Sprott Gold Report: It’s Show Time for the Fed

BY John Hathaway | Monday, October 18, 2021 Despite lackluster third quarter and year-to-date performance for gold, the fundamental backdrop for precious metals and related mining share prices continues to strengthen in our opinion. Here’s why we believe this:  Inflation has become increasingly problematic and more persistent than previous sanguine […]

Neil Howe On The Fourth Turning: What Will Happen Next?

    They say that history rhymes.  That civilizations and societies tend to follow cycles — boom/bust, feast/famine, war/peace, cultural experimentation/a retrenchment to the “old ways”. Famed demographer Neil Howe, the author of the best-selling book The Fourth Turning, lays out his prediction that today’s society has entered the “bust” […]

Gold looks poised for a run eerily similar to the 1970s

1976 Says Silver & Gold Have Been In This Exact Place Before By Jeff Clark, Senior Analyst, GoldSilver.com   It’s frustrating to watch gold and silver languish when they’re surrounded by major catalysts and since, well, everything else is going up. More than frustrating, it’s bewildering. But what if I […]

Inflation Finally Meets Wall Street’s Ears! Is Gold Next?

At last, something is happening! Rising oil and gas prices sparked inflation worries among investors. However, gold hasn’t benefited so far… It took Wall Street a while to find out about inflation above 5%, but it seems that investors have finally noticed that we live now in a world of […]

Death By Inflation Or Debt Defaults?

    The US currently spends 111% of its tax receipts on the true cost of servicing its debt.  And the Fed is now chained to printing up the difference — forever. This is a no-win situation. Which is why highly-respected macro analyst Luke Gromen states that the US and […]

Contagion! Evergrande, Inflation, Shortages & Fed Taper To Worsen Slowing Economy

    The world has become a lot more volatile over the past few weeks.  Markets are lurching up & down as investors have become suddenly concerned about contagion. And not just from the new COVID variants. But contagion from the failure of big players in China, like Evergrande, and […]

‘Worst Bear Market Of Our Lifetime’ Is Fast Approaching

    Legendary investor Jim Rogers has seen more market ups & downs than most people alive today — making a LOT of money in the process.  But given today’s macro environment, he’s more concerned about the market’s future prospects than he’s ever been before. In fact, he now confidently […]

Simon Black says Money Printing Won’t End, History Predicts

    They say those who do not understand the lessons of history are condemned to repeat them.  This isn’t the first time that authorities have intentionally devalued their currency in desperate attempt to stimulate economic growth. Yet right now the world’s central banks – the Federal Reserve, the ECB, […]

Gold Back Below $1,800!

Easy come, easy go. The yellow metal rallied on Friday just to plunge on Tuesday. What’s your next move, Mr. Gold? Ugh, the recent rally in gold prices was really short-lived. As the chart below shows, the price of gold increased after the publication of disappointing nonfarm payrolls on Friday. […]

Weak August Payrolls: Why We Should Care

A disappointing nonfarm payrolls report came. If the Fed postpones the tapering announcement considerably, gold might be able to rally for longer. They say that September is a good time for gold. Indeed, historically, gold used to shine during the ninth month, and the yellow metal also started this year’s […]

Gold Moves Above $1,800 After Jackson Hole

The Jackson Hole is over — we left it in the rearview mirror. Gold moved higher in an immediate reaction, but bullish joy may be premature. The 2021 Jackson Hole Economic Symposium “Macroeconomic Policy in an Uneven Economy” is already a thing of the past. It was a stimulating conference […]

Does A Dollar Shock Lie Ahead For The Markets?

    The US has increased its currency supply by a massive $5 trillion dollars since February of last year.  And now inflation is raging at a 13-year high, with the price of many essentials for living — like food, fuel, housing and health care — up double digits from […]

Market Meltdown Ahead?

    It’s looking increasingly clear folks:  The economy has taken on too much debt. Interest rates can’t rise substantially without threatening to crash the entire system. But instead of exercising concern, Wall Street is partying hard with today’s cheap liquidity in a speculative orgy. Unless the situation changes dramatically, […]

Market Implosion Inevitable

    Suddenly investors are panicked that inflation is taking over.  But what if they’re wrong? Well, that could be a costly mistake if they’re betting their portfolio’s future on it. Because there’s a strong case to be made that we’re now actually entering a period of dis-inflation, one that […]

Gold’s Behavior in Various Parallel Inflation Universes

The current high inflation could theoretically transform into hyperinflation, disinflation, stagflation, or deflation. What does each mean for gold? Inflation, inflation, inflation. We all know that prices have surged recently. And we all know that high inflation is likely to stay with us for a while, even if we assume […]

Powell Gave Congress Dovish Signs. Will It Help Gold?

Powell admits that inflation is well above the Fed’s target, but he still considers it transitory. Gold increased in response – only to fall again. Last week, Powell testified before Congress. On the one hand, Powell admitted in a way that inflation had reached a level higher than expected and […]

Is Cash Trash? Economic Analyst Lyn Alden Weighs In

      With global central banks printing trillions of new currency these days, the voices claiming that “Cash Is trash” appear to have a valid point.  Banks give us no return on cash savings. And inflation is swiftly eating away at its purchasing power.  So what is the future […]

The Fiat Free-For-All: Currency Creation vs. Gold and Silver Production

Jeff Clark, Senior Analyst, GoldSilver.com  JUN 28, 2021 Most headlines about the Fed’s open market committee (FOMC) announcement focused on the potential change in interest rates. What went largely ignored was that it will continue to purchase $120 billion in bonds every month. The central bank said it “might” raise […]

INFLATION SPIKES! How Will That Impact Your Wealth?

      Inflation just took a massive spike higher.  Just-released data shows core inflation has suddenly soared to levels not seen since the early 1990s.  High inflation is a wealth-killer. Draining the purchasing power of your income and savings, while crushing you under a rising cost of living.  How worried […]

Rising Cost Pressure – What Will Mr. Powell and Mr. Gold Do?

The latest IHS Markit Flash U.S. Composite PMI signals very fast economic expansion – but also strong inflationary pressure. Good news for gold, overall. On Friday, the recent IHS Markit Flash U.S. Composite PMI has been published . There are two pieces of news for gold – one good and […]