John Ing

Articles by John Ing

After a decade of monetary laxity, money and even bitcoins, fiat currencies have become a market commodity like tulips during the 1687 Dutch mania. Bitcoin has become an investment mania, made for the times and the craze has dwarfed the...
Mr. Trump will replace Chairperson Yellen next February. Good. The job is responsible for safeguarding the US economy and the Fed is a source of global financial stability or recently instability. Yellen viewed inflation a bit of a “...
Phelps vs shark, Mayweather vs McGregor, greenback vs gold? No contest. Gold wins. Eight years after the global financial crash and despite fears of tightening, stock markets are near historic records. So much liquidity was pumped into the...
Leaked memos, recorded conversations, impeachment talk and a plunging stock market. Trump and his White House problems? No. Brazil. The Brazilian stock market took a nose dive wiping out this year’s gains on newspaper reports that...
Since the 2008 recession, US households have lost nearly $13 trillion. Nine years after the financial crisis, the Trump reflation rally is up nearly 10 percent and since his election, U.S. household net worth have climbed an astonishing $...
Too much has been written what Mr. Trump can or can't do. In his first days in office he ambitiously reshaped trade, healthcare, immigration and American law. Dodd Frank is next to be scrapped. And in disturbing everyone, the only...
The economic elite exemplified by the Davos participants have done much to undermine their credibility, suffering from the backlash for cheerleading the governments’ experimental monetary programmes of quantitative easing, to negative...
What eight years of economic stimulus could not do, Donald Trump’s election has generated the biggest stock market rally for any president since Ronald Reagan. Global financial markets continue to adjust betting that the election of Donald...
After the Trump tsunami, predictions including our own were fortunately relegated to the dustbin of history. While visiting Hong Kong, we watched Trump’s victory with gold skyrocketing over $30 and the market meltdown was some 800 points....
For almost two decades, these institutions manipulated rates for their own benefit. Is this the latest hedge fund rigging scandal? No, it’s the world’s leading central banks, including the Bank of Japan (BOJ) manipulating interest rates,...

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In the Aztec language the name for gold is teocuitlatl which means "excrement of the gods."