Gold Rallies! Can it Last?

The Fed can fix monetary policy, but cannot fix deglobalization, public debt, or fiscal spending. They can’t fix the reasons we own gold.

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The Global Empire of Risk

Should the Fed pay attention to the IMF’s warnings about global financial risks and deteriorating market conditions? Probably, but more red-hot inflation data means their hands are tied.

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History of Hard Money: Japan’s Lost Decade

Throughout the 1980s, Japan’s economy soared past the rest of the world. The growth that once earned the envy of investors and economists now stands as a dire warning against debt, speculation, and easy money.

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