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Kelsey Williams

Analyst, Author, and Owner of Kelsey's Gold Facts

Kelsey Williams has more than forty years experience in the financial services industry, including fourteen years as a full-service financial planner. His website, Kelsey's Gold Facts, contains self-authored articles written for the purpose of educating and informing others about gold within a historical context. In addition to gold, he writes about inflation and the Federal Reserve.

Kelsey is the author of two books: INFLATION, WHAT IT IS, WHAT IT ISN'T, AND WHO'S RESPONSIBLE FOR IT and ALL HAIL THE FED! 

Kelsey Williams is available for private consultations, public speaking, and interviews at [email protected]

Kelsey Williams Articles

For most of us who understand what gold is (and, what it isn't), gold continues to perform as reasonably expected. Or, rather, its price continues to reflect the ongoing loss of purchasing power in the U.S. dollar. Gold, itself, isn't...
Financially speaking, the markets have been all over the map in the past four years since the onset of Covid and the self-inflicted wounds from forced economic shutdown. I went back to August 2020, five months after the festivities began...
The long-term underperformance of gold stocks compared to gold itself is clear and indisputable. A matter of remaining contention is whether or not beleaguered investors in the not-so-shiny metal stocks will ever recover from more than...
I BOUGHT A STOCK (AU) AT 20… Now, it’s 23. I must be rich. That sounds ridiculous and it is. But, that is how some gold bulls sound when talking about “new highs” for the yellow metal.
In Fed Chair Powell’s speech this past Wednesday, he spoke about Fed monetary policy and also talked about the role of the Federal Reserve. In addition, he referred directly to the matter of the Fed’s independence and the necessity of...
With the increasing gold price of late comes the assumption that the expected cut in interest rates will open a torrent of cheap money that will bring the U.S. dollar down with a thud.  But, what would happen to the gold price if the Fed...
Anxious investors seem to be expecting more than has been “promised” regarding interest rate cuts. Some (quite a few) seem overconfident that the long awaited pivot is a done deal. In addition, anticipated results from the expected cuts...
There is quite a bit of debate right now about whether inflation’s effects will worsen again soon; or, whether the inflation threat has been minimized and “disinflation” will prevail. Don’t look now, but the specter of a liquidity crisis...
There are two reasons the Fed manipulates interest rates. Before we talk about those reasons, though, it is important to understand that the Fed does not actually control interest rates. Interest rates are set in the bond market.
Among the major fiat currencies in the world today, the U.S. dollar is “the best of the worst.” What that means is that there are no better alternatives.

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