Monthly Archives - May 2017

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A Little Tumble in Gold Is Great News for Patient Investors

Gold’s slight tumble from mid-April to mid-May isn’t an alarm bell for investors — historical trends indicate that gold always climbs back to new peaks. In fact, the slight decline in gold is actually good news for patient investors, especially those looking to hold gold assets long term as part of a retirement savings strategy.

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New Arizona Law Could Mean Bigger Profits for Gold Investors

Like many other commodities, gold has long been used as a hedge against currency devaluation, particularly against the gradual inflation that is symptomatic of today’s monetary system. A new law passing in Arizona is creating more benefits for gold investment by removing taxation of precious metals — including gold — at the state level.

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Markets Are at an All Time High – Why That’s a Problem

Hi, I’m Ron Paul, former Presidential candidate and US Congressman. If you follow the news, you’ll know that stock markets are near their all-time highs. The Dow Jones Index surpassed the 20,000 point mark for the first time this year, and even broke 21,000 points in March. That’s over 4,000 points higher than its lowest mark in 2016. The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ Composite Index are enjoying similarly fast growth.

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Ron Paul on Inflation and Retirement

Retirement is becoming increasingly difficult in today’s world. Social Security benefits are meager, and the program itself will eventually collapse under its own weight. That’s why it’s important to have your own retirement savings, such as an IRA or a 401(k). But inflation erodes the value of those savings over time. The money you save today won’t be worth nearly as much in a decade or two.

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Ron Paul on Central Banks and Money Printing

“I have been a long-time opponent of the Federal Reserve System. The Fed’s loose monetary policies have fueled bubbles and financial crises almost from the Fed’s inception in 1913. Prices have risen continuously since that time, and especially since the dollar’s last link to gold was broken in 1971. More recently, the Fed has engaged in policies of quantitative easing, creating money out of thin air to purchase financial assets…”