Bank Depositors Fleeing Low Yields AND Solvency Problems
Silver led precious metals markets higher last week.
Gold Bulls Look to Push through $2,000
Gold prices surged to test the $2,000/oz level early this week before retreating ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision.
Treasuries: "Risk Free" or "Risk Unlimited"?
The high-profile collapse of Silicon Valley Bank last week is a story about bad debt, just not in the way most people think.
Bank Dominoes Falling
In September 2021, Silvergate Bank, specializing in digital currency, was performing well. In fact, the bank reported record-breaking growth in deposits and loans in 2020, thanks in part to increased demand for its services from clients in the cryptocurrency industry.
Better Early Than Late
Gold bugs started 2023 with high hopes after the precious metals sector showed impressive relative strength versus paper assets in 2022.
White House Actions Raise Risks to Economy
Something like the plot of Atlas Shrugged seems to be playing out across America.
WARNING: Choose Carefully When Selecting a Bullion Dealer
Regal Assets, a somewhat prominent gold and silver dealer in southern California, is in serious trouble based on news released last week.
What Would an Early Biden Departure Mean for Markets?
Joe Biden entered the Oval Office with relatively low approval ratings.
The Current Yield Curve Inversion, Explained
The Fed has massively inverted the yield curve. We explain why investors might be frontrunning themselves and why the long-term rate won’t budge.
Investors Brace for the Fed’s Hard Landing
As investors hope for a Santa Claus rally in the days ahead, the Grinch is looking to steal their holiday cheer.
Sam Bankman-Fried FTX’ed Up
The recent implosion of FTX is explained and why the inevitable crypto and pension fund collapse was precipitated by Fed policy.
Federal Reserve Note Suffers Pivotal Breakdown
While investors continue to await a possible Federal Reserve pivot toward monetary easing, the pivot has already occurred in major asset markets, including precious metals.
Powell May Be Planning a Post-Election Fed Pivot
The U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) took a dive last Friday following a middling jobs report.
Fed Continues Tough Talk, but Gold & Silver Show Resilience
Precious metals investors remain cautious following the Federal Reserve’s latest jumbo rate hike.