The Silver to Gold Sales Ratio – January 2014

Gold and Silver Sales at the U.S. Mint January 2014 One Ounce Silver Eagles outsell One Ounce Gold Eagles 76.4 to 1 at the U.S. Mint in January The Gold/Silver Ratio was 64.98/1 in January U.S. Mint Starts 2014 with Strong Sales of Physical Gold and Silver Bullion – Retail investors take advantage of lower Read More →

How a Stock Market Crash Will End the Economic Recovery

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What Happens When the Stock Market Crashes? The stock market is holding up the economic recovery. A crash will end it. Real Estate News “Things derive their being and nature by mutual dependence and are nothing in themselves.” – Nagarjuna, Indian Buddhist Philosopher A Stock Market Crash Would End the Housing and Economic Recovery The Read More →

Obama Announces MyRA – Retirement Savings Accounts

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Obmama Announces myRA Retirement Savings Accounts That’s why, tomorrow, I will direct the Treasury to create a new way for working Americans to start their own retirement savings: MyRA… MyRA guarantees a decent return with no risk of losing what you put in . President Obama – State of the Union Address 2014. How to Read More →

HSBC Limits Withdrawals – Are Banks Safe Places to Keep Your Money?

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Are Banks Safe? Check out the Smaulgld Gold Buying Guide Check out the Smaulgld Silver Buying Guide Are banks a safe place for money? Is the Concept of Money in the Bank Obsolete? Podcast Summary: 0:00-5:10 Introduction/Review of the Week’s Economic Calendar 5:10-8:48 Discussion of whether the Fed will take stock market levels into account Read More →

Predatory Pricing Should Be Legal

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Predatory Pricing Should Predatory Pricing be Legal? Predatory pricing may be deemed illegal under U.S. antitrust laws. But shouldn’t be. It has been argued that predatory pricing should be an illegal strategy. Predatory pricing, however, results in lower prices for consumers. Competitors may be harmed, but the consumer benefits. For anti competitive behavior to be Read More →

How Germany and China Could Mess Up the Fed’s Taper Plans

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How Germany and China May Throw off the Fed’s Taper Plans Podcast Summary: 0:00-3:00 Intro Will The Fed Taper?/Germany’s Gold and Manipulation 3:00-6:54 Will the Fed continue to taper next week? Louis notes that even with another taper the current QE represents a massive increase in the amount of money printed. Louis predicts some sort Read More →

How QE Causes Millennials and Senior Citizens to Compete for Jobs

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QE Causes Millennials and Senior Citizens to Compete For Jobs Millennials, Senior Citizen and The Federal Reserve See also Millennials: Not Part of the Club Yet Podcast Summary: 0:00-2:45 Intro 2:45-4:25 Review of what the Fed Presidents are saying. 4:25-9:30-How the Fed communicates their position to control interest rates and the dollar; why the Fed Read More →

Millennials: Not Part of The Club Yet

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Millennials: Not Part of the Club Many millennials are saddled with crushing student loan debt,are unemployed or underemployed and are unable to purchases homes of their own. The culprit? Quantitative Easing. Check out the Smaulgld Gold Buying Guide Check out the Smaulgld Silver Buying Guide “You know, a lot of people say, this is just Read More →

The Fed Starts Talking About its Exit From QE

The Fed Talks About Ending QE Here they go again! Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, Incoming Fed Chair Janet Yellen, and a few regional Fed Presidents have been making the rounds explaining their recent decision to taper quantitative easing (QE) – the Fed’s $85 billion a month bond buying program. The theme from the Read More →

2014 Predictions For Gold and Silver

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2013 Year in Review Gold & Silver Predictions 2014 Podcast Summary 0:00-5:00 Introduction 5:00-11:45 discussion of the housing market, interest rates and the Federal Reserve, new mortgage rules for 2014, adjustable rate mortgages, review of Bernanke’s tenure as Fed chairman. 11:45-18:45 stock market and interest rate predictions for 2014 – the Fed’s taper plans and Read More →