Tag - Quantitative Easing

When the Financial Mainstream Calls for $3,000 Gold, You’d Better Pay Attention

Most people realize that mainstream financial institutions don’t like gold. In many cases it’s because they can’t make money selling investors on gold, whereas they can make commissions every time an investor buys or sells stocks, bonds, mutual fund shares, etc. In other cases it’s because they just don’t...

What the Federal Reserve Is Doing and How It Affects Your Retirement

Most investors know by now that the Federal Reserve has intervened heavily in the US economy over the past several weeks. What they may not realize, however, is just how deep that intervention has become, and how that will affect their retirement. Much of the mainstream media lauds the Fed’s...

The Federal Reserve’s Monetization of Debt Is a Bad Omen for the Future

One of the characteristic traits of an economy that is circling the drain is one in which the central bank directly monetizes the debt issued by the government. Once that starts to happen, there is no check on the government’s ability to spend money, and the currency unit quickly...