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TOP NEWS The US Dollar Is On Life Support - Got Gold?

The US Dollar Is On Life Support - Got Gold? What is at the core of the latest turmoil in markets? Is it a trade war? Is it a yield curve inversion? Or is it something far more simple...like the fact that the US Dollar is on life support?

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Aug 14, 2019 - 08:52:07 PDT
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Getting Nervous About the Stock Market? Here’s Your Antidote

If you didn’t catch it, gold has passed the S&P 500 in year-to-date performance. Through August 12, gold is up 18.1%, while the S&P has risen 13.8%. Silver is nipping its heels, now up 10.2% YTD. But what is perhaps more significant is the one-year performance. It just might show that Wall Street is bailing on unicorns and blue-chip stocks and shifting into gold and silver... Over the past 12 months, the gold price has risen 24.4%, beating all major stock market indices, along with some popular stocks.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 13:19:44 PDT

Gold Traders’ Report - August 20, 2019

After declining $27 over the past two sessions, gold rebounded last night, climbing in a range of $1494 - $1508.45. Bargain hunting buying was seen, which accelerated after the market broke back above the $1500 level.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 13:16:59 PDT

The Terror of Deflation v. The Love of Inflation

Can you imagine the money, that you work so hard for, actually increasing in purchasing power every year? Can you imagine your bills gradually falling over the years, instead of relentlessly rising?

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Aug 20, 2019 - 12:06:31 PDT

The Law of Unintended Consequences

Even the U.S. is not immune to the unintended consequences of well-intentioned policies.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 12:00:39 PDT

The Roots of the New Gold Fever - Central Banking

The end of the Central Bank Gold Agreement could herald the return of gold as a key reserve asset...

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Aug 20, 2019 - 11:47:51 PDT

Ron Paul: Trump Trade War "Not Root Cause Of Downturn", The Fed Is!

The next recession, like every recession since 1913, will come stamped “Courtesy of the Federal Reserve.”

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Aug 20, 2019 - 11:42:33 PDT

Swiss Gold Exports to U.K. Hit 6-Year High on ETF Surge

Swiss gold exports to the U.K. rose to the highest in six years, driven by a surge in demand for exchange-traded funds.Switzerland shipped 90.7 tons of bullion to the U.K. in July, the most since September 2012, according to data on the website of Swiss Federal Customs Administration.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 11:35:07 PDT

JPMorgan Spoofer Pleads Guilty To Gold Manipulation

Former JPMorgan metals trader, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiracy and to manipulating prices in the precious-metals market

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Aug 20, 2019 - 10:08:37 PDT

Currency Wars: Stacking up the World’s Largest Currencies

The Most Valuable Currencies in Circulation: 1. Gold: $8.7 trillion, 2. U.S. Dollar: $1.7 trillion, 3. Eurozone Euro: $1.3 trillion, 4. Silver: $1.1 trillion, 5. China Renminbi: $1 trillion.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 09:49:11 PDT

If Deficits Are This Huge Now, What Happens When the Recession Hits?

The Treasury Department released new budget deficit numbers this week, and with two months still to go in the fiscal year, 2019's budget deficit is the highest its been since the US was still being flooded with fisc

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Aug 20, 2019 - 09:21:00 PDT

Mckinsey Sees ‘Ominous’ Signs of Another Asian Debt Crisis

More than two decades since the Asia debt crisis gripped the region, global consulting firm McKinsey & Co is warning that signs of a rerun are “ominous”.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 09:07:32 PDT

A Top-Performing Hedge Fund Is Making a Big Bet on Gold

An under-the-radar hedge fund is ruling the industry with a nearly 30% return this year so far, and it's more than doubling its bet on gold.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 09:04:51 PDT

Europe Has a 70% Chance of Plunging into Recession - El-Erian

With Britain, Italy and Germany “paralyzed” by domestic issues that have stalled the economies of the EU’s most powerful nations.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 08:34:22 PDT

Gold Prices Edge Higher as Bond Yields Slide

Gold has maintained its purchase above a psychologically important level at $1,500 an ounce, which many technical analysts view as a bullish signal.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 08:12:34 PDT

Big Banks Win Again: Volcker Rule Gutted

Regulators stripped down rules put in place following the Great Financial Crisis that restricted speculation.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 07:52:46 PDT

Kyle Bass: US Interest Rates Will Follow the Rest of the World to Zero

“This is insane. The Japanese are going to keep going. The Chinese print money like it’s a national pastime today. Europe is going to restart QE,” Bass said.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 07:47:57 PDT

PIMCO Starts Dumping Bonds, Fears "Helicopter Money" Around The Corner

“We think it’s premature to declare inflation to be dead...”

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Aug 20, 2019 - 06:11:59 PDT

Buy Gold ‘At Any Level,’ Mobius Says as Central Bankers Ease

Veteran investor Mark Mobius gave a blanket endorsement to buying gold, saying accumulating bullion will reap long-term rewards as leading central banks loosen monetary policy and the rise of cryptocurrencies serves only to reinforce demand for genuinely hard assets. Prices climbed.“Gold

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Aug 20, 2019 - 06:06:51 PDT

Luke Gromen: It’s Not Stocks or Bonds It's USD That Is the “Odd Man Out

Why USD liquidity squeeze explains apparent disagreement between stock and bond markets. Why this is a U.S. Fiscal problem in the making, despite crashing bond yields...

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Aug 20, 2019 - 05:58:00 PDT

Fed’s Rosengren: Cutting Rates Now Would Make Next Recession Worse

Cutting interest rates now would only encourage homeowners and firms to take on more debt, which might exacerbate the next recession, said Boston Fed...

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