The Woman With The Golden Gun

Gold has suffered a beating in recent days. In fact, it has been down strongly ever since Chair Janet Yellen the team from the FOMC finally cracked enough skulls to effectively convince the market that its going to raise interest rates next Wednesday. But what is ironic is that the U.S. stock market has remained largely unfazed by these rate hiking prospects at the same time gold has been getting drubbed. For if history is any guide, gold has traditionally shined well beyond its paper based counterpart in the days, weeks and months following a tightening action by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

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Turns Out There Are Many Alternatives

Apparently there is an alternative. We hear so much about how one has to be allocated to stocks in the current market environment. But has this truly been the only answer? And is this dogged dedication to stocks likely to be the best path for investors going forward?

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The Fed Speaks, The Market Ignores

The U.S. Federal Reserve completed its latest Open Market Committee meeting on Wednesday. The Fed’s objective coming out of the meeting was seemingly clear – they wanted to kick the door open for the possibility of another quarter-point interest rate increase in September. Notably, the market decided to hear an entirely different story.

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‘BLeave’ It! The U.K. Is Out – Now What?

In a stunning development on Thursday night into Friday morning, it appears almost certain as of this writing at Midnight EDT that voters in the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum have opted to ‘Leave’ the European Union. Now what?

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Gold And Silver Arches

The precious metals market appears to be falling back to its old ways. After an impressive rally to start the New Year, both gold and silver have been trending lower over the past month. Is it time to abandon the precious metals trade once again, or is patience warranted at the present time?

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