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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Inflation Takes Off in the U.S.

U.S. dollar declining amidst inflation

The U.S. Dollar remains under pressure amidst many factors, including soaring deficits and an increasing money supply. Epic Economist believes recent data highlights the demand for things people need in the post-Covid world. The change in buying habits is driving inflation in many consumer goods, including the cost of food. According to Trading Economics, “Cost […]

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Will the Market Correction Continue?

tech stocks under pressure

According to Lyn Alden, “Equities by most metrics are very expensive. But, actually compared to Treasury yields, they’re not that expensive at all.” Tuesday was another frightening one for speculators long tech stocks on the Nasdaq, which fell 4%. As the markets continue to crater, some investors are hiding in the relative safety of gold. […]

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The Fed Quietly Tapers as Markets Soar

The Federal Reserve is doing it again. The world’s most powerful financial institution has won the confidence game, taken the markets to within striking distance of all-time highs, and is dramatically declining its daily Treasury purchases. Stanley Druckenmiller told CNBC on Monday that recent market performance has “humbled” him and “that he underestimated the power […]

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The Fed is Winning the Confidence Game, Again

Last weekend we outlined the high-stakes confidence game the Fed is dominating. Stocks are surging, real estate prices are stable, and people are going back to work by the millions. All and all, the news cycle is positive. Valuations are up, and the forward-looking stock market is forecasting sunny skies. While the environment today is […]

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Own Gold Stocks?

Between March 2009 and April 2011, the TSX Venture was the best performing stock exchange in the world, largely due to its heavy weighting towards the mining sector. During this 25 month period, gold rallied and the U.S. dollar fell, causing the value of gold in the ground to soar and junior gold miners to […]

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