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Gold’s Role in the Third Industrial Revolution

Investment | July 16, 2018

In recent years, talk of the Third Industrial Revolution has reached the mainstream. Much of this discussion comes from economic and social theorist Jeremy Rifkin. He wrote the book on it, literally. His 2011 release, The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World, lays out his theory on […]

Gold and The Retirement Crisis

Gold | June 25, 2018

The retirement crisis is upon us. The numbers present a startling picture. A new analysis from The Wall Street Journal shows that “In total, more than 40% of households headed by people aged 55 through 70 lack sufficient resources to maintain their living standard in retirement.” There are several reasons why this problem has developed. […]

The Hidden Cost of Economic Growth and Rising Stocks

Investment | June 18, 2018

Economic growth is good and stocks are rising.  Everything’s rosy, right? Once you dig beneath the surface and look at what’s fueling the growth, it’s easy to see the high cost Americans are paying for this growth. This story started about 10 years ago… Since the 2008 global financial crisis, the Federal Reserve fueled a […]

U.S. Mint Gold Coin Sales Surge By 433% In May

Gold | June 5, 2018

Gold coin buying turned frenzied in May, as sales of American gold coins skyrocketed by a stunning 433% in May from April, according to U.S. Mint data. May gold coin sales marked the highest level since 2015, as investors used the lower price levels as an opportunity to increase physical gold ownership, amid a time […]

What Does Italy Mean for Gold?

Gold | May 31, 2018

Recently, gold prices have dropped due to fears surrounding political turmoil arising from Italy. Equity markets around the world have followed this same trend. The trouble began on Sunday when the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, blocked the appointment of the finance minister. Mattarella remarked that his decision surrounded “The uncertainty over our position in […]