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Is Gold A Good Investment?

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Reading Time: 5 minutes While some investors are intellectually brave to even ponder the question ” is gold is a good investment “, sadly most investors malign it for even being considered a plausible investment option. Gold is probably the most interesting and at the same time misunderstood asset in the world. Some investors believe…CONTINUE READING

Implied Returns For 2018: What Happens Following Low Market Volatility Years To Stocks, Bonds & Gold

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Low Volatility In Stocks & Bonds There are a few ways to sum up 2017. It was the first time in years where the initial earnings estimates ended up being realized. Inflation and wage growth didn’t meet expectations despite the low unemployment rate. Global equities rallied as economic growth improved…CONTINUE READING

The Federal Reserve Wants You To Own Gold

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Reading Time: 5 minutes At the time the Federal Reserve was doing its 3 rounds of QE and had a zero percent Fed funds rate, there were predictions by bearish investors and Austrian economists that inflation would run out of control. This hasn’t happened as inflation, measured by Core PCE or CPI, has stayed…CONTINUE READING

What Role Does Gold Have in Today’s Markets?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes In modern financial markets, the list of securities you can place bets on is long indeed. In addition to traditional investments such as stocks and mutual funds, newer financial instruments such as derivatives and ETFs (electronically-traded funds) have become popular. There has even been an attempt recently to allow investors…CONTINUE READING