What the Budget Deal Means for the Economy, Real Estate, Gold and Silver

“Given all of the uncertainty, “it’s hard to argue to change course on monetary policy this month. My personal opinion is that it’s not in play. This is just too tender a moment.”- Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher October 17, 2013 speaking about whether the Fed would taper its quantitative easing program in October. fThe Read More →

The West Sells Paper Gold While the East Buys Physical Gold

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The West Sells Gold While the East Buys Gold In this quick video on CNBC the announcer makes the point that the price of gold is dropping as those in the west sell paper gold. In the east, however, the announcer notes that physical gold is being bought en masse mentioning the long lines to Read More →

Dysfunctional Fiscal and Monetary Policies

Dysfunctional Monetary and Fiscal Policies How To Buy Gold How to Buy Silver Podcast Summary Louis and Ryan discuss the ongoing budget debates. Ryan notes that Congress continues to raise the debt ceiling. Louis highlights the dysfunctional monetary and fiscal policies of the Fed and Congress. Louis notes that both pretend they are interested in Read More →

Negative Interest Rates and Janet Yellen

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Negative Interest Rates How To Buy Gold How To Buy Gold “Accommodative policy is appropriate, in my view, because the economy is operating well below its potential and inflation is undesirably low. If it were positive to take interest rates into negative territory I would be voting for that*” – San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank Read More →

It’s Yellen! Obama to Nominate Janet Yellen to Federal Reserve Chair Post

Janet Yellen Nominated To Lead The Federal Reserve How To Buy Gold How to Buy Silver President Obama will nominate Janet Yellen to lead the Federal Reserve when Ben Bernanke’s term ends in January next year. Janet Yellen is considered to be even more of a dove than Ben Bernanke when it comes to monetary Read More →

San Francisco Police Ban Chess

San Francisco Bans Chess How To Buy Gold How to Buy Silver Is Chess a Gateway Drug? San Francisco police have cracked down on an unlikely source of urban blight- the sidewalk chess game. The games were cited as a magnet for drug use and sales. San Francisco police have taken to breaking up sidewalk Read More →

Will We See a Taper Tomorrow?

Tomorrow the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve will release the minutes of its September Federal Open Market Committee meeting. We await hints regarding the fate of the the Fed’s quantitative easing program which they have been threatening (bluffing?) to taper at some point this year. A Tapir Tapirs are rare endangered animals their Read More →

The Impact of The Government Shut Down On the Economy – Podcast 10.4.13

The Impact of a Government Shut Down on the Economy How To Buy Gold How to Buy Silver Summary of Podcast Ryan reviews all the reasons that quantitative easing (QE) is still in place. Louis notes that he and Ryan had mentioned last week that the Fed might use a government shut down to as Read More →

The Future of The Housing Market

Real Estate News “I have seen the future and it doesn’t work“- Canadian Journalist Robert Fulford We have written often regarding the economic plight of the millennials and noted because of their precarious circumstance they will not be providing the real estate industry with a robust pipeline of home sales in the coming five to Read More →