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Gold Price Forecast: Collapse of U.S. Dollar Could be the Catalyst for Soaring Prices

By Sunday, September 27, 2015
Gold-price-forecastU.S. Dollar Collapse Could Send Gold Prices Through the Roof Looking at gold prices today, investors didn’t really seem to get the whole story last week. The U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision not to raise interest rates not only reflected lackluster economic growth, but also suggested a weak paper currency. When people finally realize what fiat money represents, gold investing would become a necessity. Based on that, my gold price forecast .

Federal Reserve: Alan Greenspan’s Warning from 1998 Holds True Today

By Friday, September 25, 2015
U.S._EconomyAlan Greenspan’s 1998 Statement Haunting Janet Yellen Today When Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan made a famous speech in 1998, no one knew how relevant it would be to Janet Yellen in 2015. Greenspan’s warning that the U.S. economy would suffer from global turmoil appears prophetic nearly two decades later. In a speech at the University of California, Berkeley, Greenspan dropped some big-picture wisdom. He said “it is just not .

EUR-USD Exchange Rate: This Could Depreciate the Euro Another 20%

By Friday, September 4, 2015
EUR-USD Exchange RateOn Thursday September 3rd, the EUR-USD exchange rate plunged as much as 1.26% from 1.1233 to 1.1091. Why? The European Central Bank (ECB) just unveiled a revamp of its quantitative easing program. ECB president Mario Draghi said in Frankfurt that the Governing Council has now raised the purchase limit of any give bond from 25% to 33%. The ECB also lowered its inflation forecast. Moreover, interest rates were left unchanged .

Marc Faber: Gold and Silver Only Protection from ECB’s Quantitative Easing

By Friday, September 4, 2015
GoldJust one day before the European Central Bank declared an expansion of their stimulus program, Marc Faber was on Bloomberg TV arguing that rogue central banking will cause an economic collapse. He argued that “easy money” policies are dangerously irresponsible, and investors should be wary of assets whose value depends on more quantitative easing. Faber is a famous Swiss investor who currently lives in Thailand. He is well known for .

Peter Prazic: “We Could See Oil Prices in the Low $30s”

By Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Peter Prazic Oil Prices ForecastCrude oil prices are currently trading at a six-year low and threatening to slide even lower as global financial markets are still trying to come to terms with Monday’s catastrophic dips. I sat down with our in-house energy specialist Peter Prazic to get the full story on how things are playing out for the oil patch. Iyer: Peter, the question on everyone’s mind is: Why are oil prices so low?.

Gold Investing: The Case for Higher Gold Prices in 3 Charts

By Monday, July 13, 2015
Gold InvestingDespite weak gold prices, excess money printed by the world’s central banks could ignite inflation, driving investors to safe haven assets. Policymakers have been using monetary policy as a form of stimulus in recent years, building a house of cards with nothing but paper money. If that paper house collapses, disaster would inevitably follow. After 2008, the Federal Reserve undertook a massive operation to buy low-quality assets off the balance .

Money Supply Strongly Suggests Higher Inflation Ahead

By Friday, November 7, 2014
Money Supply Strongly Suggests Higher Inflation AheadAsk even an amateur economist, and they will tell you this: an increasing money supply eventually leads to inflation. It’s a simple concept; the more paper money there is in the system, the less it’s worth and the less it buys. And this is exactly what is happening in the U.S. economy. The money supply is growing at a fast rate when compared to historical averages. Consider the chart below .

How Markets Will Handle End of Money Printing Era

By Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Markets Will Handle End of Money Printing EraIt’s finally over… The quantitative easing programs initially started by the Federal Reserve six years ago are (for now) history. In its statement on October 29, the Federal Reserve said, “Accordingly, the Committee decided to conclude its asset purchase program this month.” (Source: “FOMC Statement,” Federal Reserve, October 29, 2014.) The reason for ending the quantitative easing: “The Committee judges that there has been a substantial improvement in the outlook .

Why the Housing Market Points to Very Weak 2015 Economy

By Monday, November 3, 2014
Housing Market Points to Very Weak 2015 EconomyThe chart below shows us that between April and August of this year, home prices in the U.S. declined. The S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index is only released 60 days after each month’s end, so while data for September and October are not yet available, based on what I’m about to tell you, five years after the Great Recession, the U.S. housing market is on shaky ground again. According to .

These Poor 3Q Earnings Reports Foretell 2015’s Economy

By Friday, October 31, 2014
Poor 3Q Earnings Reports Foretell 2015’s EconomyAccording to research by UC Berkeley, in 2012, the top one percent of income earners in the U.S. earned 22.5% of all the income. The bottom 90%, on the other hand, earned less than 50% of all the income. (Source: Pew Research Center, January 7, 2014.) Income inequality in the U.S. economy is the highest it has been since 1928. The rich are getting richer, and the poor are seeing .

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