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The Move Out of Treasuries And Into Gold Continues

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog. When Russia dumped the majority of its U.S. treasury holdings over the past few months,  I noted how it was interesting to wonder what the other holders of U.S. treasuries must be thinking. “Because the reasons that...

Will The Gold/Silver Ratio Approach 15:1?

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog. With the current gold to silver ratio at approximately 79 to 1 (meaning that for an ounce of gold, you could trade it for about 79 ounces of silver), many are wondering if the ratio will revert back to the...

What The Fed Forgot To Mention…

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog. Last Wednesday the Federal Reserve held a meeting and indicated that they plan to go forward with more rate hikes. Yet they left a key question unanswered. Specifically, if the Fed is going to continue to raise...

Trump Discovering Federal Reserve’s Dilemma

Written by Chris Marcus of Arcadia Economics U.S. president Donald Trump recently issued some pointed comments about the Federal Reserve and some of the currency policies of China and the Eurozone. Which highlight the underlying flaw in the Federal Reserve's...

Have The Bubbles Begun To Pop?

Written by Chris Marcus of Arcadia Economics Over the past decade, many in the Austrian Community have warned of the consequences of past Federal Reserve action, only for most to wonder when these events would ever occur. This week analyst Dave Kranzler was...

Fed Concerns About Growth AND Inflation?!

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell gave his latest economic update last week, and his assessment that he's concerned about both growth and inflation means that the case for investing in precious metals is as...

Russian Exodus From U.S. Treasury Market Continues

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog One month after Russia sold off half of its U.S. Treasury holdings, they just dumped virtually the rest. So officially gone are the days of just speculating about an exodus out of the U.S. Treasury market. As one of...

Federal Reserve To Bring Markets Closer To Collapse

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog Last Wednesday the Federal Reserve released the minutes of it’s most recent policy meeting. And some of the comments were rather interesting. Primarily because they offer valuable clues about what’s to come next in...

Is The U.S. Economy Really Recovering?

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog Lately elected officials love pointing to the booming stock market and citing it as evidence that the economy is recovering and strong. Similar with the employment data, where many cite the recent numbers as a sign...

Is China At Risk Of A Credit Meltdown Too?

Written by Chris Marcus for the Miles Franklin blog While certainly there’s a lot of attention placed on the growing weakness in the U.S. dollar, the conditions in the rest of the world are not entirely dissimilar. The Eurozone and Japan are currently maintaining...