Lords of Finance

Lords of Finance

Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed won a Pulitzer Prize for its detailed and entertaining breakdown of the lead up to the Great Depression, and its aftershocks. The book focuses on the decision making from four critical central banks (England, France, the United States, and Germany) and how the men leading these financial institutions were […]

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US Dollar and Gold Rise in Tandem

gold and silver stocks

The world’s most famous precious metal rallied to a 7-year high last week – touching as high as $1,649 per ounce on Friday. At the same time, the US Dollar Index is trading near a 17-year high. Simultaneous strength of the US dollar and gold is a modern day monetary phenomenon. US Dollar Index Soars […]

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Longest Bull Market in U.S. History Immune to Coronavirus?

us household debt to gdp keeps economy afloat

The United States, currently enjoying its longest bull market in history, is decoupling from the rest of the world. From its currency to its stock market, the US is on demand. Despite somewhat underwhelming US growth in 2019 (2.1% GDP), investors continue to bid up America’s leading companies, the likes of which include Amazon, Google, […]

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