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Does QE3 Mark the Beginning of the End of the Bond Bubble?

October 2, 2012
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  With savings rates at historic lows and budget deficits at historic highs, it makes little sense that interest rates should remain this low for this long. While the Federal Reserve has received much praise for keeping rates low with its Quantitative Easing program, the congratulations rightfully belong to the European debt crisis. It is […]

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Sound Money: Turkey’s Cure for Oil Dependence

September 25, 2012
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By Devin Roundtree With so much havoc among European nations, Turkey has attracted headlines recently as Europe’s fastest growing economy and the remaining shining star of investment grade on the continent. Though, as CNBC reported, rising oil prices threaten the country’s economic outlook. When it comes to oil dependence, Turkey upstages even the U.S. by […]

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Central Banks Race to BUY Gold At Record Pace

August 21, 2012
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This must be more evidence of Bernanke’s “tradition.” The Olympics may be over, but central banks around the world have begun a race to buy gold and are doing so at the highest level in decades. The World Gold Council recently announced that central banks officially bought 157.5 tonnes of gold, equivalent to just over […]

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New CPI Means Higher Taxes, Lower Benefits

June 11, 2012
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A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but a steak tastes not as sweet – if it’s a cut of horse  meat… The new CPI calculations are designed to further disguise inflation and the erosion of your standard of living. Last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that they have enough Congressional approval […]

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Don’t Wait For the Announcement, QEIII is Already Here

June 5, 2012
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By Devin Roundtree Due to May’s disappointing unemployment numbers, Wall Street investors are again debating if the Federal Reserve will provide another round of Quantitative Easing. Yet nobody is recognizing the obvious; QE3 already exists. Ben Bernanke’s openness to the media has made people forget how secretive the Fed really is. Austrian economist Murray Rothbard […]

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Class Dismissed

March 30, 2012
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We hear all about the fading middle class, but the fading UPPER class? It seems like the only class doing well is the Political class. by Devin Roundtree It is true that the poor have gotten poorer, but so have the rich. Despite what government statistics say, incomes across the board are not at historic […]

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Why Young Folks Would Love Sound Money

February 14, 2012
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Never trust anyone over 30 (unless they pay with Sound Money) Without a gold and silver standard anchoring prices, Americans have felt their standard of living dwindle in the face of rising prices and staggering wages. While the shrinking middle class dominates the focus, young people have arguably suffered the most. If today’s youth were […]

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