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Understanding Inflation | How Precious Metals Can Help

Guide to Understanding Inflation

July 27, 2022
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The media uses many different terms for inflation. What's the difference? This article will briefly overview inflation and some of the different terms to describe it.
Equities Struggle for Direction as Ukraine War Continues

Equities Struggle for Direction as Ukraine War Continues

July 14, 2022
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Gold will probably remain as something of a constant – neither a huge gainer, nor a loser, but content in fulfilling its role as an overall wealth protector.
What Is the Time Value of Money?

What Is the Time Value of Money?

July 8, 2022
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The time value of money is the idea that money today is generally worth more than the same amount of money in the future.
Will the Fed Reverse Course in the Fall?

Will the Fed Reverse Course in the Fall?

June 28, 2022
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There is speculation among analysts that the current Fed tightening and interest rate raising program will be insufficient to bring inflation levels back down
Gold and the Fed's Interest Rate Hike

Gold and the Fed's Interest Rate Hike

June 21, 2022
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Not out of the woods yet despite a 0.75% rate rise. Yet again, the Fed's inflation predictions fell well short of reality.
Inflation Reaches 40-Year High

Inflation Reaches 40-Year High

June 15, 2022
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The Consumer Price Index shows inflation has increased by 8.6% since May 2021.
Gold Boosted, Equities and Bitcoin Crash Again

Gold Boosted, Equities and Bitcoin Crash Again

June 14, 2022
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A safe haven asset like gold is one of the few major asset classes currently trading higher year-to-date, up around 2% whereas the Dow is down 14%.
China Controls 90% of Rare Earth Minerals

China Controls 90% of Rare Earth Minerals

June 9, 2022
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Rare earth minerals are essential for many electronic applications. China is the largest producer and consumer and has 90% of the global supply.
Firmly Entrenched Viewpoints Ignore Volatility

Firmly Entrenched Viewpoints Ignore Volatility

June 7, 2022
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Meanwhile the price volatility continues. The gold price picked up quite sharply on Thursday, boosted by a falling dollar index
Volatile Equites, Bitcoin, and Dollar Markets Continue Into June

Volatile Equities, Bitcoin, and Dollar Markets in May Continue Into June

June 1, 2022
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The past month has been volatile for almost all asset classes, markets seemingly blowing hot and cold on the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policies.