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Is This the Beginning of the End for the Dollar?

While the notion of the dollar losing its status as world reserve currency had appeared muted for some time given the lack of alternatives, it is now gaining credence, with calls in China for a new reserve. Gold will play a crucial role as a stabilizer & offset the dollar decline by a higher gold price.

Janet Yellen On A Mission Impossible - Peter Schiff

Rather than asking Janet Yellen about (Mission Impossible) withdrawing stimulus and shrinking the Fed’s balance sheet – we should be asking how markets will react when she runs out of excuses for delaying QE Taper, or decides to expand QE rather than contract it.

UBS Warns The Fed Is Trapped

Why did the Fed decide to hold back in Sep, puzzling investors who had very widely expected a taper and thereby putting the credibility of its communication strategy at risk? The Fed is facing two major but opposing risks, which confirm that it is now trapped.

Why The Fed Likely Won't Taper...Anytime Soon

Its unlikely the Fed will taper its purchases in Dec as government once again begins to debate over raising the debt ceiling. A March taper is also unlikely as the Fed will be dealing with two primary issues then – Evaluating impact of Debt ceiling deal & transition of control at the Fed.

The Collapse Of The Dollar Is Unavoidable - Peter Schiff

None of the attributes that made the US & the dollar so great and deserving of the world’s reserve currency status, exist today. America is now a mirror image of its former self- Now the world’s biggest debtor, with the biggest trade deficit and the dollar backed by nothing.

If The US Dollar Is Doomed, Gold Should Rise

It is rare that investors are given a road map. When this happens, the few who can actually read the map, understand the clear signs and directions it contains, find themselves in an enviable position – Such is currently the case with gold and gold-related investments.

What The U.S. Debt Ceiling Deal Looks Like

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will soon announce an agreement to reopen the government and avert default on U.S. debt – Here is what that “stunning reversal for the speaker” Debt Ceiling deal looks like…

Is Gold Still a Safe Haven? Gold Price Action Indicates Otherwise

A potential US debt default would seem to be a crisis custom made for gold, but the price action of late is telling a different story – Since government shutdown on Oct 1st and while potential for a historic default exists, the gold spot price has fallen & delivered negative returns.

Gold And The Four Words That Define Western Economic Policy

It makes sense to own gold because currencies are being printed to destruction; the long-term downtrend in paper money remains intact – The debt mountain cannot and will not resolve itself and there is a non-trivial chance of a gigantic financial system reset.

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