, Civil, WW1, etc), but after each, inflation quickly trended back down to its long-term baseline. If you lived during this stretch of time, your money had roughly the same purchasing power your great-grandfather’s did. But something […]

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LATEST NEWS : A Brief History of US Money – Crash Course Chapter 9

Looking at the past 100 years of the US dollar’s history, one theme becomes abundantly clear: in times of crisis, the US government has no issue with changing its own rules or breaking its own laws. And those “temporary” emergency measures have a nasty habit of quickly becoming permanent. Among the more notable milestones of […]

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LATEST NEWS : The Immorality Of Paper Money

One of today’s most common economic fallacies is that the soaring stock market is evidence of economic recovery. Nothing could be further from the truth. Stocks have almost tripled since the 2008 collapse, but that stock growth stems from Federal Reserve money printing (inflation) and near zero interest rates. The Fed’s balance sheet has grown […]

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Did what JUST happen to Gold & Silver prices affect you? Here's why it did, and why you don't even know it…

Have you seen what’s been happening to Gold & Silver? If you were holding 5,000 ounces (average Gold For Life client holding) you’d have made $10,570 in the last week alone… Not including the cash-flow for the month, which would be another $1,000 – $1,700 this month… But that’s not what’s most important… What is […]

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LATEST NEWS : Fed Decision Day Guide From Dot Plots To Exit Strategy

Here’s what to look for when the Federal Open Market Committee releases its policy statement at 2 p.m. today inWashington along with new economic projections. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen plans to give a press conference at 2:30 p.m. continue reading at bloomberg.com

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LATEST NEWS : Fed May Shun Global Risk Rules Banks Spent Billions to Meet

The Federal Reserve may scrap international measures aimed at assessing bank health in favor of imposing its own rules, frustrating bankers who have spent billions of dollars retooling their books to meet global standards. Fed officials are concerned that parts of a key tool that regulators have developed to measure banks’ riskiness-known as “Basel III […]

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LATEST NEWS : Fed Chair: ‘Deficits Will Rise to Unsustainable Levels’

Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen, referencing the Congressional Budget Office’slong-term budget projections, told the Joint Economic Committee of Congress today that under current policies the federal government’s deficits “will rise to unsustainable levels.” continue reading at cnsnews.com

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Are You Crazy To Continue Believing In Collapse?

It’s nerve-wracking to live in the historical moment of an epic turning point, especially when the great groaning garbage barge of late industrial civilization doesn’t turn quickly where you know it must, and you are left feeling naked and ashamed with your dark worldview, your careful preparations for a difficult future, and your scornful or […]

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