Tag Archives: interest rates

Gold: The Rate Hike Rally Continues

The US Federal Reserve Rate hike in December looks to have had a similar effect to the first rate hike in December 2015. With gold falling initially but then surprising most and rising. Stewart Thomson comments on this and also on why silver may be lagging gold currently and not moving much higher… Gold: The […]

The World’s Biggest Financial Bubble Is Coming to an End… Here’s How to Keep Your Money Safe

See how bonds, inflation and commodities might all be in the process of changing trends… The World’s Biggest Financial Bubble Is Coming to an End… Here’s How to Keep Your Money Safe By Justin Spittler Doug’s absolutely right. The bond market isn’t safe. Yesterday, we shared a recent essay by Casey Research founder Doug Casey. […]

Doug Casey: “Sell All Your Bonds”

Doug Casey gives his thoughts following the election of Trump, not only on bonds, but on property, stocks and gold too… Doug Casey: “Sell All Your Bonds” By Justin Spittler Editor’s note: If you read the Dispatch often, you know we like to share insights from Casey Research founder Doug Casey as much as we […]


In what will seem very counter intuitive given the recent sharp fall in the price of gold and the mainstream view of gold and interest rates, Darryl Schoon outlines why the current rising interest rates will in fact herald the next ascent of the gold price… THE SPREADING BONDFIRE AND THE RISING PRICE OF GOLD By […]

Three Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Sell Your Gold

It seems that gold and silver have been falling lately on the expectation that interest rates are now going to rise much faster than most people had previously thought they would. However the idea that rising interest rates are a negative to gold in the long run is not backed up by what has happened previosuly. […]

The 35-Year Bull Market in Bonds Comes to an End

Last week before the US election we wrote the following article. This was before Trump was elected but in it we outlined how regardless of who won it seemed there was evidence pointing to inflation starting to appear: Is Inflation Going to Surprise Us? Since Trump’s election we’ve now read an awful lot about how […]

Is Inflation Going to Surprise Us?

Throughout most of the world, the last 7 or 8 years has delivered what appears to be very low levels of what is known as “consumer price inflation”. Sure house and other asset prices have risen in many parts of the globe. But these get conveniently stripped out of or “substituted” from most government measures […]

The Bond Market Is Unraveling… Here’s Where You Should Put Your Money Today

Back in September we discussed the possibility that the bond prices might have changed trend from up to down. Or put another way that long term bond yields or interest rates may be at the start of a trend change to higher interest rates: Has the Bond Bubble Popped? Interest Rates to Rise? Impact on Gold […]

Janet, Government, And The Woodshed

Interest rates have had our attention lately. We’ve been keeping an eye on the rising US Treasury long bond rate. Earlier this week we also posted an article that looked at the recent move higher in LIBOR. In this piece Stewart Thomson has an interesting theory that it will be rising interest rates that really […]

Forget The Fed…Here’s the Key Interest Rate You Need to Be Watching

A few weeks ago we commented that perhaps the bond bubble has popped. See the article linked below: Has the Bond Bubble Popped? Interest Rates to Rise? Impact on Gold and Silver? We took a look at how long term US treasury bond interest rates had been rising since July. But there is also another […]