In response to Janet Yellen's everything is OK speech following today's balance sheet reduction notice by the FOMC committee, I received an interesting set of comments from Pater Tenebrarum at the Acting Man Blog regarding rate hike cycles, gold,
Gold is down over 1% this morning, extending recent weakness to 3-week lows on the basis that the world didn't end (and the debt ceiling was extended) we presume. Notably, both USDJPY and Bitcoin are mirroring the precious metal's move...
In a Daily Mail interview, Jim Rickards says the next financial crisis is eight months away, will be BIGGER than the last and triggered by war with North Korea.
Six years ago, Kyle Bass provided a crucial context for the debt-laden world of ever-increasing sovereign debt:
As gold prices break above the election night spike highs, it seems interest in the precious metal has never been higher...
Gold is still a better bet for anyone who wants to own a time-tested asset.
But as The Shanghai International Energy Exchange gears up for operation, it's important to note yet again that this is another engineered conflict with the pre-determined death of the dollar system being used to bring in the new multipolar world o
I have mentioned repeatedly that the price of gold serves effectively as a report card on the U.S. dollar, U.S. government, and U.S. economy.
The hype and nonsense Bitcoin and gold has blasted through the troposphere into the stratosphere. I suppose hype could get higher. The next target is the mesosphere.
Last week featured two unusual stories on gold - one strange and the other truly weird.
Its status has been eroded by unconventional monetary policy and cryptocurrencies.
Prospectors have mined 20 million ounces of gold from the Yukon's famous Klondike since the Gold Rush. But they haven't been able to find the original source--the multi-billion-dollar bedrock.
For the first time since early June, Gold has just broken back above $1300, continuing to mirror the ebbs and flows of USDJPY (which just snapped below 109.00).
In addition to its crackdown on cash, India stepped up its attack on gold.
The launch of the first-ever Islamic finance-compatible cryptocurrency could be a game changer for the entire Islamic banking industry and the way it does its finance business, its founder says.
This week the media outlet RT published a new Keiser Report from the Freedom Fest 2017 conference in Las Vegas with host Max Keiser. During the report, Keiser talks with the economist and long time 'gold bug' Peter Schiff about the decentralized
Earlier today, I had the pleasure of discussing gold, equity valuations, bond bubbles, and inflation with Greg Hunter at USA Watchdog.
A major debate topic came up between Max Keiser and Peter Schiff at the Freedom Fest conference on July 19-22 in Las Vegas.: Bitcoin vs Gold. Max Keiser is a huge proponent of Bitcoin. Peter Schiff says "These digital currencies might make fiat
The heavy rains that pummeled California this year ended the state's historic drought in spectacular fashion, saving the state's farming and tourism industries from an uncertain future. But the return of rainfall has had other less obvious econom
The Wall Street Journal reports Gold Standard Didn't Really Tame Inflation, New Research Says.
Gold bugs are rarely, if ever, bearish on gold. To them, it's the only real currency in a world of money-printing central banks endlessly devaluing their fiat (that is, paper) currencies. There are few people who believe so fervently as gold bugs.
There is nothing wrong with being a bull in the stock market or a bear for that matter either.
Gold is suffering its worst drawdown this year, and hedge funds are betting more losses are in store... but judging by the precious metals' performance the last two times hedgies piled in like this, the 'smart money' may be about to get a nasty surpr
Spot silver prices have slipped lower since the payrolls data this morning and are now testing (and rebounding) the overnight flash-crash lows as Japan opened...
Since 2009, Bitcoin has made a long road and has overcome many obstacles on its journey. The Bitcoin price has grown exponentially, and its market cap is at the time of writing over $41 bln, which is the same net worth of Google's co-founder, Larry
"If our markets are down 25 percent and gold is up 50 percent it wouldn't be a total shock to me," said Paul
Tensions Across The World Are Rising: "Investors Have Resorted To Putting Their Money Into Safe-haven Assets To Guard Themselves"