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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
Inflation, Healthcare and Retirement Accounts

Inflation, Healthcare and Retirement Accounts

June 23, 2022
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According to Pew Research, inflation is Americans' primary concern, and health care affordability is the secondary concern.
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.
Past Week's Precious Metals Price Action

Past Week's Precious Metals Price Action

May 24, 2022
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Gold recovered much of its lost ground, while equities and bitcoin started stronger before a significant midweek crash.
Volatility Suggests We Are Heading for a Recession

Volatility Suggests We Are Heading for a Recession

May 17, 2022
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Confidence that gold, at least, will ride out the current storm and go on to better things, we are not nearly so confident about general equities or bitcoin.