Unintended Consequences, Part 1: Bigger Deficits = Higher Interest Rates =…Many Bad Things

Mainstream economics uses a fairly simple equation when it comes to public policy: More government spending equals more growth, which is just about always a good thing.

Stock Market Volatility Attributed To 'Shenanigans'

Back in January, I discussed the likelihood that global equity markets were approaching simultaneous tipping points beyond which legions upon legions of GenX-ers and Millennials would be thrown to the wolves by failing to recognize the financial mania engulfing them.

Gold Price Exclusive Update

Our proprietary cycle indicator is down. Gold sector is on major buy signal since early 2016. Long-term – on major buy signal. Short-term – on sell signals, a pullback is in progress. Gold sector cycle is down.

One Belt, One Road, One Direction For Gold And Silver Prices

All great events hang by a hair. The man of ability takes advantage of everything and neglects nothing that can give him a chance of success; whilst the less able man sometimes loses everything by neglecting a single one of those chances.

How Global Growth And Infrastructure Are Driving Commodities

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information. The global economy is booming again after years in the doldrums, commodities are back in a big way, and metals prices are for the most part, way up.

Gold: Put Options Kill The Pain

Here are today's videos and charts.

Gold’s Curious Sentiment

Gold is faring quite well today technically, though you sure wouldn’t know it from the rampant bearish sentiment. Gold’s price is in a strong uptrend over a year old, high in both its current upleg and young bull market. Gold isn’t far from breaking out to its best levels since September 2013, a really big deal. The stock markets even finally sold off after years of unnatural calm. Yet traders are still down on gold.

A Critical Test Of Support For Gold

Gold and gold ETF now testing critical near-term benchmark price. Failure to hold above this level would break the immediate-term trend. Fear factor still high, so don't give up on the metal yet.

Russian Central Bank Buys Gold – 600,000 Ounces Or 18.7 Tons In January As Venezuela Launches ‘Petro Gold’

Russia has overtaken China as the fifth-biggest sovereign holder of gold, allowing it to diversify its foreign currency holdings amid a deepening rift with the US, Bloomberg News’ Eddie van der Walt reported overnight.

The End Is Near

The doomsayers have been calling for recession for years. Mainstream economists laughed at them, painting a rosy picture. However, the recent plunge in the stock market strengthened the pessimists’ hand. They interpret the dive as a signal of a coming recession. Is the end of the stock market boom really near?

Pages

China has only 2% of its Total Foreign Reserves in gold.