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Will The Steel Tariffs Really Only Cost You A Penny?

Gold | March 11, 2018

You’ve probably heard the news.  Last week, President Trump signed off on two new tariffs of 25% and 10% on imported steel and aluminum, respectively. The Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has been trying to sell these tariffs as “no big deal” to the U.S. public. Mr. Ross recently appeared on TV holding a can of […]

Don’t Store Bullion in Your IRA At Home

Gold | February 28, 2018

Warning! How you store bullion in your IRA matters. A gold IRA is a self-directed individual retirement account in which the IRS allows ownership of physical precious metals. With a Gold IRA you can also hold physical precious metals in the form of coins and bars that meet certain fineness standards from the IRS. At […]

Cats & Dogs: Can Equities and Gold Coexist?

Gold | February 25, 2018

Too often investors think of rising gold prices and a surging equities market as mutually exclusive. Are they right? A look at recent market fluctuations seems to indicate they aren’t. Gold has long been deemed a “safe haven” asset; if the stock market falters or crashes gold will save them. If this is true, it […]

The Power of Inflationary Hedging

Investment | February 19, 2018

The hot topic in the financial world today is inflation, namely which way it’s going to go. For years it has been curiously low, but that might be changing and if so, implications for gold are significant. Since December 2015 the Fed has increased the benchmark short-term rate five times ranging between 1.25% and 1.5% […]

Gold Is a Safe Haven in the Stock Market Storm

Investment | February 6, 2018

In a flash the stunning January stock market gains disappeared. The S&P 500 erased the exuberant returns achieved since the start of the year as the stock market turned negative this week. Price quotes that flashed green, turned to a sea of red. The pounding is historic. The Dow Jones industrial average recorded its biggest […]