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Trump’s Bold Tax Plan – Good or Bad for Gold?

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Venezuela and the Horrific Nightmare of Inflation

When Columbus arrived in Venezuela on his way to what is now America, he dubbed the country “The Land of Grace” (Isla de Gracia). He became breathless at what he discovered. He thought he had reached Paradise. Columbus devoted two … Continue reading

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How to Spot Counterfeit Gold

If you’re choosing to invest in gold or other precious metals, you’re making a wise investment in your future. The decision to buy gold and silver, or other precious metal investment shows you understand financial markets can vary wildly, and … Continue reading

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The Slippery Measure of Inflation

Perhaps the claim is apocryphal, but pollster George Gallup is reported to have claimed he could prove God statistically. If we didn’t know better, we might guess that he began his stellar career at the Bureau of Labor statistics, or … Continue reading

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The Threat of War and Gold

Two weeks ago, the United States launched a bombing attack on a Syrian government airbase as retaliation for that country’s use of the nerve gas sarin against its own people. President Trump found Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s use of sarin … Continue reading

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Gold Price Climbs Amid Geopolitical Tensions

Imagine traveling across the globe for an important afternoon appointment only to be kept waiting for hours. That’s exactly what happened to Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, who headed to Russia Wednesday to meet with Russian President Vladimir V. … Continue reading

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Why Brexit Could Propel Gold to New Highs

On March 29, 2017, nine months after a referendum approving by 51.9% the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU), UK Prime Minister Theresa May signed Article 50 of the EU Charter to initiate the action.

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What If President Trump Takes Over the Fed?

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4 Reasons Inflation Could Surge Soon

Inflation has always been the economic bugbear of ordinary consumers. They might not give much thought to a spike in bond yields, or an essay by, say, economist and former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers about a hike in interest rates. … Continue reading

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Will Trump’s Aggressive Budget Cuts Prove a Gold Steroid?

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