The price of gold has risen precipitously since the housing-market collapse and financial crisis of 2008, as you would expect a sound hedge investment to behave.
Gone are the days when you could securely place your valuables, precious metals like gold and silver, and personal documents like wills and birth certificate in a bank safe deposit box.
Following the discussion around a recent post of ours on our Facebook page. I have placed a link below to the Hanke Krus Hyperinflation Table below.
There’s a saying in golf that every shot makes at least one person happy (it might be your opponent!). Trade wars are kind of like that. The very day that President Trump put onerous tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum (March 1st) two things happened.
The debate continues to rage on as to whether there are forces big enough to actually manipulate the Gold market. On the one hand, you have the mainstream folks confidently declaring that the gold market is far too large and liquid to be manipulated. Still, others have spent countless hours researching trends and reading the tea leaves to find the smoking gun that will once and for all prove to the world that their conspiracy theories are actually true.
As the real truth behind the long-term manipulation in the gold market reveals itself, investors are rediscovering the opportunities in the purchase of physical gold assets. Soon after former Deutsche Banker David Liew plead guilty to spoofing and direct manipulation in the gold market, cracks proliferated throughout the carefully manufactured veneer of them protecting a corrupt banking industry.
Throughout the last century the U.S. dollar undoubtedly reigned supreme as the world’s reserve currency. This greatly reduced the cost of doing business for the United States and lead to an effective bonus of $100 billion a year thanks to lower borrowing costs, not to mention the ability to just print funding as required