Silver as an investment

Category Archives: Interest Rates

Drowning In The Money River

This report was originally published by Adam Taggart at It’s a big club and you ain’t in it. ~ George Carlin If you suspect society is unfair, that there’s a different set of rules the rich live by, you’re right. I’ve had ample chance to witness first-hand evidence of this in my time working […]

Gold and Rising Interest Rates: Selling the Rumor, Buying the Fact / BY SCHIFFGOLD / DECEMBER 11, 2017 The Federal Reserve is widely expected to nudge interest rates up again this week. Most analysts agree that the specter of a rate hike is one of the primary reasons gold has slumped over the last several weeks. But are rising interests rates really bad for gold? The short answer is […]

The Boom Continues / By Steve Saville, The Speculative Investor / Sunday, 3 December 2017 The US economic boom is still in progress, where a boom is defined as a period during which monetary inflation and the suppression of interest rates create the false impression of a growing/healthy economy*. We know that it is still in progress because the […]

More on Interest Rates and Time Preference / Frank Shostak / 12/02/2017 In a recent column for Mises Wire, Doug French raised very important issue of negative interest rates.  Quoting Fleckenstein Capital He wrote, Yesterday a Parisian BBB-rated company (i.e., quasi junk) issued $500 million in three-year notes yielding negative 0.026%. We have been peppered with so many absurdities, nothing seems absurd anymore… French […]

BoE Deputy Governor Gives Crazy Speech Warning Markets Have Underestimated Rate Rises

On 2 November 2017, the Bank of England raised rates for the first time in a decade and Sterling’s initial rise was promptly sold off by forex traders as we discussed. The 7-2 vote by the Monetary Policy Committee was not the unanimous decision some had expected, while Cunliffe and Ramsden saw insufficient evidence that […]

Desperately Seeking 1995 / by Jeffrey P. Snider Via Alhambra Investments / November 13, 2017 The year 1995 wasn’t exact a good year to remember. There was the Oklahoma City bombing, the San Diego tank rampage, the New Jersey Devils winning the Stanley Cup in a lockout shortened NHL season, and some former Buffalo Bills running back named OJ getting into trouble […]

Prepare For Interest Rate Rises And Global Debt Bubble Collapse / By janskoyles / November 9, 2017 – Diversify, rebalance investments and prepare for interest rate rises – UK launches inquiry into household finances as £200bn debt pile looms – Centuries of data forewarn of rapid reversal from ultra low interest rates – 700-year average real interest rate in last 700 years is 4.78% (must see chart) – […]

What Could Pop The Everything Bubble?

This article was originally published by Charles Hugh Smith at You can view more of his analysis at Of Two Minds. I’ve long held that if a problem can be solved by creating $1 trillion out of thin air and buying a raft of assets with that $1 trillion, then central banks will solve the problem by creating the […]

Don’t Fight the Fed

Alexander Hamilton, George Washington’s Treasury Secretary, in his first “Report on the Public Credit” in 1790, put forth the concepts of “assumption” and “redemption.” He argued that the federal government should assume the Revolutionary War debt and pay those debts at “face value”  in full to the bearers of such debt on demand. In order […]

MAJOR ALERT: This Mega Breakout Threatens To Rock Global Markets / October 25, 2017 This mega breakout threatens to rock global markets… A Breakout In Interest Rates? October 25 (King World News) – Very important note from Andrew Adams at Raymond James:  Another item worth watching very closely is that the benchmark 10-Year U.S. Treasury rate climbed above 2.40% yesterday for the first time since early May after failing […]