Is the QE Trade Over for Gold and Silver?

Hard Assets Investor made the observation – The QE trade is over, noting that price fluctuations in gold have been disconnected from monetary policy for a while. As a practical trading matter, Hard Assets Investor is correct. It seems now QE (quantitative easing) impacts the bond, stock and real estate markets but not the gold Read More →

Gold and Real Estate Are Assets, Not Investments

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Gold is an Asset Not an Investment Warren Buffet is famous for his criticism of gold as an investment. He might as well argue that stamp collecting is not a team sport. Gold is not an investment. Your primary residence is not an investment. These are not investments any more than a cup of tea Read More →

…as the Band Played on, the Crowd Called For an Encore

The Economic and Real Estate Recovery is Based On QE “You can ignore reality, but you can’t ignore the consequences of reality” – Ayn Rand It’s raining horrible economic news, yet the real estate and stock markets are staying dry and heading higher. It has been nearly five years since the financial crisis of 2008. Read More →