Central Banks Have Gone Rogue, Putting Us All at Risk

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China Contagion Risk is Now Spreading, And US Stock Market is NOT Immune

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One Bank Says this is the Biggest Risk for Commodities Demand

Scotiabank’s Commodity Price Index fell 0.7 percent month-on-month in July, drawn downward by “weakness in the metals sub-index.”   According to the firm, commodities prices have been pressured by two main factors: a drop in macro sentiment and a stronger US dollar. Base metals have taken the brunt of the damage, but other commodities have also […]

Crypto Retirement Funds Pose Too Much Risk, Says SEC: Don’t Do It

If you were planning on using Bitcoin to retire, you might want to think again. Why? Well, because the SEC has recently warned against cryptocurrency retirement funds. Here’s why. Cryptocurrency Retirement Funds As people approach retirement, many are nervous about where they are sitting financially. For these reasons, people are turning to self-directed IRAs, which […]

S&P 500 vs. Gold (AKA Amigo #1); a Closer Look at Risk

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Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Stocks on a Roll and Rule on Risk

The sanctions and tariffs long promised by US President Donald Trump are finally here, and the markets don’t like what they see. Base metals have continued their downward journey this week, with copper hitting a new 2018 low at US$ 6,399 per tonne after finishing last week at an already deflated US$ 6,648. The red […]

Risky Business: Rick Rule Reminisces on Risk and Reward

Location, location, location —a phrase used most often by real estate agents is just as applicable to miners and where they stick a shovel. Some jurisdictions are favored for their ease of investment and clear-cut laws, others are on blacklists for fickle decision-making on behalf of their leaders or social unrest. Most fall in the […]