The Treasury Yield Has Inverted This Week—A Recession Is Coming
On Monday, Dec. 3, the US Treasury yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007 when The 5-year Treasury yield fell below the yield on the 3-year note. Analysts are predicting that a recession is coming within 6–24 months.
Dec 04, 2018 | Kevin Troy |
The Effect of Fed Fund Rate Hikes on Gold
While popular opinion is that interest rate hikes have a bearish effect on gold prices, the effect that an interest rate increase has on gold, if any, is unknown since there is actually little solid correlation between interest rates and gold prices. Rising interest rates may even have a bullish effect on gold prices.
Nov 27, 2018 | Investopedia |
Morgan Stanley Says Dollar Bull Run Has Ended, Time to Sell
The dollar’s bull run has ended and it’s time to sell the currency, according to Morgan Stanley.
Nov 17, 2018 | Bloomberg |
Indicators Showing Our Economy Is in Bad Shape
Our rising GDP and stock market tell a story of a booming economy. But these indicators are not the full picture of the US economy. Here’s additional trends and facts about our economy that tell us we are heading into troubling economic times.
Nov 07, 2018 | Kevin Troy |
The Next Retirement Crisis: America’s Public Pensions
You may be saying to yourself: why should I care whether public-employee pension plans are underfunded. Here’s why: At the pace we are going, in four or five years, some of those states will likely have to either cut their services (the equivalent of a state bailout), or they will need a federal bailout. It means you and all of us will need to pay for this crisis.
Oct 25, 2018 | Richard Eisenberg |
“Great Depression” Ahead? IMF Sounds Dire Warning
Massive government debts and eroded fiscal buffers since 2008 suggest global dominos await a single market crash.
Oct 17, 2018 | Asia Times |