The Fed and many economists seem to think the economy is strong, but is it? My Thoughts on the Economy Based on the Data I Read The Fed ignores U-6 unemployment data which still has the rate over 11%. The Producers Price Index (PPI) today came in lower than expected. The Dollar is down $1 and fell since the PPI …Read More
Is Deflation Still a Threat to Gold?
By: Doug Eberhardt Category: Gold Tags: 10 year, commodities, Deflation, Dollar, EURO, europe, fed, Gold, Japan, M2, money velocity, PPI, prices, Stock Market, Treasuries, YEN
When you talk to investors as to why they buy gold, many look to the precious metal as being a hedge against inflation. But since 2011 we have been experiencing deflation and the yellow metal has felt the affect of an overall declining commodity market. Many that have been relentlessly bullish on gold since 2011 point to inflation in the …Read More