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Federal Reserve policy makers signaled readiness to boost record stimulus unless they are convinced the economy is poised to rebound. Recent signs of strength may not be enough to satisfy them. Many members of the policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee said further action would probably be needed “fairly soon” without evidence of “substantial and sustainable” improvement in the recovery, according to minutes of the July 31-Aug. 1 meeting released yesterday… Read more...
For almost anyone that collects coins, you know that the America the Beautiful quarter series has become wildly popular over the last couple of years since they started minting and releasing these coins. Well, this should get all of you even more excited ahead of time. Today designs for the 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters, the sixteenth through twentieth coins under the America the Beautiful Quarters Program were revealed, along… Read more...
Former money manager Ann Barnhardt, who in November of 2011 made the decision to cease operations of her brokerage firm and return funds to her customers citing “systemic” problems within the entire financial industry, has issued a new warning about the stability of US banks and the safety of individual deposit accounts. The warning, stemming from a recent federal appeals court ruling surrounding customer funds lost during the 2007 collapse… Read more...

Gold Up Sharply on Physical Demand

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
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Gold hit prices it hasn't seen since April, on a combination of factors that include Iraq and concerns over stock market valuations both in the US and the European Union. Gold is up again in mid-week trading, moving higher by $3.68 to $1,321.78, and silver was higher by $0.15 to $21.05. The boost in gold prices, combined with softness in equities, dropped the Dow/Gold Ratio to 12.74, nearly a full point in… Read more...
Consumer confidence stagnated last week as scant improvement in the labor market left Americans more discouraged about the economy. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index held at minus 37.5 in the week ended July 8. Some 86 percent of those surveyed said the economy was in bad shape, 21 percentage points higher than the average since 1985. Read more...
Bearish Federal Reserve news has sent gold down some today only one day after the yellow metal made its first overall session gain in 8 sessions. The yellow metal has finished up only once in the last ten sessions now. Read more...

Gold Traders More Bullish as ETP Hoard Sets Record

Friday, 26 October 2012
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Central banks from Europe to China to the U.S. have pledged to do more to boost economies. The yen reached a four-month low versus the dollar this week on speculation the Bank of Japan will further expand stimulus and the Federal Reserve said it plans to continue buying bonds. Gold rose 70 percent as the Fed bought $2.3 trillion of debt in two rounds of quantitative easing from December 2008… Read more...

Longest Gold Rally in Six Months Ends on U.S. Data

Wednesday, 13 March 2013
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The longest gold rally in over six months ended today as stronger than expected data released in the U.S eased the pressure on the Fed stimulus program. While most are certain the Feds will keep the $85 billion per month program going, the better than expected data didn’t help gold price any. Read more...
In recent years, the investment community has increasingly looked to the principle of sector rotation as a way of understanding why some investments are better than others. In fact, the concept itself hedges the question; because it suggests that one kind of investment is better than another only during a specified period of time. Read more...

How Should We Thank Ben Bernanke?

Thursday, 20 September 2012
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What can we say to Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke after his announcement that, along with Q3, comes an assumed open license to keep the printing presses rolling?  Should we express rage or frustration?  Should we barrage the Fed with our phone calls or emails? After all, His Majesty has decided to make mincemeat of our retirement and savings.  The least we can do is to let him know we’re not… Read more...