Outlook 2018 - Global economic trends and their impact on gold
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Why Cryptocurrencies Shouldn’t Replace Gold in Your Portfolio
The cryptocurrency phenomenon continues with its mind-boggling volatility and millions of dollars gained and lost on a minute by minute basis. Despite recent setbacks, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have enjoyed significant appreciation since their initial offerings. But is this sudden rise [...]
Asteroid Mining: Fact or (Science) Fiction?
By Douglas Trinder, Precious Metals Analyst As our planet’s precious metal reserves tap out, big business and NASA are looking to the skies. The race to mine asteroids swirling around our solar system is on. Space mining may sound like science fiction, but it’s real, and big developments are [...]
Can the World Run Out of Mineable Gold?
Hundreds of years ago, early economists were puzzled by a quirk in pricing: why do some non-essential goods cost so much while truly essential goods cost so little? As an example, why are water and grain so cheap when they are so vital for human survival? Why are gold and diamonds so expensive [...]
Jack Kemp and the Gold-Based Dollar
Many of you are very familiar with the late Jack Kemp (1935-2009) whether it’s from his several terms as a local Congressman or from his tenure as quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. However, many of you precious metal followers, more specifically you “gold bugs,” are not aware of [...]
How Would Precious Metals Perform If President Trump Were Forced Out of Office?
Donald Trump’s policy agenda, and his very presidency, are in jeopardy…at least if you believe all the chatter from the left-leaning “mainstream” media. For weeks now, the big media outlets have been stirring up talk of impeachment. One story after another dealing with the likes of [...]