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The Price Movement of Gold will be Hard to Pin Down in Near Term

The increase in gold prices for 2017 of about 12 percent, disappointed many investors in the asset class. Many were surprised the price didn’t outperform stock market returns. Consequently, a number of professionals think the price of gold will be subdued in 2018, and possibly further out. For the negative outlook for 2017, it didn’t play out primarily because rising short-term interest rates didn’t lead to a huge increase in longer-term bond yields. What that did was keep financing costs low for the gold sector, helping to […]

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Peter Schiff on Defending Assets against Stock Market Bubble

Peter Schiff recently talked about his favorite way to survive what he sees as an unprecedented stock market bubble. He noted that the Federal Reserve has inflated three stock market bubbles already in the 21st century, and sees this one as the largest and most dangerous. Schiff says the way the government bailed out investors in 2001 and 2008 was by inflating an even larger bubble to take the place of the one that had just popped. He says he thinks this one is too big to […]

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