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TOP NEWSINFLATION SPIKES! How Will That Impact Your Wealth?

 See full story: INFLATION SPIKES! How Will That Impact Your Wealth? Inflation just took a massive spike higher. Just-released data shows core inflation has suddenly soared to levels not seen since the early 1990s. High inflation is a wealth-killer.

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Jun 10, 2021 - 12:49:54 PDT

Hook, Line & Sinker: Markets Have Bought the 'Transitory' Inflation Narrative

Join Mike Maloney, Jeff Clark and Adam Taggart as they discuss some of the latest news including inflation expectations, Bitcoin as legal tender and housing priced in gold. It’s all here in today’s video update, thanks for watching.

Jun 12, 2021 - 09:55:38 PDT

Deutsche Bank Issues Dire Economic Warning for America

If the U.S. economy descends into an inflation spiral like that experienced after World War II, we could be on the brink of excruciating economic pain.

Jun 12, 2021 - 09:43:45 PDT

SGS Alternate CPI 1980-Based Inflation Rate is Well Over 10 Percent

In the charts to the right we show two SGS-Alternate CPI estimates: One based on the pre-1990 official methodology for computing the CPI-U, and the other based on the methodology which was employed prior to 1980.

Jun 11, 2021 - 13:13:51 PDT

Hoard of Silver Coins May Have Been Part of Historic Ransom To Save Paris

A hoard of silver coins minted in the Carolingian Empire about 1,200 years ago has been unearthed in northeastern Poland and may have been part of a historic ransom to save Paris from a Viking invasion.

Jun 11, 2021 - 13:07:48 PDT

Gold Markets Continue Consolidating

Gold markets have pulled back a bit during the course of the week but still look somewhat bullish overall as we have broken a major trendline. That being said, it looks like we have some work to do.

Jun 11, 2021 - 13:03:53 PDT

Investors Beat Central Banks and Jewelry, As Having the Most Influence on Gold Prices

Our research shows that most retail investors, who are the main drivers of gold’s price, trust gold more than fiat (paper) currencies to preserve their purchasing power. When debt soars, when real interest rates go negative, when cash becomes trash, gold shines brightest.

Jun 11, 2021 - 13:00:14 PDT

Congressman Presses Secretary Yellen for Disclosure of U.S. Gold Activities

“The lack of full transparency by the Federal Government has hobbled public confidence. The Gold Reserve Transparency Act will ensure our gold reserves are accounted for.”

Jun 11, 2021 - 12:57:37 PDT

Central Bank Gold Buying Gathers Steam

Central Banks have been buying gold during the first four months of 2021. Over that period, we estimate that the official sector has added 150-200 tonnes of gold. A significant portion of this buying has come from the central banks of Hungary and Thailand, who added 63 tonnes in March and 43.5 tonnes in April, respectively.

Jun 11, 2021 - 12:55:47 PDT

An Inflation Storm Is Coming for the U.S. Housing Market: MW

Some economists suggest the government may be misunderstanding the size of the problem.

Jun 11, 2021 - 12:26:56 PDT

Junk Bond Yields Drop to Record Low, Dish out Negative “Real” Yields to Fed-Whacked Investors

Despite Surging Inflation, The market is broken. “Raging mania” rules.

Jun 11, 2021 - 12:22:40 PDT

Global Minimum Tax Rate Could Drive Business Away From US, Watchdog Warns

That's according to the Taxpayer Protection Alliance (TPA), a nonprofit advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., which argues that a higher global minimum rate would ultimately be "passed on to workers and consumers through reduced compensation and higher prices."

Jun 11, 2021 - 12:20:46 PDT

U.S. Inflation Will Accelerate if Recovery Stays on Track

U.S. consumer prices are rising at the fastest rate for several years, as the economy recovers from the coronavirus recession and manufacturing supply chains struggle to keep up with demand.

Jun 11, 2021 - 12:17:21 PDT

U.S. Equity Funds See a Surge in Outflows in the Week to June 9

U.S. equity funds faced outflows for the second straight week in the week to June 9, despite a rally in equities, as caution crept ahead of a U.S. inflation report, whose outcome could determine the direction of the central bank's monetary policy stance.

Jun 11, 2021 - 12:11:59 PDT

G7 Leaders Agreed To Keep Stimulus Flowing for Their Economies

Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations were in broad agreement about the need to continue supporting their economies with fiscal stimulus, a source familiar with the discussions said on Friday, the opening day of a G7 summit.

Jun 11, 2021 - 11:14:05 PDT

Visualizing the History of U.S. Inflation Over 100 Years

Is inflation getting higher? In this infographic we explore how inflation rates have evolved over the last century, putting current numbers into context.

Jun 11, 2021 - 10:27:23 PDT

Despite Wage Increases, Real Hourly Pay Is Losing to Inflation

Wage pressures are increasing but wages are losing to inflation.

Jun 11, 2021 - 10:24:05 PDT

How the Fed's Inflation Policies Benefitted the Top 1% In Pictures Part 2

Part 1 looked at results of the Fed's inflation policies in percentage terms. This post looks at dollars and includes real estate.

Jun 11, 2021 - 09:47:21 PDT

The Hangover Arrives: Explosive Inflation Leads To Record Collapse In Home, Car Purchase Plans

For the past several months we have warned about the pernicious effects soaring prices are having on both corporations ("Buckle Up! Inflation Is Here!") and consumers (“”This Is Not Transitory": Hyperinflation Fears Are Soaring Across America"), prompting even otherwise boring sellside research to get (hyper) exciting, with Deutsche Bank (which warned this week that "Inflation Is About To Explode "Leaving Global Economies Sitting On A Time Bomb"") and Bank of America (which "Just Threw Up All Over The Fed's "Transitory" Argument") ...

Jun 11, 2021 - 09:13:41 PDT

Paul Krugman’s 10-Year History of Being Wrong About Gold and Bitcoin

Why is it so hard for him to just admit he was wrong?

Jun 11, 2021 - 08:55:34 PDT

The Fed's Digital Dollar Would Be 'Nightmareville' for Privacy

Chairman Jerome Powell says the Fed will look into the “benefits and risks" of a digital dollar. The U.S. government is thinking about creating an electronic currency backed directly by the dollar, an idea dubbed the "digital dollar" or "Fedcoin." Such a step could severely damage trust in the dollar and risk Americans' privacy.


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