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What Would an Early Biden Departure Mean for Markets?

Joe Biden entered the Oval Office with relatively low approval ratings.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fed Continues Tough Talk, but Gold & Silver Show Resilience

Precious metals investors remain cautious following the Federal Reserve’s latest jumbo rate hike.

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The Fed Has a Hammer, and You’re a Nail

The Fed continues to raise interest rates to try and fix the economy and bring down inflation.

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Why Gold’s Losing Streak May Soon Turn Around

The gold market enters trading for the month of November on a losing streak.

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Could a Red Wave Cool Off the Retail Bullion Market?

Americans will vote in the midterm elections next Tuesday.

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Biden Administration Argues Economy Is Bouncing Back

As investors weigh conflicting economic data and the prospects for a Fed pivot, precious metals markets are quietly basing out.

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When Will the Fed Throw in the Towel on Rate Hikes?

The Federal Reserve finally stopped referring to inflation as “transitory” earlier this year and got serious about trying to control the painful rise in prices it has caused.

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Strong Retail Demand Puts Strains on Bullion Dealers

A new Money Metals client reported to us significant trouble retrieving of his silver American Eagles which were supposed to be held for him in a segregated storage account at another prominent bullion dealer.

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New Banking Crisis Looms, Dangerous Enablers Rewarded

As new inflation data pushes the Fed toward continuing with rate hikes, precious metals markets are struggling to make headway.

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Bullion Dealer Hit with Serious Charges; Big Banks Go Largely Unpunished

Robert Leroy Higgins, owner of precious metals dealer Argent Asset Group and the First State Depository (FSD) in Delaware, is in hot water with the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).