Tuesday , 17 October 2017


Lorimer Wilson

Financial Elite's Behavior Has Opened Floodgates for Gold

In spite of philosophical differences in many areas of politics and economics, Ron Paul and Simon Johnson agree that the cosiness that exists between the U. S. Congress and the financial elite has not worked, and is not working, in the best interest of the average American. They both suggest that major changes must be made in that relationship to strengthen the American economy. Is it too late, however, to avoid the repercussions of an even weaker greenback, rising inflation and the opening of the floodgates in the price of all investments related to gold and silver? Words: 1336

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The 4 Stages of Transition from Market Bottom to Market Top

Whether the stock market is topping out and the economy's 2010 trajectory will disappoint is subject to debate but what probably can't be debated - and something that truly astonishes me - is the brief period of time in which we have moved from fear to greed. There are four classical stages in a move from market bottom to market top and then back again. How do they apply to the situation this time around? Words: 573

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Has the Yellow Metal Lost its Lustre?

Don’t invest in gold just because it’s popular. Don’t lose sight of longer-term historical investment results, especially during short-term periods of extreme volatility and trending markets. Short-term, return-chasing investing is precisely what is driving this modern-day gold rush and that is exactly why you should be looking elsewhere. Words: 860

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Withdrawal of Financial Painkillers Could Result in Messy Complications

You've probably heard that the economy is recovering, that consumers are more optimistic, and that companies might soon begin hiring more workers than they're firing. Hooray. The only problem with such an upbeat prognosis is that large chunks of the U.S. economy remain addicted to financial painkillers. Words: 845

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Inflation Destroys Discipline

Inflation represents a loss of discipline that always ends up hurting a large number of people. Furthermore, the consequences of inflation can leave wreckage in which policymakers are left with no good alternative policies to follow. Words: 961

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Deflation: A Threat to the U.S. Economy?

Policies aimed at countering a fall in prices, which are supposedly aimed at fighting deflation, do nothing more than provide support for nonproductive activities and delay the chances for a durable economic recovery. Words: 1586

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