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Is Market Sentiment Shifting to Gold?

When you look at the world economy, there’s no shortage of worries. Most market strategists do not view gold as a currency but only as a commodity. The rule: dollar up, gold down. But on viewing gold as a currency compared to many other currencies, including euro, ruble, yen & rupee, it has been a good place to be in over the last year.

Forecast 2015 – 11 Forecasts from Greece to Gold

Here are my financial forecast particulars for 2015 from Greece to Gold – Both China and Russia will continue to work to convert their dollar reserves into Gold whenever possible. Meanwhile, America and Great Britain’s campaign to discredit and devalue gold will only permit their rivals to acquire more at a cheaper price. Read on…

Surprise...Everyone Was Wrong About The End Of QE

With the Fed now extracting the QE support, it is very likely that economic weakness will resurface since the “engine of growth” was never repaired. Furthermore, interest rates can remain low for a very long time when there is a lack of sufficient economic catalysts to sustain the drag imposed by higher borrowing costs.

Central Bank Credibility, The Equity Markets, And Gold

Coming out of the Great Recession, central bank credibility – their ability to “pull us out” of the Recession – was being severely questioned by investors. Thus, a good portion of investor money found its way into gold. That changed in 2011. Central bank credibility is at a peak, so gold is in the dumps.

5 Things To Ponder: To QE Or Not To QE

Are the markets, and the economy, finally strong enough to stand on their own? Or, will the end of the current QE program be the start of a bigger correction? With central banks much more concerned about a return to recession than about asset-price bubbles, they have little choice but to step back in.

Asset Purchases By The US Fed And The S&P 500

Periods where the Fed was buying bonds have seen stocks rally, whereas periods where the Fed was not actively purchasing bonds saw two of the largest pullbacks for the S&P 500 during this bull market – proving a historical correlation between increases in the Fed’s balance sheet & the S&P 500.

Fed Ben's Rocket to Nowhere - Peter Schiff

Fed Ben likened QE to the first stage in a multiple stage rocket that gets the spacecraft off the ground – But the Fed can’t stop accumulating and dispose of its inventory without creating major market disruptions even if the economic rocket were actually approaching escape velocity.

The Federal Reserve's REAL Reason For Quantitative Easing

When the first round of quantitative easing ended, Andrew Huszar says that it was incredibly obvious that QE had done very little to benefit average Americans but it had been an absolute coup for Wall Street. – It doesn’t take a genius to figure it out who benefits from quantitative easing.

Fed's QE + Desperation = Higher Gold Prices

QE addicted US economy is reliant on central bank stimulus to stay afloat; The Fed cannot end it nor intends doing so anytime soon – This monetization of debt increases the bullish outlook on gold, that historically trends higher along with Fed’s balance sheet.

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.

The Real Reason For The Fed's No Taper Is Not Economic Reality

Something more immediate & not economic reality is most likely behind the “No Taper” : As debt ceiling debate once again looms, any shutdown of the govt, default or restrictive fiscal policies could collapse whatever incremental recovery there has been to date.

Fed QE Tapering: Quanticlimax for Gold & Silver Bears?

The world’s biggest central bank, isn’t completely done with QE or zero rates nor has inflation leapt yet – Whatever noise today brings for gold and silver prices, the value of cash remains under attack by the very people charged with defending it.

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