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Ignore The Noise and Profit From Gold’s Volatility

October 2nd, 2013

record gold holdingsOpining that Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has put a stake in the heart of the dollar, Bob Moriarty of 321gold advises people to invest in something real or be prepared to see their investments go to money heaven. Attributing many of the declines Read more…

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Eric Sprott, Rick Rule, John Embry, and Marc Faber Talk Precious Metals

September 26th, 2013

gold and silverWhat happens when you bring together four of the top minds in the precious metals investing space to share insights from the front lines of gold, silver platinum and palladium investing? These excerpts from a Sprott Resources Round-table featuring Read more…

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Dow Jones Industrial Average: The Risks Outweigh The Reward

September 25th, 2013

bearbull21: The chart below of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) depicts the precise moment when the Federal Reserve made its announcement last Wednesday that it was not planning to taper its quantitative easing Read more…

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The Consequences Of QE For The Long-Term

September 23rd, 2013

dollar etfThere is a reason why every fiat currency in the history of the world has eventually failed.  At some point, those issuing fiat currencies always find themselves giving in to the temptation to wildly print more money.  Sometimes, the motivation Read more…

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Gold and Silver ETFs Back In Play On “No Taper”

September 20th, 2013

gold silver metals: At 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank would, in the eternal quest for job creation and economic growth, continue to buy $85.0 billion a month in bonds. In other words Read more…

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Dow Jones Industrial Average: No Taper Should Be Good For Markets?

September 20th, 2013

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: Just two short days ago the Fed told us the economic data did not justify tapering their monthly bond purchases. The stock market jumped higher. Less than 48 hours later, MarketWatch reported: Read more…

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What To Make Of Ben Bernanke’s Monetary Policy Move?

September 20th, 2013

Ben BernankeMike Burnick: Investors have had plenty of market-moving Federal Reserve news to digest this week: Janet Yellen apparently is a shoo-in as the next Fed chief after Larry Summers dropped out of the running, while Ben Bernanke kept Read more…

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When Short Selling Goes Wrong

September 18th, 2013

short selling banGreg Madison: If you looked at holdings of hedge fund barons William Ackman and David Einhorn at the start of 2013, it looked like 2013 was a year for short selling. Read more…

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Median Household Income Has Fallen For 5 Years In A Row

September 17th, 2013

economyIf the economy is getting better, then why do incomes keep falling?  According to a shocking new report that was just released by the U.S. Census Bureau, median household income Read more…

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Why Markets Will Tumble When The QE Taper Starts

September 16th, 2013

printing QEMoney Morning Staff: With the U.S. Federal Reserve expected to discuss plans to end QE at its Sept. 17-18 policy meeting, it’s time to consider what happens when the QE taper starts. Read more…

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Higher Interest Rates Are Disrupting The Job Market

September 12th, 2013

percent rateIf you have a job that involves building homes, buying homes, selling homes or that is in any way related to the mortgage industry, you might want to start searching for alternate employment.  Seriously.  Interest rates are starting to rise dramatically Read more…

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Weak Jobs Numbers & Manufactured Goods Keep QE Door Wide Open

September 10th, 2013

economy: There’s more to the recent jobs numbers and durable goods statistics than meets the eye. While recent economic data isn’t anything to celebrate, it does still open up a number of interesting opportunities for both short- and long-term investors. Read more…

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How To Navigate Foreign Markets On A Fed Taper

August 26th, 2013

emerging marketsGarrett Baldwin: Hints from the U.S. Federal Reserve this week that the quantitative easing (QE) taper is near pushed the Dow down 105 points Wednesday – but the idea of less Fed stimulus has caused much more turmoil in certain overseas markets.   Read more…

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Investor Demand Continues Driving Silver Prices

August 22nd, 2013

silver demandTony Daltorio: Silver prices have rebounded about 28% since the lows of late June, and are currently trading at around $23 an ounce. Read more…

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Significant Bumps and Stumbles Are Likely For Stocks On Fed Tapering

August 9th, 2013

dollar ben bernankeMike Larson: If you buy the party line that Wall Street and the Federal Reserve is pushing, the process of “tapering” back on Quantitative Easing (QE) will be relatively painless. All the Fed has to do is gradually, slowly, predictably Read more…

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