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TOP NEWS1929 Vs Now: Are We Headed For The Greatest Depression? with Mike Maloney

 See full story: 1929 Vs Now: Are We Headed For The Greatest Depression? with Mike Maloney “What’s coming will be the weirdest, most twisted thing you’ve ever seen, something that will be very hard to predict—so the more educated you are on history the better chance you’ll have at surviving it.”This sobering quote from Mike Maloney highlights why he devotes his new video to the Great Depression… because it can offer valuable insights into what could be ahead for us today.

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May 27, 2020 - 08:17:02 PDT

Gold and Silver Correction Ahead?

Is a pullback due for gold and silver? They’ve admittedly had a nice run—as of May 22 gold was up 17.5% from its March low and silver 41.5%—so it wouldn’t be too surprising to see them cool off.Add to that the seasonally weak summer months are right around the corner and a decline certainly seems possible.Will seasonal patterns play out this year? If so we just might see a buying opportunity, which could be especially important for those that don’t have as much bullion as they want or missed out on earlier opportunities…

May 29, 2020 - 13:44:28 PDT

U.S. Economic Depression, Precious Metals Bull Market

With the U.S. heading into an economic depression, it will likely motivate more investors to protect their wealth in precious metals. Thus, we could experience a U.S. economic depression and, at the same time, a bull market in gold and silver.

May 29, 2020 - 13:00:41 PDT

Silver Scores Biggest Monthly Gain in 9 Years on U.S./China Tensions

Silver futures on Friday post a gain of nearly 24% for the month, the largest since 2011, with the industrial metal finding support as global economies...

May 29, 2020 - 12:53:47 PDT

First the Deflationary Deluge of Assets Crashing, Then the Tsunami of Inflation

Once the pool of greater fools dries up, stocks crash regardless of what the Fed does or bleats.

May 29, 2020 - 12:49:55 PDT

Powell Says Fed Policies ‘Absolutely’ Don’t Add to Inequality

Fed Powell cast the central bank’s actions during the coronavirus crisis as aimed squarely at helping U.S. workers, a tactic to head off criticism which has dogged it since the last recession: that its policies primarily serve Wall Street and wealthier Americans.

May 29, 2020 - 12:30:06 PDT

Next Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Will Be the ‘Final’ One, Mitch McConnell Says

As McConnell pledges caution, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are pushing him to quickly approve more coronavirus relief measures.

May 29, 2020 - 12:20:24 PDT

Fed Reveals Which ETFs It Has Bought So Far

Fed's purchases were left by the iShares investment grade ETF LQD (at $326MM), followed by two Vanguard corporate bond ETFs, the VCIT ($228MM) and VCSH ($226MM), with the junk bond ETFs, HYG and JNK in 4th and 5th place owning $89.5MM and $88.3MM, respectively.

May 29, 2020 - 11:38:42 PDT

The Age of Magic Money

Can endless spending prevent economic calamity?

May 29, 2020 - 10:44:40 PDT

Watch Live: Trump Press Conference on China/U.S. as Tensions Escalate: 2:PM ET

President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak about China on Friday from the White House Rose Garden as tensions with the country continue to escalate.

May 29, 2020 - 10:40:24 PDT

Powell Says Federal Reserve Crossed Red Lines to Help Economy: NYT

Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell said that the central bank is pushing its limits and trying to be transparent as it does.

May 29, 2020 - 10:11:12 PDT

Trump Weighs Sanctions on China Finance Sector Over Hong Kong: Bloomberg

President Donald Trump has discussed targeting China’s financial sector through sanctions and trade policy in retaliation for Beijing’s moves to curb Hong Kong’s autonomy, according to people familiar with the matter.

May 29, 2020 - 09:45:08 PDT

Japan’s Long Deflation Battle Is Warning for Post Virus World

The Covid-19 shock could spur an acceleration in global inflation driven by massive monetary and fiscal stimulus or a spell of deflation as demand craters. Japan’s experience suggests the latter is the bigger risk.Years of anemic prices after the bursting of an asset bubble in Japan at

May 29, 2020 - 09:27:00 PDT

-51.2%! Atlanta Fed Now Expects Staggering Collapse In Q1 GDP

"The GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the second quarter of 2020 is -51.2 percent on May 29, down from -40.4 percent on May 28."

May 29, 2020 - 09:07:07 PDT

Private Wages Crash Most On Record As Savings Soar By $4 Trillion In 1 Month

How much of these "savings" were immediately invested in the stock market.

May 29, 2020 - 09:03:18 PDT

Powell: Fed Is ‘Days Away’ From Making First Loans in the Main Street Lending Facility

The Main Street lending facility, which will target companies with up to 15,000 employees, has been difficult to set up but is just about ready, Powell told Princeton University economist and former Fed official Alan Blinder in a webinar interview Friday.

May 29, 2020 - 08:05:34 PDT

Watch Fed Chairman Powell Speak Live on the Economy: 11 am ET.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is speaking Friday with Princeton University economist Alan Blinder. The event is being presented by the Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies at Princeton.

May 29, 2020 - 07:55:02 PDT

Virus Sparks Round the Clock Rush to Fill U.S. Gold Vaults

The scramble to jump on one of the hottest gold trades in years -- by shipping bullion to New York -- has sparked what may be one of the largest ever physical transfers of the metal.“The flows into New York are unprecedented,” said Allan Finn, global commodities director at logistics...

May 29, 2020 - 07:48:39 PDT

Why the Fed May Not Duck Inflation This Time: WSJ

...with capital-depleted companies desperate for credit, banks will have both the capacity and the incentive to expand loans, ballooning the money supply and creating inflationary pressures.

May 29, 2020 - 07:47:14 PDT

Here’s What the Fed Will Do Next, According to a Goldman Sachs Economist

First he expects the Fed to establish a more consistent quantitative easing program, as the current purchases are done on an ad hoc basis. Mericle says the Fed will settle on a pace of roughly $80 billion to $120 billion in U.S. Treasury securities a month, and $25 billion to $35 billion of mortgage-backed securities.

May 29, 2020 - 07:28:59 PDT

ECB About to Turn Up Printing Press to Finance Europe’s Recovery: Bloomberg

The European Central Bank will step up emergency asset purchases next week to haul the economy out of its much deeper than originally anticipated slump, according to a Bloomberg survey of economists.


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