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Big Banks Call for Recession and Possible Stock Market Crash

(Mike Gleason, Money Metals Exchange) The converging forces of price inflation and economic contraction continue to weigh on asset markets. The Dow Jones Industrials got...

The Politics of Sound Money: What’s at Stake

(Clint Siegner, Money Metals News Service) An occasional critic will ask that we “stick to our lane” and limit commentary to metals and the markets....

Take Advantage When Markets Succumb to Fear

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) Last Wednesday’s rate hike by the Federal Reserve failed to convince investors that the central bank can tame inflation...

Following the Fed’s Hike, Which Markets Have Legs?

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) Markets responded to the Federal Reserve’s widely anticipated 50 basis-point rate hike yesterday by rallying. Investors breathed a sigh...

Fed Poised to Impose Fastest Rate Hikes in Decades

(AP) The Federal Reserve is poised this week to accelerate its most drastic steps in three decades to attack inflation by making it costlier...

Plunging Bond Market Signals Trouble Ahead

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) As Russia appears to be on the verge of defaulting on its debt, the U.S. debt market is also...

Has the Fed Abandoned Its Average Inflation Target?

(William J. Luther, American Institute for Economic Research) Inflation continues to exceed the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent target. The Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index...

Currency Wars Center on Russia’s Gold

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) In response to Russia’s war on Ukraine, the U.S. and G-7 countries have launched a currency war against the...

Powell: Digital Currencies Will Require New Regulations

(AP) Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said new forms of digital money such as cryptocurrencies and stablecoins present risks to the U.S. financial system...

Powell Says Fed Will Hike Further and Faster if Necessary

(AP) Chair Jerome Powell said Monday that the Federal Reserve would raise its benchmark short-term interest rate faster than expected, and high enough to...