Can the Fed Really Raise Rates?

Inflation was the inevitable end… Anyone with an appreciation for history knew it. Trillions of dollars in deficit spending will never be paid back in real terms. And, while the Fed grapples with slaying the inflation dragon at all costs, we can’t help but wonder: who will pay the price? Could the largest benefactor of […]

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Double-Digit Inflation Arrives?

runaway inflation may have finally arrived

Tomorrow the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the CPI or consumer price index for March. Buckle up. It is going to be a doozy. While top forecasters predict it will top February’s 7.9% inflation print (a 40-year high) – I think it may touch double digits, but will be above 9%. Here is why. […]

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Two Reasons the Fed Can’t Raise Interest Rates

The Fed Chair Jerome Powell was re-appointed to another four years of service on Monday. Yet, for some reason, gold and many inflation assets are tanking. Gold was off 1.5% today to $1,782 per ounce, while silver was down a whopping 3.75% to $23.33 per ounce. So why is the man whose policies took inflation […]

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The Inflation Option

Fed building

Inflation remains out of control both in Canada and the United States — forcing many to question whether (and when) our respective central banks will act. And, despite veiled threats and bold statements in the face of the inflation boom, we don’t expect the first rate hike anytime soon. For a moment, look beyond the […]

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Bitcoin to Hit $2 Million Within 5 Years?

Lawrence Lepard believes Bitcoin is heading to $2 million

Gold is back above $1,800, and Bitcoin is holding firm above $60,000. The US Dollar index is down huge today, falling 0.44% to 93.39. Lawrence Lepard talks all things Bitcoin and gold at the 2021 New Orleans Investment Conference. Lepard opens his talk with some basic principles and facts: “Sound money allows people to plan.” […]

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Why Can’t the Fed Fix the Velocity of Money?

With Tesla’s market cap clearing $1 trillion and US stocks hitting fresh record highs, I have proof that the majority of the middle and lower class are largely missing out on the current recovery. The answer is in the ever-declining velocity of money. Money Velocity Continues to Crater Despite Fed’s Best Efforts I’ve personally written […]

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The Inflation Sensation Takes Over 2021

gold and silver still not benefiting from inflation

With June inflation numbers crushing estimates, the confident proclamation of recent spikes in inflation being ‘transitory’ is fast becoming a joke. Instead, the monthly increase in the CPI hit a whopping 0.9% (5.4% year over year), the biggest increase since 2008. More shocking is perhaps the core CPI, which advanced 4.5% from June 2020, the […]

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Titan – Latest Alt-Coin to Implode as Mark Cuban Goes Down

alt coin Titan crashes as Mark Cuban loses

Mark Cuban is in the news again, and it isn’t good. The billionaire investor and owner of the Dallas Mavericks just saw his investment in a new alt-coin virtually vanish. Max Keiser doesn’t mince words, explaining, “The world is full of sharpies, and they’re looking for chumps, like Mark Cuban.” Keiser gets personal, explaining, “And […]

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King Dollar Crushes Spec Assets and Gold

US Dollar Surges

In a scene, we’ve witnessed time and again, the Fed came out and talked tough about raising rates sooner than forecast, and the dollar spiked. Why investors at large and the media still believe this is beyond me, but they do. And, the Fed is still at the helm of the world’s sole superpower and […]

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Dow 30,000 Prediction from January 2018 Comes True

the Dow clears 30,000 despite warning signs

In January of 2018, almost three years ago, I predicted the Dow was heading to 30,000. The article Why the Dow is Heading to 30,000 Under Trump Economy lays out exactly why the markets would continue higher. “Today’s market is a momentum investing paradise for investors riding the Trump effect to massive profits. Let’s take […]

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