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How the Bull Became the Dragon

Gold | May 24, 2017

As children, we hear stories explaining how the zebra got its stripes or how the elephant got its trunk. However, in the future, it might be more fitting to imagine how the bull became the dragon.     China is becoming a dominant force in our increasingly global economy. Gold investors in the U.S. are looking […]

Silver Production Fell In 2016 – First Time in 14 Years

Investment | May 23, 2017

Remember back to college economics? Good old supply and demand? Well, the numbers are tilting favorably for silver. Simply put – the silver equation shows more demand than supply and that is bullish for prices ahead. Global silver mine production fell in 2016, for the first time since 2002, according to the newly released World […]

Political Risks Rattle Markets

Investment | May 22, 2017

Fresh new controversy regarding the Trump administration surfaced on Tuesday night of last week, and the market’s reaction was harsh. By the end of the day on Wednesday, the Nasdaq 100 was down a little over 2.5%, and the S&P 500 and Dow Jones were both off roughly 1.5%. Given that a major market index […]

Are We In Correction Territory?

Gold | May 18, 2017

Just days ago we brought you an article exploring the problems with high valuations in the equity market. We looked at why the Shiller P/E ratio offers warnings to investors given that the measurement is over 75% higher than its historical mean. Outsized stock values reflect heightened expectations. As a result, companies face the ever-increasing […]

Rare Coin Market Mostly Steady in April

Market News | May 16, 2017

The rare coin market held mostly steady in April, as U.S. investors continue to chase overvalued equity shares. Relatively tame inflation has also kept rare coin values roughly steady in the first few months of 2017. One index that tracks 87 U.S. rare coins revealed a slight retrenchment in April, but values remain sharply higher […]

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