Tag Archives: quantitative easing

Federal Reserve Balance Sheet Reduction: What Impact Will it Have?

Last week the US Federal Reserve announced that it will finally begin shrinking its $4.5 trillion balance sheet. So what impact will the Federal Reserve balance sheet reduction have? We’ve taken note of a few opinions lately and have collated them below for you.   What is the Federal Reserve Balance Sheet and How Did […]

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 […]

Ronald Stoeferle: 2016 Will Be a Good Year For Gold Investors

Ronald Stoeferle, of Incrementum AG in Liechtenstein was recently interviewed by Lars Schall, a German reporter. They discussed this year’s prospects for gold, silver and mining shares; the still increasing gold demand in China; and a book that Stoeferle co-authored, “Austrian School for Investors – Austrian Investing Between Inflation and Deflation”. The full audio interview can be found […]

Central Planners Are In A State of Panic – Japan’s black swan flaps its wings

- Japan’s black swan flaps its wings

You’ve no doubt heard the Bank of Japan announcement last week. If not, it was that they would increase their purchases of Japanese government bonds to 80 trillion yen (up from 60 – 70 trillion) and triple their purchases of stock funds to 3 trillion yen annually. This excellent article from Chris Martenson’s Peak Prosperity (who […]

Why Janet Yellen Needs Her Own Magic Show

Why Janet Yellen Needs Her Own Magic Show

See why there is a whole lot of “smoke and mirrors” going on when it comes to what the central bankers at the helm of the US say versus what they’ll likely actually do… Why Janet Yellen Needs Her Own Magic Show By Dennis Miller What do Siegfried and Roy have in common with Federal Reserve Chairman […]

How Can There Not Be a Currency Crisis?

How Can There Not Be a Currency Crisis?

Below you can see well known financial blogger Mish Shedlock’s full presentation from the recent Casey Research Summit. He covers a lot of ground including will we see inflation or deflation, velocity of money and why he thinks there’s no chance of hyperinflation, and what to buy to prepare. He also makes a mention of New […]

THE REAL PURPOSE OF QE

Darryl Schoon gives his take on what the Fed has really been aiming for in its money printing programme. It’s not unemployment or financial stability or even inflation targeting. He also looks at where things might be heading and there’s a couple of shortish videos towards the end that are worth a look too, particularly […]

And the Band Plays On

While this piece doesn’t directly cover precious metals, it does look at the impacts of quantitative easing and the risks that currently exist in the market place. Given these risks it offers some advice on how to best mitigate them. It will be of particular interest to anyone nearing retirement age and trying to make […]

QUANTITATIVE EASING: THE KILLER SOLUTION

Darryl Schoon uses a number of charts from Ronald Stoeferle of Incrementum’s latest chartbook in this piece of his to outline just what the problem is with Quantitative Easing. (Over the last month we’ve also featured a number of Charts from Ronald Stoeferle’s excellent chart book on Inflation vs Deflation. See Inflation versus Deflation and Latest from […]