Bernanke talking inflation, but it is deflation he is worried about. Don’t be fooled.
When most people talk about interest rates today, they realize the lowest rates can go is to zero. Consequently, they believe at present the bottom is almost in for interest rates and the only thing the future holds is higher inflation and interest rates. But since the economy has not yet recovered, what can the Fed do to stimulate the …
In my continued exposure of those who write articles that misrepresent gold I’ve run across an article written recently by former Ronald Reagan chief economic adviser and current Harvard Economics Professor, Martin Feldstein called “Is Gold a Good Hedge?”
I will dissect Feldstein’s article that is full of what I believe to be deliberate misinformation to confuse readers as to what gold truly represents in today’s economic and investment climate.
The advice from Dave Ramsey is to “only invest in something that has a good long-term track record.” Well Dave, in case you didn’t know, gold has over a 5,000 year track record. Is that a long enough track record for you?
The U.S. Dollar on the other hand has only a 38 year track record without gold backing.
“DOW 10,000 (version) 2.0,” but is it really a better version, or even the same version as DOW 10,000 of 1999?
What most don’t realize is that the DOW 10,000 of 3/12/99 was worth more in terms of purchasing power than DOW 10,000 10/14/09 by a whopping 23.8%. Why? Because the dollar index has fallen 23.8% since March of 1999.