Tag Archives: inflation

Why the Push for Higher Wages May be at Just the Wrong Time

WHY THE PUSH FOR HIGHER WAGES MAY BE AT JUST THE WRONG TIME_

Casey Research recently reported that wages are rising across the USA. Let’s see what’s happening in the USA and then take a comparative look at the push for higher wages taking place in New Zealand. Then we’ll see what the impacts of this push for higher wages may be.   Wages are rising across the […]

Gold Price: Roadmap To $1,750

Gold continues to consolidate as it has done since the sharp gains in December and January. This sideways consolidation is likely necessary in order to build support for future price rises. However we may now be getting close to the point where we see a gold breakout. Below Stewart Thomson outlines the next levels to […]

What’s “Changing”: Interbank Lending, Interest Rates and Inflation?

We sometimes find Bill Holter’s work at JSmineset.com a bit over the top. However this article gives a good summary of the implications of changes in interbank lending, rising interest rates, inflation and velocity of money. It also ties in nicely with an article we published earlier on the same topics: Gold: The Ultimate Iron Lady […]

Gold: The Ultimate Iron Lady

In late 2017 we reported: Here’s How Inflation Could Surprise Everyone.  Just lately we are starting to see a few more warnings of a possible rise in inflation. Zerohedge recently published a great post on how the velocity of money may be bottoming out. Monetary velocity is a key factor in rising inflation levels. Stewart Thomson […]

Here’s How Inflation Could Surprise Everyone

Here’s How Inflation Could Surprise Everyone

Recently we’ve shared the idea that money velocity could turn up. As a result inflation could surprise many people by finally increasing. Gold expert Pierre Lassonde recently stated: “The Federal Reserve and other central banks have piled up huge reserves. But there is no inflation because the money is sitting within the banks and they […]

Money Velocity: Historic Upturn Nears – Inflation Coming?

The massive global money printing that has gone on post the financial crisis has not resulted in massive inflation as might have been expected. As Pierre Lassonde says below it’s because the banks have been sitting on the money and not lending it out. Read on to see why Stewart Thomson believes 2018 might be […]

Ronni Stoerferle: Gold Break Out and Recession Approaching?

Interview with Ronni Stoerferle: Gold Break Out and Recession Approaching? Ronni Stoeferle of Incrementum AG is interviewed on commodity TV. He discusses how gold has likely broken out and the odds of a recession approaching. Here’s what is covered in this short but content filled interview:   Is this the breakout? Technical indicators look positive […]

Zimbabwe: When the Black Market Becomes the Real Market

Here’s an important lesson about what really happens when a currency collapses. An interesting boots on the ground report from a country where the black market has been the real market for some time now… Zimbabwe: When the Black Market Becomes the Real Market By Jeff Thomas For many years, I’ve described black markets not […]

Why the World’s Billionaire Investors Buy Precious Metals

Why the World’s Billionaire Investors Buy Precious Metals

There are always lessons that can be learned from the “smart money”. Unlike regular investors, billionaire money managers like Ray Dalio and Stan Druckenmiller are professional investors. They have entire institutional teams at their disposal, dive deep into the nuances and complexities of the market, and spend every waking moment of their lives thinking about […]

India GST News Powers Gold Higher

There was some very positive news for gold out from India this week. Unlike the past couple of years when every announcement from the Indian government has been negative for gold. For a change a tax was announced that was lower than expected and actually reduces the overall tax on gold in some Indian states. […]